MBA Faculty

 

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DR. PANDIT MALI
Professor / Director,
B.Tech (Gold Medalist),
Years of experience at Indira : 13 years

Post Graduate in Management from Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), Ph.D.Dr. Pandit Mali, heading Indira Institute of Management, Pune (IIMP) as Director; is a gold medalist in B.Tech and Post Graduate in Management from Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA). After a meaningful corporate career in sales and marketing with FMCG Industry for about 9 years; he shifted to Academics in 2004.

He is a recipient of Dewang Mehta Best Teacher in Marketing Management Award, and is credited for bringing in several innovative practices in IIMP leading to holistic development of budding managers. He has successfully completed numerous corporate research and consultancy assignments at Indira.

Dr. S. P. SINGH
Associate Professor / Dy Director,
B.Sc. , MBA, LLB, Ph.D.
Years of experience at Indira : 13 years

Dr. S.P. Singh is Science graduate, first class with distinction and MBA with specialization in computers management. Dr. Singh is a Microsoft Certified Professional. Has authored book on C++ ,and coauthored Cases in Management. His articles and research papers are published in refereed journals and leading newspapers. Sir, tries to inculcate the research mind set among faculty and students. He is working assiduously to consolidate the Entrepreneurship cell (E-Cell) at IIMP. His name is fondly remembered by the ALUMNI because of his continuous engagement with them. Carries experience of 18 years in entrepreneurial ventures and academics.

He is on panel of IBMRD A’nagar as Research Advisor. Dr. Singh is currently engaged in Consultancy and MDP assignments with corporate clients. He has chaired National and International conferences & panel discussions. His international exposure includes assignments in Singapore & Dubai.
Dr. S. P. Singh was awarded with Best Professor in Information Technology at the Dewang Mehta B-School Excellence Awards – Nov 2012.
He is Member of AIMA, and Life member QCFI.

Dr. PALLAVI SAJANAPWAR
Professor/H.O.D.- MBA, 
B.E (Electronics), M.B.A. (Marketing), Ph.D. 
Years of experience at Indira : 12 years 
pallavi.sajanapwar@indiraiimp.edu.in

Dr. Pallavi has a rich experience to her credit from Industry as well as Academics.

She has four years of experience in the industry which involves areas like Channel and territory management, corporate sales, direct sales and training. She has an experience of both types of markets i.e. business to business as well as business to customer markets. She has worked with MNC’s in telecom and automation field like Birla AT& T And TATA Honeywell Ltd.
For last fourteen years she is in the field of Academics and has taught various subjects from Marketing and General Specializations. Her core subjects of teaching are Marketing Management, Consumer Behaviour, Services Marketing, Business to Business marketing and Quantitative Techniques.

She has written many research papers and case studies. To mention a few, her co-authored case study presented at GSMC 17, organized by IIM– Raipur is published in the ET select Cases book of selected 25 case studies and also listed on the ET website. Her paper on “Branding of services: It’s effect on non-aided management institute” has won a best India brand paper award at the international conference organized by IMT, Gaziabad and given her a chance to present the same paper in the international conference on ‘ Doing Business in India ‘ at Greenwich , London.

Dr. Pallavi has completed B.E. – Electronics from VIT, Pune and MBA in Marketing from Pune University. She has completed her PhD in Marketing Management under guidance of Late Dr. Dilip Sarwate.

She is recipient of the 2017 BBC Knowledge Educational Leader Award for Outstanding Faculty in Marketing Management.
She has successfully completed a four month residential Faculty Development Program from the prestigious – Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad (IIM-A) in the year 2012.

She is a Certified Balance Score Card Professional and is registered as a Mentor for center for small and medium enterprise.
For last eleven years she is associated with Indira Institute of Management, Pune as Head Of Department, MBA.
She has written many research papers and case studies which are published in the reputed books like ET Select Cases and also given her opportunity to present it in the countries like UK.

DR. SANJAY M BHALE
Associate Professor,
MSc, MBA (CSM) PhD.
Years of experience at Indira : 2 years 

Sanjay Bhāle has done MSc (Applied Chemistry) and MBA-CSM (chemical sales & marketing management). He has Industrial experience in varied fields – chemical, pharmaceuticals (manufacturing and quality-control), IT/ITES (business development). He received his PhD in management in 2004 and since then he is in academics. He has served management institutes including AACSB accredited management institutes. His teaching area includes Strategy Management; Business Ethics; CRM; Business Government & Society. His research focuses on- Sustainable Economic Development, Business Ethics, Social Entrepreneurship. He is a PhD supervisor at University of Pune (SPPU) and Symbiosis International University. He is Post-Doc Fellow at XLRI Jamshedpur. .

