Brig M C Ashok Kumar (Retd), M Sc, MMS, PSC, HDMC
Group Director and Dean of DCSMAT INSTITUTIONS
Brig MC Ashok Kumar is an alumnus of Sainik School Trivandrum, National Defence Academy, Pune and Indian Military Academy, Dehradoon. He holds a Masters degree in Military Science from the University of Chennai and a Masters degree in Management Sciences from Osmania University. Besides a large number of years in operational service in the Indian Army, he had also been an instructor in the Infantry School, Defence Services Staff College and College of Defence Management (HOD, Dept of HRD). He had also been an UN Observer in Namibia. After taking premature retirement from the Indian Army, he served with Reliance Retail Ltd as State Head, Supply Chain in Kerala, from 2007 to 2009. He is the Director of DCSMAT Institutions and the Member Secretary of the Governing Council
Dr Umesh Neelakantan, MBA, Phd
Dr Umesh Neelakantan has recently joined as Principal, MBA Programme, DC School of Management and Technology, Vagamon, Kerala. He has been honoured with Doctorate in Management from Periyar Maniammai University, Thanjavur. His PhD is titled “Organisational and Social Development through Cause Marketing – The case of Rural Ophthalmic Health care”
He is a Post Graduate in Management from SCMS – Cochin, Post Graduate in Hospital and Health Care Management from Symbiosis, Pune and FDP from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has around 22 years of academic and industry experience in the areas of Marketing, Human Resources, International Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizational Development. There are ten management case chapters to his credit including “The business of RBK: a role to be understood” was a national hit in the year 2008. He interacts with various establishments in and out of Kerala as Trainer and Consultant (Eg: Indian Navy, FACT, AVT Plantations, Eastern Treads, Manappuram Group, Kottackal Arya Vaidya Sala is few of the training programs conducted). His experience has been as Programme Coordinator and Consultant, Kuttukaran Group, Kochi, Head – Marketing, Sevana Group, Kizhakkambalam, Kochi, Director, Nehru School of Management, Presently he is also the Passive Director of Koumudi Grameena Netralaya (a rural ophthalmic health care institute) at Kasaragod. He is closely associated with different rural social service organisations.
Accolades: Case written at IIMA “The business of RBK: a role to be understood” was a national hit in the year 2008. He has won the best participant award at the International Case Convention held at Hyderabad, (Organized by Dhruva Institute of Management, Hyderabad and University of California. He is an Accredited Management Teacher of AIMA. One of his innovations was recently credited as among the top four by AIMS – We School international conclave. He is also approved for the Bharat Vibhuti Award (National Educational Star Award) in 2016. He also has many publications to his credit in national and international journals
Prof (Major) Premanathan
Director, DCSMAT Trivandrum Campus
Prof (Major) Premanathan has recently joined as Director, DCSMAT Trivandrum Campus. Prof (Major) Premanathan is an alumnus of the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. He was commissioned into the Army Educational Corps. During his 20 years’ stint in the Indian Army, he was posted as Academic faculty at the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, Pune (affiliated to JNU, New Delhi) Indian Military Academy, Dehradun and Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai. He also was Staff Officer (Edn) at Brigade, Sub Area and Corps Headquarters. After taking pre-mature retirement from the Army he worked as Registrar of CWRDM, Calicut, a premier R& D organization, for 8 years. He was Professor & Principal of the MBA program in DCSMAT during 2009-2013. During Sep 2013- July 15 he was the founder-Director of Talent Institute of Management Studies, Edappal affiliated to Calicut University. He was Hony Dean (Academics) of TIMS from Aug 2015 to Jan 2017.
He holds a Masters Degree in Personnel Management from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune. He is a sports buff, an avid reader and loves mentoring.
