Centre for MDP & Consultancy Services

SSS Trust established in the year 2001 under the Chairman/Chief Trustee Dr. Vijaypal Reddy with a noble cause of maximizing the economic growth, social transformation of the society by offering affordable, inclusive and holistic education to the deserving young and talented population. This Trust is running many Educational Institutions including the following two Management institutes for more than a decade.

ABBS School of Management offers two year AICTE approved PGDM programme.

We strongly believe in the Industry-Institute-Interface (III) as a major driver to be leveraged and synchronized for Designing and Delivering contemporary and corporate need based management education. This goal can be achieved through collaborative engagement with the Industry with mutual participation in the academic and industry related assignments.

We are inviting and involving corporate professionals to be member of Board of Studies, Governing Board, delivering expert lectures, Mentors, panel members in seminar, workshops, conferences etc.

Acharya Bangalore B-School and ABBS School of Management jointly undertake to extend consultancy services to the Industry by utilizing the services of highly academically qualified and professionally proven industry experienced Faculty. we plan to assist the Industry by conducting Study/Research/Consultancy In the Area Of Market Research, Branding & Advertisement, Talent Acquisition, Development & Attrition Control, Costing & Management Audit, New Product Launch, MIS Streamlining, Supply Chain, TQM and overall Business Effectiveness.

We will undertake consultancy based on proven models, conceptual frameworks, best practices, tools & statistical and analytical techniques to impact productivity, total quality, scaling up efficiency and effectiveness and assured customer and consumer delight, value creation and thereby achieving projected budgeted profit and growth. This exercise will be done in tandem with the corporate Executives to ensure outcome to all the stakeholders. We are endeavoring to maximize the knowledge; skills and approaches of corporate professionals by conducting well-designed need based and customized MDP (Management Development programmes)


The differentiating and the unique source of competitive advantage of any industry are the talent, competencies and capabilities at all functional, behavioral, managerial and leadership levels. This is the key factor of sustaining the growth of any industry. Therefore there is a constant need to undertake training and developing interventions to the existing talent to meet the challenges confronting the business, avail the enormous global business opportunities, and enhance the human potential in functional, managerial and leadership roles. This center designs and delivers MDPs in the following modes:

✓ Open ended Programmes
✓ Customized Programmes
✓ Certified Programmes
✓ Collaborative Programmes

The MDP plans to cover some popular domains and cater to the needs of different target group of participants besides Corporate Executives.

✓ The envisaged domains include:
✓ Functional and technical competency
✓ Behavioral competencies
✓ Talent Management & High Performance Organization
✓ Advanced and condensed General management programmes
✓ Technology, operation and value chain Management
✓ Leadership, Strategy & innovation
✓ Individual & Team Effectiveness
✓ Strategizing & Leading the business/operation
✓ Assurance of Learning of students
✓ Awareness programme on I cloud, Analytics, Big Data, Investing in share markets
✓ Fund Mobilization through VC for startup business
Note: We also offer customized programmes in collaboration with the corporation.

Program Calendar 2018

Sl. No. Theme Dates Program Coordinator
1 MDP- Leadership in School Education 27 & 28 April Dr. Geevarathna
2 Smart Sales & Marketing Effectiveness for Business Development 25 & 26 May Dr. Kshitiz Sharma

Dr. E. M. Naresh Babu &

Prof. Santosh Kumar. G
3 MDP- Business Analytics 22 & 23 June Mr. Ashish Vazirani
4 HR Strategic Partner for Business Outcome 27 & 28 July Dr. Solai Baskaran

Dr. Shruti D Naik
5 MDP- Japanese Management Technique. 24 & 25 August Prof. M. Viswanathan
6 Understanding Finance Ratios, P&L and Balance Sheet From a General Management Perspective 28 &29 Sept. Prof. Shivaprasad. G &

Dr. E. M. Naresh Babu
7 MDP - Lean Six Sigma 26 & 27 Oct. Dr. V .S. Chauhan
8 MDP - HR Analytics 23 & 24 Nov. Dr. R. Jayanthi

Conducting customized in house programme for the Industry

We should approach all the Industry using all our Network based on our core knowledge, experience and explore the possibility of conducting minimum 3 programmes in a year.
This responsibility will be fixed to four team of nominated small faculty committee with a designated coordinator

