Mr. Mahendra Padhy - Director, school of retail management

Mr. Mahendra Padhy

  • Director  SCHOOL OF RETAIL MANAGEMENT

Qualifications:

  • B.Com, System Management-NIIT, PGDSM, MBA, MDP-IIM-INDORE, PGDRM-SYMBIOSIS, PUNE

Areas of expertise:

  • Retail, E-Commerce, Marketing, Brand Management, Strategy & Operations, Enterprenuership & General Management

Experience:

  • Diverse Industry experience in the domain of Retail, E-Commerce, Marketing, Strategy, Brand Management, Fashion, Category & Merchandise Management with leading corporate houses & global MNC brands like SKECHERS, USA, Iksula Services Pvt. Ltd, Nalanda Institutes of Technology, NIT, Bhubaneswar, Century Textiles & Industries Ltd. of B.K.Birla Group, Portico Newyork Bed Bath & Home Furnishings, Gini & Jony Ltd, India’s # No.1 Kids Wear brand, Zodiac Clothing Company Ltd and Aristocrat Luggage of Piramal Group.
  • Speaker & visiting Faculty to IIMs, Mumbai University, K.J.Somaya, BIMT and other leading B-Schools of India since 1999.
  • Awarded 100 Most Influential Marketing Leaders in November 2016 by World Marketing Congress.
  • Received Super Achiever Award in the year 2007 from Asia HRM Congress & Apparel Industry nominated for achieving 100 Retail Stores for Birla Century.

Publications:

  • Published many articles in Images Retail, Images Business of Fashion, E-Retailing and CMAI – Apparel Magazines and leading other publications online & offline from time to time.
  • Author of “STARTING AN E-COMMERCE BUSINESS “book for WELINGKAR INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH, MUMBAI in the year 2015, the book is part of the PG Diploma in E-Commerce Management curriculum.

Research Experience:

  • In Retail Operation Management & Retail Strategy.
  • Retail Industry, its growth, consolidations, opportunities & future.
  • How E-Commerce changing the trends and lifestyles across the globe.

Passion:

Retail & E-Commerce, therefore the passion is the profession.

Mission:

To provide Quality Education as per the today’s Industry need. Which would be a wider-knowledge based. A combination of Theory & Skill sets. So that, the students would be employable upon immediate completion of their professional degrees.

  • And encourage students to create their own sustainable start-ups, while promoting Entrepreneurship.
  • Also assisting the individual business houses who wish to grow & expand their Family Businesses.
  • Supporting Consumer Right & Industry in-urge to innovate constantly to bring better products & services for customer delight.