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Dr. Sumana Chaudhuri
Dr. Sumana Chaudhuri

Assistant Professor

Sumana Chaudhuri received her doctorate from National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai. Her area of specialization is in the field of Applied Welfare Economics and Infrastructure Economics. A National Merit Scholar, she is a first class M.Sc. in Economics from University of Calcutta. She has successfully completed a sponsored research project with Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (AERA). She has received the best paper award at the International Conference on Infrastructure Finance at IIT Kharagpur in 2010. She has also published articles in peer reviewed International journals and edited books. Earlier she taught at Institute of Marketing and Management, New Delhi.

Email:sumana.chaudhuri@dsims.org.in
Somesh Kumar Banerji
Prof. Somesh Kumar Banerji

Associate Professor

Prof. Somesh Banerji has a B Tech in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT Mumbai and a PGDM from IIM Bangalore. He has more than 37 years of industry experience across industries like Automotive Components, Industrial Plastics, FMCG, Steel and Allied Products. Prior to joining DSIMS, Somesh was Chief Industry Officer and Faculty Member at IIFM Mumbai and earlier, Controller of Projects, SCM & Infrastructure - Adam Smith Institute of Management, Hyderabad. His areas of interest are Logistics, Project Management and Supply Chain Management.

Email:somesh.banerji@dsims.org.in

Zubin Sethna
Prof. Zubin Sethna

Assistant Professor

Prof. Zubin is qualified as an engineer and as an MBA from Mumbai University. He has 9 years of rich corporate experience in following areas : production management, production planning & purchase planning, 5S, housekeeping, safety, vendor co-ordination, inventory management, warehouse space optimisation, manpower planning and restructuring, scrap reduction, product-costing and new product development. Also, he has been a key user of ERP systems. For past 6 years, he has taught a variety of subjects related to operations-management specialisation : supply chain management, transportation management, warehousing, global-warming mitigation, waste management, production management, operations research and total quality management. He has interests not in only academics but also in cultural, sports & management competitions and industrial visits which enable 360 degree development of students.

Email:zubin.sethna@dsims.org.in
Sadhana Ghosh
Prof. Sadhana Ghosh

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Sadhana Ghosh is M. Stat. from Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta and Fellow of NITIE Mumbai. Before joining DSIMS, Sadhana worked with NITIE and held positions of Board Member NITIE, Dean Academic, Prof. - in- Charge Academics & Placement. She has more than three decades of experience in teaching, training and consulting. Her areas of interest are Quality Management, Six Sigma, Continuous Process Improvement and Business Analytics. She received Best Service Award from NITIE in 2013 and Best Teacher Award in Operations Management by the Jury of 19th Business School Affairs; Dewang Mehta Business School Award, Presented by HUL in Nov. 2011.

Email:sadhana.ghosh@dsims.org.in
Dr. Sarita Vichore
Dr. Sarita Vichore

Associate Dean-Academics & Research

Dr. Sarita Vichore is a Ph.D. in the field of Management with work experience of around 10 years with various Business Organizations & reputed Management Educational Institutions. She is an MBA from Nagpur University & is also a Certified Management Accountant from Institute of Certified Management Accountants, USA. Her Research Interest include Micro Finance.

Email:sarita.vichore@dsims.org.in
Nehal Joshipura
Dr. Nehal Joshipura

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Nehal Joshipura has nearly a decade long experience in industry and academia. She was with Alliance University, Bangalore in her last assignment. Nehal Joshipura earned MBA in Finance from Bhavnagar University and MCA from Gujarat University. She is currently pursuing PhD on "Exploring risk anomaly in Indian stock market: The test of market efficiency." She teaches courses in the area of portfolio management and financial markets. She has published a number of papers in refereed management journals including ABDC listed international journal Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting. In addition, she has presented papers at national and international conferences and won the best paper prizes at conferences like NICOM at Nirma University and Great Lakes – Union Bank Finance Conference. Her research interests lie in the areas of market efficiency, investment strategies and quantitative investing.

