C. Suriyaprakash, India. VP-Research and Innovation:2010-2012
C. SURIYAPRAKASH, PhD, Professor of Human Resources, Jansons School of Business, has International Accreditation as Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (TSTA) in the organisational field. He is a Master Practitioner in NLP. He has over two decades experience in the industry, teaching MBAs, and industrial training, counselling and consultancy. His specialties include Organisational Behaviour, Applied Behavioural Sciences and Human Relations Development. His current research interests are on personality and leadership studies from the Indian philosophical perspective. He is a faculty of Asha Counselling and Training Services, Coimbatore and Former-President of TA Study Circle of Coimbatore. He is a member and was the Co-chair of Training Standards Committee, Training and Certification Council of Transactional Analysts, USA. He was Vice-President-Operations (2007-2009) of the International Transactional Analysis Association (ITAA). Currently he is Vice President-Research and Development, South Asian Association of Transactional Analysts (SAATA) and Vice-President, Research and Innovation of the ITAA.
Suriyaprakash co-founded Relations Institute of Development, in 1995, to provide Organisational Development Training, Coaching and Counselling. He has trained thousands of managers, executives, factory employees, teachers, students, social workers and parents and logged over 10000 hours of teaching, training and consultancy using TA and allied models. His specialty in organisational development, with TA includes, creating awareness, leadership, team building, problem-solving, conflict resolution, group dynamics, communication and motivation.
He is part of a team facilitating groups of professionals in Coimbatore, Bangalore and Calicut preparing organisational trainers and consultants and counsellors for the International Certification as Transactional Analysts in the field of Organisational Development and Counselling. He has also trained in Bangladesh and Ukraine. He regularly participates and presents papers in national and international conferences.
His passion includes study in the fields of personality, leadership and Indian philosophy. He is married and enjoys reading non-fiction, travelling, trekking and cooking!