STARTS ON TBD Live Online & In-campus Immersion
DURATION 1 Year Live Online Sessions 3 Hours/ week, Sunday 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM
ELIGIBILITY Graduate/ Diploma holder with minimum 1 year of work experience as on TBD
STARTS ON TBD Live Online & In-campus Immersion
DURATION 1 Year Live Online Sessions 3 Hours/ week, Sunday 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Programme Overview

In the modern world, Human Resource Management is one of the key business drivers in helping organisations strategise effective performance. The HR function is rapidly expanding its focus to encompass not only the employees but the organisation, work and workforce as well. The influence of the HR function is extending beyond function to enterprise and business ecosystem. Inclusion of contemporary practices and emergence of digital technologies has spanned the involvement of HR function even further within an organisation. This calls for the need to develop the know-how to deal with complex challenges with respect to employee recruitment, engagement, development, retention, and beyond. The agility required to handle the ever-evolving necessities of businesses is the new normal for the Human Resource Management sector.

The Management Development Institute's (Gurgaon) Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is designed to equip you with the skills required to help your organisation evolve in an ever-changing market and enable you to build a creative, adaptive, and resilient workforce, adept at meeting business goals. You will also learn to apply best and contemporary practices of HR management to leverage the human resources for effective growth.

As part of the programme, you will also get access to Emeritus Career Services, which empowers you to manage your career proactively.

Emeritus India Career Services

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Career Services image
  • Three 90-minute workshops from career management industry experts
  • Job placement assistance from partner companies are published, applied to, and tracked to success via an online platform (offered in partnership with Superset)
  • Emeritus alumni work at Microsoft, ICICI Bank, Infosys, HDFC, AirBnB, TCS, Ola, Flipkart, JSW, Wipro, Honeywell, JP Morgan, Reliance Jio, Mahindra, Gartner, Accenture, Cognizant, amongst others

Please note:

  • This service is available only for Indian residents enrolled into select Emeritus programmes.
  • MDI Gurgaon or Emeritus do NOT promise or guarantee a job or progression in your current job. Career Services is only offered as a service that empowers you to manage your career proactively. The Career Services mentioned here are offered by Emeritus. MDI Gurgaon is NOT involved in any way and makes no commitments regarding the Career Services mentioned here.
  • 96%

    of HR and hiring professionals say that employee experience is becoming more important.

    (LinkedIn Global Talent Trends 2020)
  • 75%

    of the respondents say the evolving role of HR is important or is very important for their success over the next 12 to 18 months.

    (Deloitte Insights 2021 Global Human Capital Trends)

Who is this Programme for?

This programme is beneficial for:

  • This programme is designed for high-potential mid-career professionals, and budding professionals pursuing advancement in their HR Management capabilities and are looking to acquire a cutting-edge, comprehensive perspective essential for effective execution of HR strategies and initiatives.
  • Senior Professionals who aim to leverage the organisation's 'human capital' and adapt best HR management practices for success and building competitive advantage will benefit from this programme.

Programme Highlights

Live Online Sessions &
In-Campus Immersion

Real-world Case Studies and Simulations

Quizzes & Assignments

Certificate of Completion

Executive Alumni Status

Peer-learning and Networking Opportunities

Live Online Sessions &
In-Campus Immersion

Real-world Case Studies and Simulations

Quizzes & Assignments

Certificate of Completion

Executive Alumni Status

Peer-learning and Networking Opportunities

Learning Outcomes

  • Advance functional capabilities in organisational behavior and strategic HR to build winning HR strategies
  • Achieve HR excellence by understanding the transformational impact of emerging technologies and contemporary HR practices
  • Embed equity within the HR practices and institutionalise a culture of inclusion
  • Execute organisational initiatives to drive employee performance and strategic growth
  • Leverage organisational design and transformation to build a culture of creativity and innovation
  • Learn the dynamics of industrial relations and enhance people analytics skills to excel at the changing role of HR

MDI Executive Alumni Status

The participants of PGCHRM programme shall get the Executive Alumni Status on successful completion of the programme.

  • With more than 700 members joining us every year, the alumni network is growing stronger year on year. Being an Alumni of MDI Gurgaon is about representing the fraternity, and the brand that the institution carries.
  • It comes along, with a plethora of opportunities to network with over 10,000 Alums spreadacross 45 different countries across the globe.
  • Every alum gets access to the email group where they can network, help each other and grow as a pact together.
  • They also get signed up on the alumni portal, another platform to connect and make use of the dense network.
  • All of this with multiple checkpoints of physical and virtual events spread throughout the calendar year.

