Has more than 18 years of experience in teaching and research in the area of management. Prior to joining University Dr. Raghunatha Reddy worked as Assistant Statistical Officer and Deputy Statistical Officer in the Directorate of Economics and Statistics (AP) from 1989 to 1992. He has published 52 articles in the various journals of management. He has guided 8 PhD’s. He has involved in preparation of course material for MBA students of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Open University in the area of Capital Budgeting and Risk analysis. He assisted in organizing various seminars sponsored by Technical education Government of A.P and Small Industrial Development Bank of India (SIDBI). He is also authored book on Managerial economics & Financial Accounting.
Dr Prasad has about 20 years of teaching, research, training and consultancy experience. Prior to joining School, JNTU in 1992, he was associated with projects like business cycles, case studies on corporate planning at The Times Research Foundation of Bennett Coleman and Company. After qualifying in the UGC-NET in Business Administration, he did his Ph.D on the topic â€œDiversification Strategy and Financial Performance of Indian Private Corporate Sectorâ He received best thesis gold medal, among the theses submitted to the faculties of Business Management, Commerce and Economics in Osmania. On sabbatical during 2001-2003, he was associated with Stansfield School of Business, Singapore as Senior Lecturer for the Degree Programmes of University of London and London School of Economics. He lectured on subjects like Computer Based Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems Development and Management and Human Computer Interaction. As content developer, coordinated uploading of UOL and LSE courses on the US Black Board E-learning Software. During 2004 he was associated as Senior Mentor for the e-Commerce Management subject of MSIT programme of Carnegie Mellon University, USA
He guided and guiding several doctoral research scholars and MBAs. He received AICTE, Ministry of HRD funds for the Business Systems Project implemented at SMS, JNTU. His current areas of research include integration of Information and ERP Systems with Corporate Strategy to gain competitive advantage and sustainable Growth. In this direction, he is preparing cases on information systems and is also researching from the angle of human values, transformational leadership and management of change. He presented several papers in journals like IIMB Management Review, Management Research, national and international conferences and also contributed book chapters on Outsourcing ITES and Global Leadership published by Jaiko and Allied respectively. University of Management Studies
Dr.Sindhu MBA Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Chairperson, Board of Studies, School of Management Studies
Dr. Sindhu MBA. Ph.D. in Business Management from Osmania University, Hyderabad and has more than 18 years of experience in teaching, training and research. She qualified in the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by University Grants Commission (UGC) New Delhi. Her passion includes motivating, mentoring and facilitating Management students to perform at their best. She uses interactive teaching methodology as a pedagogy. Her Research Interests is in the area of Finance especially in Investment Management, Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Equity and Bond Valuation, Contemporary Issues in Finance, Human Resources Management.
Dr. Sindhu is the co-ordinator for joint MBA Program of Central Michigan University (CMU), USA and School of Management Studies, JNTUH. She has been the mentor, student advisor and also co-ordinator in organizing Management Fest- Synergy and Nipuna, the annual event aimed at promoting the students competencies on soft skills and providing an understanding of Management Dynamics.She has also worked as Coordinator, Directorate of Research and Development of JNTUH from September 2012 to October 2015. The conduct of Research methodology course work, Research Review Meetings, colloquiums, viva-voce examinations etc were some of the activities of DRD. She was a team member in organising a six-day research methodology course work for 1044 research scholars in December 2013 of the various streams of Engineering, Sciences & Technology, Management studies, Humanities and Social Sciences.
Dr. Sindhu has published Twenty two (22) articles in International Journals and Twenty (20) articles in National journals and also presented papers in Twenty Six (26) in International Conferences/ Seminars and Thirty Two (32) in National Conferences/ Seminars.
One (1) Ph.D in the area of Risk Management has been awarded in the year 2015 under her guidance. Two (2) Ph.D. Research Scholars submitted their thesis under her guidance. Presently she is guiding six (6) Ph.D. scholars as a Supervisor and Six (6) as a co-Supervisor in the areas of Finance and HRM. She has guided more than 380 projects of MBA students of all the programmes of the school.
She is the member of Board of Studies – Management Studies in various affiliated colleges as a University Nominee. She has developed a study material for MBA –Distance Education at Osmania University Hyderabad.
She has organized more than Twenty one (21) Seminar/ workshops/ conferences/ training and refresher courses in association with academia and industry. She is a life member of various professional bodies like NHRD, Hyderabad, Hyderabad Management Association (HMA), Ford Foundation etc..
She has delivered more than Thirty One (31) expert lectures in various institutions and universities in the areas of Finance, Research Methodology, Interactive Teaching Methodology, Team Building etc. She is also the examiner for other universities of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and also foreign universities in the area of Management. Earlier, She was also officer- In-charge examinations, School of Management Studies, JNTUH and placement officer as well.
Her pedagogy includes individual assignments and team based projects, case study, role play, management games, stock trading etc. In all the papers, she handles to give practical exposure to the students. She is actively involved in all the activities related to Industry-Institute interaction. She also gave a talk in Live with students in I-News Channel on the Careers in Management.
She has initiated Women Entrepreneurship during 2010-12 as a president of JNTUH Women Employees Association. She actively conducted Seminars/ Work shop and health Check - up for the employees of JNTUH and as a social responsibility visited and contributed funds to blind school, orphanages, old-age home etc. during her tenure.
Santhosh Kumari joined as Assistant Professor in School of Management Studies, JNTU in 2000. She has done her graduation and Post-graduation in Management from OsmaniaUniversity. Other than teaching Management subjects, her areas of interest are Training on soft skills, and Research. She has published eleven research papers in various journals of national and international repute. She is actively involved in Interactive individual based teaching-learning process, as a part of this, she has been presenting series of lectures on contemporary management issues, on Doordarshan TV channel and other various educational channels.
Ms.Santhosh Kumari has been the mentor and enjoys motivating students to perform better both at curricular and extra-curricular front. The team led by her was adjudged as the Winner Team among the various business schools from all over India, for the best Business Plan for Vision-2020 at Leadership Conference-2007 organised by Project Management International at Infosys, Hyderabad
She shows great zeal to organize Seminars/ /Executive Development and Training programmes in association with industry. She organizes Expert lectures from industry and institutions of national and international repute on emerging business trends and contemporary management Practices.
She has organized five Workshops and training programmes on Contemporary Management Practices. She was the Co-convener of the National Seminar on â€œManagement of Services in a Competitive Market Environment during 2004. She organizes from time-to-time Workshops on Soft Skills for the practicing executives and Management students. She is the trained faculty on ERP platform for Supply Chain Management & Retailing Programme on the CAPS-Logistics software.
Currently she is doing her doctoral research in Finance. And working on research papers.
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