Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (Batch-28) – TimesTSW


Almost every organisation relies on its ‘Human Capital’, the people working in and for it, as one of their most valuable assets to grow and sustain their business. Naturally, Human Resource Management is an essential functional role that has today developed into a complex practice. Today, an organisation needs to consider far more aspects of people management than ever before. While there are many opportunities for HR professionals in today’s world, the challenges faced by them are varied and wide ranging.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (PGCHRM) is a 12-month intensive management education programme delivered via a state-of-the-art Virtual Interactive Learning (VIL) platform. Whether participants are practicing HR professionals or management executives desirous of a career in people management, the programme is developed to give participants a thorough understanding of the challenges in managing human resources for dynamic, success-driven organisations. It transforms them into sensitive leaders, and strong team players. The programme offers them an opportunity to upskill themselves without disengaging from their careers.

Who Can Attend

  • Graduates in any stream from a recognized university
  • Working professionals with minimum 2 years of work experience

Programme Highlights

  • One of the oldest and amongst the Top 10 B-Schools in India, XLRI has a pioneering track record of pursuing excellence. PGCHRM offered is designed by some of the most respected academics in management and has been well received by the industry
  • Beneficiaries include over 7000 working professionals who have advanced their career
  • Quality interactions with experienced executives and peer group learning
  • Specifically designed for working executives with the flexibility of the Virtual Interactive Learning platform
  • Campus component of five days in the beautiful XLRI Campus in Jamshedpur
  • Post Graduate Certificate from XLRI
  • Alumni Status on successful completion of the programme

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Thorough understanding of challenges and issues in Human Resource Management
  • Learn critical elements of Human Resource Management processes
  • Acquire requisite depth and balance of technical and managerial knowledge to tackle real world challenges at the workplace
  • Benefit of quality interactions with experienced executives and peer group learning

Programme Curriculum

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Competency Based HR
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Employee Compensation System
  • Financial Management for HRM
  • Group Behavior in Organization
  • Human Resource Information System
  • Individual Behavior in Organization
  • Introduction to Industrial Relations
  • Introduction to Personnel Management
  • Labor Laws
  • Managerial Counseling
  • Marketing Management for HRM
  • Operations Strategy for HRM
  • Organizational Change and Development
  • Organizational Structure and Design
  • Performance Appraisal and Management
  • Social Research Methods
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Training and Development
  • Project Work

Programme Delivery

The 12-month programme comprises of live virtual interactive learning along with a 5-day in-campus module at XLRI, Jamshedpur.

The Interactive Learning component forms the core of the PGCHRM. Instructors facilitate learning via two-way audio/video synchronous telecommunication mode from the studios set up at XLRI campus. The technology allows the instructor to use slide presentations, video, audio, whiteboards etc. to effectively communicate ideas and interact with participants.

Programme Pedagogy:

  • Project-based courses
  • Lecture Series
  • Case methods
  • Group work
  • Term papers
  • Assignments and Dissertation


Class Schedule:

The classes will be conducted twice a week
Thursday: 6.45 PM to 9.45 PM
Saturday: 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Campus Visit:

The 5 days of in-campus sessions at XLRI, Jamshedpur will be conducted (tentatively) from 13th April, 2020 to 17th April, 2020

Assessment & Evaluation:

Evaluation Methodology includes Written Tests, Assignments, Online Examination, Quizzes etc.
Evaluation method to be chosen by faculty members teaching respective courses
Examination papers to be set and evaluated by XLRI
Examination will be conducted on Saturdays/Sundays


After successful completion of the programme, students will be conferred with “Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management” (PGCHRM) directly by XLRI Jamshedpur.


Important Dates:

Application End Date 12th August, 2019
Screening and short listing of applications 15th August, 2019
Interview Dates 17th & 18th August, 2019
Result Declaration 26th August, 2019
Date of 1st Installment 7th September, 2019
Technical Orientation 21st September, 2019
Inauguration 26th September, 2019
Date of 1st Session 28th September, 2019
Programme End Date September, 2020

Programme Fee Structure

Application Fee *INR 2,500/-
Programme Fee *INR 2,30,000/-
Campus Fee *INR 50,000/-
Total Fee (exclusive of Application Fee) *INR 2,80,000/-
 *Exclusive of GST at 18%

Instalment Schedule:

7th Sept, 2019 1st Dec,2019 1st Feb, 2020 1st Apr, 2020 1st June, 2020
*INR 57,500/- *INR 50,000/- *INR 57,500/- *INR 57,500/- *INR 57,500/-
 *Exclusive of GST at 18%

Programme Duration

12 Months

Application Fee

INR 2,500/-

+ GST @18%

Total Programme Fee

INR 2,80,000/-

+ GST @18%

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