It is increasingly being realized that people are key differentiators in enabling organizations to gain and maintain competitive edge in a borderless society. It is thus imperative f or organizations to attract, nurture, develop and retain such talent which will be responsive to the demands of ever changing technology, increased mobility and fast growing obsolescence. HR professionals with an in depth understanding of the fundamental issues of management and related-disciplines and who bring an insight for perceptive people management are increasingly in demand.
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It is increasingly being realized that people are key differentiators in enabling organizations to gain and maintain competitive edge in a borderless society. It is thus imperative f or organizations to attract, nurture, develop and retain such talent which will be responsive to the demands of ever changing technology, increased mobility and fast growing obsolescence. HR professionals with an in depth understanding of the fundamental issues of management and related-disciplines and who bring an insight for perceptive people management are increasingly in demand. Organizations, Consulting houses, Government, Institutional bodies and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) are continuously seeking the expertise of skilled HR professionals to address present and emerging challenges of managing the diverse needs of a growing human talent pool. Insights and perspectives into the various HR subsystems will also be a necessary condition for enabling future HR professionals to contribute to the attainments of organizational development initiatives. The Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDM(HRM) prepares a cadre of HR professionals equipped with appropriate values, perspective, and competencies to become catalysts in developing a culture of excellence in the organization.
The programme is approved by AICTE and accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and internationally by the prestigious Association of MBA’s (AMBA).
The program is being offered with the following objectives:
To acquire expertise in the different fields of human resources and employee relations;
To understand the different areas of businesses and their linkages with the discipline of human resource management;
To comprehend the strategic role of human resources in an organizational development model;
To gainfully use technology across the various human resource function;
To become change agents of an organization and society at large; and,
To develop skills that make for sensitive and responsive professionals who integrate the working of the “heart and mind” as the foundation for building an enriching organization climate
IMI follows the trimester system with the academic calendar beginning in the month of June 2017 and each trimester being of 11-12 weeks duration. At the end of the first three trimesters of the program, all students are required to undergo compulsory summer internship for 8-10 weeks in the industry. The program equips students with strong conceptual skills to manage businesses in an integrated manner. The emphasis is on developing a holistic manager with a vision to take on the challenges of the future in a socially sensitive manner.
Program Structure and Curriculum
The curriculum is designed with a holistic approach to human resource management. The course comprises 114 credits distributed among several compulsory and elective courses, and the Summer Internship. Since the emphasis is to provide specialization in HRM, the effort has been to provide a balanced package based on industry requirements.
Courses – OBHR Area
Organizational Behaviour – I : Individual
Organizational Behaviour – II: Teams and Groups
Organizational Behaviour – III: Organizational Design and Development
HR Systems & Processes
Human Resource Planning
Recruitment & selection
Learning & Development
Compensation and Reward Management
Competency Management & Assessment Centre
Employee Relations and Management of Unions
Employee Relations : Legal Framework-1
Employee Relations: Legal Framework – II
Management of Change
International HRM & Cross Cultural Management
Courses – Other Areas
Macro Economic Theory & Policy
CSR and Sustainable Development
Principles and Practices of Corporate Governance
Management of Accounting
Quantitative Techniques for HR
Research Methodology for HR
Information Technology for Decision Making
Human Resource Information Systems
Strategy Formulation and Implementation
Managing Oral Communication
Written Analysis & Communication
Courses in the 2nd year are designed to offer students an opportunity to pursue their interests in various functional areas. Students will thus have an opportunity to specialize in the functional area of their interest. A student can specialize in more than one area, the areas being Marketing, Finance, Strategy, Information Systems and Operations. In the PGDM program specialization is not offered in the area of Organization Behavior and Human Resource Management. A student also has an opportunity to pursue a Course of Independent Study (CIS) in lieu of an elective, to further his/her interest in a particular area, subject to meeting the conditions specified for the purpose and reviewed from time to time.
