Prof(CAPT.) A. Nagaraj Subbarao


MBA, M.Phil

CAPT. A. Nagaraj Subbarao is a Master Mariner and specialized in Navigation, Ocean Engineering and Harbor Construction. He also has an MBA and M.Phil. in Human Resource Management with a specialization in People Management from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management (USA), and also a specialization in Leadership and Strategic Management from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (USA). He carries two decades of experience in the shipping industry both in India and abroad and commanded highly specialized state of the art ships for close to a decade leading teams, often in extremely adverse conditions.

He co-founded a Marine Consultancy and has been a Marine & Dredging Consultant before turning to academia. As an academician, over a career spanning eleven years, Prof. Nagaraj has held myriad positions and played various roles as: Dean of Academics (BBA/MBA), Professor (Organization Behaviour & Human Resource Management), Dean and Sr.Program Director (Executive Education) and Director of Human Resources at large universities.

Prof. Nagaraj Subbarao has had a deep engagement with industry by consulting and training in the areas of leadership, team dynamics and culture. He has an impressive social media presence and writes opinion pieces on various management issues. His recent case study on international mergers was shortlisted as an outstanding case in business studies by a joint jury comprising the IIM-L, Lucknow, Lucknow Management Association, SBI, NTPC and NHRD.

He presently serves at Dayananda Sagar University, Bangalore as Dean – Center for Executive Education and Professor – School of Commerce & Management Studies and lectures on Human Resource Management, Behavioral Psychology, International Culture and Strategy.

He is a keen sportsperson and has played cricket at the national junior level and is passionate about counseling and mentoring young students.



The Main Campus:

  • Campus 1: Dayananda Sagar University
  • 6th Floor, Dental Block, Shavige Malleshwara Hills, Kumaraswamy layout,
    Bangalore-560 111, India.
  • Schools at Campus 1:
    School of Commerce & Management Studies (B.Com - ACCA,CMA,CA | BBA, BBA - BFSI),
    Basic & Applied Sciences (B.Sc. | M.Sc),
  • Health Sciences (Physiotherapy - BPT | MPT | Pharmacy - B.Pharm, Pharma.D, M.Pharma | Nursing - B.Sc., PB B.Sc. | M.Sc.),
    Arts & Humanities(BA (Hons.) in Journalism) .
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  • Campus 3: Dayananda Sagar University
  • Innovation Campus, Hosur Main Road, Kudlu Gate, Bangalore-560 114, Karnataka, India.
  • Schools at Campus 3:
    School of Engineering (B.Tech. | M.Tech.| BCA),
    Department of MBA ( MBA )
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