SUCCESS BECOMES A HABIT

SUCCESS BECOMES A HABIT

Majan's students are champions in Academics and Sports.
High Quality Teaching

High Quality Teaching

Majan's lecturers use a range of teaching techniques in order to help their students learn effectively
Developing team spirit

Developing team spirit

Students who have become good team players will thrive in the workplace
Majan's new building

Majan's new building

It will house state of the art learning facilities, an auditorium, a restaurant and social areas for students
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Business Staff

Dr. Uma Selvi

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Dr. Uma is an Associate Professor in Accounting and Finance and was the Quality Assurance coordinator for the Faculty of Business Management before becoming Head of Faculty.  She has a PhD in financial management  and also  holds  a Master in Accounting and Finance, an M.Phil and an MBA where she secured the university first rank. Dr. Uma has over two decades of successful teaching experience and she teaches Advanced Management Accounting, Investment Decision Analysis, Strategic Finance, Cost Accounting and Research Methods for the postgraduate, undergraduate and ACCA programmes.  She is an approved research supervisor for doctoral studies and has published several research papers in international and national journals.

Tahseen Anwer Arshi

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Tahseen has been working in Majan College since 2003. He holds the position of Director of Studies and is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Business Management. He is adept in teaching a diversified portfolio of modules, which includes marketing and general management courses both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels..He has handled international projects and worked with clients such as WorldCom Wireless in USA, and Telstra Telecom in Australia. He has also taught in institutes of international repute such as JNU, India and University of Wollongong, Australia. He has worked closely with industry and has conducted many training programs for professionals both in India and Oman and was on the panel of Judges for Muscat Advertising Awards in 2009.  

 K.S. Surya Narayanan

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Surya’s teaching experience covers various subjects in Finance such as Security Analysis, Project Management, Capital Markets and Public Finance both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. His area of research interest is Stock Markets with a special reference to Derivatives. He joined Majan College in 2010. He holds an MBA (2003) in Finance and M.Com (1998) from the University of Mysore, Mysore, India. Surya believes not only in teaching but inculcating real-time exposure to students and hence tries to fill the gap between theory and practice so as to develop a good finance wizard. He has had a wide range of exposure in his professional career from industry to academics.

Gargi Chugh

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Gargi began her career in industry as a management graduate specialised in marketing and finance and has worked with various organizations for over 10 years. During that period she served as a visiting faculty member at leading institutions in India, which was the start of her interest in academics. She joined Majan College in 1999 and shifted to full-time teaching. She has handled a range of both teaching and administrative responsibilities. Currently, as the Director of Quality Assurance of the Business faculty, she is responsible for ensuring not only compliance with the quality standards set by the College, but also continuous enhancement. 

Armstrong Jeyakumar

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Armstrong is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Business Management and the Head of Post Graduate Centre. He has been with Majan College since 2003. He teaches Marketing, Strategy and E-Business modules on the under-graduate as well as post-graduate programmes. Prior to joining Majan College, Armstrong taught at ICFAI Business School at Bangalore, India, which is a Top 25 B-School in India. He holds a Postgraduate degree in International Management from Pondicherry Central University and a Bachelors degree in Humanities. Armstrong has worked on consulting and training assignments with major corporations such as Shell-Oman, Dr. Reddy's Labs, Vysya Bank, Union Bank of India, Karnataka Soaps & Detergents etc.

Kasi Viswanathan

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Kasi has been a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Business Management since 2001 and is also the Director of Registry Systems for Majan College. He is well experienced in teaching the Arab student community and has taught a variety of modules including Cost and Management Accounting, Financial Accounting, Principles of Economics and Small Business Finance at UG level and Strategic Finance and Entrepreneurship at the PG level. He began his career in industry as a trainee in 1978 and handled various positions in Purchase and Accounting departments and moved into academic arena in the 1981.

Ikram Ul Haq

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Ikram is Director of the ACCA Programme. He has varied experience in teaching as well as in industry and brings together diverse practical and theoretical knowledge. He holds a Masters in Business Administration and Professional Certified Chartered Accountancy qualification from the United Kingdom. He has worked with different national and international organisations in accountancy and finance roles. Ikram has a passion for teaching which is the reason why he has been involved in teaching at different levels either on a fulltime or part-time basis, after finishing his Masters. Over two years ago, however, he decided to join higher education as a fulltime career.

Mohammed Maaly Hamdan

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Mohammed holds a joint degree in Computer Sciences & Statistics, MBA, and is a certified D3 RSA information technology assessor. He started his career in 1987 when he began working as a computer software programmer and analyst after which he moved onto training in teaching. Prior to coming to Oman, Mohammed taught in Sudan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has taught computer software and data analysis in both Arabic and English language. He joined Majan College in 2000 where he teaches computer software, data analysis and statistics.

