Welcome to CMS  Institute of Management Sciences (IMS). Here, we proudly present our esteemed team of faculty members who are at the forefront of academic excellence, research, and teaching in their respective fields.

Our faculty members are distinguished scholars and practitioners who bring a wealth of knowledge, expertise, and passion to their roles. They are dedicated to creating a vibrant and intellectually stimulating environment that fosters innovation, critical thinking, and professional development for our students.

With diverse backgrounds and areas of specialization, our faculty members are actively engaged in cutting-edge research and scholarship. They publish their work in renowned journals, present at international conferences, and collaborate with colleagues from around the world. Through their research, they contribute to the advancement of knowledge in fields such as business administration, economics, finance, marketing, information technology, and more.

Beyond their research endeavors, our faculty members are committed to providing high-quality education and mentorship to our students. They design and deliver innovative and relevant curricula that equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen careers. With their expertise, they inspire and guide students to reach their full potential, nurturing a new generation of leaders and professionals.

Our faculty members also play an integral role in the broader academic community. They serve as advisors, mentors, and consultants to industry and government organizations, applying their expertise to address real-world challenges and contribute to the betterment of society.


Prof. Dr. V. Ravikumar

M.Com, MBA., M.Phil., Ph.D. PRINCIPAL

Dr. S. Sandhya Menon

M.Com., MBA., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Dr. A. P. Muthulakshmi

M.Com., M.Phil., MBA., Ph.D. Professor

Prof. H. R. Vivek

BSc., MBA., UGC-NET Associate Professor

Dr. M. Annapoorni

MBA, M.Phil., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Adjunct Faculty

Mr. A. Ramkrish

Dr. P. Ravindranath

AVM (Retd) Rtn Dr. N. Vijayakumar, AVSM VSM

Mr. M. Suresh Kumar

Dr. V. Raghuraman

Mr. P V Ramesh

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M.Com, MBA., M.Phil., Ph.D.

V. Ravi Kumar possesses 36 years of work experience in corporate and academics. He has a strong and credible record in marketing for 14 years having worked in companies like, Gee Dee group, Modi Xerox Ltd., Kenstar Ltd., and BPL Ltd., His experience spans Direct selling, Channel management, Product launch, Brand management, Collection management and Branch administration. Was instrumental in the development of rural markets for consumer durable products and extensively involved in advertisement planning.

He has received several performance honors in his illustrious corporate career in Marketing His academic experience spans 24 years and credentials include a PhD in Management (Research on Brand Equity). His subjects of interest include Brand Management, Services Marketing, Promotion Management, Retail Management. Was Board of Studies member for MBA of BharathiarUniversity.

Organizedvalue-added certificate courses for the institution, coordinated admission and placement work.Has supervised 7 PhD scholars in their Ph.D. work and completion.Has authored articles in national and International journals. Resides in Coimbatore.Interests includes listening to music and a very keen sports enthusiast.


M.Com., MBA., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Dr. S. Sandhya Menon is a dynamic leader and an able administrator who has more than 36 years of teaching, research, and industrial experience. She had a brilliant academic career. She had won many prizes and awards in academics, sports, and cultural activities.

She has presented papers in a number of national and international conferences and some of her papers are published in reputed journals. She was a star performer in N.C.C. and represented Tamilnadu and Pondicherry at the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi in 1979. She was also a member of the Basketball Team at the Division level under the University of Madras.

Consolidating her strength in research and teaching and curriculum development, she has been serving as a member of the PG Board of Studies of Bharathiar University. She has guided successfully more than 25 M.Phil and 13 Ph.D. scholars.

She has traveled to most countries in Europe, Cambodia, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Russia, Jordan, Israel, New Zealand, U.S.A, Sri Lanka and has gained knowledge about the culture, living standard, and educational advancements of these countries. She was an active member of the UGC Commission for grant of funds under the XI Five year plan to various Universities and colleges across the country.


M.Com., M.Phil., MBA., Ph.D.

She is a very senior academician specialized in finance. She has a total academic experience of 28 years. She has published papers in several International and National journals. She has also presented papers in many National and International conferences. 

She has produced to her credit 30 M.Phil and 12 Ph.D scholars as on date. She is a very senior academician with active role in Bharathiar University examiners panel, senate member and is a person with in depth knowledge of Finance subjects.


Associate Professor

A passionate, dynamic, committed and fast track academician with post graduation in Business administration with specialization in Human Resource Management and Systems. Has qualified National Eligibility Test for Lectureship in management conducted by University Grants Commission.

