Asia's first PG Executive Diploma in HR for CHROs in the Making

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PG Executive Diploma (HR) Program

The Future CHRO would need to be both strategic and a brilliant tactician in navigating the new normal. The new world of work is HR's moment, to lead organizations with a growth, survival and digital mindset. A tremendous opportunity and responsibility, provides leaders with guidance on the skills and capabilities needed to be successful as new roles continue to emerge.

The XLRI PGED (HR) program is the first to offer a blended HR PG Diploma for working professionals and unique features like 1-o-1 mentoring by CXOs, curated curriculum, weekend online immersive learning sessions, 3 on-campus immersions and additionally full XLRI alumni benefits.

Message from XLRI Leadership

Fr. Paul Fernandes, S.J
Director XLRI
Dr R.K. Premarajan
Program Director, PGED (HRM)

Unparalleled Benefits

Post-Graduate Executive Diploma (HR) helps professionals develop capabilities to reimagine and reboot HR strategy for the New Normal. As Global Leaders see more unique roles & jobs coming to life in the future, only a handful of current jobs would exist hence HR Leaders would need to envision new ways to grow their organizations in the midst of rapid change. The program helps participants to develop capabilities & skills for continued professional success


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1st ever PG Executive Diploma
for Future CHROs
  • A Blended Program.
  • Meant for Business HR Leaders, HR Specialists, Business & Functional Leaders.
  • Full XLRI Alumni Benefits.
Future C-Suite
  • Build a growth, survival and digital mindset for the future.
  • Acquire Business acumen to steer organisation & Leadership decisioning skills.
  • Accelerate your career "Net-worth".
100 CXOs
  • 1-o-1 Career & Mentoring Conversations.
  • Insights & working sessions with industry stalwarts.
  • Opportunity to network with World Leaders.
A Truly
Global Outlook
  • Live Business realities shared by industry practitioners and Top 5 Consulting Firms
  • Immersive sessions by International Academicians.
  • Curated curriculum towards becoming a C-Suite member.
Flexible Technology
Enabled Learning
  • Meant for working professionals.
  • Advanced responsive learning platform.
  • 3 on-campus immersions.
Career Services
  • Personalised 1-o-1 career coaching
  • C-Suite profile building
  • Executive search services*
*Participants nominated through Corporates will not be eligible.

Program Outline

The program caters to flexible learning for the working professionals via state of the art learning platform which gives a classroom exposure even while learning remotely. Focus is maintained through a deeply impactful curriculum designed together by academia and industry practitioners. The course structure has cutting edge pedagogy including case studies and cohort learning, aiming to give the learner a practical business overview that influences decision making as a C-Suite leader.

With two weeks of valuable on-campus kinship over the 24 month course, the students also focus on building lifelong networks aiding them in their C-Suite journey. Live learning sessions from Top 5 Consulting firms will aid in giving a practical pulse on the market realities. The industry practitioners from CXO Club will add best practice sharing along with their views on their experiences on managing multi-prone challenges

The program caters to building the deliverables and decision making of ‘CHROs in the Making’ with a focus on the following:

  • Business Acumen
  • Building a Future Ready Organization
  • Being a C-Suite player
  • Strategic Advisor to Business Transformations

Who should attend?

This is an advanced HR program for professionals aspiring to be the future CHROs. This program is for individuals who:

  • Reports to the CHRO or plan to move to that level in few years.
  • Are in the talent pipeline to succeed as the CHRO.
  • Are working as HR specialists or HR business leader and aspiring to become the CHRO.
  • Have more than 8 years of experience and is ready to assume the top HR position within a few years.
  • Leaders across non-profit and start-ups ecosystems.
  • Leaders planning to switch to HR careers.

Alumni Benefits

Students of this PG program enjoy lifetime alumni benefits of XLRI

  • Alumni will also have access to the Job Portal to post jobs or apply for vacancies posted on the alumni forum.
  • Access to 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 for Summer Meets at various cities and also for chapters specific programmes events.
  • Alumni will also receive monthly alumni e-newsletter XLConnect keeping them posted of alumni events, activities and news.

Program Details

Program Fee - ₹ 15,00,000 + GST only (Payments can be made in installments)

(Student loans on preferential rates available. For more details, please write to

Program Timelines
  • Virtual and in person sessions : 14 months
  • Dissertation and project work : 4 months
  • Project submission and evaluation : 6 months
  • Convocation ceremony in March 2024, at XLRI - Jamshedpur campus
This Program Fee Includes:
  • Live learning sessions, assignments, reading material for all modules, peer learning sessions on the platform.
  • 1-o-1 mentoring & career conversations with CXOs.
  • Access to the advanced technology-enabled learning platform.
This Program Fee Does Not Include:
  • Travel to XLRI Delhi NCR campus.
  • Lodging and Boarding.
  • Administrative expenses of XLRI.
  • Applicable taxes

Limited seats only.

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Diploma by XLRI

Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be felicitated with the Post Graduate Diploma at XLRI Jamshedpur.

Payments Schedule

Booking amount: ₹ 2,00,000 + GST

The booking amount is to be paid within ONE week upon confirmation of selection by XLRI and receiving the selection letter. The booking amount is non-refundable.

Installment Fee Date
Installment 1 3,25,000 + GST March 1, 2022
Installment 2 3,25,000 + GST July 1, 2022
Installment 3 3,25,000 + GST October 1, 2022
Installment 4 3,25,000 + GST January 1, 2023

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