Professor Sreekumar Ancheri was the Founding Director, Dean and Chief Advisor of with DC School of Management and Technology (DCSMAT) Group of Institutions till he passed away in 2015. He was an academician who changed the scenario of management education in Kerala. He was instrumental in introducing learning and teaching through case methodology for the first time in Kerala in a big way in DCSMAT. He also introduced the use of Course Management Software – Moodle. Both these initiatives were far ahead of their times in Kerala. He always believed in disruptive innovation and his academic leadership in DCSMAT inspired the faculty and the students to excel in the teaching and learning processes in the DCSMAT Institutions and continues to do so, even today. His academic workshops were a learning platform for every new faculty and his constant monitoring of the delivery of course content is something everyone misses quite fondly.
A fellow of IIM (Ahmedabad) , he holds an MBA from CUSAT and A B. Tech in Electrical Engineering from College of Engineering, Trivandrum. He initially worked at SAIL from 1988 to 1990 and since then had been with Goa University as Dean, Faculty of Management Studies from 1996.
He has held many illustrious positions that include visiting professor at Arero, Portugal and IIM (Kozhikode). He was a regular invitee to IIM Ahmedabad to take sessions on case methodology as a trainer for IIM faculty. To date, his academic leadership continues to inspire the faculty and students.