About Us

Name : Dr. Ram Singh

Function : Professor
HOD (Trade Operations & Logistics)

Email : ramsingh@iift.edu

Qualification

1.     MBA (Marketing & Finance),

2.     PhD (Management);

3.     Certificate in Global Governance; G.D.I.; Bonn

4.     Post Graduate Diploma in International Trade Operations (PGDIBO) from IGNOU

5.     Qualified UGC-NET Examination

Areas of Interest / Specialization

1.     International Business

2.     Export-Import Management

3.     International Trade Logistics

4.     Export Documentation and Procedure

5.     International Marketing

Work Experience

1.     Worked with Raja Balwant Singh College Agra in Faculty of Management and Computer Application from July 2000 to June 2003. Teaching International Business, International Marketing, and International Management to MBA Students.

2.     Worked as Assistant Professor, Chairman Admissions & Chairman PGDBM (DLP) with Institute of Management Studies Ghaziabad (UP) from June 2003 to June 2006. Teaching International Business, International Marketing and Export Documentation to PGDBM and MIB students.

3.     Presently working as Professor with Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) since June 2006 for Foreign Trade Policy, International Trade Operations and International Trade Logistics.

Publications


A.    TEXT BOOKS:

1.     Authored the Text Book entitled “International Trade Logistics” (ISBN- 0-19-945545-7) for students specializing in Logistics Management at Graduate & Post Graduate Level with “Oxford University Press” (2015)

2.     Authored the text book entitled “International Trade Operations” (ISBN-9788174467355) for the students specializing into Trade Operations; Export Import Procedure & Documentation with Excel Publications New Delhi, (2009)

B.    STRUCTURED LEARNING MATERIAL / BOOKS FOR UNIVERSITY:

1.     Co-authored the text book with Lalita Sagi; HG Munnar & Raj Agarwal on “International Trade Theory & Practice” (ISBN 9788125937395 ) a text book for students specializing into International Business for Directorate of Distance Education; MD Rohtak University; Rohtak with Vikas Publications; Noida ( 2010)

2.     Co-authored with Prof. Areej Aftab Siddiqui the book entitled “ Exim Finance” (ISBN- 978-93-259-7458-6) for Sikkim Manipal University, Bangalore India (2012)

3.     Co-authored with Dr. Surendar Singh the book entitled as “International Economics & Trade” (ISBN-978-93-259-7590-3) published by Vikas Publications, New Delhi. (2013)

4.     Co-authored with Dr. Surendar Singh the book entitled as “Management of Foreign Trade” (ISBN-978-93-259-7817-1) published by Vikas Publications, New Delhi. (2013)

5.     Co-authored with Dr. Surendar Singh three units for book entitled “Principles of International Business for Tourism” (ISBN-9789325987319) with Vikas Publication for Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala (2015)

6.     Authored the book entitled as “International Business” (ISBN-978-93-259-8918-4) for M.Com students of Guwahati University, Assam With Vikas Publication (2015)

7.     Authored a Book on “International Business Environment” (ISBN: 978-93-5259-485-6) for BBA students of Jamia Milia Islamia, Central University (BCIBF-303) in 2017)

8.     Export-Import Procedures and Documentation ((ISBN-9789325954755 for Vikas Publication (2011)

9.     Authored 9 chapters out of 12 chapter in the book entitled “Export Import Procedure & Documentation” (BIBF 305) for Arjun Singh Center on Distance Education; Jamia Milia Islamia University; New Delhi (2010) 

10. Authored 6 chapters out of 12 chapter in the book entitled “International Business Finance ” (BIBF 6) for Arjun Singh Center on Distance Education; Jamia Milia Islamia University; New Delhi (2010)  

11. Contributed 10 Chapters for Structured Learning Material “Apparel Merchandising & Trade” to Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi (2012)

12. Contributed 5 Chapters to book entitled as “International Business Management” to Uttrakhand Open University, Kashipur Uttaranchal (India) (2013)

13. Co-authored the book entitled as “International Trade Procedures and Documentation” for Lovely Professional University with Excel Publications (2013).