Sharmila Chitnis

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Sharmila Chitnis is a lecturer with nearly twenty years of experience teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students. Her specialisations are in Accounting and Finance. Sharmila's experience is derived both from exposure to higher education as well as industry. Sharmila started her career as an auditor in a reputed audit firm in Mumbai, India. However, a passion for teaching led her to embark on a teaching career which has spanned nearly two decades, numerous well known institutions, local and foreign students and a range of accounting and finance courses. Sharmila holds a Masters in Commerce specialising in Accounting. She also holds Training lead and Development Body, Assessor Award from Royal Society of Arts, UK. 

Amira Mohammed Bashar

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Amira started her career as a Planning & Economic Studies Inspector in 1970 at the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Sudan. During that period she worked as a part-time Instructor. In January 1981, Amira moved to Oman and worked in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Sultanate of Oman as Liaison Officer for Training & International Relations. She joined Majan College in 1996 as a Business lecturer and translator. Amira also conduct customised workshops and training sessions for government and private company employees. She holds a degree in Economics (Business Administration) and a postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration from the University of Khartoum.

Arlin Rooshma

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Arlin Rooshma specialises in Human Resource Management and Systems. She has five years’ experience teaching postgraduate and undergraduate students. She holds her M.Phil in Management from India. Prior to teaching, she worked for two years in the corporate world as an HR executive. Her passion for teaching made her change careers and she is glad to have made the right choice. Arlin firmly believes that a deep understanding of the needs of students is required in order to successfully transfer knowledge and desirable skills, and increase their employability in industry.

Abhay Joshi

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Abhay Joshi has over 16 years’ experience in the area of Human Resources and Training & Development. He has worked in Industry and has part-time teaching experience. He was previously working with corporate houses like Khimji Ramdas LLC, Muscat Oman and Escorts Ltd, Delhi, India. He earned his MA (Intercultural Relations) from Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA and also has an MA (Social Studies) from Pune University, Pune, India. He has conducted numerous training seminars in the areas of Communication and Presentation Skills, Managerial Effectiveness and Customer Handling Skills. He views himself as a resource who is willing to share his knowledge and skills with the wider student community and strives to add value to the student experience.

Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Hussein

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Dr. Hussein is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Business Management. Dr. Hussein began his career in industry before entering academia. He holds a doctorate in economics, and has huge experience of industry and academics. His areas of teaching include economics, management, strategic human resource management, employment relations, organisation and behavior, business law and research methods. He teaches on undergraduate, post graduate and ACCA programmes. Dr. Hussein's motto in teaching is "If you cannot explain it simply, you do not understand it enough".

Dr. Veena Tewari

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Dr Veena Tewari has a BSc., MBA (International Marketing) and PhD (Management). She has 12 years of experience in teaching, research and consultancy. This includes working on projects in Parle, Coke, Neptune India Ltd, Speedway food & Beverages etc. and a short stint with IIM, Ahmedabad. She has successfully worked on Industry-Institute Interface programs, projects and training. She has almost 60 publications both at the international and national level in various conferences, seminars, journals & book chapters. She also has single authored books on topics like Services, Tourism, IT in management and CSR. She has been on teaching assignments to East Europe, the Middle East and North East Africa.

Dr. Nirmal Gunupudi

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Dr. Nirmal Dayanand Raju Gunupudi is an Assistant Professor at Majan college, Faculty of Business Studies. He obtained his Masters in Management from Acharya Nagarujuna University. He attended Andhra University and obtained another Masters in Public Administration and also received his Doctorate from Andhra University in 2002. Prior to his appointment at Majan, he worked as an Associate Professor at the College of Business and Economics, Asmara University, the State of Eritrea and worked in various capacities both in administrative and academic areas at Le Magnus School of Management, India. He has attended National and international conferences and presented papers. He has published papers in international and national journals.  

Umar Farooq

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Mr. Umar joined Majan College in February 2013 as a Lecturer teaching Accounting and Finance. He has more than 10 years’ experience of teaching and Industry in different national and international organizations. He has taught different courses in Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting and Finance at different levels ranging from BBA, MBA to professional studies like the ACCA. He found Majan College to be a very nice place of learning with a conducive environment for career growth.

Sam Sundar

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Sam Sundar Chintha, is a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Business Management. He teaches the Accounting module and Business Law and Taxation on the under-graduate as well as post-graduate programmes. He has over 16 years of teaching experience. Prior to joining Majan College, he taught at the College of Business and Economics, University of Asmara, Eritrea, North East Africa, and also worked for Premier Institutions in India with postgraduate students. He holds a Masters of Commerce, and Master of Business Administration. He has published research papers in National and International journals, on Accounting, Finance and Marketing topics.

