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ISME brings together some of the best faculty in the world. The experience of faculty members comes from around the globe, with diverse specializations and industry knowledge. The quality of academic inputs is one of the key differentiators of ISME.

MARKETING & STRATEGY

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ANSHU SHARMA, B.Tech (IIT Kharagpur), M.Tech (IIT Kharagpur), PGPM (ISB Hyderabad)

Academic Qualifications: B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering), M.Tech (Manufacturing Systems), PGPM (Marketing)

Experience: Anshu has 13+ years of industry experience with companies such as Maruti,3dPLM Software, Sun Group, and 7 years as a Strategy Consultant with Accenture. In his role as a Principal with Accenture Strategy Consulting, Anshu has been a trusted advisor to the CXO’s of some of the world’s leading organizations in the automotive, consumer goods, travel, and industrial equipment space. Anshu specializes in strategy formulation and large scale business transformations across the value chain – from Sourcing, to New Product Development, Innovation Management, Sales & Operations Planning, Go-to-market, and Sales acceleration. Anshu is currently a faculty in Marketing, and a Sr. Consultant at ISME’s Management Development and Consulting Centre.

Courses Taught: Services Marketing, Management Processes.

Research Interests: Marketing, Consumer behaviour, Digital disruption and tech-enabled business models, Org behaviour and Innovation, Employee Engagement.

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NITIN GARG, B.Tech, M.Tech (IIT Bombay), MBA (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

Academic Qualifications: B.Tech & M.Tech, IIT Bombay, MBA, Carnegie Mellon University, USA.

Experience: Nitin has a number of years of work experience in the area of technology and management consulting and was a senior member of Deloitte Consulting, Philadelphia, USA and has been involved in number of projects involving strategic analysis, process design, implementation of roll-out strategies, and change management. He is a Certified SAP Enterprise buyer professional & Ariba consultant. He has also undergone number of other specialized training programs on IT subjects and ISO 9000 assessor training course accredited by Sheffield Halam University, U.K.

Nitin is a lead faculty for Management Game from Carnegie Mellon University, USA that is conducted in ISME in collaboration with Prof. David Lamont of CMU. He is also one of the very few faculty in India that teach Business Strategy Game. Business Strategy Game is conducted in partnership with University of Alabama, USA. He is pursing PhD from IIM Lucknow.

Nitin is the founder Director of ISME and Co-founder of all the other companies of NVT Group

Research Interests: Corporate Strategy, Pricing, Product Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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REMA VISHWANATHAN, B.Tech (Electrical), MBA, Cochin University; (Ph.D), Amrita University)

Academic Qualifications: B.Tech (Electrical), MBA, Cochin University; (Ph.D), Amrita University)

Experience: She joned industry in 1986 and has worked in several position before joining teaching in 1998 She is currently settled in Bangalore and working at International School of Management Excellence, Bangalore as a Marketing. Her broad area of research is “Urban Indian middle class women as Consumers”. She has travelled quite widely within India and lived in Sweden for two years.

Courses Taught: Consumer Behavior, Advertising & Sales Promotion, B2B, and Marketing Management.

Research Interests: Marketing and Consumer Behavior

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RAJA SANKARAN, B.Sc. (Electronics), MBA

Academic Qualifications: B.Sc. (Electronics) Delhi University, MBA (Birla Institute of Technology).

Experience Summary: Raja started his career with the industry in 1989 and has held senior management positions with multi-national companies in a service delivery role before moving to academics. He has been Associate Professor in Marketing Management. He has implemented three six-sigma projects resulting in improved service delivery for National Grid, UK. He began his career marketing ATEs, subsequently conducting corporate training in Enterprise Management worldwide (USA, Asia Pacific, African countries), and was posted in Australia.

He has published research papers in ABDC category A journals and has been awarded “Best Research Paper – Winner” for the research paper at JBIMS International Research conference. He is currently pursuing a PhD from IIM Ranchi.

Courses Taught: Consumer Behavior, Marketing Management, International Business, Services Marketing, Brand Management, Research methodology.

Research Interests: Areas of mobile technology, Consumer Behavior, Service Marketing, Brand Equity, Qualitative Techniques, SLR & Meta-analysis.

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DR. RAVI K R, BCom., PGDBA, PhD

Academic Qualifications: BCom., PGDBA, PhD

Experience Summary: Dr Ravi was awarded Certificate of Merit by CBSE for “Outstanding Performance in Economics and being among the top 1%” in Class XII Board exams. After completing his BCom, he studied at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and XIME, Bangalore. Since 1997 he worked in industry. His last corporate assignment was with Mitsui Electronics Europe part of the Mitsui Group. He joined PES University in 2007. He was teaching various marketing courses and in charge of MBA placements at PES University and Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME). Dr. Ravi is a motivating and talented Marketing Professor, driven to inspire students, to pursue academic and personal excellence. He consistently strives to create a challenging and engaging learning environment in which students become lifelong scholars and learners. He also has a good track record of research success with multiple published articles.

Courses Taught: Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Research Interests: Marketing and Consumer Behavior

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DR. RONY G KURIEN B.Sc.(Chem.), MBA(Symbiosis) Ph.D. (Anna University)
Dean

Academic Qualifications: Ph.D. (Consumer Behaviour) Anna University, Chennai
MBA (Marketing), Grade A ,Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune, India
B.Sc.(Chem.), First Class, Fergusson College, Pune, India

Experience: Dr.Rony Kurien has over 33 years of experience in Business Development, and Management of Education and held various leadership positions in Indian, multinational and in training and consulting organizations across diverse industry sectors such as Education, Real estate, International business and has skills in scoping business opportunities, developing entrepreneurial skills and consulting roles. He has held senior leadership positions in various reputed educational institutions and business organizations including Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore; Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa, Pune; Indus Business Academy, Bangalore; Ranlin Corporation, Sydney; Australian Trade Commission, Bangalore; Hoechst Schering Agrevo, Mumbai among others. He has extensive exposure to markets in India, Australia, the Middle East, and the U.S.A., and has set up and successfully run education and training enterprises. He is presently associated with ISME as Dean of the institute.

Research Interests: Marketing, Customer Decision making, Development of Tourism, Retailing and Education.

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DR. SHAMPA NANDI, MSc, MBA (IIT Dhanbad), Ph.D. (IIT Dhanbad)
Professor and Head of Department (PG)

Area of Specialization: Quantitative Techniques and Marketing

Educational Qualifications: PhD in Marketing from ISM (IT, Dhanbad). MBA (Marketing & Finance), MSc. (Math), UGC NET in Management

Experience:Dr. SHAMPA NANDI has been teaching since 2008. She has taught in US for 3 years before she moved to India. She is now associated with ISME and heads PGDM programme. She has published more than dozen papers in International and National Journals. she won several prizes for case writing and for research papers. She has also guided several students to publish papers and present in conferences. She herself has presented more 10 papers in the International and National conferences. Her area of interest is teaching and research, particularly marketing research.