Col (Dr) Sankar Rajeev
A management expert having both industrial and teaching experience in administration, Dr Sankar Rajeev did his schooling till matriculation under Government merit scholarship in the prestigious Sainik School. After having successfully completed CBSE examination with distinction was selected for the National Defence Academy, the only one tri-service institution in Asia. Thereafter on completion of advanced training at Indian Military Academy was commissioned to the Indian Army as a commissioned officer. During the military service had the privilege of being familiar with people living in all parts of the country. Though essentially from combat service for major part of the military career till the age of 45, during which participated in all military action including militancy and cross border operations, exposure on imparting education, coordinating training at a sufficiently elite level was achieved while being on Administrative positions. During this period was involved in evaluation of National level competitive examination and training potential middle level officers for such examination to achieve desired proficiency. By the terms and conditions of Armed forces contributions to literary world by way of books and research paper were limited to military subjects while serving in Army. During the period from 2000 to 2007 devoted adequate time by the grace of Military authorities to improve Civil Educational qualification, during which PhD in Business Administration was awarded. From 2007 to 2013 was involved as a trainer, program coordinator and training evaluator covering the colleges, IIT Kanpur, Universities in Jhansi and Maharashtra. Was responsible for coordinating the training over a large number of schools, colleges and technical institutions. Here one of the basic performance parameter was Personality development of Emerging youth and guiding them to meet their aspirations. On retirement from Military service as a process of transformation from Military methods of imparting education applied for faculty in KL University, Vijayawada, and was selected in Business Administration department where engaged students in OB and Company Law. This has helped to merge with the students and functionaries in a desired manner under the overall gambit of civilian environment. Over and above being actively involved in the recently concluded AICTE inspection an insight into detailed technicalities of Qualitative norms and methods to achieve them for meeting technical parameters have been understood in detail. Since joining the civil stream in August 2017, after retirement from Military service, has written three books, of which one is an international science fiction and four research papers have been published in International Journal of Business Administration and Management (ISSN 2278-3660,Vol 7, Number 1(2017)), International Journal of Law Education and Social science (ISSN-2455-0418), International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts (ISSN 2320-2882), with impact factor 2.85, 6.01, 5,85 respectively. Out of this one of the research papers has been declared as the best paper of 2017 and another one has been recently declared as the best Revolutionist 2018 by Association of Journals. Another proposal is under review with Academy of Management Annals. During the past five months have participated in one National Conference at Birla Global University, Bhubaneswar and an International Seminar Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur. The research paper presented at Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur in February 2018, was adjudged as the best paper amongst over 300 papers presented. Has over 30 years of experience which can be broadly divided as ten years of teaching, four years of research work and twenty years of industrial experience. Has published three books; Industrial Safety in Current Perspective, Accidents Do not Happen! and Brain Death. The former is an educational book and latter two are science fiction published by Penguins & KY. A book titled “Brain death II” is in progress. Presently serving as Principal in DC School of Management and Technology.
Prof. Pramod Kumar B, BA, PGDCA, MBA,UGC-NET : Professor
He holds Masters Degree in Business Administration with marketing specialization from Madurai Kamaraj University, National Eligibility Test (NET) certificate in Business Management from University Grants Commission, (UGC) Govt. of India and a PG Diploma in Computer Applications from LBS Center for Science and Technology, Govt. of Kerala. He has three years of industrial experience and fifteen years of teaching experience. Before joining DCSMAT, he had worked as a Lecturer with the IHRD, Govt. of Kerala, and as Lecturer in the Department of Management Studies, University of Kerala. He had participated and presented papers in five National Level Seminars organized by the University of Kerala. He had also participated in three FDPs conducted by the University of Kerala, two FDPs conducted by the AICTE and one FDP organized by the AIMS.
Dr. Elizabeth Devasia, MA, MBA, PhD, Professor
Dr. Elizabeth holds a PhD from IIT Madras, an MA in Advertising and Public Relations from Madurai Kamaraj University, an MBA and MA in English Literature from University of Madras, and B.Sc from MG University. She has a mix of academic and industry exposure of over 6 years – which includes teaching stints at Madras Christian College, Madras University and NIT Calicut and industrial experience with Fractal Analytics, Madison Communications and Serco Global Services, all based out of Mumbai. She has presented papers at several international conferences and has a book chapter to her credit.
Dr.Siva Prakash C.S, MBA, PhD, FDP-IIMA: Associate Professor
Siva Parkash C.S is a PhD holder in Management and full time MBA (Marketing) from School Of Management and Legal Studies, University of Kerala. Before joining with DCSMAT he was lecturer in School Of Management and Legal Studies, University of Kerala and also served as Project Officer at Entrepreneurship Development Cell, University of Kerala. He is a teacher who is coupled with industrial and academic experience for more than 7 years. He is a resource person for many central and state government agencies for handling training sessions in small business development, marketing and entrepreneurship. Till 2012 November he was the member of examination board (Management) of University of Kerala. He underwent four month Faculty Development Programme conducted by Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and also he attended two Management Teachers Programme conducted by IIM-B and IIM-K in Strategic Management. He has got 22 publications, which include 7 international publications and 15 national research papers in double blinded peer reviewed and refereed journals. He has attended 4 international and 7 national level conferences and presented papers, and also got 4 book chapters in his credit. He has also published one case study in case volume titled “Unfolding Entrepreneurship”, which was published by Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. His areas of interest are Marketing, Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship Development.