Faisal Aziz

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Mr. Faisal Aziz has almost 7 years of teaching and industry experience in the field of finance, especially investment analysis and portfolio management areas. Mr. Faisal completed his MCS and MBA (Finance) from University of Karachi, Pakistan and he is now enrolled on a MS (Finance) leading to a PhD from Pakistan Air Force Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology. Before joining Majan College he worked as a lecturer in the Department of Banking and Finance, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University Karachi, Pakistan for 6 years. His areas of interest include Corporate Finance, Security Analysis, Portfolio Management, Financial Engineering and Forensic Accounting. 

Prof. Venkoba Rao

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Prof. Venkoba holds a Masters in Business Administration with specialization in Human Resources Management and Marketing Management. A commerce graduate from Sri Satya Sai University, Puttaparthy, he did his Ph.D in Management from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India with a Doctoral Fellowship from the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). He did his FDP from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad. He is currently a Professor in the Faculty of Business Management and teaches Business Strategy & Human Resource Management. His research interests are in Employee Engagement, Human Sigma and Innovation. So far he has published eleven articles in reputed refereed journals, and two more are currently under review.

Dr. P. Udhayanan

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Dr.Udayanan holds a research degree in the field of Business Administration specializing in Human Resources Development. His interest is in exploring the ‘whys and whats’ of behaviour and the same has been reflected in his publications. His zone of research includes the broad gamut of behavioural perspectives of business, research methods and data analysis. He has more than ten years’ experience that includes teaching and research. He is also a registered research supervisor for doctoral studies. He firmly believes in the philosophy of inculcating a holistic perspective of business learning to his students.

Dr. Orlando W. Eduria

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Dr. Orlando's area of specialization is Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior. He completed his Bachelors and Masters degrees in the Philippines and completed his Doctor of Management in Organizational Planning degree in 2004. His teaching career is coupled with industrial experience in the Philippines from Banking, Service and Food Manufacturing Companies. His field of interest in research includes Consumer Behavior, Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Resource Outsourcing, and Total Quality Management (TQM).

Kenneth Alfred Sam

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Mr. Kenneth started his career as a banker and worked at different management positions in Deutsche Bank AG, American Express Bank and Standard Chartered Bank. Mr. Kenneth’s last job in the corporate sector was as General Manager Corporate Finance in SaudiPak Leasing Company Limited. Since 2003 he has been teaching full time as an Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance. He holds an MBA in Finance from Newport Institute of Communication & Economics, Karachi, Pakistan, an MBA in Marketing from Newport University California USA, a teaching degree (B.Ed.) from Preston University, Karachi, Pakistan and a Professional Certification of Cost & Management Accountancy from ICMAP.  

Kiran Sawant

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Mr.Kiran Sawant is a faculty member in Business Management at Majan University College. His area of specialization is Organisational Behavior, Human Resource Management, and Business and Labour Laws. He obtained Masters in Business Administration with specialization in Human Resource Management and Bachelor of Laws from India. Before joining Majan College, he taught at various management colleges in India for 7 seven years. His research papers are published in research journals and national conferences. He has a keen research interest in a number of areas, viz: employee engagement, quality of work life, performance management system, employee satisfaction and labour laws.

Swapnil Morande

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Swapnil is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Business Management at Majan College. He specialises in Systems and E-Business modules for Management programmes. Swapnil brings in experience as a Project Manager (Software, IT Security) and Sr. Business Consultant in the Technology sector along with 5 years of teaching experience. He holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University, USA and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from University of Pune, INDIA. Swapnil has presented research papers in over 10 National & International Conferences and has published his research on topics aligned with Technology Management, E-Business and Cloud Computing Applications. Swapnil served as co-editor of a book titled 'Management Strategies and Practices in Dynamic Global Environment' in 2012-13. He is a recipient of the ‘Best Research Paper’ award in an International Research Conference for his work on Information management using the ‘Hadoop framework’. Swapnil's current research focus includes the area of Business Intelligence (BI) & Workspace Productivity Management. Swapnil believes in the 'Medici effect', where his technical and management skills work together leveraging his global work exposure to create a unique teaching style.

Dr. Nisha Saha

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Dr. Nisha Saha is an Assistant Professor at Majan in the faculty of Business Studies. She is a Gold Medal holder in MBA (Under State Government University of Burdwan, India) and completed her Ph.D. in Management from the same University. She also holds a PGDMM in Marketing Management and is NET Qualified. Dr. Nisha has 11 years of teaching experience in the Middle East, North Africa and India. Her last assignment was as Associate Professor at the Army Institute of Management, Kolkata. Prior to which she launched the Master’s Degree Programme titled MTM as Associate Professor, at Aksum University, Ethiopia. She has also authored a book on management through a German publication and has national and international research publications to her credit. She believes academia is more about mentoring then mere teaching and learning on either side of the board.

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