Dr. Sivakumar Alur
Professor in VIT School of Business Accreditation Expert- AACSB
Sivakumar Alur has more than 25 years of experience in business school teaching, research, consulting and executive education. He did his postdoctoral research at Technology University Delft, The Netherlands. He has taught courses as a visiting faculty at Oakland University USA and at the prestigious IIM Bangalore and IIM Vishakhapatnam in addition to National Institute of Agricultural Marketing Jaipur. He has authored two prize winning cases listed in Ivey Cases collection. Several of his cases are listed in leading case clearing houses like Case Centre. He is a seminar and workshop facilitator of AACSB International– a leading global business school accreditation body. He has coordinated and assisted several business schools in AACSB accreditation. He has also expertise in other accreditation systems like ACBSP, NBA and NAAC. He has been an invited speaker at AACSB’s Annual Asia Pacific Conference. He has published a book on Retail Marketing. His research has appeared in journals like Journal of Non-Profit and Public Sector Marketing. At VIT he has served as a member of the Academic Council – the highest decision making body the University.