Professional Development

CPHR BC & Yukon’s learning and development is purposefully tailored for today’s HR practitioner.

Our high-quality learning events address both foundational knowledge and hot topic areas enabling you to directly impact your business.

9 HR Competencies

Here are the Professional Development opportunities CPHR BC & Yukon and their partners are currently offering.

For a complete list of CPHR BC & Yukon events, please refer to the online calendar.

CPHR BC & Yukon core programming

Focuses on skills and knowledge building addressing current trends and practices, custom delivered by leading experts in the industry.

2023 Symposium Schedule – What’s Coming Up

Jan. 27, 2023

Vancouver Legal Symposium – In Person Event

Location: Terminal City Club, Vancouver, BC


Feb. 24, 2023

Vancouver Island Symposium – In Person Event

Location: The Union Club, Victoria, BC


Mar. 10, 2023

Talent Management Symposium & Showcase – Virtual Event

Location: Online


Mar. 31, 2023

Fraser Valley Symposium – In Person Event

Location: Abbotsford, BC


Jun. 2, 2023

Inclusion Symposium & Showcase – Virtual Event

Location: Online


Jun. 29, 2023

Legal Symposium: Mid Year Update – Virtual Event

Location: Online


Sep. 28-29, 2023

Northern Symposium + Social – In Person Event

Location: Prince George, BC


Oct. 20, 2023

Yukon Symposium – In Person Event

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon


Nov. 3, 2023

Interior Symposium – In Person Event

Location: TBD


Nov. 17, 2023

HR Tech Symposium & Showcase – In Person Event

Location: Vancouver, BC

Professional Development Calendar – Scheduled Courses

Dec. 1

Webinar: Salary Transparency: A More and More Vital Tool in Recruitment

Location: Online

HR Competency:

  • Workforce Planning and Mobility
  • Organizational Change and Development
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Dec. 6

Webinar: What HR Professionals Need to Know About Gender-Based Violence

Location: Online

HR Competency:

  • Inclusion, Diversity and Human Connections
  • Organizational Change and Development
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Feb. 15-16

Webinar: Best Practices of Employee Group Benefits

Location: Online

HR Competency:

  • Total Rewards


Feb. 21-May 23

In-Person: The Dale Carnegie Course®

Location: Burnaby, BC

HR Competency:

  • Learning, Development and Succession Planning

Feb. 23

Webinar: Importance of Indigenous Resource Groups and the Benefits to your Organization

Location: Online

HR Competency:

  • Inclusion, Diversity and Human Connections
  • Organizational Change and Development

Feb. 23-24

Webinar: Learning Payroll I

Location: Online

HR Competency:

  • Learning, Development and Succession Planning
  • Total Rewards

Mar. 2-3

Webinar: Learning Payroll II

Location: Online

HR Competency:

  • Learning, Development and Succession Planning
  • Total Rewards

Mar. 9-10

Webinar: Employment Standards

Location: Online

HR Competency:

  • Learning, Development and Succession Planning
  • Total Rewards

Mar. 13-Jun.26

In-Person: The Dale Carnegie Course®

Location: Kelowna, BC

HR Competency:

  • Learning, Development and Succession Planning

Mar. 21-23

Webinar: Workplace Investigations Certificate Program

Location: Online

HR Competency:

  • Inclusion, Diversity and Human Connections
  • Organizational Change and Development

Mar. 22-23

Webinar: Employment Standards

Location: Online

HR Competency:

  • Learning, Development and Succession Planning
  • Total Rewards


Mar. 28-29

Webinar: Taxable Benefits & Allowances

Location: Online

HR Competency:

  • Learning, Development and Succession Planning
  • Total Rewards

  • Mar. 30

    Webinar: Interpreting Latest Census Data and Indigenous Workplace Planning

    Location: Online

    HR Competency:

    • Inclusion, Diversity and Human Connections
    • Organizational Change and Development

    Professional Development Calendar – Self-Paced/Online

    Ongoing

    On-demand: Academy to Innovate HR

    Location: Self-Paced/Online

    HR Competency:

    • Inclusion, Diversity and Human Connection
    • Total Health and Wellness
    • Employee and Labour Relations
    • Total Rewards
    • Innovation
    • HR Technology and Analytics
    • Learning, Development and Succession Planning
    • Workforce Planning and Mobility
    • Organizational Change and Development

    Ongoing

    On-demand: Anti-Racism for Workplaces

    Location: Self-Paced/Online

    HR Competency:

    • Inclusion, Diversity and Human Connection
    • Total Health and Wellness
    • Employee and Labour Relations

    Ongoing

    On-demand: Autism and Neurodiversity in the Workplace

    Location: Self-Paced/Online

    HR Competency:

    • Total Health and Wellness
    • Inclusion, Diversity and Human Connection
    • Workforce Planning & Mobility

    Ongoing

    On-demand: Calm Monkey | Mindfulness Facilitator Training & Certification

    Location: Self-Paced/Online

    HR Competency:

    • Total Health and Wellness

    Ongoing

    On-demand: Eliminating Workplace Sexual Harassment

    Location: Self-Paced/Online

    HR Competency:

    • Total Health and Wellness
    • Employee and Labour Relations


    Ongoing

    On-demand: Fundamentals in Group Benefits

    Location: Self-Paced/Online

    HR Competency:

    • Total Rewards


    Ongoing

    On-demand: Fundamentals in Retirement Plans

    Location: Self-Paced/Online

    HR Competency:

    • Total Rewards

    Partner programming

    Pre-Approved for CPD, intensive, multi-day or certification course programs that supplement CPHR BC & Yukon core programming, delivered by approved providers.

    Designation exam preparation

    CPHR National Knowledge Exam preparation options to suit your learning style, including in-person, online and study groups. Please view the calendar to see if there is an available study group or email info@cphrbc.ca.