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NMIMS and SHRM India partner to provide the MBA HR program a unique edge

Published On: 20 Jul 2012 | Last Updated On: 20 Jul 2012

Mumbai, July 20, 2012: The NMIMS School of Business Management (SBM), Mumbai, a leader in the field of management education has entered into partnership with SHRM India, a 100% subsidiary of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest HR professional association, devoted to supporting the professional and advancing the profession of human resource management.

The collaboration between NMIMS, SBM and SHRM India will immensely benefit students of the newly launched specialized MBA HR program at the SBM.SHRM US has developed research based guidelines for HR curriculum to improve the quality of HR education and programs from a global perspective.  SHRM has determined as a result of its analysis, that the MBA HR program at SBM, NMIMS is fully aligned with the recommended requirements for HR Degree programs as outlined in the SHRM HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

Dr. Rajan Saxena, the Vice Chancellor of SVKM’s NMIMS highly recommends the MBA HR program emphasizing its carefully designed curriculum, delivery by highly credentialed faculty and partnership with the prestigious SHRM India.

SBM Dean Dr Debashis Sanyal says, “This partnership would prove to be a major milestone for the MBA HR program. In a short time span, the MBA HR Program content has been able to achieve curriculum alignment with SHRM standards proving its robustness and currency at the global level. Additionally, it is very exciting for our students to have access to a large learning resource such as the one SHRM provides. We hope this partnership will greatly enable us to achieve our aim of developing well rounded HR professionals for industry.”

Commenting on this industry partnership, Mr. G. Ravindran, CEO and MD of SHRM India, Member of the Global Leadership Team of SHRM and also responsible for the MEA and Asia Pacific Region says, “SHRM India is a global advocate for the HR profession and plays a pivotal role in HR thought leadership, education and research. By partnering with NMIMS and SBM, SHRM India aims to impart functional research based insights through the MBA HR curriculum to enhance the industry readiness of students. We see a strong synergy between the values and mission of NMIMS and SHRM India and look forward to a successful relationship together”.

The areas of collaboration also promote mutually beneficial interaction between the MBA HR students and practitioners. All the MBA HR students on becoming members with SHRM India,receive a host of benefits such as being able to supplement their classroom education with SHRM’s widely respected and acclaimed knowledge base. SHRM India would also help to organize exciting student initiatives which will give the student members an opportunity to network and learn from HR practitioners and thought leaders. Furthermore, based on content review and approval by SHRM India, the best student projects with novel and value adding content will be showcased on the SHRM India website.The collaboration between NMIMS SBM and SHRM India provides a unique edge and recognition to the MBA HR progamme, which aims to develop and groom business savvy HR professionals.

About SHRM India

SHRM India is a part of the world’s largest professional, not-for-profit Human Resource association, SHRM – the Society for Human Resource Management. It has over 250, 000 members in 140 countries. SHRM's mission is to support the HR professional and advance the HR profession through globally recognised certifications, collaborative communities, comprehensive resources, research, professional development opportunities, academic alliances and advisory services.

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The University Alliance practice of SHRM India provides high quality standards of HR knowledge across Universities in India and supports the HR curriculum with the world-renowned SHRM body of knowledge built over the course of the past 64 years.

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