Executive Post Graduate Programs In Management

Executive MBA Program Associates

Dayananda Sagar University, SCMS, Bangalore

Faculty are drawn from the vast intellectual capital that the university possesses along with senior industry professionals with great experience. (www.dsu.edu.in)We believe that our educational program is driven by the intellectual power of the faculty deployed. We assure you that our faculty are carefully sourced and are outstanding. They are the soul of the program! Our faculty are open, accessible and very friendly. They are available to students in and off the class-room. There is enough empirical evidence to prove that a student has a greater chance at academic success as the student-faculty interaction rises. The quality of these interactions is extremely high, making student-faculty meetings meaningful and result oriented. Our faculty are wonderful mentor and are thought leaders with great knowledge and are industry veterans with many years of experience both in India and abroad with passion for teaching and mentoring. Some of our faculty are qualified coaches and career counsellors, and are open to guide students in navigating the complexities of life and work. The program has on its advisory board, people of great eminence both from industry and academia which gives it a well-rounded structure.


Prof: Anurag Jalan: IIT- Bombay/ IIM- Bangalore

EVP at Agritech ICT Solutions | Ardent Technophile & Bibliophile. Anurag is a free spirit who does not compromise on his dreams or values.

“To live, to TRULY live, we must be willing to RISK. To be nothing, before finding everything, to leap before we look.” This being his creed, it’s only natural that he’s had some heart-stopping moments in life. He has made his peace with himself, loves his work, lives the life he wanted – in the city he loves.

He is the EVP for Strategic planning at a Software start-up that is building Cloud Solutions based on Big Data Analytics. He has the vision and the drive to propel the company to the very top.

His mastery over Finance, Business Law, Digital Marketing and Negotiation Skills along with his easy charm makes him that rare technology leader with 360* business vision. He hits the ground running like a battle-hardened paratrooper – fully acclimatised and combat ready.

Prof Krishna Nyapati: IIT-Madras/ IIM- Calcutta

Management Consultant & Entrepreneur

Over 40 years of experience, mainly related to software development, networking, wireless technologies, IT based solutions, project management, Quality management.

Have specialized in the fields of; Sales and Marketing, Software Development, Quality Management and Project Management.

Since 2013, he has been teaching at various MBA programs, as a Guest Faculty, at Jain University, Indo German Training Centre and XIME Bangalore. Courses taught include Operations Management, Project Management, Entrepreneurship and International Business. Ha has authored books on Operations Management and Project Management, for Jain University.

He was featured in a book, “Start up City- Ten Tales of Exceptional Entrepreneurship” by MoloyBannerjee and others.

Dr.Krishnakumar Rao – P.hD: IIM- Calcutta

Dr. Rao has decades of experience as an industry professional in the areas of marketing, human resource management and strategy. His passion for teaching and consulting has taken him to different parts of India and abroad.

He has held leadership positions in India, Africa and the middle East as a builder of organizations.

Dr.Rao, is an academician of rare passion and is known to mentor students with patietence and interest.

Dr. Shankara Prasad: IIT Kanpur / Stony Brook University (USA)

Dr. Prasad is a passionate E-governance Evangelist and has worked extensively with the Government of Karnataka. He is very active in the social sector as the managing trustee & founder at Sampoorna Swaraj Foundation, Bangalore.

Dr. Prasad is a successful entrepreneur and is the CEO at Inkroma Technologies. He was educated at IIT – Kanpur and Stony Brook University, New York, USA and has wide international experience in areas of research, education and information technology.

Prof Srinivas B. Vijayaraghavan: IIM-Bangalore

A 16-year of marketing career in business units for fortune-10 companies, start-ups and midsized companies in e-learning, IT, Telecom and Retail e-commerce.

He has built corporate and product brands, managed products, built pipeline, created go2 market strategies, managed marketing events at global conferences and have run global marketing communication campaigns through offline and digital marketing channels.

A snapshot of his skills: Brand Management, Product Marketing, Services Marketing, Business Development, Corporate Marketing, Field Marketing, Corporate Communications, Marketing Communications, Social Media Marketing, Digital Marketing, Big Data Analytics He loves writing and have over 200,000 words of published content including 3 books – ‘Marketing for Services Outsourcing’ which was published by McGraw-Hill in 2013, Tattvam a fiction work which was published in 2015 and ‘Filmy Manager’ which was published in 2016.

Prof Aravinda Prabhu T: XLRI- Jamshedpur

Prof. Aravinda is extremely dedicated, client-focused and a Global Human Capital Consultant who operates in the regions of Bangalore (India) and Muscat (Oman). He has advised over 100 clients In India, Middle East, Africa, US, UK and South East Asia. His expertise lies in working on Business Aligned HR consultancy, extending following services. Spearheads the Organizational Transformation & Human Capital projects assisting the SME sectors, start-ups to look through a holistic approach in terms of Business, Strategy, Technology, Process, Performance Optimization, governance, Restructuring, Benchmarking and for a sustaining business through Human Capital interventions like organization Design, Culture, Score Card, M&A.