Courses Taught: In ISME she heads PG department and teaches Quantitative Techniques and Research Methods to the students.

Research Interests: Her area of interest is consumer behaviour, marketing and particularly marketing research.

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DR. SHYAM PRASAD, BSc, MMM, MBA, Ph.D. NET(Management)
Professor and Controller of Examinations

Academic Qualifications: Ph.D. in Management; Double masters in Marketing Management (MMM) and Business Administration (MBA), SMT( Foundation) at IIMB, SMT (Elective) at IIMB, UGC-NET (Management)

Experience: Dr. Shyam comes with 24 years of industry and more than 14 years of teaching experience. He has published several papers on management in Scopus indexed journals both national and international; he has also presented papers in national and international conferences. He also won first prize in case solving completion. He completed foundation and an elective course in Strategic Management from IIMB. He is deeply interested in research and is well versed in R, Python etc. Worked for more than two decades in Marketing and Sales, held various positions such as general manager and marketing manager, and travelled widely across the nation.

Courses Taught: Marketing Management, Consumer Behavior, Services Marketing, Marketing Analytics, Advertising and Brand Management, Retail Management, Strategic Management and Innovation Management.

Research Interests: Consumer Behaviour, Services Marketing and Brand Management.

VIVEK GARG, B.E, MBA (Purdue University, USA)

Academic Qualifications: BE, NIT, Allahabad; MBA Purdue University, USA

Area: Global Business Management.

Experience: Vivek has extensive experience in the area of International Marketing. After his completion of MBA from Purdue, Vivek worked for Watsco in Miami, Florida – one of the largest distributors of air-conditioning equipment in the US.

Upon his return to India, in his consulting capacity with Minrad (a US based Pharma Company dealing with anesthetics), he has developed distributors for the company in Middle East and South East Asia. Vivek’s consulting work gave him an opportunity to visit over 20 countries across North America, Middle East & South East Asia annually and got exposed to the best industry practices worldwide and with top companies like Infosys, Wipro, and GE.

Vivek is one of the founder Directors of NVT Quality Lifestyle which is into the niche area of building quality gated villa communities in Bangalore.

Courses Taught: Global Business Management & Branding.

Research Interests: International Marketing

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HARITHA. S, B.Tech, MBA (NITK, Surathkal)

Academic Qualifications: B.Tech (UVCE-University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering); MBA (NITK, Surathkal), Pursuing PhD at NITK Surathkal.

Experience: Haritha comes with nearly 6 years of work experience in E-commerce and more than two years of teaching experience. She worked in companies like Homeshop18, Flipkart as a management trainee, analyst and Business development manager. Currently she is pursuing PhD at School of Management, NITK in the area of Marketing.

Courses Taught: Sales Management, Research Methodology, Quantitative Methods and Business Environment.

Research Interests: Marketing, E-commerce, and Digital Marketing

JATINDER MOHAN, MBA (Bangalore University)

Academic Qualifications: MBA, Bangalore University

Experience: Diverse experience across different industries for more than two decades, Jatinder specializes in sales, retailing, training & business consulting and has done extensive work for the corporate. He is also a successful entrepreneur promoting a number of retail outlets across Bangalore metropolis.

MANOHAR D. RAO, B.Tech (IIT Madras), PGDM (IIM Ahmedabad)

Academic Qualifications: B.Tech, IIT-Madras & PGDM IIM-A

Experience: Manohar Rao has more than 35 years of experience in the areas of technical/management consulting and analytics. He has served in senior positions with companies like Pharos Consulting, CyberTech Systems and Software and 3SE; he is also the co-founder of an analytics company.

Courses Taught: Analytics. Quantitative Methods, Operations Management.

Research Interests: Business Analytics.

NARAYAN LS , B.Sc., PGPM

Academic Qualifications: BSc (Nagpur University), PGPM (ISME).

Experience: NARAYAN LS is currently working with a French premium cosmetic company, L’Occitane en Provence as Senior Analytics Manager for their Global Analytics. Prior to this, he has been working as Global Trading Manager with Premier Farnel and Lead with Tesco Direct. Narayan is the founder director of Xcellent Solutions, a Digital Marketing & Analytics.co. Narayan is an alumni of ISME.

Courses Taught: Digital Marketing & WEB ANALYTICS.

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RAGHURAMAN. B, B.E, PGDM (IIM Bangalore)

Academic Qualifications: BE; PGDM, IIM, Bangalore

Experience: Raghuraman has more than 12 years of experience in various sectors in the industry and 11 years of academic experience. He has worked with companies like General Motors India, Rane Group, Reliance ADAG Group and Career Forum in various capacities as Channel Sales Manager, Product Manager, Trainer and Business Development Manager. In his last stint before joining ISME, he was associated as a Business Development consultant with Ashva Technologies a Healthcare IT startup that develops IT solutions for the Healthcare area, especially in the radiology area.

He is currently pursuing his doctorate from a leading university in the area of e-commerce. His current research interests include social media, B2B and Digital marketing.

Courses Taught: Marketing Management, B2B marketing, SCM, e-marketing, Sales & Distribution, Strategic Management; Digital Marketing

Research Interests: Marketing Strategies, SCM; B2B

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SATYAN SUBBAIAH, B.Tech, PGDM (IIM Lucknow)

Academic Qualifications: B.Tech, AC College of Technology, Anna University, Chennai; PGDM, IIM Lucknow

Experience: Sathyan has about 13 years of industry experience supporting the healthcare, life sciences and information technology industries with consulting/system design expertise across large corporates (IBM, Cognizant), mid-size corporates (i-flex Solutions, now Oracle Financial Services) and start-ups (Mu Sigma). Sathyan has diverse experience as a Market/Competitive Intelligence Consultant, Business Systems Analyst, Pre-sales Manager and Trainer and has consulted for Fortune 500 companies such as Baxter and Anthem.

Courses Taught: Management Information Systems and Managerial Economics.

Research Interests: Marketing mix in the pharmaceutical industry, Adoption of information systems in small and medium enterprises, Strategic Management.

VINOD TIWARI, B. Tech (IIT Kanpur), PGDM (IIM Kanpur)

Academic Qualifications: B. Tech (IIT-K) PGDM (IIMK)

Experience: An astute professional with nearly 30 years of experience in Strategic Planning, Change Management, Mentoring, Motivating & Leading teams, Project Management, sales and distribution management.