Dr. Kuppachi Sreenivas, M.Com, Professor
Dr. Kuppachi Sreenivas, currently working as Professor in DC School of Management, holds Master’s degree in Commerce and Doctorate Degree from Sree Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh. He has 20 years of experience in academics. He previously worked in SNGIST, North Paravur, Ernakulam District as Professor. He has presented Papers in National and International Seminars. His stream of Specialization is Finance. He was a visiting Professor for reputed Institutions in Manglore and Coimbatore.
He has a keen interest in religious destinations and often explores them. He loves to cook in his leisure time and his favorite dish is Stuffed Brinjal.
Area of Interest: Banking Insurance & Finance, Capital Markets
Mr. Baiju P. Samuel, BLM, MBA, MLM , FDP-IIM Ahmadabad: Asst. Professor,
He holds two post graduate degrees, one in labour management and other in Business Administration from University of Madras. His experience is a blend of industry and academics. He completed Faculty Development Programme from IIM, Ahmadabad. He has hands on experience of six plus years as programme officer in NGO and then worked as a recruiter in Career Net Technologies, Bangalore. He previously worked as Assistant Professor, Department of Management Studies, Vivekananda College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu. He has received many best performance awards during his tenure as recruiter and teaching. His work has been published in one National publication. He is an Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) by AIMA in Human Resource, Organization Behavior and Labour Laws. Currently pursuing Ph.D from Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore his business management streams are HR and Marketing. He is very passionate about teaching through games. He also facilitates general management papers. He has deep interest in Indian politics and is an expert in event management.
Area of Interest : Business Law, Industrial Relations and Organization Behaviour
Prof.Baiju Kumar S, MA EDUCATION AND MA ENGLISH
Prof.Baiju Kumar S holds Masters Degrees in Education and English form Kuvempu University and Kerala University respectively. He has 25 years of teaching experience in English in different Indian states. He is a grammarian and avid reader of literary criticism. He has published number of poems in certain magazines. He specializes in teaching poems and phonetics/. He has a profound interest in observing the changing educational systems in Indian context.
Ms. Heera S Kumar., M.Com, MBA, M.Phil, PGDIM, PGDHRM, PGDCA,
Ms. Heera SasiKumar, is a Post Graduate in Commerce from University of Kerala and Master of Business Administration from Indira Gandhi National Open University. She holds degree in Master of Philosophy in Commerce from Department of Commerce, University of Kerala. She has more than 8 years of academic experience in various educational institutions and also industrial exposure as HR consultant. Her area of specialization is Finance and Human resource.
Dr. Deepthi Sankar, BCom, MBA, MPhil : Asst. Professor
Dr.Deepthi Sankar holds a Masters in Business Administration. She has completed her PhD in Marketing from CUSAT. She has 10 years teaching experience. Her areas of specialization are Marketing and Finance. She is fond of listening to rap music and pursues Classical Dancing as her hobby
Area of Interest : Advertising, Branding & Consumer Behavior
Dr . Lekshmi. P., BCom, MBA : Asst. Professor,
She is a postgraduate in Business Administration from Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu and presently a research scholar at Noor Ul-Islam University, Tamil Nadu. She has five years of teaching and six years industry experience, holding positions, such as Team Leader for the finishing school of Kerala State Women Development Corporation and senior positions at various industry levels. She is currently pursuing a CFA program
Aravind .T.S , MBA, LLB, Pursuing Ph.d
Aravind.T.S is an Assistant Professor in Marketing and commercial law. His research examines the Influence of Social Media vehicle on Intention to watch movies by the moviegoers. He has started his research in the area of Social Media five years back and he is in the last stage of his thesis work. Aravind’s research examines how Social media can work fruitfully across social divides, with a particular emphasis on movie segment. He investigates how social media can be utilise in a professional way by the movie production companies and movie marketers. Aravind earned his LL.B from Government Law College Trivandrum in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Taxation Law, his MBA in Marketing from MSNIMT – Kerala University, and he submitted his PhD thesis in Management(Social Media Marketing) from Bharathiar University, a state university at Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India. He has written a hand full of research papers having thirteen national and two international papers having high impact factor. He has two book on his credit viz Business Environment & Entrepreneurship Development and Marketing Management. He possess keen business acumen in analysing and understanding business requirement and having creative problem solving skills. Aravind has started his academic career on 2010, and turned to be a trainer in life skill, Out bound training (OBT) and Marketing. He is a good Nero Linguistic Programme (NLP) practitioner and he has delivered several talk related with Nero Marketing, creative visualisation Reverse Innovation at different events conducted at Techno park and other Educational Institutions. Overall Aravind TS is an academician, Trainer , Speaker and Blogger He has his own Blog website www.aravindts.com comprises with webinar, travelogue, case studies and think tank.