14. Authored the book entitled “Export Import Management” with Excel Books for Jay Narayan Vyas University (2015).

C.     BOOKS EDITED

1.     Export Financing and Documentation of Directorate of Distance Education at the Pondicherry University for MBA (Distance Mode Program )

2.     Global Business Finance and Trade: of Directorate of Distance Education at the Pondicherry University for MBA (Distance Mode Program)

3.     Global Business Finance (Course Code 37 Paper Code-4020) of Directorate of Distance Education at the Pondicherry University for MBA (Distance Mode Program)

4.     International Business Management of Sikkim Manipal University for MBA (Distance Mode Program)

5.     Global Supply Chain Management of Sikkim Manipal University for MBA (IB) – Distance Mode Program.

6.     Export Import Management of Sikkim Manipal University for MBA (IB) Distance Learning Mode.

D.    RESEARCH ARTICLES/PAPERS:

1.     Dr. Ram Singh (2009) Ph. D abstract entitled “Changes in India’s Balance of Payments in Post Liberalized Era- An Analytical Study with special reference to Corporate Sector” accepted for Publication in Finance India (ISSN No. 09703772) in June 2009 Vol. XXIII No.2, Indian Institute of Finance New Delhi, ABDC (AUSTRALIA BUSINESS DEANS COUNCIL), & AUGC INDEXED JOURNAL.

2.     Dr. Ram Singh (2006): Globalization of Indian Economy- Challenges in Trade Logistics and Transportation Vol. II No. 2 July-December 2006, Asia Pacific Business Review (ISSN NO. 23210729), Half Yearly Refereed Journal of Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi, a UGC Indexed Journal.

3.     Dr. Ram Singh (2005) India’s Steel Export Competitiveness in WTO Borderless Regime, Journal of IPM Vol 5, No.2 July December 2005, Institute of Productivity & Management, Meerut, (UP)

4.     Dr. Ram Singh (2005) A Study of India’s Trade and Investment Potential with Southern African Countries Union(SACU), Vol. 6 July December 2005, Samadhan, A Journal for Perspective Managers, Institute of Productivity and Management Lucknow (UP)

5.     Dr. Ram Singh (2006) Challenges to India’s IT Enabled Services Export in WTO Borderless Regime, Management Trends –A Journal of Department of Business Management (ISSN No. – 0973-9203) Saurastra University Rajkot-360005

6.     Dr. Ram Singh (2006), Indian Plantation Sector in WTO Era- A Study to Boost India’s Coffee Export, IME Journal (ISSN: 0974-0716) Vol.1 No.1 June 2006 Institute of Management Education Ghaziabad (UP), a UGC Indexed Journal.

7.     Dr. Ram Singh (2006) Focus CIS –Strategizing to Enhance India’s Foreign Trade in WTO Borderless Regime, International Journal of Management Sciences (ISSN 0973-2101) Vol. 2 No.1 July 2006 IGRC Shiva Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad, India, a UGC Indexed Journal.

8.     Dr. Ram Singh (2006) Gems and Jewllery Exports in WTO Era- An Appraisal, Journal of Management Development and Information Technology Vol.4 July 2006 Hindustan Institute of Management & Computer Studies, Agra.

9.     Dr. Ram Singh (2006) Textiles Exports- Post MFA Scenario opportunities and Challenges, Regime Issue 30, No.  08 January-March 2006, the Economic Challenger (ISSN No. 09751351), a UGC Indexed Journal).

10.                     Dr. Ram Singh (2006) WTO Era & Processed Food Products Exports- A Study of India’s Marine Exports in SPS Regime, Knowledge Hub- A Reservoir of Knowledge, Vol.2 No.1 January-June 2006, Rajiv Academy for Technology and Management  Mathura (UP)

11.                     Dr. Ram Singh (2006) India’s Plantation Export in WTO Borderless Regime- A Study on boosting India Tea Export, JIM Quest Journal of Management and Technology (ISSN No. 09756280) Vol. 01 Issue 02 Jaipuria Institute of Management Vasundara Ghaziabad, 2006, a UGC Indexed Journal).

12.                     Dr. Ram Singh (2006) Poultry Export- Issues and Prospects, Vol.1 No.2 September 2006, ACRM Journal of Business Management and Research (ISSN No. 2321– 8487), Acharya Institute of Management & Sciences.