Courses Taught: Retail Management, Supply Chain Management

Research Interests: Marketing Analytics

FINANCE & ECONOMICS

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RISHIRAJ DASGUPTA, B.E, PGDM (IIM Calcutta)

Academic Qualifications: PGDM, IIM, Calcutta; BE; Civil Engineering, Kolkata

Experience: Professional with a distinguished career of over 17 years in strategic planning, business development, key account management, client relationship management, and team management and is a highly accomplished corporate trainer and teacher. Worked as Senior Consultant with KPMG Advisory Services, Pvt. Ltd. and Corporate Manager, ICICI Bank Ltd. And serves as an adjunct faculty at various Business Schools including ISME, Wellinkar’s School of Management, Christ University, and Indo-German Chamber of Commerce.

Rishiraj has extensive expertise in Equity, Derivatives, Mutual funds, Debt and Bond Markets, and various other aspects of Commercial and Corporate Banking, Credit and Risk Analysis.

Courses Taught: Financial Management, Applied Corporate Finance, Operations Management, Quantitative Methods.

Research Interests: Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Analytics, Corporate finance.

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SAKEERTHI S, BBA, MBA, PGDCA, UGCNET (Lectureship), Member at Indian Institute of Banking and Finance

Pursuing Ph.D. in Finance from Jain University

Academic Qualifications: BBA (Calicut University), MBA (Finance and Marketing), PGDCA, UGCNET (Lectureship in Management).

Experience:Sakeerthi has 5+ years of banking and teaching experience with IDBI Bank, HDFC Bank and XIME respectively. In her role as a Relationship Manager and later as Services and Operations Manager with IDBI, she has been assigned the responsibility of servicing the accounts of HNI clients and was the lead for the branch operations. She was also in-charge for the gold loan disbursements and bank remittance. During her tenure with IDBI, she had won Chairman’s Milestone award for the best performance in LI sales(IDBI Pan India- 2011) and was also ranked as the 13th best staff of IDBI in the year 2012. During her tenure with HDFC bank as a Deputy Manager, she was assisting the branch operations and was also servicing the high networth clients of the bank. In her role as a faculty for finance at XIME, she has taught various finance subjects including Banking and Insurance, Corporate Finance and Risk Management to the PGDM students. She was also the faculty-in-charge for the Entrepreneurship club and a co-editor for XIME newsletter. She has got around half a dozen publications in her name in various journals of National and International repute. She is also a member of the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance and is also one of the nodal officers of the Kerala Start-up Mission.

Courses Taught: Banking and Insurance, Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Banking Regulation and Operations, International Finance

Research Interests: Finance, Microfinance, NPA in Banks, Crowdfunding in MSMEs, Green Accounting in companies

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SUDINDRA V. R, B.Com, MBA (Finance), (PhD)

Academic Qualifications: B.Com & MBA- Finance; UGC-NET qualified, CFP-Certified Financial Planner

Experience: He has over 13 years of experience in Teaching, Banking and Financial services industry. He worked as Analyst- Ocwen Financial Services, Credit Underwriter/Agency Manager- HSBC Bank, Freelance Trainer and Trader-MZone Financial Services, Faculty-Auden Technology and Management Academy and Faculty–AMC Engineering College. He now associated with ISME as Faculty-Finance. He also has to credit many publication in national and international journals.

Courses Taught: International Finance, Investment Banking and Financial Services, Managerial Economics, Case studies in Corporate Finance, Business Environment and Derivatives.

Research Interests: Financial Literacy, Financial Services and Financial Markets.

TANUJ GARG, MS (Carnegie Mellon University, USA), MBA (The Wharton School, USA)

Academic Qualifications: MS (Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University), MBA (The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)

Experience: Tanuj has several years of experience in the US Fixed Income markets at Citigroup as Director, Head of US MBS and Real-Estate ABS Strategy and at Bank of America. Over the years, he has been involved in trading, research and strategy in Mortgage Backed Securities.

Tanuj has contributed to several industry panels such as the American Securitization Forum (ASF) and Citigroup-hosted annual GSM conference discussing the impact of Government policies and legislations on the future of the housing markets in the US. Tanuj was a part of a team that interacted with US policy makers comprising the FDIC, the Federal Reserve and members of the Basel committee to recommend Basel capital rules for the securitization market. Tanuj also interacted with members of the Dutch Ministry of Finance and evaluated the mortgage portfolio that was ring-fenced during the financial crisis.

Tanuj is the founder director across various companies of NVT Group.

Courses Taught: Derivatives, Applied Corporate Finance.

Research Interests: Fixed Income, Corporate Finance and Project Financing, Mortgage Markets.

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VIKKU AGRAWAL, B.Com (Hons), Master’s in Corporate Management.

Academic Qualifications: Master’s in Corporate Management with Finance Specialization (Lucknow University) and B.Com (Hons), Delhi University.

Experience: Over 20 years of experience of which 12 years were in the banking and finance industry and the rest in teaching and in the academics. Ms. Agrawal started her career at Thomas Cook and Bank of America subsequently serving as Assistant Vice President, HDFC bank. Since 2011 she has been an educationist offering finance classes at some of the leading B-Schools including NMIMS, Symbiosis, Amity Business School and Christ University. She is associated with ISME as finance faculty.

Courses Taught: Managerial Economics, Macro-economics for Business, Financial Services & Financial Markets, International Business and Finance, Commercial Banking & Insurance, Financial Management and Financial Accounting.

Research Interests: Indirect Taxes/GST and Macro-economic impact, FDI flows and GDP forecasts, Derivatives and financial markets, Entitlements and Macro-economic Impact.

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AMITAVA SENGUPTA, B.Tech (IIT Kharagpur), PGDBM (IIM Ahmedabad)

Academic Qualifications: PGDBM (Finance & Marketing) (IIM, Ahmedabad), B.Tech (Hons) (IIT, Kharagpur)

Experience: 41 years of total experience in India and abroad, with 30 Years in Industry (24 years in Finance, Marketing and Banking, 6 yrs in IT) and 11 yrs in Academics. Amitava held positions of COO, Centre for Operations Management, IIM Bangalore, and Director, Indo-German Training Centre at Indo-German Chamber of Commerce before accepting Visiting Faculty engagements at leading management schools and Banking Training centres in India and abroad. He is currently a Visiting Faculty at ISME offering the Applied Corporate Finance course in the 4th Term.

Courses Taught: Applied Corporate Finance.

Research Interests: Finance, Business Policy, Marketing, Production and Operations Management, Corporate Lending, Negotiation skills.

