Dr. Arun Velayudhan

Area: Operations Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Human Resource Management
Education: Submitted Ph.D. thesis on ‘Game-based Instructional Design and Skill Development’, at Bharathiar University. MBA (Human Resources Management), MA (Philosophy), B. Tech (Mechanical Engineering)
Arun Velayudhan is a faculty member for Management with teaching experience of close to 15 years. Having spent his time with diverse organizations in the field of Education, Consulting, Instructional Content Development, and Learning, he joined FIMS in the year 2015.
He teaches courses in the area of Operations Strategy, Project Management, and Entrepreneurship.
Research Interests
Game-Based Learning and Skill Development, Experience Design, Business Strategy, Business Models, Disruptive Technologies, and Peak Performance.
Game Development Consultant for a game development start-up.
Business Model Development for start-ups (Current clients from Digital Content Publishing, Wellness, and Construction industries).
Instructional Design Consultant for an experiential learning focused organization in the education Industry.
Achievements & MDP/FDP -Instructed
> Chairman of TATES (Teach & Train Educational Society) which works for the uplifting needy students in rural areas by providing educational support.
> Won the best research paper award for the paper titled ‘Learners Perceived Study Skill Is A Better Predictor of Learning Engagement than Their Prior Academic Performance’- A Gamification Perspective at the 2nd National Conference – YUJYATE 2016
> Won the best research paper award for the paper titled “Bettering Learning Engagement of Business Graduates for Effectively Facing Business Challenges – A Business Simulation Game Perspective” at 5th international Conference, facilitated by 3E Innovative Foundation on “Managing Uncertainties in Business: A Socio-Cultural Approach” 2015
> Training faculty for Faculty Development Program on ‘Game-Based Learning’ for College Professors at JDT Islam College of Pharmacy in 2019.
> Facilitator for FDP on Mentoring based on ‘Neuro-Linguistic Programming Techniques at College of Engineering, Thalassery,2018, JDT Islam College of Nursing, 2018 and LEAD College of Management in 2014.
> Training faculty for ‘Designing Activity Based Learning Modules’ workshop for college Professors at LEAD College of Management in 2015.
He is also Certified in Game-Based Teaching, an ISO Lead auditor, and a Performance Coach with advanced Neuro-Linguistic Programming Master Certification.