Keeping in mind the growing demand of professional courses among students, the Department of Commerce of the Delhi University has launched a new programme -- Masters of Human Resource and Organizational Development (MHROD), which is a new version of specialized HR course.
This course is set up to outfit the growing needs of the industry for some good professionally qualified students in human resource and organizational development work. This course will provide specialization in HR and organizational skills and is considered to be different from the general MBA degree. As per Sunaina Kanojia, assistant professor and course coordinator, MHROD, Department of Commerce, DU says this course will give the students an interdisciplinary perspective and will also allow them to practice what they have learned in class through a summer internship placement.
The course is of two years programme and will have four semesters in which students need to take up seven courses in each. The number of seats engaged is 146 for the course. In first year the curriculum covers various management concepts as of industrial relations, training and development, compensation management and employee management, negotiations and union management. And the second year comprises of research projects and dissertation papers for students. Summer internship is also conducted in which students have to make a report on the areas they worked on, their contribution and also a conclusion.
The faculty is very strong for this two year programme. About 10 permanent teachers are available, 13 ad-hoc and 14-15 visiting teachers from industry who come down for lectures as and when needed. Guest lecturer is also there who has an industry professional background. After completion of this programme the students serve as managers or assistant managers in various HR departments of different organizations.