Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Specialization: Human Resources

Batch: 3

Duration: 12 Months

Class Start: 13 Aug 2023

Class Days/Timing:
Friday - 07:00 pm to 08:30 pm IST
Sunday - 10:00 am to 11:30 am IST

Registration closes on 07 Aug 2023    Apply Now

Over 1.5 lakh job openings

Average salary of 7-20 lakhs per annum

HR domain is expected to grow by almost 10% adding over 1 lakh Jobs/Year

Programme Highlights


  • Human Resource Development Strategic Connection
  • Assessing Organizational Needs
  • Learning Methodologies
  • Career Development
  • Leadership Development
  • Coaching
  • Talent and Organizational Connection
  • Employment Branding
  • Recruiting
  • Sourcing and Targeting
  • Interviewing
  • Evaluation and Selection: Psychological Testing and Assessment
  • Onboarding
  • Succession Planning

  • Understanding the Need for Workforce Planning
  • Determining Stakeholder Engagement
  • Supply and Demand Analysis
  • Gap and Solution Analysis
  • Implementation and Evaluation
  • Understanding Your Organization
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employee Relations
  • Introduction to Compensation
  • Legal Concepts that Impact Compensation
  • Designing a New Compensation Structure
  • Implementing, Administering, and Maintaining a Compensation System
  • Compensation Communication
  • Incentive Pay
  • Compensation for M&A and International Assignments
  • Introduction
  • What to Measure and How to Collect Data
  • Analyzing Data and Interpreting Results
  • Modelling for HR
  • Human Capital Maturity
  • Performance Expectations for HR Business Partners
  • Internal Consulting Skills
  • Business Acumen
  • Align Projects with Strategic Direction
  • Leadership Skills for HR Business Partners
  • Understanding Organizational Strategy in a Digital World
  • Formulating an HR Strategy for Future
  • Creating and Executing an HR Implementation Plan

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Who Should Attend / Eligibility

For Indian Participants : Graduates from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline

For International Participants: Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country

Minimum of 1 year of professional work experience


A minimum of 80% attendance to the LIVE lectures of each course within the program is a prerequisite for the successful completion of this program. In the event that attendance to the live lectures falls below 50% for any given course, participants will be required to repeat the course. There are periodic evaluations built in throughout the duration of the course. These maybe in the form of a quiz, assignment, term papers, project, case studies, dissertation, or other objective/subjective assessments. The evaluations are designed to ensure continuous student engagement with the course and encourage learning.

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Total Programme Fees

INR 1,70,000/- + GST

Option 1

Make the full payment of INR 170,000 + GST upfront 

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Option 2

Make a downpayment of INR 40,000 + GST and avail 12-month loan on the remaining amount 

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Make payments as per the instalment structure

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About the institute

The Indian Institute of Management Shillong, is a public, fully- autonomous business school located in the state of Meghalaya, India. Established in 2007 with the aim of providing quality management education in the north-eastern part of the country, IIM Shillong is the seventh IIM in India and has quickly risen to the ranks of a premier institution, thanks to its record of academic excellence, unique and innovative curriculum, and industry-oriented programs. 

Openness to new ideas, constant experimentation and intellectual freedom are the hallmarks of the institute of learning. IIM Shillong also promotes sustainability, which is also reflected through its annual international conference on sustainability. The institution offers postgraduate, doctoral and executive programmes in management education, across different specializations. The institute also offers programs relevant to the needs of the local community and the state. IIM Shillong aims to create a body of responsible leaders who focus on sustainable business models.

IIM Shillong is a diverse and inclusive body, which attracts talents from different fields. It’s also a member of AACSB and EFMD Global- Accreditation bodies for business schools and business school programmes.


This program in Human Resource Management has been specifically designed to help participants develop technical HR expertise and leverage it through key behavioural competencies. Upon completion of this program participants are expected to be able to: 

  • Apply Human Resource Management to support organizational development
  • Apply appropriate methodologies to employee training and development
  • Develop and implement a talent acquisition strategy
  • Enhance employee engagement levels
  • Map appropriate compensation systems to organizational goals
  • Develop and determine relevant KPIs
  • Identify key leadership skills for HR Business Partners
  • Realign HR strategy that helps achieve organizational strategy

This PG Certificate in Human Resource Management is an online program and classes for this program are live, virtual and Instructor-led

The PG Certificate in Human Resource Management program extends over a duration of approximately 12 months (1 year). All the live classes will be conducted on Friday late evenings and Sunday mornings

