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Master the HR landscape of 2023 and beyond

Learn what HR processes work today - directly from industry experts, stand out from the crowd and build a successful career for yourself!

Learn from mentors who have worked with :
Application deadline
07th February, 2023
Cohort starts
14th April, 2023

Do you also believe these things about the HR field?Please check all the boxes where your answer is YES: 

HR is only there to handle recruitment
HR is only about paper and administrative work
There is no formal training required for getting into HR
All HR’s do is conduct office activities
HR is not involved in strategic business decisions
HR is not a high paying job

If your answer to any of these is yes, then this course is for you! 
Discover what HR truly means and learn processes to manage human resources, the right way. :D

"When it comes to people, the best investments are in human capital, not financial capital."
-John C. Maxwell

Why is this the right time to build a career in HR?

India has a flourishing HR landscape. These stats back the statement.


Year on Year growth of HR Industry (Nasscom)

$25 Bn

Expected market size of HR Sector by 2025 (KPMG)


Companies that are facing a shortage of HR Professionals

This program is for you if you are a...

Working in HR/Staffing Agencies
Develop the skills that the domain needs in 2023 and accelerate your career
MBA/ BBA/ B.Com Graduate
Learn the skills you need on the job and crack your dream role!
Experienced HR professional
Learn what people success is in 2023
Non-HR Professionals
Get a deeper understanding of HR and how it relates to your own role.
Business Owners, Managers & Leaders
Learn how to build stronger teams with HR best practices.
HR Students or Professionals
Develop actionable knowledge of the different HR functions like recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, and development.

Program Overview

In 6weeks, this course will prepare you for all major HR functions with a step-by-step roadmap on ‘how’ to achieve your targets

Week 0

Onboarding Week

  • An overview of Human Resources Disciplines (Attraction to Attrition + COEs)
  • HR Career Road Map - Roles available in HR for a a) fresher b)2-4 years experienced professional
Week 1

Attraction and Selection

  • Overview of Talent Acquisition role
  • How to Leverage the Employer Brand
  • Tools to use
  • Where and how to find the right candidates
  • Passive Recruiting
  • Recruiting Ethically
  • Live Session: Interview sessions
  • Evaluate Candidate
  • Background checks - how to do it?
    Week 2


    • Overview of Onboarding Specialist role
    • Onboarding as Part of Employee Engagement
      • Onboarding Preparation and checklist
      • How to set up a welcoming environment - importance of Buddy Program
      • Resiliency and Flexibility
        • How to create a engaging program
        • Assigning Work
        • Importance of 30-60-90 Days Feedback - The crucial first 90 days of a newbie
        Week 3-A

        Talent Development and Capacity Building

        • Overview of a career in Talent Development
        • How to measure personal growth
        • How to find opportunities for employee development
        • Learning and Development initiatives - Coaching, Mentoring, MDPs & LDPs
        Week 3-B

        Performance Management and Rewards

        • Performance Management Philosophy
        • Rewards Philosophy
        • Types of Performance Appraisals
        • Structure of PMS and Rewards
        Week 4-A

        Compensation and Benefits

        • Legalities
        • How to understand legalities and laws around HR/employee hirings etc
        • How to draft company policies in line with the legalities
        • Payroll
        • Introduction to Comp & Ben roles & responsibilities
        • Softwares used for Payroll, Leave Encashment, Gratuity, etc and skills required
        • Pay Determination
        • Benefits
        • Monetary and Non-monetary performance
        • Market research to find out what the ideal pay structure should be to keep it competitive and retain employees
        Week 4-B

        Attrition, Separation and Retention

        • Types of Separation and process (Voluntary, Performance, Compliance)
        • Why do Employees leave Organizations?
        • Different Talent Retention approaches/strategies
        • Measures to Track and keep a low employee turnover
        • Imp of Exit Interviews, tools that are used
        Week 5

        COEs - HR Analytics, Talent Management

        • Talent Management
        • Jobs, Roles, Competency Framework
        • Culture Framework - How do you imbibe values into the culture
        • DEI -  What exactly does this function do? List the projects they take up and how volunteering in this can be beneficial for a HR professional in his/her career
        • HR Analytics
        • How to maintain employee database
        • Data analysis and visualisation to find patterns and insights to improve employee performance, efficiency and reduce employee turnover
        • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
        Week 6

        Hard & Soft Skills Required as a HR Professional

        • Hard Skills - BEI Interview, Project Management, Stakeholder Mgmt, Influencing, Presentation, Excel Advanced, HRIS/LMS Softwares etc
        • Soft Skills - Empathy, Public Speaking, Negotiation, etc.
        • Tips to hone the above skills, resources to learn from, certifications to take, etc.
        • How do you position your profile to stand out and build a career for yourself

        How does the program work?

