Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)

Programme Overview

Programme Code: 010108

Duration: 1 Year

Human resource management is the backbone of all the organizations. It matches the manpower requirements both for the present and futuristic needs. The programme comprises of learning by practical work, case studies, industry interface, research findings, and dissertation covering different areas of human resource management. Students will get an in-depth understanding both from the administrative and behavioral aspects of the subject. It prepares them for their futuristic role learning different perspectives. It will also help them become a better professional because human resource management function is common for every other management function in an organization.

School of Management has also collaboration with British Standards Institution (BSI), a leading global independent business services organization that develop standards to help business and industry for the delivery of specialized courses in Management Systems and Business Performance Programmes. Besides this, School of Management also has collaborations with several national and international organizations to give students different exposure. (please see university website for details).

Programme Educational Objectives

  • The PGDHRM course covers various aspects of HRM to help students gain understanding of various management trends followed in an organization from planning to execution of various strategies aligning organization’s objectives.
  • To help students learn new techniques and innovations in Human Resource.
  • To make students aware of the needs of the fast growing and changing Human Resource environment and practices.

Programme Outcomes

Towards the end of the programme, students will be able to:

  • Acquire basic understanding of the Human Resource Management conceptual framework.
  • Develop an ability to understand various facts and facets of managing people and acquire an understanding of policies and practices.
  • Learn to use IT and its applications in Human Resource context.
  • Creatively solve complex business situations and problems
  • Acquire leadership skills.
  • Develop an understanding of legal aspects of Human Resource.
  • Develops students to become better Human Resource professional.

Programme Highlights

Teaching is done through interactive sessions in the classroom. Real life scenarios and situations are shared through videos, audios, role plays, tutorials and group work. Emphasis is laid on practical work which is simulated through case studies, actual projects and learning by doing. The knowledge and skills of students are assessed by innovative techniques. The parameters for assessment are professionally developed for each competency. The programme also includes flexible credit structure with variety of options from amalgamators, augmenters and competency builders (please see university website for details).

Some of the major areas that will be covered

Human Resource Management, Human Resource Analytics, Human Resource Planning and Development, Information Technology, Industrial Relations and Labor laws, Leadership Skills for Managers, Compensation Management, Human Resource in Entrepreneurial firm, Organizational Development and Change.

Career Avenues

One can develop a career in Human resource in different sectors ranging from FMCG, Retail, Tourism, Banking, Hospitality, IT, Media, PR & Advertising, Consultancy, Market Research etc.

Entry Requirements

An undergraduate degree in an appropriate discipline from UGC approved University. In addition, applicants will also have to successfully complete a Goenka Aptitude Test for Admission (GATA) and appear for a personal interview.

Course Structure


Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
HRM 7701 NA Human Resource Management 300 3
HRM 8701 HRM 7701 Human Resource Planning and Development 300 3
ITM 7001 NA Information Technology 302 4
HRM 8702 HRM 7701 Industrial Relations and Labor laws 300 3
HRM 8704 HRM 7701 Leadership Skills for Managers 300 3
GMT 7506 NA Open Online Course 006 3
Total Credits 19


Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
HRM 8706 NA Compensation & Reward Management 300 3
HRM 8707 NA Human Resource in Entreprenuial firm 300 3
HRM 8708 NA Human Resource Analytics 212 4
GMT 8704 NA Mangerial Ethics 300 3
HRM 8703 HRM 7701 Organizational Development and Change 300 3
HRM 8709 Performance Management System 300 3
GMT 8502 NA Dissertation 0012 6
Total Credits 25
Grand Total 44