Email:nehal.joshipura@dsims.org.in
Maneesh Gupta
Prof. Maneesh Gupta

Adjunct Professor

Prof. Maneesh Gupta has done his MMS (Finance) from University of Mumbai. He has six years of experience in industry and academia. Prior to this he was associated with KJ SIMR. He has also cleared Financial Risk Management (FRM) Level I.
His research interest are in Credit Risk Management and Finance Analytics.

Email:maneesh.gupta@dsims.org.in
Dr. Neetu Bhardwaz
Dr. Neetu Bhardwaz

Assistant Professor

Dr Neetu Bhardwaz received her Doctorate in the field of Management from Banasthali University. She completed Post Graduate Diploma in FOREX and Risk Management and also has certification from NSE. Her area of specialization is in the field of Accounts, Corporate Finance and International Finance. She has work experience of eight years in the field of academics to train students and professionals in the area of Finance. She is associated with Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in the capacity of Finance Resource Person to create Financial Awareness amongst various stakeholders of Indian economy. She authored and presented a number of research papers and case studies in National and International Conferences.

Email:neetu.bhardwaz@dsims.org.in
Prof. Apurva Mehta
Prof. Apurva Mehta

Associate Professor

Prof. Apurva Mehta has an MBA (International Finance) from Thunderbird, Sam Garvin International School of International Management, Arizona, USA & a Masters in Management Studies (M.M.S.) - Finance, Mumbai University. He has over two and a half decades of experience in Banking, Financial & Transaction Advisory Services. He specializes in International / Cross border Valuation, Fund raising and liquidity management. He worked for organizations like American Express Bank, Morgan Stanley, ICICI Bank and KPMG. His last stint was as a Senior Partner - Corporate Finance at Baker Tiilly DHC. His research interests include looking at the Financially Distress asset market in the Indian banking system and the role of Asset Reconstruction Companies.

Email:apurva.mehta@dsims.org.in
Prof. Priyanka Oza
Prof. Priyanka Oza

Assistant Professor

Priyanka Oza holds Masters Degree in Management Studies from University of Mumbai and UGC-NET Qualification for Lectureship. She has around seven years of experience in academics and around a year and a half of experience in the industry. Priyanka has taken up various subjects in Finance Specialization as well as her General Management subjects prior to joining DSIMS. In her earlier stint as an Assistant Professor, she has also been awarded as the Best Faculty from the Institute. She has presented research papers in Conferences and also published papers in peer reviewed journals. Her teaching and research areas include Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management, Mergers & Acquisitions etc.

Email:priyanka.oza@dsims.org.in
Dr. C Babu
Dr. C Babu

Professor and Director

Dr. C Babu is the Director of Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies (DSIMS), Mumbai. He is an MBA from Madurai Kamaraj University and has completed his PhD in Management from Faculty of Management Studies, Gurukul Kangri University, Uttaranchal. Prior to joining DSIMS, Dr. Babu was the Director-in-charge at Chetana Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai. In the past, Dr. Babu has been associated with prestigious institutes like YMT College of Management, Navi Mumbai, as the Director and ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai, as Assistant Director. He has also held positions of Academic Head, at the Lalita Devi Institute of Management and Sciences, New Delhi Affiliated to Guru Govind University; and as the Dean of School of Management and Media Studies (SAMS), Dehradun, Uttaranchal.

Dr. Babu has conceptualized, designed and conducted unique training programs and introduced Executive Development Programs as a part of his Directorial initiative across various Business Schools in the country. His area of teaching and research are focused on Consumer Behavior and Business Strategy. Dr. Babu has published two books entitled Management and Technology - Emerging Trends and Perspectives (2012) and Management and Technology - Entrepreneurial Challenges and Opportunities in Emerging Economies (2013), both published by the Himalaya Publishing House. Dr. Babu was actively involved in Business Simulation based teaching in Management Education with Prof. Pierre Mora, Bordeaux University, France, in June 2007. He was awarded as the Outstanding Dean for successfully setting up a new campus for School of Management and Media Studies (SAMS) in Dehradun and was also awarded as the Best Professor at ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai in 2006.

