Dr. SK Prasad is a Post Graduate in Business Administration (MBA) and holds a Doctorate in Management discipline. Dr. Prasad has over 32 years of teaching, research and administrative experience .of which close to 20 years in the roles of Principal/Dean/Director in reputed institutions and new generation private universities in South India. Dr. Prasad worked as Distinguished Professor and Chief Mentor at GITAM University, Bengaluru Campus.
He published over 30 articles, four books- Management of Small Scale Industries, Strategic HRM, Talent Management and Contemporary HRM.He has guided over 350 MBA Project Reports, 12 M. Phil theses and guided 06 doctoral scholars in the areas of Marketing, HR and Entrepreneurship in reputed universities in India.
Dr. Prasad served as Chairman, Board of Examiners Visvesvaraya Technological University and served as Academic Council Member of Bangalore University, Board of Studies Member/Governing Body Member at various reputed Universities/Institutes in South India.
Dr. Prasad has been nominated to the Board of Governors, Board of Apprenticeship Training Southern Region- An Autonomous Body of Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. He is member Skill Committee Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Southern Region 2015-17.
Dr. Prasad has been a Life Member of ISTD since 1988 and Served as Secretary and Treasurer at ISTD Visakhapatnam Chapter during 1990-93 and actively associated with establishing new chapters in Andhra Pradesh and Orissa. Dr. Prasad had also associated actively with ISTD Bangalore Chapter and served as National Council member for two years.
Developed a special interest in augmenting teaching- learning effectiveness in management education. The work of Leveraging MOOCs with main stream management education programs and enabled MBA students to complete more than 1000 online certifications in a span of 18 months at two different reputed management institutes in Bangalore has received wider acclaim and an Award was presented at Indian Management Conclave held at Indian School of Business in 2015.
He is also life member of Indian Society for Technical Education. Indian Institution of Production Engineers has conferred Fellowship to Dr. Prasad in recognition of his contribution to Technical Education and Management Education in particular. Dr. Prasad is also the Founding Member of Indian Technology Congress Association. ITCA conferred Founding Fellowship to Dr. Prasad in 2018 recognizing his contribution to entrepreneurship education.
Dr. SK Prasad has been conferred Exemplary Learning Professional Award 2018 by Indian Society for Training and Development, Bangalore Chapter for his contribution in the area of Management Education and Training for over three decades and recognizing his services to ISTD since 1988.
Dr. SK Prasad is passionate about online education and launching an initiative – Learning Unlimited - a dedicated website to provide access to several online courses free. During the last 5 years he had enabled students in various institutions to complete more than 5000 certifications.
Topics of Expertise: Entrepreneurship, Small Business
Type of Students Taught: Undergraduate, Graduate
Willing to Travel: Yes
Primary Language of Teaching: English
Years In-Person Teaching Experience: 34
Years Online Teaching Experience: 1
Do you Prefer to Teach Only Online? No
Are you Research Active? Yes