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Faculty Members

Director, School of Commerce & Management
Dr. P. Narayana Reddy, Director of the School of Management Studies and Dean of the Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies has his Master's degree in Commerce from S.V. University, Tirupathi and Ph D in Marketing Management from S.K. University, Ananthpur. Prof. Narayana Reddy has over 3 decades of teaching & research experience in different institutions and universities. He has served for 16 years as Professor Head, School of Management Studies, CBIT and 9 years as Assst. Professor & Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Management and Commerce, Goa University. Before joining REVA University he served as Director National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Hyderabad.
Prof. Narayana Reddy has to his credit 15 books on marketing research, research methodology and statistical tools, Entrepreneurship published by Excel publications, Cengage learning India and others. He has published 45 articles in reputed journals, participated and presented 30 research papers in National and International seminars, conferences and symposia. He has organized 25 national seminar chaired more than 25 Technical sessions in seminars / conferences organized by various Universities and Institutions. He was the organizing committee member appointed by the Ministry of culture and Youth affairs, Govt. of India to celebrate 50th Republic Day. Prof. Narayana Reddy has completed 4 research projects sponsored by U.G.C and ICSSR New Delhi. He has successfully guided 7 research scholars for their Ph. Ds and 7 M. Phil students. He also has reviewed four books written by famous authors. He has been associated with more than 25 universities and institutions as member Board of studies, selection committees, adviser and mentor. He visited number of Universities in U.S.A, Singapore, Malaysia, and Bhutan and interacted with noted Academicians particularly in the field of management and commerce. He is presently Regional Vice - President of Association of Indian Management Schools. His special interests include conducting training Programs related to leadership, women entrepreneurship and general management.
Head REVA Academy for Corporate Excellence
Dr. Shinu Abhi, currently heads REVA Academy for Corporate Excellence (RACE) at REVA University. RACE offers a wide range of short and long duration programs customised to the needs of corporates and fast rising corporate executives. She had been a Fulbright fellow at Lehigh University, Pennsylvania in the year 2013-2014. During her fellowship she worked with Professor Todd Watkins, Arthur F. Searing Professor of Economics, College of Business & Economics, Director, Entrepreneurship Program and Microfinance Programs. Along with her research on business models of social entrepreneurs for profit, she also co-taught courses on International Social Entrepreneurship and Microfinance at Lehigh along with Prof. Todd Watkins. She teaches their International Social Entrepreneurship program during spring semester through online. She also works with Lehigh students during their Indian leg of the program where they work with Indian social entrepreneurs on various projects.
She is a qualified Entrepreneurship Educator with honours, certified by National Entrepreneurship Network, IIM Bangalore, Stanford University, USA and ISB Hyderabad and has trained hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs and start-ups. She has been instrumental in setting up incubation centres at two institutions and currently serves in the Director board of three start-ups. She is also a resource faculty at National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN).
She has sixteen years of experience in teaching at Business Schools of repute and handled various administrative roles, including Head of MBA program in Media and Entertainment at Manipal University, Chairperson-Entrepreneurship and Placements at IFIM Business School. Previous to academics she has worked for three years in Advertising and Marketing research firms. She has a Ph D and M Phil in Entrepreneurship, MBA in Marketing and PG in Instructional Design (PGDID). She has published research papers and case studies in reputed national and international journals. She is also a reviewer for South Asian Journal of Management and has chaired conference tracks in IIM Bangalore. Her subject interests are strategy, marketing and entrepreneurship.
Dr. M M Bagali
Professor of Management Practices and Human Resources
Professor of Management Practices and Human Resources, with Industrial Sociology / Applied Psychology, 7th Rank / Gold Medal to University; PG-PMIR, with first Rank and PhD (PG / HRD area) / 2nd PhD in Management (HR), with Scholarship, Karnatak University. Overseas Visits: Japan, Thailand, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam. Was at Ajou University, Suwon, South Korea with Management department for Post-Doctoral work discussion.Published 100+ Papers, keeps higher Research interests in Empowerment, Cross Cultural area, HRD and HR strategies for creating global organization.Awarded and honored with best Research paper publication of 2001 by ISTD. Second Awarded Doctorate Degree (PHD) in Management Sciences in Empowerment, with Best PhD Thesis Award from Prestige Group of Institutes.Associateship of IIAS- Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla; Trained in Management Education at XLRI, Tatanagar (Jamshedpur).Life member for around 25 different Professional Organizations in India / Overseas.Awarded the First BOLT-Best Teacher Award instituted by Air India-Deccan Herald and visited Singapore and addressed SHRI Senior HR Managers, as Brand Ambassador.Has the honor to be AIMA- Accredited Management Teacher, National Professor Recognition, and AICTE Career Young Teacher Awardee. Has11 Global HRM Certifications from CAMI- Carlton Institute of Advanced Institute, USA; and AHRB- Asian HR Board. BRAND Ambassador of AHRB programme. Fellowship in Organisational
Academic Credentials: 10 Global HRM, Fellowship in Organizational HRM; 18 years of PG-Management teaching ; 9 years of Post-Doctoral; 2 Research Projects completed; 7 PhD Awarded; ; 6 Synopses Submitted; M.Phil. 10 Awarded; Research Papers: 80; Popular Paper: 50; Conference Paper: 40; International Paper@ World Conference: 08; AICTE Career Awardee for Young Teacher Project; ICSSR Project completed; 60 Mentoring PhD students; Around 2000+ students in 18 years MBA students graduated.
