IIM Lucknow invites applications for its Executive Program in Strategic HR


~ The first batch of the program will commence from April 16, 2022

New Delhi, March 24, 2022: The Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, one of the prestigious management institutes based in India, is inviting applications for its Executive Program in Strategic HR. Developed in association with WileyNXT, an online executive education program partner from Wiley, the first batch of the HR certification program is set to commence from April 16th, 2022. The Strategic HR program by IIM Lucknow is designed for aspiring human resource executives who are passionate about building tech-savvy future organizations.

According to PwC’s Human Resources Technology Survey, the integration of disruptive technologies into human resource management function is leading to broader business transformation across organizations, reaping valuable benefits and outcomes. The new-age technologies are helping solve some of the biggest challenges relating to human capital, which include recruiting, learning and development, remote work, benefits, compensation, and diversity and inclusion.

The Strategic HR program by IIM Lucknow is a six-month experiential learning program that provides certification courses for HR professionals on integrating data and technology into the human resource function and helps business deliver impactful results to customers, organizations, employees and partners. The program’s curriculum has been crafted meticulously to accommodate practical and applied learning. Learners will get an opportunity to transfer acquired knowledge into practical application via means of case studies, projects and discussions.

Commenting on the program, Prof. Girsh Balasubramanian, Assistant Professor, Human Resource Management, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow said, “As an after-effect of the ongoing pandemic, we are seeing that most of the companies are going through core transformations in their culture, values and talent strategy. The HR domain is becoming a lot more agile and owing to the new skills demand of the function, it is imperative to create professionals who are equipped and skilled enough to help enterprises adopt and deploy disruptive technologies across the system.”

Prof. Pavni Kaushiva, Assistant Professor, Human Resource Management, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow added, “Companies are becoming increasingly reliant on technology, necessitating digital transformation across the board. The pandemic has made us realize the role of digital and tech-empowered HR leaders in helping organizations navigate through unprecedented challenges. Attuned to the market demand, our Strategic HR program is a niche program which focuses on upskilling HR professionals in a way that they could easily deal with the evolving and dynamic challenges across the function.”

Mr. Ritesh Kumar, Country head Wiley India said, “We are glad to be extending our partnership with IIM Lucknow across one more program. At WileyNXT, we are known for our quality university services and dedicated support. Continuing on our mission of helping professionals find new ways to achieve, get certified, and advance their careers, we are geared towards providing our services to a whole new batch of learners.”

The Strategic HR program’s curriculum consists of 160+ learning hours along with 6 masterclasses by top CXOs and business leaders. It also entails insightful and engaging sessions from the leading faculty of IIM Lucknow and industry leaders. Graduates in any discipline with a 50% or equivalent score in the highest qualification, and at least 3 years of work experience in business or an education specialization in Human Resources roles are eligible for this program. On successful completion of the program, a joint certification from IIM Lucknow and Wiley will be provided.

For any further information on the Strategic HR program, click here- IIM Lucknow – Wiley Executive Program in Strategic HR