Faculty of Management is the largest Faculty at the University. Faculty of Management continues to expand with international focus, forming partnerships with universities globally.
The programmes under Faculty of Management provide opportunities for all the students to expand their horizons, both personally and academically, and help in grow the Diverse University Culture. Faculty of Management also undertakes important research within their discipline areas.
Dr. R Raman has a blend of corporate and academic experience. He started his career with Godrej and Boyce and then ventured into the area of consultancy with - The Leading Edge Consulting Services. His Passion for academics led him into teaching assignment at Vellore Institute of Technology.Carleton University's Sprott School of Business, Canada gave him the platform for global exposure in teaching Information.
Dr. R Raman has a blend of corporate and academic experience. He started his career with Godrej and Boyce and then ventured into the area of consultancy with - The Leading Edge Consulting Services.His Passion for academics led him into teaching assignment at Vellore Institute of Technology. Carleton University's Sprott School of Business, Canada gave him the platform for global exposure in teaching Information Technology while he was handling the teaching assignment with Kohinoor Business School
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune is a premier B-School of India recognized for its excellence in academics, high quality management programme and its valuable contributions to industry, society and students. SIBM Pune was established in 1978. SIBM Pune currently offers the following programs:
The essential strong pillars of SIBM Pune are its illustrious alumni, exemplary students, outstanding full time faculty and numerous visiting faculty members from the corporate and industry. SIBM Pune is a student driven institute. The students' council consists of nine teams, which you could check out under the Students' Council tab.
The Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), formerly known as the Symbiosis Institute of Foreign Trade (SIFT) is a constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University). It was established in the year 1992 to provide budding entrepreneurs and managers with the foresight to tackle the sweeping changes of the liberalized and globalized Indian economy. The motto of the institution has always been to ' Adapt to Global Business Challenges ' which it has successfully done for the last twenty three years.
With a view to incorporate the ideals of greatest brains of management from F W Taylor to Warren Buffet and a module encompassing each and every aspect of international business and not just foreign trade SIFT was reborn as the Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB).
SIIB is the only institute under Symbiosis umbrella imparting education in 3 diverse areas namely; International Business, Agri-business and Energy and Environment. This diversity is the core strength of SIIB. With number of International collaborations to its credit, SIIB is a true guiding force which facilitates students to get equipped for international business environment.
Located in Infotech Park Hinjewadi, Pune, the students of SIIB get a feel of the corporate world from within the campus as it is surrounded by many multinational IT and manufacturing giants.
Students also get a chance to relax and rejuvenate on campus as it offers amazing sports facilities and has an active and a very vibrant life on campus. They also get an opportunity to connect with their peers through various cultural events during the academic year which further adds a colorful touch. So, Welcome to the World of International Business!!
Dr. Asmita Chitnis is a post graduate in Statistics and holds Ph.D degree in the field of Operations Management. She started her career with National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) as a researcher and has worked on different projects of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) during this tenure. Later, she moved into teaching and has more than 24 years of academic and corporate training experience to her credit.
Dr. Mrs. Pratima Sheorey did her MBA in Marketing from the University of Pune and has more than 23 years of experience in the academic and corporate sector. She has worked with ORG-MARG (now ACNielsen), the Hero Group and others in the corporate sector and has been a faculty at various Institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) . She has worked in the area of Market Research, Training & Consulting and Business Development.
SYMBIOSIS CENTRE FOR MANAGEMENT & HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (SCMHRD) is a premier institute honing world class leaders and entrepreneurs. Established in 1993, SCMHRD's MBA program is one of the most prestigious programs in India.
SCMHRD specializes in producing quality talent in the fields of HR, Marketing, Finance, Operations and Infrastructure Management. The institute believes that wholesome knowledge is the distilled essence of our institutions corroborated by experience and practical learning. Hence the intense academic curriculum is designed such that it prepares students to deliver their best.
Apart from academic excellence, the institute also focuses on equipping the students with the latest technical competencies used in the corporate world. It also provides opportunities to develop their leadership and entrepreneurship skills through various student activities and institute initiatives. Association with National Entrepreneurship Network is one such initiative to breed young entrepreneurs.
SIMS set up in 1993 is a premier Management Institute ranked amongst the top B Schools in India. SIMS is a constituent of the prestigious Symbiosis International Institute and is the only MBA institute of its kind in India and a shining example of PPP (Public Private Partnership) between Symbiosis and Govt of India - Ministry of Defence since 2002. Its flagship MBA course is primarily for Defence Personnel and their Dependents with some seats for Civilian candidates. This ideal mix of defence dependents and civilians brings out the best in both and ensures holistic development. SIMS has an ergonomically designed and ideally located campus in heart of Pune. It provides secure residential accommodation to over 600 girl and boy students, state of the art facilities and infrastructure. It is truly a "Home away from Home".