Teaching and Research areas
  • Human Resources Development-HRD
  • International Human Resources Management- HRM
  • Strategic Human Resources Management- SHRM
  • Organizational Behavior-OB / Organizational Effectiveness
  • HR Branding, Empowerment and Leadership
  • International Human Resources Management (IHRM)
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • HR Research Perceptive and Approaches
Global Certifications
Awarded Fellowship in Organizational HRM
  • Certified Recruitment Analyst (CRA); 6.4, Merit
  • Certified Learning and Development Professional (CLDM); 9.2, High Honors
  • Certified Trainer and Facilitator (CTF); 6.1, Merit
  • Compensation and Benefit certifications (CCBM), 8.8, Distension
  • Certified Psychometric Test Professional (CPTP); 7.4, Distension
  • Certified Scorecard Professional (CScP)
  • Certified Performance System Analyst (CPA); 7.3, Distension
  • Certified Employment Law and Compliance Professional (CELCP)
  • Certified Retention and Engagement Professional (CREP)
  • Certified Organisational Development Analyst (CODA)
  • Final Project on HR Practices for Education Industry [MBA / Management Area]. A Project on HR Practices and Designing of Faculty Development program, and Best Teacher AWARD in Management Model.
Assistant Professor
Dr. Subhasree Kar, Assistant Professor in the School of Management, REVA University has been a distinguished scholar throughout her career and a popular teacher with 15 years of academic experience. She is a MBA in Human Resource Management and Marketing from Berhampur University, Odisha. She is UGC NET qualified and obtained her doctorate in Business Administration from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. She secured first class first position in the University merit list in Psychology(Honors) and stood Second in the University merit list in her MBA. Her interest in social studies helped her to obtain a degree in MSW and PGDRD. She has taught many courses at PG level and for Executive MBA programs of several Universities at Bhubaneswar as well as in Bangalore .She has been an active researcher; having presented her work in a number of conferences and seminars of repute across the country .Her research papers have appeared in peer reviewed indexed national as well as international journals. She has also published a book on "Managerial Research Methodology" in 2014 .She has been a reviewer for conferences and journals and recently served as a Guest Editor for a manuscript for Sage Open. Her Current areas of interest include Talent Management, Managing knowledge Workers, Work-life Conflict and Employer Branding.
Assistant Professor
Dr. Vani Ramesh is working as Asst. Professor, School of Commerce, REVA University. She holds Ph. D in Management from CMJ University, (Ph. D in Commerce, from Bharathiar University), Masters in Philosophy, from Alagappa University, Masters in Commerce and Masters in Business Administration from Madras University. She has 6 years of Corporate Exposure and 8 years of Academic association with reputed Institutions. She is a recipient of President of India Award for the best presidency. She is a recipient of Gold medal in UG, MBA for attaining first rank in the University and three silver medals for best project work, best outgoing student and overall performance at PG level. She has authored books on HRM, Women Entrepreneurship and CSR. Published 25 article in International Journals, presented 30 papers in International and National Conferences. She was a panel member and key note addresser for International Conference held at Mauritius, by aafa-2015 and Research Development Association of India, held at Goa. She is associated with PJ Journals and Delhi Publishing House. Presently she is supervising 7 Doctoral Scholars in India and Overseas.
Assistant Professor
Dr. Veena Angadi, Assistant Professor in School of Management Studies at REVA University. She is a Doctorate in Management from SAI NATH UNIVERSITY, Ranchi and Master of Philosophy from Venkateshwara University Tirupati, MBA from Pondicherry University with specialization in Human Resource. She also possesses Diploma in Retail Management from National Institute of Retail Management, Bangalore. She has eight years of academic, research and administrative experience. She has worked in various Management Institutions and has guided number MBA students in Internship and Major Concurrent Projects. She has presented and published research papers related to Human Resource & Marketing at National and International Conferences. She has been conferred with Best Paper award and Certificate of Merit for case study on attrition management by 'HR Conclave 2012' jointly organized by RANI CHANNAMMA UNIVERSITY & BHARTESH EDUCATION TRUST's GLOBAL BUSINESS SCHOOL, BELGAUM. Training and mentoring being her forte, she has conducted many workshops and seminars for both the corporates and academicians. Her teaching areas of interest are: Organizational Behavior, Principles of Management, Performance Appraisal, Organizational Development, Consumer Behavior, HRD, Women Entrepreneur, Career Planning & Development, EDP, Group Dynamics, Strategic HRM & Small Entrepreneurs Management.
