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Prof. Ajith Kumar

Position: Vice Chancellor at Skyline University Nigeria

Kano State, Nigeria


Prof. Ajith Kumar Bio

Prof. Ajith Kumar is a distinguished academic leader with over 25 years of experience in teaching and administration across various esteemed higher educational institutions. His career has been marked by a commitment to excellence, a focus on strategic management, and a passion for fostering leadership development and organizational growth.

With a rich academic journey, Prof. Ajith Kumar has made significant contributions to the field of higher education. He has served in key roles at institutions such as Gayatri Vidya Parishad, Sri Srinivasa Vidya Parishad, ICFAI Bahrain Training Institute, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management - Bengaluru (SIBM-B), Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication - Bengaluru, and Skyline University College, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Specialties: Prof. Kumar's expertise spans a wide range of areas, including Strategic Management, Leadership Development, Organizational Behavior, Business Ethics, Human Resource Management, Diversity Management, and Change Management.

Professional Experience:

  • Vice Chancellor, Skyline University Nigeria

    • Jan 2021 - Present
    • Location: Kano, Nigeria
  • Skyline University College

    • Dean-School of Business
    • Oct 2019 - Jan 2021
    • Location: Sharjah, UAE
    • Responsible for overseeing all academic activities related to the School of Business, encompassing both BBA and MBA programs.
  • Head of Academics - School of Business

    • Jan 2018 - Sep 2019
    • Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Coordinator Centre for Professional Development

    • Sep 2014 - Dec 2017
    • Location: Sharjah, UAE
    • Responsibilities included training students in areas such as Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Business Ethics, Leadership, and Strategic Management. Prof. Kumar also coordinated various activities of the CPD department.
  • SIBM Bangalore

    • Deputy Director
    • Jun 2012 - Sep 2014
  • Associate Professor

    • Jun 2011 - Sep 2014
    • Location: Bangalore
  • Bahrain Training Institute

    • Lecturer
    • Sep 2009 - Jan 2011

    • Senior Faculty Member
    • Sep 2003 - Aug 2009
    • Location: Hyderabad Area, India
  • Gayatri Vidya Parishad College for Degree & PG courses

    • Assistant Professor
    • Sep 2000 - Sep 2003
  • SSVP College of Management Studies

    • Assistant Professor
    • 1998 - 2000


  • Ph.D., Business Administration, Berhampur University (2007 - 2011)
  • MBA, HRM, Andhra University (1996 - 1998)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Human Resources Management, Andhra University (1996 - 1998)
  • B.Sc., Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Mrs. A.V.N. College (1991 - 1994)


  • Employee Engagement
  • Human Resources
  • Higher Education
  • Employee Relations
  • Leadership Development
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Training
  • Team Management
  • Personnel Management
  • Research
  • Soft Skills
  • Mentoring
  • Event Management
  • Market Research
  • SPSS
  • Business Strategy
  • Management
  • Performance Management
  • Sourcing
  • Data Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Leadership
  • Industrial Relations
  • Employment Law
  • Change Management
  • Classroom
  • Employee Training
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Statistics
  • Training & Development
  • New Business Development
  • Operations Management
  • Recruiting
  • Analysis
  • Teaching
  • Project Planning
  • Educational Leadership
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Lecturing
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Analysis
  • Teacher Training


Nikhil M.: "I had the privilege of working with Dr. Ajith during my stint in the Student Council at SIBM Bangalore. His humble demeanor and willingness to appreciate the team's views made him a great leader. A leader always open for ideas he would be a great addition to the leadership lineup of any institution."

MOHIT BHASIN: "Ajith Sir has been a great mentor and teacher. He stood right with us, motivating and guiding us. He made sure that he worked for the betterment of the college and students. His method of teaching is unique and has the ability to give altogether a new dimension to subjects."

Priyanka Rathore: "Dr. Ajith is a very hardworking and dedicated person when it comes to work. He makes the learning environment for the students very lively and creates a healthy work environment. A happy-go-lucky person."


  • Education

Prof. Ajith Kumar's extensive experience and dedication to education have undoubtedly contributed to his reputation as a respected academic leader and scholar in the field of higher education.

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