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DR. C. N. NARAYANA

Work Experience: 28 years
Qualification: PhD. (Canterbury University, UK), B.Com, Masters in Marketing Management., Executive MBA.
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Dr. C.N. Narayana has more than 28 years of experience in the field of management both from the Corporate and Higher Management education. Dr. Narayana was associated with renowned corporate houses like Godrej Group, General Electric, Thermax Ltd., Xerox Corporation and RPG Enterprises holding various senior positions handling Finance, Commercials, Planning & Analysis, Corporate Assurance and Human Resources before embarking on his journey of higher management education. He was a Professor and Registrar till March 2013 at International Management Institute, New Delhi -contributing to the growth of the institute. He then, joined Institute of Finance and International Management (IFIM), Bangalore as a Professor of HRM and Director for CDL. Apart from teaching he was instrumental in establishing the centre for innovation bringing idea generator suite for students and bringing academic and industry close .He is a Commerce graduate, a post graduate in marketing Management and Ex. MBA and a Ph.D., in Human Resources Management from Canterbury University, U.K.

Dr. C.N. Narayana is an avid reader and involved in industry related research. As a Professor, he imparts practical applications to equip the management graduates, so that they are industry ready and employable. He has to his credit, several international papers in Journals like – International Journal for Strategic Management, published by California State University USA and International Academy for Business and Economics (IABE), USA. He also chaired Sessions in Strategic Summit in IABE Conference both in Los Vegas and Florida in 2008 and 2013 respectively. He is also in the Editorial Board of Paper Reviewers in IABE. He is an active member in NHRD- Network, contributing industry experience and academic inputs to various programs conducted by NHRDN. He was also a core committee member for International Accreditation (AMBA) at IMI and SAQS Review Committee of IMI. He has also reviewed several management research papers and books published by several authors contributing in Global Business Research (GBR), published by SAGE International and IMI. He has contributed several articles in the field of management in newspapers and magazines. The recent one which includes “MBA @ cross Roads” and “Online Education, Bigger and Better” Apart from his passion for management education, he has natural inclination and interest to spirituality. Dr. C.N. Narayana’s book “Silent Messages for soul searching” and “The inner sojourn” focused on higher level leadership qualities which include understanding the self before understanding the external world. These books received very positive response from the West. He was also a mentor for several student clubs.

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DR. GOPAL IYENGAR

Work Experience: 30 years
Qualification: B.Tech (IIT Mumbai), M.M.S. (Pune University), Ph.D. (University of St.Andrews, U.K)
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B.Tech(IIT Mumbai), M.M.S. (Pune University), Ph.D. (University of St.Andrews, U.K), Supply Chain Management & Strategy. He has 15 years Industrial Experience in TELCO, Ashok Leyland and Saudi Bahraini Cement Co. and 15 years of Management Education in University of St. Andrews, University of Warwick and IMDR. He has presented papers in several National and International Conferences (like EIASM, BMA, AMDISA, SAPICS, etc.) He is a Member of board of Studies of IIMM and Executive Editor of Material Management Review (MMR). His areas of interest include Supply Chain Management and Strategic Management.

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DR. JANAKI NAIK

Work Experience: 21 years
Qualification: M.Phil and Ph. D (Pune University)
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Dr. Janaki Naik, Director has more than 22 years’ experience in the Teaching field, she joined KIAMS on 1st June 2002. After spending 8 years in Harihar Campus, she moved to Pune in April 2010 to lead the new establishment of KIAMS at Pune. Dr. Janaki has done Post Graduation in Commerce with M.Phil in HR and Ph. D in Organizational Behavior.

She has been a part of few National and International level paper presentations. She has also guided many projects at Masters Level, - MBA and MPM. She holds professional membership in two organizations. She has won the “UGC Research Fellowship – JRF/SRF” award. She has been Project evaluator, trainer for ISTD.

