Pritam
Name : Pritam Singh
Specialization : Organization Behaviour and Human Resources
Designation : Director General & Professor
Email : pritam@imi.edu
EduQual :

M.Com (BHU),MBA (USA),Ph.D. (BHU)

Faculty Profile


Padma-Shri Dr. Pritam SinghAn Inspiring role model, Dr. Pritam Singh has spent his entire life tirelessly doing what he does best: awakening students, academia, corporate heads and policy makers to raise their excellence to the next level. As the chairman and member of several policymaking committees and bodies of Government of India, he has stamped his perspective on policy issues that surround both management education and corporate management in India. He sits on the Board of more than 50 reputed private and public sector organizations helping them initiate the change process and charter a winning corporate strategy. As a consultant, Dr Pritam Singh has done work with more than 200 CEOs in India and abroad and conducted more than 100 retreats for the top management of both private and public sector organizations as well as Multi-national Corporations. Indeed he is the guru, the trainer, the coach, and the counselor at the Board and the Top Management level of the Indian Corporate World. In a fitting tribute to this change maestro, it was Dr. Pritam Singh who was entrusted with the distinction of organizing and directing the first retreat of the Central Ministers as part of Late Shri Rajiv Gandhi's initiative to develop Ministers as Transformational Leaders and Change masters.As an academic administrator, Dr. Pritam Singh has an unparalleled record. With his entrepreneurial vision and path breaking innovative methods, Dr. Pritam Singh turnaround the fortunes of both MDI (where he was director 1994-1998 & 2003-2006) and IIM Lucknow(1998-2003) and quite fittingly earned the repute of Midas touch Director.A thought leader with extraordinary insight, Dr. Singh is the author of seven academically reputed books, three of which are award winning. He has also published over 60 research papers in various national and international journals. He is a globally sought after speaker and has addressed various Indian and global audiences including Chambers of Commerce in various countries notably Holland, France, Germany, Greece, Russia, UK, USA, Thailand, Mauritius, Egypt etc. His distinguished services were acknowledged by the country when the President of India conferred on him the prestigious 'Padma-Shri' in year 2003. It was for the first time that any Professor and a serving Director in India received this coveted award in the field of management education.In December 2006, MIRBIS-the leading management school in Moscow, honoured him as 'GLOBAL THOUGHT LEADER' 2006- 2007. He was not just the first Indian, but the first Asian to have walked on this global hall of fame.He has also been the recipient of several prestigious awards. To name a few AIMA Academic Leadership Award 2009 - First Recipient Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan Memorial Award: Teacher of Teachers, 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Swami Vivekananda Foundation, 2006 TIE-UP California USA Outstanding Entrepreneur Award (2002) Outstanding CEO (Chief Executive Officer) National HRD Award (2001) Best Director Award of Indian Management Schools (1998); Best Motivating Professor IIM Bangalore Award (1993)