THE VICE-CHANCELLOR’S MESSAGE
It is indeed an honour to serve as the Vice-Chancellor of Skyline University Nigeria here in the beautiful city of Kano, Nigeria. Being the first international Private University in Kano, SUN has been established as an extraordinary university and I am particularly proud of how enthusiastic people are about this university, its students and staff members. As I look forward to continuing from my predecessor in fast-tracking and shaping the university into an institution of excellence in the field of education, I give special thanks to all those who have inducted me so well into the university.
Skyline University Nigeria will continue its focus on developing skills and competencies among the students as per the needs of the dynamic market and environment. We hope to hone the skills of the students to suit the job requirements for today and in the future. Alongside this journey, we shall adopt the necessary processes that play a major role in developing the human capital, by equipping the youth with the right knowledge, skills and attitude suitable for the Nigerian Business Industry, as well as in the Global community.
SUN will focus on using various teaching methodologies in its different schools/colleges and integrate them with the latest technological tools. These will help in not only imparting knowledge and skills but also inculcate values that will help in giving back to the community and improving their lot.
We at SUN are committed to involving all our stakeholders in achieving our mission to make a mark in Nigeria as a quality provider of education.
Prof. AJITH KUMAR V.V.
Skyline University Nigeria
VC Profile: Prof. Ajith Kumar. V.V
Prof. AJITH KUMAR.V. V began his term in office as Vice-Chancellor of Skyline University Nigeria on Wednesday 27th January 2021. Prior to this appointment, he has served as Dean-School of Business, with Skyline University College Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. He has served the educational industry for over 22 years in various positions in teaching and research. Under his leadership, the School of Business, Skyline University College, Sharjah has grown considerably and has successfully achieved Ministry approvals and recognitions in Teaching, Research & Services.
He has been a key driving force behind re-inventing the Center for Continuing Learning where he successfully managed relationships with various international organizations that offer professional certifications and added many new courses. He successfully started Executive Development Programs for various sectors of the industry which are running very successfully.
Prof. Ajith has attained a wide spectrum of honours. He was honoured with the award for excellence in teaching in 2014-2015, Excellence in Academics in 2015-16 and 2016-17 respectively, AAC member of the year award in 2018-19, etc. His most recent initiative was undertaking the process towards achieving the AACSB International Accreditation for School of Business where major work has been accomplished by him and his team.
He obtained his PhD in the area of Human Resource Management and has undergone a course on Cross-Cultural Management & Problem Solving from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. His research areas are in Leadership, HR Flexibility, Business Ethics and Diversity Management. He has published many papers in various journals and presented papers in various conferences across the globe.
He has also conducted several executive programs in the areas of Leadership, Conflict & Negotiation to employees of corporates like Gulf Air, Wipro, etc. He has teaching and administrative experience in reputed business schools like ICFAI and Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, in India. He also worked as a faculty member at the Bahrain Training Institute in the Kingdom of Bahrain for one year. He teaches business subjects like Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management and Leadership. He believes in the core values of teamwork and trust.