Empowering HR Professionals: IIM Lucknow and Imarticus Learning Launch Executive Management Programme in People Leadership & Strategic HR Management


The program covers various people management competencies essential for HR leaders, allowing them to drive strategic initiatives and manage an evolving workforce

August 16, 2023:  The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow, one of the premier national-level institutes of management in India, in partnership with Imarticus Learning, India’s leading professional education firm, has taken a significant step towards the forefront of executive education by launching a groundbreaking Executive Management Program in People Leadership & Strategic HR Management. This exclusive course aims to empower learners with the necessary skills to excel in team management and become effective future people leaders.

Geared towards emerging senior HR professionals and ambitious business managers seeking to make a mark in their careers, this program offers a unique opportunity to enhance skills and gain exposure to the best HR management practices critical for the future of work. This course is designed for experienced graduates. The comprehensive curriculum covers various people management competencies essential for HR leaders, empowering learners to drive strategic initiatives and effectively navigate the challenges of managing an evolving workforce.

The course is an 11-month-long program consisting of 9 modules, which comprehensively cover various Management topics. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will earn a certificate from IIM Lucknow. To be eligible for the course, Candidates must hold a graduate qualification with a minimum aggregate of 50% and have at least five years of work experience post-completion of the qualifying education.

Distinguished by its emphasis on practical insights and real-world applications, the Executive Management Program provides HR professionals and leaders with an in-depth understanding of the management challenges faced by the HR fraternity, CXOs, and business leaders. The program features masterclasses conducted by seasoned CXOs, enabling learners to expand their professional networks, enhance their social net worth, and acquire the relevant skills necessary to become industry stalwarts in the future.

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This collaboration between IIM Lucknow and Imarticus Learning offers an unparalleled learning experience, combining the expertise of IIM Lucknow’s faculty with the convenience of live online lectures. The program encompasses 150+ hours of immersive learning, featuring real-world business case studies that provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the dynamics of People Leaders. Additionally, learners benefit from six gamified sessions that simulate CXO-level business and HR excellence, five masterclasses led by industry pioneers, a three-day campus immersion at IIM Lucknow, and the esteemed status of being executive alumni of IIM Lucknow.

With this pioneering program, IIM Lucknow has positioned itself at the forefront of executive education in India, equipping professionals with the skills, knowledge, and network needed to thrive as influential leaders in the dynamic business landscape of the future.

Prof. Nishant Uppal, Chairperson, Management Development Programme (MDP), IIM Lucknow, said, “We are thrilled to launch the Executive Management Program in People Leadership & Strategic HR Management in collaboration with Imarticus Learning. This program represents a significant step forward in executive education, equipping HR professionals and business managers with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their roles. With our renowned faculty and Imarticus Learning’s expertise, we are confident that this program will empower learners to become effective leaders and make a mark in their careers. We are committed to providing a comprehensive and practical learning experience that prepares professionals for the challenges of managing an evolving workforce. This collaboration exemplifies our dedication to offering cutting-edge programs and staying at the forefront of executive education in India.

Mr. Nikhil Barshikar, Founder and MD of Imarticus Learning said, “HR professionals are capable of building organizations that thrive under any circumstances, with happy, productive employees who grow and contribute to the company’s growth. At Imarticus Learning, we are focused on ensuring that every course we launch for each field has a world-class pedagogy and offers a holistic learning experience. Our recently launched Executive Management program in People Leadership & Strategic HR Management stands out as a unique offering in its field.. People management is a skill that needs to be honed constantly since every individual evolves over time.  This is the 4th Programme, Imarticus Learning has partnered with IIM Lucknow. We are pleased to continue our long-standing partnership with IIM Lucknow, a renowned educational institution with proficient and experienced faculty, and look forward to maintaining our fruitful collaboration.” 

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About IIM Lucknow:

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow, is one of the premier national-level institutes of management in India, involved in generating and imparting knowledge in the field of management. IIM Lucknow stands tall on the foundation of an excellent, committed and profoundly knowledgeable faculty, innovative and unique pedagogical tools and an eclectic and diverse student community that has a burning desire to make new paths of its own. The Association of MBAs (AMBA) has accorded accreditation to the Institute’s PGPM, IPMX, and PGPWE programmes. IIM Lucknow is amongst the five B-Schools in India to achieve the coveted dual accreditations by the Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB) as well as the Association of MBAs (AMBA). Worldwide, only about 5% of the institutes have acquired AACSB’s accreditation. IIM Lucknow is now ranked 79th globally in its maiden entry into the prestigious Financial Times (FT) 100 List of Global Business Schools for its flagship PGP (MBA) Programme. The Institute scored high on student employability, career progression and research.

About Imarticus Learning 

Imarticus Learning is a leading Edtech company in India, offering high-quality, industry-specific education via innovative technology, specialized training, career assistance, and mentorship from industry professionals. It has impacted over 10,00,000 careers within a decade through leading-edge curriculums, highly experienced faculty, and over 500 global partnerships with leading institutions and corporations. Imarticus Learning seeks to upskill existing and future workers to fulfill various industries’ current and upcoming job market demands. Its objective is to provide learners with valuable learning experiences, educate them with industry-specific skills, and prepare them to take on multiple job roles in their sector.

Imarticus Learning is renowned for its unique teaching methodology, including immersive live lectures (online and offline), peer-to-peer discussions, hybrid learning modules, industry-focused seminars, capstone projects, guest lectures, soft skills training, etc. It offers courses that prepare learners for successful careers in data science, analytics, finance, banking, and technology.

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