Leadership

Leadership

Dr. R. NANDAGOPAL

Dr. R Nandagopal, Director of PSG Institute of Management has over 25 years of experience in academics, consulting for governments and policy making. He is a Chairman of the South Asian Council of Accreditation for Business Schools and Program, member – Board of Studies in Management at various State Universities and autonomous institutions across India. He is instrumental in making the PSGIM brand a global and vibrant one. An avid researcher and an author, he has over 42 papers to his name in internationally acclaimed publications. A passionate teacher, he has produced five doctoral students and is currently guiding ten. He has held various positions as President, Secretary and Chairman for various management institutions of repute like the Coimbatore Management Association, Coimbatore Productivity Council etc. Prior to his joining PSG, Dr. Nandagopal worked in Loyola College in Chennai and then was with the Institute of Public Enterprise as Assistant Professor and Program Director for MBA. His works have received global recognition and he has many awards to his name. He won the British Council Fellowship to attend the Advanced Management Program at University of Leeds, UK in 1988 and earlier was awarded the UGC Research Fellowship for his Ph.D at the University of Madras in 1981. His global achievements are, the Mayor of Toledo conferred on Dr. Nandagopal, the honorary citizenship of Toledo by the Toledo Sister Cities International, a not-for-profit organization, as part of the Toledo City Council, which has President Barack Obama as its Honorary Chairman.