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Department of Management & Professional Studies

Dr. Ayana Johny

Designation : Assistant Professor & HOD

Qualification : Ph.D

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Dr. (Mrs). Ayana Johny, a professional with four years of corporate experience and four years of teaching experience. Started her career as Assistant Manager in South Indian Bank Ltd. During the banking career, worked in various positions in marketing and Information technology department and was the faculty in staff training college of the bank. Worked as faculty in Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME, Kochi)and Naipunnya Business School. She is also a resource person in Employment Guidance Bureau, Cochin University of Science and technology. She was awarded Ph.d in Management (Information Technology in Banking) by Cochin University of Science and Technology. Have international publications and many paper presentations to the credit. Her academic qualifications include MBA (Finance) and Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Research Management. Her areas of interest are banking and Economics

  • P.hD (SMS, Cochin University of Science and Technology)
  • MBA (Finance)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Research Management (IGNOU)
  • Asst. Professor, Naipunnya Business School, February 2017- February 2019.
  • Lecturer, Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, December 2012- 2013.
  • Asst. Manager, South Indian Bank, 2005-2008
  • International Business
  • Financial Markets
  • Economics
  • Paper titled “An Integrated Model of factors Affecting Information technology Implementation Success in Organizations”, in the “International Journal of Engineering and Management Research”, Volume 5, issue-2 of April 2015. ISSN(0nline): 2250-0758, ISSN (Print): 2394-6962.
  • Paper titled ‘A study on Factors affecting information technology implementation success, with reference to the banks in India’ in the “International conference on Banking and Finance” held at Bharata Mata institute of Management, Kochi, on 26th April 2013.
  • Paper titled ‘Building Information technology Infrastructure Flexibility for Business Value Generation with reference to the Banking Industry’. At Eleventh Global conference on Flexible Systems Management at IIMK, Kozhikode Held from 9th to 12th December 2011.
  • Paper titled ‘Change Management and Organizational development –In the context of banking Industry’ in the “International seminar on Global challenges of emerging India- A Management perspective” at Vivekanandha institute of information and management studies Tiruchengode, Tamil Nadu . Held from 14th to 15th February 2011.
  • Seminar on ‘International Financial reporting Standards (IFRS), jointly organized by School of management Studies , CUSAT and Ernakulum branch of SICASA of The Institute of Chartered Accountants Of India, on 29th October, 2010.
  • National seminar on ‘Interest free micro finance”, jointly organized by the Indian association for Islamic Economics and School of Management Studies, CUSAT on 17th march 2012.
  • National seminar on ‘Emerging International Business order’ organized by school of management Studies, CUSAT on 30-31 march 2012.
  • FDP in Behavioural Economics conducted by St. Berchmans College from August 22-26, 2020
  • National Webinar on Structural Transformation: Visualizing post crisis tourism on 17th September 2020.
  • Illuminate 2020 workshop on Business Model by IIT Mumbai 
  • National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights , conducted by Cochin College 29th September 2020
  • National Webinar on Business and Society: Post COVID Thoughts conducted by Rajagiri College of Social Sciences on 17th May 2020.
  • CIMA-UK and AICPA: Global  Excellence Award Teaching Excellence award-Country Champion (India) 2022


  • Certificate course on Advanced Research Methodology
  • SPSS Training as part of PGTRM Program
  • Participated in two day workshop on ‘Information Retrieval from E-resources in Social Science & Research article writing’.
  • Faculty Development workshop on Case Writing and Case Teaching.

Arpit/ Coursera Courses Completed 

  • Firm Level Economics: Markets and Allocations by University of Illinois
  • Financial Markets by Yale University 
  • Swayam Arpit online course on Financial Markets and Emerging Business Model