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Hughes Global Education Announces Launch of Online Executive Programme in Partnership with IIM Calcutta


Comprehensive Training in Human Resource Management Delivered Over Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning Platform

New Delhi, India, 02 February 2015—Hughes Global Education India, Ltd. today announced the launch and opening of admission to the Indian and Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta Executive Programme in Human Resource Management (EPHRM). Delivered over the Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning platform by eminent faculty of IIM Calcutta, this programme offers working executives comprehensive learning through lectures and real world case studies including addresses by senior executives from the corporate world.

The novel Hughes platform provides a live, interactive capability where participants in any part of the country can listen and discuss questions directly with IIM Calcutta faculty members, cutting across geographical constraints. The programme is designed to enhance participants’ understanding of Human Resource Management (HRM) policies of hiring, compensation and performance appraisals based on industry best practices.

Speaking at the launch, Prof. Amit Dhiman (IMC), Jt. Program Director EPHRM-IIM Calcutta, said, “EPHRM is in its 6th year since inception and has evolved into a programme that attempts to address contemporary concerns in the HRM field both at the micro employee level and macro organizational level by having a judicious mix of theoretical insights and practitioner's viewpoints.”

Shantonu Moitra, Senior Director, Hughes Global Education said, “ Positive feedback received from students of earlier sessions of the EPHRM programme has confirmed that it has widened their horizons and given them a better understanding of their business. We are confident that organizations will increasingly acknowledge the value such programmes which bring career-enhancing training to the employed workforce while still doing their regular jobs.”

Working professionals with more than two years of experience and having scored more than 50 percent in Graduation/Post Graduation studies can apply for this course, which is divided into classroom learning and campus components. To date, more than 25,000 students have used the Hughes Global Education platform in100 classrooms in 50 cities spread across the country and participated in courses by leading academic partner institutes to improve their skills and move up the career ladder within their organizations. For more information please visit