Key Role played:

    • Part of People’s CMM practices setting up and leading it subsequently at KPMG for 6 years.
    • Instrumental and one of the early members in setting up Human Capital practice at KPMG and growing it to a sizable practice.
    • Sets up HR Consulting practice at MB Holding LLC present in 23 countries and have successfully managed clients of India, Africa & Oman.
    • Launched Mpower & the Co-founder of Mpower-HR and successfully managed it in India and Oman
    • Co-founder and Managing Partner of mattram.one Consulting LLP, mooted the idea of bringing people under one umbrella and launched the company with other partners.

Prof: Shankar Haranhalli – Mysore University

Prof Shankar has been engaged in IT Solutions mainly in IT Infrastructure Management areas, IT strategy aligned to business needs. He has been associated with team selection in IT Infrastructure for All State Solutions, Executive Development programs for Unisys and as Adjunct faculty for Alliance University and IFIM Business Schools. He provides network Management solutions and related services through Convergent Wireless Communication. With his background and hands on experience provide consulting in the areas of Data centre building, general management and cloud services.

Prof Shankar has held leadership positions in various organizations which include Tech Mahindra, HCL – America and DDE-ORG Systems a Brussels, Belgium based MNC as CEO.

Prof Ramesh Nagasamudram: Bangalore University

Ramesh is an experienced professional with extensive background at leading satellite companies. Possess significant expertise in satellite and broadcast business development, CPE, operations and technology services in Asia, ME and Africa. Develops and executes differentiating go-to-market strategies, positioning of companies in both new and existing markets.

He is passionate about International Business and International Marketing and brings his personal experience to the class room.

Prof. Ramesh is passionate about teaching and mixes easily with young minds, exploring ideas, opportunities and challenges.

Prof Gopi Nambiar: XLRI

A management graduate in Human Resources from XLRI, Jamshedpur; has had a successful career in Human Resources with reputed companies such as Eicher, PepsiCo and Bacardi before joining Pernod Ricard India in 1999 as Head of Human Resources and Administration.

He received professional Certification as an Executive Coach from the Neuro Leadership Group – Results Coaching Systems, and has completed several coaching assignments for senior management successfully.

He has a sound understanding of Human Resources concepts and has also been a guest lecturer at IMT Ghaziabad, MDI Gurgaon, IIM Bangalore even while employed in industry.

Prof (CAPT.) Nagaraj Subbarao: Master Mariner (Navigation/Dredging/Ocean Engineering)

Prof. (CAPT) A.Nagaraj Subbarao is a Master Mariner with a specialization in Dredging Technology & Harbour Construction and holds an MBA and M.Phil. Degree in Human Resource Management. Captain Nagaraj Subbarao commanded state of the art ships, while in the Merchant Navy through a career spanning twenty years. He has lead teams through adverse conditions and has wide international experience. Captain Nagaraj has worked on some of the largest and toughest marine engineering projects in the world.

As an academician, he has ten years of experience as a Professor of Organization Behaviour & Human Resource Management. He has held senior administrative positions across academia. Prof. Nagaraj Subbarao co-founded a marine consultancy over a decade ago which has successfully advised a wide variety of organizations.

He has carried out major consulting assignments with MNC’s both in India and abroad.

His research interests are Organization Development and Cross Cultural Management.

He is Dean CEE at Dayananda Sagar University.

Dr.Punith Cariappa – PhD.

Dr. Punith Cariappa is Dean at Dayananda Sagar University, SCMS and a Professor and Trainer in Finance. She has twenty four years of experience with passion for teaching and acelebrated trainer.

She has taken sessions in finance and accounting at various institutes like-S.P.Jain-Singapore, Symbiosis, TAPMI, Jain University, ICFAI, Bhavans and WGSHA and Corporate Programs for Bosch, Cegedim, IBM, HP, Wipro and Dr.Reddys Lab and many more.

Dr.Geetha R – PhD.

Dr. Geetha is an academician of great experience and a subject matter expert in economics and human resource management. She is a Professor and the Head of Department, Management Studies Dayananda Sagar Academy of Technology & Management. Dr.Geetha has a stupendous track record as a researcher and is widely published in national and international journals.

Dr.Veena K.N – PhD.

Dr.Veena is a professor of quantitative methods and research methodology. She serves with the Dayananda Sagar Business Academy as its Dean and has mentored a large number of students.

Dr.M.D.Saibaba – PhD.

Dr.Veena is a professor of quantitative methods and research methodology. She serves with the Dayananda Sagar Business Academy as its Dean and has mentored a large number of students.