Bindu John

M.A (Clinical Psychology

Rajagiri Centre for Behavioural Science and Research

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Saintgits Institute of Management; Saintgits College of Engineering, Pathamuttom, Kottayam (2007- 2016)
  • ICFAI National College, Pathanamthitta (2006-2007)
  • Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Nagpur University (2001-2002)
  • High School Teacher, Believers Church Residential School,Tiruvalla (2003, 2005-2006)

Educational Qualifications

  • M.A (Clinical Psychology), 1997
  • B.A. Psychology,1995
  • Bachelors in Education (2003),Titus II Teachers College, M.G. University, Kottayam Top Rank Holder in College with Distinction

Additional Certification

  • Certificate Course in Advanced Counseling Techniques, International Association of Holistic Psychology, 2014

Other Work Experience

  • Academic & Exam Coordinator for five years
  • Mentoring & Counseling Students
  • Guiding Final Projects & Organizational Study
  • MGU Additional Examiner & Chief Examiner
  • Cultural Club Coordinator for five years
  • Helping in placement training by conducting Mock Interviews & Group Discussion

Work Accomplishments

  • 12 years of teaching experience with ten years experience in the college level.
  • Consistently obtained 98-100 % results in subjects taught.
  • Consistently received feedback rating of 90-98% in teaching assessment for papers handled.
  • Introduced the English Club in Saintgits Institute of Management for students weak in English.
  • Introduced and implemented the concept of Carnival every year for students to gain practical knowledge of business
  • Helped start and establish the SIM Alumni Association in 2009 and initiated three Chapters in Cochin, Thiruvananthapuram and Dubai.
  • Introduced and conducted two seminars on Environment Management in Saintgits Institute of Management.

Papers Presented

  • Supervisor Motivating Language: Effect on Subordinate Job Satisfaction, Perceived Supervisory Communication Competence and Communication Satisfaction’ at International Conference Managing Human Resources at the Workplace organized by SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysore from 14-15 Dec, 2012

Papers Published

  • ‘Motivating Language and its influence on worker outcomes- A conceptual model development’ at the National Conference on “Management Facets: Quest and Fortuity” organized by Berchmans Institute of Management Studies, S B College, Changanacherry on 10th & 11th January 2013.
  • “Is internality an indicator of high self esteem? Linking Locus of Control to the Self Esteem of teachers of Professional Colleges” at National Summit on Human Resource Practices and Management (HRPM 2009) held at Saintgits Institute of Management from 23-25th July 2009.
  • “Motivating Language and its influence on Worker Outcomes - A Conceptual Model Development” Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities Vol. 6, No. 4, April 2016, pp. 74-88.
  • “A Study on the impact of Locus of Control on Turnover Intention Among Employees” Erudition, Volume, No 9 (1) January 2009, pp 31-43

Literary Interests

  • Published an article ‘An Apple in your yard’ in Vibrant Keralam, Aug-Sep 2012, Vol 1 (6).
  • Published an article ‘In pursuit of spiritual bliss’ in Vibrant Keralam, Nov-Dec 2012 Vol 1 (7).
  • Website content editing and development for Saintgits Institute of Management.
  • Creating and Editing the Admission Brochure for Saintgits Institute of Management.
  • Editor of Souvenir for Travancore Management Association, TRAMA, 2014
  • Sub Editor of SIMPRESSIONS, quarterly magazine of Saintgits Institute of Management for two years.

Conference/Seminars Organized

  • Chief Coordinator of One Day Seminar on Environment Management on Dec 10, 2012 in association with NGO Thanal. Resource Persons- Shri Jayakumar, Thanal; Dr. Abey Kuruvilla, Asst. Prof, Tata Institute of Social Sciences.
  • Organized a One Day Seminar on Environmental Management with the theme: Applying Sustainable Development Thinking to Waste Management and Renewable Energy Issues In Different National Contexts on 20th Dec 2010 at Saintgits Institute of Management. The seminar was addressed by Dr. John Bryden and Dr. Karen Refsgaard from Norwegian Agricultural Research Institute, Norway
  • Assistant Coordinator of National HR Summit on Human Resource Practices and Management in support with Economic Times and National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM)-Kerala Chapter, Saintgits Institute of Management, July 2009.

FDP/MDP/Workshop/Conference Attended

  • Two day HR Conference – “ Make in India- Realigning workforce and workplace” organized by NIPM, Kerala on 6th & 7th August 2015
  • Two day Conference on HR organized by ISTD Cochin Chapter at XIME on Oct 24 & 25, 2013
  • Students One day Training on ‘Change before Change’ organized by JCI, Kottayam Cybercity on 20th April 2013, IMA Hall, Kottayam.
  • One Day Convention on Women Leadership organized by CII at Cochin, 13 June 2012
  • 3 Day Conference on HR with the theme ‘Aligning Triple Bottom Line – People, Planet & Profit’ organized by National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM), Cochin Chapter on Sept 6-8, 2012
  • 2 Day workshop on SPSS & Research Methodology organized by Saintgits Institute of Management October 19-20, 2012.
  • Participated in a 3 day Workshop conducted by the Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad and Albertian Institute of Management, Cochin on “Capacity Building for Research” organized during 3rd, 4th and 5th June 2010
  • Attended National Seminar on “Value Based Management Practices” organized by the Department of Management Studies, Mangalam College of Engineering, Ettumanoor, Kottayam on 4th Dec 2009.
  • Faculty Development Program on Statistical Techniques and Data Analysis using PASW Statistics 18 organized by SPSS South Asia & Marian College, Kuttikaanam on 27th & 28th Nov 2009.

Trainings Offered

  • “Ice Breaking Session” for entrepreneurs organized by State Bank of Travancore, Kottayam, April 17th , 2013
  • “Communication Skills” for entrepreneurs organized by State Bank of Travancore, Kottayam, Nov 12th 2013
  • “Group Discussion & Interview” for graduate students at Marthoma College, Tiruvalla, 14 Feb 2013
  • “Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and Application in Business” for entrepreneurs organized by State Bank of Travancore, Kottayam, 16 Jan 2013

Event Coordinator

  • Chief Coordinator SIMTHESIS 2015 – National Level Management Fest for students- Saintgits Institute of Management
  • Co Coordinator of SIMTHESIS 2013, 2012, 2010 & 2008- National Level Management Meet for students- Saintgits Institute of Management
  • Participated and helped organize the inauguration of Travancore Management Association (TRAMA) inaugurated by Shri APJ Abdul Kalam in Feb 2008.
  • Coordinated and compeered the inaugural ceremony of Kottayam Port, in 2009

Professional Membership

  • AIMS International
  • Travancore Management Association(TRAMA)
  • NIPM (Cochin Chapter)
  • International Association of Holistic Psychology (IAHP)