Dr. Jyoti Vyas Bajpai holds a Masters degree in MBA (HRM), MA Psychology and Master of Social Work. She has received her doctoral degree from Banasthali Vidyapith.
Dr. Jyoti has an experience of more than 15 years in Management Education across institutes at Indore and Jaipur. She also has a rich experience in corporate trainings and Administration. Her research interests include subjects such as Managerial Creativity, Work stress, HRD issues and Quality of work life.
Dr. Swati Oza has received her doctorate with high honours from S.R.T.M.U’s School of Commerce and Management Sciences, Nanded on May 2013.
Dr. Swati has multi-year experience in teaching in subjects such as Skill Development, Banking, Finance and management at various B-Schools in Pune and Indore.
Mr. Kiran Kumar Agrawal has received master degree in MBA (Marketing) in (2002), LL.B (Hon’s) in (1999), and B.Com (Hon’s) in (1996). He has submitted his doctoral thesis on corporate governance to Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidhyalaya, Indore in 2016.
Mr. Kiran Kumar Agrawal has 19 years of experience out of which 9 years in academics and 10 years in profession as a practicing lawyer. He has experience of teaching at different leading management institutes. He also has experience of teaching at international university “Royal University of Bhutan” under the contract with Royal government of Bhutan.
His area of interest and research include corporate governance, business & corporate law, labour laws and marketing management.
CA Haresh Kothari is a Fellow Member (FCA) of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India along with M.Com, B.Com, LLBand a research scholar of the Gujrat University . He is a professional CA and academician with total work experience of more than 27 years in Academia,Industry and CA Practice.
From 1990 to 1998 he has served with many reputed companies like Anagram Finance Ltd, R. C. Laser-Tech India Ltd, Jay-Bharat Fabrics Mills Ltd etc. From 1998 onwards he is into CA practice specializing in Income Tax matters and now also in Indirect Taxes & GST related matters. From 2002 onwards he is also full time into academics and has served at the senior positions like Director & Professor, In-charge Principal and HOD with reputed universities like Amity University, Nirma University, Sandip University, Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya and Gujarat University to name a few. He has also served reputed universities/institutions like GLS University, Ahmedabad University, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Indian Institute of Planning & Management etc. He has taught to students of MBA, BBA, PGDM, M.Com, B.Com, Integrated Law, CA, CS, ICWA and M.Sc. (IT) as a visiting faculty.
He has also played a significant role as Management Consultant / Advisor / Consultant Director in few of the private universities and education institutions for preparation of curriculum on GST & Income Tax, and also for establishing GST Training Centre.
He has delivered sessions/workshops on Goods & Services Tax (GST) as Key-note Speaker/Resource Person at various National & State level seminars/workshops on GST organized by Saurashtra University, Marwadi University, R.K. University, Atmiya Education Campus, M.S. University of Baroda, KSKV Kachchh University at Bhuj, C.K.Shah Vijapurwala Institute of Management at Baroda, Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University at Patan, HNGU Economics Teachers’ Association at Mehsana, Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, Uka Tarsadia University at Bardoli, WIRC of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India and UGC-HRDC. He has also been delivering sessions every year on Income Tax/Budget Analysis at various universities and education institutions. He is a GST Trainer on the panel of Ministry of MSME – Govt. of India, KCG – Govt. of Gujarat and UGC-HRDC.
His area of interest and research includes Goods and Services Tax (GST), Income Tax, Financial Management, Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting and Management Accounting.
Dr. Prateek Maheshwari is working as Assistant Professor in School of Banking, Financial Services and Insurance Management Symbiosis University of Applied Sciences, Indore. A passionate teacher and mentor, Dr. Maheshwari has +6.5 years of academic and +2 years of corporate and consultancy experience. A first class graduate in Engineering (Mechanical) and post graduate in Management (Marketing) from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore; Dr. Maheshwari holds a doctoral degree in Management and is also UGC – NET (December – 2012) qualified.
