Dr. Baiju Radhakrishnan

Group Director and Professor


Dr.Baiju Radhakrishnan, is a Group Director of the SCMS Group of Educational Institutionsand Professor of Strategic Management and International Business at SCMS Cochin School of Business. He has his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calicut, MBA from MS University, Ph.D in Management from the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, PG Diploma in Innovation and Design Thinking from Emeritus Institute of Management (a consortium of MIT, Columbia Business School and Tuck Business School), in international business from IIM- Calcutta, in Strategic Planning from Edinburgh Business School, UK. And PG certification in Management Consultancy from CDC, New Delhi, and in Disruptive Strategy from Harvard Business School Online. He has over 30 years of corporate experience in varied domains, including international business development, strategic planning and corporate consultancy. Started professional career in tyre industry in 1990, he has held senior management/ CXO positions in corporate houses in India and abroad during 30 years of his career in international business, strategic planning and global logistics. He is a member of Institution of Engineers (India) and Academy of International Business (USA) and an affiliate professional member of Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK). A passionate teacher in strategic management, he is a visiting faculty at few business schools in India, Bangladesh and Malaysia.

Educational Qualification

  • B. Tech (Mech. Engg.), University of Calicut
  • MBA (Gen), MS University.
  • Ph.D. Management, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies.
  • PGIBP, IIM- Calcutta
  • PGD Strategic Planning, Edinburgh University.
  • PGDID, Emeritus Institute of Management, Singapore
  • PGC Management Consultancy, CDC, New Delhi
  • PGC Disruptive Strategy, Harvard Business School Online

Employment History

  • Professor, SCMS Cochin Business School
  • Group Director, SCMS Group of Educational Institutions
  • Vice President (Intl. Business) – Iris International FZE, SAIF Zone, UAE
  • Vice President- International Business,BK Birla Group
  • Director, Origa Group, Singapore / India
  • Managing Director, Kerala State Agro Coop. Ltd.
  • Vice President- Intl. Business, Lavino Cottons Ltd.
  • Dy. Gen. Manager- International Business, Birla Tyres.
  • Manager- Intl. Business, Apollo Tyres Ltd.

Key Responsibilities Held

  • Profit Centre Head
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Development
  • Product Development
  • International Marketing Operations

Teaching Interests

  • Strategic Management
  • International Business
  • Design Thinking and Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship Development

Technical Programs Attended

  • Harvard Case Teaching Workshop : Harvard Business Publishing & IIM-A
  • MDP on WTO: IIM Ahmedabad
  • MDP on Business Negotiation Skills: IIM Bangalore

Visiting Faculty

  • CCE, UPES, Dehradhun.
  • CIAL Management Academy, Cochin.
  • Dept of Maritime Management, Meritus University, Kuala Lumpur.
  • School of Business, Daffodil Intl. University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Memberships/Accreditation in Professional Associations

  • Member, Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Chartered Engineer (India)
  • Member, All India Management Association
  • Member, Academy of International Business (AIB), USA
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Marketing(CIM), UK

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