She is a trainer in the area of soft skills, HR and competency mapping and assessment. She is a trained assessor for the Business Excellence Awards viz. CII-EXIM and RKQP. She also designs and conducts assessment center for the Kirloskar Group of Companies.

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DR. Revathi Iyer

Work Experience: 34 years
Qualification: Ph.D., M.A., M.Ed., C.A., M.Com., B.com.
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Dr. Revathi Iyer has more than 34 years’ experience in teaching. She was a part of the new school syllabus chaired by Dr. Anil Ganguly for revamping the accounting and English syllabus For CBSE Schools in 2002. She was also associated with Brickworks rating agency for rating commercial banks. She has been associated with management education and has chaired various committees in the management school most importantly as Chairperson Academics and as the core member of the quality team .She was an associate editor in the FOCUS research magazine and has arranged two international conferences of “Doing business In India”

Avery prolific writer she has contributed to the revamping and updations of two very important financial scenarios in India. The business valuation book by the international association of Valuers and to the IFRS.

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DR. V.B.PADMANABHAN

Work Experience: 34 years
Qualification: FCMA, Ph.D., CAIIB, AMFI, LL.B. B.Sc.
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Dr. V.B. Padmanabhan is a highly accomplished professional with over 34 years of experience in banking & finance industry. He has started his career in Banking, beginning with Syndicate Bank, one of the leading nationalized bank in the country. He gradually elevated himself to various positions of responsibility, the last of which was Chief Manager of the Bank. Apart from Syndicate Bank he has also had positions of responsibility in Development Credit Bank, Sangli Bank which are banks in the private sector and also Cosmos Co-operative bank, a multi state co-operative bank.

While in the bank apart from the operations he is well trained in Advances and Foreign operations, handling Import and Export trade, remittances, foreign currency, Fixing of foreign currency rates for different operations. He has worked in small, medium, urban, and metropolitan centres as Manager/Chief Manager of the bank, in different branches all over India. He was in charge of disbursement of ‘United Nations Compensation’ for Indian citizens returning from Kuwait, immediately after the Kuwait war during 1991 while in Syndicate Bank. He has obtained several awards for deposit mobilisation, priority sector lending and corporate lending. He has attended several Foreign exchange workshops throughout India and made significant contribution. Amongst his many a responsible roles at leading banking & financial institutions across the nation, his stint as Chief Manager at Sangli Bank's Bangalore branch stands out.

As far as academics is concerned, he has worked in reputed Management institutions viz. Don Bosco Engineering & Management College, Wigan & Leigh college (India), International Institute of Business studies (IIBS), International School of Business & Media (ISB&M) and lastly International School of Business & Research (ISBR). He has also associated with Jain Group of Institutions, ICFAI, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, International Bank for Management & Research (IBMR), IBMR (IBS), (Koramangala). He was Academic Chair person at International School of Business & Media (ISB&M) during 2013-14 at Niduvanda, Bangalore.

He has given lectures on Finance related topics in Raj Mangalam University in Bangkok, and ICFAI, Sri Lanka and many other places within India.

He is a doctorate from Corllins university (USA). He has also been a Fellow member of The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants, Kolkata (FCMA); Certificated Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers, Mumbai (CAIIB); and Mutual Funds of India, Mumbai (AMFI). He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law and Science. He is widely travelled in India and abroad. He has got a passion for teaching various subjects in Finance and Banking. He has headed several times delegations of more than 100 students to various foreign locations viz. Singapore, Malaysia, Bangkok etc.

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Prof. Danappa Pattar

Work Experience: 14 Years
Qualification: M. Sc.(Library and Information Science), Ph. D (Thesis Submitted) Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
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Prof. Danappa Pattar has over 14 years of work experience in both Industry and Academic Institutions. He has professional training at Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. Further, Prof. Danappa Pattar worked with major IT Firms of Wipro Technology and MindTree Consulting in Bangalore. His association with academic Institutions at Don Bosco Institute of Technology Bangalore and SKSVMA College of Technology, Laxmeshwar.

