Acharya Institute of Technology Faculty
Master of Business Administration

Dr.Gururaj B Urs, Head - Quality Implementation Center, Member Secretary - Council of Principals & Professor(HR & Mng)

 PERSONAL PARTICULARS
 Name  Gururaj B Urs
 Designation  Head - Quality Implementation Center, Member Secretary - Council of Principals & Professor(HR & Mng)
 Contact Number  9448521181
 E-Mail  gururajb@acharya.ac.in

 Date of Birth  DD
 12
 MM
 07
 Year
 1973
 Years with the college  8.5 years  
 Core Discipline  Behavioural Science / Organizational Development / Quality Management Systems
 Specialization  Cognitive Behaviour Therapy / Learning and Development / Total Quality Systems

 PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
 Qualification / Discipline (Start with degree) Year  Institution
 PhD (Org Design & Development) pursuing  2012  Jain University, Bengaluru.
 EEC - Entrepreneurship Educator  2008  Stanford University & IIMB.
 MSc - Applied Psychology  2006  Annamalai University.
 DipTD - Training & Development  2005  Indian Society for Training & Development, New Delhi.
 PhD - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (Specialized in)  2004  University of Mysore.
 ASBC - Business Communication  2004  SA International, Chennai.
 PGDM - Human Resources / Organizational Behavior  2002  National Institute of Personnel Management, Kolkata.
 MPhil - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (Specialized in)  1999  NIMHANS, Bangalore.
 Masters - Mental Health (Specialized in)  1997  University of Mysore.
 Bachelors - Psychology, Criminology & Forensic Science  1995  University of Mysore, Mysuru.

 MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
 Professional Society  From Year  Nature of Membership
 National Human Resources Development Network - NHRD  2010  Life Member
 National Institute of Personnel Management - NIPM  2010  Life Member / Alumni
 Indian Society for Training & Development  2006  Member
 Indian Psychiatric Society - South Zone  2000  Life Associate Member
 Indian Association of Clinical Psychology - IACP  2000  Life Member
 Indian Psychiatric Society - IPS  2000  Life Associate Member
 World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation - WAPR  2000  Life Member.
 Rehabilitation Council of India - RCI  2001  Life Member
 Indian Society of Professional Social Work - ISPSW  2001  Life Member.
 Karnataka Association of Professional Social Work - KASPSW  2001  Life Member.

 SUMMARY OF RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS
 FOREIGN JOURNALS
 Journal Name  Date, Volume & Issue No  Paper Title
 International Journal of Research in Management, Economics and Commerce.  Vol 6, Issue 10, 40-50  Bagali MM & Urs GB (2016). Towards restructuring the HR Education, methodology and pedagogical approach : HR Academicians perspective from B-schools.
 International Journal of Research in IT, Management and Engineering.  Vol 6, Issue 10, 7-19  Bagali MM & Urs GB (2016). HR Education in B-schools, HR students Perspectives and Areas and Levels of HR students satisfaction : Need to look at relevance of corporate expectations
 International Journal of Business & Administration Research Review  Vol 1, Issue 2, 120-127  Bagali MM & Urs GB (2016). Towards restructuring the HR Education, methodology and pedagogical approach : HR Academicians perspective from B-schools.
 Asia Pacific review of Rural and Tribal Issues  Vol 1, 10-14.  DSouza, L, & Urs GB (2007). Assessment of Shyness among adolescent students studying in rural and urban areas. Influence of gender and age.
 Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research  20, 15-20.  DSouza L, Urs GB, & Siddegowda YS (2005). A comparative study of occupational stress among executives, managers and engineers.
 Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research.  16, 85-94.  DSouza L, & Urs GB (2001). Effect of Shyness on adjustment among high school students.