Summer Internship Program
On completion of First year, all students are required to gain hands-on experience in the application of core concepts and functional skills. This practice of ‘Learning by Doing’ helps the student relate the rigor of theory in the world of business. The students work on projects as per the specification of the company. At the end of eight to ten weeks of such a closely guided project, under the supervision of the company executive(s), they submit a report to the company and the institute. The concerned company executive normally provides feedback to the Institute on the student’s performance. Successful completion of Summer Internship is an essential requirement for the award of IMI Post-Graduate Diploma.
Faculty at IMI enjoys academic freedom to adopt appropriate pedagogy for imparting education. Pedagogy would be a combination of lectures, case discussions, presentations, assignments and project work. The primary emphasis would be on interactive and participative methods of learning. Faculty for the program is primarily in-house from IMI but may also include Adjunct or Visiting faculty. Guest lecturers from industry practitioners are also organized to expose students to the current business environment and practices.
Schedule of classes
Classes for the PGDM(HRM) program are held every day starting at 8.30 am and can extend up to late evening hours, including weekends, to suit the requirements of the program. Each class is of 90 minutes duration. Attendance in all classes is compulsory. Classes shall tentatively begin, from the 2nd/3rd week of June 2017.
Eligibility for Admission
To be eligible for admission to the PGDM(HRM) (Program , the participants must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent in any discipline, from a recognized university in India or abroad (recognized by the UGC / Association of Indian Universities), however, final selection may be on higher percentage based on the total number of applications received. The bachelors’ degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years education, after completing higher secondary schooling under the 10+2 system or equivalent. Candidates appearing in the final year of their bachelor’s degree or equivalent are also eligible, provided they furnish the proof of having met the minimum eligibility criteria by September 30, 2017. Candidates who are unable to comply with this requirement may be asked to withdraw from the program. It is desired that candidates complete all academic requirements before joining the program to enable them to keep pace with the rigor and internal assessment schedule of the program.
Participants for the PGDM(HRM) program may be from any discipline such as Engineering, Humanities, Commerce, Economics, Medicine or any other branch of education. Candidates with relevant work experience as also fresh graduates are welcome to apply.
IMI admission Bulletin can be downloaded from our website www.imi.edu
Application form is available at http://admission.imi.edu and must be submitted online. IMI Delhi does not accept Admission applications off-line.
Applicant should complete the online application form and submit the same along with the admission application fee, which is non-refundable.
Cost of an application form will be Rs. 2000/- for an applicant desirous of applying to any one or more than one of the 2-Year Programs of IMI Delhi.
The admission fee can be paid through Credit Card/ Debit Card/Bank Transfer through the designated payment gateway. No receipts are to be sent to IMI’s Admission Office in such a case.
Payment can also be made by Demand Draft, drawn in favor of International Management Institute, payable at New Delhi, giving the IMI Application Form number, program and campus reference on the reverse of the Demand Draft. In the absence of the above information the application will be treated as incomplete and liable to be rejected. All payments by Demand Draft are to be sent to IMI, Delhi.
Applications complete in all respects, including application fees, should be submitted online by midnight of December 12, 2016. Incomplete forms are liable to be rejected summarily.
Admission to the program is through the Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by The Indian Institute of Management at different Centers all over the country. CAT 2016 would be held on December 04th, 2016 (Refer CAT Bulletin for further details).
IMI will obtain the test scores from the IIM for those candidates who have appeared in the CAT examination and have also applied to IMI for the PGDM programs.
IIMs have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the program
Foreign students, PIO and NRI sponsored candidates are also eligible and are required to take the Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) at a test centre outside India, taken not earlier than December 2014 and not later than December 2016.
Indian residents who have appeared for GMAT, not earlier than December 2014 and not later than December 2016 are also eligible to apply.
Candidates will be required to furnish their GMAT scores while applying and provide an attested copy of the GMAT score sheet to the Admission Office for verification at the time of personal interview. GMAT scores without the above document will not be accepted and the application may be summarily rejected.