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Dr. Amit Oak

Prof. & Dean – Academics, VSB

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PhD Management, Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune 2012 Executive Program, IIM Ahmedabad 2001 , MBA (Fin and Mkt), Symbiosis, University of Pune 1994, BA, Economics, University of Mumbai 1991
Teaching Experience: 23 Years
Research Experience: 8 Years
Corporate Experience: 16 Years
Technical Papers Published: 15
Books Co-Authored: 02
Industry Projects: 10
Corporate Trainings (in man-hours): 1200
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Vice President- Future Group India
GEMBA- SDA Bocconi, Milan - Italy

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Integral part of the core team handling Mall Business and Wholesale Markets. Directly responsible for spearheading the Expansion, P&L Management, Operations, Business Development, Leasing, Media Sales, Marketing Communications of the Mall Business and assisting the Whole Sale Market team on 'Go To Market Strategy'.
Visiting/guest faculty in various B Schools...
S.P. Jain Global, BIMTECH, NMIMS, Nirma, BITS - Pilani etc.
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Dr. K.S. Gupta

PhD (IIT Bombay), MBA, PGDBA, ME, C Eng (I), FIE, LMISTD.
Director & Foreign Quality Expert in Higher Education
KSG Center for Quality Minds (KSGCQM), Bangalore

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47 plus years of experience in Quality Assurance System at tertiary level, Training and Development, Management Teaching, Research and administration of B-Schools, Guiding M Phil and PhD Scholars, conducting MDPs in development skills and Reprogramming of Minds with strongly working and advocating for quality improvement in Education system and post self-assessment procedure to improve the quality as a cyclical fashion.
Expert in the field of Quality Assurance in Higher Education:
Conducted MDPs at IIM Bangalore and Kozhikode.
“Teaching –Learning, assessment procedures, Ranking system of Journals and HEIs at India” at ISBR
“Building Empowering Relationships to Motivate Team Members” for BEL Top Management teams in IIM Kozhikode.

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Dr. Sushil Kumar

PHD (FPM) in Business Policy & Strategic Management, IIM Raipur

Read More M. Phil in Planning and Development

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT BOMBAY
M.A. in Social Entrepreneurship

School of Management and Labour Studies, TISS, MUMBAI
Services and Affiliations
Reviewed research papers submitted in AIB 2018, Pan IIM Conference 2018

Reviewed papers submitted in Journal of Entrepreneurship
Member, Strategic Management Society, 2017, 2018, 2019
Member, Academy of International Business 2017, 2018, 2019

Participated in Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Hyderabad India November 28-30, 2017

Volunteer for Global Summit for Management Cases (GSMC), Indian Institute of Management Raipur, 2016-2017
Executive Coordinator for Global Summit for Corporate Social Responsibility (GSCSR), Indian Institute of Management Raipur, 2015
Volunteer, International Conference on Humanitarian Logistics, Indian Institute of Management Raipur, 2013.
Department placement coordinator, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay 2012-13
Executive member for URBIO, international conference at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 2012


Entrepreneurship, New Venture Creation, Corporate Entrepreneurship
Competitive Strategy, Corporate Strategy, Corporate Governance
Strategic Decision Making and Execution, Emerging Markets
Corporate Social Responsibility
International Business, International Entrepreneurship

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Rohan Mehra

Corporate Trainer and Visiting Faculty
EPHRM- Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata
PGPEM - Mumbai Educational Trust (Mumbai)

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President of Harrovians Speakers Club, London, U.K.-Toastmasters International
Quiz Master for various Inter-Collegiate quizzes like Khushagrah
Judge for Various Inter-collegiate competitions ranging from debates to elocutions
Hosted various Panel Discussions and Symposiums across India
Dubbed for various video games
Member of National Entrepreneurship Network & The India-United States of America Entrepreneurs
Awards and Honors:
Event Manager of the Year Award (Education Times-2004-05)
Young Leadership Award (R.D. National College)
Toastmasters International Table Topics Contest- Club Level
Teen of The Year-1st Runners Up (National Level)
Visiting Faculty with –
St. Francis Institute Of Management, Mumbai, N.L. Dalmia Institute Of Management, Mumbai, Narsee Monjee Institute Of Management Studies, St. Andrews College, Mumbai, National Academy For Sports Management, Mumbai, Amity Global Business School, Mumbai, Thadomal Shahani Centre For Management, Bombay Stock Exchange Institute, Mumbai, Kohinoor Business School, Mumbai….
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Prof. Umesh Rathod

Mentor at Atal Tinkering Lab of a school at Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra established by NITI Aayog, Government of India.