DR. PUNAM BHOYAR
Associate Professor,
MCA, PhD.
Years of experience at Indira : 7 years

Dr. Punam Bhoyar is a post graduate in computer science from Amravati University and completed her doctoral degree from Dr. BAMU Aurangabad University. She has a strong academic foundation. She pursued multiple job portfolios with blend of experience including research, academics and administration. While doing her MCA she got a very good exposure to research in the areas of Image processing. Her interest in Image processing further lead to research and award of the doctoral degree for her thesis in Image segmentation. She has published papers in several journals and conferences of international repute. She is also editorial board member and reviewer of reputed journals.

Her passion for teaching made her to venture into academics. Her expertise includes Data Warehousing and Data Mining, IT platforms and Programming. She has also received research grants from Pune University.

DIGAMBER K SAKORE
Assistant Professor,
B.Tech (Agricultural Engg), PGDM (IIM Ahmedabad), NET, Ph.D. (pursuing)  
Years of experience at Indira : 9 years
digambar.sakore@indiraiimp.edu.in

Prof. DK Sakore is B.Tech  and PGDM from IIM Ahmedabad. He has a total experience of 22 years. He has 13 years of Corporate experience at different levels in Sales and Marketing . He has worked in 17 states across India in several industries. He also has 9 years of Academic experience. He is NET qualified and pursuing PhD in Marketing Management from SPPU. His areas of expertise are Sales and Distribution Management, Consumer Behaviour and Product Management. He is involved in Teaching, Research as well as Corporate Training and Consultancy.  He was awarded Best Professor in Marketing Management at Asia’s 3rd Best B-School Awards at Singapore in July 2012..

DIPANJAY BHALERAO
Assistant Professor,
B.E., MBA (Marketing & Materials Mgmt), Ph.D. (pursuing)
Years of experience at Indira : 3 years
dipanjay.bhalerao@indiraiimp.edu.in

Dipanjay Bhalerao holds MBA degree in Marketing Management as well as in Materials Management from University of Pune, with a mechanical engineering degree from North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon (MS).He started his teaching career with a strong experience in sales & marketing field with various blue chip and also fortune500 companies with a total industrial experience of 10 years. His recent association was with Videocon Telecommunications Ltd where he successfully launched the Baroda zone prepaid business as ASM prepaid sales. Also worked in Bharti Airtel and HUL (then HLL) in the Top products div., Pidilite Industries, Indiacom Directories Ltd.Mr. Dipanjay Bhalerao has also hands on Experience in the Latest fields of Buying like Reverse Auctions and traditional areas of buying as well while working in with Indiamarkets (India’s then largest e-buying platform). As a special assignment with Thermax he was instrumental & successful in the cost-reduction projectof the water purifier product development.He has been twice awarded GOLD MEDAL by COO (GUJRAT) for his market winning performance in Bharti Airtel.He is recipient of Merit award by Lions club & MP Board during Academics.During MBA he won the All India contest for Solo Singing organized by Symbiosis Institute in pune in 1998, state level singing contest by Colgate Company in pune.

He performed his Solo Natya Sangeet singing in Youth Section of Pune Festival-1999

VINAYAK M. DRAVID
Assistant Professor /LF – Supply Chain Management
B.Sc. (Statistics), DMM(Materials), PGDM, MBS (Operations & Materials)
Years of experience at Indira : 3.5 years 
Industry Experience: 30 Years
vinayakdravid@indiraiimp.edu.in

Mr.Vinayak M Dravid has a huge experience of corporate world. He has worked with Cummins India Limited for 30 years.Total industry 35 years of industry & academics experience. In the last role at Cummins, he was Head- Stores & Spares Business, prior to that worked as Group Leader – Procurement- Finished Parts, was also a leader in ACE (Accelerated Cost Efficiency) for Fabricated Parts

His core areas are, Supply Chain Management, Safety, HSE, Six Sigma , Kanban, Oracle , MRP, Cost reduction, SCOT (Supply Chain Ownership Team)

Mr.Vinayak is certified Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified Six Sigma Sponsor, certified EMS auditor and Lead auditor for OHSAS 18001:2007, He was Kanban Leader at Cummins India Limited. 