Prof. Danappa Pattar submitted his Ph. D thesis at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on the research topic “Information Literacy among the rural community of Hyderabad Karnataka region: A study”. In addition, he has published research papers in association with research guide in reputed National and International journals. He also presented a paper in International Conference at TAPMI, Manipal.

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DR. V. S. PAI

Work Experience: 31 years
Qualification: Ph.D (Bank Mgmt) Gauhati University, Assam, 1987
Master in Business Studies, Sri Sathya Sai University, Andhra Pradesh, 1984
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Dr. Pai has over 28 years of work experience. He has conducted research in the field of Strategic Management (guided 3 Ph. D scholars successfully, completed an ICSSR, New Delhi funded research project and published several research papers). His publications, which number over 80, have appeared in refereed journals both in India and abroad (Business Case Journal, USA, Asian Case Research Journal, Singapore, Review of Integrative Business and Economics Research, Bangkok, Decision-IIMC, IIMB Management Review, Vikalpa-IIMA, etc), business magazines (Commerce, Effective Executive, Marketing Mastermind, etc) and national business news papers (The Economic Times, Business Line, etc). The business cases he has written have been uploaded to The Case Centre (ECCH), Cranfield University, UK and have won prices in international case competitions held in Canada.

His experience in Management teaching is in the areas of Business Strategy, Corporate Strategy, International Business, Organization Structure and Design and Management Control Systems. Institutions he has served include state universities – Gulbarga University & Manipur University, private institutions TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal, ICFAI Business School, & ICFAI Institute for Management Teachers, Hyderabad and government - Royal Govt. of Bhutan. He has taught at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programmes.

Dr. Pai has also been actively involved in designing, developing and delivering executive education programmes for many organizations. Some of the organisations include private sector companies - Jindal Steel Works, Hi-Tech Carbon of AV Birla group, Kirloskar Oil Engines, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd, Kirloskar Pneumatic Company Ltd, Satyam Ltd. etc, cooperative organisation - Karnataka Milk Federation, and Govt. department – Dept. of Posts GOI. He has also undertaken a consulting assignment (Centre for Good Governance, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh).

He has held academic administrative positions (Dean, Associate Dean, MDP Coordinator, etc) and has managed events (Marketing fairs christened 'Brand Scan' and 'Trend Tracking'). During his tenure as Dean he has visited various countries abroad including Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Thailand and Malaysia.

DR. D.N. MURTHY

Work Experience: 30 years
Qualification: Ph.D., MBA, BE (Mechanical Engineering)
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Dr. D.N. Murthy, Senior Professor, has more than 23 years’ experience in the Teaching, consulting and research. Post his Ph.D. in Strategic Marketing Management from Bangalore University, he has conducted his Post-Doctoral Research from Fosters Business School, University of Washington, Seattle, USA. With a long years of experience in industry and academia, he has been a consultant for United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) in implementing Business Clusters Project concept in India for machine tool SMEs. He has conducted several MDPs for leading corporates like Apple Inc, Rockwell Automation, Videocon, Emerson engineering among others. He is a regular faculty trainer in the areas of strategic marketing. He has conducted FDPs in Universities like Bangalore University, Christ University among others. He has been a co-investigator for UGC funded major research project. He has visited prestigious Universities like Ecole De Grenoble (France), University of Ohio (USA), Howard University (USA) on academic assignments. He has widely travelled to USA, Canada, Germany, France, Thailand, Srilanks, Bangladesh, Nepal and Malaysia.

PROF. MAHESH R REVANKAR

Work Experience: 24 years
Qualification: Post Graduation from British Colombia University
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Prof. Revankar has Graduated from Karnataka University, Post Graduation from British Colombia University, Canada having its representation at Pune, MBA in E- Business and MBA in Health care Management. Certification from NABH as Lead Auditor. His 17 years of Admin Experience and 7 years of Hospital/Health Care admin experience.