        WEEKLY LIVE Q&A Sessions

        Have doubts about the program content or need guidance to fast-track your marketing career or facing roadblocks while scaling up your brand?
        I got you covered. Every week I will come LIVE and answer any question you throw at me LIVE.


        We know coming LIVE daily to learn can be difficult. Hence we have created the on-demand video track where you can learn the most important concepts required by spending the least amount of time.

        Study the video content at your pace and then come up with your doubts weekly to get them answered in the Q&A session.


        Learning alone online is boring & tough.

        So, this program is structured in a model: Learn - Ask Questions - Discuss - Apply

        Hence every week, there will be a live session for you to discuss and share ideas with your peers, and jam on different problem statements so that you can meet people and learn together.


        You learn and grow best when you are surrounded by like-minded people:
        You will be made part of a community where you can network, share opportunities, and build relations.

        Program Directors

        Mohammed Sufiyan Sait
        Director - People Success
        Co-founder at The Talent Deck, People Advisor for various VCs and startups
        Sharanya Menon
        Manager - Talent Development
        Talent Development & Capability Building Partner at Razorpay, Founding member of the Talent Development team at Zeta and Razorpay, Mentor & Interview Coach
        Anil Kumar
        Director - Talent Acquisition
        Prior to this, he led a global TA charter at InMobi.
        He has also built multiple teams from scratch at
        Uber, Adobe & Oracle
        Sameera Khan
        Director - People Success
        People Advisor at Antler & other Start-Ups, Trained Psychotherapist & Cafe Owner at Goldspot Goa

        Guest Mentors

        Sairam krishnan
        Marketer in Residence at Accel
        Worked at
        VP-Marketing at Springworks
        Worked at
        Chirayu Akotiya
        Director, Product & Growth at Leena AI
        Worked at
        Siddharth Sharma
        Design Leader at
        Worked at
        Shafique Gajdhar
        Product Marketing
        Worked at
        Udit Goenka
        Founder & CEO at PitchGround
        Worked at
        GVS Chaitanya
        Head of Growth at ParkOffice
        Worked at
        Deepan Siddhu
        Director of Digital at SaaS Labs
        Worked at
        Asma Afreen
        Product Marketer
        He not just gives you all the tactical tips, tricks, and frameworks that you can implement right away but opens up a new way of approaching content strategically. Highly recommend!
        Priya Selvaraju
        There is no one better to teach you than someone who has done it time and again. You'll be able to put your learnings into practice from Day 1.
        Rahul Agarwal
        Marketing Director
        I came out of the course with a lot more structure to the way I approached problems. The frameworks and slides that Rohit shared with us are a treasure trove that I keep going back to.
        Nidhi Kala
        Freelance Writer for SaaS
        There's one thing I liked about his teaching is he went beyond giving the regular gyaan by talking about the real experiences. Indeed the best decision I took by investing in the cohort✨

        By the end of the program, you will be able to

        Identify and analyze talent, and develop strategies for acquiring and retaining top performers.
        Develop the skills needed to manage & lead teams, and to effectively communicate with employees.
        Create, implement, and evaluate effective HR policies and procedures that support the org goals.
        Effectively navigate and manage workplace challenges, such as conflict resolution and legal compliance.
        Use data and analytics to take informed HR decisions and measure the effectiveness of HR initiatives
        Use digital tools and tech to manage HR processes, like ATS and performance management softwares
        Become proficient in the latest trends and best practices in the HR field and develop a professional network of peers and mentors.

        How it works?

        Application  Process

        Fill out the application form to apply for the HR Mentorship Program

        Application  Review

        Experts review each application selecting only the people aligned with our goals and values.


        Selected candidates will receive an email.

        Program Kick-off & Onboarding

        Welcome to the 6-week madness to learn, build relations, and hit your goals.


        Meet & network with fellow learners


        Celebrate your achievements with the community.

        Program Details

         If this is something that excites you and it’s something you’ve been looking for – we’d love to explore. Fill out the form below so we get to know more about you and can assess whether you’re the right fit for our cohort!

        Ready to join?

        The 1st cohort of this program is set to launch soon!