AVINASH BAGUL
Assistant Professor/ LF – Operations,
Years of experience at Indira : 7 years
B.E. (Mechanical), MBA (Marketing), NET, Ph.D. (pursuing)
avinash.bagul@indiraiimp.edu.in

Avinash Bagul is working as Assistant Professor and Learning Facilitator for Department of Operations. He is a Mechanical Engineer with post-graduation in Management. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management from Shailsh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT Mumbai. His experience is a blend of industry and academics.
He started his career with M/s Greaves Ltd. After taking some industrial experience, he completed MBA Program and joined Academics. In 2010, he has successfully cleared National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by UGC New Delhi. He has been conferred- Academic Jewel (Best Teacher) Award by Indira group of Institutes, Pune. To his credential, he has presented papers at national and International Conferences.
He is also an author of the book “Statistical and Quantitative Techniques” published by Pearson Publications. His teaching areas of interest are Statistical and Quantitative Techniques, Operations Management and Supply Chain Management.

GIRISH H. KULKARNI
Assistant Professor/ Learning Facilitator – Marketing
MBA (Marketing and personnel Mgt.), UGC-NET, PhD (pursuing)
Years of experience at Indira : 3 years 

Girish H. Kulkarni is a Post Graduate in Management from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He is UGC-NET qualified and is currently pursuing his Ph D from RTM Nagpur University. In B.Com, he got fifth rank to Gulbarga University, Gulbarga. He has nine years of industry experience in Sales and Marketing and twelve years of teaching experience.

His expertise includes teaching various marketing subjects viz., Retail Management, Sales and Distribution Management, Strategic Brand Management, Integrated Marketing Communication etc. To his credential, he has presented research papers at national and international conferences and attended various Faculty Development Programs being organized by Management Institutions and other organizations.

CHETAN HEMCHANDRA CHAVAN
Associate Professor,
B.Com, MBA, DLL&LW,
Years of Exprince at Indira 17 Years
chetan.chavan@indiraiimp.edu.in

Mr. Chetan chavan ia a PG from Pune University in HRM . He is working as Associate Professor and he is a College Exam Officer for the Savitrabai Phule Pune University. He is currently pursuing PhD. in HR from SPPU Pune. He has been awarded the first “Faculty Jewel of Indira.” He has contributed to development of IGI in various Capacities since 1998.

DR. SANJAYKUMAR JAGANNATH PATIL
Assistant Professor,
B. Tech. M.B.A. (Marketing), Ph. D
Years of experience at Indira 6 Years
sanjaykumar.patil@indiraiimp.edu.in

Dr. Sanjaykumar Patil is having variety of experience to his credit from Industry as well as Academic background. He is Ph. D. from North Maharashtra University Jalgaon. He is post graduate in MBA from University of Pune with graduation in B. Tech.

He started his teaching career with a strong experience in sales & marketing field with various reputed companies. He has 10 years of Industrial experience and 10 years of teaching experience. He has written and published several research papers in prestigious refereed International & National Journals of high impact factor. He has presented his research papers in various International & National Seminars and Conferences at the reputed Institutes.

PURVI SHAH
Assistant Professor,
M.B.A – Finance, NET, Ph.D. (pursuing)
Years of experience at Indira : 12 years
purvi.shah@indiraiimp.edu.in

Postgraduate in Management (MBA –Finance) , UGC NET qualified and pursuing Ph.D. from Savitribai Phule Pune University She has two years of Industrial experience and carries academic experience of more than 13 years. Her research areas include Finance and Accounting and has published research papers at National and International Seminars & Conference. 

SMITHA PAPPACHAN
Assistant Professor,
M.Com
Years of experience at Indira : 12 years
smitha.pappachan@indiraiimp.edu.in

Smitha holds a professional expansion over Academics & Co-ordination in the field of Management for the past twelve years, along with an Industry Exposure to Accounting and Audit.
Currently Smitha works in the capacity of a teacher and faculty mentor for Post Graduate students (MBA).
She is an Internal Guide for summer internship projects in finance and offers extra inputs in finance for MBA &Post-Graduate Diploma students. She teaches subjects like Accounting, Financial Services, and Strategic Financial Management. She has conducted classes on communication skills for Journalism students and National level workshops on Power of Communication -as part of National Service Scheme initiative for undergraduate students.
She has been an active member of the team that has worked in preparation of Self-Study Reports in bringing accreditations from regulatory bodies of University of Pune and National Board of Accreditation (NBA), for the Institute.
She has a Master’s Degree in Commerce from University of Pune.
Her research interests vests in the area of Banking and Finance. She has presented research paper in national and International Conferences.

