Prof.B. Raja Shekhar is Former Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hyderabad. He has a commendable track record in the field of higher education as an academic and academic administrator. Prof. Shekhar associated with the School of Management Studies since its inception (June 1999) and he is also Coordinating a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management offered by the Center for Distance Education and Virtual Learning, University of Hyderabad. He was also associated with the Telangana State Public Service Commission as one of the members of the committee for formulation of scheme and syllabus. As the Dean of the School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad, Prof. Shekhar has played a significant role in launching a unique MBA programme in Business Analytics at University of Hyderabad. He is also coordinating a MOOCs in Research Methodology for Social Sciences through SWAYAM of MHRD. Prof. Shekhar is appointed as one of the members of the expert committee constituted by UGC to draft Learning Outcomes Based Curriculum Framework for Management.Prof. Shekhar participated in LEAP (Leadership for Academicians Programme) of MHRD at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and one week training programme on "Becoming a top 100 university" at Monash University, Melbourne,Australia. Prof. Shekhar successfully coordinated LEAP (Leadership for Academicians Programme) of MHRD at University of Hyderabad as Associate Coordinator.
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