Executive Diploma in Human Resource Management (EDHRM)

For Working Executives (2025-26)

A uniquely designed residential programme offered to the working executives across India since 2014.

  • Admission Open from
    12th June, 2024
  • Academic Session Begins
    2nd Week of January 2025
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About the Program

Executive Diploma in Human Resource Management
(EDHRM) 2025-26

Executive Diploma in Human Resource Management – A Comprehensive On-Campus Program for Working Professionals

The Executive Diploma in Human Resource Management is a meticulously designed 16-month program tailored for working executives seeking to enhance their skills and knowledge in the field of human resource management. This unique program offers a perfect blend of academic rigor and practical relevance, enabling professionals to advance their careers without compromising their current professional commitments.

Assessment and Certification

The examination and evaluation required for certification shall be carried out by XLRI Jamshedpur.

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Important Dates

Last date for Online Registration: August 31st, 2024
The programme Starts in January 2025

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Bachelor's degree (minimum of three years fulltime study) from a recognised university in any discipline

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Selection Process

Eligible candidate registered for the programme will be shortlisted and called for Interview (virtual platform).

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Program Highlights

  • On-Campus Learning Experience: Unlike traditional online or distance learning programs, our Executive Diploma in Human Resource Management is designed to provide an immersive on-campus learning experience. Students attend all sessions and classes in person, fostering meaningful interactions with faculty and peers.
  • Structured Schedule: The program is divided into 15 courses spanning across 5 terms. Each term comprises 3 courses, with students visiting the campus for 11 days every quarter, ensuring a focused and uninterrupted learning environment.
  • Minimal Disruption to Work: To accommodate the needs of working professionals, there are no online classes between the on-campus terms. This approach minimizes disruptions to your professional responsibilities while allowing you to fully engage in the program during your campus visits.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: The curriculum covers a wide range of topics essential for successful human resource management, including strategic HR planning, talent management, employee relations, and organizational development.
  • Dissertation and Research: In the final 6th term, students will work on a dissertation project, applying their acquired knowledge and skills to real-world challenges and contributing to the advancement of the HR profession.
  • Graduation and Alumni Network: Upon successful completion of the program, students will graduate in April 2026, joining a prestigious network of alumni and gaining access to valuable professional connections and resources.
Executive Diploma in Human Resource Management (EDHRM) 2025-26 XLRI

The Executive Diploma in Human Resource Management is designed to empower working professionals with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience necessary to excel in the dynamic field of human resource management. By combining academic excellence with a flexible on-campus structure, this program offers a unique opportunity for personal and professional growth.

Join us and embark on a transformative journey towards becoming a strategic leader in human resource management.

The Program Objectives

  • Develop Strategic HR Competencies: The program aims to equip professionals with the necessary skills and knowledge to strategically align human resource practices with organizational goals. Students will learn to formulate and implement HR strategies that drive business success and foster a competitive advantage.
  • Enhance Leadership and People Management Skills: A core objective of the program is to cultivate effective leadership and people management abilities. Participants will gain insights into motivating and engaging employees, building high-performing teams, and creating a positive organizational culture.
  • Master Contemporary HR Practices: The curriculum is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of contemporary HR practices, including talent acquisition, performance management, employee relations, compensation and benefits, and compliance with employment laws and regulations.
  • Foster Critical Thinking and Decision-Making: Through case studies, simulations, and practical assignments, the program aims to develop critical thinking and decision-making skills in HR professionals. Students will learn to analyze complex situations, evaluate alternatives, and make informed decisions that drive organizational effectiveness.
  • Facilitate Professional Growth and Networking: The on-campus format and interactive learning environment encourage collaboration, knowledge sharing, and networking among professionals from diverse backgrounds and industries. This exposure fosters personal and professional growth, enabling participants to expand their professional networks and gain valuable insights from peers. The program ensures that participants gain the necessary competencies to become strategic HR partners, capable of driving organizational success through effective human capital management and aligning HR strategies with business objectives.
Executive Diploma in Human Resource Management (EDHRM) 2024-25 XLRI

Programme Fees

The fee for the Programme will be INR. 4.75 lakhs + GST per candidate.

An additional INR 20000 is deposited towards caution deposit. This amount is refundable.

This will include tuition fees and other infrastructure necessities as required for an effective academic Programme.

The fees would be collected in 04 equal installments. This will not include boarding and lodging expenses.

EDHRM Registration Fee: Rs. 2950/- inclusive of GST (Non- refundable)

Other Expenses

Travel, boarding and lodging expenses will have to be borne by the participants.

Accommodation will be provided on the campus on a twin sharing basis.

Alumni Benefits

On successful completion of EDHRM programmes, you will be entitled to be a lifetime member of XLRI Alumni

  • Alumni will also have access to the Job Portal to post jobs or apply for vacancies posted on the alumni forum.
  • Access the XLRI Alumni directory on the alumni portal.
  • Access to the discussion forums and the built-in message board to connect and network with alumni.
  • Participate in the mentorship program on the portal and depending on age and experience can be a mentor or a mentee.
  • Access to register with the respective Chapters across the country and abroad where they are located.
  • Get to be a part of the Chapter Social Media Groups on WhatsApp / Signal / Facebook / LinkedIn and the exclusive XLr app.
  • Attend the Annual Homecoming & Distinguished Alumni awards which is hosted at XLRI.
  • Invites to Summer Meets at various cities and for chapters specific programmes events.
  • Alumni will also receive monthly alumni e-newsletter XLConnect keeping them posted of alumni events, activities, and news.
Programme Pedagogy

The above-stated objectives will be attained via:
An intensive programme valuable from a corporate management viewpoint

  • Project-based courses
  • Lecture series
  • Case methods
  • Group work
  • Assignments
  • Dissertation
Important Points
  • Please quote your e-mail (provided during the registration) and CEMID for all future communication
  • Please ensure that you provide a valid e-mail address and mobile number.
  • Please ensure that you use your e-mail address only as your primary e-mail address in the application.
  • Please add crpadmis@xlri.ac.in as trusted sources in the anti-Spam software of your e-mail. Otherwise, you will not receive essential e-mails or they will be delivered to your Spam/junk folder.
  • Please access your e-mails regularly and ensure that your inbox is accessible.
Contact Details

For program related queries, contact

Corporate Programs Office
XLRI Jamshedpur
C H Area (East) Jamshedpur - 831 001

Phone: +91-657 6653245/3331/3333
Monday to Friday – 09:00am to 01:00pm & 02:00pm to 04:00pm.
Saturdays – 09:00pm to 01:00pm

E-Mail: crpadmis@xlri.ac.in

General Instructions

Applicants should note that registration for EDHRM 2025 - 26 is the preliminary step toward applying to XLRI EDHRM Programme.
Applicants can choose to pay online using Credit/Debit Cards Netbanking, UPI, Wallets & More.