Indian Faculty

Prof. Dr. Ashish Urkude - Director

B.E., M.Tech. MBA & Ph.D – All Accredited by WES, Canada. Director with 25 years’ experience in Academics & Industry. Contributed to 42 books & 122 Peer Reviewed Publications. Worked for International Consultancy CanArian International Inc., Canada and research projects at Wipro, Café Coffee Day, Hindustan Aeronautics, Maruti Suzuki, FORD, KEC International, etc.; Worked at leading Universities as Pro-Vice Chancellor at VOU; Vice President Academic Affairs at University of Petroleum Studies (UPES); Research Head at Symbiosis International University; Campus Head at Rai University; Trustee & Acting Vice Chancellor at Alliance University.

Faculty : Economics

Prof. Vidya Srinivas

B.Com.; MBA (Marketing & HR); NET, MPhil. Pursuing Entrepreneurship from UpGrad. Multi-faceted Marketing & HR Evangelist with 11+ years exp. in Education, Training, Corporate Relations & Industry Sectors like  Agri-business, Exports and Retail sectors.

Faculty : Marketing & Human Resources

Prof. Sushant Nanda

MBA ( Symbiosis Institute); 29 years rich work experience in corporate management consultancy, corporate communication, Advertising, Branding, MDPs & Education.

Faculty : Marketing, Branding, Advertising, B2B, International Marketing

Prof: M. Guruprasad

B.Sc.; M.Sc.; PGCRM (Tata Institute of Social Sciences); NET-JRF; MBA. 20+ yrs. Exp. in Teaching & Research in. Authored two books for Insurance Institute of India – ‘Insurance & The Environment’ & ‘Marketing Research & Insurance’ and columnist of Economics for Everyone. Served as Head of Academics & Alumni, Placements at AICAR B-School & led MDP’s for leading Indian companies and MNCs

Faculty : Economics, Banking, Finance, Quantitative Methods &  Marketing

Prof. Samir Saraiya

MBA-SP Jain, Founder & CEO,, India’s 1st & largest personal product web store. Previous employers, Microsoft-Singapore, Yahoo!, Times of India, Mid-Day & Sumitomo Corporation. Manager -Indian Rugby team.

Faculty : Entrepreneurship

Prof. Siddharta Bose

MBA, M.Com.; Director, Skytel Networks, Fmr. Managing Director-IOL Netcom Ltd., Served as Head of Finance for Zen Life Sciences, ETP International.

Faculty : Financial Management and Accounting

Prof. Dr. K. Rajkumar; Director

M. Sc (Chem), M.Tech (Rubber Tech), MBA, Ph.D, has over all experience of over 20 years experience in the Rubber Industry.

Faculty: Reverse Engineering, Nano Composites & Life Prediction of Rubber Products

Prof. Venugopal lyenger

CISSP, ACFE, Member Expert Com. of Govt. of India for IT Security; Advisor to South East Asia Governments. Faculty-JBIMS

Faculty: IT Management

Prof. Dr. Jamshed Modi

Ph.D. (Operations Research), Cornel University & Purdue University, USA. Worked in USA industry 12 years (IBM, Research Triangle Institute); 23 years work exp. (TCS, Tata Infotech, and others); Professor for 12 years (S P Jain, ICFAI, etc.).

Faculty : Quantitative Techniques & Operations Management

Prof. K. V. Ramakrishnan

B.Sc., LL.M (Mumbai University) CAIIB(I); 38 years experience in Financial Sector; 23 years in Reserve Bank of India. 15 years in STCI Finance Limited (promoted by RBI) as General Manager in Treasury & Credit areas.


