Academy of Human Resources Development (AHRD) is located at Ahmedabad
. It was established by the National HRD network in 1990. The institute provides facilities for research and higher studies. Their mission is to develop HRD professionals and focus on building HRD professionalism. It has a wide network of eminent scholars and practitioners in HRD and OD.
Academy of Human Resources Development promotes HRD through knowledge generation, knowledge dissemination and capacity building activities. Educational programs, professional development programs, training programs and consultancy services are offered. It also organizes round table conferences, undertakes research projects and provides services for the NGO sector.
The institute offers diploma courses in HRD and various other certificate courses. Special training is also given in personal and organizational value clarification, coaching skills, people management skills, performance counseling, personal effectiveness through attitudinal change and team building, behavioral competency building, empowerment of middle management, cross functional team effectiveness, and self awareness and inter-personal relations workshop.