Vandana Madhavkumar, Dr. Ms. MBA, MPhil, PhD
Dr.Vandana Madhavkumar has over 16 years of professional experience in industry and academia.
A UGC-NET qualified faculty in management, Vandana has an MBA, MPhil and PhD in Management and is an alumna of IIM Ahmedabad (FDP – 2010). She is a recognised PhD Research Supervisor of Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.
Vandana’s areas of interest and expertise are in Human Resource Management, Learning and Development, Environmental Management and Business Communication. Vandana has participated in many seminars, conferences and workshops and published papers in reputed journals and written cases. One of the cases she co-authored has been registered with the Case Centre, UK. She has completed research projects funded by UGC and ICSSR.
She is an accomplished teacher and has won national recognition for her contribution to the academia. GRG Trust awarded her the ‘Best Faculty Award’ in March 2017 for her contribution to the institute. Vandana has been awarded the gold medal at the ‘J.L. Batra Best Research Paper Award’ by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) in August 2014. She is also the recipient of the ‘Best Paper award in HR’ at the Conference on ‘Emerging Trends in Business’ organized by Christ University, Bengaluru in December 2013.
Vandana believes in developing strong relationship with the industry and is currently the Industry Relations Coordinator of GRGSMS. She has done consulting assignments for a few companies in Coimbatore. Vandana also handles the additional role of programme administrator at GRG Centre for Advanced Studies (GRGCAS), an institute part of GRG Trust that organizes learning and development programmes in management for working professionals. She has designed, developed and conducted numerous Management Development Programmes and Executive Development Programmes in HR, Business Communication and Team Working for working professionals of notable companies in and around Coimbatore.
Vandana has also handled many sessions on ‘Communication Skills’ for faculty members, and is regularly invited as a speaker by professional bodies.
She is a management committee member of Coimbatore Management Association (CMA), executive committee member of National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM) and an active member of CII’s Indian Women Network (IWN).
Contact her at [email protected]