Ph.D. Washington I University, U.S.A, 2004 Grade A, M.Phil in Environmental Economics First Class Madras University1998 Masters degree in Sociology I Class, (1996) Economics First Class (1994) From Annamalai University, and a Fellowship in Advanced Marketing (FAM) from International Institute of Advanced Marketing (Pune) 1994, MBA University of Calicut (First Class and First Rank Holder) 1977; B.Sc, Victoria College, Palakkad, Kerala.1974
Dr Chandrasekhar took Superannuation from Manipal University ( Aug 2015) working as Director- Institute of Customer Experience Management based at Bangalore. Previously-Professor Johnsons School of Business Coimbatore after leaving as -Professor- Head of the EMBA Program in S.P.Jain Center of Management Knowledge Village Dubai/Singapore in charge of recruitment, selection, admission and anchoring the program for GMBA/EMBA.
1977 to1986 M/s. Sarabhai Chemicals, a leader in India for Healthcare, in their Operation Research Group.1986 to 1993 B.Braun AG, a German based company dealing in medical disposables based at Bangalore, India. He handled marketing, in both the field and the analytical side, covering 4 states in India. Worked in Germany, Tai, Singapore, Malaysia and certain African countries.1993 to 1998 he moved to consultancy in India and abroad and worked as Freelance Management Consultant doing Marketing Research for Hospital Management related areas.1997 onwards and worked as Head-Research and Development in ETA Ascon group (Gulf National) and Ahalia Medical Group besides teaching in various International Universities as adjunct faculty and settled down with M/s. SP Jain Dubai/Singapore campus from 2001. Total experience 38 years (22 years with Industry worked in 6 countries and 16 years in academics associated with Indian and International Universities)
Training & Consultancy-Conducted training programs for the following:
M/s. Al Ghurair University Dubai in Marketing/HRD.M/s. British Council Dubai in Strategic Management for Hull University/ Strathclyde University.M/s. ADMA OPCO in their offshore center on General/Human Resource Management. M/s. ETA Power Division Abu Dhabi for their Executives on Motivation. M/s. EMARAT in their HRD division on motivation/job analysis-All in UAE. Conducted MDPs at KMCH, KG, Ramakrishna Hospitals in Coimbatore, Apollo, Fortis in Chennai and Bangalore Manipal and Narayana Hrudhayala in Bangalore, MIMS, KIMS in Kerala besides conducting various behavioral related programs at Ahalia Hospitals Palakkad.
Further Academic Visibility: Book and Journal Reviewing, External Examining etc:
Reviewed Marketing, Business-to-Business Marketing and Services Management textbook proposals for Pearson Education and Sage.(10) Reviewed papers for the International Journal of Medical Marketing, Total Quality Management, Industrial Marketing Management, the British Journal of Management, and the Academy of Marketing (6). 2002 Invited Guest Editor for Total Quality Management & Business Excellence: Published 5 international papers and attended 13 regional papers. Currently External Examine for a number of post graduate/undergraduate programmes for Indian and International Universities
Teaching, course preparation and assessment, subjects and levels of courses taught:
MBA Courses- International Business law for Masters in Business Administration, Executive MBA, Research Methodology Services Marketing, Distribution Management, Economics and the like besides guiding projects. Extremely familiar with NAAC/NBA accreditation processes.
University First Rank Holder in PGDBA (Equ) MBA specialized in Marketing from University of Calicut, Kerala -Distinguished Professor Award from S.P. Jain Centre of Management Dubai/Singapore.