Dr. K.S. Chandrasekar

Dr. K.S. Chandrasekar passed from BITS, Pilani with B.Pharm. (Hons.) and MBA distinction and rank from School of Management (BSMED), Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. He was the first doctorate in Management from Alagappa University and obtained Post Doctorate from Commonwealth Open University. Recipient of Certificate in Proficiency in Entrepreneurship Teaching from ISB, Hyderabad. He is currently the Director of one of the seven best b-schools in the university system Institute of Management in Kerala (IMK), University of Kerala (as per CSR 2009) and holding State Bank of Travancore, Chair Professor in Management Incharge, University of Kerala since 30/01/2008. He is also the Director, Centre for Management Education and Entrepreneurship Development (C-MEE) and Chairman, Board of Studies in Business Management, visiting Professor, Commonwealth Open University, Spain and UK since 9/2/2002. He served at Alagappa University and also with HLL Lifecare Limited, Trivandrum as Regional Marketing Manager. Now additionally holding the charge of Academic Coordinator for the MBA (Distance Learning Programme) of University of Kerala. He was awarded the Amity best Academician Award 2008, Amity University, New Delhi, and Gold medal winner and the Best Business Academic of the Year (BBAY) 2006, Indian Commerce Association, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. On official visit, he had travelled to UAE, Thailand, Singapore, Kuwait. Oman and Sri Lanka. He has written three books in Marketing and 20 study materials. He has published 12 international articles and 54 national articles. He was the chairman in four international seminars including one at Sri Lanka and presented research papers in 51 national seminars and 16 international seminars. He has successfully guided 12 research scholars in obtaining Ph.D. in management studies and currently he is guiding about 25 research scholars in various universities.