XLRI Jamshedpur Executive Development Program in Talent Acquisition


Introduction & Objectives

Talent acquisition is a critical organizational function concerned with recruitment, selection and retention of organisational human resources. An organization’s employee acquisition strategy is expected to ensure right workforce working at right place at the right time. To ensure this the organization needs to be clear about what are the most critical skills and attributes needed in its applicant pool and these skills and attributes must be consistent with the particular job requirements and the organization’s approach to its market. Organizations should screen primarily on important attributes that actually differentiate among those in applicant pool. In this context, this programme is designed with the following objectives:

1.The process of identifying job performance dimensions that are the basis for knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job assigned
2.The process of assessing knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job assigned
3.The process of incorporating knowledge, skills and abilities that are required for job performance in the selection measures
4. Various steps tools and techniques used in employee selection process
The instruction methodology will consist of lectures cum discussions case studies and exercises

Who Can Attend

  • This program is designed for working executives with little or no formal learning in talent acquisition, but whose professional responsibilities include hiring employees for their organization.
  • Graduates/Diploma (10+2+3) in any discipline with minimum 1 years of work experience (full- time paid employment) post completion of graduation

Programme USPs

  • Learning through a balance of cutting-edge management theories
  • Learn through real life cases studies and examples
  • Hands-on experience project
  • Certificate of participation/completion by XLRI Jamshedpur

Programme Currliculum:

  • Talent Acquisition and Talent Management
  • Job analysis in human resource selection
  • Incorporating job analysis results in selection measures
  • Competency –Based Recruitment and Selection
  • Selection interview
  • Ability tests
  • Personality tests
  • Performance tests
  • Strategies for selection decision making 
  • Retention Management
  • HRD through career planning and development 

Course Delivery

Duration of the Programme: 4 Months

Programme Delivery: Programme sessions will be delivered by XLRI faculties on Times Learning platform using direct to participant device (D2D) facility. 

Programme Schedule: Sunday, 12:15 pm to 3:15 pm

Important Dates:

Application Start DateSeptember, 2018
Last Date of ApplicationDecember 20th, 2018
Batch Start DateDecember 23rd, 2018

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Programme Fee


All Fees are payable by Corporate/ Student directly to XLRI
Programme Fee (Taxes extra as applicable)INR 45,000/-

Programme Fee Instalment Schedule

Registration Fee (+Taxes)I Instalment (+Taxes)II Instalment (+Taxes)
Last DateDecember 20th, 2018January 20th, 2019February 20th, 2019
Amount INR*INR 10,000/-*INR 20,000/-*INR 15,000/-
 *Taxes extra as applicable

Programme Duration

4 Months

Programme  Start Date

23rd December 2018

Programme Fee

INR 45,000 +Taxes extra as applicable

XLRI's Executive Management Diploma Programme in Talent Acquisition

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