New Delhi, 12th February 2015: Renowned academic, industry professional and the winner of the Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) awarded by the President of India for excellence in crisis communication – 2009, Dr. Sudhir Sakhuja took over as the Dean of JK Business School.
Dr. Sakhuja has been an industry leader himself with over five years of experience in handling public relations and national media at a senior level with the Government of India at New Delhi. He also has around 12 years of cumulative experience in academics, both in the Defence Forces (four years) and in reputable communication and management schools.
Talking about the new development, Dr. Sakhuja says, “I am truly excited to be a part of the JK family and everything it stands for. JK Business School has been taking all the right steps to nurture future managers and is one of the top emerging B Schools in the country. We will aim to carry the rich tradition forward and produce leaders who are ready to take on the challenges in the industry.”
Often known as an out of the box thinker, Dr. Sakhuja has consistently been rated highly by students for his instructional abilities. His areas of interest lie in Managerial & Organizational Communication¸ Public Speaking¸ Oral Communication & Presentation Skills¸ Corporate etiquettes, Business writing¸ Personality development, Mass communication, Media relations, Advertising and more.
A PhD in Management (communication related) from Institute of Management Studies, Indore, Dr. Sakhuja is also a renowned researcher having published over 70 papers and articles in Service Journals and leading national dailies. His prolific research experience will be a huge asset to the institute that also focuses on building these skills amongst its students.
Some of the important positions held by Dr. Sakhuja include Professor and Joint Director at Manipal Institute of Communication and Manipal Institute of Management. He has also been a visiting faculty at colleges, including Delhi University, IIMC, Amity University and the United Nations Peace Keeping Institute. With an insight into both industry and academia, he will work towards bridging the gap for students at the institute. His varied skills and experiences will be a handsome, and welcome, addition to the core team of JK Business School.