People management is the bottom line of the success of every organization. Organizational life requires employees to coordinate and collaborate with a diverse group of individuals. The ability to collaborate, motivate, and lead with a blend of functional expertise is of paramount importance for managerial success. The OB & HR area of IIMK offers students the opportunities to develop these critical skills in the classroom and beyond. The area by offering a variety of courses, prepares the students for a variety of career in general management, human resource management, and consulting. Some of the topics focussed by the area, which are relevant for the tomorrow's managers are knowing self and others, understanding group and team dynamics, structure of the organization, leading organizational change, motivation, strategizing business though HR as the business partner, managing the organizational life cycle of an employee by application of HR tools and techniques, being compliant by abiding by the laws of the land. The area also conducts exclusive leadership workshop for all the post-graduate students to lay a solid foundation for the future leaders.
Apart from catering to the part of the regular requirement of Post-graduate programme in Management and Executive post-graduate programme in management, the area also offers fellow programme in management, and one year exclusive post-graduate programme in human resource management.
The OBHR faculty is comprised of individuals with expertise in human resources, talent management, groups and teams, and leadership. Members of our faculty have carved a niche for themselves by winning awards for research and teaching and they continue to innovate new ideas in the fields of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management.
Students are offered with core courses on organizational behaviour and human resource management. The area offers a list of elective courses which the students choose to have a career in the human resource field or develop their people management competency. The set of such elective courses are as follows