Reskilling and Upskilling for HR Professionals – Gain Skills for the Future with the IIM Calcutta Advantage

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta), ranked third best B-School in India (NIRF, 2021) and number 1 according to Business Today ranking (2021), has announced the launch of the thirteenth batch of the Executive Program in human resources management with emeritus. This impactful one-year program is useful for mid-career professionals, including line managers interested in HRM. It is also helpful for professionals with at least 2 years of experience to hone their people management skills through live online sessions and a 4-day on-campus immersion at IIM Calcutta.

According to a recent Deloitte Insights report (2021), 75% of human resources (HR) professionals say HR accountability will expand, and 84% of professionals say they need to redesign their work experience to improve productivity . There is a need to re-evaluate workforce management as if nothing had happened. The Executive Program in Human Resource Management includes an industry-aligned curriculum designed to help learners develop an advanced approach to talent management and would help match employee potential to meet business priorities. It would also allow participants to manage human resources through acquisition, retention, skills mapping, job evaluation, fit analysis and HR analysis.


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Why Join the 13th Batch of IIM Calcutta Executive Program in Human Resource Management?

Recently, the role of HR has evolved. This is not just limited to talent management, but also includes matching employee skills with changing business demands, fostering an employee-centric workplace, and ensuring a increased labor productivity to achieve business goals. According to a recent Gartner report (2021), nearly 60% of HR leaders said developing essential skills and competencies will be their most important priority this year. Therefore, it is necessary to upgrade periodically to keep pace with growing business demands and carve out a competitive edge.

The Executive Program in Human Resource Management at IIM Calcutta provides a realistic learning experience with an emphasis on developing people management practices aligned with contemporary modules on HR in an industry context 4.0, emerging forms of work such as GIG and WFH, DEI (diversity, equality and inclusion) and human resources analysis. Candidates will be adept at managing the micro and macro aspects of human resource management to help their organization achieve workforce resilience, business productivity, and competitive advantage. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate from IIM Calcutta and the prestigious IIM Calcutta Executive Education Alumni status.

According to the program directors, Professor Amit Dhiman, Professor of Human Resource Management, and Professor Nimruji Prasad Jammulamadaka, Professor of Organizational Behavior at IIM Calcutta, said:
“According to recent industry reports, human resources in India are expected to increase by 9.8% this year, creating nearly 100,000 jobs for skilled professionals. To meet the growing demand from professionals seeking careers growth in HR, we have designed this program to help participants improve their people management skills to enhance consumer-driven business growth strategies.Towards the end of the program, participants will be able to to create, manage and drive advanced HRM initiatives, which will enable their staff to effectively contribute to organizational transformation and growth”.

Benefits of IIM Kolkata Executive Education Alumni Status

IIM Calcutta is the first business school in India to achieve triple accreditation by three world-renowned business school accrediting organizations: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), European quality (EQUIS) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA). It is also the only Indian business school to be a member of the Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS). Regularly ranked in leading ranking organizations in India and abroad, IIM Kolkata’s executive education programs, delivered by renowned IIM Kolkata faculty, have a proven heritage of training professionals and leaders to stay competitive with cutting edge skills and competencies.

Upon passing all components of the assessment, having a minimum attendance of 66% in each module and participating in the on-campus immersion, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion and the prestigious IIM Calcutta Executive Education Alumni status. . Participants will benefit by registering to access the alumni portal and receiving an email id on the domain.

Additionally, learners will also receive exclusive access to Distinguished Career Services to proactively support their career growth aspirations during the program. These services include dedicated sessions on interview preparation, job placement assistance, and building an impressive resume and LinkedIn profile. The portal uses an online platform where placement assistance from Emeritus partner companies is posted, applied and tracked to success. Many distinguished alumni work in companies such as Microsoft, ICICI Bank, Infosys, HDFC, Airbnb, TCS, Ola, Flipkart, JSW, Wipro, Honeywell, JP Morgan, Reliance Jio, Mahindra, Gartner, Accenture, Cognizant, among others .

Key points of the Executive Program in Human Resource Management at IIM Calcutta:

· Start date:
June 30, 2022

· Costs:
INR 3,25,000 + GST

· Duration:
1 year

Apply by:
June 22, 2022

Enroll in Batch 13 of IIM Calcutta’s Executive Program in Human Resource Management, offered by Emeritus, a global leader in making high-quality education accessible and affordable. Flexible payment options and low-cost EMI options are available, and you can resolve any questions directly with our experts by calling us on +91 82779 98590. You can also write to

About IIM Kolkata:

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta) was established as the first national institute of management graduate and research by the Government of India in November 1961 in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the government of West Bengal, the Ford Foundation and Indian industry. IIM Calcutta’s flagship program, the 2-year MBA, was ranked 17th in the world, 1st in India and 2nd in Asia in the 2019 FT MIM Rankings. The Institute’s vision is to emerge as a center of international excellence in all facets of management education, rooted in the Indian ethos and societal values. Over the past four decades, IIM Calcutta has become one of the best business schools in Asia. Its close links with the business world make it an effective mechanism for promoting professional management practices in Indian organizations. Learn more at

About Emeritus:

Emeritus offers personalized and open programs in India, Singapore, Dubai and other countries around the world in collaboration with MIT Sloan, Columbia Business School, IIM Lucknow Executive Education, IIM Calcutta Executive Education, ISB Executive Education, Harvard Business School (HBS), Kellogg Executive Education, Berkeley Executive Education, and Wharton Executive Education, among other leading institutes. The Emeritus Group has over 1,400 employees worldwide and offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Shanghai, Singapore, Palo Alto, Mexico City, New York, Boston, London and Dubai.

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