Prof. B. Diwakar Naidu
Senior Associate Professor
Prof. B. Diwakar Naidu, Senior Associate Professor, School of Management Studies, REVA University, holds Master of Business Administration in Finance from Centre for Management Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad. He also holds Master of Commerce with specialization in Advanced Cost Accounting from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. He has sixteen years of experience in teaching at Business Schools of repute and handled various administrative roles, including Head of MBA program in School of Management at Jain University, Chairperson - Board of Studies and Board of Examiners at Jain University. Previous to academics he has worked for five years as Accounts Officer in Electronics and Telecommunication firms. He is currently pursuing his PhD in the field of Retailing of Financial Services from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. He has authored three books in Financial Management and International Financial Management and published research papers and case studies in the field of Retailing and Banking and presented them at various conferences and published in books. His subject interests are Accounting, Corporate Finance, Costing, Mergers, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Risk Management and International Financial Management.
Associate Professor
Prof. Chithambar Gupta V, Associate Professor, School of Management Studies, REVA University, holds a Masters Degree in "Management" from the "Indian Institute of Science" (IISc), Bangalore and B Tech degree in "Civil Engineering" from JNTU, Hyderabad. He has 16 years of work experience with 6 years of Industry experience and 10 years of teaching experience. Prof. Gupta has been teaching various MBA subjects like Strategic Management, Business Research Methods, Marketing Management, Services Marketing, Consumer Behaviour, Integrated Marketing Communication, Retail Management, Management Information Systems and Entrepreneurship Development. He is a member of 'Board of Studies' for REVA University. He has organized several 'Management Fests', Workshops, Seminars and FDP programs for the benefit of the student and faculty community. He has won various awards and accolades for his work and also published papers in several Management Journals and Conferences. He is pursuing research in the area of 'Franchising and Retailing' and is in the final stages of submitting his Ph D Thesis.
Assistant Professor
Mr. Anshu Abhishek is an Assistant Professor in the School of Management Studies, REVA University. He is an alumnus of IIM Indore. His qualifications include M Sc; 'O' Level from DOEACC Society, DIM, PGDM, PGDFM, MBA, FDP ( IIM Indore), UGC NET and is presently pursuing Ph D in Financial Management from Patna University, Patna. Previously, he worked as Assistant Professor for Six years in different colleges of Bangalore and Delhi region such as Windsor Institute of Management Studies Bangalore and Gopalan College of Engineering and Management, Bangalore. He had worked in Media house as Business News Analyst for two years. He published 2 International Papers and attended numerous national and International Conferences. His interest area of teaching and research is Capital Structure, Valuation of the firm, Investment and financial services.
Anshu Rani
Assistant Professor
Prof. Anshu Rani is Assistant professor in School of Commerce and management. Anshu Rani holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from University of Pune. Her specialization is in Marketing and Human resource management. She has 8 years of teaching experience in various subjects like Marketing Management, Advertising, Branding, Retail Management, and e-marketing. She has been actively involved in Research work on Internet marketing, Advertisement and Word of mouth marketing. Currently she is pursuing her Doctoral from Visvesvaraya Technological University.
Ms.Geetha S.R
Assistant Professor
Ms.Geetha S.R., Assistant Professor, School of Management Studies, holds M.Com degree and BBM degree from Bangalore University. She has received Dr. Jayathirtha Memorial Endownment Prize and MLACW trust prize for securing highest marks in BBM from Maharani Lakshmi Ammanni College for Women, Bangalore and Topper award (M.Com) from Reva Institute of Science and Management. Her research interest are in the areas of accounting and finance.
Prof. Manjunath V S,
Assistant Professor
Prof. Manjunath V S, Assistant Professor in School of Management, holds a full time Masters Degree in Business Administration (Marketing) from Kuvempu University and currently pursuing PhD., in Consumer Behaviour at MS University, Tirunelveli. He has worked with reputed organizations like ICICI & Reliance in managerial positions for about 8 years. He has got recognition and awards while working with both ICICI & Reliance. He has also got 6 years of teaching experience. He has been recognized as 'The best teacher' at Presidency College Bengaluru for the year 2010 – 11. He has attended several conferences, workshops, FDPs, MDPs and other value added training programs.