13.                     Dr. Ram Singh, Puneet Sandha (2006) Cultural and Social Implications of Business Negotiations  in China Vol. 7 January- June 2006, Samadhan, A Journal for Perspective Managers, Institute of Productivity and Management Lucknow.

14.                     Ram Singh (2006) India’s Trade Infrastructure- Challenges and Options in IME Journal ((ISSN: 0974-0716) July 2006, a UGC Indexed Journal.

15.                     Ram Singh (2006) India’s Potential for Fruit and Vegetables Exports to other Asian Countries in Voyage at CIBMRD Nagpur, Maharashtra,  June 2006

16.                     Ram Singh (2006) Medical Tourism: Benchmarking India’s Service Offer in WTO borderless Regime in ‘Tourism- Theory and Practice’ (ISSN No. 09736611) Kolkata May 2006, a UGC Indexed Journal).

17.                     Dr. Ram Singh( 2007) India’s Air Cargo Infrastructure – Issues and Challenges Journal of IPM Meerut, Vol. 8, No. 2 July December 2007 Institute of Productivity & Management Meerut (UP)

18.                     Dr. Ram Singh (2007): An Appraisal of India’s IT Exports in WTO Borderless Regime Issue 34, No.  09 January-March 2007, The Economic Challenger (ISSN No. 09751351), a UGC Indexed Journal).

19.                     Dr. Ram Singh (2007) Implications of Indo Srilanka Free Trade Agreement for India Tea Exporters, Vol. 10 July December 2007, Samadhan, A Journal for Perspective Managers, Institute of Productivity and Management Lucknow.

20.                     Dr. Ram Singh (2007) Impact of Trade Related Investment Measures on India- The Context of WTO Borderless Regime, Vol. 1 January 2007, Driems Business School, Cuttack

21.                     Dr. Ram Singh Prof. Puneet Sandha (2007) Cultural and Social Implications in Business Negotiations with Saudi Arabians-An Exporter Perspective, Vol.5 No.2 May –August 2007 OORJA Journal of Management and IT (ISSN NO. 09747869) International School of Informatics and Management Jaipur, a UGC Indexed Journal.

22.                     Dr. Ram Singh, Prof. Puneet Sandha (2007): Sensitivities in Malaysian Business Customs, Culture and Etiquettes- A Marketer Perspectives, Vol. 2 No.1 June-August 2007, I-Manager’s Journal on Management, I-Manager Publications, Kerala (ISSN No. 0973-5054), a UGC Indexed Journal.

23.                     Dr. Ram Singh, (2007) Key Drivers for Growth in the IT Industry- India’s Value Preposition, Bizcraft, Vo.1 N0.2 March-August 2007 The Journal of Contemporary Management Perspective, Faculty of Management Science, Shri Ram Murti Smarak College of Engg. & Technology Bareilly (UP)

24.                     Dr. Ram Singh (2007) Appreciating Rupee-Options and Strategies for Exporter and Government, Vol.2 No.2 September–November 2007, I-Manager’s Journal on Management, I-Manager Publications, Kerala, (ISSN No. 0973-5054), a UGC Indexed Journal.

25.                     Dr. Ram Singh (2007) Improving India’s Air Cargo Infrastructure for a Better Logistical Supply Chains, Vol. 10 No. 2 July-December 2007 Pranjana-The Journal of Management Awareness (ISSN: 0971-9997), Integrated Academy of Management and Technology Ghaziabad, India, a UGC Indexed Journal.

26.                     Dr. Ram Singh (2007) Focus Latin America-Strategizing to enhance India’s Export in WTO Borderless Regime, Bizcraft, Vo.1 N0.1 September-February, 2007 The Journal of Contemporary Management Perspective, Faculty of Management Science, Shri Ram Murti Smarak College of Engg. & Technology Bareilly (UP)

27.                     Dr. Ram Singh (2007) Study of India’s Trade and Investment Potential with BIMSTEC Countries in WTO Borderless Regime, Vol. 1 No.3 December-February 2007, I-Manager’s Journal on Management, I-Manager Publications, Kerala, (ISSN No. 0973-5054), a UGC Indexed Journal.