GAYATRI KULKARNI
Assistant Professor,
B.Pharm, MMS, Ph.D. (pursuing)
Years of experience at Indira : 8 years
gayatri.kulkarni@indiraiimp.edu.in

Mrs. Gayatri Kulkarni is a post graduate from Mumbai University having around 10 years of teaching experience to her credit. She is currently pursuing her doctoral studies from Savitribai Phule Pune University. 

A Certified Score -Card Professional and Certified Performance & Competency Developer, she has published various research papers in National and International Journals. She has successfully completed a project sponsored by Pune University in the area of women Self Help Group (SHG) . Her areas of interest include Case writing, Training and  Research  majorly in the areas of Performance Management and Competency Mapping.

YESTRELA VAZ
Assistant Professor/L.F. Human Resource Department,,
MPM, M.Com, DCFA
Years of experience at Indira Institute of Management : 9 years
yestrela.vaz@indiraiimp.edu.in

Yestrela Vaz is a post graduate from Pune University in Personnel Management and Commerce. She has worked with Kinetic and Forbes Marshall Groups in Pune before joining the academic field.  Her main teaching areas include Human Resource Management, Organizational Behaviour, Communication Skills.

She is a certified NLP Practitioner.  She has completed a research project sanctioned by BCUD, University of Pune.  She is a part of the core team instrumental in preparing self study report of different regulatory bodies viz. National Board of Accreditation etc.

SANTOSH PULLEWAR
Assistant Professor,
NET, MBA (Marketing), B.Sc (Agri.)
Years of experience at Indira : 11 years
santosh.pullewar@indiraiimp.edu.in

Santosh Pullewar has completed his bachelors in agricultural science and Post-Graduation in Management with marketing specialization. He has an experience of more than 9 years in teaching various core marketing subjects like Principles of Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communications and Startup & Venture Management. He has successfully completed all the five modules of Entrepreneurship Educator’s Course in association with National Entrepreneurship Network and IIM-Bangalore. Over and above the regular lectures, he also has a knack for developing creative exercises for the students. These exercises include various kinds of games which help them in not only developing creativity but also overall personality. His research interest areas include Pranic Healing, NLP, Entrepreneurship and Marketing. He has presented papers in national and international conferences. He is the Co-founder of IndiraPreneur Cell – a cell devoted for entrepreneurial activities on the campus.

AJAY VARADE
Assistant Professor,
Bsc (Chemistry), MBA (Marketing), Ph.D. (pursuing)
Years of experience at Indira : 12 years
ajay.varade@indiraiimp.edu.in

MBA in Marketing from Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development (IMED), Pune, pursuing his PhD from Savitribai Phule Pune University. He has 5 years of experience in the industry which involves areas like Channel management, Corporate Sales and Business Development for Medical and FMCG products. Since 13 years he is in the field of Academics and taught various subjects of Marketing Specialization.

He has recently honored by Bharati Vidyapeeth’s IMED (2016) for his contribution in management education and by Brahma Kumaris (2014) for his spiritual contribution. He is a motivational speaker and a corporate trainer since 10 years who has delivered lectures in companies, institutes and schools from Pune like LIC, Aqua Chill Systems Pvt. Ltd., Ordnance Depot, MIT College of Engineering, Balaji English School, DYPIMCA, PCCOE MBA and VIIT etc. on topics like Life Excellence, Stress Management, Raj Yoga Meditation, and Spirituality in Management. He has also conducted spiritual and management training programs in different cities of Maharashtra.

SULBHA WAGHMARE
Assistant Professor,
Ph.D. (pursuing) ,MPM, Diploma in Labour Laws and Labour Welfare,B.Sc. Chemistry.
Years of experience at Indira : 12 years
sulbha.waghmare@indiraiimp.edu.in

Ms. Sulbha Waghmare is a Postgraduate in Personnel Management and Diploma in Labour Laws and Labour Welfare from Savitribai Phule Pune University. She has 5 years of Industrial experience and 12 years of academic experience. She is pursuing her Ph.D. from Savitribai Phule Pune University.  Her research areas include Human Resource Management and has published research papers at National and International Seminars & Conference.

