Dr. V. Raman Nair, Advisor to the board and Technical consultant at Global Institute of Integral Management Studies was earlier Group Director, SCMS group of Educational Institutions, Kochi, in charge of Research, Consultancy and Training & Development. He joined SCMS as Professor of banking and finance and also headed the department of Marketing. A versatile personality, he has vast experience as a practicing manager, teacher, trainer and research scholar. He was with The State Bank of India for 27 years in various managerial positions and as faculty in staff learning and development centres of State Bank. He is a recipient of Managing Directors’ trophy for the best performing branch. As a trainer he has organised several MDPs/ EDPs/ FDPs for various corporates and B Schools.
He holds a Master’s degree in English, Commerce and Business Administration and a Doctorate in Management of financial services from M.G. University, Kerala. He had specialised training in management at IIM, Calcutta for a year, and has completed the one year International Teachers' Programme at the Institute of Management Development (IMD), Switzerland. Trained in Entrepreneurship Development at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, he is also a Certified Management Teacher by ISB and a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance. ICICI bank sponsored him for a two week advanced training in Wealth Management at Bangkok and Thailand.
Prof.Nair has been a visiting faculty for the MBA Programmes of the Institute of Management in Kerala, Trivandrum, TKM Institute of Management, Kollam, Kochi Business School, Cochin and at IGNOU Regional Centre apart from being a resource person in the Academic Staff colleges in the Universities of Kerala and Calicut.
He has published several articles in national and international journals, presented papers in conferences and contributed chapters in books on management. He is a research guide in MG University, Bharathiyar University, Karpagam University and Singhania University.