The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow has invited applications for its executive program in the field of strategic human resources. The first batch of the six-month certification program will begin on April 16, 2022. The course is aimed at aspiring hiring managers who have a passion for building tech-savvy future organizations, the institute says.
Graduates in any discipline with a score of 50 percent or an equivalent score in the highest qualification, and at least 3 years of work experience in business or a teaching specialization in HR roles are required to qualify for this program.
Developed in collaboration with WileyNXT, it provides certification courses for HR professionals on integrating data and technology into the human resource function. The curriculum includes both practical and applied learning. Students will have the opportunity to turn the knowledge gained into practical application through case studies, projects and discussions, the institute added.
The program’s curriculum consists of more than 160 teaching hours and six masterclasses by top CXOs and business leaders. Upon successful completion of the program, a joint certification from IIM Lucknow and Wiley will be provided.
Commenting on the program, Prof Girsh Balasubramanian, Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow said: “As an aftereffect of the ongoing pandemic, we are seeing most companies undergoing core transformations in their culture, values and talent strategy. domain is becoming a lot more agile and due to the new skill demands of the position, it is imperative to create professionals who are equipped and skilled enough to help enterprises adopt and deploy disruptive technologies across the system.”
“Companies are becoming increasingly dependent on technology, requiring digital transformation across the board. The pandemic has made us aware of the role of digital and tech-enabled HR leaders in helping organizations navigate unprecedented challenges. Tailored to market demand, our Strategic HR program is a niche program that focuses on upskilling HR professionals in a way that makes it easy for them to cope with the changing and dynamic challenges within the position”, Prof Pavni Kaushiva, Assistant Professor of Human Resources Management, Indian Institute of Management, said Lucknow.
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