Skills

Research Skills

  • Quantitative and qualitative and mixed-method research design skills.

  • Primary research (surveys, interviews, focus groups, observation techniques).

  • Secondary/desk research for creating/developing professional reports and literature reviews on a wide area of industrial topics.

  • Interpretation & presentation of research results to internal and external stakeholders clearly and concisely.

 

Knowledge of Business Management

  • Experience in supervising the development of feasible business plans for micro and small enterprises.

  • In-depth knowledge of developing organization structure, SWOT analysis, business process mapping.

  • Extensive knowledge in the budgetary process, financial reporting, analysis and development of financial statements, financial assessment using ratio analysis, and application of investment appraisal methods.

 

Software Skills

  • Data Analysis Software: SPSS, Minitab, MAXQDA

  • Microsoft: Excel, SQL, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint

Education

Ph.D. in Business Research -  2018

Monarch Business School Switzerland

  • Awarded Distinction for thesis work with a GPA of 3.76/4.00   

  • Awarded M.Phil. – Info. Sys. & Tech. with an Honorable mention

 

Master's in Business Administration - 2013

Sikkim Manipal University, India

Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science - 1998

Orissa Engineering College, India                                                                                                                                                              

Experience

Director of Alumni-Relations (Volunteer Remote)                                                                                            Dec-2020 to Present

       Monarch Business School Switzerland

       - Liaison between the institution and alumni

       - Leading the association's vision through clear marketing strategy, fundraising

         & scholarship planning, and alumni directory website management

 

Professor-Online Instructor (Remote)                                                                                                               July-2020 – Aug-2020

       The Center for Study Overseas, Toronto

       - Delivery of digital products in the form of Syllabus, exam papers, & video

          lectures of about 15 hours

 

Academic Consultant (Remote from Toronto)                                                                                                   Jun-2019 – Jun-2020 

       The PHD Consultancy, UK

        - Developed more than 20 research briefs using secondary research relating to

           business and entrepreneurship in multiple industrial sectors from different countries.

        - Consultation & implementation for clients for about 5 articles for publications

          and conference participation

 

Faculty for Bachelor of Business Administration                                                                                           Oct-2013 – Oct-2019

       FHR School of Business, Suriname

       Supervision of over 40 research projects which included questionnaire

       preparation, planning of data collection and data analysis (using SPSS & MS Excel),

       and report writing in various industrial sectors including the following:

       - Finance & banking sector 

          + Identified and developed strategies on the effects of foreign exchange rate

             on the Surinamese Industry for the Central bank of Suriname.

          + Developed an effective and efficient internal CRR (Customer Risk Rating)

             model for a private bank.

        - IT & Entertainment industry

          + Identified effective ways to support the product return phase of the customer.

          + Analyzed and developed strategies to improve viewers’ program preferences.

 

Faculty for Software Engineering                                                                                                                        Jan-2012 – Aug-2013

       American University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan      

Honors
  • Invited Session Chair & Speaker at the conference organized by the Institute of                                                       Aug-2019

       Research Engineers & Scientists held in Toronto, Canada.

       Presented a paper on E-Learning and Teaching Methodologies.

  • Most Excellent Lecturer Award (Certificate of Excellence) for the academic year                                                         Jun-2017

       2016-2017, FHR School of Business, Suriname. Link

Other Info

Languages known:

English, Hindi, Malayalam, Oriya, Russian (very basic)

Countries stayed:

India, Oman, Armenia, Zambia, Kyrgyzstan, Suriname, Canada

 

Hobbies:

Reading, solving puzzles (Mahjong, Sudoku), watching fiction on OTT

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