Mr. Prakash Lachmanan


Prakash is currently the Assistant Dean and Regional Academic Director at PSB Academy. He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) and Master of Economics from University of Malaya (UM).

Prakash has taught subjects in Economics, Finance and Management. His research interests lie in the fields of Economics, International Trade as well as Marketing. Aside from his responsibilities in managing academic related matters of the regional campuses, Prakash also serves as member of the Examination Board at PSB Academy.


Educational Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Business Administration candidate, University Utara Malaysia (UUM) (expected completion by end of 2018)
  • Master’s degree, University of Malaya, 2000
  • Bachelor’s degree, University of Malaya, 1995


Teaching Experiences

Professional Level: Real Estate Economics and Land Economics

Postgraduate Level: Macroeconomics and Microeconomics for Built Environment, Managerial Economics, Leadership Skills and Organizational Change Management

Undergraduate Level: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Managerial Economics, Mathematical Economics, Economics for Financial Markets, Business Economics, Monetary Economics, Money and Capital Markets, International Trade, International Finance, Econometrics and Business Statistics


Professional Experiences

  • Regional Academic Director, PSB Academy June 2018 – Present
  • Head of School, SEGi College Penang, March 2016 – May 2018
  • Academic Department Head, KDU College Penang, December 2010 – March 2016
  • Head of Program, INTI International University, January 2003 – December 2010
  • Senior Lecturer, INTI International University, January 2006 – December 2010
  • Lecturer, INTI International University College, November 1999 – December 2005
  • Lecturer, Metropolitan College, January 1997 – December 2000
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Malaya, May 1996 – April 2000