Professor Sharma holds Executive Programme of Business management (EPBM) from IIM-Lucknow, and also possesses Ph.D. and M.Phil. in management. He is an Author, Poet, Karate Black Belt and an ‘A’ Graded Mountaineer. Having more than 18 years of work experience with various business schools and Universities across India, he has authored 2 Books and published 16 Research papers . He is a Premium member of Institute of scholars (InSc), and Mountaineering club of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Mountaineering and Allied Sports (ABVMAS) and the Member of technical committee of Martial Arts Coaches Federation of India.