 INDIAN JOURNALS
 Journal Name  Date, Volume & Issue No  Paper Title
 Pariprashna  Vol 1, Issue 1, 140-149  Urs GB & Bagali MM (2015). HR Education in B-Schools: Perception of HR Students.
 Journal of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology  Vol 34 No 2 317-322  DSouza L, Urs G B and Jayaraj R (2008) Relationship between shyness, guidance needed among adolscents
 Artha Journal of Social Science  Vol 1, No 2, 228 - 234.  DSouza L, Urs GB & Ramaswamy C (2002). Relationship of Self Esteem with Shyness, Personality and Academic Achievements in High School Students.
 Indian Journal of Clinical Psychology  28, 56-60.  DSouza L, Nikilish V, Roy A T, & Urs GB (2001). Shyness, self esteem, dental disharmony and orthodontic treatment.
 Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine  24, 39-46.  Guptha RA, Joseph R, Urs GB, Dsouza L. (2001). Assessment of Psychiatric morbidity among Hansens diseases and other dermatological disease patients- An Indian perspective.
 Indian Journal of Clinical Psychology  30, 78-82.  DSouza L, Urs GB, & Sudhakar J. (2000). Assessment of self esteem- Its influence on shyness, personality and academic achievement on high school students.
 Indian Journal of Clinical Psychology  27, 129-133  Siddegowda YS, Urs GB, & DSouza L (2000). Assessment of vulnerability to major medical and psychiatric illnesses - A study of Executives, Managers and Engineers.
 Indian Journal of Clinical Psychology  27, 286-289  DSouza L, Urs GB and Sudhakar J (2000). Assessment of Shyness - Its influence on Personality and academic achievement on high school students.
 Organizational Management  XVI, 10-15.  Siddegowda YS, Urs GB, & DSouza L. (2000). Coping strategies among Executives, Managers and Engineers.
 Indian Journal of Clinical Psychology  24, 131-135.  Urs GB, DSouza L, Kumar GV, & Singh M. (1997). A study of presumptive stress among cancer patients.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
Conference Name & Organizer State, City, Date Paper title
 HR Academicians perception of HR Education in B - Schools.  Karnataka, Bengaluru, 29, 30 January 2016  Disruptive Innovations in Business - Lessons for Industry and B - Schools.
 HR Students perceptions of HR Education in B - Schools.  Karnataka, Bengaluru, 25, 26 November 2015.  Global Convergence of Management Education and Practices(Bangalore University and UNESCO)
 Technical session Chairperson. SIT Tumkur.(Invited as Chirperson)  SIT Tumkur & UoM. Tumkur, 2013  Internation Conference on Latest Trends in Engineering and Management on 10th - 12th September 2013
 Urs GB & Shivaprasad R (2006). A study of the factors influencing the loss of traditional sports in Mandya District. / Manipal University.  Karnataka, Manipal, 2006  International conference of Sports and Physical Education, Manipal.
 Siddegowda YS & Gururaj B Urs. (2005). Child labor in India: Present status and future prospects: A case study of Karnataka state / APSWC Japan.  Tokyo, Japan. 2005  17th APSWC, Japan.
 Ramisetty J & Urs GB (2005). Alcohol, Drug Use & Sexual behavior among college students: Need for 3rd Sector intervention. / ISTR  Bangalore, India, 2005  IV ISTR, Asia Pacific Regional Conference, Bangalore
 Rao T.S.S., Vasumathy, S., Urs., G. B Guptha, R.A., Rajesh R., & Sanjay P. (2001). An epidemiological study of desire disorders in women.  Paris, France, 2001  15th World Conference on Sexology,
 Rao TSS, Vasumathy S, Urs GB, Guptha RA, Rajesh R & Sanjay P (2001). A study of sexual practices in general population. Published in the Abstracts  Paris, France, 2001  15th World Conference on Sexology,

NATIONAL CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
Conference Name & Organizer State, City, Date Paper title
 Urs, G.B., and Siddegowda, Y.S., DSouza, L. (2000). Occupational stress among Executives, Managers and Engineers / ISPSW.  Mysuru  Annual National Conference of Indian Society of Professional Social Work. (ISPSW) Mysuru.
 Rao T.S.S., Guptha, R.A., Urs., G. B Marutham, P., & Basavaraj M. (2000). A study on sexual functioning in Schizophrenics on Olanzepine / Indian psychiatric Sociekty  Poona  National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society, (ANCIPS) Poona.
 Bhanuprakash, Urs GB, Mohan, A (2004). Allopecia Areata : A psycho - dermatological study / Indian Dermatological society  Mumbai  Annual National Conference of Dermatologists, Mumbai
 HR Academicians perception of HR Education in B-schools  Karnataka, Bengaluru, 29, 30 January 2016  Disruptive Innovations in Businesses - Lessons for Industry and B-Schools
 HR Education in B-Schools : Perception of HR Academicians.  Karnataka, Bengaluru, 31 January, 1 February 2015  Research Retreat : Exploring Pathways, Unlocking Ideas
 HR Education in B-Schools : Perception of HR students  Karnataka, Bengaluru, 17 April 2015  Re-scripting Indias Growth Story

