Diploma in Domestic Inquiry Management


Discipline is a tool for management to use to maintain an effective, efficient, and orderly workplace. In the Labour Courts most of the times Managements, HR could not win the cases because they haven’t followed the right process while conducting the Domestic Inquiry in their organisations. Improper handling of misconduct and domestic inquiry can result in the Industrial Court ruling in favour of the employee and subsequently leading to costly monetary compensation by the employer. Taking disciplinary action is easy when you know what you're doing, but costly & bureaucratic nightmare when you do not follow and take all necessary steps before and after initiating it. It is important for the HR, IR and other functional Managers to know and understand the various important and crucial elements of Disciplinary Inquiry process to take judicious disciplinary actions that can stand even in the court of law.



  • Understand what is a Domestic Inquiry
  • Identify types of Misconduct
  • Learn how to conduct Domestic Inquiry
  • Sound Knowledge of Judicial Process
  • Learn all the steps involved in the process of Domestic Inquiry
  • Create a foolproof Domestic Inquiry process
  • Would be able to draft various legal documents like ShowCause- Chargesheet-Disciplinary Reports.


Self-Paced Learning


Step by Step LearningNo Jumping of Chapters


Industry Experienced & Expert Faculty-Guidance.

Course Completion Certificates


In Chapter Quizzes

Case Studies

Chapter-end Assignments



  • Working Executives - HoD or Sr. Managers
  • MBA - HR Students
  • HR Managers
  • Industrial Relations Managers
  • In-house Counsels
  • Employee Relations Managers
  • Compensation and Benefits Managers
  • Business Owners



V N Ramachandra Rao

Advocate, Corporate Legal Consultant & Trainer.

“Mr. V.N.Ramachandra is a Post Graduate in Law from Andhra University and a practicing High Court Advocate. He has more than 32 years of Industrial experience in the fields of HR, IR and Legal. He has worked for HR and Legal Departments of major groups like UB, ITC, TATA’s and Nagarjuna Groups.

He has rich expertise and experience in both HR, IR and Legal. He was trained at “ SUMEDHAS” the only HR process Labs in Asia. He is also well versed with International Accreditions like SA 8000, Deming Prize, IQRS, TQM etc. He has won many awards for Strategic HR, Proactive IR and excellent track record of Legal matters.

He is a Guest Faculty for more than 15 years for leading Institutions like Andhra University, GITAM University, Amity- Hyd Campus, Institute of Management, and Technology (IMT)- Hyd Campus, among others.

He is also a Corporate Consultant and Trainer, presently associated with a Leading Legal firm in Hyderabad who are the Solicitors for many Private and Public Sector Industries, Banks and etc.”


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