PGDM (Human Resource Management)

PGDM-HRM is a 'Two-Year' Full Time credit-based program comprising of Six Trimesters of three months each consisting of highly focused core and choice electives geared towards introducing students to the multi-faceted field of Human Resource Management.

It encompasses courses, culminating in 117 credits, which aim to familiarize students with both HR generalist and specialist processes through the following kinds of courses:

Core Courses: These are compulsory courses offered in the first year

Electives: The elective courses are offered to PGDM students in accordance with their specializations. The Major Elective Courses are compulsory and are taught by Industry Mentors from the Manpower Group. These focus on imparting contemporary strategic and operational business knowledge to the students in line with industry trends. The Minor Elective Courses may be chosen by students as per their interest and these are taught by Lloyd Faculty Members who are specialized in the field

Students are provided with Internship in ManpowerGroup and its client companies after completion of fourth trimester followed by paid On-the-Job training which is then converted into final placements on the basis of performance of students in OJT.

About Manpower Group

Lloyd Business School has signed a MoU with ManpowerGroup for PGDM in Human Resource Management. This program envisions creating industry-ready HR professionals of high calibre, to address a growing gap in the availability of such HR talent, who are capable of growing into strategic business partners.

Manpower group is a Fortune 500 firm headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA) which has been operating in India since 1997. A world leader in innovative workforce solutions, Manpower Group has more than 400,000 clients, in more than 50 countries, across a myriad of sectors through their brands and offerings: ManpowerGroup Solutions, Experis, Manpower and Right Management. They are world renowned for their services which span Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Contract Staffing, Career Development and Training, IT Services and Permanent Recruitment.

Courses & Credits - First Year

During the first two trimesters, the curriculum is designed to expose students to basic managerial principles and concepts. They are given a fundamental understanding of an organization’s functional areas such as Marketing, Finance, Human Resources Management, International Business and Financial Management through the 'core courses'. These lay the foundation for all the functional areas of management that help develop an awareness of the Business Environment and its aspects. From the third trimester onwards, students have the options of choosing Minor electives and start building their knowledge of the specialization areas. An indicative list of electives is given below:

Marketing International
Human resource Finance
International Trade
and WTO
Labour Legislation Financial Services
Marketing of
Multinational and
Transnational Strategy
Strategic HRM Working Capital
Industrial Marketing Mergers Acquisition
and Business Restructuring
Training and
Brand Management Export Management
and Documentation
Industrial Relations Derivatives and
Risk Management

Summer Internship

Summer Internship and its Report Submission are mandatory requirements for award of degree for PGDM students. During the Internships, students are placed in organizations by the Corporate Connect , for a period of about 8-10 weeks, after the third trimester, on a specific assignment linked to their preferred area of specialization. For Meritorious students, Summer Internship may develop as an opportunity for a Paid WLP. Students of PGDM-HRM are placed Pan India for Summer Internship by the Corporate Connect through their MoU partner Manpower Group.

Under the guidance of Project Guides from the Industry and with help from Faculty Mentors, students are expected to submit a report on the given assignment detailing their learning and its linkages with management education.

This report is evaluated as part of the Program requirements and allows students to add a practical dimension to their academic perspective which helps them get an idea about possible future careers paths.

Courses & Credits – Second Year

During the second year of programme, the emphasis is laid on preparing them for a corporate career. The Fourth trimester is a mix of core and electives courses which adds further specialized knowledge to the basic principles taught in previous trimesters. By the end of the fourth trimester, the foundation is laid for the On-Job-Training which comprises of the next two trimesters

Lloyd offers a unique Work & Learn Programme which provides On-Job-Training for educating our students about skills, knowledge, and competencies needed for employees to succeed within a corporate set-up. During this Programme, also called WLP, students get ‘hands-on’ learning in a professional environment, wherein they learn to successfully apply the acquired knowledge and skills. Through our MoU partners, Safexpress and Manpower Group, we have successfully provided WLPs to students of PGDM-HRM from previous batches, where meritorious students were offered a paid WLP. The process is underway for the current batch.