Sl. No. Team Coordinator Team Members Date Industry / Topic Details
1 Prof Shiva Prasad & Dr.Yogananthan Srinivasn 1. Prof. Shiva Prasad
2. Dr.Yogananthan Srinivasn
3. Dr. Kshitiz Sharma
4. Prof. Santosh Kumar G
02/03/2018 Forensic Financial Statement Analysis
2 Prof Shiva Prasad & Dr.Yogananthan Srinivasn 1. Prof. Shiva Prasad
2. Dr.Yogananthan Srinivasn
19/4/2018 Building Creativity
3 Dr. Solai Baskaran & Dr. Shruti D Naik 1. Dr. Solai Baskaran 2. Dr. Shruti D Naik 3. Prof. Pala Suryakala 4. Dr. Kshitiz Sharma 04/05/2018 Strategic Effectiveness
4 Dr. Solai Baskaran & Dr. Kshitiz Sharma 1. Dr. Solai Baskaran
2. Dr. Kshitiz Sharma
3. Prof. Santosh Kumar G
4. Dr. E.M Nareshbabu
24/08/2018 Organization Developement & Change Management

Collaborating with the corporate Trainers and conducting two programmes in a year in Hotels /Resorts

This again will be consisted of two teams and each with four members.
Dr Solai Baskaran will personally guide, help and facilitate them in getting these programme organized by utilizing his network

Sl. No. Name of the Organization Team Members Date Industry/topic Details
1 ABBS & The Institute of Cost Accounts of India 1. Dr Solai Baskaran
2. Prof. Shivaprasad G
3. Prof. Santosh Kumar G
April Corporate Taxation
2 ABBS & HR Forum 1. Dr Solai Baskaran
2. Dr. Shruti D Naik
3. Prof. Pala Suryakala
May HR Values Proposition
3 ABBS & SEBI 1. Dr Solai Baskaran
2. Dr. E.M Nareshbabu
3. Dr. Kshitiz Sharma
June Smart Investment
4 Dr. Madhumita & Dr. Shibani Belwalkar 1. Dr. Madhumita
2. Dr. Shibani Belwalkar
August Leader Shift - a half-day monthly intervention for leadership teams covering developing self, teams and the organization.
5 Dr. Madhumita & Dr. Shibani Belwalkar 1. Dr. Madhumita
2. Dr. Shibani Belwalkar
October Influencing Skills - meant for mid managers
6 Dr. Madhumita & Dr. Shibani Belwalkar 1. Dr. Madhumita
2. Dr. Shibani Belwalkar
November Finding My Voice for Senior Managers

Entrepreneurial cell

Students would be sensitized to entrepreneurial activities and can undertake many entrepreneurial assignments in the campus.
This cell is being headed by a Designated Faculty under the Entrepreneurial cell that consists of Director, Invited Entrepreneur, and corporate professionals Faculty and students. We also approach the Government bodies and Agencies like NEN, Enterprises organization,-Young Entrepreneur council, Association of Private Enterprises Education to help us in conduction the activities in this cell

We conduct regularly
1. Entrepreneurial Guest lecturers regularly
2. Engage with the Bodies Like NASCOM, NEN in conducting workshops /seminars and awarding certificates to students who have completed
3. Arranging visits to see the business enterprises and facilitating students to discuss with Entrepreneurs
4. Allowing students to organize small business stalls in the campus on many occasions.
5. Counseling and mentoring the serious students in preparing business plans and helping them in exploring and mobilizing funds through various sources.

Value Added certificate courses

We believe in not only imparting contemporary Management core and specialized Education but also equip students with the Industry specific value added certificate courses .These courses are not generally mandatory course but each students is required minimum two such certificate course to meet the needs of corporate requirements We are currently offering the following value added courses and will keep modifying based on the merging business and enterprises requirement.

1. Advanced Excel
2. Business analytics with subject specialization
3. Digital Marketing
4. Digital banking
5. CFP
6. Labor & industrial Law
7. Supply chain
8. E commerce


Each student will be mentored by a designated faculty to help them in progressing not only in the Academic & Professional advancement but also coping with personal issues.

The corporate mentors will also address the students once in a month regularly to guide them about corporate requirements and the steps to be taken to align their academic and professional advancements.

The Director of the program himself keeps regular contact with the students and mentoring in all the above aspects and further in research projects and internships.

Guest Lectures

We believe in organizing number of guest lectures from the corporate sectors to embellish the academic conceptual frame work taught by the academically qualified professors.

The students go through on an average at least 2 guest lecturers per month.

