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Dr.Kumuda Gururao

eLearning, Digital Marketing Consultant n LinkedIn Author

Location
Chennai Area, India
Industry
E-Learning
Current
  1. Advisor2U
Previous
  1. College of Digital Marketing,
  2. SmartOn,
  3. Grey Head Media Pvt Ltd
Education
  1. University of Madras
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Advisor2U

Advisor2U

eLearning, Social Media Marketing and Edu. Tech and Educational Management Consultant

– Present

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Background

Summary

I am Dr.Kumuda Gururao with more than 25 years of combined experience in Academic and IT industry (eLearning & Online, Social Media Marketing). I have done M.Sc in Physics and Ph.D in Science Education and well versed in IT skills. I have also completed my MBA (IT & Software Marketing) from IICT, Lucknow, India.(www.iictindia.com)

I have held C-Level positions (CLO) and advised CLOs from Corporate sector. Apart from Senior Level Managers and Faculties, can coach CEOs/ CLOs / Chair persons, on latest trends in social media marketing, educational technology for blended mode of instruction .

Interested in acquiring consultation, training, implementation of social media marketing, programmatic marketing and eLearning, ICT, social media learning and Educational Technology projects.

Specialties: Latest eLearning Standard - Can guide in developing content based on latest eLearning standard, Tin Can (Aka Experience API) where LRSs (Learning Record Store) are used for storing and retrieving learning activities.

Social Media Marketing – Special Emphasis on generating business leads to website through SMM. (Social Media Marketing). Creating campaigns using killer strategies on HootSuite and on any social media platform.

Can create ultra-targeted customized ads by programmatic marketing using appropriate tools / platforms.

Can advice / review ID on development of ELearning & mLearning content, requirement of important features for LMS, Authoring Tools & Educational ERP. Can act as visiting professor for teaching above domains and can act as doctoral committee member for Ph.D in Edu.Tech.

Special Events

Expert Speaker for Social Media in Education’ at Education Tech Summit, New Delhi.(21-22 June 2013). http://www.advisor2u.com/eLearning-Conferences.html

Recently completed ‘Current / Future State of Higher Education’ (CFHE12) an open online network based course, invited by AACE (www.aace.org). The Concept Maps I created can be accessed @ http://bit.ly/1t4wrP0

Experience

eLearning, Social Media Marketing and Edu. Tech and Educational Management Consultant

Advisor2U
– Present (5 years 11 months)Chennai

Would consult, offer training and implement SMM (Social Media Marketing), eLearning, educational technology, ICT for blended mode of learning and SML (Social Media Learning). Visit website www.advisor2u.com for details.

Can implement marketing through QR codes by integrating print, web and mobile to get maximum benefit for your business.

Act as SME for the Certificate Program in Social Media Marketing offered by SmartOn. The job involves various aspects of course design such as checking and offering opinions on blue print, wired documents to reviewing story boards to other web based content, including creating challenging projects and DIY videos. It involves interacting with experts from India, USA and Canada. The sheer diversity and intelligence of the group is mind boggling! I enjoy working on such projects.

One of the Trainers and Speakers for Kiandas Business Academy
Visit http://www.kbainternational.com/trainers1.html

Recently performed social media marketing for TechElearns, a Chennai based company for promoting their website http://skillup.co.in/

As a Management Consultant, offers following services for Educational Institutions:

• Strategy for realizing organization goals
• ImplementTechnology
• Assistance for transition period
• Assistance for Realizing organization’s goals

As a Management Consultant offers complete project management solution for Corporate Sectors.

For my client list visit www.advisor2ucom

Recently acted as

1. Learning Strategist and Information Solution Architect for Triumph India Software Services Pvt Ltd (www.triumphindia.com)

2. Playing acting role (Advisor) in Digital Marketing Space for Triumph India Software Services Pvt Ltd

3. Acted as eLearning Consultant for eMantras (http://www.emantras.com)

Partial list of my projects are given below

Visiting Digital Marketing Trainer

College of Digital Marketing
(1 year 1 month)

Visiting Digital Marketing Trainer at www.collegeofdigitalmarketing.com

SME

SmartOn
(less than a year)

Act as SME for the Certificate Program in Social Media Marketing. The job involves various aspects of course design such as checking and offering opinions on blue print, wired documents to reviewing story boards to other web based content, including creating challenging projects and DIY videos. It involves interacting with experts from India, USA and Canada.

