Faculty Team


Faculty Team

Dr. Prasanna Sivanandam, BA., MA (Psy)., MBA (HR)., Ph.D

Dean and Professor, SSM

Dr. S. N. Soundararajan, M.V.Sc., PGDM (IIM-A)


Dr. P. Praveen Kumar

Dr. Gomathi Sankar. J

Dr. Arlin Rooshma

Mr.P.William Robert

Mr.Rambabu Cherukur

Mr. V.J. Mahesh

Mrs. B. Neeraja

Dr. Benita.S.Monica

Ms. Rajashree. K.C

Mr. M.S.siranjeevi






Dr. Prasanna Sivanandam, BA., MA (Psy)., MBA (HR)., Ph.D

Dean and Professor

Dr. Prasanna Sivanandam, distinguished Professor and Dean of Saveetha School of Management has 2 decades of experience in academics and corporate sector. She was the HRD Head of a successive business school at Chennai and has also propped up the obligations of a faculty. She is the Vice Chairman of SICCI HR Forum. She possess Ph. D in Psychology from University of Madras and MBA from Indira Gandhi University. She retain an extensive range of expertise ranging from academician to corporate trainer.

She has been working as a visiting faculty in numerous B Schools and Engineering Colleges such as SRM Group of Institutions, Sairam Engineering College, etc.

She has organised several workshops on Stress Management, Time Management, Assertiveness and Parenting for employees connected with Blue Chip Companies like Cognizant Technologies, Wipro, Ford, etc. She has a long association with Britannia Industries as Guest Consultant. She also holds prominent contribution in formulation of curricula and devising varied programs for diverse audiences from Indian & abroad such as Management Executives, Non - Government Organisation Executives, general Managers, Engineers, Medical Professionals, Academicians and Students for enhancement of their professional skills and efficacy.

She has presented papers at National and International Conference. Her book named “Principles of Management & Managing men” supports the populace to grasp knowledge about concepts of management and HR.  She has been awarded as “Outstanding Research Scholar” from National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development (NFED) for her momentous contribution to the society. 



Dr.S.N.Soundara Rajan, M.V.Sc., PGDM (IIM-A)


Post Graduate in Management from IIM – Ahmedabad; consistently high academic records; Successful Marketing experience in an MNC for 7 years; Profit Center Head for 8 years in a Private Company; Served as the Head of  Management Institutes for 20 years, involved in shaping up Institutes.  Entrepreneur and Trainer of working professionals in Sales, Customer handling, Inter-personal Relationship etc. Authored a book and published more than 50 articles in journals and magazines. Driven by passion for Teaching.






Dr. P. Praveen Kumar, M.Com., MBA., PhD

Associate Professor - Finance

Dr. P. Praveen Kumar is a doctorate in the field of FINANCE; completed M.COM and MBA in the same discipline; University 1ST Rank holder. His teaching interests cover the area of financial accounting, financial management, mergers and acquisition and security analysis and portfolio management.  He has published more than 50 research articles in national and international journals which include SCOPUS, UGC APPROVED and others.


Dr. Gomathi Sankar. J, B.E., MBA., PGDSRM., PGDIPSY., PhD

Associate Professor - Marketing

Dr. Gomathi Sankar is a member of SSM since 2015. Prior to this, he served as full time research scholar in Department of International Business at Pondicherry University. Dr. Sankar develops and teaches a course on Marketing Management, Services Marketing, Advertising and Sales Promotion, Sales Management, and Consumer Behaviour for post graduate students. A pure educationist by choice, he has been involved with teaching and research in marketing field. His wider areas of research include Internal Marketing, Services quality, Information diffusion, ICT, and MOOCs. His work has been published in scopus indexed and UGC listed journals. Dr. Sankar holds a PhD from Pondicherry University, Masters in Business Administration from ANNA UNIVERSITY, Thirunelveli. Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering from ANNA UNIVERSITY Chennai.


Dr. Arlin Rooshma, MBA., M.Phil., Ph. D

Dr. Arlin specialises in Human Resource Management and has twelve years of teaching experience in both national and international educational institutions. She acquired her PhD in Management from Madurai Kamaraj University. She completed her undergraduate degree from Stella Maris College, Chennai and post-graduate degree in Business Administration from Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai. She also holds a M. Phil degree from Madurai Kamaraj University. Prior to teaching, she has two years of experience in the corporate industry as HR Executive. Dr. Arlin firmly believes that a great deal of understanding the needs of students is required in order to successfully transfer knowledge and desirable skills that would eventually increase their employability in the industry.

