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Managing an organization’s human resources has today become a critical issue. Specialists in the field of Human Resources are much in demand today for deploying their skills to attract, manage and retain talent in times of downturn and growth. HR practices and HR managers can provide their organizations with a competitive edge.

The School of Business Management at NMIMS offers a Full time 2 Year MBA Program in Human Resources. The USP of the program lies in its design and delivery of core courses, sector specific inputs, skill building workshops and a strategic partnership with the world’s largest HR association SHRM

Features of the Programme

  • Full time two years comprising 39 courses across six trimesters.
  • Workshops in each trimester focusing on HR trends in sectors such as Manufacturing, BFSI,
  • Retail, IT etc and inputs on HR practices are highlighted through a series of guest sessions, project work and seminars. Seminars in this category are compulsory and non credit.
  • The program includes summer internship for 8-10 weeks in which students undergo full time intensive training with industry under the guidance of a project guide and a faculty guide.
  • Consulting assignments for students from different companies in the area of HR.
  • Students benefit from th partnership with SHRM.

Using a mix of experiential techniques and case-based methodology, the future HR managers would be trained on devising HR solutions for the business challenges that corporates face today.

Programme Chairperson’s Message

Indian businesses today have a high need for skilled and sensitive business savvy HR Professionals. A career as a Human Resource Professional requires one to cultivate the people and culture of an organization. Towards this end HR Professionals rely on competencies and skills in planning, staffing, rewarding and developing talent. The NMIMS MBA HR program is designed to meet these requirements. 

Our MBA in Human Resources creates future leaders in HR who desire the knowledge and skills to solve people challenges in an organization from a system wide perspective. Understanding the business context and developing critical thinking skills are important aims of our coursework. Our program is one of the few HR programs in the country that addresses all of the SHRM, US (Society for Human Resource Management-the world’s largest association of HR professionals) guidelines. SHRM is our esteemed partner and provides student mentoring and interfaces with industry experts on various current HR Issues. We rely on our MBA HR Board of Studies to advise us on significant shifts and trends in the HR profession to ensure the relevance of our program contents.

An NMIMS MBA HR student gains significant advantages in terms of holistic personality development opportunities and insightful experiences in corporate communication while working in groups and communities.

The NMIMS MBA HR program has received industry wide recognition resulting in valuable summer internship and final placement opportunities for our students. Guest sessions and workshops with renowned HR practitioners serve to influence our students positively. A strong and experienced faculty base at the School of Business Management, NMIMS supports the learning goals and objectives of the MBA HR program.

The NMIMS MBA HR journey is unique, offering peer networking opportunities, focused course work and a satisfying learning experience.

Dr. Veena Vohra 

Program Chairperson – MBA HR

Associate Professor – HR and Behavioral Sciences

Programme Objectives

  • Career growth in the field of HR by developing skills and competencies required to meet the demands of organizations today.
  • Training in competencies such as knowledge of the business, personal credibility, functional HR expertise, and management of Change.
  • Grooming talented and dedicated business savvy HR specialists for a variety of sectors such as Manufacturing, Retail, IT/ITes, FMCG, Banking, Financial, Insurance and Consulting.
  • Emphasizing on development of personal and social competencies to provide a competitive edge for devising sustainable HR solutions for the business challenges.


The pedagogy is learner centric, interactive and largely based on experiential exercises, case studies, lectures from academicians and practitioners, group activity, workshops and presentations.


NMIMS has a full-fledged placement office to provide placement assistance to all full-time students. The placement office, along with elected student representatives, coordinates both summer and executive placements.

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