        We go through every application very carefully and handpick each cohort member, so make sure you fill out the form in a detailed manner so we can know you better.
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        Can’t make it this time? Join our waitlist to know about the next one!

        What you get:

        Access to a community of HR enthusiasts and mentors from top brands.
        Build a work portfolio and practical knowledge with hands on projects every week
        Stand out of the crowd with not just theoretical knowledge of the domain but by knowing 'how' to get things done to create impact
        One year of access to the pre-reads, curriculum, and on-demand content.
        Exclusive access to physical events and meetups in the community.

        FAQs: Here’s everything you may ask...

        What is this program about?
        This program will help you start or up-skill your journey as an HR in the fast-growing industry.

        It will help you get a better understanding of the HR industry, identify your ideal customers, techniques for crafting effective messages, and sales presentations, generate leads, negotiate & close deals, drive revenue, and much more. 
        Why should I take this program now?
        The HR industry is at unprecedented growth. With all organisations focusing on hiring and retaining top talent for their firms, the demand for skilled HR professionals is on the rise.With an even higher demand for HR professionals, the best time to get into HR is NOW! Working in the human resource industry is empowering and economically attractive too🤑
        Are there any prerequisites for this program?
        You will have the best results in the program if you can devote the time and energy needed to develop your HR acumen.

        The live calls and material provide a step-by-step roadmap to building your career in the HR domain. The more aligned you are with that goal, the better.
        When do the live group calls & guest sessions happen?
        The live sessions will take place on Sundays.

        Program recordings and notes from the live sessions will be available within 24 hours for those who can’t attend live.
        What if I can’t make the live sessions?
        Growthschool HR Intensive Program is designed to work with your schedule.

        We strongly encourage you to attend the live kickoff call. We also encourage you to attend the other live calls, but it’s not a problem if you can’t.

        The main thing you’ll miss is the “breakout rooms”, where fellow developers give feedback & discuss in small Zoom groups.

        Otherwise, you can watch the session recordings and participate in discussions and feedback on the community forum.
        How much access do I get to mentors?
        We can’t promise that the mentors will reply to every single message, but they’ll be active during the live sessions.

        They’ll answer questions, provide feedback, and share his private notes to address common pain points.
        What deliverables will I walk away with?
        This program is all about taking action.

        It’s about giving you the foundation to accelerate your professional growth by building a career in HR. 

        By the end of the program, you will able to know the techniques and approaches to effortlessly skyrocket your lead generation, and drive revenue with sales techniques. This will ultimately help you kickstart or upskill your career in HR.

        Beyond the tangible items, you’ll also leave with new friends and connections from around the world. GrowthSchool alums are a growing and visible presence on social media around the Internet.
        How much time can I expect to spend on the program each week?
        At least 5-6 hours per week, for the 6 weeks of the program.

        This program is a sprint, and you’ll be asked to execute things. The live sessions will be 60 minutes long.

        They’ll take place in the evenings. This program is created for ambitious and intellectually curious people, who want to kickstart their HR journey and make a remarkable difference in society.
        The program is designed to slot into your current life and schedule. With that said, you’ll need to block off time each week for focused learning, collaboration, and individual execution.

        Growing up, your best teachers always pushed you harder than you would have pushed yourself. That’s what will happen in this HR Intensive Program. Most online programs don’t lead to results because they ask for too little from their students.

        But as you know, quick hacks and cheap tricks are ineffective. They don’t stand the test of time. This program is the opposite. There are no secrets or shortcuts.

        Instead, the program offers a proven roadmap for building a successful career in HR. Discipline, consistency, and persistence is the key to success in the program. 
        Couldn’t I find this material online for free?
        HR is a fast-growing and challenging industry. With that said, the majority of what you find online is superficial.

        It’s written by content marketers who may not necessarily be experts on the subject themselves.

        Even if they give you the “right answer,” it’s not worth very much without the structure and support needed to implement what you learn.

        Rather than spending years of your precious life searching for and reading those articles, you will find the best information distilled here into a coherent and actionable framework.

        Better yet, you’ll have a community of HR professionals who can support you emotionally and intellectually. By the end of the program, you will be ready to kickstart your journey as an HR Professional.
        What’s included in the program?
        With your coaching, you’ll have lifetime access to all the pre-study material, recordings of the live cohort sessions, and a private online community where you’ll interact with your batchmates.

        You’ll retain access to the program materials and community indefinitely after the program ends.