Assistant Professors

Assistant Professors


Mr. P. William Robert, B.Tech., MBA., NET., (PhD)

Assistant Professor - Finance & Operations

Mr.P.William Robert is currently an Assistant.Professor in the area of  Finance & Operations and has 7.6 years of experience in teaching and 3 years from Industry. He is specialized in Finance and Systems, and expertise in handling subjects like Statistics for Managers, Operations Research, Business Research, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Financial Services Management, Mergers and Acquisition and Production electives subjects. William is good in fostering analytical and logical skills to the students to enhance their analytical and critical thinking. He holds MBA from B.S.Abdur Rahman University and B.Tech degree in Textile Technology from Anna  University (Main Campus), Chennai. He has published more than 20 papers in various National Journals. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D at Universisity of Madras in the area of Marketing specialization.


Mr. V.J. Mahesh, MBA., (PhD)

Assistant Professor - HR & Marketing

Mr. Mahesh.V.J is an optimistic, motivated, and honest individual qualified with MBA in HR and Marketing from Anna University, Chennai and Ph.D in Marketing from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore; working in SSM since 2009 and gained total experience of 10 years.

His excellent creativity and innovative skills brought lots of innovation and creative methods of teaching in the field of marketing. He published over 13 articles in different national and international journals; got International industrial experience by working with Viking Ocean Cruises, Bergen, Norway, as Global Administrator. Over 10 years of experiences in academic and cruise line administration, he enriched his professional efficiency, communication skills, know-how in planning, organizing, and decision making.


Dr. Benita.S.Monica, B.E., MBA., PhD

Assistant Professor - HR

Dr.Benita.S.Monica, Assistant Professor, Saveetha School of Management has eight years of experience in teaching.  She has completed B.E (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) in Madha Engineering College, Chennai during 2007.  She has done her Masters in Business Administration (Regular) in Human Resource and Finance in University of Madras, Chennai during 2009. She has completed her Doctorate degree from Department of Management Studies, Anna University, Chennai in the field of Human Resource Management during 2018. She is eligible for lectureship at national level through NET examination (2015). Her specializations are Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management and Research Methodology. She has conducted short term workshops in research methodology for students, scholars and academicians. She has conducted various events in intercollegiate and national level. She has published 22 articles in international journals of which 3 are published in Scopus Indexed journals.


Mr. M.S.siranjeevi, B.Tech., MBA.,

Assistant Professor - Logistics & Supply Chain Management

M.S.siranjeevi is experienced logistics professional who got rich experience in the field of logistics and supply chain. He completed his under graduation in B.Tech petrol chemical technology from Bharathidasan university Trichy, nd post graduation from Amet University chennai, he topped his batch. completed UGC NET in 2010. Worked with logistics major companies like FedEx,all cargo global logistics. 


Mr.Rambabu Cherukur, M.Com.,MBA(UK).,PGDFM.,

Assistant Professor - Finance & Strategic Management

Mr. Rambabu Cherukar has 15 years of teaching experience and also worked with top companies like Hewlett Packard in the area of finance.He has completed MBA from United Kingdom at University of Wales. His area of specialisation is Finance and Strategic Management. He is also an excellent Corporate Trainer.


Mrs. B. Neeraja, MBA., (PhD)

Assistant Professor - Finance

A Dynamic, Enthusiastic professional, specialised in Finance and Human Resource Management; Completed MBA, qualified with UGC-NET & pursuing Ph. D; certifications in Diploma in Office Automation and Diploma in Hardware Technology.  University 1st Rank Holder in both under graduation and post-graduation; Got 2 years of industry experience. Published research articles in UGC listed National and International Journals. Intend to build a best student community as an academician for the benefit of the society. Trying to bridge the skill-Gap that students face in the competitive edge.


Ms. Rajashree. K.C, B.E., MBA., (PhD)

Assistant Professor - Hospital Administration

Rajashree. K. C has completed Master of Business Administration in Saveetha University, BE (Biomedical Engineering) in Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering; Has one and a half years of Industry Experience in Healthcare; Specialized in Hospital Management and Marketing; Currently pursuing Ph. D in Health care management; Has the instinct to seek out new things and urge to inculcate skills to students through Teaching.


Mr. D.Krishnamoorthy B.Tech., MBA., (Ph.D)

Assistant Professor - Systems & Marketing

D.Krishnamoorthy completed Masters in Business Administration (Systems & Marketing) from VelTech Engineering College. He obtained B.Tech (Information Technology) from Adhiyamaan College of Engineering; cleared UGC-NET in Management. He has total work experience of 11 years out of which 10 years in teaching and 1 year from industry.