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ACADEMIC ORIENTATION April 23, 2023 Live Online & In-class Sessions Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2023
DURATION 7 Months Live Online Sessions with Faculty 3 hours/ week Sunday, 6:45 PM - 9:45 PM
PROGRAMME FEE INR 4,25,000 + GST View Payment Plan Special Corporate Enrolment Pricing
INTENDED FOR New C-Suite Executives, Business Leaders and Senior HR Professionals Applicant Eligibility

Why Upskill Now?

The accelerated pace of digital transformation and analytics have disrupted the business-as-usual roles and responsibilities in human resource management and leadership.

To succeed, high-potential HR leaders and aspiring CHROs need to build their identity as strategic business partners to the CEO while leading organisational resilience, growth and transformation.

In this context, IIM Lucknow's Chief Human Resources Officer Programme is meticulously designed and aims to help you evolve as a forward-thinking HR leader in the C-suite.

Why Choose the Chief Human Resources Officer Programme

  • 120+

    Hours of Learning

  • 20+

    Real-world Case Studies

  • 8

    Days of Campus Immersion across 2 visits

  • 1

    Action Learning Captsone Project

Note: The numerical programme highlights presented above are approximate, and they will be confirmed closer to the programme start.

Industry-aligned curriculum with new-age topics like digitisation, cross-functional collaboration, new-age leadership, finaincial acumen, and organisation design, amongst others
Learn from globally renowned IIM Lucknow faculty in live online sessions and gain best-in-class knowledge
Develop a strong professional network, boost critical C-Suite leader knowledge and skills, and accelerate career progression
Eligibility to receive the prestigious IIM Lucknow Executive Alumni Status
Peer-to-peer learning with like-minded business leaders
Earn a certificate from IIM Lucknow which has the accreditations from - AACSB and AMBA. This is the highest in PG business education.

Who is this Programme for?

New C-Suite executives and business leaders

Looking to excel at leading business transformation, elevating employee experience, and driving a people-first workforce strategy

HR Leaders and Senior Executives

Advance their strategic thinking and problem-solving capabilities to become value drivers in their C-Suite role

Eligibility: Any Graduate/Diploma holder (10+2+3 or 10+2 +4) or Post Graduate with a minimum of 10 years of work experience (after the education qualification) as on March 30, 2023. Participants should be currently employed and should have a minimum of 50% marks in Graduation/ Diploma/ Post Graduate.

Top Industry Trends for CHROs

Programme Modules

  • Strategic HRM and The Modern HR Landscape
  • Business Strategies for Growth
  • Execution and Impact of Strategic Initiatives
  • Corporate level Strategies
  • Understanding Employee Needs and Wants
  • Developing Future Leaders and enabling New-Age talent ecosystems
  • Performance Management and Employee Experience
  • Reskilling and Upskilling the Workforce
  • Hybrid and Agile Organisation Design and Structure
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Promoting Cognition and building Emotional Connect
  • CHRO as a catalyst of Change and Transformation
  • Leading Modern Workplace ecosystems
  • Cross-Border and Cross-Cultural Intelligence
  • Industrial Relations and Legal Challenges
  • Business Economics
  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • Financial Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting
  • Influencing and Collaborating with Finance Function
  • Understanding Impact of HR initiatives on Financial Metrics
  • Challenges in Corporate Restructuring, Expansion, & Turnaround Management
  • Cultivating Compassion and Personal Leadership
  • Negotiations, Influence, and Conflict Management
  • Building strong alignment with Other CXOs
  • Design Thinking
  • Driving Human Capital in VUCA-D world
  • Consumer Behaviour and CX
  • Strategic Marketing, Brand Building, and Growth Hacking
  • Digital Marketing Strategies
  • HR and Marketing Partnership
  • Operations Management and role of HR in Operations Strategy
  • Supply Chain Analytics and Logistics
  • Project Management
  • Understanding Emerging Technologies
  • Digital Transformation / SMAC
  • Barriers of Adoption and Sustainability Challenges
  • Informed Decision-Making using Analytics
  • HR Analytics I
  • HR Analytics II

- Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/ modified/ adapted to fit the participant profile & programme hours.
- The programme curriculum includes individual assignments, simulations, group projects & presentations to apply and demonstrate classroom learnings.

Become a Global Business Leader


Higher revenue per employee


Higher gross profit margin


More likely to be effective at anticipating and responding to change


More likely to be highly effective at identifying and empowering next-gen leaders

The IIM Lucknow Advantage

  • #4

    Best B-School in India

  • #6

    Top B-School in India

    SOURCE: NIRF, 2022
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Programme Directors

Prof. Archana Shukla

Professor, Human Resource Management,

Director, Indian Institute of Management Lucknow

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Prof. Nishant Uppal

Professor, Human Resource Management

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Note: Recordings from live sessions will be available to the participants till two weeks (approx. 14 days) after the live session is conducted, only at the discretion of the Programme Directors/ Faculty. All faculty may not permit it.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify sustainable HR strategies to drive a future-ready workforce
  • Understand business functions to influence strategic discussions
  • Build strategic alignment across HR ecosystem & beyond
  • Redefine HR processes for people-centric business transformation
  • Solve organisational challenges for superior employee performance
  • Strengthen agility by distributing decisionmaking across organisation
  • Empower individual and team strength to navigate disruption
  • Elevate HR practices through digitisation and automation
  • Revolutionise employee experience with an empowering organisation culture

Gain a 360-degree view on HR leadership in the 21st century!