28.                     Dr. Ram Singh (2008) Trade Logistics Bottleneck in India- A Study on Improving Road Network, Effulgence (ISSN NO. 09728058) Vol.6 No.1 January- June, Rukmani Devi Institute of Advanced Studies, New Delhi, a UGC Indexed Journal.

29.                     Dr. Ram Singh (2008) India’s IT Export – A Value Preposition, Gitam Journal of Management (ISSN NO. 0972740X) Vol.6 No.1 January March 2008, College of Management Studies, GITAM Institute of International Business, Vizag (Andhra Pradesh), a UGC Indexed Journal.

30.                     Dr. Ram Singh (2008) India’s Gems and Jewellery Sector- A Porter Competition Analysis, Pragyaan Journal of Management (ISSN No. 09745505) Vo. 6 Issue 1 June 2008 Institute of Management Studies Dehradoon, a UGC Indexed Journal.

31.                     Dr. Ram Singh (2009); “India Transport Challenges” a chapter to IME Journal of Management (ISSN: 0974-0716) Sahibabad; Ghaziabad (UP), a UGC Indexed Journal.

32.                     Dr. Deepanker Sinha & Dr. Ram Singh (2018) “Mapping Export Prospects of Citrus Fruits from India” in Economic Challenger – an International Journal (ISSN-0975-1351) No. 20 vol. 70 April-June 2018, a UGC Indexed Journal.

33.                     Dr. Deepanker Sinha & Dr. Ram Singh (2018) “Doing Business Framework: A Case Study on Sourcing From Russia” in International Journal of Trade and Commerce (IIARTC--ISSN- 2277-5811) , a UGC Indexed Journal.

34.                     Ashutosh Kar, Dr. Deepanker Sinha & Dr. Ram Singh (2018) “Cargo Mix, The Survival Strategy Of Ports: A Case Of Major Ports Of India” in OORJA Journal of Management and IT (ISSN NO. 09747869) International School of Informatics and Management Jaipur, a UGC Indexed Journal.

35.                     Ashutosh Kar, Dr. Deepanker Sinha & Dr. Ram Singh (2018) “Quality Of Service Based Pricing Framework For Major Ports Of India” in Pragyaan Journal of Management (ISSN No. 09745505) Journal of IMS-UNISON UNIVERSITY, a UGC Indexed Journal.

E.     INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

1.            Ram Singh: Reducing Transactional Cost in India’s Foreign Trade through Better Logistical Infrastructure (in absentia) an AIMS International Conference at IIM Indore, Dec. 25-30, 2006.

2.            Ram Singh: Oil Crisis In India: Should We Switch Over To Gas In Future Or Not? in International Seminar at PCTE Ludhiana April 8th 2006

F.     RESEARCH PROJECT AT IIFT

1.     Appreciation of Indian Rupee: Challenges for Indian Handicrafts Exporters for Development Commissioner (Handcrafts) Ministry of Textiles, Government of India (December 2007)

2.     “Appraisal of Central Component of Assistance to States for Infrastructure Development For Exports (ASIDE) Scheme” for Director Infrastructure, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India (2014)

3.     “A Study on Export Potential & Strategy for State of Punjab” for Punjab Small Industries & Infrastructure Corporation, Government of Punjab (2015)

4.     A Study on Export Potential & Strategy for State of Himanchal Pradesh, for Directorate of Industries, Government of Himanchal Pradesh (2015)

5.     Development of “Export Management and Compliance Manual” a SOP for Executives of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) for management of export and import Operations, 2016

6.      “Trading Across Borders: Impact of GOI Reforms Measures” Observations from Exim Stakeholders in Logistics Chain”. 2018

G.    CASES:

1.            Wavering Rupees: RBI let loose; Traders Confuse.

2.            India’s Trade Policy: Making It Work; No Another Jerk

3.            Trade Facilitation: A Paramount Need for India

4.            India’s Tea Exports: Challenges from RTA/FTA


Professional / Academic Affiliations

1.     Alumni; Program on Managing Global Governance; Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development(BMZ); Federal Republic of Germany; Bonn

2.     Alumni; Program on International Futures; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; (Auswartige Amt); Federal Republic of Germany; Berlin

3.     Academic Referee; Pragyaan Journal; IMS Dehradoon (Uttrakhand)2009

4.     Academic Member; Editorial Board, The Economic Challenger (2007)