Faculty : Financial Markets- Derivatives & Risk Management, Corp. Governance, Managerial Economics & Business Law

Prof. Brigadier GPS Cheema, Indian Army

M.Sc.,AMP-MDI, Gurgaon, 37 years with Indian Army; Deputy General Officer Commanding, Kashmir Valley; Commander of Armoured Brigade; Colonel General Staff of Armoured Division; Director (Operation Logistics) HQ IDS-Secretary, Joint Operations Committee, under the Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee

Faculty : Human Resources, Leadership & Mind Mapping

Prof.Dr. Vidya Hattangadi; Mentor & Guide (Ph.D Students)

Doctor of Letters (University of Mumbai); Ph.D (University of Pune); MPM; MDBA; B.Com; Authored books on Entrepreneurship & Marketing Strategies. Fmr. Director of leading MBA Institutes & has 20 years of Industry Experience; Recipient of the “National & International compensium Eminent Educationist Award”, July 2009.


Faculty : General Management & Marketing Management

Prof. Nirmal Iyengar

M.C.A.; M.Sc.; Asst. Professor/Chief Information Officer/Operations Director/Head Program Management Unit/Visiting Faculty. Extensive experience (30+ years) in Public Instructions and corporate, leading large team of professionals, program management efforts consistently delivering results exceeding company’s Strategic, Financial and Customer Satisfaction goals


Faculty : Operation Management

Prof. Vijay Tandon - Director (PGDM)

MBA; B.Sc.; 16 Years Experience: 7 years in Marketing, 5+ years in Sales & 4+ years in teaching. Served as Marketing Consultant – South Asia for Magnus Health. Marketing Manager of GE Healthcare and worked for Tyco Healthcare & Astra Zeneca.

Faculty : Marketing

Prof. Elora Basumatary

Deputy Director : CardiffMet , Programme PGDM
12+ years experience  in the field of Business Development, Operations Management, Sales and Distribution, Marketing and Media Management in India and Middle East.

Faculty : Entrepreneurship,Interated Business Communication,

Distribution Management , India & Global Political Economy

Prof. Dr. Krishnaswamy Iyer

B.Tech. (IIT-Delhi), MMM (JBIMS), DBF, Ph.D.; 17 years of Industrial Marketing experience with Bombay Dyeing, Madura Coats, Toshniwal Brothers, Garware Nylons, Orissa Synthetics, YKK India; 15 years Faculty experience at leading MBA Institutes. Served as Dy. Chairperson Exec. MBA, SPJIMR.

Faculty : Production Management, Project Management, Quantitative Techniques, Decision Science, Cost Management, Financial Management, Managerial Economics, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management.

Prof. Dr.Priyadarshani Singh – Dy. Director, Cardiff BBA

B.Sc., M.Sc., PGDCA, MBA, PH.D; 10 years experience. Fmr. Chief Human Resources Manager at Suchita Group of companies. Served as Faculty at University of Allahabad & IILM. Published papers and articles in Journals and International Conferences in Malaysia, UAE & UK

Faculty : Information Technology

Dr.Pritesh Shukla – Dy. Director, PGDM

B.E (Electrical), PGDM, MBA, Ph.D; 12 years work experience. Fmr. Marketing Manager at USA Based MNC Saitec Solutions and as Engineer at Elmex Controls Pvt. Ltd. & Fiber Boards Pvt. Ltd. Served as Faculty for 9 years. Published papers and articles in Indian & International Journals. Published Book Rural Marketing Strategies for FMCG products.

Faculty : Marketing & Rural Marketing

Dr.Shrikant Ratley – Dy. Director, Univ. of Economics MBA

MBA (Marketing), Ph.D.; Distinguished career of over 17 years predominantly in advancing management education with prestigious management Institutes. Worked for CIPLA. Published papers and articles several Journals.

Faculty : Marketing Management, Sales & Distribution, Marketing of Services, Rural & Industrial Marketing, International Marketing, Brand and Advertisement management

Prof. Mayur Phatak

B.E.Computer, 18 Years experience in Information Technology.Founder of web oriented services for hosting,E-mail marketing and Backup solution.Digital Marketing and Search Engine Optimization Expert.

Faculty : Digital Marketing