Assistant Professor
Prof. Nagendra S.M, Assistant Professor, School of Commerce, REVA University, and alumnus of REVA Group of Educational Institution. He holds M.Com and MBA degrees and has qualified UGC – NET. His primary areas of interest are Marketing and Entrepreneurship. He is one of the top 5 finalists among 1100 participants from the country in the National level event "Chanakaya", conducted by MMA (Madras Management Association) during 2010, for the selection of Best Management Student of the year. He was selected as one of the delegates for the G20 Summit India Dialogue Series. He has also won Best Paper award at National Level Paper presentations. He has five years of teaching experience
Assistant Professor
Mr. Naveenkumar. P Assistant Professor, School of Commerce, REVA University. He holds MBA from Bangalore University and M.com from Bharathiar University. He served as faculty in KristuJayanthi College. He has 6 years of teaching experience in UG programs handling various practical and Theory subjects. He has attended & presented papers in various National Seminars.
Assistant Professor
Prof. Nitu Ghosh, Assistant Professor in the School of Management Studies, REVA University, is a dynamic instructor and thought – leader. She is an alumnus of Alliance Business School, Bangalore with a degree in M.B.A. with HR specialization, P.G.D.M., B.Ed , UGC-NET and is pursuing Ph D in REVA University, Bangalore in the field of Organization Behavior and Management. She has an industry experience of 4 years and teaching experience of over 6 years. Having presented more than 18 papers in International and National conferences, she has successfully presented 2 research papers in International Conferences in IIM, Bangalore and presented as well as published a research paper on Emotional Intelligence and Learning Organizations in IIM, Kozikhode. One of her papers on "Emotional Intelligence and entrepreneurship development has been appreciated and published in the South Asian Journal of Management. She has 11 research publications in international journals and conference publications. Besides, she has actively participated in more than 8 Faculty Development Programmes and Workshops. Presently, she is also a trainer and consultant in career management, personality and soft skills development. Her areas of interest in teaching and research lies in the field of Organization Behavior, Human Resources Management, Entrepreneurship, Competency Development, International Business and Strategic Management.
Prof.Priyanka R Rao
Assistant Professor
Prof.Priyanka R Rao, Assistant Professor, School of management studies, REVA University. She holds MBA degree in Finance from Siddaganaga Institute of Technology( Department of Management studies and Research Centre), Tumkur. She has qualified UGC – NET(2012). Her primary areas of interest are Finance and General Management. She is the topper of the MBA batch 2010-12 and have been awarded with 2 Gold Medals for academic excellence. She has won first place -General Championship trophy at foresight-2012, a state level seminar on "Union Budget Analysis-2012" held at VHIMS- JSS, Dharwad. Prior to joining academics she worked for Thomson Reuters Internaional Pvt. Ltd for 2.5 Years as Finance Analyst. She has participated in varoius Inter-collegate state and National level competitions and Management fests, also attended various national seminars, Faculty development programs and presented paper on M-Payements – A case study on PAYTM.
Assistant Professor
Sandhya Rani Assistant Professor in the School of Management Studies, REVA University. She has completed MBA in HR Stream from VTU, Bangalore, worked as an Intern in IBM India Pvt Ltd from January 2013 to February 2013. She also worked as Recruitment Coordinator in IBM India Pvt Ltd from March 2013 to July 2013 supporting UK & Ireland Geos.
Prof. H.N. Shylaja
Assistant Professor
Prof. H.N. Shylaja, a Post graduate with an MBA from Mysore University, has specialized in Finance. Is working in REVA since 9 years and has involved herself in various other activities along with the teaching. Having registered for PhD from the VTU in the year 2011, currently is in the completion of the thesis. Also she has about 2 years of industry experience as HR Executive. In her stay in REVA has handled multiple subjects like Financial Management, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management, Strategic Management, International Financial Management, Advanced Financial Management, Business Communications, Business Environment, Business Government and Society to quote a few. Currently pursuing her PhD from the renowned Visvesvaraya Technological University, her interest lies in the area of Economics and Banking. Prof. Shylaja has published two articles in International Journals and presented about 15 papers in national and International Conferences. She is also working in the capacity of the Coordinator, Cultural Committee of REVA University. Along with the academic works, she is also responsible for coordinating, organizing and conducting different functions at both the departmental and the University level.
Assistant Professor & International Student Coordinator
Mr. Sudhakara M R, Assistant Professor in the School of Management Studies in REVA University. Has 3 years of academic experience. He holds M Com degree with Accounting & Taxation specialization from Department of Studies in Commerce, Davangere University, Davangere. He is a young enthusiastic teacher having skills to handle the International Students' Affairs in a multicultural educational setup. As an accounting and taxation teacher he is well versed with Tally ERP 9.0. He has published several papers and participated in conferences.