PGDM in HR Management

Human Resource management as a function has grown from a mere cost-centric to a profit-centric approach. Today, HR managers assume an active role in the strategic planning and decision making in their organizations. Meeting the challenges head-on and using human resources effectively are critical to the success of any work organization. HRM as a function today has a tremendous potential in the employment of the management graduates in HR generalist and HR specialist roles in almost every organization.

The Post-Graduate Diploma in Management – Human Resource Management (PGDM-HRM) is a two-year full time program comprising four semesters of study including projects. This program is envisaged as the highest quality program in the area of Human Resource Management as it is proactively designed to provide eligible, suitable, and competent HR professionals with sufficient knowledge of business to all industrial sectors.

The course introduces the function of HRM at length, thus, enabling the candidates to seek a career in HR function. This program offers a platter of HR elective courses vis-à-vis other functional area core courses, thus allowing a skill variety.

Key Highlights

  • PGDM-HRM has a unique long-term project opportunity which majorly leads to obtaining pre-placement offers.

  • Students are provided opportunities to become members of The HR club.

  • The course has been designed practically to suit the requirements of HR professionals and includes specialized papers in the area of HR

Programme Educational Objectives

  • To build future leaders who can connect business and HR deliverables.

  • To offer experiential learning in understanding the challenges of HR professionals in order to develop the organizations.

  • To facilitate accelerated learning in the formulation and implementation of best practices in human resources management for sustained competitive advantage in organizations.

  • To provide insights on developing strategies, initiatives and programmes for business performance with focus on organization design, analytics, change and development.

Program outcomes

  • On completion of the programme the learners would be well equipped with necessary knowledge and skills to take up managerial responsibilities in the corporate sector.

  • The learners should be able to anticipate challenges involved in the HR role and act accordingly

  • The learners should be able to identify, initiate and implement best practices in HR in dynamic environment of organizations.
  • The learners on attending the course should be able to align HR practices to business performance with suitable efforts towards organizational development using analytics.

  • The learners should develop human skills in engaging value based learning and ethical practices in management.


First Year

Trimester I

Course Code Course Name Credits
21HRM1101 Management and Organizational Behaviour 3
21HRM1102 Statistics for Management 3
21HRM1103 Economics for Managers 3
21HRM1104 Financial Accounting 3
21HRM1105 Personality Development and Business Communication 3
21HRM1109 Marketing Management 3
21HRM1112 Human Resource Management 3
Total Credits 21

Trimester II

Course Code Course Name Credits
21HRM2214 Organization Development 3
21HRM2201 Operations Research 3
21HRM2202 Financial Management 3
21HRM2203 Macro Economics 3
21HRM2204 IT Applications for Management 3
21HRM2213 Performance and Compensation Management 3
     21HRM2215 Learning and Development 3

Total Credits


Second Year

Trimester III

Course Code

Course Name

21HRM3301 Production and Operations management 3
21HRM3302 Cost and Management Accounting 2
21HRM3303 Business Analytics for Managers 3
21HRM3311 Applied Research in HRM 3
21HRM3305 Priming for Placements (Business Aptitude) 3
21HRM3306 Start Ups and Entrepreneurship 3
21HRM3312 Talent Management 3
21HRM3CIS Contemporary issues/ Seminars 1
21HRM3CV Comprehensive Viva 1

Total Credits


Trimester IV

Course Code Course Name Credits
21HRM4408 Strategic Human Resource Management 3
21HRM4409 Business Laws 3
21HRM4410 Workforce Metrics 3
  Elective – 1 Subject 1 3
  Elective – 1 Subject 2 3
21HRM4411 Industrial Relations 3
21HRM4412 Competency Management 3
21HRMSIP SIP & Viva Voce 3

Total Credits

Summer Intership Project (SIP - 8 weeks)

Trimester V

Course Code Course Name Credits
21HRM5501 Corporate Governance, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 3
21HRM5508 Functional Analytics – HR Analytics 3
Elective – 1 Subject 3 3
Elective – 1 Subject 4 3
21HRM5509 Labour Legislation 3
21HRM5510 HRM in Global Perspective 3

Total Credits


Trimester VI

Course Code Course Name Credits
21HRM6612 Emotional Intelligence & Positive Psychology 3
21HRM6613 Digitalization of HR 3
21HRM6502 Project Management 3
21HRM6LTP Long-Term Project /Viva 5
21HRM6CV Comprehensive Viva 2

Total Credits

Term Credits
1 21
2 21
3 22
4 24
5 18
6 16
Total No. of  Credits 122

*The list of subjects is indicative. The Institute reserves the right to make modifications at any point during the commencement of the programme.