DR. ANITA KSHETRI

Work Experience: 11 years
Qualification: Ph.D. (Marketing), M.B.A.(Marketing) University of Pune
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Dr. Anita Kshetri is a PhD in Marketing from Nagpur University and has done her MBA from the University of Pune. She is currently imparting sessions on Marketing subjects like Marketing Management and Retailing. She has with her more than 11 years of experience and has spent 07 years in industry with leading Indian companies like Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC Bank & BPL Mobile Telecom, having held positions in Relationship Management & Business Development.

Besides, she also has entrepreneurial passion and mentors students and entrepreneurs in establishing start-ups. She is a trained faculty and mentor from National Entrepreneurship Network. She herself had been a part of a start-up company which she established in Pune.

She has to her credit conducted several training programs & workshops for students & corporate in the areas of Sales, Relationship management, Communication skills, Entrepreneurship Development just to name a few.

PROF. ASHOK PATIL

Work Experience: 12 years
Qualification: BE (Metallurgy), PGDM, IIMC
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Prof. Patil comes from an industrial background in Mahindra and Mahindra, Mumbai and IBP Co Limited at Surat and Bangalore. After a stint of six years in industry, he has entered into the field of academics in the field of finance. He is into academics, teaching and research, for six years now.

PROF. BIDYANAND JHA

Work Experience: 9 years
Qualification: MBA (Marketing), M.Sc (Maths), B.Sc (Maths), Ph.D. (Pursuing))
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Prof. Bidyanand Jha is a blend of industry expertise and academic expertise in Marketing and Sales. He has worked with organizations of repute such as Hindustan Times, Flee guard Filters Pvt Ltd (Cummins India), IBMR, GBS and Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies. He enjoys training “Marketing Minds” and is passionate about teaching, research and consultancy. He is a rank holder in his MBA, scored 2ndposition in the University exam and was fortunate to receive his convocation degree and reward by then president Dr. Abdul Kalam. After a considerable time in the industry, he decided to move in teaching, research and consultancy. The cumulative experience goes to 9 years now.

He has been teaching various marketing subjects such as Sales and Distribution, Consumer Behaviour, Retail Management, Marketing Management, Services Marketing and Strategic Marketing Management.

His research area spreads across Marketing Subjects such as Consumer Behaviour, Strategic Marketing Modelling, Online Retailing, and Sales. He has various international publication amounting to 15 in Journals of repute with high impact factor.

He has been presenting his papers in various international conferences of repute organized outside India. He has been an award winner for the best paper in the conference organized by University of Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2012.

He has been involved in various kind consultancy and training program with organizations of repute such as Kirloskar Group companies, JSW, Bharat Tobacco, Innoserv media Solutions Pvt. Ltd, Sankalpa semiconductors, Harihar Ployfiber (Aditya Birla Group) and Deshpande Foundations in the field of Marketing, Social Media Analytics, Marketing Analytics, and Digital Marketing.

He has done various programs for all level of managers in various organizations ranging from SME to Large Scale entity. Some of his premier programs are “Increasing Marketing effectiveness”, “Strategic Product Management”, “Social Media Analytics”, “Sales force effectiveness”, “E-Commerce marketing Strategy” and “EFQM Excellence framework”.

He has been a certified assessor of EFQM Excellence model by CII and EXIM Bank and has been involved in various assessment processes of the company. He has been an active member for Competency Mapping Assessment centre for Kirloskar Group employees. The purpose of the assessment centre is to identify the Fast Trackers.

He is a life member of various professional bodies such as “Higher Education Forum”, “American Marketing Association” and “National RTI Forum”

Since, 2011 he is associated with KIAMS. During this tenure, he has contributed valuable inputs in development of PGDM Marketing stream, subjects and research. He is currently leading a new project as a new course introduction of KIAMS in the field of Customer Insight and Analytics.

