IM Calcutta Announces the 13th Batch of the Executive Programme in Human Resource Management with Emeritus


Delhi, May 10, 2022: The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta), ranked as the #3 best B-School in India (NIRF, 2021) and #1 as per Business Today ranking (2021), has announced the launch of the thirteenth batch of the Executive Programme in Human Resource Management with Emeritus. This 1-year high-impact programme enables evolving and mid-career professionals, including line managers interested in HRM, with a minimum of two years of work experience to advance their people management capabilities through live online and a four-day in-campus immersion at the IIM Calcutta campus.

According to a recent Deloitte Insights report (2021), 75% of human resource (HR) professionals say that HR’s accountability will expand, and 84% of professionals say they need to rethink their workforce experience to improve productivity. Shifts in technologies, new market realities, evolving business needs, changing consumer preferences, and even the workday concept in the new normal demand a strategic re-evaluation of business-as-usual workforce management. The Executive Programme in Human Resource Management has an industry-aligned curriculum, designed to help learners develop a sophisticated approach to managing talent and would help leverage employees’ potential to meet business priorities. It would also equip participants with a customer-oriented view of managing human resources across acquisition, retention, competency mapping, job evaluation, fit analysis, and HR analytics.

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The programme offers an immersive learning experience through its focus on shaping people management practices aligned with contemporary modules on HR in the context of industry 4.0, emerging forms of work such as GIG and WFH, DEI (Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion), and HR analytics. Participants will be adept at handling the micro and macro-level aspects of human resource management to enable their organisation to achieve workforce resilience, business productivity, and competitive advantage. At the end of this programme, participants will receive a certificate of completion from IIM Calcutta and the prestigious IIM Calcutta Executive Education Alumni Status. 

Commenting on the launch of the thirteenth batch of this programme, Programme Directors, Prof. Amit Dhiman, Professor, Human Resource Management, and Prof. Nimruji Prasad Jammulamadaka, Professor, Organisational Behaviour from IIM Calcutta, said, As per recent industry reports, human resources in India is expected to grow by 9.8% this year, adding close to 100,000 jobs for qualified professionals. To meet the growing demand of professionals looking to make a high-growth career in HR, we have designed this programme to help participants advance their people management skills to enhance consumer-oriented business growth strategies. Towards the end of the programme, participants will be able to create, manage, and drive empowering strategic HRM initiatives, which will enable their workforce to contribute effectively towards organisational transformation and growth”.

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Mohan Kannegal, CEO, India and APAC, Emeritus, said, “The role of HR has evolved manifold in recent times. The role of HR today is not only confined to talent management but also includes bridging employee skillset as per changing business demands, fostering an employee-centric workplace, and ensuring a rise in workforce productivity towards meeting business targets. According to a recent Gartner report (2021), nearly 60% of HR leaders reported that building critical skills and competencies will be their number one priority in 2022. It is thus essential to upskill periodically to keep pace with the increasing business demands and carve a competitive edge. In this context, industry-leading insights from top IIM Calcutta faculty in this one-year programme will help professionals build, drive, and manage innovative HR practices resulting in workforce resilience, transformation, and business growth”.


The thirteenth batch of this programme begins on June 30, 2022, and has a fee of INR 3,25,000 + GST, with flexible payment options and low-cost EMI options available. The programme is offered through Emeritus, a global leader in making high-quality education accessible and affordable, offering a digital-first, seamless learning and high engagement experience. Visit the programme page for more details on the programme. Interested applicants should apply by May 19, 2022, to avail a 10% discount amounting to INR 32,500 + GST on the total programme fee.

About IIM Calcutta:

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta) was established as the first national institute for Post-Graduate studies and Research in Management 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. During its initial years, several prominent faculty formed part of its nucleus, including Jagdish Sheth, J. K. Sengupta, among others. IIM Calcutta is the first business school in India to complete triple accreditation by being recognised by three globally reputed business school accreditation organisations: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and Association of MBAs (AMBA). It is also the only Indian business school that is a member of the Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS). IIM Calcutta has been regularly ranked in all-important ranking organisations in India and overseas. IIM Calcutta’s flagship programme, the 2-year MBA, was ranked 17th in the world, 1st in India and 2nd in Asia in FT MIM 2019 ranking. The vision of the Institute is to emerge as an International Centre of Excellence in all the facets of management education, rooted in Indian ethos and societal values. Over the past four decades, IIM Calcutta has blossomed into one of Asia’s finest business schools. Its strong ties to the business community makes it an effective mechanism for the promotion of professional management practices in Indian organisations. Today, IIM Calcutta attracts the best talent in India – a melting pot of academia, industry and research. The best and brightest young men and women pursue its academic programmes.

About Emeritus: 

Emeritus Executive Education offers customised and open programmes in India, Singapore, Dubai and other global locations in collaboration with IIM Lucknow Executive Education, IIM Calcutta Executive Education, ISB Executive Education, Harvard Business School (HBS), MIT Sloan, Columbia Business School, Kellogg Executive Education, Berkeley Executive Education, and Wharton Executive Education, amongst other leading Institutes. Our world-class executive education programmes, supported by eminent programme experts, provide an immersive learning experience integrated with actionable insights and practical business applications. The meticulously curated programmes are delivered in a different range of formats; in-class, online, as well as blended programmes. Our extensive portfolio also includes short 2-4 day in-class workshops, online courses of 2-3 months duration as well as comprehensive learning journeys that run over 6-9 months, customised to an organisation’s requirement. The Emeritus Group has more than 1,400 employees globally and offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Shanghai, Singapore, Palo Alto, Mexico City, New York, Boston, London, and Dubai. Following its $650 million Series E funding round in August 2021, the company is valued at $3.2 billion, and is backed by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Leeds Illuminate, Prosus Ventures, Sequoia Capital India, Bertelsmann, Accel and SoftBank Vision Fund