Human Resource Management Certificate

All students registered in the Human Resource Management program will have access to the UM Online Blackboard system. The purpose and benefits of the Blackboard system are fully explained on the main UM website at Click on “Blackboard” when you reach the home page.

When you register for the Human Resource Management course it is important that you give us your birth date. We use your birth date to create a unique identity for you in the Blackboard system. If we have not coded your birth date into the system you will not have access to Blackboard.

How to Log On to Blackboard
Once you are a fully registered student, you may use the following steps to log on and utilize Blackboard:

Gather your log-in information:

  1. Log in to Blackboard with your CaneID. It is the same username and password used by the MyUM system. If this is your first time using your CaneID go to, and click the “First Time Using CaneID?” link.

  2. If you have a special Blackboard account such as a student account or a guest account, choose the second option and log in with your Blackboard username and password provided by the Bb Help Desk.

Log on to Blackboard:

  1. Go to
  2. “I have a valid CaneID and password” is selected. Click the “Continue” button.
  3. Enter your CaneID and password.
  4. Click the “Login” button.
    1. If you are unable to login, and you do not have (or do not remember) your CaneID, click “First time using CaneID?”
    2. If you are unable to login, and you have a CaneID, click “Manage your CaneID.” You will be able to reset your password using your security question.
    3. If you see a message saying that you do not have a Blackboard account, click the OK button and contact the Blackboard Help Desk as indicated in “Need help?” box on this page.

Log off from Blackboard:

  1. When you are finished using Blackboard, click on the “Logout” button at the top of
    the page.

For further questions about Blackboard contact the Blackboard help desk at 305-284-3949 or