Professor & Head
Prof.Shanmugam is an academician with more than three decades of teaching and research experience. Besides, he also had an industry exposure for nearly two years as consultant for a Malaysian company and as business development manager with the same company when it started its overseas venture in India. Beginning his teaching career in a higher secondary school at Chennai, he quickly moved to College Teaching where he taught diverse courses in Commerce including Accounting and Corporate Finance. Immediately after completing his Ph.D with finance specialization, he had two short term teaching assignments; one in UAE and the other in Papua New Guinea.Later, he joined in a boutique university in Malaysia where he taught several quantitative courses finance and accounting courses for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in business administration. Meanwhile, he also successfully carried out academic administrative assignments at the Malaysian university for nearly seven years. As programme manager for the undergraduate programme in taxation, he undertook several activities including curriculum review. In the position of deputy dean for two years, besides serving in university committees, he contributed significantly for the industry-institute partnership, international collaborations,and for the accreditation of seven programmes by the regulatory bodies. On the research front, he undertook a few funded research projects, presented a number of papers in national and international conferences, published several research articles and case studies in reputed journals. He supervised a number of projects at master level and Ph.D and served as examiner for Ph.D. thesis evaluations. He also reviewed training modules in finance and banking for the Institute of Bankers, Malaysia and modules in accounting and reporting for the Wawasan Open University, Malaysia. He received an award as the ‘Best Professor in Accountancy’ (2015)’ from the Golden Globe Tiger Summit, an NGO from India (goldenglobetigers.org/).
Department of Management Studies
B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science & Technology,
GST Road, Vandalur,
Chennai – 600 048. India
Tel : +91 (44) 2275 1347 /48 / 50 Ext: 211