To impart management education to the future managers akin to the standard of international business schools, focus greater exposure in the relevant management fields to acquire necessary skills and to bring value to stakeholders & themselves; and cope with increased pressures and challenges from domestic and global markets effectively and confidently, duly maintaining ethical and moral values.


To provide quality education, create a favourable climate to acquire substantial knowledge on managing people and organizations, offer state-of-the-art infrastructure for enhanced learning to produce competent global mangers.

Chairman's Message
We at ‘Versatile’ provide a high quality MBA and PGDM courses with current market related specializations. The students earn a two year full-time MBA/PGDM degree from a University recognized by UGC and Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. 

‘Versatile’ guarantees every student to acquire hands on business experience to meet the global business challenges effectively. Our various rigorous training modules enable the graduates to understand and implement the management concepts well in the actual work place. Talented guest speakers from industry and our resourceful faculty facilitate substantial exposure to the graduates. 

Versatile’ trains its graduates in communication and soft skills, cross-cultural performance and international business management. Our campus, akin to corporate look, enables the graduates to adapt themselves quickly to corporate ambience/culture upon placement. ‘Versatile’ with its large access to many top business houses is committed to provide the graduates the best exposure and placements. ‘Versatile’ ‘Business Leader Mentor’ program transforms the graduates to adapt to the dynamic challenges across the business world.

I look forward to the pleasure of meeting you at ‘Versatile’ as soon as possible. 
With best regards, 

Dr.S.RM. Sokkalingam 

Architect - ‘Versatile’

Dr.S.RM.Sokkalingam is the founder chairman of Versatile Business School, Acme Business School, Versatile Corporate Solutions, Versatile Publishing House. He was erstwhile senior banker in ICICI Bank and Bank of Madura Ltd. and has three decades of rich banking experience. Later he was Professor and Head, Department of Management Studies in acclaimed Engineering Colleges around Chennai over seven years. His passion is training and development.

University of Cambridge has certified one of his training institutions to prepare students for Cambridge English Exams. He is also a qualified trainer to train candidates for IELTS and BEC programs. He has trained over fifteen thousand students and corporate employees on communication and soft skills programs since 2005. One of his flagship programs ‘Speak English Effortlessly in 18 hours’ has evoked greatest response from a large number of participants. L&T and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries consistently rated his training programs ranging 81 and 93% since 2012.


Author: ‘The Art of Speaking English’

Dr.S.RM.Sokkalingam has authored the book titled 'The Art of Speaking English'. It was published in April, 2010. 'The Hindu' acknowledged this book in its 'Book Review' on 31.08.2010. It has received many accolades since then. The fourth thoroughly revised edition was published in September, 2018. It is rich in content, well spaced with attractive typeset, printed in a top-quality paper and well bound with a beautiful wrapper akin to international standards. Twenty-two thousand copies were sold since its original publication. The user of this book neither requires a dictionary nor assistance. Many readers enjoyed reading it as a novel.


Academic Advisory Council

We are pleased to have the following distinguished personalities in our Academic Advisory Council:

  1. Dr. M. Thangaraju, Advisor, Tamil Isai Sangam, Chennai - 600 108; Former Vice Chancellor, Periyar University, Salem
  2. Dr. R.Perumalsamy, Vice Chancellor Noorul Islam University, Thuckalay, Kumaracoil, Tamil Nadu - 629 180
  3. Mr. Maris Henry, Life Coach at Nazareth College of Arts and Science, Chennai
  4. Dr. Jagannathan, Director, Natesan Institute of Cooperative Management (NICM), Anna Nagar, Chennai - 600 040
  5. Mr. N.J. Lakshmi Narayan, Executive Director, Build HR Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd. Virugambakkam, Chennai 600 092


Corporate Advisory Council

We are delighted to have the following eminent personalities in our Corporate Advisory Council:

  1. Mr. S. Sathappan, Chief Operating Officer - India, Emirates NBD Bank (P.J.S.C), Mumbai - 400 051
  2. Mr. M. Narayanan, President & CFO, Madura Micro Finance Ltd., Chennai - 600 035
  3. Mr. K.V. Bala, Chairman, BVK Group of Companies, Kothari Building, Mahatma Gandhi Salai, Nungambakkam, Chennai-600034
  4. Mr. Lakshmanan Natarajan, Managing Director, Dolmatic Group, Chennai - 600 040
  5. Mrs. K. Vallekkannu, Former President and Chairman, Finance Committee, Rotary Club, Chennapatna, Chennai.




