Executive Development Program in SHRM for HR Professionals
IIM Visakhapatnam concluded the 5-month Online Executive Development Certificate Program in Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) on 24 September 2022. In his Valedictory address, Prof. M. Chandrasekhar, Director, IIM Visakhapatnam, urged the graduating batch to be cognizant of the changes in the corporate world and the increased emphasis on decentralization, engagement, participative management, and work-life balance. He also spoke of recent developments concerning moonlighting, quiet quitting, and active disengagement at work, and said that the new-age HR must sit at the strategic table to deal with the new-age challenges. Sharing their experience, the participants, who come with widespread HR experience across industries such as banking, consultancy, pharmaceuticals, hospitality, and education, listed the active classroom discussions, the pace of the program, case-based learning, and the alumni network as the most valuable takeaways. Prof. Bishakha Majumdar and Prof. Balaji Subramaniam, Program Directors, also addressed and congratulated the graduating batch. The ceremony marks the graduation of the 2nd batch of the Certificate Program in SHRM, in partnership with NuLearn. The program was attended by 74 HR professionals, and covered modules such as HR Strategy, Talent Management, Employee Engagement, Design Thinking and HR, and Basic Finances for HR, using case studies, exercises, and capstone projects.