Expert Speaker for Education Tech Summit

Grey Head Media Pvt Ltd
(2 months)New Delhi

Expert Speaker for Education Tech Summit organized by Dynamic CIO at New Delhi

Learning Strategist-Advisor

Tr
(1 year 8 months)Bangalore

Offered end-end solution to eLearning projects by staying at on-site locations both Chennai and Bangalore.

eLearning Advisor/Consultant

TAFE
(4 months)Chennai

It is an engineering and Agri-Science based company. Acted as eLearning Advisor to their CLO and Learning Programs. Advice is being carried out by company.

Learning Consultant

C2Workshop Pvt Ltd
(1 year)

I acted as Learning Consultant for C2Workshop guiding them in

ELearning & Business promotions through SMM, SEO, Conferences etc

Chief Learning Officer

Alpha Group of Institutions
(3 months)

Chief Learning Officer for ALpha Group of Institutions comprising an
Arts & Science College
Engineering College
Matriculation Hr.Sec.Schools (2)

Prepared revenue models for various educational programs, including an e-learning project. Suggested a uniform template for creation of digital content and performance appraisal.

Project Head

NETed Learning Solutions
(less than a year)

Project Head and incharge of E-Learning Content for client, Ca University (http://www.caluniversity.edu/). Also reviewed the content, tested vaarious e-learning softwares and suggested improvements for LMS

E-Learning Consultant

Everonn Systems India Ltd
(1 year)

Offered consultancy services related to E-Learning work

Courses

Independent Coursework

  • Teaching With Moodle

Projects

eLearning Need Analysis for Training Programs

– Present

Required interviewing various heads of departments/plants at various locations of TAFE and analyze their requirements after explaining various levels of eLearning interactions.Had to find out what mode of training with what level of interactivity is required for various departments of the organization.

Team members:

eLearning Physics Project 2(Link)

It was executed for one of the clients and was a 5 month project.
I stayed onsite (Bangalore) for 3 1/2 months and remaining 1 1/2 months executed it remotely. I played following roles to execute the project.
I acted as ID, SME, Reviewer,Co-ordinator and interacted with client, team and management.
The team had done well when I was onsite as well as offsite.
The project involved lot of members but they are not available on LI.

Apart from this main project, consultancy was offered for various other projects too where I had worked onsite along with Project Leader.

Team members:

eLearning Physics Project 1

This project was executed by me when I acted as consultant for eMantras.
I acted as Consultant and reviewed the entire content at various stages including the final efile. Also acted as SME and developed content for very difficult topics in Physics.

Interacted with various teams in person and also virtually to bring out the best possible results for the project.

The project involved lot of members but they are not available on LI.

Social Media Marketing I

Provided consultancy to implement SMM (Social Media Marketing) for one of the clients of Advisor2U. The program involved effective utilization of Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and Blog.

Social Media Marketing II

The project involved executing Social Media Marketing for one of the clients of Advisor2U. The project involved effective utilization of Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and Blog.

Team members:

eLearning and Social Media Marketing Project

Acted as eLearning and Social Media Consultant. Interacted directly with the Founders of the company and offered my consultancy to various projects.

Duration -2009-2010

VSAT and eLearning Project(Link)

Delivered lessons through VSAT program where nearly 25 Institutions at a time used to get connected.
Also acted as eLearning Consultant for their eLearning project.

eLearning and Digital Marketing Project(Link)

Acted as Project Head and hence led the following projects:
1. Content Head for K-Publications leading a team from India and US. The interaction with US team was done virtually.
2. Content Head for Elearning courses developed for one of the US Universities. The project involved developing Elearning content for B.Tech (IT) and MBA courses
3. Being Project Head suggested curriculum for developing certificate courses for Corporate Sector
4. Suggested important features for LMS that was developed by the company.
5. Advised important suggestions to Marcomm team.