A strong believer of collaborative and experiential learning; he always encourages students to read management cases, read bestseller books/magazines, undergo on-job trainings and undertake live industrial/research projects. He considers research as a journey not a destination which constantly motivates him to explore and investigate emerging research issues in the field of Marketing and General Management. He has published several research papers in refereed journals and has presented/attended many conferences at national and international level. He has 3 research publications in ABDC ranked/Scopus indexed journals to his credit. He has also attended various workshops, seminars, conclaves, short term courses and faculty development programs (FDPs) at the institutes of national repute. His areas of specialization include Marketing and General Management.
Dr. Simranjeet Kaur Sandhar has received her doctoral degree from the Jiwaji University in 2009
Dr. Simaranjeet has 14 years of experience in academics, administration and industry at different leading Management Institutes and B’ Schools. Her areas of research include stock market trends, investment management, working capital management and corporate finance and has released many research papers and books on the same.
Dr. (Ms.) Yogita Mandhanya has received her doctoral degree from Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidhyalaya in the year 2014.
Dr. Yogita has almost nine years of academic experience and her areas of interest include Human Resource Management, Communication and Organizational Behaviour. Her research focuses on Employee Retention, Motivation and Leadership and has many research articles to her credit.
Director of School of Retail
Prof. Mahendra Padhy has done his Post Graduation in Sales & Marketing Management from Birla Institute of Liberal Arts & Management Science, Kolkata & Post Graduation in Retail Management from Symbiosis, Pune.
Prof. Mahendra has 23 years of versatile Industry experience in the domain of Retail, E-Commerce, Marketing with national & global MNC brands like Skechers, USA, Century Textiles of B.K.Birla Group, Portico New york Home, Gini & Jony Kids Wear, Aristocrat Luggage and Zodiac Clothing. An author of “ Starting an E- Commerce Venture Book “ & Published many articles in various e-journals, social & print media’s pertaining to professional & social context. Associated with Education Management Industry as an Industry Guest Expert & Visiting Faculty since 1999 with leading B-Schools of India. And Awarded 100 Most Influential Marketing Leaders list in November 2016 by World Marketing Congress.
Dr. Neetika Jain is an Assistant Professor in School of Banking, Financial Service & Insurance. Having a flair for teaching since her school days, she has 8 years of teaching & research experience. She also has keen interest towards exploring investment avenues & portfolio management.
She completed her Doctorate in Management in 2015 from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya. Her research interest areas are corporate finance & stock markets. She has 6 international publications & more than 15 national level publications in her name. Some of the renowned Journals where she had her publications are ELK Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Indian Journal of Accounting, The Management Accountant, ANVESH – Journal of Indian Education Society etc. She had also been a part of many national level conferences.
She has also cleared Mutual Fund module of National Institute of Securities Market.
Mrs. Amruta Belapurkar Sharma is a post graduate in English Literature with a cumulative experience of more than nine years in education and industry. She is pursuing her PhD in English Literature from DAVV.
The span of her experience covers companies like ¬¬ICFAI and Tech-Synergy Pvt. Ltd. which has given her enough exposure enhancing the key skills and abilities to recognize various accents, and hone her language training skills.
She has imparted trainings in companies like Cipla, Glenmark, and Deccan Diesels, and developed content for trainings imparted at Ranbaxy Laboratories, Piramal Healthcare, Bharti Airtel Limited, L & T Case Equipments, Pantaloons, Shakti Pumps, Ruchi Infotech, etc.
Her area of expertise is English Language Training and Communication Skills. Her versatile experience has given her the confidence and capacity to deal with students effectively and she dexterously drives the class into activity based learnings that are fun-filled and result oriented. Her bent towards literature enables her to impart trainings in the Interdisciplinary Science Department wherein she trains the students for Dramatics as well.
Dr. Anita S Thakur is MA and M. Phil in English Literature and Ph. D in American Literature. She has Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching English (PGCTE) from English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad. Has more than 22 years of teaching experience and expertise in implementing and developing educational tools in ELT classroom and digital multimedia language laboratories. Has ability to research and review new teaching material and techniques with focus on quantitative and qualitative elements. She is a conscientious, enthusiastic, and self-motivated individual with requisite communication skills combined with the ability to relate well with homogeneous and heterogeneous students at all levels. She conducted several training programs for students and FDP for faculty members on effective communication, LSRW skills and intercultural communication. Her primary interest areas include poetic contemplations in American Literature, English Fiction, Indian Writings in English, Gender Studies, Shifting Paradigms in Education, Radical Changes in Intercultural Communication and Pedagogical Study of Communicative English. She has proficiency in integrating and incorporating English language teaching in management studies and technical education in order to face opportunities and challenges in modern education. She has published and presented more than 25 research papers in Journals of National and International repute and is a research guide for Ph. D program. She is recruited by Canadian Centre for Science and Education, Canada as reviewer and editor for two International research journals. She is a recipient of 2nd prize winner in a National level Contest on “How to Teach Easily” organized for university teachers by the Department of Indian Studies, Malaya University, Malaysia and Anuragam Publishers, Chennai. She presented many research papers in International and National conferences across the nation and overseas.
