Prof Virendra ShuklaManagement Educator and an Executive and Life Coach
Prof. Virendra Shukla (PM & IR 1975-77) is a Management Educator and an Executive and Life Coach, having experience of over 35 years’ in Industry with leading Business Groups like Godfrey Phillips - Phillip Morris, RPG Group, Mehta Group, Aditya Birla Group at Strategic Human Resources Management level.
Prof Virendra Shukla has been a faculty for over 10 years with S P Jain Institute of Management and Research, KJ Somaiya Institute of Management and Research, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and IMT Ghaziabad in the areas of OB and HRM and conducted MDPs in the areas of Leadership Development, Managerial Effectiveness, Performance Management, Emotional Development, Personal Growth Lab and Competency development for various organizations.
Prof Virendra Shukla has HRM of over 5000 hours of teaching and training and has also been a Management Consultant in HRM to a $250 million Family Managed Corporation advising them on their Business/HRM Strategies, Policies and Performance.
He has been a board member of an International Consulting organization from 1998 -2006. He is also a Business Excellence Examiner (RBNQA) for Indian Merchant Chambers besides a Quality Improvement Assessor for Qimpro Consultants for over 2 decades.
Prof Virendra Shukla has been associated with MRA (Initiatives of Change) Asia Plateau, Panchgani and is a Course Director and Facilitator for Heart of Effective Leadership (HEL) programs and a member of the Caux Initiatives for Business (CIB) program which is promoting and reinforcing Ethics in Business worldwide.
Prof Virendra Shukla has travelled extensively across the world and has also been trained in Japan in Quality, Factory and Corporate Management through the AOTS-HIDA programs. His interest in Japanese Management Practices has lead him to visit over 15 companies like Toyota, Daikin, Fuji Die, Kubota, Japan Tobacco, Nakano, Mirae, Mitubishi Pencils, Nakano, etc.
Prof Virendra Shukla has attended over 20 programs during his career working career in all areas of leadership, corporate management, Corporate/Board Governance, CSR and Family Managed programs in Indian School of Business Hyderabad and trained in Case Teaching by Harvard Business School faculty in India.
His professional interests lies in family managed business, total quality management, action research, leadership development and corporate governance, Performance Management Systems, Sustainability and CSR and coaching and his personal interests span spirituality, Western and Indian classical music, movie making, painting and technology and futurology.
He is a Life member of NHRDN, QCFI and Executive Committee member of AAWI-AOTS HIDA Japan and Member of the IMC Technology and Quality Improvement Committee.
Prof Virendra Shukla is married to a TISSian, Prof Nasreen Rustomfram, who is the Chairperson - Centre for Lifelong Learning at TISS.
(Prof Virendra Shukla is seen sharing a light moment with Prof Nasreen Rustomfram.)