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PGDM in Human Resource(HR) Management

Program Info

The employees in any organisation are managed, one way or the other, self or by others. Inspite of the commonality of managing employees , the methodology and approach might differ from person to person, position to position, organisation to organisation and even country to country.  The way employees were managed in 90’s and the way they are managed today has undergone sea change. What was relevant 5 years back does not hold any good today? The practices of yesteryears have undergone dramatic and drastic change and the landscape is further corroborated by global trends, changing lifestyles, and entry of millenials in the workforce.

JIMS offers PGDM with specialisation in HR and the course  lays  a foundation by developing and evolving an individual’s appraoch to manage employeeswith strong focus on application of HR practices and strategies. The course also delves into legal context of handling labour and workers in the organisation. An important and integral part of people management includes skill related to individual , interpersonal , team and organisation behaviour. The course seamlessly embeds modules specifically aimed towards behaviour management and  specific HR related competencies in functional areas such as hiring  employees, onboarding, training and development, managing performance, compensation and rewards, engagement and inclusion.

This course , PGDM HR at JIMS Rohini  leads students to a new level of understanding about people and range of options that can be implemented to manage employees, a grasp on what works and what fails in organisational settings, what triggers employee volatility and their own readiness to develop and polish HR competencies.

Course Objective

PGDM HR intends to groom HR leaders of tomorrow and is focussed towards following broad objectives:

  1. To understand the role and importance of human resource management in organisations.
  2. To understand the implication of human resource management on behavioural aspects of employees.
  3. To develop an understanging of elements of HR function from recruitment, selection, training, performance evaluation, compensation and separation.
  4. To apply the principles and techniques of HRM in real life.
  5. To demonstrate HR specific competencies in decision making at workplace.

Course Content

The pedagogical inputs of the specialisation subjects is done through  rigorous  brainstorming sessions of academicians and experts from corporates. A series of intellectual exchange and discussion are done on the course structure and content to be included in each subject. The course contents undergo revision and updation every year. In the first year the students are exposed to the Functions of managment, Organisation Behavior and basics of Human Resource Management. These courses lay foundation in understanding the critical role of human resource in an organisation. For the students opting HR specialisation , following papers are crafted keeping into consideration theoretical aspect and industry requirements, these papers are spread across  IV, V and VI Trimester. Each specific papers is indicative of key competencies required to handle people in industry .

  1. Industrial Relations & Labour Legislation
  2. Training & Development
  3. Performance Management
  4. Data Analytics in HR
  5. Contemporary Issues in HR
  6. Managerial Competence & Personal Growth
  7. Compensation Management
  8. Organization Change & Development


An innovative blend of claassroom teaching along with industry exposure lays the foundation of  robust career in HR. The concepts discussed in lecture founds an expression in the form of application in projects, group presentation, case study discussion , group discussion and extempore which are also evaluative in nature. The students are also indulged in HR related short term live projects in industy depending on the firm specific need. After completion of three trimester , they undergo summer internship in reputed industrial organisations to practice and hone their skills. In the final year they have to prepare a project report demostrating the knowledge and skills acquired during the entire journey. The corporate interface includes seminars, worskshops, talk shows, mock interview sessions to make them familiar with industry requirements, culture and level of preparedness. 

Career Opportunities

In HR, you have the opportunity to specialize in a specific area, or work as a Generalist . Some of the speciality areas within HR that you may come across can be,

  • HR Generalist
  • Training and Development Coordinator
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Recruitment Specialist
  • Technical Recruiter
  • HR Analyst
  • Talent Acquisition
  • HR Consultant
  • Compensation specialist
  • Performance Management
  • HR Shared Services

Competencies Desired to be a successful HR professional

Much has been said about HR as people oriented, soft side of management, stable in nature but organisations and HR roles have undegone drastic change. So if you are the one who loves to challenge convention, can handle volatility in people, can talk business, understand results and balance sheet, can map your contribution to business results, are quick to innovate new processes and systems, can sense what motivates people, have original ideas, can think about people and procedures, understand law of the land, can adopt technology for betterment of organisation, can negotiate with anyone and everyone, have a fighter spirit, can handle extreme pressure, can work late, can stand up for yourself and above all a passion to bring change and feel change in wherever you go, Welcome to the world of HR !!


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