SME for Certificate Program in Social Media Marketing(Link)

Act as SME for the Certificate Program in Social Media Marketing. The job involves various aspects of course design such as checking and offering opinions on blue print, wired documents to reviewing story boards to other web based content, including creating challenging projects and DIY videos. It involves interacting with experts from India, USA and Canada. The sheer diversity and intelligence of the group is mind boggling! I enjoy working on such projects.

Team members:

Languages

  1. English

    Full professional proficiency
  2. Tamil

    Limited working proficiency
  3. Kannada

    Limited working proficiency
  4. Hindi

    Limited working proficiency
  5. French

    Elementary proficiency

Skills

  • E-Learning
  • Content Development
  • Learning Management
  • Instructional Design
  • Learning Management...
  • Captivate
  • Educational Technology
  • Blended Learning
  • Teaching
  • Social Media
  • SEO
  • Curriculum Design
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Programmatic Marketing
  • Performance Improvement
  • Training
  • Organizational...
  • Knowledge Management
  • Courses
  • Content Management
  • Management Consulting
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership Development
  • Adult Education
  • Distance Learning
  • Camtasia
  • Training Needs Analysis
  • Dreamweaver
  • Mobile Learning
  • Curriculum Development
  • Employee Training
  • Multimedia
  • SCORM
  • Instructor-led Training
  • SnagIt
  • Training Delivery
  • eLearning Softwares...
  • Google Analytics
  • Organizational Learning
  • Higher Education
  • Social Learning
  • SML-Social Media...
  • Learning Analytics
  • Auditing eLearning...
  • Tin Can API (New...
  • Articulate
  • Claro
  • Social Media Monitoring
  • Raptivity
  • See 35+  See less

Publications

Guide 2 iMarketing 4 Ur Business(Link)

eBook

The website offers the eBook titled ‘Guide 2 iMarketing 4 Ur Business’ that explains promoting your business using SEO, SEM, PR, Article Marketing, Bookmarking, Podcasting, Social Media Technologies.

Concept Mapping 4 Concepts of Nobel Prize in Physics(Link)

eBook

The ebook utilizes Concept Mapping strategy to present the concepts (Superconductors & Related Achievements) of Nobel Prize in Physics.

Education

University of Madras

Ph.D, Education (Learning Strategies)

Websites of my papers in International Conferences USA, Europe are:
1.http://www.editlib.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Reader.SearchResults&search_query=AND%28G%2CKumuda%29&SEARCH_STRING=G%2EKumuda&CFID=6470506&CFTOKEN=35809350

2.http://www.iadis.net/dl/Search_list_open.asp?code=2017

First Prize Winner of the BOLT (Broad Outlook Learner Teacher) Award for Chennai, India organized by Air India, Hindu & Dinamalar

Activities and Societies: I have participated in various workshops /conferences at national and international level. The details of it can be accessed by visiting the folowing URL: http://www.advisor2u.com/eLearning-Conferences.html

N.K.T.National College of Education

M.Phil, Educational Technology

I Rank Holder of University of Madras. Hence recepient of

Dr.Miss.Vedanayagam Gold Medal

University of Madras Students Endowment Prize

Activities and Societies: College Website: http://www.nktnce.ac.in/

Aptech Computers Ltd, Pune

Honors & Awards

Awards & Honors Received
Awards: I am one of the recipients of following Awards
• ‘Best Citizens of India’ given by The International Publishing House, during Dec 2012.
• ‘Shiksha Rattan Puraskar’ by IIFS (India International Friendship Society), New Delhi (30th Oct 2012)
• ‘Bharat excellence’ for the year 2010 given by Friendship Forum of India, NewDelhi (30th Sept. 2010).
• First Prize Winner of the BOLT (Broad Outlook Learner Teacher) Award for Chennai, during May 2003
Honors: My profile is included in the following:
• ‘Biography Today – India’ for the year 2011 by Rifacimento International.
• FAMOUS INDIA: Nation’s Who’s Who 2011 by Reguerdon Inc.
• ‘Asia Europe Who’s Who’ by Rendezvous Internationale for the year 2011.
• ‘Asia – Men & Women of Achievement’ by Reguerdon Inc. 2011
• Asia / Pacific Who's Who and Asian Admirable Achievers by Rifacimento International, during 2010

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