Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Strategic Human Resource Management

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About the course

In the current economy, organizations are facing rapid changes in the business environment. Technological innovations, wide fluctuations in economic conditions, political changes across the globe and changing social norms make it essential for organizations to look at their Human Resource Management practices differently. It is increasingly important for Human Resource Managers to find ways to create sustainable source of competitive advantage through engagement of talented people. Such sustainable advantage will enable the organizations to not only to respond effectively to the competition but also to the dynamism in the business environment. With this perspective, IIM Ahmedabad is happy to offer its third offering on Strategic Human Resource Management.


In the above context, this programme has the following objectives:

  • To help participants to appreciate the significance of human resource management as a strategic tool in organizations.
  • To develop capability to understand strategic HR issues in organizations and thus enable the participants to make appropriate choices in dynamic business environment.
  • To enable participants to create sustainable sources of competitive advantage in organizations through application of concepts of strategic human resource management.

Programme Highlights

The programme will have the following themes:

Designing Human Resource Systems for Sustained Competitive Advantage

Managing in High Growth Industries: Strategic HR Issues

Managing in Mature Industries: Strategic HR Issues

Managing in Declining Industries: Strategic HR Issues

Managing Professionals: Strategic Challenges

Managing Sales Team for Competitive Advantage

Managing Workers and IR: Strategic Issues

Strategic HR Diagnosis

Corporate Strategy and HRM

Managing International Business: Strategic HR Issues

HRM in M&A: Strategic Issues

Who should attend

The following persons will find the programme useful:

  • CEOs, heads of HR and Strategic Management
  • Those who are involved in strategic planning and implementation
  • Those who are responsible for designing and implementing organizational structure and human resource management systems

Trust the experts

Sunil Maheshwari

Educational Qualifications Fellow (IIM Ahmedabad) B. Tech. (IIT Delhi) Academic Affiliation Human Resource Management Area, IIM Ahmedabad Business Policy Area, IIM Ahmedabad Public System Group, IIM Ahmedabad Centre for Management of Health Services (CMHS), IIM Ahmedabad Professional Affi...


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