Specialised in : Marketing : Retailing ,Product ,Service , Neuro Marketing ,Social Media Marketing
HR : Selection ,Recruiting -Training and Development, Industrial Dispute Act, Labour Law
EDP: Business Environment & Entrepreneurship Development
Mr. Amal Manilal B.Tech, MBA(IIT Roorkee), CPITM(IIFT New Delhi), UGC-NET
Mr. Amal Manilal holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee(IIT Roorkee), specialized in Operations and Marketing. He has more than 7 years of Industrial and 3 years of academic experience. He has done his bachelor’s in Electronics and Communication engineering from Govt. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam. He was associated with MMTC Ltd, a Govt. Of India Enterprise and has experience in International commodity trade. He handled commodity trade operations in New Delhi and Kochi and has experience in export of Iron Ore and Imports of Precious Metals, Zinc, Fertilizers, LNG etc. He has completed certificate programme in International Trade Management from IIFT (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi). Prior to that he worked with Infosys technologies in the Banking and Capital market domain wherein he was associated with Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) group, London for implementation of a retail banking security feature for online users. He has also qualified UGC-NET in Management.
Areas of Interest: Operations Management, Quality Management, Quantitative Techniques, International Trade, Supply Chain Management
Mr. Sanil Kumar. V.K., BCom, M.Com, MBA, UGC Net, FDP IIMA
Mr. Sanil Kumar holds two masters degrees, in Commerce and Business Administration from MG University, Kottayam. He has cleared UGC-NET and underwent FDP at IIM (A).He is passionate about teaching and is addicted to listening Classical Music.
Area of Interest : Financial Management and Security Analysis, Cost & Management Accounting & Capital Market
Mr. Anoob J S, B Com, M Com
Anoob J.S, holds Masters degree in Commerce from Kerala University, cleared SET. He has more than 9 years teaching experience including 3 years of international experience. His area of competencies is Accounting, Financial Management, security analysis and Operations Research. Currently pursuing Ph.D in nancial Management.
Mr. Akhil B. Vijayan, MBA, Lecturer Mr. Akhil B. Vijayan is an MBA with dual specialization (HR & Marketing) from Chinmaya Institute of Technology, Kannur. He has 5 years of teaching & industry experience. He has served as an ACCA and MBA faculty at Vidya Bharathi Group of Institutions which is Pioneer ACCA and CIMA institute in India. In the year 2012/2013, he was awarded by CIMA Global with a certicate declaring him as the “CIMA Advocate of Kerala”.
Mrs.Manu Mohan, MBA, FDP IIM A : Asst.Professor
Mrs.Manu Mohan holds a Masters in Business Administration specialization in Finance and Marketing from Anna University and a Bachelor Degree in Commerce from Kerala University and has over 3 years of teaching experience and more than a year experience in industry. She assisted a UGC Project relating to Women Entrepreneurship for Poverty Alleviation. She was an approved guest faculty for University Institute of Technology and University Institute of Management ALLEPPEY. Worked as an Assistant Professor at MSN Institute of Technology during the starting of her carrier. Before joining DC School of Management and Technology she worked as an Assistant Professor at Lead College of Management Palakkad and has published an article on Management dilemma towards Karmayoga and presented one article on Green Marketing. She has participated in more than five FDPs including an FDP conducted by IIM Ahmedabad and holds Alumnus status of IIMA .
Ms. Christy Abraham, MBA , Pursuing Phd.
Ms. Christy Abraham holds a Master's Degree in Management from Saintgits Institute of Management, Kottayam. She is currently doing PhD in Management from Kerala University. She has cleared UGC-NET. She has around 4 years of teaching & industry experience.
Ms.Abila C R
Ms. Abila C R holds a Post Graduation in Management from DC School of Management and Technology, Trivandrum. She has 2 years of industry experience. Her areas of specialization are Marketing and HR. Her expertise lies in editing of videos and she is passionate about photography
Area of Interest : Performance Management , Compensation Management , Training & Development
Ms. Soumya Saju B.Sc, M.Sc (Mathematics)
Ms. Soumya Saju holds a Master’s Degree in Mathematics from M.G University Kottayam. She is currently doing PhD in Mathematics from Madurai Kamraj University. Her areas of specialization are Quantitative Techniques and Abstract Algebra (Pure Mathematics). Her interest lies in reading autobiographies of famous personalities and she loves exploring natural destinations.
Ms.Renjitha R, BCA, MCA
She did her Post Graduation from NIITM (Nehru Institute of Information Technology and Management, Coimbatore) under Anna University, Chennai. Her areas of specialization in software development , application softwares, system management, system development. She likes to read motivational stories and has deep interest in painting and drawing cartoons.
Area of Interest : Software Design and Development & Software Testing