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True to the spirit of the statement that the ultimate success parameter for Human Resource Development is the death of HR Department, Organizations are increasingly becoming appreciative of the developmental role that their managers must play in developing employees. While many a line manager has that basic urge to develop the employees, more often than not they are handicapped by a lack of professional knowledge and skills that are essential to play the HR role effectively. It is also very common for such managers occupying positions in the HR department in many organizations in India without having adequate professional qualifications. While experience might have been the backbone of effective performance in the corporate world of yesterday, knowledge and continuous learning is the mainstay amongst the best organizations of today.
It is against this backdrop that XLRI has started a consolidated program in Human Resource management in 2005. The program aims to provide an opportunity for them to study and earn an Executive Diploma in HRM, while working, without interrupting their career.
The above stated objectives will be attained through:
An intensive program useful from a corporate management view point.
The Programme is of 16 month duration. The total number of courses are 15 (fifteen) and are slated from Term-I to Term V for contact classes, while Term VI for Dissertation. Each course consists of 12 sessions of 90 minutes.
Each course is designed for 100 hours with 18 hours of classroom contact hours and 82 hours of individual and group input.
In the first five terms, there will be one contact session each, which will be residential in nature. Each course will have 10-12 days contact sessions.
There will be four sessions per day of 90 minutes each. Internal faculty will handle two courses while an external resource person (preferably a practitioner) may handle the third. The schedule may be flexible.
Courses in the programme are designed to:
List of courses are as follows:
The programme incorporates a Dissertation, which will be initiated in the fourth term and completed by the end of sixth term. The participant will choose an area of his/her interest; closely work with the faculty guide. S/he will identify a problem related to HR. It is suggested that the project is an action research based. The project is equivalent to three courses of a term. It is suggested that the student has an internal guide from their organization for the project. However, the evaluation will be done by the XLRI faculty guide.
The examination and evaluation required for certification shall be carried out by XLRI, Jamshedpur. The faculty members teaching their respective courses will choose the method of evaluation most appropriate to the material. The certificate will be awarded directly by XLRI, Jamshedpur. Each concerned faculty will evaluate the participants. Assessment in all the courses is continuous, varied and exacting. It emphasizes development of personal and professional competence as well as gaining of business knowledge and skills. After successful completion of all the courses the participants will be awarded an "Executive Diploma in HRM".
The following criteria would be used for selection:
Eligible candidate registered for the programme will be shortlisted and called for Interview (Personal/Skype). Final selection will be based on the performance of interview.
The next batch would commence in October 2018
The fee for the programme will be Rs. 4.1 lakhs + Service Tax per candidate. This will include tuition fees and other infrastructure necessities as required for an effective academic programme. This will not include board and lodging expenses.
Travel, board and lodging expenses will have to be borne by the participants. Accommodations will be provided in the campus on twin sharing basis.
Registration will start on May 15, 2018
Office of the Corporate Programs
C H Area (East)
Jamshedpur - 831 001