Prof. Swarnalatha Jagarlapudi


Swarnalatha J is working as Professor, Centre for Human Resources Development, since 2010 at ASCI.


Swarnalatha J is a Senior Human Resources Professional with a high degree of commercial acumen and entrepreneurial flair demonstrated through an outstanding record of achievement in a variety of business sectors. She possesses substantial experience in global organisations as an adaptable individual offering significant strategic and operational HR inputs, strong troubleshooting skills and a proven ability to implement innovative solutions and optimise resources with impact on the business bottom line. She has expertise in areas of HR and OB including HR planning and strategy; HR Training and Development, Performance Management Systems, Compensation and Benefits administration,  HR Audit & Balanced Score Card; Recruiting and staffing; Employee Counselling, Mentoring; Conflict Resolution; Vendor Management; ERP(SAP-HR), Emotional Intelligence; Interpersonal skills & Communication etc. She headed the HR & Operation division of Fortune 500 global company and based at London prior to joining ASCI, and also held different designations in organizations both in lndia and abroad.

Currently working as Professor, Centre for Human Resources Development, since 2010, had been instrumental in directing several Management and Leadership Development Programs for esteemed clients like NTPC,  THDC, DVC, several Nationalised Banks like UCO Bank, Punjab National Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, Scientists of DRDO, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, SAIL, BPR&D etc., apart from directing several programs for private sector companies like Zuari Industries, Aditya Birla Group, Greenko etc. Currently engaged in consultancy assignments and research work apart from directing management programs

Her current interests include a) Strategic Leadership b) Enhancing Managerial Effectiveness c) Interpersonal Effectiveness d) Balanced Scorecard e) Creative Problem Solving f) HR Audit g) Transactional Analysis for Interpersonal Effectiveness h) Effective Trade Union Management and Industrial Dispute Resolution i) Organisational Psychology

She presented papers on “Managerial Challenges in Promoting Economic Cooperation in Seven South Asian Nations – SAARC” in 2000 and on ‘Women Policing in India – Constraints and need of paradigm shift’ in International Seminar at University of Milan, Italy, 2003.


  • M.Phil in Industrial Psychology-TISS, Mumbai.
  • PGDBM (MBA)-HR & International Business
  • Masters in Foreign Trade-Pondicherry University
  • Masters in Economics-Osmania University
  • B.A in Economics
  • Ph.D (Industrial Psychology) is underway (BITS Pilani)