Abhishek S Rao K P

Assistant Professor - Senior Scale

Demonstrated ability to develop goals, objectives and implement strategies through lesson planning and teaching experience, proficient in Supply Chain and Logistics Business Portfolio.

Department of Commerce

Qualification: PhD (Persuing), BCA, M.B.A(Human Resource)


    Abhishek S Rao K P is currently working as Assistant Professor Senior Scale. He teaches more than 5 subjects across diversity.

    He introduced two new courses: BBA Logistics and Supply Chain and MCom Logistics and Supply Chain.

    Coordinator for Centre for Supply Chain Education and Research

    Program Coordinator for Confederation of Indian Industry programs

    Appointed as Block Warden for the Department of Commerce

    Coordinating Website activities for Department of Commerce


Subject Semester / Year
Principles of Management First Semester
Management Information System Fourth Semester
Electronic Business Sixth Semester
Land Economics Third Semester
Project Management Third Semester
Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management Third Semester
Managing Business Process Flows V Semester
Managing Business Process (TCS) V Semester
Good practices in supply chain Management IV Semester
Operations Strategy II Semester


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MBA(Master of Business Administration) Human Resource Manipal Institute of Management, 2012
Bachelor of Computer Application Gogte College of Commerce, Karnatak University, Belgaum 2007
Functional Certification Programme Logistics and Supply Chain Management Confederation of Indian Industry – Institute of Logistics, Chennai 2020
Functional Certification Programme Project Management University of California, Irvine Extension 2020


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Commerce, Secretary to Registrar Administration 2008- 2010
Department of Commerce, Assistant Professor Senior Scale Teaching 2012 - Present


Area of Interest

Strategic Management, Organisation Behaviour, Performance Management System, Linux and Logistics & Supply Chain

Area of Expertise

Training and Development and Health, Safety and Welfare, Inventory Management, Logistics Management

Area of Research

Entrepreneurship, Logistics & Supply Chain and Marketing

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Member of All India Management Association, March 2017.

Member of Confederation of Indian Industry has been associated since 2013 under Centre of Excellence, Study Centre, March 2013.

Awarded the Best Faculty for the year 2016

Successfully Completed Functional Cerification Program on Logistcs and Supply Chain Management from CII - Institute of Logistcs

Conducted One Day National Seminar on " Global Trends in Supply Chain Innovation" on 25th September, 2015

Convenor for the International Conference on Commerce andManagement in collaboration with School of Management and Business, Manipal International University MalaysiaDeakin Business School, Deakin University Australia and HU University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, the Netherlands is conducting the International Conference on Commerce and Management - redefining sustainable global business dynamics, during 16h and 17th  September 2021

Contemporary Innovative Business Practices Key To Sustain And Success

2013-01-01 E Geetha

A Case Study on Gati-Kwe, A successful supply chain model is about effective resource management, Companies which clearly define their objectives and resource capabilities come out successful in the long run, 2013.

Online Banking – An introspection

2013-01-01 Sahib Singh

To study the customer satisfaction of respondents using internet banking with service quality with certain factors like age, income level, 2013

The Role of Information Technology & Insurance Penetration: A Study

2014-10-10 Sandeep Shenoy Guruprasad Rao

The developments in IT are the working wonders in all the fields of activity. It has become possible to send and receive information almost instantaneously. If circulars do not reach the agents on time or doubts are not cleared quickly, or the agent does not have details of the new plans announced in the press, the agent may face awkward situation with the prospects.

An Empirical Study on Private Health Insurance in Rural Areas of India: Challenges and Opportunities

2014-12-11 Sandeep Shenoy Guruprasad rao

Health care in India is severely underfunded and neither the Government nor the common citizen has the financial ability to pay for quality medical care. Given this situation, private health insurance should have a wide acceptance in the market and play a significant role in meeting the health care funding shortfalls the greater percentage of the Indian population lives in rural areas which have very limited healthcare facilities. The tragedy is when any illness or disease affects them there is no source of finance available to them to meet the expenses. This pushes them further into debt. A right solution therefore is a Health insurance which provides protection at affordable rates within their capacity to pay.

