MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN – Xavier School Of Human Resource Management
Welcome to the Xavier School Of Human Resource Management!
It is my joy to make you a glorious part of the excellent Jesuit educational tradition in XAHR that
has made our MBA-HRM program stand out as Asia’s 2nd Best MBA HRM Program, ranked by
Eduniversal 2019. As a part of this excellent academic environment in XAHR, you are constantly
exposed to the latest development and practices of the corporates through our continuously
innovative and updated course curriculum that is taught by pioneering faculties and industry
stalwarts. So, you are always at the forefront of the HR field enabling yourself in getting, doing and
delivering the best of HR profession.
Andrew Dutta, Ph.D.
Xavier School Of Human Resource Management
In XAHR, we focus on making people managers who emerge as committed, compassionate and
value-based HR leaders. Our focus is always on cutting-edge, innovative and experiential learning
that creates competitive advantage in our students to thrive in an increasing boundaryless world
fraught with volatility and uncertainty. Being a leader, therefore, comes naturally to XAHR
Our students are shaped in the classroom by the finest instructors - who are not only our full-time
faculty, well known for their academic leadership through research, innovation and pioneering
thinking, but also groomed by leading practitioners from the corporates. This brings a harmonious
blend of practice and theory—the most essential combination for business and managerial
XAHR is guided by an elite group of think-tanks drawn from the high echelons of the corporate
world, who set the futuristic guidance for the school, its curriculum, faculties and deliverables with
highest standards of performance. This Strategic Academic Advisory Board consists not only
celebrity HR professionals but also experts with many decades of human resource practice and
teaching with them.
So, get ready to be a part in one of the best places in this continent to master yourself in the HR
profession and emerge as a finest HR leader, ready to shape the lives of people with care,
compassion, dignity and adding value to your company.
With best wishes,
Prof. Dr. Andrew Dutta,
Dean, Xavier School Of Human Resource Management,
Xavier University, Bhubaneswar,