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Director’s Message

Greetings from TAPMI, thank you for visiting our website!

TAPMI envisions and nurtures leaders of tomorrow. We deliver programs that are rigorous, relevant, and focused on the holistic development of participants. Our systems, processes, and people place learning and learners at the focal point of all actions.We are part of a select group of institutions with the coveted double crown [AACSB and AMBA] accreditations, which are an endorsement of our commitment to excellence in management teaching, reach and practice.Our exciting range of degree, certificate and management development programs create an enriching experience that leverages synergies across all our offerings. Our stellar placement record and corporate connect is a consequence of our high academic standards. Over the years, our alumni have made significant contributions at top-notch institutions across the country and around the world.Today, a degree from TAPMI is a passport to professional success.

TAPMI merged with the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), an Institution of Eminence Deemed to be University recognized by the Government of India in August 2021. We are part of a vibrant ecosystem consisting of top-notch institutions like Kasturba Medical College and Hospital, Manipal Institute of Technology, Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration and Prassana School of Public Health. Amember of the TAPMI community will be able to access world-class resources of both institutions, creating a unique living and learning experience.

Wishing you all the very best. Godspeed!!!

Prof. Rajeev Kumra

Director’s Profile

Prof. Rajeev Kumra is the Director of TAPMI, Manipal. He is a former Dean (2018-2020) Noida Campus of IIM-Lucknow, Dean International and an accomplished senior professor at IIM-Lucknow.

He is awarded eleven times as “Best Faculty of IIM-Lucknow” in the row which is a record in India apart from awards of “Best Faculty of IIM-Jammu”; “Best Elective”; “Best Core Course” and “Best Marketing Elective”. In total 22 awards received in “Best Faculty” category till date across various IIMs. He has taught in 6 countries abroad including Kelly Business School, USA; Kedge Business School, France; MIP Politecnico di Milano, Italy; American University of Dubai, Dubai.

His training course for Chief Marketing Officers, Marketing Heads, Sales Heads are quite popular and receives highest feedback. He has trained 5000+ managers and more than 400+ companies till date including CEOs, Founders, and IRS officers. He sits on board and is advisor to 6 companies and universities. He has provided strategic consultancy to more than 26 private and public sector companies and the Government of India. His clients include, Lumnious India; Abbott Pharmaceuticals, Lafarge Cement, Mahindra Finance, Groz, Department of consumer affairs and SPMCIL to name a few.

His case studies are listed at Harvard Business School, USA and Richard IVEY, Canada. He has published in the “A” category academic journals. His research appears in Journal of Business Research, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Information Technology & People, Journal of Macro marketing, International Journal of consumer studies, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, Journal of Consumer Marketing, Personality and Individual Difference, Young Consumers, Journal of Global Marketing, Journal of Financial Services Marketing, and Journal of Management and Organization. He has published a book on consumer behaviour.