Complimentary Annual Digital WSJ Membership

As a participant in the programme, you will receive a complimentary annual digital membership to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) with unlimited access to award-winning journalism across any device. From business and world news to technology, life, and arts, WSJ provides ambitious and fact-based reporting that readers can trust.

Free One-year Access to Emeritus Insights

As a learner of this programme, you will get free one-year premium access to Emeritus Insights, a microlearning platform to help shape your success. You can build 50+ in-demand skills from over 5000 bite-sized video lessons from best-selling books, subject matter experts and Harvard Business Review. You will also get access to live, engaging sessions with industry experts on Insights LIVE.

Chief Human Resources Officer Programme Certificate

Upon successful completion of the programme, with a minimum 75% attendance and satisfactory academic performance, participants will be awarded a certificate of completion and will be eligible to receive IIM Lucknow's Executive Alumni Status (optional). The cumulative overall percentage of marks should be 50% and above.

Sample Certificate
Sample Certificate

- The certificate shown above is for illustrative purposes only and may not be an exact prototype of the actual certificate.
- IIM Lucknow reserves the right to change the certificate and specifications without notice.

Pay Later - Finance Options

Programme Fee Maximum Loan Amount Available Tenure (months) EMI
INR 4,25,000 + GST INR 4,76,425 36 INR 17,614


  • The above EMI's are indicative. The EMI's offered by each of the loan providers might vary from the above figures, depending upon tenure and loan amount to be disbursed.
  • Other EMI tenures available (Months):
    Propelld: 6/12/18/24/30/36/42/48

Below EMI plans are available for the loan amount: INR 5,19,200

Loan Provider Tenure (months) EMI
Propelld 12 INR 43,267
LiquiLoans 12 INR 43,267


  • The above EMI plan is available only for 12 months
  • All the loans are provided by a third party NBFC (Propelld or LiquiLoans) and not Emeritus
  • There would be a one-time processing fee based on the tenure of the loan
Loan Provider Tenure (months) EMI
Propelld 18 INR 30,575
Propelld 24 INR 24,229
Propelld 36 INR 18,533
Propelld 48 INR 14,927
LiquiLoans 18 INR 30,575
LiquiLoans 24 INR 24,229
LiquiLoans 36 INR 17,884
LiquiLoans 36 INR 14,711


  • All the loans are provided by a third party NBFC (Propelld or LiquiLoans) and not Emeritus.
  • There would be a one-time processing fee based on the tenure of the loan.
  • The above EMI's are indicative. The EMI's offered by each of the loan providers might vary from the above figures, depending upon tenure and loan amount to be disbursed.

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IIM Lucknow Executive Alumni Benefits

Upon completion of the programme, participants will need to register with a one-time registration fee of INR 10,000 + GST to receive the prestigious IIM Lucknow Executive Alumni Status (optional). The benefits include:

  • Executive Alumni Status of the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
  • Receipt of all IIM Lucknow programme brochures and newsletters along with details of souvenirs available with MDP Office
  • Lifelong access to a network of distinguished IIM Lucknow Executive Alumni
  • Access to the IIM Lucknow Campus Library (on-site access)
  • 10% discount in fee for any additional programme (Open programme, Online) at IIM Lucknow (Lucknow and Noida campus)
  • 10% group discount on the fee for reference of participants (minimum group of five)

Note: The Executive Alumni benefits are subject to the discretion of IIM Lucknow.

Early applications encouraged. Limited seats are available.

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Special Corporate Enrolment Pricing

Round 1: The first application deadline is
Jan 24, 2023 and the fee to apply is INR 1,500 + GST

Round 2: The second application deadline is
Feb 23, 2023 and the fee to apply is INR 2,000 + GST

Round 3: The third application deadline is
Mar 21, 2023 and the fee to apply is INR 2,500 + GST

Round 4: The fourth application deadline is
Apr 10, 2023 and the fee to apply is INR 2,500 + GST

Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2023

The Learning Experience 

What is it like to learn with the learning collaborator, Emeritus? 

More than 300,000 professionals globally, across 200 countries, have chosen to advance their skills with Emeritus and its educational learning partners. In fact, 90 percent of the respondents of a recent survey across all our programs said that their learning outcomes were met or exceeded. All the contents of the course would be made available to students at the commencement of the course. However, to ensure the program delivers the desired learning outcomes, the students may appoint Emeritus to manage the delivery of the program in a cohort-based manner during the course period the cost of which is already included in the overall Course fee of the course.

A dedicated program support team is available 7 days a week to answer questions about the learning platform, technical issues, or anything else that may affect your learning experience.

In collaboration with Emeritus

Erulearning Solutions Private Limited (a company incorporated in India) is a subsidiary of Eruditus Learning Solutions Pte Ltd (a company incorporated in Singapore), and operates under the brand name of 'Eruditus' and 'Emeritus'.

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