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, Mumbai

  • 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.



Term 1

Subject Code Subject Name Credits
101 Management and Organizational Behaviour 3
102 Statistics for Management 3
103 Economics for Managers 3
104 Financial Accounting 3
105 Personality Development and Business Communication 3
106 Marketing Management 3
107 Human Resource Management 3
Total Credits 21

Term 2

Subject Code Subject Name Credits
201 Organization Development 3
202 Operations Research 3
203 Financial Management 3
204 Macro Economics 3
205 IT Applications for Management 3
206 Performance and Compensation Management 3
207 Learning Development 3
Total Credits 21

Term 3

Subject Code Subject Name Credits
301 Production and Operations Management 3
304 Cost and Management Accounting 2
302 Business Analytics for Managers 3
303 Applied Research in HRM 3
305 Priming for Placements (Business Aptitude) 3
306 Start Ups and Entrepreneurship 3
307 Talent Management 3
308 Design Thinking NC
Contemporary issues/ Seminars 1
Comprehensive Viva 1
Total Credits 22


Term 4

Subject Code Subject Name Credits
401 Strategic Human Resource Management 3
402 Business Laws 3
403 Workforce Metrics 3
404 Elective – 1 Subject 1 3
405 Elective – 1 Subject 2 3
406 Industrial Relations 3
407 Competency Management 3
Project Work & Viva Voce 3
Total Credits 24

Term 5

Subject Code Subject Name Credits
501 Corporate Governance, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 3
502 Functional Analytics – HR Analytics 3
503 Elective – 1 Subject 3 3
504 Elective – 1 Subject 4 3
505 Labour Legislation 3
506 HRM in Global Perspective 3
Total Credits 18

Term 6

Subject Code Subject Name Credits
601 Emotional Intelligence & Positive Psychology 3
602 Digitalization of HR 3
603 Project Management 3
Long-Term Research Project / Viva 5
Lecture Series on SAP – HR NC
Comprehensive Viva-voce 2
Total Credits 16
Term Credits
1 21
2 21
3 22
4 24
5 18
6 16
Total 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. Learning and Development
2. Contemporary HRM
3. Industrial Relations I
4. Industrial Relations II
5. Talent Management
6. Organization Development
7. Cross Cultural Management
8. Leadership and Change Management
9. Balanced Scorecard
10. Strategic Human Resource Management
11. HR Auditing
12. HR 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)

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 Admissions
• 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.

Contact Persons

Dr S Vivek
Assistant Professor
Coordinator PGDM – HRM &
Joint Coordinator – Placements
+91 9177345788

Dr Sinju Sankar
Assistant Professor
Joint Coordinator PGDM – HRM
+91 988 567 8513