Program Objectives

This Program aims to provide cutting edge knowledge in the frontiers of Human Resource Development and Management. The Program is designed to provide training in the techniques and nuances in human resource management expected of a successful professional in the corporate sector, banks, and financial institutions or in any entrepreneurial venture

The duration of the Program is OneYear, and covers all aspects of HR. The program will deal with varied topics in the area of HR processes and strategic HRM.In the new economy, differentiation in the domestic and international context is diminishing and therefore the program will give adequate emphasis on Human Resource Issues in the Global Context. The program will have Two campus visits at IIM L NOIDA campus. The Program will be delivered through classes held at NIIT Imperia Centers for Advanced Learning, once a week, as per the mentioned schedule and with the help of case studies, experience-sharing and best practices.

The unique feature of the program is the context in which the program will be delivered. The economic slowdown has had an impact on all aspects of business and in this context, the HR response to the economic slowdown becomes the key to success. The program will also touch upon the HR challenges in the slowing economy to prepare working executives to come up with appropriate response to the current environment

Who Should Attend

Human Resource professionals in the corporate sector with more than two years’ experience, seeking to develop their careers in Human Resource departments will find this program most useful. The program will also be relevant for those who are running/heading any business/profit center and are engaged in managing human resources on a regular basis. Consultants engaged in the area of human resources, training and development activities or those supporting organizational behavior will find the program challenging and stimulating.


The course will be taught with the help of case studies, live corporate examples and discussions. In order to provide greater industry insights, business leaders from different industries may be invited to share their experiences

Program Structure and Contents

APHRM consists of 160 Instructional hours through the on-campus module and online modules using synchronous learning, spread over twelve months. The programme is designed to provide training in the techniques and nuances in human resource management expected of a successful professional in the corporate sector, banks, and financial institution or in any entrepreneurial venture. The program would include the following modules.

Terms Topics
Term 1: Module 1: HR as a Strategic Partner
  HR in the Global Context
  Strategic HRM
  International HR
  Diversity Management
Module 2: Understanding Organizations
  Individual & Group Behavior
  Organizational Design & Change
  Term End Exam
Term 2: Module 3: Planning for Jobs and People
  Strategic Staffing
  Developing Competencies
  Performance Measurement
  Module 4: Building and Motivating performance
  Training & Development
  Talent Management
  Coaching & Mentoring
  Career & succession Planning
  Employee Engagement
  Term End Exam
Term 3:  
  Compensation Management
  Industrial Relations and Labour Laws
  Module 5: Analytical Skills for HR
  Accounting and Finance for HR Managers
  HR Analytics
  Module 6: Impact and Evaluation of HR
  HR in Mergers and Acquisition
  HR Audit
  Measuring ROI of HR
  Term End Exam

In addition to live session through Interactive Synchronous Learning Technology platform, Students Service Portal service will be provided to students for Post & Pre Work as desirable by the Institute.

There will be TWO on-campus visit, one is scheduled at the beginning of the course and 2nd one will middle or last, to be held at IIML Noida campus. It is MANDATORY for all the selected participants, to attend the on-campus Module. However in case of extreme emergency, prior approval of Programme Director is required. All participants have to pay the on-campus fees (irrespective of attending or not attending the on-campus module).

Classes will be held every Wednesday from 6.30 PM – 9.30 PM. On some days, classes may extend beyond the mentioned time. In addition to attending interactive sessions, students will also have to participate in online assignments and examination.

Campus Modules (Compulsory to Attend)

  • Foundation sessions on various management modules included in core modules
  • Case Analysis on select modules
  • Open House
  • Short duration workshops on different areas like communication, IT, Legal aspects, Talent Management, Issues on Team Building and leadership etc.


The course would be offered in six modules across three terms. There would be an examination at the end of each Term. Based on the performance in the exam, students will be awarded following grades: Excellent, Good, Average orBelow Average.

Minimum prescribed Attendance (over all & per module) is another main criterion for evaluation & certification.


Students will successfully complete the program if they have received Poor grades in not more than Two courses. Successful candidates will receive a certificate of successful completion from IIM Lucknow. Students with more than 2 POOR grades will get “Certificate of Participation from the Institute.Those with requisite participation but unable to complete successfully will receive “Certificate of Participation”.

Eligibility Criteria and Selection Process

  • Interested participants who are minimum graduates (10+2+3/4) or equivalent with minimum 50% in any discipline/ 3 years full time diploma from a recognized institute, have minimum Two years of experience are eligible. Students would be selected on the basis of their application forms, statement of purpose submitted along with their application form and Entrance test (PAT) conducted by NIIT
  • Participant should have either Successfully Completed OR Participated in EPHRM Program from IIML
  • Participant will have to surrender their EPHRM Certificate before APHRM Certification

Programme Delivery

The program will be delivered through classes held at NIIT Imperia Centers for Advanced Learning once a week. In addition, there will beTwo workshops (1st Workshop of 3days and 2nd Workshop of 3 days) at IIM L NOIDA campus during the course of the program.


One year

How to Apply

Application forms can be obtained from local NIIT Imperia Centers or downloaded from www.niitimperia.com /

Admission in Progress

Download Brochure

Executive General Management Programme (BATCH-06)

EMPSM-03: Executive Management Programme in Sales & Marketing BATCH-03)

EPBM-04: Executive Programme in Business Management (EPBM-04)

APSL-03: Advanced Programme in Strategy for Leaders (BATCH-03)

APHRM-03: Advance Programme in Human Resource Management (BATCH-03)