Hyderabad Management Association

Upcoming Programs

  • Personal Effectiveness
    30/10/2020 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

About Us

Hyderabad Management Association (HMA) was conceptualized 56 years ago, in the year 1964, by a dozen dedicated young managers of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, who felt the need for developing managerial skills among young executives and spreading the message of professionalism among the practicing managers with the involvement of academia & industry.

Activities of HMA

HMA provides a platform for professionals, academia & management students to stay abreast of contemporary management practices and events shaping the profession and its emerging challenges. The plethora of activities undertaken in this context, Management Lecture Meetings, Training Programs, Panel Discussions, Seminars, Conventions, Quiz Programs, Management/Faculty & Student Development Programs etc and this year we will be adding certificate programs in partnership with Business Schools.

All India Management Association

The Hyderabad Management Association is affiliated to the All India Management Association (AIMA) New Delhi. AIMA associates with HMA for conduct of regular Joint Programs at Hyderabad.

Managing Committee

HMA is managed by a Managing Committee consisting of 10 elected representatives of its members, 6 Co-opted members from Industry, Academia & Society, Advisors from Government, Defence, Industry & Corporates.

Mr. Sanjay Kapoor


Consultant & Advisor to
multinational corporates

Ms. Kavitha Rajesh

Vice President

Proprietor Om Sai Andhra Paints,

Mr. Ramchander


Management Consultant

Mr. Sankara Venkata Krishna Prasad

Jt. Secretary

CEO & Director CITO Health Care Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Chandrashekar


Director Excelsior Human Capital Solutions

Mr. Vijay Vedantam

Convenor Young Leader's Committee

Director Atlas Finance

Dr. Aryasri Ankisetti


Secretary, Institute of Management Consultants of India (IMCI), Hyderabad Chapter,

Mr. Sanyasi Rao

Convenor Membership Development

International Trainer

Mr. Mahesh Kumar Soma

Convenor MDP

Associate Prof.IBS

Ms. Sandhya Sripada

Convenor Constitution Amendment & Code of Conduct


Mr. Suresh Kochattil

Convenor IT, Website & Social Media
Editorial Head

Hybiz Corporate

Mr. Jaywant Naidu

Convenor SDP / FDP
Chartered Accountant

Jaywant Naidu & Company

Dr Sriharsha Reddy

Co-Conveor SDP / FDP

IMT Hyderabad

Dr. Vijayalakshmi Kanteti

Convenor Women Development

Andhra Mahila Sabha School of Informatics

Mr. P Krishna Rao

Co-Convenor Membership Development

Peepal HR Associates

Mr. Balbheem Vaidya

Co-Convenor Constitution Amendment & Code of Conduct
AGM (Telangana & AP for Startups & MSMEs)


Outstanding Achievements

  • Renowned speakers of national/state importance have addressed HMA: His Excellency Shri Pranab Mukherji, the then President of India of Shri A P J Abdul Kalam, Shri Jaswanth Singh, Smt Renu Challa, Shri Chidambaram, Shri Sachin Pilot, Shri Konda Vishweshar Reddy, Smt Ranjana Kumar, Shri Y S Raja Sekhar Reddy, Shri Y. C. Deveshwar, Shri Ramdorai, Shri JJ Irani, Shri Kalyan Sen Guptha, Smt Santa Sinha, then Tamil Nadu Governor His Excellency Shri PS Ramamohan Rao, Sri Ranga Rajan Former RBI Governor, His Excellency Shri ESL Narasimhan, Shri Rosaiah, Shri Nara Chandra Babu Naidu and Shri Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao etc
  • Illustrious Personalities like Mr. DVS Raju, Maj General Gokhale, Mr. Nrupender Rao, Mr. V S R P Ardusumilli, Mr. Atlluri Subba Rao, Justice Challa Kondada Ram have been the Past Presidents among many stalwarts of the society.
  • ‘India My Dream – Interactive Lectures Series’: HMA conducted this special series in 2002-03 wherein 10 renowned speakers from across the country addressed the theme. The grand finale was addressed by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, His Excellency, President of India, where he articulated his vision 2020 for India.
  • AIMA - HMA 32nd National Management Convention: The 32nd NMC on the theme ‘Best of the Best-Spirit of the Challenger’, which was successfully conducted on 23rd & 24th September 2005 at Hyderabad, had many firsts to its credit. It was the first NMC wherein the State Government was a partner, the event was attended by more than 1000 participants and for the first time in NMC history the sponsorship crossed the Rs 1 Crore mark.
  • ‘Shaping Young Minds’: HMA conducted the AIMA Shaping Young Minds program in 2004 and again in 2010, which was attended by a large number of Management Students, Faculty and Young Managers. The program was a grand success. National icons from Industry, Government, NGOs, Cine World and Sports addressed the future Managers of the Country, which left a deep impact on the Young Minds. This program is now again planned in 2020

