Profile of Director
Dr. Harsh Sharma has joined as Director, CIPS on 6th February 2020. He is working with Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad as Professor, Human Resource Management since 2010. He has more than two decades of experience in research, capacity building and consultancy.

He has presented numerous papers and published research articles in international journals published by emerald, inderscience and macrothink USA and indexed by Scopus, Ebsco etc. on topics of Indian Negotiation Style, Training Effectiveness, Mentoring, Green Jobs and Decent Work Agenda.

Additional Director

He has worked on consulting assignments with ILO, UNICEF, NIFT, Oil India, OHPC, Waters, Goa Shipyard, NALSAR University and Bureau for Police Research & Development etc. on decentralised planning, Green Jobs, organisation restructuring, human resource planning, performance & talent management, reformulating HR policies, evaluating training effectiveness etc. Currently, he is working with Indian Navy, AAI Cargo, Indian Renewable Energy Development Corporation (IREDA), on workforce planning, with Bihar Government on World Bank sponsored project on training evaluation, with UNICEF on Capacity Building for Decentralised Planning.

He has conducted more than 300 short and long duration capacity building programmes sponsored by Ministry of External Affairs, RBI, IOCL, HPCL, Exim Bank, Nokia, NHPC, NTPC, Department of Science and Technology, Nuclear Power Corporation, Punjab National Bank, Wipro, Bank of Maharashtra, Waters India Limited, ISRO, Volvo etc. on topics such as Leadership Development for Enhanced Public Service Delivery, Conflict Management, Negotiation Skills, Leadership and Organisation Development, Train the Trainer, Strategic Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations & Labour Laws. He is a visiting faculty at many reputed institutions including SVPNPA, NISA, GSI, SoI, ISTM and has also conducted programmes for GIZ Germany, UN India etc.

He is associated with Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) of UNDESA and also Schools of Public Administration network for SDGs led by GDI and UNSSC. Currently, he is working with NITI Aayog on designing National Level Capacity Building Programme on SDGs for Civil Servants, He is an alumnus of German Development Institute, Bonn. He has done advanced certificate course on “Managing Global Governance” from the German Development Institute, Bonn which is one of the top ten think- tank in Europe. He has worked with ILO and has completed a long-term research project at the International Labour Organisation, Geneva on the topic of ‘Green Jobs and Decent Work Agenda.’ He has also competed International Programme on Negotiations in Berlin and is completed Certified Master trainer course from Humboldt University Germany.

He has done his PhD in the area of ‘Training Effectiveness Evaluation’ from GGS Indraprastha University, Delhi, India. He holds three post-graduate degrees including an MBA with specialisation in Human Resource Management, Master of Arts (Sociology) and Master of Science. He also holds a Diploma in Training and Development from ISTD and certificates in Statistical Analysis Tools, ISO 9000:2000 and Gaming Simulation from ISAGA.