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