Dr. Nitin Tejkumar Tanted has done his Master’s in Business Economics with specialization in Finance and Ph.D. from School of Economics DAVV, Indore.
Dr. Nitin has 14 years of academic experience and has held various positions in education. His areas of interest and research include Financial Accounting & Management, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management, Risk Management and Financial Derivatives, Fundamental and Technical analysis, Financial Modeling using Excel and others finance oriented subjects.
Dr. Vishal Khasgiwala is a Post graduate in Management (MBA-Marketing), Computer Science (MCA) and graduation in B.Sc. [Comp Sc. (Hons.)]. He has a Ph.D. in Management.
Dr. Vishal has an experience of more than 18 years, out of which 17 years is in academics and remaining in industry. His interest areas include Management Information System, Digital Electronics, and Product & Brand Management.
School of Retail
Qualification: MCom, PGDM, PhD Pursing (Management)
Industry experience: 12 years (FMCG & Retailing)
Academics experience: 8 years
Vilas Nair has nearly twenty years of experience which includes over 12 years of industry in the domain of Marketing and Retailing. He has worked at different levels for Pidilite industries, Tata tea Limited, and Future group. Amidst of his 8 years of teaching career he was involved in student management, curriculum development, management development programs and training. Vilas Nair is a post graduate from SCMS Cochin He is currently pursuing his PhD in Category management in private labels from Bharathiar University Coimbatore. He is also involved KASE- Kerala Academy for Skill excellence (skill development mission of Kerala Government) as Retail Domain Expert. His area of interest is customer insight and trends.
Dr Smriti Verma is a gold medalist in MBA from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidhyalaya (DAVV), Indore. She has been awarded PhD on the topic, Dimensions of Brand Character from DAVV, Indore. She has 20 years of teaching experience in prestigious institutions across the country. Her area of expertise are Brand Management, Marketing Research and Analytics, Consumer Behavior, Retail Management and Integrated Marketing Communication.
She has conducted several Faculty Development Programs and Training Sessions in Research Methodology, Teaching Pedagogy, Case Analysis and Case Study Writing. She has to her credit two books and over 65 research publications in national and international journals and books. She has written cases which have been published in European Case Clearing House.
Dr. G. MALLIKARJUN is an M.Sc. (Agri), L.L.M. with Ph.D.(in Law) from National Law School of India University, Bangalore He is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance,Fellow from Insurance Institute of India (III) in both life and general insurance and is a Certificate holder in Compliance, Governance and Risk Management in Insurance.
He started his career in National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development handling the work of project appraisal for investment credit for about a year.
He worked in Reserve Bank of India for nearly 24 years handling work in several important areas like government account management, public debt management, currency management, non-banking and financial services regulation; and Grievance Redressal through the Office of the Banking Ombudsman. He was a Member of Faculty for nearly six years in RBI’s Training Centre designing, coordinating, conducting and handling sessions on various areas of central banking, banking, finance and soft skills.
On deputation, he worked with the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India for three years handling work relating to policyholder protection, grievance redressal, legal policy and legal jurisprudence in insurance domain. He joined the University after taking Voluntary Retirement from RBI as a General Manager.
He not only brings in 25 years of experience of the financial sector being part of a development financial institution and two major financial sector regulators (RBI and IRDAI) but also a rich experience in programme design and delivery, teaching and research.
His mission at the University is to provide value-based learning and impart practical industry skills to the new generation of aspiring bankers, insurance executives, financial service providers and financial consultants, thereby filling the gap of trained man-power in the most important and ever-expanding financial sector.