DINESH GOPALAN, MBA (IIM Ahmedabad), ICWA

Academic Qualifications: MBA (IIM-A) ICWA

Experience:Dinesh has 24 years of work experience in Corporate Finance functions spanning across several companies and industries including ten years in the Tata Group. He served as the CFO of the Tata Group’s Information Technology Parks of India at Whitefield.

Courses Taught: Accounting, Strategic Cost Management, Personal Finance & Corporate Finance.

Research Interests: Financial Analytics

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INDRANIL SAHA, B.E, PGDM (IIM Calcutta)

Academic Qualifications: PGDM (Finance & Marketing) from IIM Calcutta, B.E. (Electrical Engineering) from Jadavpur University.

Certifications in Finance:

  • Financial Engineering and Risk Management from Columbia University
  • Financial Technology and Transformation in Financial Services from Copenhagen Business School
  • Value creation in Corporate Finance from University of Illinois
  • Advanced Business Strategy from University of Virginia.
  • Financial Modelling and Valuation from Edupristine
  • NCFM – Currency Derivatives & Securities Market module from NSE

Professional Experience: Indranil has 12+ years of total industry experience with close to 10 years in a multinational bank across Corporate, Commercial and Consumer bank covering fields like Risk management, Credit analysis and valuation, Treasury and Trade finance, etc. He spent the remaining 2 years in an IT company in the capacity of a Consultant and Project manager.

Entrepreneurial Experience: Co-founded an IIT & IIM Initiative for providing Education Service with the objective to mentor, motivate and guide school and college-level students. equip graduates with industry-relevant skills to help them achieve their career aspirations.

Courses Taught: He has been involved in teaching various subjects since the last 10 years and currently associated with various b-schools as a faculty taking finance courses like Corporate Finance, Derivatives, Alternative Investments, Financial Analytics, Financial Accounting, Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Engineering and Risk management, Banking and Working capital finance, etc.

Research Interests: Published paper titled “Changing Demands and Approaches of the Insurance Industry”, Paper titled “Corporate Social Responsibility” selected at Hawaii International Conference on Business, U.S.A

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KIRAN KUMAR. K V, M.Com, PGDM (Finance & Marketing), (PhD)
Professor and Head of Department (UG)

Academic Qualifications: PGDM (Finance & Marketing), M.Com (International Business), CAIIB, NET (UGC), CFA (Level-1), CMA (Intermediate), currently pursuing PhD.

Experience: More than 12 years experience with close to 7 years in the Banking, Wealth & Financial Services Industry, Mr. Kiran held the position of AVP – Retail Banking & Wealth at HSBC, before he moved to pursue his teaching & research passion. He has been involved in course development and delivery in the finance stream for more than 5 years in different institutions. He is currently Professor and Head of the Department (UG) at ISME.

Courses Taught: Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Business Valuation, Strategic Finance, Derivatives, Alternative Investments, Financial Analytics, Analytical Tools – Excel and R

Research Interests: Corporate Finance Practices, Linkages of Corporate Finance Decisions to Value Creation of Corporates in Capital Markets, Newer Financially Engineered Products & their Working

R. NARAYANASWAMY, M.Com, MBA, M.Phil, CPFA, AFP (Investments)

Academic Qualifications: M.Com, MBA, M.Phil, CPFA, AFP (Investments),Ph. D (Thesis submission stage)

Experience: Since 1993, he has been into executive, consulting and academic roles. After his active Industry association with leading Non-Banking Finance Companies for six years, he became an independent Consultant and Trainer to run his own consulting, training and teaching assignments with various B Schools and companies (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Bengaluru & Hyderabad Campus, Christ University, ICFAI Business School, Jain University, St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, ISME, Amity University, Alliance University, Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Garden City University, Copal Amba), Evalueserve). He is also formally trained in Equity Research and Corporate Valuation by Amba Research (presently Copal Amba). As a part of Corporate-academia interface, he associated with ICICI Bank sponsored program on “Wealth Management” at Pattaya, Thailand.

Courses Taught: Accounting (Financial, Cost and Management), Corporate Finance / Financial Management, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, International Financial Management, Wealth Management & Alternative Investment Markets and Corporate Valuation.

Research Interests: M Phil Thesis – “A Study on Retirement Preparedness of Information Technology and Education Sector Employees in relation to Attitude and Knowledge” (Awarded First class with Distinction by Christ University). Currently in the process of submitting Ph D thesis in the area of Retirement Planning.

RAJESH MADHAVAN, MBA (Philadelphia University, USA)

Academic Qualifications: MBA, Philadelphia University, USA, Oracle Financials.

Experience: Rajesh Madhavan has over 25 years of experience in academics & Industry in the area of investments and corporate finance. He is associated as a teacher with ISME (since its inception), Centre for Financial Management, Bangalore, IIM, Indore, and NMIMS Bangalore. He teaches finance courses to both the regular as well as executive programs. He has conducted sessions on investments for executives from well-known IT companies and also participated in seminars both in India and Abroad.

Rajesh has worked with companies like BlowPlast, IFB Industries Ltd in the area of corporate accounting, MIS, budgeting. His consulting experience is in the area of financial analysis, audit and investment advisory.

Courses Taught: Corporate Finance, Valuation, Portfolio Management, and Private Equity.

DR. SUDHINDRA BHAT, MPhil, MBA, PhD in Finance

Academic Qualifications: PhD in Finance, MBA, ACA, CFA, MFM, MPhil, PGPM and PGSMM.

Experience: Dr. Bhat has more 25 years in the area of finance; he is an internationally acclaimed strategist in Business, Operation and Turnaround. Dr. Bhat worked for KPMG, Deloitte, Airtel, Adarsh Group and IFIM in various capacities. He is currently a consultant to the World Bank and other international bodies.

Courses Taught: Investment Management, Risk Management and Taxation.

Research Interests: Risk management

SURESH. A, B.Com, CFB, FPSB

Academic Qualifications: B.Com, CFB and FPSB

Experience: A Suresh is working as an expert faculty with RNIS College of Insurance & Financial Planning. He has been responsible for planning and implementation of IRDA training and he has been a Certified Financial Planner, of FPSB, India.

He is a Bachelor of Commerce from Sri Venkateswara University, Associate of Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai and Certified Financial Planner of FPSB India.

Courses Taught: Financial Services Marketing

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SWARNALAKSHMI UMAMAHESHWARAN, M.Sc (Economics and Quantitative techniques)

Academic Qualifications: M.Sc in Economics and Quantitative techniques (Avinashilingam Deemed University), currently pursuing Ph.D. (TERI school of advances studies)

Experience: Over 9 years of corporate experience in Business Analytics and 4 years of research experience as a HSBC scholar in TERI school of advances studies. Worked as a consultant analyst in MNCs such as Amex, Genpact and Scholastic Inc. Taught at Presidency University, University.

