As the pioneer in Management education and leading MBA college in Kerala, SMS CUSAT has the onus of cultivating a rich research culture amongst Higher education institutions. The university campus provides the necessary infrastructure in terms of space, equipment, and support services for doing research. All faculty members and research scholars are encouraged and empowered to come out with cutting edge research in contemporary Management domains.
Major facilities in SMS for Research include a Management Library with access to more than 15,000 core and peer-reviewed journals, free access to journal databases like JSTOR, Science Direct, ProQuest, Emerald, Wiley, Cambridge and JGate to name a few. The library also has access to 45 national and international periodicals on the subscription list including Print Journals, Periodicals, Magazines, Business Dailies, Newspapers etc.
The School has a Data Processing Lab with free accessibility to Prowess & EPW databases. It also offers refresher programs for library orientation and reference management and webinars/workshops for research writing. Workshops in research methodology, Bibliometric analysis and Data analytics are also periodically conducted.
Project Merry Metro for gamifying commuter engagement at Kochi Metro was inaugurated by Prof. Dr. K N Madhusoodanan (Honourable Vice Chancellor, CUSAT) by releasing the logo of the project. The one-month project engaged 6000 passengers in Kochi Metro through 5 major gamification interventions.
Project Hrudayapoorvam CIAL for gamifying health care awareness at Cochin International Airport Limited was inaugurated by S.Suhas, Managing Director, CIAL by releasing the Mascot of the Project “CIAL Sweetheart”. The two weeks project engaged 1000 passengers through three gamified interventions.
Project Varnashalabhangal for gamifying child development at Govt. Children’s Home, Kakkanad was inaugurated by Sri. Jaffer Malik, IAS (Collector, Ernakulam) by giving the plant saplings to Smt. Deepa M S (superintendent, Govt. Children’s Home, Kakkanad). The one-month project engaged all the girls of the children’s home through multiple gamification interventions.
Consultancy Agreement of gamifying NAULS LLB Curriculum was shared by Prof. Dr. K N Madhusoodanan (Honourable Vice Chancellor, CUSAT) to Prof. Dr. K C Sunny (Honourable Vice Chancellor, NUALS). The initiative was the first in the country to integrate gamification into the curriculum of a course offered by a university.
Other Projects & Consultancy work undertaken in the department are given below.
|Year||No.of Projects||Agency||Amount (in Lakhs)|
|2016-17||3||ICSSR, IUCIPR, GFHSS||4|
|2017-18||4||ICSSR, IUCIPR, GFHSS||7.5|
|2019-20||6||IUCIPR, KERALA STATE PLANNING BOARD||3|
|2020-21||1||KERALA STATE HIGHER EDUCATION COUNCIL||24|
|2021-22||1||NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR WOMEN||11.11|
Knowledge distribution is just as vital to the institute as knowledge generation. From Project Management to Entrepreneurship Development and Gamification initiatives, our faculty members provide management consultancy and training to a variety of Government, Private and Not-for-profit enterprises offering viable and feasible solutions that address industry specific problems.
|Year||No.of Projects||Organization||Amount (in Lakhs)|
|2016-17||2||NABARD, KSFE TD||27.6|
|2019-20||6||DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, BPCL||23|
|2020-21||1||HOCL, MIDAS, SEAMLESS TRAVEL||13|