Manu completed his under graduation in Civil Engineering from Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur and post-graduation in Management from Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore. Currently, he has submitted his doctoral thesis in Human Resource Management at School of Management Studies, CUSAT. Apart from this, he has acquired post graduations in Psychology, Psychotherapy, Training and Development and Sociology. At present, he is working as assistant professor at SCMS School of Technology and Management, Cochin. In addition to his teaching and research expertise, he is a professional management trainer with 10 years of experience and has conducted more than 500 programs across ten states in India. His training clientele includes more than 100 corporate and government organizations with Bharat Matrimony, ICAI and ICWAI to name a few. His writings appear in both scholarly and applied publications.