Courses Taught: Quantitative Techniques and Economics.

Research Interests: Energy policy and economics, Behavioural Economics, Development studies with a focus on sustainability.

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

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DR. M. RAMESHKUMAR, BSc (Marine), PhD in Management. NET, SLET, KSET.

Academic Qualifications: PhD in Management (Bharathiar University), MBA with HR and Marketing Specialization and BSc (Marine) from BIT, Mesra. NET, SLET, KSET.

Experience: Rameshkumar has over 10 years of experience of which 2 years were into recruitment industry and 8 years in reputed academic Institutions. During teaching tenure he has published several papers in National and International Journals. He is an certified internal quality auditor and has Six-Sigma green belt from Indian Institute of Statistics. He has also undergone extensive training in SAP and SPSS platforms. He is an reviewer for three international journals and one national journal. He has attended various conferences and workshops related to management. He is a regular question paper setter for various private universities.

Courses Taught: Human Resource Management Subjects, Operations Management, Project Management, Research Methods and Management Information Systems.

Research Interests: Work Place Diversity, Employee Engagement and Emotional Intelligence.

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H.S. MISHRA, MSc, LLB, Diploma in Management (MDI Gurgaon)

Academic Qualifications:MSc (BHU), MSc (Defence Studies), Madras University, LLB, Agra University, Diploma in Management, MDI Gurgaon.

Experience: Has about 45 years of experience in working at mid and senior management level. 32 years in Indian Air Force, retired as Group Captain. Was involved in training air force officers & their career planning. Associated with ISME since inception as Head Placements & HR Faculty. At ISME he is involved in the mentoring and development of students, guiding students in internship & placement & teaching HR courses.

Courses Taught:Industrial Relations & Labor Laws.

Research Interests:Soft Skill training, Industrial Policy, Employment Scenario, Skill Development & Labor Laws & its implementation in IT & Manufacturing industries

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PALLAVI JAIN, PGDM, PG in HRM (Wharton Business School, USA)
Director – Admissions

Educational Qualifications: PGDM(Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune), PG in HRM, Wharton Business School, USA

Course at ISME: Human Resources Management

Experience: Pallavi has over six years of managerial experience and has worked for Rallis India Limited, Mumbai & New Delhi as Assistant Manager engaged in establishing training and mentoring programs for newly inducted Management Trainees. While in the US, she was involved in staffing NVT Quality consultants on projects & coordinating training programs. She took over as Director, Admissions, ISME since long time and is handling the admissions, orientation, training and marketing functions of ISME.

Pallavi had been active outside her education and academic career. She played a pivotal role in coordinating and organizing written test, group discussion and interviews at Symbiosis, Pune. She had also actively participated in community activities by working as volunteer in the Role Models Program at Carnegie Mellon University.

Research Interests: Change Management and HRM

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SHURLLY TIWARI, MPM, PGDBM (CMD, Modinagar).

Academic Qualifications: MPM (Pune University), PGDBM (CMD, Modinagar). Currently pursuing PhD (Jain University)

Experience: Shurlly is a very dynamic talented person with over 18 years experience in teaching and Corporate, research, consulting and academic administration. Worked as a Head of Management Department, S.M.Shetty College, Mumbai. Handled HR professional in Convergys, Zenta, and I-energizer.

Courses Taught: Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship, Business Environment, Business Communication, Human Resources Management, Knowledge Management, OD & Change Management, and Leadership.

Research Interests:  Spirituality and professional growth, Talent Management, Training and development, mindfulness and management, mental health at work place.

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E.A SHIJIMOL, HR, Assistant Professor, MBA, M.Sc

Academic Qualifications: MBA, M.Sc Cooperation & Banking.

Experience: Mrs. E. A Shijimol started Teaching, Training and administration from 2002. She had worked as Head of the Department and Principal in the T John Institute of Management and Science.  She is a certified trainer from Banker’s Institute of Rural Development (BIRD) Lucknow.  She was involved in organizing many FDPs and Conferences and had undergone training programmes from IIM, Bangalore & NIRD, and Hyderabad. She is currently pursuing Ph D from Alliance University.

She is well versed in documentations of NAAC, ISO and AICTE.

Courses Taught: HRM, Talent Management, Organizational Behaviour, Training & Development, Performance Management System.

Research Interests: Talent Management, Training, Performance management, Educational Psychology.

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SRIRAM PRABHAKAR, Organization Behavior, Talent Management, Recruitment & Retention.

Academic Qualifications: B E (Industrial Production), PGDBA (XIME)

Experience: He began his career in Toyota, followed by a stint in the Middle East. He then came back and started the Bangalore operations of Manpower, a global staffing firm. Later on, he moved to Samsung and managed a huge HR team, he was responsible for workforce planning, recruitment, selection, induction and socialization activities in the organization. He is an expert in implementing HR policies, procedures and processes. He is also adept at devising HR strategies and leading HR initiatives to ensure that talent is retained and available to meet the growing needs of the business. He has also been instrumental in steering efforts for maximizing compensation, reward and recognition programs and developing additional initiatives to support the goals of the business segment. He has over 20 years of corporate experience.

An avid bird watcher, He conducts regular nature/bird walks across the city and beyond. He is also an eco-volunteer certified by Karnataka Forest Department and has undertaken census of several mammals under the aegis of the Forest department.

Courses Taught: Organizational Behavior, Talent management, Recruitment, Selection and Retention, Industrial Relations

Research Interests: Organizational Behavior

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DR. SWAROOP D. REDDY, Masters in Sociology (DSE), Ph.D. (Texas A&M University, USA)

Academic Qualifications: Masters in Sociology, Delhi School of Economics; Ph.D. Planning & Public Policy, Texas A&M University, USA.

Experience: Over 30 years of experience in teaching, research, management consulting and academic administration. Worked as a Senior Management Consultant at Booz.Allen & Hamilton, Washington D.C., former professor, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas. Worked in different capacities at the United Nations, New York and Texas A&M University, College Station, USA and Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad. Associated with ISME full time in institution building since its inception as a professor, Mentor and Dean, Academics.

Courses Taught: Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship, Business Environment, Business Communication, Human Resources Management, Business Economics, OD & Change Management, and Leadership.

Research Interests: Public policy & planning, risk management, business ethics, common pool resources and public goods. Published in refereed international and national journals and conference proceedings and served as keynote speaker and panelist in many scholarly forums.