Email:director@dsims.org.in

Dr. Chandrashekhar Kaushik
Dr. Chandrashekhar Kaushik

Adjunct professor

Dr. Chandrashekhar Kaushik is a doctorate in Marketing Management from Savitribai Phule Pune University (formerly University of Pune). He holds a degree in Pharmacy and is a post graduate in Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing. Before joining DSIMS, he was as an Assistant Professor with IES Management College and Research Centre.

Dr. Chandrashekhar Kaushik has more than 14 years of experience in Industry and academics. He has more than 8 years of experience in Pharmaceutical Industry with Production, Sales and Marketing areas. He has more than 6 years of experience in academics with areas of interest in Services Marketing, Retail Management, Rural Marketing and Business Communication. He has interest in Research and has published papers in National and International Journals like Sage and Springer and also written chapters in books.

Email:c.kaushik@dsims.org.in

Dr. Minakshi Kishore
Dr. Minakshi Kishore

Assistant Professor

Dr Minakshi Kishore has 13 years of varied experience both in Academics & Corporate. She has been awarded PhD for doctoral work in Marketing Management field in the year 2015. She worked in corporate sector for 4 years and has rich experience in the area of Planning, Executing Business Development, Revenue Generation and Sales Administration in IT Training Industry. She has published research papers in leading journals and presented papers at National & International Conferences.

Email:minakshi.kishore@dsims.org.in

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Dr. Dhanashree Potey

Assistant Professor

Dr. Dhanashree Potey had done her PhD from IIT, Mumbai in the area of Service Enterprises in India after her graduation in Economics (major) from University of Mumbai and MMS Marketing from NMIMS. She has also undergone Certification Course on Entrepreneurship from Indian School of Business [ISB].
She has worked with companies like Apple, Aptech and did Consulting in the areas of marketing &sales, services marketing, business analytics, advertising &communication. Besides, she has contributed in the area of research by publishing research work in international and national journals.

Email:dhanashree.potey@dsims.org.in
Nilesh Deshpande
Prof. Nilesh Deshpande

Assistant Professor

Prof. Nilesh Deshpande is a Pharmacy Graduate (B. Pharm.) and MMS – Marketing from University of Mumbai. He has more than 20 years of industry experience in the marketing and sales domain. He has worked across Pharmaceutical, FMCG and FMCD industries. His last job was in the capacity of Associate Director of Marketing in one of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies. He has a passion for teaching and mentoring students to prepare them for corporate world.

Email:nilesh.deshpande@dsims.org.in
Padma Singhal
Dr. Padma Singhal

Assistant Professor

Dr. Padma Singhal is a Ph.D in Marketing Management from DAVV University, Indore. Her topic of study was ‘Effectiveness of Promotional Strategies of Retailers: An Empirical Study of Branded Apparel Sector’. She has obtained an MBA (Marketing). Dr. Singhal has seven years of experience in academia besides a three years stint in the corporate arena. She has numerous publications to her credit. Dr Singhal’s interest includes Marketing, Branding and Services Management.

