Meet the MBA Class of 2024: Santosh Kumar

Santosh Kumar photographed in Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex

Santosh Kumar (MBA ’24) is a seasoned project management professional with extensive experience managing high-value projects in the energy industry. His expertise lies in planning, cost control, scheduling and stakeholder management. He has successfully managed multiple projects worth millions of dollars and has been able to maximize profits with constrained resources within a stipulated time frame.

Santosh is a strong advocate for operational efficiency and has implemented various internal compliance systems and management planning control systems to ensure satisfactory execution of projects. He has also developed a vendor base for obtaining procurement of materials at favorable terms and has prepared purchase schedules for timely procurement of raw materials and capital equipment.

“Project management is all about managing constraints and delivering quality outcomes within the stipulated time and budget,” he says. “I enjoy managing complex projects and leading teams of skilled professionals to achieve project goals efficiently. My focus is always on delivering value to my clients, while minimizing bottlenecks and maximizing profits.” Santosh is also certified in Project Management (CIPM) and SAP ERP, and he holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Apart from his professional experience, Santosh has also been actively involved in community service and enjoys yoga, meditation, badminton, travel and music.