DR. NAGARAJ B.V

Work Experience: 19 years
Qualification: M.Sc., (Statistics), M.B.A. (Sikkim Manipal University, 2007, Ph.D. (Pursuing @ University of Mysore)
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Dr. Nagaraj B.V completed his Post Graduation in Statistics topping Kuvempu University for the year 1996 with OR & SQC as specialization.

He has industry exposure of about 5+ years. Soon after his MSc, he started his career as a CNC Machinist at Mysore Kirloskar Ltd., Harihar for a short duration of 4 months followed by a post of Executive - QA/QC at Katra Phytochem, Bangalore (Works-Telegi) a start up 100% EOU involved in Marigold natural color extraction process.

He got into academics in the 2001 at Polyfibers Junior College Kumarapatnam as faculty member in Statistics & Mathematics and served for 6 years before Joining ICFAI National College (INC) as Faculty Member (QM & HR), Davangere in the year 2007 after completion of his MBA.

Prior to joining KIAMS, he was at Bapuji B Schools’ BIET MBA Programme, as Assistant Professor. He is passionate in teaching Statistics, Statistical Inference, OR and OM. He has worked as SIP Coordinator at INC; guided more than 75 Management internship projects working as coordinator for Summer Projects of VTU for 5 years at Bapuji Institute of Engineering & Technology. Presently pursuing Ph.D. in the area of Supply and Value Chain Analysis of selected Agricultural Products in Karnataka under University of Mysore, Mysore.

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Prof. Hemchand Jaichandran Mallya

Work Experience: 40 years (26 years – Banking; 14 years – Consulting, Training, Teaching)
Qualification: M.Phil (Finance), MBA (Banking and Finance); CAIIB, MA, B.Sc. Certified Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers – London (Part Qualified).
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Hemchand Mallya has varied experience in the banking sector having joined initially a Bank in the Private Sector and subsequently a major public sector bank. He has more than a decade of experience in Retail Banking having worked at all levels in the Management cadre including Branch Manager with independent lending powers. He has a decade of experience in the IT department of the bank and had pioneered Administrative office computerization and was involved in Branch level computerisation as implementation manager and trainer at Bank’s Staff College in Bangalore.

Since 2001, he has been working as a freelance trainer and faculty and has been visiting reputed B-schools as faculty for Finance and Banking. He has also been mentoring bankers, preparing them for Banking examinations. He has travelled to UAE and Singapore on teaching assignments. Some of the prominent B-schools that he had visited are:

He has been associated with KIAMS since 2016 and is presently a visiting faculty at Christ University of Management Studies.

He was also an examiner for Indian Institute of Banking and Finance in the area of Financial Risk Management.

He has co-authored a workbook on Risk Management for Indian Institute of Banking and Finance.

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Prof. Sheela Krishna

Work Experience: 25 Years
Qualification: Masters degree in Arts, Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Public Relations and Counseling
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rof.Sheela has a Masters degree in Arts, Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Public Relations and Counseling.

She has a work experience of more than 25 years in the Corporate Sector as PR and HR Manager. Main responsibilities included training, maintaining relationship with internal and external stake holders.

Since 2002, she is associated with reputed business schools - Welingkar, St.Joseph’s, KIAMS and Kristu Jayanthi college as visiting faculty HRM and Business Communication.

Prof. Sheela has conducted workshops in Self Management, Communication Skills, Time and Stress Management, Team building and Leadership at Wipro, Infosys, Bank of Baroda and Corporation Bank.

Counseling and mentoring is her passion. Friendly and empathetic, Sheela has helped many managers, trainees and students gain confidence, and face the challenges in their personal and professional life.

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Prof. Balaji Gopalan

Work Experience: 11 years of experience in academics, research and consulting abroad in Finland, USA and in India.
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  • D.Sc (first draft - dissertation submitted) – Faculty of Technology & Faculty of Business Studies, University of Vaasa, Finland. (2011 – 2014). Full time, on campus.
  • M.Sc – Information Studies, Florida State University (USA). (2003 – 2006). Full time, on campus.
  • M.E. – Manufacturing Systems. BITS – Pilani, Rajasthan. (1998 – 2000). Full Time, on campus.
  • B.E. – Industrial & Production. Sri Jayachamarjendra College of Engineering, University of Mysore. (1994 – 1998). Full time, on campus.
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Prof. Balaji Gopalan has 11 years of experience in academics, research and consulting abroad in Finland, USA and in India. Areas of teaching/specialization: Value Co-creation, Operations Management, Qualitative/Quantitative Methodologies.

