Michael comes in with more than 35 years of rich academic expertise on both the academic and pedagogical basis, Currently also editing a feature-length documentary on Indian Jazz musicians tentatively titled “Blue N Boogie” on the themes of identity, belonging, and home He holds a degree in Bachelor of Arts (BA) and a Diploma in Cinema (Film Direction) from FTI Pune. He has directed more than 51 films in fiction, nonfiction, Documentary and played more than 24 theatre role-plays infamous screenplay Michael joins us from Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design, and Technology, Yelahanka, Bangalore, where he was Dean, of the Undergraduate Technical Program. He was instrumental in leading the strategy of the newly formed Undergraduate Technical Program he was responsible for both the operational and pedagogical basis of the seven courses that come under this program. This entails engaging with multiple facets such as – admissions, curriculum development, and planning, faculty allocation, ensuring quality standards in terms of delivery and operational aspects of the program, examinations, assessments, and reporting to the Board of Examiners/ Graduating Standards Committee and the Academic Council. More importantly, the experience of the last 8 years has made me explore and develop a different educational paradigm that is rooted in the “Work-Based Learning” model. This has made him confront the existing ways of teaching and develop a possible alternative way of looking at art and design education.
Mr Shiraz Ahmad has joined L V Prasad College of Media Studies, A unit of L V Prasad Education and Research Foundation as Director of Students Welfare & Business Affairs. Shiraz comes in with more than 32 years of rich in company secretaries and business development. He was chairman of various committees including the Construction, Hospital Management, Library, Legal, FCRA, and MAIN administration and Management committees. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and ACS degree from the Institute of Company Secretaries. Shiraz Served as director of Education at Sadr Anjuman. A Religious and charitable society Registered under Societies Registration Act 1860 of Ahmadiyya Muslim community Headquarters of India at Qadian, Gurdaspur District, Punjab.
M. Rajkumar, Registrar of L V Prasad College of Media Studies, has a Masters in Engineering in Applied Electronics from Anna University as well as a Diploma in Electrical Engineering. Starting his career as a lecturer in Electrical Engineering, he has over two decades of experience in education, training and administration. He started his career as a lecturer in Electrical Engineering and has served as ISO Coordinator and NBA Coordinator. He spent more than 15 years on affiliation-related work with AICTE, DOTE, & Anna University. He has published in research journals and presented at professional conferences. Rajkumar is currently pursuing his Ph. D. in the area of wireless sensor networks.
Ravi Chander G. is the General Manager of Sales & Marketing at L V Prasad College of Media Studies. Ravi is a stalwart in the field with over 30 years of rich experience in the corporate world, with leading organizations like NIIT and Sutherland Global Services. He has worked in sales & marketing, recruitment, product delivery, need management, customer relations, channel management, industry collaboration and coordination at both operational and strategic levels.
Ravi is a graduate of Madras University and holds a diploma in Sales & Marketing from NIS. He has won prestigious awards like Excellence Award, Chairman’s Quality Club Award and Leadership Award from NIIT and Sutherland.