Read More A think tank working towards enhancing the startup eco-system of India through entrepreneurial research in collaboration with global startup eco-systems. I mentor students, early stage startups & corporate while sharing the acquired knowledge & experience to global audience. I strongly believe in the quote, “Together we can make a difference”.

Mentoring CA students to hone up their Managerial Skills

Founder of a startup focused on development of Entrepreneurial intention in campuses across India. We conduct lectures & workshops apart from mentoring early stage startups & help in Corporate Innovation.
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Prof. Anand Shringarpure

Faculty: Macro Economics, Managerial Economics and Finance

Read MoreM.A. (Economics), M.Com (Management)
Mumbai University
Over 15 years of Teaching Experience in Economics and Finance.
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Prof. Ayaz Alladin

Faculty: Organization Behavior and Human Resource Management

Read MoreM.S (Psychotherapy & Counseling)
Indian Institute of Psychotherapy and Counseling; PHD (Psychotherapy) – International University of Complementary Medicine, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Over 26 years of Industry and Teaching Experience in Business and Behavioral Trainings, Skills and Competency Development
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Prof. Berjes Shroff

Faculty: Management Information System and IT

Read MoreB.SC (Computer Science) – University of Portsmouth, UK; MBA; CISA, CGEIT – ISACA, USA
Presently, working as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Head – IT Security Compliance at Godrej Group.
Over 20 years of Industry and Teaching Experience in IT, Networking, Training, Information Security, IT Governance and IT Security Audit.
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Prof. V. Sivakumar

Faculty: Quantitative Techniques, Business Statistics, Research Methodology, Financial Management and Financial Markets

Read MoreM. Stat - Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta; LLB – Mumbai University; DFS – Indian Institute of Bankers.
Over 33 years of Industry and Teaching Experience at Nationalized Bank and Reserve Bank of India.
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Prof. Virendra Gupte

Faculty: Business Environment, International Business and Indian Ethos for Management

Read MoreEconomics Honors – Mumbai University; Post Graduation in Law – Mumbai University; MBA.
Presently, working as Consultant and Head – Trade Services and Chief Ethics Counselor with TATA International Limited (TATA Group) and Board of Directors in TATA GROUP.
Over 30 years of Industry and Teaching Experience.
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Prof. Ajay Desai

Faculty: HRM, Organization Behavior

Read MoreMBA in Human Resource Management, Manipal
Head – Human Resources with Shapoorji Pallonji Group
Over 20 Years of Industry Experience in Talent Mgmt & OD, Recruitment, Succession & Career Planning, HR Strategy, HR Planning, Employee Engagement.
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Prof. Mahesh Gajjeli

Faculty: MIS, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Read MorePG in Business Analytics
Presently, MD at Compel Consultancy Pvt. Ltd.
Over 16 years of Industry Experience in IT and MIS
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Prof. (Dr) Sourabh Chowdhuri

Faculty: Marketing, Strategic Management, Buyer Behavior

Read MoreBSC, MBA, PHD
Presently working as National Sales Head with Rashi Peripherals Pvt. Ltd (India’s 5th Largest IT Distribution House) and managing 200 mn $ of revenue.
Over 20+ years of industry experience.
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Prof. Chetan Parikh

Faculty: Marketing, Strategic Management

Read MoreBSC, Diploma in Marketing Management from XIM, Awarded Certificate of Proficiency in Strategic Management from Strategic Management Forum of India.
Founder and Owner of Jostle Trading Corporation Pvt Ltd. Was Associate Dean of Xavier Institute of Management.
Over 32 years of Industry and Teaching experience.

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Prof. Avanti Desai

Faculty: Business Communication, Soft Skills / Professional Skills Development

Read MoreBSC (Hotel Management)
Avanti has over 10 years of professional experience in Sales & Marketing spanning Customer Relationship, Key Account Management, Sales Forecasting, Marketing, Budgeting, Customer Relationship Management, Guest Relations, Country/Regional reporting and Business Analysis in the Logistics & Hospitality Industry.
Avanti is credited with leading key transformation projects including CRM; and facilitating Sales Professionals for enhancing Customer experience in the Logistics Industry

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