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SHRM India Partners with XLRI to Launch an Executive Certificate Program



PictureXLRI, Jamshedpur, along with SHRM, today launched an integrated HR Executive certificate programme that will provide working professionals a comprehensive understanding of Human Resource Management and will prepare them for HR Leadership roles in the global environment. The programme will also help the participants in their preparation for the global SHRM certification exams – SHRM-CP and SHRM- SCP.

This is a 5 month program which will be delivered through interactive virtual classroom sessions (3 hours a week) allowing active interactions between fellow students and faculty. The course is perfect for those professionals who are on the lookout for convenient weekend schedules to upgrade their knowledge and skills without missing out on their corporate experience. Students on virtual social learning platform will be provided access to course presentations, projects, case studies, assignments and other reference material. They can further raise their questions and doubts either real time during the live class or offline through the Cloud Campus. Progressive tools like gamified assessment and intelligent analytics will enable a highly effective learning ecosystem.

“We are delighted to partner with XLRI to launch this unique Executive Program in Human Resource Management. The partnership signifies an evolution in the HR certification industry. It is the first step to provide an exclusive opportunity of Dual Certification from two of India’s leading HR institutes, XLRI and SHRM India. We are also pleased to associate with Talentedge, a premier educational service provider which will offer a flexible online program to meet working professionals demanding schedules.” said Ms Achal Khanna, CEO, SHRM India.

Dr R.K. Premarajan, Professor –OB & HR, XLRI, speaking at the launch of the program said “The program is targeted for those working professionals who are MBA graduates with a minimum of 1 year experience or graduates with a minimum of 2 years work experience in the field of HR. With lectures imparted by eminent faculty of XLRI and Industry experts from India and abroad, we are confident that this program will fill a huge void in the HR education needs in India”

The course will be a fully online interactive program which will be delivered using ‘Direct to Device’ technology, offered by Talentedge, India’s first company to provide this solution.  Mr Aditya Malik, CEO & MD Talentedge said “We are pleased to support XLRI-SHRM joint program with LIVE online interactive lectures that provide a ‘real’ classroom experience in a ‘virtual’ environment”.

Students who successfully clear the internal assessments, built in throughout the program, along with the requisite attendance will be awarded a Certificate from XLRI. Pursuant to completing the program,

students may also register and appear for appropriate SHRM certification examinations to earn the SHRM certification as well. Registrations for this program are open for the current batch.

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