BITSoM appoints 15 new faculty members

* Professors to cover subjects like Corporate & International Finance, Business Analytics, Strategic Brand Management, Logistics & Supply chain, Risk & Project Management, System Thinking

BITSoM (BITS School of Management), the new-age business school based in Mumbai, has added 15 new faculty members to its already stellar faculty pool. The new professors will teach diverse subjects such as Entrepreneurial Finance and Fundraising, Crafting and Delivering Services, Sustainability, Environment and Business, Research Methods, Business Analytics, International Finance, Strategic Brand Management, Logistics and supply chain, Risk Management, Intelligent Project Management, Work Efficiency Essentials, Persuasive Writing, and Systems Thinking, to students of the two-year, full-time residential MBA programme. The curriculum has been designed with deep industry engagement that seeks to address the needs of increasingly digital organisations.

Welcoming the new faculty on board, Dr Ranjan Banerjee, Dean and Professor – Marketing, BITSoM said, “BITSoM is trying to source the best faculty in the world and create a contemporary and vibrant learning experience. Our faculty are a healthy mix of global academic thought leaders and cutting-edge practitioners.”

The new faculty members are:

· Amit Bubna, Fellow, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University; Principal, Bates White Economic Consulting, will teach Entrepreneurial Finance and Fundraising

· Amrita Gupta, Data and Accountability Lead – Generation Equality Forum, Global Fund for Women, will teach Sociology in Theory and Practice

· Avantika Tomar, Partner, EY-Parthenon will teach Persuasive Writing, and Research Methods

· Kapil R Tuli, Lee Kong Chian Professor of Marketing, Director, Retail Centre of Excellence at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University, will teach Crafting and Delivering Services

· Manish Agarwal, Former Partner, PWC, Visiting Faculty at IIM Kozhikode and IIM Indore, will teach Systems Thinking

· Miniya Chatterji, CEO Sustain Labs Paris, Author, Global Leadership Fellow alumna of the World Economic Forum, will teach Sustainability, Environment and Business

· Nitin Paranjape, CEO and Founder, MaxOffice Services, will teach Work Efficiency Essentials

· Ram Ganeshan, Professor of Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Raymond A Mason School of Business, will teach Logistics and supply chain

· Ratan Postwalla, Partner and Co-founder, People Trust, will teach Smart Problem Solving and Comprehensive Performance Management

· Reena V Mithal, Managing Partner, Sankhya Capital, will teach International Finance

· Sandeep Chandukala, Associate Professor of Marketing, Singapore Management University (SMU), will teach Business Analytics

· Sanjay Mithal, CEO and Managing Partner, Sankhya Ventures, will teach Risk Management

· Sayak Bhanja, Partner and Co-founder, People Trust, will teach Intelligent Project Management

· Shailendra Jain, Professor of Marketing and International Business, Foster School of Business, University of Washington, will teach Strategic Brand Management

· Sudip Gupta, Associate Professor of Finance at Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University, will teach Corporate Finance II

These new faculty members join an illustrious list of global experts already on board, such as:

· Ranjan Banerjee, Dean and Professor – Marketing, BITSoM, teaching Design Thinking

· Leena Chatterjee, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, teaching Personal Growth and Transformation, Managing Teams and Cultures, and Effective Interpersonal Relationships. Professor Chatterjee also leads the initiative on creating a Personal Development Plans for each student.

· Abhijeet Vadera, Associate Professor of OBHR, Singapore Management University, teaching Negotiation Analysis

· A K Shiva Kumar, Professor of Economics and Public Policy (visiting faculty) Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, ISB and Ashoka University, teaching Government, Society, and Business

· Dhananjay (Dan) Gode, Professor of Accounting, NYU Stern School of Business, teaching Business Drivers for Industry – An Analytical Framework

· Gerard George, Professor of Management, McDonough School of Business, teaching Foundations of Entrepreneurship

· Luis Martins, Professor of Management, University of Texas at Austin, teaching Organisational Behaviour

· Mark Finn, Clinical Professor of Accounting, Kellogg School of Management, teaching Financial Accounting and Decision Making

· Milind Shrikhande, Professor of Finance, Georgia State University, teaching Finance for Global Corporations,

· Morgen Witzel, Fellow, University of Exeter Business School, teaching Ethics in Management

· Nirmalya Kumar, Professor of Marketing, Singapore Management University, teaching Advanced Marketing Strategy

· Nish Bhutani, Founder & CEO Indiginus, teaching Digital Strategies for Business

· Preeti Singh, Former Senior Communications Specialist and Head of Professional Development, McKinsey & Company, teaching Compelling Communication,

· Rajagopal Raghunathan, Professor of Business at University of Texas Austin, teaching Consumer Behaviour

· Rajeshwar Upadhyay, Director, Par Excellence Leadership Solutions, will teach Presentation Skills, Working in Teams, and Lessons from World Literature and Cinema

· Shamika Ravi, Former Director of Research Brookings India, teaching Microeconomics

· Sujit Kumar, Visiting Faculty at IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore and ISDM, teaching Whole brain Thinking and Critical Analytical Thinking

· Soumitra Dutta, Dean, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, teaching Digital Business and Innovation

· Vera Tilson, Associate Professor of Operations, University of Rochester, teaching Operations Management

· Ziv Katalan, Adjunct Professor of Operations, Wharton Business School, teaching Decision models and Uncertainty

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