Centre for Human Resource Management (CHRM)

The main objectives of CHRM set out in the terms of reference prepared for it are as follows:

  • Identify training, research and consulting service needs in the areas of human resource resource management with a view to developing training materials and information base and improving research skills of the NASC staff management both in public and private sectors in Nepal
  • Develop, market and deliver innovative, customer-focused  and quality training packages for both the public and the private sector customers
  • Offer various consulting service packages (including responding to demands) to support NASC’s customers in improving their human resource management
  • Design and undertake various research and case study projects in the areas of human
  • Generate additional resources for NASC and enhance its earning capacity
  • Provide an organisational set-up for challenging work, creative thinking and innovative actions for NASC professional staff
  • Innovate and initiate better professional practices and present a role model for other functional units of NASC

Major Functions
The major functions of CHRM are described in terms of both functional and thematic streams. Each is described below:

Functional Streams
CHRM has four core functional streams in the areas of human resource management. They are as follows:

  1. Training and development function (both institutional and in-house programmes)
  2. Consulting service function (within NASC’s customers)
  3. Research function (both within and outside NASC)
  4. Systems development function (development and implementation of internal improvement programmes)

Thematic Streams
CHRM has been developing and implementing specialised type of programmes mainly in the areas of human resource management at organisational level. Specifically, it has included the following thematic streams:

  • Human resource management systems, processes and practices
  • Strategic HRM
  • Human resource planning (at organisational level)
  • Job analysis
  • HRM information system
  • Training management and system
  • Trainer development
  • Performance management
  • Career management
  • Retirement management
  • Manpower rationalisation at organisational level
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Balancing family and work life
  • Other thematic streams that are relevant to human resource management