Programme Modules

  • Managerial Economics
  • Fundamentals of HR and HR Ops
  • Basics of Finance
  • Understanding Self and Others
  • Personality, Values and Attitudes
  • Group and Team Dynamics
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • Perception and Decision Making
  • Aligning HR Systems/Processes to Organisational Strategies
  • Employer branding
  • Learning and development
  • Workplace Wellness
  • HR Consulting
  • Talent management
  • Performance management
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Organisation Planning and Design
  • Organisational Development
  • Managing cross cultural workforce
  • Leadership and Managerial Effectiveness
  • Management of Creativity and Innovation in Organisation
  • Conflict Management and Negotiation Skills
  • Team Dynamics and Team Building for high performance
  • Frames of reference in IR
  • Overview of statutory IR machinery
  • Shifts from industrial relations to employee relations
  • Towards the new realities of work & employee relations
  • International HRM
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • People Analytics for HR
  • Human Resource Information Systems

- The in-campus modules are subject to the conditions/ unavoidable circumstances that prevail at the given point in time. In case the current situation maintains the status quo, suitable alternatives to replace the in-campus modules will be made available via live online sessions.
- Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/ modified/ adapted to fit the participant profile & programme hours.

Programme Director

Prof. Anil Anand Pathak

(B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D.)

Associate Professor,

Organisational Behaviour & Human Resource Management

Lead - Management Development Programmes

Prof. Anil Anand Pathak has over 21 years of experience in teaching, training, and research. He is currently the Lead for MDPs at MDI Gurgaon. He holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from Nagpur University. He has published research papers in various national and international journals and has conducted MDPs for numerous organisations in the Private, Public and Government sectors for junior, middle and senior level executives. He has been a part of various long duration consulting assignments for companies in the private and public sector. Prof. Pathak has handled multiple academic administrative responsibilities at MDI over the years. His teaching interests include Organisational Behaviour, Leadership and Managerial Effectiveness and Negotiation Skill.

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Prof. Nidhi S. Bisht

Assistant Professor,

Organisational Behaviour & Human Resource Management


Prof. Nidhi S. Bisht has over 14 years of experience in teaching, research, and administration. She is the faculty in incharge of the PGDM HRM program at MDI Gurgaon. She has published research papers in various national and international journals and has designed MDPs for various organisations like the Indian armed forces, Canara Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Bharat Electronics Limited, Gas Authority of India Limited, Chief Engineers Indian Army, Reserve Bank of India, Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Punjab National Bank, among others. Prof Bisht’s teaching interests include HR systems & processes, compensation management, and diversity & inclusion, and her current research interests are employee engagement, technology at work, and workplace diversity.

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Programme Certificate

Participants who have 70% & above attendance and have attained a minimum of 40% marks in the evaluation components will receive a Certificate of Successful Completion. Participants who have 50% attendance and have attained a minimum of 40% marks in the evaluation components will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Sample Certificate
Sample Certificate

Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of MDI.

Early applications encouraged. Limited seats are available.

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Loan offered at EMI of INR 6,010
Special Corporate Enrolment Pricing

Round 1: The first application deadline is
Jan 12, 2022 and the fee to apply is INR 1,000 + GST

Round 2: The second application deadline is
Feb 14, 2022 and the fee to apply is INR 1,500 + GST

Round 3: The third application deadline is
Mar 22, 2022 and the fee to apply is INR 2,000 + GST

The Learning Experience

What is it like to learn with the learning collaborator, Emeritus?

More than 300,000 professionals globally, across 200 countries, have chosen to advance their skills with Emeritus and its educational learning partners. In fact, 90 percent of the respondents of a recent survey across all our programs said that their learning outcomes were met or exceeded. All the contents of the course would be made available to students at the commencement of the course. However, to ensure the program delivers the desired learning outcomes, the students may appoint Emeritus to manage the delivery of the program in a cohort-based manner during the course period the cost of which is already included in the overall Course fee of the course.

A dedicated program support team is available 7 days a week to answer questions about the learning platform, technical issues, or anything else that may affect your learning experience.

In collaboration with Emeritus

Erulearning Solutions Private Limited (a company incorporated in India) is a subsidiary of Eruditus Learning Solutions Pte Ltd (a company incorporated in Singapore), and operates under the brand name of 'Eruditus' and 'Emeritus'.