Dr. Vimal Babu is an Assistant Professor in Human Resource Management. Besides his teaching area of HR, he also takes keen interest in modules of General Management such as Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship Development and Family-Business Management as well. He is a Ph.D. in Management from Jamia Millia Central University, New Delhi. Holds M.Phil. in Management, Master degree in Human Resource Management (full-time). Completed his graduation from Delhi University, Delhi. Studied at Central School, Chamba; Seventh Day Adventist (SDA), Ranchi; Central School, Imphal; Central School, Faridabad. He possesses a decade academic experience along with corporate exposure in the past.
Research Interest-Some of the key areas of research are viz entrepreneurial motivators amongst youth in India, Leadership Styles, Rural Innovations, Social Entrepreneurship, HRM in emerging economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS). Published 05 international papers and 07 papers in national refereed journals. Presented 07 papers in national and international conferences. His paper-‘Post Innovation Challenges: An Entrepreneurial Approach’ has been accepted by Technology & Management for Development Centre, Oxford University, Oxford (U.K.) in the year 2013. Another paper in the area of HRM got accepted for presentation in Sixth International Conference on Services Management, Cyprus in the year 2013.
Training/MDPs -He has been conducting MDPs/training programs with business houses, PSUs and nationalized banks for the last 04 years. Some of the key areas of training are: HRM for Line Managers, Creativity and Innovation, Effective Negotiation Skills, Enhancing Leadership Dimensions, Cross-cultural challenges for Corporates, Behavioural and Interpersonal Skills, and Entrepreneurial Skills for Start-Ups & Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
As an area of interest and passion, Dr. Babu contributed significantly in running Entrepreneurship-Cells (E-Cell) with different B-Schools in Delhi NCR. The objective was to sensitize and facilitate students towards setting up of innovative start-ups in near future. In this regard, he closely worked for the mission in association with The Indus Entrepreneurs(TiE),Delhi; Start-Up Saturday, Delhi; Indian Angel Network(IAN), Delhi; FITT-IIT Delhi; NIESBUD, Noida; NSIC, Delhi etc.
Awards & Honours: Conferred with ‘Teachers Award in Entrepreneurship’ by National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development (NFED), Chennai in the year 2012.
Dr. Vimal Babu maintains close links with the business community. Experiences and close interactions with enterprises help keep his professional work rooted into the realties and complex dynamics of enterprises of different types.