Dr S Rakesh Kumar

Dr S Rakesh Kumar

Dr. S. Rakesh Kumar, Associate Professor In Charge

Dr. Rakesh Kumar (PhD, University of Kerala) is a Senior Assistant Professor, having more than one dacade of experience  in Marketing and Systems with Kerala Institute of Co operative Management (KICMA B-school) governed by State Co-operative Union (SCU), Govt of Kerala.

Before joining KICMA B-school he was the Territory Sales Manager for the National Daily Newspaper, The New Indian Express.  

His research is focused on Corporate Social Responsibility Practices followed by the Media houses in Kerala.  He has published both international and national  articles on Social Responsibility and allied areas in various reputed academic journals.

Dr Rakesh Kumar is the Chief Program Co ordinator for Valavetti Tribal School Social Initiative Project from 2010 onwards.He successfully organised the Financial Literacy program in tribal settlement of Valavetti, Kottoor in the year 2017.

He is presently working as the Academic Committee member to Bachelor of Business Adminstration Program of  First Open University in the State , Sreenaraya Open University, Kollam.

He is the Chief Superintendent of University Examination and as a Placement Officer , successfully organised many placement drives for Management students of KICMA B-school.

He has also co-authored a widely used Management  textbook in Analytics titled, Business Analytics: An Introduction, which is included as one of the reference texts for the MBA students in University of Kerala. Honorable Arif Mohammad Khan Governor of Kerala released his second book on “Online Teaching in Higher Education”  in March 2021.  

He has consulted for many leading Co- operative banks  including , Trichur District Co operative Bank (TDCB) ,Primary Cooperative Agricultural and Rural Development Bank, Neyyattinkara and Modernization of Co operative training centres under State Co operative Union, Govt of Kerala among others. 

He is currently Editor of KICMA Reach Journal . His academic honors include National Institute of Personal Management (NIPM) Outstanding Management Faculty  Award (2020) and Faculty Partner to State Council for Open and Lifelong Education (SCOLE) . In addition, he is the Centre Co-ordinator for National Urban Livelihood Mission ( NULM),a Central Government Social Initiative Project at KICMA B-school.He received many awards and recognition for his contribution to the management education and Social Initiatives throughout his career.

He is the Faculty in Charge of Students Chapters of Trivandrum Management Association (TMA) and National Institute of Personal Management ( NIPM).

His additional responsibilities includes , Faculty Co ordinator of Induction training, Internship and Industrial Visits.  Dr Rakesh Kumar is playing the roles of  Faculty in charge of MBA admission and Boys Hostel.