Faculty members at FBS have experience of working with business, government, NGOs and regulatory bodies. They form an eclectic mix in terms of academic expertise and professional experience. They collectively bring in methodological mastery, intellectual rigor, business perspectives and practical experience into the educational process. Management experts and Professionals engage classes in specialized subjects.
Dr. A J Joshua- Director
Dr. A J Joshua is a multifaceted academic with an ardent interest in the overall development of students and the domain of management education. He possesses 28 years of excellent experience in academics and industry with relevant knowledge and competency in teaching, research and management practice. He possesses proven track record in academics with awards and accolades received from various institutions including ‘Best Teacher Award’ from Federal Institute of Science and Technology in the year 2019 and A++ performance rating from Manipal Institute of Management, Manipal University where he was employed earlier. External evaluator for PhD open defense & viva voce, Manipal University and PhD examiner for Bharathidasan University Thiruchirapalli, Jain University, Bangalore and Srinivas University,Manguluru his research abilities stands well acknowledged. He is also a recognised research guide who been guiding Ph.D scholars and has also produced Ph.Ds for Bharathiar University,Coimbatore. On several occasions he had been invited as guest speaker, session chair and resource person for programmes in prestigious institutions and B- schools including Manipal University, Maharajas College, Ernakulam and so on. He had published several articles in reputed national and international journals which were impactful as proven by their high number of citations. He received his Doctorate in Management from Cochin University of Science and Technology. Prior to his present assignment he was teaching in Manipal Institute of Management, Manipal for about 12 years. He has done his MBA from Pondicherry University and B-Tech from T K M college of Engineering. His areas of research and teaching interests are Services Operations, Retailing, Consumer Behavior and Cross Cultural Management.
Dr.Anoo Anna Anthony -Associate Professor
With a varied experience of teaching Management subjects at the Bachelor’s and Masters’ level across a number of reputed B-schools Dr Anoo Anthony is more of a generalist, teaching core papers like Research Methodology and Business Analytics to management students in their formative semesters and with proven expertise across operations elective courses. She started her full time teaching career at Dr John Matthai Center as Faculty for the MBA program run by Calicut University. Leaving full time employment to do full time research at School of Management Studies, Cochin University led to a PhD in three years. Her Doctoral work translated into a Palgrave Macmillan (now Springer Nature) hardbound book titled ‘SMEs in Indian Textiles: The Impact of Globalization in a Developing Market’ that has 700+ chapter downloads, to date. Dr Anoo Anthony also conceptualised, developed and formally instituted the only ISSN numbered Print Journal of FISAT titled FORUM: South Asian Perspectives on Management and Social Sciences with six print issues till date. She is part of the College Newsletter- Impetus Editorial Board and former Editor, departmental newsletter- Forum. With a post- doctoral teaching experience of nine years and success rates of 90 percent and more for subjects taught, she has been able to provide management aspirants at FBS deeper perspectives. Her research interests include mixed method research and grounded theory.
Dr. Dhanya Alex -Associate Professor
A top-ranking student throughout her academics, Dr. Dhanya Alex has 17 years of post-graduate teaching experience. Before joining FISAT Business School as Associate Professor, she was a faculty in Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies, Kochi and Christ University (erstwhile Christ College) Bangalore. A certified Data Scientist from ICT Academy, Govt. of Kerala, she possesses post-graduation in Management and Commerce and has completed PhD from Cochin University of Science and Technology. A participant of Teaching Summer School in Finance and Accounting conducted by IIM Calcutta, she has presented research papers in various national and international conferences and published several articles in refereed national and international journals. She has been a Visiting International Scholar at Western Michigan University, USA and Nazareth College, Rochester, New York, USA. She is also a member of Board of Studies of various autonomous colleges and trainer for courses offered by National Stock Exchange of India Ltd.
Dr.Jose Varghese -Associate Professor
Currently working as an Associate Professor with Federal institute of Science & Technology, he holds a PhD from Cochin University of Science and Technology. He is a post-graduate in Business Administration and Psychology and teaches in the domain of marketing. He has published and presented papers in Marketing, Relationship management and Sales Management in national and international journals and conferences. He has got 18 years of Teaching and Industrial experience and has completed his FDP in management studies from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad in 2008. His research interests include brand management, Sales performance, Relationship management, Consumer behavior, Marketing research and Customer Analytics. He is actively involved in training and consultancy and has undertaken various trainings, consultancy and research projects. He has been a Visiting International Scholar at the Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, USA and Assumption University, Thailand.
Dr. Sindhu George-Assistant Professor (Senior Grade)
Dr.Sindhu George has over five years of experience in academics in various B-Schools in Kerala. She is an active member of CEDEM at FBS. Prior to her academic career she was with Geojith Financial Services in operations .Her areas of interest include micro economics, advertising and sales promotion. She is a NET(UGC) qualified management teacher and has been awarded PhD by the Cochin University of Science and Technology for her doctoral thesis titled “STUDY ON THE PERCEPTION AND BEHAVIOUR OF RETAIL INVESTORS TOWARDS MUTUAL FUND INVESTMENT-A STUDY AMONG MUTUAL FUND INVESTORS IN COCHIN.. She has attended various national seminars & presented papers at the national level.
