Rosemary Varghese - Assistant Chairman, Post Graduate Programmes

Email-ID : rosemary@rajagiri.edu

A Doctorate in Business Communication, she has completed a six month Certificate Programme in Management Perspectives from IIM Calcutta. She has also been a Visiting Scholar at Western Michigan University.  She has 16 years of teaching experience at the MBA level and her core areas are Business Communication and Business Ethics. She also imparts training to students for IELTS, TOEFL and GMAT exams. She has given several training programmes in Communication for corporate clients from India and abroad. Her research interests are in the area of business communication for management students. She has presented papers at national and international conferences and has published articles in recognized journals. She has also recently published a book entitled ‘From receptive knowledge to productive proficiency’.

Educational Qualification

M.A, Ph. D
 

Work Experience (Teaching / Industry / Research)

International programme for   Development of Management  Perspectives (IPDMP-1)IIM Calcutta  June to Dec 2004 
International Scholar at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, and Nazareth College, Rochester, U.S. Six weeks)2008
 

Area of Interest (Teaching / Research)

 Was part of the three-member team that carried out a project for Kerala State IT Mission to create a human resource pool of 1000 employable graduates from in and around Kochi for the IT companies in Infopark in 2003.
 
 

Training / Research Projects / Consultancy / MDP conducted

Trainings Conducted
 
·  Designed the Business Communication module and carried out the training for senior managers from NEC Japan  2007/2008
 
·  Trained newly recruited lecturers in RSET in ‘Classroom Communication’
 
·  Trained HP dealers in ‘Change Communication’
 
·  Trained HR Personnel in ‘Telephonic Interview Skills’
 
·  Trained Heads of Polytechnics in improving quality of educational programmes
 
·  Trained students in the International MBA programme (RISER) for IELTS/TOEFL examinations
 
·  Conducted regular training classes/workshops for business students in presentation, interview skills, resume writing and cross cultural communication
 
·  Conducted training classes for MAT(English) and English proficiency as part of the social work programme of Rajagiri
 
·  Faculty coordinator for International Communication Skills Workshop for Sojo University Students. 2012 & 2013
 

Research Project (2003)

·  Was part of the three-member team that carried out a project for Kerala State IT Mission to create a human resource pool of 1000 employable graduates from in and around Kochi for the IT companies in Infopark.
 
 
Publication ( Book / Article / Case ) / Paper Presentations
Paper presentations in International conference / proceeding:
 
·  ‘International conference on Management  Communication: Trends and Strategies    Dec 2006  Asia Pacific ABC Conference  IIM Ahmedabad
 
·  International Conference on Multi modality, Multilingualism, Multiliteracies : New pedagogies for New Times ? Jan 2011  St Teresa’s College Kochi
 
·  International Conference of ‘Bounds of Ethics in  Globalized World’ on 2014 at Christ University Bangalore.
 
 
Books
 
·  "From receptive knowledge  to  productive proficiency" ISBN 978-3-639-66452-2,  published by Scholars' Press, Germany 2014
 
 
 
Journal articles
 
·  ‘The new dimensions of employability: a focus on Kerala’    New frontiers in Education Vol34,( 4)  2004
 
·  ‘Communication Ability: Does the b-school graduate match corporate expectations?’    Management Communication: Trends and Strategies Tata Mcgraw Hill 2007
 
·  An integrated teaching model to develop English Proficiency of ESL management students   The Southeast Asian Journal of English Language Studies-Vol 18(2)   2012
 
·  A study on evaluating the effectiveness of tutorial programme in Quantitative Techniques in the international journal of Research in Computer Application and Management (IJRCM) , ISSN 2231-1009, Vol No.3 issue No. 08  2013
 
 
 
 

Training Attended / Seminar / Workshop / Refresher

Trainings attended
 
·  Six-week training at Western Michigan University and Nazerath College Rochester, U.S. as an International Scholar 2008
 
·  Certified Business English Certificate (BEC) examination ‘Train the  trainer’ programme by the  British Council. 2003
 
·  Training in marketing, communication and negotiation skills conducted by CII 2003
 
·  Training in Business Communication (MDP) conducted by Amrita School of Management Coimbatore 2003
 
·  Workshop on Institution Building at IIT Institute  of Management New Delhi Jan 12-15, 2012
 
Conferences attended
 
·  National Conference on ‘Information Security in Banking’ RCBS 2006
 
·  International Conference in English Language pedagogy and change St Teresa’s College 2009
 
·  International Conference on Agricultural and Environmental concerns- The Role of Education Knowledge Xchange TamilNadu 2011
 
·  24th IFCU General Assembly on Teaching and Learning in a Catholic University Sau Paulo Brazil   July 2012
 
·  SHRM conference in Delhi from September 19-20, 2013

Professional Membership / Certification

• Convenor of the National Conference on Communication 2009
• Coordinator of the Communication Workshop on ‘Needs based communication courses and learner centred methodologies-2009’ in collaboration with IIM Ahmedabad 
• Member of Complaint Redressal Committee for Sexual Harrassment at Symega Savoury Technologies Ltd