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PREEJA SREEDHAR, PGDMCJ, PGHRM

Academic Qualifications: PGDMCJ & PGHRM

Experience: An avid trainer of soft skills. Preeja specializes in the areas of training & development and is a much sought after trainer at corporate and management colleges. Also a prolific writer, she has more than 18 years of experience in training & consulting.

Courses Taught: Organizational Behavior, OD & Change Management, HRM, Knowledge Management, Business Communication.

Research Interests: Change management & Design Thinking.

SARADHA SUBRAMANIAN, M.Sc., M.Phil, PGDBA

Academic Qualifications: M.Phil, PGDBA, M.Sc Maths

Experience: Prof. Saradha has more than 15 years of industry, teaching and research experience in the field of HR Analytics. She has also conducted workshops on SPSS, AMOS and STATA at difference universities.

Courses Taught: Statistics; HR Analytics

Research Interests: Analytics

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SURESH MENON, B.Sc, LLB, PGDPM

Academic Qualifications: B.Sc, LLB, PGDPM

Experience: Mr. Suresh Menon is a science graduate with a degree in Law and a postgraduate diploma in Personnel Management, Industrial Relations and Labour welfare. He has over 30 years of experience; he started as a practicing lawyer for 5 years in the High Court of A.P. before moving into the corporate. He held senior positions in IR and later HR being Administration and legal Officer for an American Agri based Company in Hyderabad for 4 years, Personnel Manager for Parle Biscuits for 6 years and Head of HR for Voltas Ltd (Delhi) for 4 years and then moving on to head a multinational Search Company in Bangalore for close to 3 years. Mr. Menon served with “Total Environment” for 31/2 years as AVP-HR taking care of the entire gamut of HR, Recruitment, Training and Administration. Mr. Menon is currently the V.P, H.R.

Mr. Menon has been on the Advisory Board of ISME and IILM Delhi. He was also instrumental in developing the Lal Bahadur Management Institute in Bareilly. Mr. Menon has also been a Faculty teaching Law and HR in various institutions including ISME, Bhartiya Vidyapeeth and Guru Nanak Institute of Management, Delhi.

Courses Taught: Managing Industrial Relations

Research Interests: Personnel Management & Industrial Relations

BUSINESS ANALYTICS

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DR. MEENAKUMARI, MSc, MPhil, PhD

Professor and Head of Research

Educational Qualifications: PhD (Computer Science) (Anna University), MPhil, MSc.

Experience Summary: In academic since 1996, Dr Meenakumari has held various positions in Educational Leadership, Higher Education Administration, and Research & Innovation. She has published more than 34 papers in reputed journals with h-index and i10 index. Her research is cited in UNESCO ICT implementation policy. She has presented 26 research papers in International / National Conferences and won two best paper awards in the International Conferences. She was a keynote speaker and chaired the session for the International Conference ICETC 2009 organized by IEEE and IACSIT held at Singapore and in many other international conferences. She was the convenor for a National Conference for three years. She is a reviewer for many International and Indian journals and has served as an examiner for PhD thesis evaluation. She is currently guiding PhD and MPhil research scholars and also serving as Board of Studies (BOS) member for reputed autonomous institutions.

Area of specialization: Information Systems, Analytics, Computer Applications

Courses Taught: Data management and manipulation, MIS, Technology management, ERP, e-business, Managing Innovation and Technology, IT for Business, System Analysis & Design, Software project management, Cloud computing, Other courses related to Computer Applications, and Research Methodology.

Research Interests: Data Analytics, ICT implementation, Software project management and allied topics.

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DR. SHAMPA NANDI, MSc, MBA (IIT Dhanbad), Ph.D. (IIT Dhanbad)
Professor and Head of Department (PG)

Area of Specialization: Quantitative Techniques and Marketing

Educational Qualifications: PhD in Marketing from ISM (IT, Dhanbad). MBA (Marketing & Finance), MSc. (Math), UGC NET in Management

Experience:Dr. SHAMPA NANDI has been teaching since 2008. She has taught in US for 3 years before she moved to India. She is now associated with ISME and heads PGDM programme. She has published more than dozen papers in International and National Journals. she won several prizes for case writing and for research papers. She has also guided several students to publish papers and present in conferences. She herself has presented more 10 papers in the International and National conferences. Her area of interest is teaching and research, particularly marketing research.

Courses Taught: In ISME she heads PG department and teaches Quantitative Techniques and Research Methods to the students.

Research Interests: Her area of interest is consumer behaviour, marketing and particularly marketing research.

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DR. SHYAM PRASAD, BSc, MMM, MBA, Ph.D. NET(Management)
Professor and Controller of Examinations

Academic Qualifications: Ph.D. in Management; Double masters in Marketing Management (MMM) and Business Administration (MBA), SMT( Foundation) at IIMB, SMT (Elective) at IIMB, UGC-NET (Management)

Experience: Dr. Shyam comes with 24 years of industry and more than 14 years of teaching experience. He has published several papers on management in Scopus indexed journals both national and international; he has also presented papers in national and international conferences. He also won first prize in case solving completion. He completed foundation and an elective course in Strategic Management from IIMB. He is deeply interested in research and is well versed in R, Python etc. Worked for more than two decades in Marketing and Sales, held various positions such as general manager and marketing manager, and travelled widely across the nation.

Courses Taught: Marketing Management, Consumer Behavior, Services Marketing, Marketing Analytics, Advertising and Brand Management, Retail Management, Strategic Management and Innovation Management.

Research Interests: Consumer Behaviour, Services Marketing and Brand Management.

STUTI AGARWAL, B.Sc. (Statistics Hons.), M.Sc. Statistics (University of Calcutta)

Academic Qualifications: B.Sc. (Statistics Hons.), M Sc. (Statistics) (University of Calcutta)

Experience: Stuti has worked in leading multi-nationals since 2012 before joining ISME. She started her career at Mu Sigma Business Solution as a Business Analyst and eventually was Sr. Lead Data Scientist at Fidelity Investments. She has worked on multiple high impact Data Science projects and conducted various in-house corporate training throughout her career. She is passionate about training and teaching.

Courses Taught: Business Analytics and Statistics

Research Interests: Applied Statistics and Data Science

HEMANT SORENG, MBA (IIM Bangalore)

Academic Qualifications: MBA, IIMB

Experience: Hemant is a serial entrepreneur and a marketing professional with more than 19 years of experience in the internet & digital domain with strong exposure in marketing communications, e-commerce, Web Solutions, Analytics & CRM.

