Professional Certificate Programme in HR Management and Analytics IIM -Kozhikode/UpGrad Review

Hello everyone, and welcome back to another insightful post. Today, I will do the review of the Professional Certificate Program in HR Management and Analytics, online course offered by IIM Kozhikode in collaboration with UpGrad. My name is Honey Gupta, a current student at UpGrad, and I’m here to provide a detailed analysis of this program—whether it’s the right fit for you, its cost, and whether it offers good value. By the end of this post, you’ll have a clear understanding of the program, along with a special tip on how to get a discount on the fees.

As we know that UpGrad is a big ed-tech company they have multiple courses in the field of Data Science, Digital Marketing, Online MBA and others which are affiliated with many institutes such as MICA and IIIT Bangalore same way this program is also affiliated with IIM Kozhikode which is one of the renowned institutes and the course platform is by Upgrad.

Program Overview

Format: Online
Duration: 5 months
Next Batch Start Date: Visit the Website to Check

The program is structured to cater to both working professionals and freshers, providing flexibility and convenience. It includes live sessions, case studies monitored by IIM faculty, and a valuable certification from IIM Kozhikode.

Advantages of the Program

Designed for Working Professionals:

  • Suitable for those with hectic schedules who cannot attend offline classes.
  • Allows freshers to continue learning without leaving their current jobs.

Case Studies and Faculty:

  • Case studies supervised by IIM faculty.
  • Direct interaction with professors through live sessions.

Prestigious Certification:

  • Receive a certificate directly from IIM Kozhikode, boosting your resume.

Dedicated Mentorship:

  • Student success mentors are assigned for personalized guidance.
  • Regular doubt resolution sessions (three to four per week).
  • Weekend live classes and 14+ live sessions over the course duration.

Flexible Payment Options:

  1. No-cost EMI options are available.

Capstone Project:

  • A project at the end of the program to apply your learning comprehensively.

Who Should Enroll?

This program is ideal for:

  • HR Professionals and Managers: Looking to upgrade their skills and learn advanced HR analytics.
  • Non-HR Professionals: Wishing to switch their careers to HR.
  • MBA Graduates: Aiming to explore more in the HR domain.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Holders: Minimum of two years of work experience.
  • Master’s Degree Holders: No work experience required.

Skills You Will Learn

The program covers a wide range of skills, including:

  • HR Management
  • Dashboarding
  • Workforce Planning
  • Talent Sourcing
  • Analytics Tools (e.g., Tableau, Excel)

Career Opportunities Post-Certification

After completing the course, you can pursue roles such as:

  • HR Data Analyst
  • HR Specialist
  • HR Business Analyst
  • People Advisor

Program Structure and Learning Platform

The program’s content is divided into modules, each with its own deadlines and quizzes:

  • Interactive Dashboard: Access all course content.
  • Discussion Panels: Connect with classmates and resolve queries.
  • Live Classes and Recordings: Available for review.

Admission Process

  1. Check Batch Start Date and Time: Plan accordingly.
  2. Fill Out the Application: Provide the necessary details.
  3. Shortlisting and Test: A small test for selection.
  4. Enrollment: Complete the process if selected.

Program Fees and Discounts

Program Fee: ₹1,40,000 (Increased)

EMI Starting at INR 6,740/month

Special Discount Tip:

  • As a student of UpGrad, I can provide a discount code that can reduce your fee by ₹5,000 to ₹10,000. If you are interested, contact me directly for the code. My Number 7735361649

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The Professional Certificate Program in HR Management and Analytics by IIM Kozhikode and UpGrad offers significant advantages for those looking to advance their careers in HR. While the fee might seem high, the brand value of IIM and the comprehensive curriculum justify the investment.

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