Location Of ‘Versatile’ Business School

Versatile’ Business School is located at Marshalls Road, Egmore, the most connected place in Chennai. You can enjoy a direct panoramic view of the adorable and busy metro-city from our campus.

Wi-Fi Campus

The campus is provided with a dedicated leased broadband connectivity and Wi-Fi.

Air Conditioned Smart Classrooms

The smart Classrooms equipped with modern educational aids, provide an ideal teaching/learning environment. The spacious classrooms and discussion rooms are fully air-conditioned.


Versatile’ Business School has conference room for group discussions and presentations with video conferencing facility enabling the students to have direct interaction with top executives from reputable business entities.

Modern Library

A considerable range of books on management, case study with video collections, communication & soft skills, fiction, newspapers and magazines are provided. These collections includes Indian & foreign origin. The textbooks related to the syllabus are available. The Students can buy the prescribed text books or borrow from our library.


An open-air cafeteria supplies hot and hygienic snacks and lunch.

Hostel facility

Separate hostel facility with renowned facilitators can be arranged for boys and girls.


We have a dedicated team to provide internship, project and placement to students in corporate of repute. The promoters and the members in our advisory committee have substantial industrial exposure for a few decades and their expertise will help us place students confidently. Our students are placed in over 60 MNCs, details of which can be had at the time of counseling. ‘Versatile’ has designed fresh strategies to place its students in diversified companies with enhanced CTC from 2019-20 batch.

Student and faculty exchange program

Natesan Institute of Cooperative Management (NICM), located in Anna Nagar, Chennai is one of the 19 Premier Institutes run by the National Council for Cooperative Training (NCCT-New Delhi) with financial assistance from the Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Co-operation Government of India. ’Versatile’ has reached an understanding with NICM for faculty and student exchange program to benefit the students and faculty of both institutions.


  • 'Versatile' culture akin to corporate culture
  • Plenty of opportunities to acquire communication and soft skills at no extra cost.
  • Exclusive trainers with considerable expertise shall train students to speak English fluently and make them industry ready.
  • Learning with pleasure
  • Pre-awareness on accounting principles to non commerce graduates
  • Certification on training programs conducted by ‘Versatile’
  • Fortnightly guest lectures
  • In-house faculty with substantial industrial exposure
  • A few units in a subject or an entire subject handled by industry experts
  • Case-based lectures
  • Dedicated mentors for all the students
  • Students and faculty exchange programs with management institutes of repute
  • Air-conditioned smart classrooms
  • Well equipped library
  • Open courseware
  • Assured campus placement according to identified passion and talent
  • Scholarship for distinction holders and economically weaker section
  • National and international business tours
  • Part-time employment opportunity
  • Good hostel accommodation arranged with private tie-up

The Other inherent benefits:

  • Developing +ve attitude, coping with pressure, acquiring ability in logical
  • and rational decision making
  • Smooth transition to corporate culture
  • More of ‘Industry Connect’ programs
  • Sufficient opportunities provided to acquire English speaking ability and best attitude

Insignificant additional cost to the student:

  • Cost of business suit
  • University examination fee
  • Cost of Industrial visits/business tours
  • Foreign educational tour - optional
  • Convocation expenses

Uniqueness of ‘Versatile’

  1. MBA degree course is approved by state owned universities recognised by UGC, Ministry of HRD & Government of India
  2. Two year full time program
  3. Syllabus designed by industrial experts exclusively for ‘Versatile’ Business School duly approved by the university
  4. Eminent faculty with substantial industry exposure
  5. Active Placement Cell providing placement assurance to students
  6. Periodical interaction with top executives from industry
  7. Exposure in Indian and International Case Studies, Real Internship Projects, Management Movie Hour, Management Games, Management Competition , Workshops, Field Work, On the Job Training
  8. Entrepreneurship Development Cell
  9. Innovative Orientation Programs
  10. English Club emphasising Communication skills
  11. Value added programs
  12. Active Student Clubs in the area of HR, Finance, Marketing etc
  13. Diversified learning community
  14. Study tour abroad option available