Courses Taught: Marketing Analytics

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KIRAN KUMAR. K V, M.Com, PGDM (Finance & Marketing), (PhD)
Professor and Head of Department (UG)

Academic Qualifications: PGDM (Finance & Marketing), M.Com (International Business), CAIIB, NET (UGC), CFA (Level-1), CMA (Intermediate), currently pursuing PhD.

Experience: More than 12 years experience with close to 7 years in the Banking, Wealth & Financial Services Industry, Mr. Kiran held the position of AVP – Retail Banking & Wealth at HSBC, before he moved to pursue his teaching & research passion. He has been involved in course development and delivery in the finance stream for more than 5 years in different institutions. He is currently Professor and Head of the Department (UG) at ISME.

Courses Taught: Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Business Valuation, Strategic Finance, Derivatives, Alternative Investments, Financial Analytics, Analytical Tools – Excel and R

Research Interests: Corporate Finance Practices, Linkages of Corporate Finance Decisions to Value Creation of Corporates in Capital Markets, Newer Financially Engineered Products & their Working.

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DR. MANJUNATH B R, MBA, M.Com, CFA , EPAF, Ph.D., UGC NET

Academic Qualifications: MBA, M.Com, CFA (ICFAI), EPAF (IIM-C), Ph.D. (Finance), UGC NET (Management & Commerce)

Experience: He has overall 11 years’ experience, out of which 5 years of corporate experience in Investment Banking domain and 6 years of academic experience. He is expertized in the area of Applied Finance and his area of interest includes majorly Applied Finance and Analytics. He worked in the Philippines for JP Morgan Chase on Unit Unlisted Trust (UUT) migration project, Fidelity Business Services Pvt. Ltd. on Analytics and Data Services (ADS), Wipro-UBS as Corporate Action Specialist and Thomson Reuters as Research Trainee. He has been associated with many universities in India and abroad. He is also a Technical Consultant – Banking and Financial Service (BFS) for Ernst & Young (EY), involved in Leveraging ICT for Growth, Employment and Governance Project (LICT) initiated by Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) – Government of Bangladesh: Skill Development and training with reputed universities of Bangladesh. His last assignment was with Bapuji B Schools as an Assistant Professor of Finance, Davangere. He has presented and published 65 research papers and working papers at national – International level conferences.

Courses Taught: He taught courses like Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Financial Derivatives, Investment Banking and Financial Services, Merges, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring, Financial Management and Corporate Valuation.

Research Interests: His research interest primarily lies in the area of application of Finance and Data Analytics.

MANOHAR D. RAO, B.Tech (IIT Madras), PGDM (IIM Ahmedabad)

Academic Qualifications: B.Tech, IIT-Madras & PGDM IIM-A

Experience: Manohar Rao has more than 35 years of experience in the areas of technical/management consulting and analytics. He has served in senior positions with companies like Pharos Consulting, CyberTech Systems and Software and 3SE; he is also the co-founder of an analytics company.

Courses Taught: Analytics. Quantitative Methods, Operations Management.

Research Interests: Business Analytics.

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SWARNALAKSHMI UMAMAHESHWARAN, M.Sc (Economics and Quantitative techniques)

Academic Qualifications: M.Sc in Economics and Quantitative techniques (Avinashilingam Deemed University), currently pursuing Ph.D. (TERI school of advances studies)

Experience: Over 9 years of corporate experience in Business Analytics and 4 years of research experience as a HSBC scholar in TERI school of advances studies. Worked as a consultant analyst in MNCs such as Amex, Genpact and Scholastic Inc. Taught at Presidency University, University.

Courses Taught: Quantitative Techniques and Economics.

Research Interests: Energy policy and economics, Behavioural Economics, Development studies with a focus on sustainability.

VISHNUPRIYA RAGHAVAN, MSc, MS (USA), Ph.D. (Alliance University)

Academic Qualifications: Ph.D. Operations, Alliance University; MS – Information Systems (USA) MSc (Mathematics)

Experience: Dr. Vishnupriya is an educational Professional with a distinguished career of over ten years in business analysis and over ten years in providing educational instruction and training solutions to individuals and academic institutions.

Courses Taught: Statistics; Operations Management

Research Interests: Operations Management, Analytics

OPERATIONS & QUALITY MANAGEMENT

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RISHIRAJ DASGUPTA, B.E, PGDM (IIM Calcutta)

Academic Qualifications: PGDM, IIM, Calcutta; BE; Civil Engineering, Kolkata

Experience: Professional with a distinguished career of over 17 years in strategic planning, business development, key account management, client relationship management, and team management and is a highly accomplished corporate trainer and teacher. Worked as Senior Consultant with KPMG Advisory Services, Pvt. Ltd. and Corporate Manager, ICICI Bank Ltd. And serves as an adjunct faculty at various Business Schools including ISME, Wellinkar’s School of Management, Christ University, and Indo-German Chamber of Commerce.

Rishiraj has extensive expertise in Equity, Derivatives, Mutual funds, Debt and Bond Markets, and various other aspects of Commercial and Corporate Banking, Credit and Risk Analysis.

Courses Taught: Financial Management, Applied Corporate Finance, Operations Management, Quantitative Methods.

Research Interests: Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Analytics, Corporate finance.

A.N.CHADRAMOULI, BE (NIT), PGPM (IIM Kanpur)

Academic Qualifications: PGPM (IIM-K); B.E (NIT)

Experience: A.N.Chandramouli comes with more than 30 years of experience as a senior management executive in manufacturing and operations with multi-national companies and is currently the Board Member of Starrag Heckert India which is a greenfield venture of Starrag Heckert AG from Switzerland. Prior to this, he worked as the CEO of Makino India Pvt. Ltd. for 6 years leading various operations. Mr. Chandramouli has been a member of ISME board since inception.

Courses Taught: Operations Management, SCM & Quality Management

CN. UDAYA SHANKAR, BE, MBA, M.Phil., PhD

Academic Qualifications: BE (Mech.MS. (Mfg) , MBA (Fin), M.Phil. (Management), PhD

Experience: Mr. C.N. Udaya Shankar is a multi-skilled and multi-talented, technically qualified Techno-Managerial Supply Chain professional with 25+ years of industrial experience and 5 years of academic experience. During his industry tenure he has worked with Bosch limited, Bangalore for 25 years and relieved as a Manager – Purchase & Head of Lean Manufacturing. Later part of his industrial career was with CNC Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore as a Director of Operations. He is a certified Bosch Production System Mentor by Bosch, Germany, a Certified Lead Assessor by Navelle Clerke, England and Certified black belt in Six Sigma. He has received a copy right for his research paper on Entrepreneurial success with Automobile Industry from Govt. of India and has won BEML trophy as “Best Supply Chain Manager” form IIMM in 2004. At Bosch he has trained more than 700+ employees on Quality circle and its benefits, Lean Manufacturing and has initiated quality improvement and wastage reduction projects and has contributed to the company for quality improvement.  Mr. Udaya Shankar has started his academic association as visiting faculty with Indus Business Academy, Bangalore and expanded his dissemination of knowledge in XIME, ICFAI, CHRIST University, IGNOU etc.,. He has conducted number of MDP’s and FDP’s on Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Customer retention and Service vendor management in and around various institutes in Bangalore.

