Sini V. Pillai


Assistant Professor

Dr. Sini V. Pillai is an Assistant Professor at School of Digital Humanities and Liberal Arts (SoDiHLA) at Kerala University of Digital Sciences, Innovation and Technology (Digital University Kerala). She is the Faculty Chair of Placements at Digital University Kerala.

She is a management professional with 12 years of experience in academic institutional settings. She started her career in the banking industry and then in academics to join as an Assistant Professor at the College of Engineering Trivandrum. She is skilled in managing research and consultancy activities, supervising students and staffs towards an outcome-oriented education in a collaborative environment, and committed to diversifying into unaddressed socially relevant segments. She is a resource person in technical sessions hosted by industry and academic institutions and hosted more than 30 training programs, including MDPs for various beneficiaries in leadership, smart governance, and Lean Six Sigma. She is a consultant of Strategic Action Plan Development and developed a strategic action plan for KUHS and a few other Engineering Colleges.



PhD in Management Studies (Operations Management) from the University of Kerala.

UGC NET qualified (Management)

MBA in Operations and Marketing from TIM

B.Tech from Government Engineering College Thrissur



Areas of expertise: Operations Management, Entrepreneurship and New Product Development, Small Business Management, Branding.

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Dr. Sini V. Pillai currently teaches Managerial Communication and Operations Management for the MBA Program. She also conducts Certificate programs on Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management for project executives of the Directorate of Industries and Commerce, GoK.

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