  • Regional Conclave: In December 2010 & in March 2011, HMA in collaboration with the Madras Management Association and Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Germany conducted the 99h & 12th Southern Regional Conclaves, which were a runaway success. This Conclave was addressed by distinguished speakers including 2 Members of Parliament from Germany. This Conclave is now again planned in Feb/March 2021
  • IMPACT 2012: HMA’s Soft Skills Training Program for Students & Unemployed Educated Youth. IMPACT is successful and has gained popularity over the last 5 years. This is in association with JC International and Vasavi Club of Greater Hyderabad. The attendance is overwhelming with more than 1000 participants at each session. Top notch Trainers, Experts and celebrated Speakers address the students and share their personal experiences which highly motivates and encourages the students. The iconic speakers are a role model for the Generation Y.
  • ‘Mana Hyderabad – We the Stakeholders’ series in which 6 Panel Discussions sponsored by M/s Pennar Industries Ltd were conducted during the year 2011-12. Current and burning topics involving the Stakeholders i.e. the general public were touched upon in this series, which proved to be highly successful and useful to the society. The series was inaugurated by His Excellency Sri E S L Narasimhan, Governor of Andhra Pradesh on 6th April 2011 and addressed by luminaries like Sri M Shashidhar Reddy, MLA & Vice Chairman, National Disaster Management Authority, New Delhi and other prominent speakers.

HMA Annual Awards

HMA was the first professional organization in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, to institute an annual award – “Manager of the Year” in 1973 to recognize a manager for his outstanding achievements as well as his contributions to the organization he heads. Since then, the number of awards has risen to twelve. Eminent Personalities like Dr. V K Saraswat, B V Pattabhiram, Ramesh Gelli, D V Raju, V B Gadgil were some of the awardees of HMA awards.

S.No Annual Award Instituted Sponsored In the name of
1 HMA Manager of the Year 1973 The KCP Ltd Founder Sri Velagapudi Ramakrishna, ICS (Retd),
2 Member of the Year 1974 Natco Pharma Ltd
3 ‘Small Scale Entrepreneur of the Year’ 1988 National Mineral Development Corporation Ltd
4 Entrepreneur of the Year 1989 Infotech Enterprises Ltd NA
5 Young Manager of the Year 1993 ITC Bhadrachalam Paperboards Ltd NA
6 HR Manager of the Year 1995 Late Sri E V Ram Reddi, IAS (Retd) Late Sri R Ramananda Rao Director (Personnel) of India Leaf Tobacco Development Company, Guntur
7 Life Time Achievement 1999 Oriental Bank of Commerce
8 ‘IT Professional of the Year’ 2000 Mahindra Satyam Ltd.
9 CSR Award of the Year 2013 National Mineral Development Corporation Ltd
10 ‘Women Achiever Award of Excellence’ 2019 Sri M Gopalakrishna, IAS (Retd) In the name of mother Late Smt Muddusetty Bramaramba
11 Academician Excellence Award’ 2019 Mr. Sanjay Kapoor In the name of his father Sri Vasudev Raj Kapoor
12 Best Student Chapter of Hyderabad Management Association’ 2019 Rajeev Gandhi Memorial College of Engineering & Technology

The Award Statuette

  • The handsome gold coloured Brass statuette that has come to be associated with the HMA Annual Awards, depicts a manager standing firmly on the ground with his feet apart, with his head tilted upward, while carrying books in his left hand, and holding aloft the symbols of Industry in his right hand.
  • The base of the statuette carries the inscription ‘Yoga Karmesu Kausalam’., which means ‘Yoga is skill in action’
  • The head titled upwards symbolizes the need for vision in management, the books in the left hand indicate the prerequisite for enlarging knowledge, as it is through knowledge that issues, challenges and problems are addressed.
  • The representative icons of industry in the uplifted right hand indicate innovation, initiative, success, management and progress in the organization.
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