Abhilash G Nambudiri - Assistant Professor

Email-ID : abhilash@rajagiri.edu

Abhilash is an Agricultural Engineer with Post Graduation in Agri-Business Management from IIM Ahmedabad. He brings along his more than 10 years experience of Managing and leading corporate as well as Not-for-Profit entities to his teaching at Rajagiri. He worked in corporate sector with Spencers Retail as Head of Merchandising for South India Region. Abhilash is also a First generation Entrepreneur who started Kirin Knowledge Consulting, a consulting organization catering to Indian Higher Education industry in creating a better knowledge delivery mechanism through better teaching curriculum. He has been involved in the Academic improvement initiatives of 2 premier educational institutions in Pune (MIT-School of Telecom Management & SCMLD). In the year 2012 he exited Kirin at 10X returns. He has also held Consultant role in designing affordable housing program strategy for Ashoka – Housing For All Initiative. He also has served the education sector as visiting faculty at prestigious institutions like Symbiosis, & FLAME.

Education

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Agri Business Management (PGDABM) from Indian Institute of Management , Ahmedabad (IIM-A) (2004 – 2006)
  • Kerala Agricultural University, Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering (1996 to 2001)

International Teaching Experience

Delivered a full block course on ”Social Entrepreneruship – Focus on India” at Katholic University of Ingolstadt’s WFi School of Management in winter - 2015.

Awards and Achievements

  • Recepient of DAAD Scholarship from German Academic Exchange Service (2015) for Treaching a full course on ”Social Entrepreneruship – Focus on India” as a visiting scholar at WFi School of Management Ingolstadt, Germany.
  • Awarded a UGC minor research project worth INR 1,00,000 to undertake primary research on migrant labourers of Kerala.
 

Publications

Journal Publications

1.     Low-income Housing: A Perspective on India's Urban Poor”, The International Journal of Social Sustainability in Economic, Social and Cultural Context, Volume 11, Issue 3, September 2015, pp.13-28.

2.     Spatiotemporal study of inwards migration of low and unskilled workers to Kerala and its effects on social and physical infrastructure, The International Journal for Sustainability Policy and practice (Forthcoming, 2018)

3.     ‘Success and Failure of Social Projects’ – A Comprehensive Review Through the Prism of Social Capital, The International Journal for Sustainability Policy and practice(Forthcoming)

Conference Proceedings

1.     Weather Derivates and its Application in Agriculture Insurance, National Conference on New Paradigms in Business and Management, School of Management Studies, CUSAT, Kochi, India (April 2017)

2.     Indian Super League and it’s Impact on Perception of Kochi Residents, Vaidakthya - National Conference on Recent Trends in E-Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Naipunya Busines School, Thrissur, India (May 2017)

Case studies

1.     S-Mart: How to get Pricing Right?, Case Centre collection, (Formerly known as European Case Clearing House) 315-217-1

2.     Zegema Retail: Space Planning, ET Cases, OM-1-0044

3.     Stock Planning Of Specialty Goods At Zegema Retail, SAGE Bussiness Cases. (http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526430892)

4.     Building a long-term relationship KCR Retail’s Loyalty Program, SAGE Business Cases (Forthcoming, 2019)

5.     Outsourcing dilemma and after-effects at Grand Insurance Company, SAGE Business Cases (Forthcoming, 2019)

Teaching Notes

1.     S-Mart: How to get Pricing Right, Case Centre collection, (Formerly known as European Case Clearing House) 315-217-8

2.     Zegema Retail: Space Planning, ET Cases, OM-1-0044A

3.     Stock Planning Of Specialty Goods At Zegema Retail, SAGE Business Cases

4.     Building a long-term relationship KCR Retail’s Loyalty Program, SAGE Business Cases (Forthcoming, 2019)

5.     Outsourcing dilemma and after-effects at Grand Insurance Company, SAGE Business Cases (Forthcoming, 2019)

Conferences

1.      The Sustainability Conference - Copenhagen, Denmark. Common Ground Publishing (Jan 2015)

2.      Global Summit of Management Cases, IIM-Raipur (Dec 2014)

3.      National Conference on New Paradigms in Business and Management, School of Management Studies, CUSAT, Kochi, India (April 2017)

4.    Vaidakthya - National Conference on Recent Trends in E-Business: Opportunities and Challenges, Naipunya Busines School, Thrissur, India (May 2017)    

 
 

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