This curriculum for the PG Certificate in Human Resource Management course is curated by Veranda HigherED and SHRM India and approved by IIM Shillong. After completing the course, you will receive certificate of completion/ participation from IIM Shillong

This programme is offered by IIM Shillong in partnership with SHRM India and Veranda HigherEd. All aspects related to admissions, coordination, student relations, and support will be managed by Veranda HigherEd

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), world's largest HR association, has co-curated this programme with IIM Shillong. After completing the course, you will receive a certificate of participation from SHRM India along with 1-year membership of SHRM, absolutely FREE! Participants intending to pursue SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP recertification can also earn up to 40 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) upon completion of this program

The live classes for this course will be held on Fridays from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm IST and Sundays from 10.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. IST

If you miss a live class of this programme, the recording of the same will be made available within the next 24 hours which you can subsequently access 24X7 for the entire duration of the programme. However, in order to calculate your attendance requirement for successful completion, only attendance to live sessions will be considered for calculations

The classes for the PG Certificate in Human Resource Management will be conducted by eminent faculty from IIM Shillong. This course may also include some sessions delivered by Industry professionals and executives from SHRM that is designed to give participants a view of real time challenges and issues at one’s workplace

This programme is conducted in a live and virtual mode and therefore participants are expected to begin and complete the programme with the rest of the batch and so this programme needs to be completed within the specified duration i.e. 1 year – as per the schedule published from time to time during the course of the programme

No, this is an executive certificate programme, especially curated for working professionals, offered by IIM Shillong in partnership with SHRM India and Veranda HigherEd

There are a plethora of job roles and specializations that are available for professionals seeking to establish a career in HR. Some of the typical roles include but are not limited to HR Manager, HR Executive, Compensation and Benefits Manager, Payroll Manager, Training Manager, Learning Head, HR Generalist, HR Business Partner, HR Analyst, Recruitment Head, Hiring Manager, Executive Recruiter, HR Consultant, HR Operations Manager, etc.

Participants completing the PG Certificate in Human Resource Management will receive 2 certificates

  1.  a certificate of completion or participation – as applicable – from IIM Shillong and
  2. a certificate of participation from SHRM India

Upon successful completion of the program, participants will have the opportunity to gain an Executive Alumni status of IIM Shillong. The candidate will have to co-ordinate directly with the institute for Alumni status, benefits and fee. 

  • For Indian Participants – Graduates from a recognized university (UGC/ AICTE/ DEC/ AIU/ State Government) in any discipline
  • For International Participants - Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country
  • Candidates with a minimum of at least 1 year of relevant work experience
  • Early HR professionals who are interested in gaining a comprehensive and contemporary understanding of HR management
  • Managers interested in making a career shift into the HR domain
  • Entrepreneurs

Yes, if you are not already an HR professional but have professional work experience in other domains and are keen to make a career shift into HR, you can enrol for this course

Click here to register online and complete an application for this programme. The Program Advisor/Admission Manager at Veranda HigherEd will do a preliminary eligibility check with the interested candidates. This may include for initial scrutiny against specified eligibility criteria like educational qualifications, years of experience, details of current employment and proficiency in English amongst others. Once eligibility has been established, qualifying candidates may register online at and proceed to pay the down payment or the full program fee online. Candidates will also be required to complete a detailed application form and furnish soft copies of necessary documents for validation and selection. Candidates will be required to pay the program fee as per the options chosen by the candidate. 


If you have any questions about the kind of supporting documents that needs to be uploaded, please speak with our Program Advisor/ Admission Manager who will be able to guide you through the process. All the information and documentation provided by you at the time of enrolment will be duly verified by Veranda HigherEd and the Institute and if it is determined that the information and/or documentation provided by you is inadequate and/or does not substantiate the entry requirements and prerequisite criteria to the course, then your enrolment to the course will be cancelled with immediate effect and you may run the risk of forfeiting the fee paid

You can email the Admissions Office at or call your Program Advisor or Admissions Manager

In order to secure admission to this programme, you will be required to submit soft copies of the following documents

  • Passport size photograph
  • ID proof (Copy of Adhaar card, driving licence, passport or similar)
  • Copy of Degree Certificate or Marksheet of last semester as available
  • Declaration of details of work experience as mandated

Indian participants will need to pay Rs.2,00,000 as programme fee. This amount is inclusive of taxes and so no additional GST will be payable. Participants residing outside India will be required to pay USD 3500 as programme fees

The program fee includes your tuition charges for all live and synchronous sessions, learning materials, case studies, class exercises and assessment charges/exam fees as applicable

