Mr. Nirmal Abraham                          

Qualification: B.Com, MBA, Chartered Accountancy, DNDMJ (Journalism), UGC-NET, EPGDM (IIM Indore)

DEAN (T & D) – Nirmal Abraham is a Management Professor, Columnist, Television Analyst, and HR Trainer who has adjudicated several competitive events in the domain of Business, Law & Entrepreneurship in India. During the course of his 9-year industry career, he has worked closely with various Indian and International Conglomerates, Consultants, and Banks – assisting them in evaluating financial records, preparing audit reports, formulating budgets and ensuring compliance.

Besides being an MBA Entrance Rank Holder and a National Level Debate Champion, Nirmal has won over 40 ‘Best Management Student’ (Best Manager) awards across India during his academic life, titles of which include triumphs from Symbiosis University (Bangalore), Christ University (Bangalore), Loyola College (Chennai), Alliance University (Bangalore), M.S Ramaiah University (Bangalore), SDMIMD (Mysore) and Rajagiri Business School (Kochi). He was also crowned ‘The Best CEO’ in the Business Simulation event ‘Wargasm’ held at Symbiosis University in 2017, where candidates from several IIM’s also participated. Before getting recognized in the Media, he gained expertise in the fields of Public Relations, Marketing, and Recruitment Training – working with an Indian Unicorn and later with a prominent consultancy firm – after which he started providing independent services to clients both in and outside of India. Spearheading numerous training sessions across disciplines in Indian academia and industry, Nirmal has contributed to the progress and enhancement of thousands of young talents, making him one of the most acclaimed trainers in the education industry. He has published Editorials in various National and International Newspapers, Journals, and Magazines including :

  • The Hindu
  • CNN-News18
  • The Quint
  • The Deccan Herald
  • The Daily Pioneer
  • The Andaman Chronicle
  • Telangana Today
  • Swarajya Magazine
  • Kashmir Observer
  • The Central Chronicle
  • Kerala Kaumudi
  • Channel I’M
  • Microsoft News
  • Yahoo India
  • MENAFN (Jordan)
  • The Thinking Conservative (USA)
  • Roar Sports (Australia)
  • And frequently appears as an analyst on discussions pertaining to Business, Trade, Politics & International Affairs in the following South Indian Media Outlets: Asianet News, Mathrubhumi News, 24 News, Manorama News, MediaOne, News18 Kerala, Reporter TV, Kairali News, Zee News, Amrita TV, Kaumudy TV, Raj News, CLUB FM 94.3, Red FM, Shekinah News, Mathrubhumi Podcast, Rosebowl (Asianet), Channel I’M, Time News and so on.
  • His article on ‘The Turnaround Strategy for B-Schools’ (Shift From B-School to E-school), featured on CNN-News18 had received wide public acclaim.    Along with being interviewed on both Television and Radio networks, Nirmal has interviewed several prominent personalities in the field of Business and Politics and has taken part in panel discussions alongside the likes of Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Rajyasabha MP Shri Jose K Mani, Former Indian Ambassadors Shri. T.P Srinivasan, Shri. M.K Bhadrakumar and Shri. K.P Fabian, Former Press Secretary of The President of India Shri Venu Rajamony, Hon. Kerala Speaker Shri M.B Rajesh, Kitex Garments Chairman Shri Sabu Jacob, among several others.
  • He has also helped organize two major International Conferences and two National Conclaves in the state of Kerala:
  • International Research Conference on Business Management, Economics, Commerce and Technology in the Digital Era –                                     Organised by Lead College of Management, Palakkad in collaboration with Kochi Business School, DMI-St. Eugene University, Zambia, Africa and DMI-St. John The Baptist University, Malawi, Central Africa – 2021
  • ‘Paradigm Shift in Global Business Ecosystems – Post COVID 19 Perspectives’ –  Co-organized by Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies and Holy Grace Business School, Kerala – 2021
  • ‘The Youth Conclave 2020’ – Involving illustrious personalities such as Dr. Muralee Thummarukudy (United Nations) and Shri. Hibi Eden MP – organized by IB Media and ‘The Future India Conclave 2023’ involving Hon. Governor of Kerala Shri. Arif Mohammed Khan, Celebrity Chef Shri. Suresh Pillai, Media Personalities Shri. Rahul Easwar, Shri. Mrinal Das Vengalat, and several other entrepreneurs and academicians.
  • Nirmal was among the Top 1% scorers in India for UGC-NET 2023, scoring well over the JRF Threshold. He is presently pursuing EPGDM (Executive Programme) at IIM Indore. 
  • His areas of expertise include International Business, Finance, and Marketing.
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