Who Should Join This Programme?

  • Practicing Managers from any field who aspire to pursue a career in HR.
  • HRM Practitioners from the industry.
  • CEOs and Higher Management.
  • Academics, Trainers, Researchers and Consultants.

First Year (Core Courses) Year- I Semester- I, Human Resource Development, Organizational Behavior, Employee Relations and Laws Governing Employment , Marketing Management, Managerial Finance Year- I Semester- II, Strategic Human Resource Management, Performance Management and Compensation,  Leading and Managing Change in Organizations, Human Resource Information Systems, Operations Management Second Year (Core & Elective Courses) Year- II Semester- I, Research Methods Elective Courses, Current Issues in HRM 2 courses should be selected., International Dimensions of HRM, Cross-cultural Management , Strategic Management, Communication and Interpersonal Skill 1 skill course should be selected., Negotiation Skills, Project Management, Management Consultancy Skills Year- II Semester- II, Dissertation

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Post Graduate Diploma Programme
Conducted by :
Dept. of Management Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Programme duration :
Minimum 02 years
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Bachelor's degree from a recognized university with a minimum of 3 year's executive experience, OR Professional Qualification in Human Resource Management (PQHRM) or National Diploma in Human Resource Management of the Institute of Personnel Management, Sri Lanka (IPM) with 5 years of work experience in HRM, OR CEOs with five years of experience in the current post with proven track record in management, OR Any other professional qualifications acceptable to the Senate of OUSL.
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This Post Graduate Diploma programme is conducted by the department of Management Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Contact the coordinator, Pending for further details.
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