Customer’s Awareness of Environment-Friendly Initiatives in Hotels

2014-15-10 Naresh Nayak

India is a country with long history and rich cultural heritages. It has abundant tourism resources and a wide range of tourism facilities, making it one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world. However, the continuing development of the tourism industry and its conflict with environmental protection has become a problem for many countries. Developing green hotels could be one solution to the problem. However, consumers' understanding of green hotels is quite limited. It was found that consumers were not clear about the characteristics of a green hotel. Different categories of consumers have different perceptions about a green hotel. Consumers hope to boost and improve green consumption while hotels hope to reinforce management and sales of green hotels. This Study analyzed the awareness of the people about Environment-friendly programs in hotels and degree to which such programs influenced customer’s hotel selection

A Study of Retention Issues of Insurance Advisors as a Profession in an Indian Perspective

2014-16-12 Sandeep Shenoy Guruprasad Rao

A study on the effectiveness of inventory management and control system in a milk producer organisation

2017 Abhishek S Rao Naresh Nayak

Inventory management is mainly concerned about identifying the amount and the position of the goods that a firm has in their inventory. Inventory management is imperative as it helps to defend the intended course of production against the chance of running out of important materials or goods. Inventory management also includes making essential connections between the replenishment lead time of goods, asset management, and the carrying costs of inventory, future inventory price forecasting, physical inventory, and available space for inventory, demand forecasting and much more. The major objective of the study is to examine to the techniques used by the company to control the inventory. It also includes studying the effectiveness of the technique adopted

Underlying assumptions in team effectiveness research: An application of problematization methodology

2019 Nandan Prabhu KP Rashmi Y Pai Abhishek S Rao KP

his paper examines current assumptions underlying the team effectiveness literature so as to propose alternative assumptions. Problematization methodology was used to problematize the existing assumptions. Integral Framework was applied to categorize constructs of team effectiveness literature. Alternative assumptions were proposed along with a discussion on their theory generation potential and the potential audience to whom these assumptions would be of benefit. Results of the application of problematization methodology and integral framework have problematized the three current assumptions, i.e.“experienced meaningfulness”, “outside-in” view of team processes, and the impact of “structure on behavior” of team members.

A study on technique of inventory management system with respect to aviation spare parts

2017/4 Abhishek S Rao K P Naresh Nayak

In the aviation industry, reliable spare parts supply is essential for continuous aircraft operations. This paper reviews one of the inventory techniques in the aviation industry. Spare parts that are of high value are repaired and returned to stock after removal from the aircraft. This study is to analyse the inventory level technique for helicopter spare parts used for manufacturing. Around 677 items are taken into considerations for analysing the inventory of one manufacturing unit. The paper represents inventory planning method that calculates optimum level of inventory management in aviation industry. This paper is based on exploratory research with secondary data collected from a company based in Thailand.

Entrepreneurial Potential and Higher Education System in India

2018/7 Mukesh H V Rakashekharan Pillai Abhishek S Rao K P

Entrepreneurship education enhances the entrepreneurial potential of students, leading them to take up an entrepreneurial career. But, in India, a vast majority of youths with latent entrepreneurial potential are passing out of colleges without the needed basic entrepreneurial skills. The inconsistency towards entrepreneurship development policy is hurting the economy as a whole. The study analyses entrepreneurial potential of students and entrepreneurship education in the higher education system. It also examines whether there exists an alignment among them using the data triangulation method. The findings signify that entrepreneurial potential of students is on the upper side, and entrepreneurship education in higher education system is below average. The outcome of this study highlights the increasing need to focus on entrepreneurship education in higher education.

Know Your Customers (KYC) Norms

Mohammad Isthihak Prajwal P Shetty

A Project Report on,Final Year (5th semester) (Undergraduate), KYC is an acronym for “Know your Customer”, a term used for customer identification process, It involves making reasonable efforts to determine true identity and beneficial ownership of accounts, source of funds, the nature of customer’s business, reasonableness of operations in the account in relation to the customer’s business, etc. which in turn helps the banks to manage their risks prudently.

Study on Employee morale In the District co-operative central bank

Ratna Sakshi Priyarani bhagat

Final Year (5th semester) (Undergraduate), In this study was to analyse various aspects of human resource development and motivational policies for the employees.

Online Banking – An Introspection

Currently working in L & T, Sahib Singh (Undergraduate), To study the customer satisfaction of respondents using internet banking with service quality with certain factors like age, income level.

Distribution strategy to increase reach of Delmonte


Sikkim (2nd year) (Post Graduate), To analyse the marketing strategies of Delmonte and improve the system.

A study on Purchase Operation for Outsource in Print Business Solution

Printing Apoorva Shetty

The main objective of the project is to study how purchase department operates



Study of the satisfaction level of customers (dealers) in general. And also with reference to quality, availability, packaging, logistics and customer service in particular

    Strength of the Chain Lies in its weakest link


    All India Management, Vol 52 issue 7 July 2013, A career in logistics and supply chain management can be dynamic as companies are eager to improve the management of their supply chain in a competitive market place.