Indian Institute of Management - Tirchy (IIM-Trichy) has launched a special Postgraduate Programme in Human Resource Management (PGPHRM) for working professionals in Chennai on 8 April 2014.
PGPHRM is envisaged as a complete management programme for those who want to create a niche for themselves in a career in human resources and this executive course will be of 3 years duration. The course-takers will have to attend 4 classes in a week at evenings. The programme is designed with an aim to help professionals continue their professional education besides continuing working without any hindrance told Prafulla Agnihotri- IIM-T director.
The course must be confused with the part-time one and the classes will be held at the institute itself. The first batch of this course will begin attending classes from July 2014 and those who are Professionals with possessing a work experience of 3 years or above can apply. The course will incur fee of Rs 10 lakh for each programme.
This new programme will teach the same curriculum in its first year which is taught to the postgraduate programme in business management (PGPBM), launched two years back. Whereas, the following terms will lay stress on the core concepts and application-based HR courses, explained Agnihotri.
In addition, the programme will cover a live industry project and electives encompassing employee relations, organisation development and change, HR analytics, employee engagement and global HR and diversity and learners can pick one any of these.
This programme will offer students to get specialization in one of the 5 human resources sub-specializations as follows- employee relations, organization development and change, human resources analytics, employee engagement and global human resources and diversity.
The deadline to apply for both third batch of PGPBM and the first batch of PGPHRM is 5 May 2014. Application forms can be obtained from the official website: iimtrichy.ac.in.
The selection will be made based on CV, performance in a written test and interview. The candidates who possess a valid CAT or GMAT scores need not go through the written test.