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XLRI Jamshedpur announces the following 1 Year Virtual Interactive Learning Programmes in technical collaboration with VCNow:

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management (PGCBM)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (PGCHRM)

XLRI VIL offers a portfolio of 12 months consolidated programs in different functional areas of Management. Working Professionals / Executives may complete their management education while still being in service or while being involved with their own business. After successful completion of the program students are awarded with a "Postgraduate Certificate" and an XLRI alumni bestowal.

The primary objective of these programs is to help transform participants into exceptional cross-functional leaders who can integrate all disciplines and align all activities to achieve the organization's long-range strategic goals.

The program gives participants an understanding of the challenges and complexities within their respective fields of management thereby equipping with the necessary skill-sets to adopt an appropriate course of action in their day-to-day work environment.

The XLRI VIL programmes are being offered since 2002 and has high market value and industry-wide recognition. Over 6500 Executives from top corporates have benefitted from such VIL programmes over the years.

Program Overview

The Virtual Interactive Learning (VIL) arm of XLRI offers a portfolio of 12 months consolidated programmes in various streams of Management. These programmes aim to provide an opportunity to study and earn a Postgraduate Certificate in Management while working. These programmes are being offered by XLRI in collaboration with its technical partner VCNow.

Programme Objectives (PGCBM)

  • To expose the participants to the various theories and practices of Business Management.
  • Enabling them to better understand and envision the dynamics within complex management problems. It also prepares them for visionary leadership, being change agents and playing a role at the top.
  • To give the participants a holistic perspective of Business Management so that they can shoulder greater responsibilities in their future career.
  • To get tuned to the latest developments and best practices prevalent in the current economy.
  • Provide the participants with an opportunity to learn management concepts and techniques relevant for formulating and implementing strategies in functional and general management areas.

Programme Objectives (PGCHRM)

  • To give participants an understanding of problems and issues in the field of Human Resource Management.
  • Examine the emerging challenges that are transforming the corporate landscape with respect to human resource management.
  • To equip participants with the required depth and balance of technical and managerial knowledge that will enable them to function successfully in their chosen field.

Programme Delivery

The programme will be delivered at VCNow centres spread across India through its High Definition Video Conference platform which is highly interactive and simulates a near-real classroom experience. Live lectures delivered by the XLRI faculties would be made available to PAN India participants at over 40 VCNow centres across India. The technology is unique and provides a much richer and immersive experience as compared to conventional desktop platforms.


  • Graduation from a recognized university.
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience after completing graduation.
  • Performance in personal interviews.
  • Basic knowledge of computer.

Admission processes

Once the admission process is open candidates need to apply online with all relevant details as mentioned in the application form along with the application money. The shortlisted candidate will be called for interview & the final selection will be done based on the interview performance.

Fee Structure & Installment details:

PGCBM Fee Details

Description Amount Payable Last Date
Application fees To be announced
Total Fees To be announced

*Note: Fees payble in isntallments

PGCHRM Fee Details

Description Amount Payable Last Date
Application fees To be announced
Total Fees To be announced

*Note: Fees payble in isntallments

Programme Curriculum (PGCBM & PGCHRM Programmes)

1 Business Law Collective Bargaining
2 Consumer Behavior & Marketing Research Competency Based HR
3 Corporate Finance Cross Cultural Management
4 Financial Markets & Banking Employee Compensation System
5 Human Resource Management Financial Management
6 Individual & Group Behavior in Organizations Group Behaviour in Organizations
7 International Financial Management Human Resource Information System
8 International Management Individual Behaviour in Organizations
9 Leading Digital Introduction to Industrial Relations
10 Logistics & Supply Chain Management Introduction to Personnel Management
11 Management Accounting Labour Laws
12 Managerial Economics Managerial Counseling
13 Operations & Production Strategy Marketing
14 Operations Research Operations Strategy for HRM
15 Organization Structure, Design & Change Organizational Change & Development
16 Principles of Marketing Organizational Structure & Design
17 Product & Brand Management Performance Appraisal & Management
18 Quantitative Methods for Decision-Making Social Research Methods
19 Sales & Distribution Management Strategic Human Resource Management
20 Strategic Management Training & Development
21 Project Work [Dissertation: OPTIONAL] Project Work [Dissertation: OPTIONAL]

Program Pedagogy

The above stated objectives will be attained through:

  • An intensive program useful from a corporate management view point.
  • 5 days of intensive learning at XLRI campus.
  • Project-based courses.
  • Lecture series.
  • Case methods.
  • Group work.
  • Assignments.

Campus Visit

The participants are expected to stay in the campus for 5 days of intensive campus learning. The exact date and schedule will be announced to the participants in advance so that they can arrange for their leaves from their respective organizations. During the period of their stay on campus participants need to participate in intensive classroom and group learning sessions.

Certification, Assessment and Evaluation

The examination and evaluation required for certification shall be carried out by XLRI Jamshedpur. The faculty members teaching their respective courses will choose the method of evaluation most appropriate to the material. Students after successful completion of this program will be conferred with “Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management OR Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management" directly by XLRI Jamshedpur.

Important Dates & Class timings

Last date for online registration/application March 2020 onwards
List of short-listed candidates March 2020 onwards
Interview dates March 2020 onwards
List of selected candidates March 2020 onwards
Online Inauguration March 2020 onwards
Class timing for PGCBM -33 March 2020 onwards

Note: All dates subject to change as per decision of the Institute

Application / Registration

To be announced

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Cities where the programmes are being offered
(Centre availability subject to minimum batch formation of 4 participants per centre)

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bangalore
  • Bhopal
  • Bhuvaneshwar
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Cochin
  • Coimbatore
  • Goa
  • Gurgaon
  • Hyderabad
  • Indore
  • Jaipur
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Nashik
  • New Delhi Noida
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Raipur
  • Ranchi*
  • Surat*
  • Trivandrum
  • Vadodara
  • Vijayawada
  • Vishakhapatnam

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