The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work. In 1944, it was renamed as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. The year 1964 was an important landmark in the history of the Institute when it was declared Deemed to be a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act (UGC), 1956.
Since its inception, the Vision of the TISS has been to be an institution of excellence in higher education that continually responds to changing social realities through the development and application of knowledge, towards creating a people-centred, ecologically sustainable and just society that promotes and protects dignity, equality, social justice and human rights for all.
Description of the Programme:
This is Eighteen-month part-time professional programme of instruction and training leading to the award of Executive Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources Management (EPGDHRM) for working professionals whose careers are otherwise blocked for want of a suitable professional qualification. It will be found useful by those who seek careers at executive and managerial levels in HR/Personnel Departments of industrial organizations.
Who Should Apply?
The course is specially designed for working professionals who wish to get professional qualifications in the area of Human Resources Management (HRM) & Labour Relations (LR).
Objective of the Programme
The objective of this programme is to bring the best of theory and practice to the participants so that they acquire a wholesome mix of a business orientation with an understanding of HR best practices grounded in social realities.
The Executive Programme is designed to develop Executives into professionally competent and socially sensitive management graduates fully equipped to take on the challenges of the business world.
In other words, we hope that at the end of this programme participants must be equipped with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to handle significantly higher responsibilities in their organizations than what they started of with.
Key Features of the Programme
- 18 months part-time professional programme of instruction and training.
- Flexible modular schedule that encourages students to pursue high-quality education without comprising on job commitments.
- Helps working professionals who wish to move upward or transit to a new occupational profile.
- Right blend of theory and practice imparted by faculty and practitioners from reputed companies to contribute to teaching the programme
- Innovative workshops to be offered between certain modules.
- Utilizing your weekends to gain knowledge and learn about the best practices of Human Resources Management, systems and processes in organizations.
Those satisfying the eligibility requirement will be called for the Written Test and Personal Interview by the Selection Committee. The list of selected candidates will be notified on the Institute Notice Board and the Institute Website (http://www.tiss.edu). The Institute will not take responsibility for informing the selected candidates by post. Candidates may make inquiries on TISS Helpline: 2552 5252 / 2552 5253.
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