• Dates
    Mar 22 - Sep 22, 2024
  • Duration
    6 months
  • Fee
    INR 6,00,000 + taxes
  • Format
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In the evolving landscape of modern enterprises, the role of CHROs is increasingly crucial in sculpting an organisation that is fit for the future. The Future CHRO programme is strategically developed to empower HR leaders with advanced strategies and insights, enabling them to be at the forefront of organisational change and digital innovation within the HR spectrum.

Key Benefits

HR leaders will acquire a comprehensive understanding of the digital landscape, reshaping the HR function to be more adaptive and forward-looking. They will gain the skills necessary to lead with innovative digital strategies, driving transformation and guiding their organisations through the intricacies of the digital era.

Key Takeaways

  • Elevate your thinking to lead the HR function and advise and counsel the CEO to get your organisation future-ready
  • Drive synergy by integrating business strategy and human capital management
  • Design the organisation for a future in flux
  • Future-proof your role and bring the HR function to the forefront of corporate decision-making
  • Understand the financial impact of people-related business decisions
  • Engage managers to deliver exceptional employee experiences
  • Revisit comp & benefits strategies to address next-gen requirements
  • Help leaders lead from the front amid disruption
  • Retire, renew, and renovate legacy HR systems
  • Connect people’s data with business decisions by driving people analytics
  • Gain perspectives on self-leadership, global HR leadership and best practices
  • Learn to manage talent in a hybrid/ virtual model
  • Advance your career with high-impact networking and diverse industry perspectives

Is This Programme For You?

This programme is best suited for senior executives with 15+ years of work experience, on track to or ambitious of becoming a CHRO. Professionals aspiring to be trusted advisors to CEOs and CXOs with future-ready capabilities to drive business growth and digital transformation should attend this programme. Exposure to the fundamentals of business strategy, people systems, and processes would be an advantage. The programme is also beneficial to senior HR professionals holding VP, GM, CHRO titles to keep up to date with the latest advances in the discipline.

Learning Experience

ISB Executive Education programmes are replete with distinctive teaching methodologies and an intense and challenging learning environment that pushes participants’ learning horizons beyond their pre-existing beliefs. Through lectures from distinguished faculty, local and global case studies, business simulations, and group discussions with extraordinary peers from a broad range of industries, regions, and functions, you will be equipped with the strategies, tools and insights required to transform your thinking and achieve ambitious business objectives. You will return to your organisation, fully ready to apply what you have learned. You will also take with you a rich network of relationships that will enrich your personal and professional lives long after you complete the programme.

The learning experience at ISB is a rich blend of on-campus classes, live virtual sessions, and self-paced online modules taught by the best minds in academia and industry.

Blended Programme: Our blended programmes combine in-person and live virtual learning. Our live virtual sessions deliver a rigorous and rich learning experience that is comparable to our in-person programs.

Admission Criteria

To ensure a dynamic and diverse batch profile, candidates will be evaluated based on multiple factors, including but not limited to:

  • Appropriate experience profile for this programme
  • Leadership potential
  • Evidence of professional achievement
  • Industry and functional background
  • Motivation to participate in the programme and the ability to benefit from it
  • Ability to cope with the rigour of the programme

We admit candidates based on a rolling, space- available basis, and encourage you to apply as early as possible to secure your seat in the programme.

The On-campus sessions are subject to the evolving global situation. Programme content, dates, schedule, fees, delivery platforms, and faculty are subject to change. The programme fee includes food and accommodation at the ISB campus, or an equivalent facility based on availability.

Programme Curriculum

Module 1: Business Strategy and Human Capital Management

  • Get an overview of strategic perspective and thinking
  • Familiarise yourself with the drivers of competition & strategy
  • Formulate strategy for multi-business corporations and MNCs
  • Explore strategies for the digital economy
  • Create a vision for the execution of your strategic roadmap
  • Shaping of strategy by CHROs for building people-centric organisations


ISB faculty includes leading academics with credentials and teaching experience from top global business schools as well as accomplished practitioners who have managed large enterprises.


Chandrasekhar Sripada

Professor of Organisational Behaviour (Practice), ISB; Programme Director - Future CHRO


Saugata Ray

Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship (Practice), ISB


S Ramnarayan

Professor of Organisational Behaviour (Practice), ISB


Ram Nidumolu

Professor of Organisational Behaviour (Practice), ISB


Prasanna Tantri

Professor of Finance (Practice), ISB


Prothit Sen

Assistant Professor of Strategy, ISB


Himanshu Tambe

Adjunct Faculty, Singapore University of Management; Visitng Faculty, ISB


Richard Smith

Professor of Management & Organisation; Visiting Faculty, ISB

ISB Certificate

After successful completion of this programme, you will be awarded an ISB Executive Education Certificate, formal recognition of your professional development.

ISB Executive Alumni

On successful completion of this programme, you will be awarded an official certificate from ISB Executive Education and become a lifetime member of the ISB Executive Alumni community.

You will also gain exclusive access to the ISB Executive Network, a community of over 49,000 executives and entrepreneurs.

In addition to the above, ISB Executive Alumni receive the following additional benefits:

  • Personal ISB Email ID
  • Access to the support team over the telephone
  • Access to ISB Executive Alumni Directory & Portal
  • 20% discount on open executive education programmes


In addition to the above, ISB Executive Alumni are eligible to receive ongoing access to a variety of ISB research, information, and resources.

Participant Stories

Become a Future-Ready CHRO

Become a strategic leader, advise and counsel the CEO and other C-suite executives

Priya Mathilakath Pillai
Head HR, Titan Company Ltd.

Design Organisation of the Future

Connect people data with business strategy decisions with people analytics

Karthik B
People Partner Senior Manager HR, Maersk

Reimagine HR Leadership

Business is all about people, and people are all about business

Saswati Bose
Head-CSR, Exide Industries Ltd.

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