Email:padma.singhal@dsims.org.in
Prof. Ruchika Shokeen
Prof. Ruchika Shokeen

Assistant Professor

Ruchika has worked in the corporate sector with leading names in Marketing and Retail sector. She has an experience of thirteen years as a corporate professional wherein she has held the profile of Senior Manager- Home and Lifestyle with Retail/E-Commerce sector. She has worked with companies like Britannia, Aptech, ICICI, Hindware and GHCL. After her groundbreaking work in the corporate sector, she moved into education with a desire to impart her first-hand experience, and insight to build a new generation of professionals for the corporate world.
She did her MBA and DFM from Pune, and an EPRM from IIM Calcutta. She has been in education for three years and is currently pursuing PhD with AIMA. During her days with corporate sector, she has traveled extensively to China and Hong Kong in various capacities working in the Marketing and Merchandising sector. This dynamo has also been a National level athlete. She has amazing abilities to organize mega events and was part of the core team that organized Common Wealth Games 2010 in India, New Delhi.
She brings with her the true attitude and grit of a true sports person and a competitive edge that sports and corporate career have given her. She was instrumental in organizing annual events at GDGU and shaped many lives and inspired many students to take on leading roles in the corporate sector. With her vast experience, she brings to the table her immense marketing and retail insights for the budding managers.

Email:Ruchika.shokeen@dsims.org.in
Dr. Sharad Kumar
Dr. Sharad Kumar

Dean-Academics & Research and Remsons Chair Professor for Management Research

Dr. Sharad Kumar is M.Sc. (Statistics) from IIT Kanpur, M.A. (Psychology) from Kanpur University (Topper), PGDPM and MBA from FMS Delhi University, Ph.D. in Organisational Behaviour from Mumbai University and CAIIB from IIBF. Before joining DSIMS in 2012 he was holding the post of Adviser (CGM) in RBI dealing with Information Management Systems and Research and has been the member of various committees set up by the RBI.

Dr. Sharad Kumar has been trained at Cambridge University on 'Strategic Risk in Financial Services" and had attachments with Bank of England, UK and Bank for International Settlements (BIS), Switzerland. He also attended Advanced Management Program (AMP) at European School of Management at its London and Paris campuses. Dr. Sharad Kumar represented RBI in Global Forum on Trade Statistics jointly organized by UNSD and WTO at Geneva Switzerland. As a lead trainer, he has conducted training programs related to Information Systems Audit and Information Systems Security at Bank of Tanzania's Training Institute at Mwanza and Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS), Nairobi. He has widely published in national and international journals. He is an approved Ph.D. guide of SNDT University in the Management field.

His areas of specialisation are HRM & OB, Information Systems & Information Technology, Research Methodology, Banking & Finance and External Sector.

Email:dean@dsims.org.in
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Dr. Sanchita Banerji
Dr. Sanchita Banerji

Associate Professor

Dr. Sanchita Banerji is a Ph.D(HR), MBA, PGDMM with an experience of more than 14 years in the field of Management Education, Training and Consultancy. She has participated and presented papers in various National & International Seminars and Conferences and has several publications to her credit in Journals of repute. She has been invited as a Chairperson and Forum Speaker and is also empanelled in the Editorial and Advisory Board of various esteemed National & International journals. Her teaching and research interest areas include Principles of Management, OB, HRM & Personality Development.

Email:sanchita.banerji@dsims.org.in
Dr. Sarika Jain
Dr. Sarika Jain

Associate Professor & Controller of Examinations

Dr. Sarika Jain is a Fellow (PhD) of National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) in the area of Human Resources Management. She holds a first class Master’s degree in Social Work with major specialization in Human Resources & Social Work from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). She has an experience of teaching of about 11 years. She has worked with Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) on a national Project “Educational Status of Religious & Linguistic Minorities”. She has received Devang Mehta Award for “Best Professor in CSR” in 2015.She has also published papers in peer reviewed journals of National and International Repute. Her teaching and research interest areas include Organizational Behaviour, HRM, Business Ethics and CSR.

Email:sarika.jain@dsims.org.in

Beena Prakash
Dr. Beena Prakash

Assistant Professor

Dr. Beena Prakash holds Masters Degree in Psychology and post graduate degree in HR. She has eight years of academic experience and five years of industry experience. Prior to joining DSIMS, she was Assistant Professor at TIMSR. Her Industry experience includes stints at Jindal Steel and Power Ltd., and IEL. She has presented research papers at both National & International Conferences and also published papers in International journals. Her areas of research interest are performance management and employee engagement.

