Paramjit Sharma

Formerly Professor & Head
Centre for Management Education Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management(VAMNICOM) University Road, Pune- 411007(India)

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Objective To apply my extensive classroom & field experience of over three decades in the area of development, training, education & administration in strengthening the human resource and creating an environment for institutional building.

Core Competencies
Strategic Planning & Management Teaching & Training in Finance, Marketing, Leadership and Strategic Cost management Change Management Networking & Coordination Project Development Organizational Development

Core Subjects Specialization Financial Accounting & Management Management Accounting Cost Accounting Marketing Management Inventory Management
Professional Qualification FICWA from Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, KOLKATA Diploma in Trainers Training Management from I.L.O. Training Centre, Turin, ITALY Diploma in Training Evaluation from ILO International Training Centre, Turin, ITALY Certificate in Systematic Approach to Training, DOPT Certificate in Curriculum development from ICA ROAP, Sri Lanka Academic Qualification Master in Commerce from Business School of Punjab University with Distinction in Financial Accounting Bachelor of Commerce From Punjab University Chandigarh with First Division

Practical Experience as Trainer, Teacher and Organizer Professor, Head and Programme Director PGDM, Centre for Management Education at Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management, Pune (2009-2010) Professor and Head, Centre for Information Technology at Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management, Pune (1998-2009) Principal, Institute of Co-operative Management (ICM), Dehradun (June, 95 to May, 98) Reader in Financial Management at Vamnicom, Pune (July, 1992 to June, 1995) Faculty Member in Finance, Accounts & Management at, Institute of Cooperative Management, Hyderabad, Jaipur , Chandigarh (1979-92) Baring Union Christian College, Batala, Punjab (1977-79) DAV College, Chandigarh, Union Territory (1976-77) DM College, Moga, Punjab (1975-76) Background Summary Served for 35 years as trainer in Training Methodology, Marketing, Finance, Cost Management, Communication, Cooperatives and Financial Accounting & Management; Served as Professor ,Head and Programme Director of two year course PGDM at Vamnicom with 100% placements Headed The Global HRD Network for Cooperatives promoted by International Cooperative Alliance Cooperative Learning Centre, Canada with the objective to network Cooperative HRD institutions in the world Worked as Lead Trainer for the project ILO/MATCOM for training trainers through application of Participative Training Techniques Served as Principal of a state level training institution for 3 years and transformed it into a vibrant institution which was dormant due to local conditions Conducted and Organised training programmes at National and International level applying participatory training approach; Designed curriculum and developed training material for international agencies like International Labour Organization (ILO), International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) etc; Coordinated projects on important areas of Co-ops for National level institutions & Government bodies like, NCDC, LBSNA, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India , Organized and attended international Training Mauritius, Bhutan, Nepal Programmes at Italy, Thailand, Malaysia,

Represented College and University in sports like Cricket and Table Tennis and other activities like Music & Dramatics Donated Blood for 70 times as Voluntary Donor. Motivated thousands in donating Blood Significant Achievements • Trained around 300 National & International trainers in use of the participatory training techniques including use of multimedia, as a part of ILO/MATCOM team which prepared them to effectively conduct & improve the quality of co-operative training. Presented seminars on varied topics at prestigious Training and Management Institutions like, LBS National Academy of Administration (Financing Coops in India; Learning Loopholes; Managing Rural Coops, Displacement of Fertilizer Cooperatives..),Institute of Rural Management, Anand (Micro Credit Amid Poverty), Members of Parliament (Vamnicom’s Perspective), Members of Legislative Assembly-Sikkim(Cooperative Development and Governance), Cooperative Department Punjab(Preparing Coop. Governance Code), etc.


Implemented number of innovative methods of development as Principal of a training institute at Dehradun, in the area of Human Resource Development, Networking with Co-operatives, NGOs &Government Agencies, diversification in training and development activities, infrastructure development, revenue generation etc. resulting into turnaround of a virtual dormant co-operative training institute into a vibrant institute of excellence. Conceptualized co-operative training & education perspective in Punjab as member of training and education committee, which enabled them to restructure the programmes for over 5000 employees & twenty thousand members of co-operatives. Coordinated over 500 training programmes in the area of curriculum development, training methodology, finance, micro credit, governance, marketing, communication, cost & management accounting, auditing and related sectors of co-operatives Written & published Articles, Papers & Case studies in the area of Training, Gender Integration, Finance & Marketing, and Co-operatives etc. Prepared a directory of power point presentations on 210 topics in the area of Finance, Marketing, Cooperative Governance, Cost-Management, Leadership, Cooperation, Training etc. Uploaded 118 documents on Specialised in Areas like Training, Marketing, Financial Management & Accounting, Cost Management, Corporate Governance and & General Administration(Visiting Faculty with many Business Schools at Pune)

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Initiatives Taken • Promoted Alumni association of PGDBA students of VAMNICOM. Organising Alumni Meet every year. Maintaining regular communication with about 450 Alumni members / PGDBA students. Worked for curriculum revision of PGDM-Agribusiness, prepared new model of placements, initiated knowledge and skill development activities for students, and organized National Debating & Symposium competition. Initiated a Global portal with the objective to network all the HRD Cooperative Institutions in the World so as to enable them to share information about their training programmes, training materials, research, faculty, news & events etc Worked for the promotion of voluntary blood Donation. Organised voluntary blood donation camps at the institute and other places. As a regular blood donor, donated blood 70 times. Honoured at national level. Undertaken tree plantation move as Principal of ICM, Dehradun in collaboration with forest department to promote social forestry & waste land development. As Principal of Institute of Co-operative Management, initiated to provide training to the about 450 rural poor women in formation & management of Dairy Co-operatives. Introduced action research in ICM, Dehradun by motivating the faculty of the institute to adopt villages in Uttaranchal. Under the programme, promoted youth of the area to form co-operatives and evaluated other performance. Being a sportsman, represented at University/ State levels in cricket. Organised sports events at various levels.

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Personal Information
Postal Address
Date of BirthMarital StatusA-6/405, Planet Millennium Cooperative Hosing Society Aundh Camp, Pune411027 (Maharashtra) India 24th may, 1952 Married with a family consisting of mother, wife and two sons


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