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Dr. Venkataramanan Prakash

Visiting Faculty, School of Business, Amaravati

Qualification: Ph.D
Research Interest: Competency and Talent Management, Organization Restructuring based on job and role, Industrial Relations and Labour Laws, Performance and Potential Appraisal, Learning and Development.


Three Decades of diverse experience (HR & IR) in manufacturing, plantations, and pharmaceuticals, both in public and private sectors, played key roles in decision-making and policy formulation. As the Corporate Head of HR in leading companies Aditya Birla Group, Tata Group, and Torrent, I shaped strategic human capital management. and also served as Chief Quality Head, implementing the Tata Business Excellence Model aligned with Malcolm Baldrige standards. Commencing his career as a Management Trainee at Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), Bangalore, he brings a rich foundation and a proven track record in driving organizational excellence and also Associated with Business Schools as visiting faculty for over two decades.


Conference Proceedings

Year : 2011

Talent Management Challenges in Small & Medium Enterprises

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Venkataramanan Prakash ‘Talent Management Challenges in Small & Medium Enterprises’ – presented at International Conference on Recent Trends in HR, IIM Kozhikode and published in the book ‘HR and Leadership Challenges for Business in India’.- January 2011

Book Chapter

Year : 1982

Issues in Compensation Management

Cite this Research Publication :
Dr. Venkataramanan Prakash, ‘Issues in Compensation Management’ - University of Bangalore, published in the book HR -Theory & Practice. -September 1982

  • Master of Public Administration (specialization HR).
  • Ph.D. – Compensation Management (UGC Research Fellow).
Work Experience
  • Present working as HR Consultant
    Visiting Faculty in Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, and other leading Business
  • Resource Person – Management Development Programmes – Various companies.
  • Started career as Management Trainee in Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), Bangalore.
    Corporate Head of HR in companies belonging to the Aditya Birla Group, Tata Group, and
  • Chief Quality Head – Implementation of Tata Business Excellence Model (Malcolm

Core Experience

  •  Competency Building and Talent Management.
  • Handling Industrial Relations & Labour Laws implementation.
  • Strategic HR Planning.
  • Organization Restructuring & Job/Role Banding.
  • Potential appraisal & Performance Management.
  • OD (Organizational Development) initiatives
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Establishment of Industrial Technical Institute (ITI) at Malkhed (Karnataka).
  • Started ‘Malkhed Utsav’ – to showcase regional culture and revive/promote folk music and dances.
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