Dr. Neethu Ismail

Assistant Professor

Specialisation: HR

Educational Qualification

  • Tech (Computer Science), MBA (HR major and Marketing Minor),PhD (Management)
  • NET qualified in
  • Management
  • Labour welfare/PM/IR/Labour and social welfare/HRM


Employment History

  • Took personality development classes at Rajagiri ,and Time institute for students appearing for CAT examination.

  • Guest Faculty in the Department of Business Administration and Management under School of Management and Entrepreneurship, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies(KUFOS) during the period 01.06.2018 to 31.10.2018 for teaching the course Industrial Relations to the MBA students.

  • Assistant in HR from 30/04/18-20/10/19 at Kochi Metro through Grey Matter.Assisted in Recruitment, Payroll including Attendance & Leave Management related activities

  • Assistant Professor at Logistics Department at St.AlbertsCollege,Ernakulam during May 2021 to April 2022

  • NAAC Coordinator,HOD and Assistant Professor of Management Studies at Cochin College of Arts and Science,Kakkanad,Ernakulam from June 2023 to October 31st 2023.

  • Assistant Professor in PGDM Department at SCMS Cochin School of Business from November 13th 2023.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for imparting to students the course curriculum assigned , in the most innovative and effective manner as per scheduled time table.
  • Mentor students and extend all support in grooming them as confident effective human beings.
  • to pursue continuous professional development and keep abreast of subject knowledge .

Teaching Interests

  • HR,OB,Leadership Development, Compensation Management

Research Interests

  • HR,OB and Brand Management

Publications( in APA format)

International publications 

National publications

  • Published in the UGC-approved journal International Journal of Research and Culture titled “White Collar Entrepreneurship” in the DEC-2017 issue.
  • Published paper “Evolution of spiritual intelligence and its increasing significance” in Vidyabharati International Interdisciplinary Research Journal (Special Issue on “Recent Research Trends in Management, Science and Technology”),September2021.
  • A Study on the learning climate and job satisfaction of nurses and IT employees has been published in Volume 5, Issue 3 (May-June 2023) of the International Journal For Multidisciplinary Research


Paper presentations

  • Presented a paper on Word of mouth as a mediator between brand credibility and Customer Satisfaction on 7th National Conference at “Innovate and Transform: Revolutionizing Business with Breakthrough Creativity,” held at Sri Krishna College of Arts and Science in Coimbatore on February 21st, 2024.Was awarded the best paper in that track.
  • Presented a paper on “Social Media a game changer in marketing tactics” at the International Seminar on Digital Marketing held at St. Teresa’s College on 7th March2018.
  • Presented a paper on White Collar Entrepreneurship at the National Conference titled New Paradigms in Business and Management held at Cochin University on the 20th and 21st. April,2017.
  • Presented a Contributory paper entitled Human Capital and National Development in the International Conference, organized by the ICSA Cochin Chapter at KUFOS on 25th and 26th October, 2016.
  • Presented paper titled “Workplace Identity as a mediator in the relationship between learning climate and job satisfaction” in the Two Day National Seminar on Research Methodology in Social Sciences sponsored by the Directorate of Collegiate Education, Government of Kerala and organized by the Post Graduate Department of Commerce, Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam on 4th and 5th November 2016.                                                                                                             


Conferences/seminars/workshops attended

  • Attended the power BI workshop organized by SSRC,SCMS Cochin School OF Business on 1st December,2023.
  • Expert talks by Rohit Chopra,Co- founder of Sunny Side-Up on Role of Digital in marketing communication: How to stay ahead of time?
  • Attended expert talks by Professor Gerhard Kling on Financial crime and cyber security.
  • Attended One Day workshop on Introduction to Quantitative Analysis Using Smart PLS’ on 15th December 2023 at Kochi Business School,Kochi
  • Attended the International Seminar on AI and ML for professional enhancement by Prof. Ernest Johnson , University of Regina, Canada and Mr. Vijay Nair, Data Scientist and CTO ,Panapps Inc on 5th January at Seminar Hall 2 ,SCMS Cochin School of Business.
  • Attended an Inspiring Young Leaders Session titled “SHEDDING LIGHT ON DARK STORES” organized on 02nd February 2024 by Association of Indian Management Schools(AIMS)
  • Completed 1 week International Faculty Development Programme in ‘Exploring Research resources and Hands on Structural Equation Modelling organized by Management Education and Research Institute, New Delhi from August 3rd-9th,2021
  • Participated in a 2 days online workshop (29th April2021 to 30th April2021) on Meta Analysis.
  • Completed Short term training program on “Mixed Methods in Social Science Research: A Statistical Package Approach” under the AICTE Quality Improvement Scheme, conducted online by SCMS COCHIN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ,Kerala from 23-28 November 2020.
  • Participated in the National Webinar Series on ‘Research Methodology ‘ held on 12th and 13th June2020 organized by Loyola College (Autonomous), Chennai- 600034, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Participated in the International Conference on HRD: Human Capital and Competency Building- Initiatives, Interventions and Innovations held at Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin-22, India on 1st September 2016.
  • Participated in the two days Faculty Development Program on “Data Analysis to Data Science-Management Perspective” on 5th and 6th of October 2016.
  • Attended in the Two day Faculty Development Programme on ” Art of Literature Review and Publishing in Scholarly Journals” organized by the Department of Management Studies and Research Centre, Sree Narayana Gurukulam College of Engineering, Kadayiruppu, Kolenchery, Kerala; held on 7-8 October 2016.
  • Participated in the workshop on Syllabus Modernization of M.B.A Programmes in Kerala, jointly organized by Admission Supervisory Committee for Professional Colleges in Kerala (ASC) and Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) on 10th and 11th November, 2016 at KUFOS ,Panangad, Kochi.
  • Participated in AIB India – Ind IB workshop held at IIM Kozhikode during 19th – 21st December 2016.
  • Participated in the workshop on Case study and developing teaching notes taken by Dr. Sanjeev Prashar,Professor at IIM Raipur at Bhavans Royal Institute of Management,Kochi on 12th and 13th January 2017.
  • Attended the SPSS workshop held at Cochin College ,Kochi on the 21st and 22ndof October 2017.
  • Has undergone 3-day training on Personality, communication skill development and public speaking, conducted by RAMANATHANS EFFECTIVE PUBLIC SPEAKING INSTITUTE, Chennai.


Membership in any professional bodies:NIPM

Special Achievements (if any)

  • Was the resource person for the webinar” Introduction to research and hypothesis testing using chi-square” at St.Albert’s College.
  • Was the resource person at St Paul’s for the topic basis of research methodology in the department of Logistics on 14th July 2023
  • Was the resource person for a workshop on Soft Skill Training organized by the Department of Management Studies, Cochin Arts and Science College on 20 th and 30 th ,October,2023.
  • Was the resource person for a workshop on Research Methodology organized by the Department of Management Studies , Cochin Arts and Science College on 14th September,2023.
  • Was the expert evaluator in the 9th Edition Dr. Pradeep P.Thevannoor Hackathon 2023 organized by SCMS School of Engineering and Technology,Karukutty, Ernakulam from 16th to 17th November,2023.
  • Was the judge for the Best Manager event at KUFOS EVOQUE 2024 on 7th March.