At present Prof. Ahamed Riaz is working as the Deputy Director and Associate Professor at FIMS, Farook College. He is a management faculty and a business professional, with an overall experience of more than fifteen years in teaching and business management in industries like, chemical industry, Agri-Business and Banking industry. Graduate in Agricultural Science from Kerala Agricultural University with a Masters in Business Management.
Awarded with Junior Research Fellowship by ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research -New Delhi,Govt of India) for Business Management in the year 2000. Completed Masters Degree and Research thesis in the year 2002 and joined the industry by campus placement.UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) qualified in Business Management. Completed an FDP from IIM-Kozhikode on “Innovative Approaches in Management Teaching”. Currently pursuing PhD in Marketing Management.
Served in various managerial capacities like Cluster Head, Senior Manager and Territory Manager in companies like Tata Chemicals Ltd, Axis Bank Ltd, MCF Ltd and Parry India Ltd, at various locations like Mumbai, Kanpur, Chennai, Bangalore and Kochi.
During the tenor in industry, has been associating with University departments and handled various guest lectures and training sessions. Also has been a faculty for Management Development Programs (MDP) for various organizations like Central Warehousing Corporation, Multi Commodity Exchange, and Institute for Management in Government apart from handling sessions in B-Schools. Published articles and research papers in National and International Journals on topics related to Service Marketing, Banking & Financial Services. Presented papers and participated as Resource Person for various National Seminars on Financial Inclusion, E-Commerce and Marketing Management.
After an experience of more than a decade in the industry in various managerial positions re-entered into research by pursuing a PhD in Business Management and took up the faculty position at FIMS, Farook College in the year 2013 with an additional responsibility as Coordinator of Training & Placement. He was appointed as the Deputy Director of the institute in 2017.