The students have to select any one or two Elective Streams from the list mentioned below as per the norms of the course


1. Risk Management
2. Financial Analysis and Credit Management
3. Derivatives and Structured Finance
4. Financial Modelling
5. Financial Planning and Wealth Management
6. Security Analysis and Portfolio Mgmt
7. Tax Planning and Management
8. Corporate Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions
9. Entrepreneurial Finance
10. Strategic Financial Management
11. Strategic Cost Management
12. Financial Analytics
13. Foreign Exchange Arithmetic
14. Private Equity
15. Fixed Income Securities
16. Financial Econometrics
17. Mutual Funds


1. Product and Brand Management
2. Integrated Marketing Communications
3. Consumer Behaviour
4. Services Marketing
5. Customer Relationship Management
6. B2B Marketing
7. Strategic Marketing
8. Digital Marketing
9. Rural Marketing
10. Agri-Business Marketing
11. Sales and Distribution Management
12. Retail Management
13. Global Marketing Management
14. Social Marketing
15. Media Management
16. Marketing Analytics


1. Supply Chain Management
2. Management of Service Operations
3. Total Quality Management
4. Lean Management
5. Optimization Models for Industry
6. Operations Strategy
7. Strategic Sourcing
8. Warehouse Management
9. Technology and Innovations Management
10. Advanced Inventory Modelling
11. Operations Analytics


1. Cloud Computing for Business
2. Enterprise Resource Planning
3. Relational Database Management system
4. e-Commerce
5. Data Mining and Business Intelligence
6. Data Modelling with R and Python
7. Data Visualising using Advanced Excel
8. Data Visualising using Tableau
9. Digital Governance
10. Cyber Security and Cyber Laws
11. IT Infrastructure


1. Industrial Economics
2. Public Finance
3. Urban Economics
4. Digital Economy
5. Natural Resource Management
6. Energy Economics
7. Environmental Economics
8. Econometrics
9. Contemporary Government Policies & Business
10. Monetary Economics
11. Economics of Infrastructure
12. Agricultural Economics
13. Mathematical Economics
14. International Economics
15. Green Economy


1. Creating a New Venture from Idea to launch
2. Entrepreneurial Finance
3. Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
4. Digital Marketing for Startups and SMEs
5. Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation
6. Family Business Management
7. Corporate Entrepreneurship
8. Business Model for Sustainable Growth
9. Aligning Startups with their Market
10. Detailed Project Report (DPR)

Business Analytics

1. R Studio for Data Science and Machine Learning (ver.1.2.1335)
2. Python for Data Science and Machine Learning (ver.3.7.3)
3. Data Visualising using Tableau
4. Web and Social Media Analytics
5. Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence using R Studio (ver.1.2.1335)
6. Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence using Advanced Python (ver.3.7.3)
7. Big Data Analytics
8. SQL for Data Science



The candidates must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA. (45% in case of SC/ST candidates), from a UGC recognized university/deemed university recognized by the Ministry of HRD, GoI.

Selection Procedure

Step-1 Candidates have to appear in any one of the
admission test (CAT / XAT / MAT/ ATMA / CMAT / GMAT).

Step-2 Register for IPE Admissions online.

Step-3 Short listed candidates will be called for Group
Discussions and Personal Interviews to be held at IPE
Hyderabad and in major cities. Timely updates on the
same will be posted to all the applicants by Team

IPE website provides updates time to time on Course, Hostel and Transport,and Fee details


Students of PGDM are trained to work in every sector including manufacturing as well as services like IT sector, Retail and marketing etc. The scope of placements of the course lies from being HR generalist to HR specialist. Many of the PGDM-HRM alumni are now working as Talent acquisitions officials for top notch companies and also make campus visits. Our students are placed in prestigious organizations some of them being Real Page, Dupont India, AppWorld, Invesco, GVK Bio, Nagarjuna Fertilizers Ltd., Shoppers Stop, Hyundai Mobis, Capgemini, Amazon, Cognizant,Deloitte.

FOR THE YEAR 2022 - 2024

Contact Persons

Dr Deepti Chandra

Assistant Professor
Programme Head PGDM – Human Resource Management

+91 7093134074

Contact Persons

Dr Sinju Sankar

Assistant Professor
Co-Programme Head PGDM – Human Resource Management

+91 988 567 8513