The following are the gist of few Guest Lectures taken place in the recent past:
1. Dr. Kalpana Gopalan, IAS Officer
2. Mr. Anand Gowda, HR Head, Godrej
3. Mr. Victor Prasad, HR Head, L Mahear
4. Mr. Sanjay Navin, Director Technology and Engineer Leader
5. Mr. Manivannan, Zonal Head, ICICI Securities
6. Mr. Anil Abraham, MD FAAD (Stanford University)
7. Mr. Nitesh Agarwal, Head Sales, Infosys Date Name of the guest Organization Topic
1 16.01.2018 Mr. Amit Gupta Head Marketing - Alten Calsoft Labs Marketing - An overview
2 16.01.2018 Mr. Madhav Segal Professor, Southern Illinois University, USA Transition from campus to corporate
3 10.02.2018 Mr. Nitesh Agarwal Head Sales - Infosys New Age Marketing
4 26.02.2018 Mr. Abdul Majeed Assurance Partner - PWC How do you Build yourself on a Sustainable Basis
5 01.03.2018 Mr. Anil Abraham MD FAAD, Stanford University Bitter Medicine - Management Lessons from Medical Practice
6 10.03.2018 Dr. Kalpana Gopalan IAS Officer Public Private Partnerships
7 24.03.2018 Mr. Tirupathi Rao Vaddi CFO - Inflow Technologies Pvt Ltd Corporate Finance & Treasury Management
8 21.04.2018 Mr. Uttam Tiwari Co-Founder & Director - Business Toys Business Analytics
9 22.04.2018 Dr. P C K Ravindran Chairman, Institute of Applied Aviation Management Career opportunities in Aviation Management
10 08.06.2018 Mr. Sanjay Navin Director Technology, Carrier & Enterprise Network Strategic Management
11 19.07.2018 Mr. Anand Gowda Godrej Industry Expectations - HR Perspective
12 19.07.2018 Mr. Victor Prasad L - Major Building Career
13 23.07.2018 - 25.07.2018 Dr. Gautam Sen Gupta IIM - Ahmedabad, Adjunct Faculty Project Management
14 26.07.2018 Mr. Edwin Moses Oracle Motivational Speech
15 26.07.2018 Mr. Pulock Chatterjee BSE Wealth Creation
16 27.07.2018 Ms. Maud Rennes School of Business, France Global Exposure
17 27.07.2018 Mr. Sanjay Navin Director Technology, Carrier & Enterprise Network Strategic Management
18 28.07.2018 Mr. Shekhar G N Biesse Manufacturing Ltd Industry Institute Interphase
19 14.08.2018 Mr. Santhosh Rao Toyota , GM - HR & Admin Trust - Key for Success
Sl No. Name Designation
1 Mr. Ajitesh Basani Executive Director, ABBS
2 Prof. Mathew J Manimala Retired Professor, IIM – B
3 Mr. Raveendranath Kaushik Chairman, ICAI
4 Mr. Abdul Majeed Partner PWC
5 Dr. Ummer Beejadakatte Executive VP – HR, Pharmed Limited
6 Prof. Latha Chakravarthy Visiting Professor, IIM-B
7 Mr. Manivannan VP, ICICI Securities
8 Mr. Ratish General Manager Operations, Biocon
9 Dr. Jeevanand Director, Christ University, Kengeri
10 Mr. Umesh Rao General Manager, Neovin Logistics
11 Dr. Arcot Purna Prasad Associate Professor, Christ University
12 Dr. S. Baskaran Director, PGDM
13 Dr. H. R. Venkatesha Director, Management Studies
14 Dr. Madhumita Chatterji Director Strategy & Academic Advancement
15 Dr. M. H. Sharieff Professor, PGDM
16 Dr. Shivaprasad. G Associate Professor, PGDM
17 Dr. E. M. Naresh Babu Associate Professor, PGDM
18 Dr. Kshitiz Sharma Associate Professor, PGDM
19 Prof. Pala Suriyakala Associate Professor, PGDM
20 Prof. SAntosh Kumar. G Associate Professor, PGDM


We are providing for 4 months internships to facilitate students to have an on the job experience and learning of industrial aspects. This is an experiential mode of novel learning and also helps the companies to offer them pre – placement offer based on the performance of the students during this internship period.

The students are also required to prepare a project report based on their learning during the internship period and submit it to the academic committee for the final evaluation.

They have to appear for internship coupled with project Viva-Voce as their internship carries 8 credit weightage.


We undertake this activity of placement of students very seriously. The faculty community teaches them more than 26 courses with dual specialization (Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations) to enable them to get better placement. In addition we also guide and empower students to clear at least two value added industry required two certificate courses.

Considering the importance of effective communication, we conduct continuous soft skill programs and also guide students to actively participate in Toast Masters.

The following are the few companies visited our campus in the recent past:
1. Amazon
2. Prism Johnson Ltd
3. Just Dial Ltd
4. ICICI Securities
5. OYO Rooms
6. Nestle
7. Asian Paints
8. Cognizant
9. Hinduja Leyland Finance Ltd
10. IKYA Human Capital Solutiond
11. Bose India
12. Capital First Ltd
13. HSBC
14. KPMG
15. Parle Agro
16. Goldman Sachs
17. Landmark Group