Presented academic papers at the Indian Subcontinent Decision Sciences Institute (ISDSI) Conference held in Nasik and Pune (India) in 2016 and 2015, The Strategic Management Society (SMS) Conference in Glasgow, UK in 2013 and The American Marketing Association (AMA) SERVSIG International Service Research Conference in Helsinki, Finland in 2012.

Published a book titled “Value Co-creation - Internet for Development and Telecommunications” published by the LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany (2017-03-16) - ISBN-13: 978-3-330-05835-4.

PROF. CHETAN G. K

Work Experience: 5 years
Qualification: M.B.A (Finance), Ph.D (Pursuing from Jain University)
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Prof. Chetan GK has studied MBA in Finance from Karnataka University, Dharwad. He served as faculty of finance at Bapuji B-Schools, Davangere for about 5 years prior joining KIAMS. He has got flair to teach almost all finance subjects. His research interests include equity valuation, applied financial econometrics, and futures and options. He has accomplished various certifications of National Stock Exchange such as Capital Market (Dealers) Module, Commodities Markets Module, NSDL Depository Operations Module, Mutual Fund AMFI (Advisors) Module and Derivatives Market (Dealers) Module of NCFM. Currently he is pursuing Ph.D. in Finance at Jain University, Bangalore.

PROF. VINAY BHUSHAN

Work Experience: 11 years
Qualification: B.Sc (Comp.Sc), M.Sc (Comp.Sc), MBA (IT/HR)
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Senior Lecturer. Prof. Vinay Bhushan had First Class at Graduation Level - B.Sc (Comp.Sc) from S.L. Degree College, Narayanpet (AP), Osmania University,Hyderabad. Distinction at Post Graduate level - M.Sc (Comp.Sc) from Karnataka University, Dharwad. First Class at Post Graduate level – MBA (IT/HR) from C.V. Raman University, CG. Pursuing Ph. D in Computer Science from Dravidian University, Kuppam. He is having experience in IT & Systems Approximately 9 years of teaching and research experience in various Management and IT educational institutions, his area of specialization: Computer Science, Information Technology, Quantitative Techniques, and ERP.

PROF. GITA MADHURI

Work Experience: 10 years
Qualification: M.B.A (Finance), B.Com
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Prof. Gita Madhuri is a faculty in finance, she holds Masters in Management from Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam. She is UGC NET qualified Faculty. She has begun her journey in management teaching in Finance, since 10 years in different institution in India. "Prior to joining KIAMS she worked with NIST, Berhampur, Odisha and GM institute of Technology, Davangere, Karnataka"

Teaching is passion for her and she is a research scholar at Symbiosis International University. She worked in National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST), Berhampur, Odisha. She received consecutive Best Faculty awards at NIST. She teaches Corporate Finance, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Financial Derivatives Managerial economics, working Capital management, and financial services.

Her research interests are in the area of Derivatives, Capital markets, asset pricing and financial time series analysis. She has conducted MDP in “Finance for Non Finance Managers” for Middle level Managers, of Kirloskar Group and Entrepreneurs of SSI, MSME’s etc.

During the association with KIAMS, she has published 02 papers in International Journal of Business and Management, April 2016 in the field of Derivatives a Double Edged sword: and she published a Case Study in the Case Centre. “Patanjali: Capturing the Market. “ Presently continuing her career in Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies since June 2014 as Assistant Professor.