Mr. Prashanth P John-Assistant Professor (Senior Grade)
Mr.Prashanth P John is a post graduate in Management, Psychology and Personnel management and has several years of experience in academics & industry .He is a UGC-NET qualified management academician in Management & Human Resources Management . He served in various capacities as Administrative Officer & Territory Manager in various organizations of National repute before moving into academics .He is a management academician having over eight years of experience in various B-schools. His teaching interest are in Organizational Behavior , Strategic Management and Research Methodology and has research interest in Online Marketing , Gamification & Case Teaching .He has conducted several studies with regard to Kudumbashree projects and has published several articles & cases studies in this regard .. He has attended various national & International seminars & presented papers at the national level.
Mr.Praveen V.- Assistant Professor (Senior Grade)
Mr. Praveen V is currently working as Assistant Professor , Systems Area at FISAT Business School. He has fourteen years of teaching experience at FISAT. He has done B.E from Anna University, Chennai and MBA from Kerala University with dual Specialization in Systems and HR. Presently he is pursuing his doctoral research at Bharathiar University. He is currently holding the position of IEEE Student Branch Counselor at FISAT. He has been selected for various positions in IEEE Kerala Section for the past years. He has experience in organizing various National and International Level Conference. He has got “DALE CARNEGIE” International Certification for Teaching. Prior to working in FISAT, He has worked with “Coretech Infosys Ltd.” Trivandrum.
Ms.Biji.U.Nair-Assistant professor(Special Grade)
Ms Biji U Nair is a NET (UGC) qualified management teacher and has done her B.Tech from NIT (Calicut) and MBA from Cochin University of Science and Technology. She has been with FISAT for the past nine years . Prior to joining FISAT, she was working in HDFC Bank and has 9 years of experience in banking industry. She was Manager Operations and has also worked in credit analysis and forex divisions. Her areas of interests are Operations and Marketing.
Mr. Prasanth Viswanathan -Assistant Professor
Mr. Prasanth is an MBA graduate from Cochin University of Science & Technology. He is UGC NET Qualified in Management and currently pursuing his Ph.D. He has 8 years of experience in industry and academia. He is a green and black belt certified in Six Sigma from RABQSA (Australia). He is also a Google and Microsoft Certified Educator. His areas of interest include Digital Marketing, Branding, Web Analytics, Marketing Automation etc. He has organized various national level seminars and workshops during his academic tenure. He has designed a unique program for management students called “Build in 60 Minutes” for enhancing their managerial technical competence.
Ms. Amala Mary -Assistant Professor
Mrs. Amala Mary is currently working as Assistant Professor (HRM) at FISAT Business School. Prior to joining FISAT, Amala worked for MaxVal IP Services, as Senior HR Executive and has also worked with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as Systems Engineer, during which she was the star performer. A top ranking student from Karunya University in MBA (HR & Operations), she is also a FISAT engineering alumni. Her research interests are HR Analytics and Performance Management.
Ms. Merin Thomas -Assistant Professor
Ms. Merin Thomas, a Post graduate degree holder in Management from Rajagiri Business School is currently working as Assistant Professor at FISAT Business School. Prior to joining FISAT, she has worked for The South Indian Bank Ltd.as probationary officer and with Toc H Institute of Science and Technology as Assistant Professor . She has 7 years of experience encompassing academic and industry. Her research interests are equity valuation and financial derivatives.
Dr. Nitha Unnikrishnan C -Assistant Professor
Dr. Nitha Unnikrishnan C. is an Assistant professor at FISAT Business School. She has more than 8 years of teaching and 2.5 years of Industrial exposure. Before joining to FISAT, she was working as an Assistant Professor at various B Schools in Kerala. Her academic credentials include Ph. D in Management from Bharathiar University, Masters in Business Administration and Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management. She has completed an FDP in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Calicut. She teaches core and elective courses in the MBA program in FISAT Business School. She has published in various journals of national and international repute. Her research interests include Change Management, and Leadership.
Support & Visiting Faculty
- Mr. Abraham George, HR Trainer.
- Prof. Sebastian Tharakan, Faculty IIM-Calicut.
- Adv. Jayaprakash, Guest Lecturer.
- Fr. Kuriakose Mampilly, Director, Sevashram and a successful Social Entrepreneur.
- Mr. C.J. George , M.D, Geojit BNP Paribas
- Mr. P.J. Mathew , Professional Development Advisor, CILT, UAE
- Dr. P. Rameshan, Professor, Former acting Director, Indian Institute of Management, Calicut.
- Mr. M.S. A. Kumar, Managing Director, AVT Natural Products.
- Dr. K. Kalyanaraman, (Formerly of Kerala University) Industrial Consultant, Chennai.
- Mr. Vijay Narayan Govind, Varma & Varma Associates.
- Mr. Manu Jose – Actor, Trainer.
- Mr. T.G Paul, Chief Manager, Federal Bank STC, Staff College.
- Ms. Viny Abraham, Senior Manager, Federal Bank STC.
- Mr. Benny Paul, Assistant Vice President, Axis Bank
- Mr. Rajesh Rajah, Management Consultant
- Mr. Tom P Roy, Chief Manager, Federal Bank STC.
- Mrs. Usha Mary Mathen, Senior Manager, Federal Bank STC.
- Dr. PV Shihad, CEO-Takashi Waltar Advertising
- Mr. Jithin Nedumala- Founder-MAD