January 27, 2017

MBA in HR, Scope, Career, Course and Top Colleges For MBA-HR in India

It is the age of industrialization in all around the world. Many industries are being established in many countries. HRM is the backbone of any industry in order to the skilled and knowledgeable workforce.
So, if you have your doubts about WHY TO DO MBA IN HR; here is your answer.

Overview : 
An MBA program in (HR) human resource management involves advanced level assignments, reports, presentations, internships and group projects. It may be available in full-time, weekend only or online formats, depending on the institute. It typically take about two years to complete, in executive program, it might take less. A bachelor's degree and a strong academic background are required to enroll in good in MBA colleges. 

Scope of MBA in HR

HR Dept. plays a crucial role in any organization/company.  Organizations need to have an HR Department, to settle and handle the activities regarding the hiring of employee, their benefits, compensation, salary settlement, training & development and maintain the work performance of the employee, and ensure that all activities is done as per the company policy.
So, in this profession you can make your career successful. The job opportunities in this field are increasing globally. HR professionals are in great demand and highly required in public as well as private sector organizations. With MBA HR, you can apply for most reputed and respected job levels in various top most companies in India or in abroad.

Some of the job titles of this field are:
  • HR Generalist
  • Staffing Director
  • Technical Recruiter
  • Employee Relations
  • Compensation Benefits
  • Organizational Development HR
  • Employee Engagement Learning
  • Employment or Placement Manager
  • Talent Acquisition and Management
  • Development Performance Management
  • Director of HR Training and Development
  • Organizational development and change consultant

Course Curriculum
MBA in Human Resource (HR) is a 2 year degree programme.

MBA in HRM allows you to develop the general management skills in the first year and the learning about human resource practices in the second year.
You will be taught about the strategic management, human resource development and legal aspect management along with the cultural, social and economic factors that influence employees’ relation.

The specialized fields of HRM are:

  • Retention
  • Motivation
  • Labour Relations
  • Labour Legislation
  • Industrial Relations
  • Training and Development
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Labour Welfare and Social Security

Skills Required

Effective Communication : You need to be an excellent communicator, when it comes to people and managing people. 

Supervision Quality: New members in team, always look towards seniors for supervision. In case of delegation of work, a continuous supervision is required. You should develop supervision qualities, if you are looking forward to have a bright career in HR.

Planning skills:
This skill is a very important part to provide favored situation for your company. In this, you have to know the best techniques of planning and creation with the development of peoples working in your company.

Team Work :
To be successful as HR manager, you must be able to mediate problems between team members or employees. You need to be able to negotiate with in department members or cross department teams, to settle disputes, and make sure everyone is happy with the solution.

Decision Making :
 This skill is particularly important if you want to be an effective leader of the department as well organization. Whether you're deciding which person to hire, which work to delegate, which policies to implement, or which strategy to pursue, the ability to make a good decision with available information is vital.

Top Colleges for MBA in HR / PGDM in HR in India **

Sr. No.
Institute / College / University Name
Programe Name
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B)
PGP Specialization in Organisation Behaviour and HRM
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C)
PGDM Post Graduate Program in Management - Human Resources Management
University of Delhi
Master of Human Resource and Organisational Development
Management Development Institute (MDI)
Post Graduate Programme in Human Resource Management
Xavier University Bhubaneswar - XIMB
MBA in Human Resource Management
XLRI Jamshedpur
Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management - PGCHRM
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay
Master of Management Programme - Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM-L)
PGDM Post-Graduate Programme in Management - Human Resources Electives
Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad
PGDM People & Process
Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) – Chennai
PGDM Human Resource Management
International Management Institute (IMI)
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Human Resource)
Tata Institute of Social Sciences
M.A. in Human Resources Management & Labour Relations
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS)
MBA in Human Resources
FORE School of Management
Master Programme Human Resources Management
Symbiosis Center for Management and HRD – Pune
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research
MMS in Personnel

The top recruiters for MBA (HRM) among all are as the following:

ABC Consultants
Adecco Group North America
Body shopping
Davidson Global Technologies
Hudson Global, Inc.
Inter Quest Group plc
Kelly Services
Manpower Inc.
Randstad Holding
Randstad India
Wise Group

It is a well-paid field though, the remuneration is a subject of the profitability, geographic location, organization level and personal qualification and experience, skill set, the organization etc. As a fresher, you can earn between Rs 4-6 lakh per annum**.  With more experience you gain, the salary keep on increasing.

Books and Study Material

  • Readings and Cases in Human Resource Management by Mark E. Mendenhall, Gary R. Oddou, Gonter K. Stahl
  • Human Resource Management by Manmohan Joshi
  • Managing the Human Resource in 21st Century by Zorlu Senyucel
  • Human Resources: A Practical Guide by Gemma Reucroft, Tim Scott
  • The Experts Tech: Training Skills by Manage Train learn
  • Investigation Skills for Managers by Jim Johnston

** Subject to change

Post By
Alok Upadhayay 
HR & Marketing Professional

**Image Source : Google Images 


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