Courses Taught: Procurement Supply Management.

Research Interests: Supply Chain Management.

VISWANATHAN HARIHARAN, M.Tech (IIT Bombay)

Academic Qualifications: M. Tech – CS (IIT-Bombay)

Experience: Viswanathan has 25+ years’ experience in IT delivery & Lean consulting. He has managed software development projects and Application maintenance services. He has been expert in Lean and quality management. Viswanathan has been the Centre Director/Coordinator for the BITS, Pilani satellite centre in Bangalore.

Courses Taught: Operations Management, SCM & Quality Management.

MANAGERIAL SKILLS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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KRISHNAN R, PGPM, LIII (GEN)

Area: Head Infrastructure and Facilities

Educational Qualifications: B.A. Psych/Eco; PGDPM – IMM – IR & HR, Jamshedpur

Experience: Mr. Krishnan is a licentiate in General Insurance from the Indian Institute of Insurance and is a Certified Train the Trainers from “Born to Live.” He served as Regional Marketing Manager for seven years with Photophone covering the territories of Karnataka and Goa and worked for 14 years with Shriram Group of Companies as a Manager. Additionally, Mr. Krishnan spent six years with ICFAI as Regional Head, South, where he was in-charge of 22 colleges. Mr. Krishnan comes with a rich and diverse background; he was a corporate trainer; Academic Head and Business Head and served on the panels of various institutions for training and placements. Prof. Krishnan has been a key player in the ISME placements.

Mr. Krishnan is very spiritual and provides community service in a local hospice for the terminally ill patients.

Research/Other Interests: Skill Developments, Community service

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DR. RONY G KURIEN B.Sc.(Chem.), MBA(Symbiosis) Ph.D. (Anna University)
Dean

Academic Qualifications: Ph.D. (Consumer Behaviour) Anna University, Chennai
MBA (Marketing), Grade A ,Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune, India
B.Sc.(Chem.), First Class, Fergusson College, Pune, India

Experience: Dr.Rony Kurien has over 33 years of experience in Business Development, and Management of Education and held various leadership positions in Indian, multinational and in training and consulting organizations across diverse industry sectors such as Education, Real estate, International business and has skills in scoping business opportunities, developing entrepreneurial skills and consulting roles. He has held senior leadership positions in various reputed educational institutions and business organizations including Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore; Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa, Pune; Indus Business Academy, Bangalore; Ranlin Corporation, Sydney; Australian Trade Commission, Bangalore; Hoechst Schering Agrevo, Mumbai among others. He has extensive exposure to markets in India, Australia, the Middle East, and the U.S.A., and has set up and successfully run education and training enterprises. He is presently associated with ISME as Dean of the institute.

Research Interests: Marketing, Customer Decision making, Development of Tourism, Retailing and Education.

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DR. RAVI K R, BCom., PGDBA, PhD

Academic Qualifications: BCom., PGDBA, PhD

Experience Summary: Dr Ravi was awarded Certificate of Merit by CBSE for “Outstanding Performance in Economics and being among the top 1%” in Class XII Board exams. After completing his BCom, he studied at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and XIME, Bangalore. Since 1997 he worked in industry. His last corporate assignment was with Mitsui Electronics Europe part of the Mitsui Group. He joined PES University in 2007. He was teaching various marketing courses and in charge of MBA placements at PES University and Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME). Dr. Ravi is a motivating and talented Marketing Professor, driven to inspire students, to pursue academic and personal excellence. He consistently strives to create a challenging and engaging learning environment in which students become lifelong scholars and learners. He also has a good track record of research success with multiple published articles.

Courses Taught: Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Research Interests: Marketing and Consumer Behavior

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ARUNA H.M, B.A., LL.B. (JSS Law College, Mysore)

Academic Qualifications: B.A., LL.B. (JSS Law College, Mysore)

Experience: Aruna has a rich mix of teaching and industry experience. She set up a partnership firm in 2004 with “Rugan & Arya” handling a diverse range of legal matters. As a Consumer Lawyer for Barclays Bank and Emirates Airways, she represented the companies before the District Consumer Forum and the State Consumer Forum while also handling their civil, property and contractual matters. She has also conducted legal audits for Vijaya Bank and worked for Total Environment Builders as an in house counsel to streamline legal processes and documentation. She has also worked for Vivek Chandy Associates and as a trainee for King & Patridge Advocates. She has taught legal concepts to management students.

Courses Taught: Business Law & Ethics, Contracts, Law of Contracts, Drafting, Pleading & Conveyancing.

Research Interests: Property Law, Matrimonial Disputes.

PREEJA SREEDHAR, PGDMCJ, PGHRM

Academic Qualifications: MPM (Pune University), PGDBM (CMD, Modinagar). Currently pursuing PhD (Jain University)

Experience: An avid trainer of soft skills. Preeja specializes in the areas of training & development and is a much sought after trainer at corporate and management colleges. Also a prolific writer, she has more than 18 years of experience in training & consulting.

Courses Taught: Organizational Behavior, OD & Change Management, HRM, Knowledge Management, Business Communication.

Research Interests: Change management & Design Thinking.

DR. SWAROOP D. REDDY, Masters in Sociology (DSE), Ph.D. (Texas A&M University, USA)

Academic Qualifications: Masters in Sociology, Delhi School of Economics; Ph.D. Planning & Public Policy, Texas A&M University, USA

Experience: Over 30 years of experience in teaching, research, management consulting and academic administration. Worked as a Senior Management Consultant at Booz.Allen & Hamilton, Washington D.C., former professor, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas. Worked in different capacities at the United Nations, New York and Texas A&M University, College Station, USA and Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad. Associated with ISME full time in institution building since its inception as a professor, Mentor and Dean, Academics.

Courses Taught: Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship, Business Environment, Business Communication, Human Resources Management, Business Economics, OD & Change Management, and Leadership.

Research Interests: Public policy & planning, risk management, business ethics, common pool resources and public goods. Published in refereed international and national journals and conference proceedings and served as keynote speaker and panelist in many scholarly forums.

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