MRS. APARNA A. JAWALEKAR
Assistant Professor,
MBA (Finance), B. Sc.(Electronics), NET,
Years of experience of Indira: 2 year
aparna.jawalekar@indiraiimp.edu.in

She has done MBA in Finance. Has over 7 years of managerial level experience in the marketing of Financial Services in various companies. She has qualified NET. Has 4 years of experience in teaching. She has taught various Finance subjects like Security Analysis & Portfolio Management, Banking & Financial Institutions, etc. Working with Indira since last one year. Teaching the subjects related to Finance like Financial Management, Wealth & Portfolio Management.

NEHA ABHIMAN RAMTEKE
Assistant Professor,
B.E.(Electronics)  MBA (Systems),
Years of experience of Indira: 3 year
neha.ramteke@indiraiimp.edu.in

Neha is an Electronics Engineer and MBA in Systems from Pune University. She has a teaching Experience of over 5 years and her subject expertise is Management Information Systems, Excel and Advanced Excel, Legal aspects of Business and Organizational Behavior.

She is a member of Indian society for technical Education. In her previous experience in the field of academics she has been actively involved in many CSR activities. She was one of the key members who were responsible for the designing and development of Web based tool for Atrocity Tracking and Monitoring,

Before joining academics she extensively worked with many Nonprofit Organizations (NGO) to help them make their presence on the web and participated actively to advocate issues of marginalized women.

RITA R. DANGRE
Assistant Professor,
PhD (Pursuing), NET, MBA (Marketing), B.Sc (Electronics)
Years of experience at Indira : 7 years
rita.dangre@indiraiimp.edu.in

Rita is a post graduate in Management from Pune University in the area of Marketing.

She is also a FDP Alumni (2014 Batch) of prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. 

She is NET qualified and currently pursuing her PhD in the area of e-retail and reverse logistics form Pune UniversityShe has also completed Six Sigma Green Belt certification programme from AIQM accredited by ESCB (Europe . She was awarded by Sinhgad Institute, Vadgaon for her valuable contribution in various academic and extra-curricular activities. She has successfully completed MBA dual specialization in International Business from Pune University. She worked as a Marketing Executive with Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Ltd. Pune for a year and then decided to pursue her interest in research and academics by joining Indira Institute of Management.
She has recently written a book on Sales and Distribution Management with Everest Publishing House.
She has published research papers in various journals including International referred Journals. She is also working as a principal investigator on BCUD project under Pune University. She has also written a case study which was published in IIMA in-house publication.
Her main areas of interest are e-retailing and Business Strategies to the Bottom of the Pyramid.

SMITA M. PACHARE
Assistant Professor,
M. com, MBS, Ph. D, (Pursuing),
Years of experience at Indira : 3 years 

Industrial Experience of 7 years in IT and Import Export Company as a Finance coordinator and Chief Accounts Officer. Teaching from last 7 years subjects like Research Methodology, statistics, Business Mathematics, Business Research Methods International Finance, Financial Services, Financial Regulatory institutions, Corporate Finance etc.  Ph.D. research on Payment banks & E wallets in Savitiribai Phule Pune University.

Published Research papers & Research articles in National and international conference on IT in Banking, Capital and Derivative Market Information Technology systems in finance. Interested to study Financial Engineering, Project management & Budgeting.

SUNIL J. DARAWADE
Assistant Professor,
B.Sc. (Chemistry), MBA (Marketing), PhD (Pursuing)
Years of experience at Indira : 1.5 years 
sunil.darawade@indiraiimp.edu.in

Sunil Darawade is a Science graduate and MBA with Marketing Specialization from University of Pune. He is currently pursuing his PhD from Savitribai Phule Pune University.  He has a teaching experience of 7 years. His Expertise includes teaching various Marketing subjects viz, Basics of Marketing, Marketing Management, Relationship Marketing, Product and Brand Management etc.

He has also handled administrative responsibility of college Examination officer and senior Supervisor for Examination held by Pune University. He has also worked as a paper setter for University of Pune MMM, MPM, MBA & PGDBM exam.