Executive Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (EPGCHRM)

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HRM from IIMK (EPGCHRM): Overview

Participants of the EPGCHR, on successful completion of the one year long programme, would be awarded the title 'Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Management' by IIMK

HRM from IIMK (EPGCHRM): Programme Objectives

The objective of the programme is to impart participants, key skills and knowledge in interpreting and improving individual, group and organizational level behaviour and processes to aid their decision making capabilities. The programme is expected to lead to participants becoming better professionals and be able to contribute to their organizations in a holistic way.

HRM from IIMK (EPGCHRM): Programme USP

  • IIMK is among the top 10 Indian B-schools.
  • IIMK is the pioneer in starting the program of this kind not only in India but in Asia-Pacific.
  • Over 1000 executives have benefited so far from similar programs of IIMK.
  • The most rigorous and quality online program in the country in management.
  • Quality interactions with experienced executives and peer group learning as average experience of the participants in last few batches have been 8 years.
  • Several participants have advanced their careers within and outside their organizations.
  • One module of one week in the beautiful and advanced IIMK Campus in Calicut, Kerala.
  • Specifically designed for working executives with all the flexibility benefits of Interactive Distance Learning.
  • The selection is based on scrutiny of applications and interviews through IOL platform.

Schedule & Duration

Wednesdays 6.45 pm – 9.45 pm
Sundays 12:15 am – 3:15 pm
*Class schedule mentioned is subject to change. EPGP office reserves the rights to change the schedule.

Eligibility Criteria: Who Should Attend

  • Working professionals with a minimum of 5 years work experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree/CA/ICWA, with at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA


Participants of the EPGCHRM, on successful completion of the one year long programme, would be awarded the title 'Executive Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (EPGCHRM)' by IIMK.

Selection Procedure

The selection is based on scrutiny of applications and interviews through IOL platform

Programme Structure and Curriculum

Spread over one year, it covers fundamental, competency related and integrative courses, structured to be delivered in about 225 hours (186 hours though Interactive Learning Mode and 36 hours In-campus Mode). The courses offered are meant to impart management knowledge and skills to the participants covering the latest concepts and techniques in the OBHR functional area. Faculty from IIMK and distinguished visiting faculty from reputed academic institutions and industry handle these courses.

Program Details

Fundamental courses: These courses provide the participants with the basic concepts underlying organizational behaviour and human resources. These courses establish the basic core of OB&HR on which subsequent courses develop the frameworks.
  • Organizational Behaviour I & II
  • Human Resource Management
Competency courses: These are specific courses focusing on various specific functional areas and competencies for a Human Resource professional.
  • Organizational Development and Change
  • Negotiations and Conflict Management
  • Labour Laws & Industrial Relations
  • Talent Management
  • Performance Management
  • Effective Hiring
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Managing Self
  • International HRM
  • Compensation & Rewards Management
Integrative course: Two courses are designed to provide an integrative framework for the programme.
  • Strategic HRM
  • Leadership

Fee structure – Interest-free installments

Application fees: INR 2,000/-
Programme fees (after selection): INR 1,75,000/- (all inclusive)

 Installment Amount INR Payment Schedule
 First Installment 1,10,000/-At the time of joining
 Second Installment 65,000/-After 3-4 months
 Total 1,75,000/- 

  • Total Program fees is inclusive of Programme fee ,Books, Study Materials and Exam Fees
  • All fees payable directly to Indian Institute of Management Khozikode
  • Service Tax to be charged extra if applicable

Important Dates*

  • Online Application Start Date: 7th October 2014
  • Online Application End Date: 26th December 2014
  • Last date of receipt of application at IIMK: 31st December 2014
  • Date of Interview: January’2015
  • Declaration of the list of eligible candidates: Will be announced soon
  • Last date of offer acceptance & Fee Payment: Will be announced soon
  • First In-campus module: Will be announced soon
*Subject to change