V. K. Kumar, Ph. D



Dean & Director
Professor – Accounting, Finance and Control
Chairperson : Anti-Ragging Committee


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He is a distinguished Professor of International Business at GITAM School of International Business, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam. He has more than four decades of experience in higher education teaching, research, consulting, executive education, and institution building. He has taken over as Dean and Director of GITAM School of International Business in 2005, and since then has been leading the School to the recognition of one of the best Business Schools specialising in International Business. He has visited USA, UK, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Slovenia, China, Srilanka, Middle East and Nepal for academic pursuits.

Prior to joining GITAM School of International Business, he served national level institutions like Indian Institute of Management, Calicut, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, and National Council of Educational Research and Training, New Delhi. He teaches in the area of Accounting, Finance and Control, published three books, several papers and attended several national and international conferences. He delivered several key note addresses in various forums. He is on many boards of Institutes and Universities in India. He has done extensive research in management control systems and consulted many companies. Besides teaching, research, and consulting, he has designed and offered many executive education, faculty development and other developmental programmes which include UNESCO sponsored work-shops in education in India. His professional affiliations include All India Management Association, Indian Society for Training and Development, National HRD Network, and Indian Accounting Association.