Email:beena.prakash@dsims.org.in

Kusum Pawar
Prof. Kusum Pawar

Assistant Professor

Prof. Kusum Pawar holds Masters of Management degree from Dayalbagh Educational Institute (D.E.I), Agra with specialization in HR. She was Awarded Director's Medal for securing highest marks in Economics Honors in D.E.I, Agra. She has industry experience of over 10 years. Her industry experience includes stints at Birla Sunlife Insurance Co. Ltd. and Max Life Insurance Co Ltd. She is a Certified ISO Internal Auditor for Max Life Insurance Co Ltd and was awarded "Best Process Auditor" certificate by Max. Her areas of research interest are Performance Management and HR Audit.

Email:kusum.pawar@dsims.org.in
Anthony Colaco
Prof. Anthony Colaco

Assistant Professor

Prof. Anthony Colaco holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, however he was more inclined towards the chemistry of humans in organization rather than that of organic and inorganic elements. This led him to successfully acquiring a Diploma in Human Resource Management (Xavier Institute of Management) and Labor Laws & Labor Welfare (Mumbai University). He holds Masters Degree in HRM from NMIMS. He has 15 years of experience in industry and academics. He teaches courses in Human Resource Management. His areas of interest are learning organization, organizational learning and organization development.

Email:anthony.colaco@dsims.org.in

Pooja Goswami
Ms.Pooja Goswami

Associate Faculty

Ms. Pooja Goswami is an MMS with specialisation in HR from Mumbai University (Durgadevi Saraf Institute in Management Studies). She has done her M.Com & completed various NSE certifications. She has worked with Angel broking Ltd and was associated with Raychem RPG Ltd during her summer internship. Her research interests are Employee engagement and work life balance. She is part of Remsons Centre for Management Research and assists Dr. Sharad Kumar, Dean, Academic and Research in various research activities of the Institute.

Email:pooja.goswami@dsims.org.in

Sharmila Bonnerjee
Prof. Sharmila Bonnerjee

Assistant Professor, Communication Skills

Prof. Sharmila Bonnerjee is a graduate from Calcutta University with Honours in Botany, B.Sc(Hons.). She has done her Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) from Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning specializing in Human Resource. She has also done her Post Graduate Diploma in Software Exports Management (GNIIT S/W Exports) from NIIT Ltd and. has over 8 years of work experience which includes both industry and teaching.

Email:Sharmila.bonnerjee@dsims.org.in
Dr Shailja Badra
Dr Shailja Badra

Assistant Professor, Quantitative Techniques

Dr Shailja Badra has earned Master’s Degree in Financial Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. After graduating several stepping stones- B.Ed, M.Ed and M.Phil; she has completed PhD from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla in the year 2005.
She is currently pursuing Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Research Management from Mumbai University. Dr Shailja has more than nine years of industry experience in different positions and three years of teaching experience in one of the leading Management Institutes. She has published several research papers in National & International Journals. Her areas of interest include Research Methodology, Operations Research, Business Statistics and Financial Markets.

Email:shailja.badra@dsims.org.in
Prof. Beena Menon
Prof. Beena Menon

Adjunct Professor, Communication Trainer

Prof. Beena Menon, with a Masters in English Literature and a Business English Certification (Advanced) from the University of Cambridge, has been facilitating corporate workshops for the last 11 years. She focuses on 'Leadership skills in Communication' that includes Feedback Skills, Communication within teams, High-impact Presentation Skills and Influencing through Communication.
An ICF Accredited Coach, she supports individuals and organisations through coaching to be more appreciative and nurturing, so as to draw out discretionary potential.
A Graduate in Statistics and with a Diploma in Systems Management, her prior experience in the IT Sector included developing customised software solutions. Key responsibilities were Business Analysis, Quality Assurance and Project Management.

Email:beena.menon@dsims.org.in

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