Has 19 plus years of experience in MBA teaching and 3 years in industry. Area of Interest is in Training & Development and had been a invited trainer to various institutes and corporates. Firmly believes in Collaborative learning and is passionate in conducting creativity, lateral thinking and management games sessions to the students.


MBA, M.Phil., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Dr M. Annapoorni possesses 26 years of work experience in industry and academics. She is a specialist in Mentoring & Moulding Children. Her penchant for Networking has won her many hearts. Her quest for quality led her to be the Lead Implementer in IQAC & ISO Certification work. 

She was instrumental in establishing ICICI Learning Centre in CMS College and she was the Coordinator for IGNOU –PCL centre catering to over 600 Students. She has published papers in National and International Journals of repute and believes in the dissemination of Knowledge. Supervises PhD and M. Phil scholars in their work and completion. Her passion for reading & the latest updating is amazing. She has a keen eye for nurturing Start-ups on Campus and Coordinates EDI Cell


Adjunct Faculty

A. Ramkrish is a postgraduate in commerce with 34 years of experience in hardcore selling/marketing and training. Has worked in companies like Voltas, BPL & NITCO. Lately held the position of Vice President -Marketing at NITCO tiles before venturing into Corporate training. Is now highly successful in training corporate executives and students through his associate organization MASFLAIR.

His Marketing experience includes appointing, nurturing retail outlets, development of markets for products, product launches and monitoring exclusive channels.


Adjunct Faculty

Dr.P.Ravindranath is a senior marketing professional with more than 35 years of experience in marketing and brand consultancy. He has worked with FCB UlKA, MAA Bozell and RK SWAMY BBDO – 3 leading brand consulting companies having worldwide network – in senior positions viz. Branch Head, Regional Head, Vice President, Principal Consultant and Director on the Board. 

During his long career he has handled many national and international assignments for his clients, and this helped him in gaining deep knowledge on various product categories and brands. He also had a short stint with the Business India Group, the well-known media house as their Regional Head. Dr. Ravindranath holds M.Sc. and PGDMM from University of Kerala and MBA from Cochin University of Science & Technology. He took his Ph.D. in the area of Marketing Management from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.

Air Vice Marshal Rtn. MPHF Dr. N. Vijayakumar, AVSM VSM (Retd}

Adjunct Faculty

The Air Vice Marshal who belongs to Coimbatore was born on 04 September 1949. He has done B.Com, LLB (Prof), MBA, M Sc (Def Studies) and in the year 2000, he became the first Defence Service Officer to be awarded Ph D by Bharathiyar University. 

He was awarded the Diploma in Strategic Management by AIMA in 2001. He is also an Alumni of Defence Services Staff College – Wellington, College of Defence Management – Secundrabad, Military College of Telecommunication & Engineering – Mhow, Air Force Administrative – College Coimbatore and IIM – Ahmadabad, having done various courses in these institutions.

M. Suresh Kumar

Adjunct Faculty

Suresh Kumar is a postgraduate in Commerce with 35 years of experience in the Banking Sector. 

Has worked in the nationalized bank Canara Bank all throughout his career and has been responsible for the creditable performance of the branches he has worked for. His knowledge and experience in the banking industry is of high standards.

He is an eloquent speaker and is known for his charismatic personality.

Dr. V. Raghu Raman

Adjunct Faculty

Prof. Raghu Raman was working in ICT College as a Sr. Faculty member in Business studies department in Oman since 2008 and has recently returned to INDIA. Currently holding a position of CEO in MIRA consulting firm. 

He is also a soft skills trainer for corporates as well as for the student community. Trained 3000 students on employability skills. Member of editorial Board for a couple of journals in India and one US journal.(Blue water Institute journal USA) Blue ocean Journal Review –INDIA) International Journal of Management Academy USA. 

He is a key note speaker in various international conferences also speaker in plenary sessions. Head –Advisory Board in IAAC

Mr. P. V. Ramesh

Adjunct Faculty

Ramesh has more than 3 decades of Corporate experience in Strategic Marketing, Supply Chain Management and Leadership. 

Has held senior positions in companies like Eternit Everest, Dalmia Cements, Zuari Cements and Varma Homes. Oversaw the Sri Lankan markets while working in Dalmia Cements. Is a member of the Kerala Management Association and the Confederation of Indian Industry. 

Has been on the guest lecture panel of many B-Schools like SCMS, Rajagiri, Cochin University etc.,