Vice Chancellor

Prof. (Dr.) Shiv K. Tripathi has more than 24 years of experience in teaching, research and higher education management. Formerly, he has served a number of institutions in different roles in India and abroad including: Professor and Dean at IIHMR University, Jaipur; Executive Director (Management) at Chandigarh University, Mohali; Senior Professor and Dean at CMR University, Bengaluru; Vice Chancellor at Mahatma Gandhi University, Meghalaya; Professor and Dean (Strategic Planning and International Relations) at CMR University, Bengaluru Professor and Head of Business Studies at Mzumbe University Dar Es Salaam Campus (Tanzania); and Dean, Faculty of Management at VBS Purvanchal University (India).

Dr. Tripathi has been visiting faculty/ researcher to: Coventry University (UK) and Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (India) programs in Tanzania; HEC, Paris; University of Witwatersand, South Africa; ISAE, Brazil; and Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani. As a trainer and facilitator, Prof. Tripathi has worked with several companies and institutions including National Thermal Power Corporation (India); International Society for Advancement of Scientific Publications (INASP, UK); and Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA). His corporate experience includes advisory and board membership roles in different companies in India, South Africa and Tanzania including 3year advisory term at University of Stellenbosch Executive Education Limited, South Africa. Prof. Tripathi also leads India Chapter of Humanistic Management Network (Switzerland).

Dr. Tripathi has supervised 12 students for award of Ph.D. degree in Business Management; and he has been a member in Doctoral thesis committee of different universities in India, Tanzania and France. He has published more than 80 articles, book-chapters and case-studies including six books on ‘Management Education’ and ‘Executive Education’ theme. His recent book is on ‘Higher Education Management: Leading with Ethics and Transparency’. He has authored five internationally published case-studies on ‘higher education management’ theme. Prof. Tripathi has delivered invited presentation in various international conferences in India, Brazil, Egypt, Germany, Kenya, Malawi, Poland, Romania, South Africa, Switzerland and USA.

He has been regular guest speaker in a CEMS Master course at University of St. Gallen (Switzerland). He is member in United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Global Working Group on ‘Anti-Corruption in Management Curricula’ and ‘Poverty Eradication through Management Education’. He is Fellow of One Planet Education Network (OPEN) as well as an active volunteer member of Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme (IUSDRP). Shiv has been recognized as a Pioneering Professor for promoting sustainable development focused education initiative, jointly by Flourish Prize Initiative, Case Western Reserve University (USA) and UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

Dr. Tripathi received his Bachelors’ degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering followed by Masters’ in Business Administration. His doctoral work on ‘comparative management philosophies of East and West’ is pioneering; and was foundation for publication of ‘Corporate Yoga (IAP, USA).’ Dr. Tripathi is an alumnus of International Faculty Programme (IESE, Barcelona); Management Teachers Programme Certificate (IEDC, Bled, Slovenia); and International Programme on Management of Sustainability Certificate (University of Tilburg, The Netherlands). He is also alumnus of Management Teachers Programme of Strategic Management Forum, a series of 6 programme of at premier Indian B-Schools (IIM-Ahmedabad, IIM-Lucknow, IIM-Kozhekode, XLRI and IIFT). Prof. Tripathi has interests in (or combination of) ethics, humanism, sustainability, strategy, management education and higher education management.