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES PARTICIPATED
 Conference Name  State, City, Date  Organizer
 Disruptive Innovations in Businesses - Lessons for Industry and B-schools  Karnataka, Bengaluru, 29 & 30 January 2016  HR Academicians perception of HR Education in B-schools
 Global Convergence of Management Education and Practices  Karnataka, Bengaluru 25, 26 November 2015.  HR students perceptions of HR Education in B-schools.
 International Conference on Latest Trends in Engineering and Management  SIT Tumkur & UoM, Tumkur, 10 - 12 September 2013  Technical session Chairperson, SIT Tumkur
 International conference of Sports and Physical Education, Manipal.  Karnataka, Manipal, 2006  Urs GB & Shivaprasad R (2006). A study of the factors influencing the loss of traditional sports in Mandya District. / Manipal University.
 17th APSWC, Japan.  Tokyo, Japan. 2005  Siddegowda YS & Gururaj B Urs. (2005). Child labor in India: Present status and future prospects: A case study of Karnataka state / APSWC Japan.
 IV ISTR, Asia Pacific Regional Conference, Bengaluru  Bengaluru, India, 2005  Ramisetty J & Urs GB (2005). Alcohol, Drug Use & Sexual behavior among college students: Need for 3rd Sector intervention. / ISTR.
 15th World Conference on Sexology,  Paris, France, 2001  Rao T.S.S., Vasumathy, S., Urs., G. B Guptha, R.A., Rajesh R., & Sanjay P. (2001). An epidemiological study of desire disorders in women.
 15th World Conference on Sexology.  Paris, France, 2001  Rao T.S.S., Vasumathy, S., Urs, G. B., Guptha, R.A., Rajesh R., & Sanjay P. (2001). A study of sexual practices in general population. Published in the Abstracts.

 NATIONAL CONFERENCES PARTICIPATED
 Conference Name  State, City, Date  Organizer
 Re-scripting Indias Growth Story  Karnataka, Bengaluru, 17 April 2015  Jain University, Bengaluru.
 Research Retreat - Exploring Pathways, unlocking ideas  Karnataka, Bengaluru 31 January and 1 February 2015  Jain University, Bengaluru.
 International Conference on "Latest Trends in Engineering and Management" on 10th to 12th September 2013. Technical session Chairperson. SIT Tumkur. (Invited as Chairperson)  Tumkur, 2013  SIT Tumkur & UoM
 National Conference on "Innovative Management Strategies To Tackle Global Economic Crisis-Indias preparedness". 7th and 8th June 2013. JSS ATE, Bengaluru. (Invited as Chairperson).  Bengaluru, June 2013.  JSS ATE, Bengaluru
 National conference on "Innovative Practices In Management" on 9th November 2012, as a Chief Guest and Technical session Chairperson. SIT, Tumkur. (Invited as Chairperson)  Tumkur, November 2012.  SIET, Tumkur
 International HR  Bangalore, April 2012  Acharya Institutes
 Lok Adalat and Media advocacy  Bangalore, 2008  IHMR / Plan India
 Quantitative techniques in Hospitals,  Bangalore, 2007 & 2008.  IHMR
 IV ISTR, Asia Pacific Regional Conference  Bangalore, 2005  AIMS / ISTR
 Annual National Conference of Indian Anatomical Society,  Bangalore, 2004.  VIMS / IAS
 Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society  Mysore, 2004  IPS / JSSMCH
 Annual National Conferance of Dermatologists, Mumbai  Mumbai  Bhanuprakash, Urs GB, Mohan A(2004). Allopecia Areata : A psycho - dermatological study / Indian Dermatological Societ-
 Annual Conference of the South Zone of Indian Psychiatric Society,  Mysore, 2002.  IPS / JSSMCH
 Annual Conference of South Zone of National Institute of Personnel Management  Mysore 2001.  NIPM
 Annual Conference of the Karnataka State of Indian Psychiatric Society,  Mysore, 2000.  IPS / JSSMCH
 National Conference on Indian Psychiatric Society,(ANCIPS) Poona.  Poona  Rao TSS, Guptha RA, Urs GB, Marutham P and Basavaraj M(2000). A study on sexual functioning in Schizophrenics on Olanzepine / Indian psychiatric Society.
 Annual National Conference of Indian Society of Professional Social Work.(ISPSW)  Mysuru  Urs GB, Siddegowda and YS D Souza(2000). Occupational stress among Executives, Managers and Engineers / ISPSW.