There is a campus visit for programme conclusion and valedictory function, that may be organized towards the end of the programme. This is optional for participants. Should you choose to visit the campus at that time, then the travel and stay related expense as applicable, will need to be borne by you

Yes, Veranda HigherEd has tied up with a financial service providers. Should you require any assistance with financial loans, our Program Advisor/Admission Manager will be happy to support you with the guidelines for the same. However, the decision to grant the loan will depend on the adequacy of documents submitted and will be at the sole discretion of the respective financing agency/bank. The loan itself will be based on a mutual agreement exclusively between you and the financing agency/bank and Veranda HigherEd will have no role whatsoever in this financing arrangement between the two parties. In order to proceed with the loan, you will need to complete your online registration with Veranda HigherEd, pay the specified down payment and share the necessary documents for validations. Participants, qualified as eligible for loans and choosing to opt for a loan from any of our financing partners can avail an interest free loan for up to Rs.1.70 lacs up to a period of 12 months

Yes, if your credit or debit card has a payment through EMI option enables, you can choose an EMI option at the time of paying through your credit or debit card. We also have other financing options offered through other financial service providers that you may wish to consider. For more information, reach out to our Program Advisor/ Admissions Manager

If you choose to opt out of the course with more than 21 days remaining for course commencement, you may raise the request for the same with our Student Relationship Manager and you will be eligible to get an appropriate refund post deduction of a penalty amount of Rs.5900 if you are an Indian participant & USD 125 if you are a foreign participant. You will not be eligible for any refund if the refund request is received within 21 days or less from the course commencement date

Veranda HigherEd, in partnership with an Institute, where applicable, reserves the right to cancel courses at any time owing to reasons like insufficient enrolments, trainer indisposition, pandemic-related or force majeure events. In the event that Veranda HigherEd or the Institute cancels a scheduled course, the participant will receive a full fee refund for the same. All refunds, in such cases, will be processed within 30 days from the intimation of refund approvals by Veranda HigherEd.

Valid requests for refund of fees on account of cancellation of enrolment by the participant shall be considered only if such requests are received at least 21 days prior to class start of the programme. On receipt of such valid requests for refund of fees, the down payment or fee paid shall be refunded after deducting a penalty of Rs.5000 for Indian participants & USD 125 for foreign participants. All refunds, in such cases, will be processed within 30 days of receipt of a valid refund request. In all other cases, no refund shall be made

No, in the normal course, we do not encourage transfers to subsequent batches as it impacts your learning and career goals. Additionally, batches are monitored by the institute and are run as per their standards. However, in exceptional & compelling circumstances, you may raise your concern and transfer request with your Student Relationship Manager (SRM) who will present your case to the Institute for approval. You will be eligible to transfer to a subsequent batch if and only if the request is explicitly approved by the Institute(s). Do note that such batch transfer requests needs to be made at least 21 days prior to the commencement of the program

In the event that your transfer request to a subsequent batch is approved, any amount paid by you within the current financial year shall be considered as advance payment towards the next batch. However, you will be required to pay the following additional charges

  • A Batch Transfer fee of Rs.5900
  • Differential amount of fees if there is a difference in the program fee between the 2 batches
  • Actual costs for tools/simulations/licences or learning materials – as determined by the Institute.
  • If the batch transfer request is approved more than one financial year apart, only the base fee paid will be considered as advance payment towards the next batch. The tax component will not be adjusted towards the applicable for the current batch you are being transferred to.

You can attend the live classes of this programme using a laptop or desktop with basic specifications. However, in order to optimize your learning experience we recommend that you have the following

  • Internet speed of 1 Mbps minimum (preferable wired connection)
  • Supporting OS – Window 7, Window 8, Widows 10, Safari & Mac OS
  • Recommended Browser – Google Chrome and Firefox
  • Recommended Device – Laptop or Desktop (Avoid using Mobile or Ipad)
  • Functional web cam, microphone and speaker enabled on your laptop/desktop
  • Latest Adobe flash player should be installed in your system

Once your admission to the programme is confirmed, dedicated Student Relationship Manager (SRM) will be assigned to you and you may direct all your queries and questions related to the content and delivery to you assigned SRM. Alternately, since the classes are all live and virtual, you will also have the opportunity to raise your academics related questions and doubts with the faculty either real time during the class or offline through our LMS

Any queries you have regarding the programme or the admission process may be directed to our Admissions team. Once your enrolment to a programme is confirmed, a dedicated Student Relationship Manager (SRM) will be assigned to you and you may raise all subsequent queries and clarifications with the assigned SRM