PROF. SHRUTI DAS

Work Experience: 12 years
Qualification: Post graduate in MMS from the University of Bombay
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A post graduate in MMS from the University of Bombay. She has 12 years’ industry experience and 2 years’ teaching experience.

Prof. Anindita Chakrabarti

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Qualification: Fellow Program in Management(Completing), IMI, New Delhi, PGDIB, MBA (JIMS, New Delhi), B.A (University of Delhi)
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Areas of Interest :-

• The energy sector- oil, natural gas and the non-conventional sources of energy
• Policy and regulatory issues of the Indian energy sector
• Financial performance, strategy management of Indian public and private sector companies
• The energy sector and its impact on the economy
• Financial Management and Indian Banking Sector

Workshops & Conferences :-

• Attended a three-day workshop (May 2013) on case writing conducted by Ivey Business School in collaboration with IMI, New Delhi
• Attended a two day (August 2013) national symposium on Security & Effectiveness of Energy Sector organised by International Management Institute, Kolkata
• Attended the 10th Energy and Finance Conference to be held at Cass Business School, City University, London, UK, from 9-11 September 2015 to present the paper ‘Financial Performance of Indian Energy Companies”

Publications :-

• India s Energy Security - Critical Considerations, Global Business Review 17(6), co-authored by Dr. R. K. Arora.
• Analysing Financial Performance of Indian Energy Companies- A study of the Return on Average Capital Employed (ROACE) and Correlation, International Journal in Management and Social Science (to be published)

Reviewer for Research Journal :-

• Energy Policy, is an international peer reviewed journal of Elsevier with ISSN:0301-4215 (Thomson Reuters Journal Impact Factor of 3.045 in 2015)

General Employment :-

Joined ICICI Bank as an Assistant Manager in retail branch banking operations in August 2007 to October 2009 overseeing the day-to-day operations of a bank branch which included fee generation for the branch, resolving client issues and ensuring the proper functioning of the systems within the regulatory framework. Other responsibilities included handling of foreign exchange desk and the trade desk for the bank branch.

Prof. Ashok Kumar

Work Experience: 31 years
(23 years – Industry; 8 years – Consulting, Corporate Training, Teaching)
Qualification: ME (Operations); Part time courses in Management, Training & Development Research Student
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Prof. Ashok Kumar has had a varied work experience in different functional roles in well-known Indian, Multinational and Global companies that included TVS group, Tata’s, Volvo and ABB. He has had a rich learning and work experience in the implementation of world class practices using the Japanese style of management, tools and techniques. In his initial job roles, he had a firm grounding in organizational wide business processes and was instrumental in securing ISO certifications, TPM and Business excellence awards. In a Senior management role, he has lead several Organization Wide Change / OD initiatives using Project management tools and techniques across multi-locations both in India and the Middle East. He has widely travelled within Asia, Europe and United States.

Since 2009, he had been working with a Leading well known Senior Consultant in the areas Operational excellence, TPM and Lean-Six Sigma implementation. He has helped a Leading Swiss company in vendor development efforts as part of their Supply chain improvement program.

He has been a Contract trainer with a leading Training organization and has conducted more than 20 customized training programs for the Corporates in the areas of Leadership development and Train the Trainer for the middle management of manufacturing companies like Unisys, SKF, LG Electronics, Doosan, FAG Bearings and UTAS.

In addition, he has been teaching subjects like TQM. Operations management, Change management and Entrepreneurship as a Visiting faculty (2005 – 2016) at leading business schools like TAPMI, SDM Institute of Management, NITTE School of management and Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Trichy.

He is currently a National council member with ISTD – Indian Society for Training and Development. He has been a Faculty since 2012 and facilitates learning sessions in HRM and Training areas for HR professionals from industry who are enrolled as students in the ISTD Diploma in T&D program.

He is a Registered Doctoral student under the AIMA-AMU program and is specializing in HR. As part of his academic requirements he has recently written a case study on Family business and a conceptual Research paper in an interdisciplinary area of Operations – OD. His teaching capabilities include Operations and HRM areas.

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