 AWARDS, COMMENDATIONS RECEIVED
 Nature  Year  Awarding Organization
 1st rank to University of Mysore (in BA), Gold medals (4), Cash Prizes (3), Citations  1995  University of Mysore
 2nd rank to University of Mysore (in Master's), Gold medal  1997  University of Mysore
 4th rank  1999  NIMHANS, Bangalore
 PhD  2004  University of Mysore

 PAST POSITIONS HELD BEFORE PRESENT ASSIGNMENT
 Designation  From – to  Institution / Organization
 Associate Professor (Behavioral Science) & Head,  Mar 06 -Aug 08  Institute of Health Management Research, Bangalore
 Assistant Professor & Head,  Aug 04 -Mar 06  Acharya Institutes, Bangalore
 Assistant Professor  July 02 -Aug 04  Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore
 Lecturer,  Oct 99 -June 02  JSS Medical College Hospital, Mysore

 POSITIONS HELD IN PRESENT ORGANIZATION
 Designation  From – to  Institution / Organization
 Professor (HR & Management)  October 2008 -October 2009  Acharya Institute of Technology, A I Campus
 Professor & HoD  October 2009 -October 2011  Dept of MBA, Acharya Institute of Technology, A I Campus
 Professor & Core Member for AIT (Quality Systems)  October 2011 -April 2012  Acharya Institute of Technology, A I Campus
 Executive Secretary - Quality Implementation Centre & Member Secretary - Council of Principals, Professor  April 2012 -Sept 2015  Acharya Institutes
 Head - Quality Implementation Centre & Member Secretary-Council of Principals, Professor.  Sept 2015 -till date  Quality Implementation Centre, A I Campus.

 MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS (INCL. CONSULTANCY PROJECTS)
#  Nature of Academic/ Professional Achievement  Year
 1  Training in Recording and Documentation Type of program: Management Development Program Duration: 3 days (2007, 08) No. of Training programs held: 2 Funded by: Plan India Role : Co:ordinator  
 2  Use of Quantitative Techniques for the improvement of Hospital based services Type of program: Management Development Program Duration: 3 days (2007, 2008) No. of Training programs held: 2 Funded by: Self financed by participants Role : Co-ordinator  
 3  Assessment of Hospitals Duration : 4 months / 3 days each (2007) No. of Training programs held: 20 Funded by : World Bank / TNHSP Role : Co-Investigator  
 4  How to enhance patient satisfaction Duration: 1 to 2 days each (2007) No. of Training programs held: 3 Funded by: Self Financed Role : Co-ordinator  
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 8  Grant pending : Youth Drinking, Drug use and Sexual Behavior in India Duration : 2 years Funded by : NIMH & NIAAA Role : Co Investigator / Principal Investigator (Indian side).  
 9  A needs assessment study of adolescence education in Mysore District Duration : 1999 - 2001 Funded by : NCERT, Government of India, New Delhi Role : Consultant.  
 10  Assessment of Subjective wellbeing of Executives and its implications Duration : 2001- 02 Funded by : Rane Madras Limited, Mysore / Chennai Role : Co Investigator.  
 11  Rehabilitation of Mine workers in Sanguem, Goa Duration : 2005 - 2007 Funded by: Goa Mineral Foundation Role : Consultant  
 12  Evaluation of St Johns Medical College Hospital Duration : May - December 2006 Funded by : St Johns National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore Role: Co Investigator.  
 13  Baseline evaluation of quality of care in secondary level hospitals in the State Duration : November 2006 to October 2007. Funded by : TNHSP & The World Bank Role: Co-Investigator.  
 14  Study of Man power planning and Attrition among St Johns Employees Duration : October 2007 to Jan 2008 Funded by : St Johns National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore Role: Co-Investigator.  
 15  Implementation of Universal Birth Registration in 8 Districts of Karnataka state Duration : July 2006 to June 2009 Funded by : Plan India and Govt of Karnataka Role: Co- Investigator.  
 16  Increase in Female Birth Registration in Gulburga District : An Exploration of the Reasons and Impact of this Trend Duration : 4 months (July 2008) Funded by : Plan India Role : Principal Investigator  
 17  Situation Analysis of Staffing, Roles, Responsibilities and Infrastructure regarding Birth Registration in Seven districts of Karnataka State (Govt of Karnataka) Duration : 4 months (July 2008) Funded by : Plan India Role : Principal Investigator  
 18  Grading of ESI Hospitals Duration : 5 months Funded by : Minstry of Labour, Govt of India Role : Co-Investigator  
 19  Assessment of Job Satisfaction among JSW Employees. 6 months (Nov 2014 - April 2015 ). Funded by Jindal Steel Works, Ballari, Karnataka. Role : Co-Investigator.  

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