MSW- Human Resource Development and Management (MSW HRDM) is a new programme that is offered by the Department of Social Work. This programme prepares the students to build careers in the HR departments of industries, hospitals, NGOs and other organizations. This two-year course blends the core areas of the field with the emerging trends in the Management of Human Resources. The curriculum carries some of the foundational and methods papers related to human behaviour, helping processes, development, health and human resource. Curriculum engages students on core areas of Human Resources Management related to acquisition, performance management, labour relations, compensation, management and development of human resources including areas such as employee empowerment and engagement, employee support and assistantship programmes, corporate social responsibility, work life balance and management, personal and laws related to family and children. An optimal mix of theory and practice orientation is provided in this course. The onus of the curriculum besides knowledge sharing and knowledge creation is on creativity, critical thinking and skill development. An equal weightage is given both to classroom work as well as field based learning.
Across the four semesters students will participate in skill development workshops. Apart from practice skills the students will become familiar with technical skills in areas such as Excel, SAP, SPSS as well as other analytical software. The mini survey and major research dissertation will be conducted in the industrial context and will be carried out according to the needs of industry and with the validation of experts in the field. Research problem and the methodology adapted will integrate the theoretical and intervention knowledge of the students. This facilitates the student to develop analytical as well as problem solving skills.
Students will have six months of internships altogether in four semesters in the industry and other organizations where HR is being practiced. The student will be facilitated to observe and study the HR practices in depth in different industries / agencies. Planned internship sessions are spread across different months (I-September, II-January-February, III- April, IV January- February)
ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATIONS
All theory papers have end semester written examinations and practical papers (Social work practical, Service Learning, and research project II) will have end semester viva voce examinations/demonstrations. Electives, skill lab and research project I will have internalevaluations only.
- To develop social work knowledge and professionalism in the areas of human resource development and management.
- To develop understanding on the standards and practices of ensuring employee engagement and employee wellbeing.
- To develop knowledge and skills in areas of training and development.
- To enhance insights on work conditions, legislative aspects and various processes of human resource development in organizations.
- To nurture values of social responsibility, professionalism in delivery of services and capacities in integrating knowledge, attitude and practice.
Social Work Profession
Human Growth and Behaviour
Social Case Wok
Community Organization and Social Action
Social Group Work
Social Work Research Methods 1
Skill Lab I
Social Work Practice I (Internship I)
Service Learning I
Human Rights and Inclusion
Media and Social Work
Natural Resource Management
Gender and Development
Theoretical foundations for Social Work Practice
Introduction to Management and HRM
Organizational Behaviour I
Acquisition of Human Resources
Occupational Health and Safety
Social Work Research Methods II
Skill Lab II
Social Work Practice II (Internship II)
Service Learning II
Social Work Research Project I
Legislations Governing EmployeeRelations
Compensation Management and SocialSecurity
Human Resource Development
Industrial Relations and EmployeeWelfare
Skill Lab III
Social Work Practice III (Rural Camp and Internship III)
Service Learning III
Social Work Research Project II
Social Work Research Methods III
Counseling and EAP
Financial and Marketing Management
Non-Government Organizationand Management
Strategic HRM and IHRM
Indian Constitution, Social Policy and Labour
Corporate Social Responsibility
Organizational Behaviour II
Social Work Practice IV (Internship IV)
Service Learning IV