SIMS is an ISO 9001:2008 quality certified management institute, one of the three institutes in complete Western India which is an accredited "Centre for Corporate Governance" of the 'National Foundation of Corporate Governance' (established by Ministry of Corporate Affairs and CII) and one of the few recognised as a centre for Entrepreneurship by Dept of Science and Technology.SIMS encourages and promotes entrepreneurial activites and has a small incubation centre for student entrepreneurs.
Brig Dr. Rajiv Divekar (Retd): is a veteran soldier and an academician. He had a very distinguished career in the Army which included service with the United Nations in Somalia and Lebanon. He was a Faculty at Indian Military Academy, College of Enfineering, Defence Services Staff College and Army War College. He has also done the Staff Course at Camberely, UK.
Dr. Abhijit Chirputkar has a blend of academic and consulting experience. He is a Chartered Accountant. He has a consulting experience of more than 10 years and teaching experience of more than 15 years.
He is a graduate (B.Com.) with distinction and post graduate (M.Com.) with distinction with 5th Rank in the University of Pune. He has passed Chartered Accountant examination and subsequently Certified Information System Auditor (USA) examination. He furthered his educationM.B.F. (Master of Business Finance) which is a highly prestigious post-CA examination of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India. He is also SET qualified. He is a fellow member of "The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India" as well as "The Information Systems Audit and Control Association" (ISACA) USA.
Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management (Formerly SITM) is a premier management school in the entire SAARC region specialising in Digital and Telecom Management with a general focus on ICT as well as digital management. SIDTM began its journey in the year 1996; pioneering in Telecom Management education to cater to the changing needs of the industry. Over the last 24 years, the institute has 2400+ alumni in the corporate world, many of them holding senior positions in management. SIDTM, located amidst the scenic Lavale campus - the outskirts of Pune, has a state-of-the-art infrastructure and the most conducive environment for studying and research.
SIDTM offers two-year full-time residential post graduate degree - Master of Business Administration (Digital and Telecom Management), MBA (DTM ), with dual specialisation in Marketing & Finance, Systems & Finance and Analytics and Finance. The institute also offers corporate education programme, Management Development Programme in niche domain. SIDTM is one of the best b-schools in niche domain.
The strong focus of SIDTM is on technology management, analytical skills with research.
Along with rigorous academics, which is a blend of theoretical as well as industry inputs, students are actively involved in various extra-curricular activities which contribute to their overall development. The institute is a recognised brand in the corporate world and has achieved almost 100% placements year-on-year, even under trying conditions in the industry. Although placements are important and the institute enjoys excellent traction with the industry, strong academics are the cornerstone at SIDTM. The profiles offered to Marketing students are presales, sales, business development, business analysis, consultancy, product management, project management, solutions selling, etc. Students from Systems specialisations are offered positions such as project management, consultancy, process design, bid management, IT strategy, corporate revenue assurance, etc. and the profiles offered analytics students include business analyst, and analytics roles in various domains. SIDTM has a strong focus on research and publications along with consultancy projects.
In today's fast paced business environment, a precise seamless operation is the key to gain an advantage over competition and achieve operational perfection. An ideal blend of technically trained personnel, farsighted management practices, and leading-edge knowledge empowers the organization with an extra edge over their domestic and international contemporaries. A rock solid knowledge of operations management is the competitive weapon for organizations that aspire to succeed in today's competitive market. The SIOM Operations Management specialization empowers each engineer with sharp engineering and scientific capabilities along with smart business management disciplines. The students are dressed to tackle planning, development, and implementation tribulations that their organization might confront. The curriculum deals with topics such as supply chain management, project management, technology management, modeling dynamic systems, and quality management.
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) differentiates itself from other PG Management Schools primarily on its vision of Empowering & Leading Operations Excellence. Its holistic student development approach ensures their transformation into capable & responsive Techno-business Leaders. They have the most recent knowledge, multi-disciplinary skills and the right attitude to work within world class organizations. SIOM’s aim is to supply competent leaders in operations management s to the corporate world, who would start contributing to the bottom lines without longer gestation periods.SIOM’s distinguishing features are as below.
Dr. Vandana Sonwaney, Director & Professor is a gold medalist at high school, commerce graduation and Management post-graduation. She has worked for various multinational brands in FMCG and services sector with profiles in brand liquidation, Logistics service enhancement, S&OP, and SCM as key foci. After a decade in the industry, Dr Vandana started her own consulting firm in corporate research services. She has completed various assignments for Paints, Logistics, Insurance, manufacturing and Public Service industry. Her PhD in management contributed to insights in talent profile mapping and competency development during the early liberalization era in India
Dr Vandana entered the academic field to contribute to research and application oriented learning systems. She raised the ranks from Faculty to Deputy Director of SCMHRD in a span of 4 years. Her exemplary work in curriculum development and orchestrating them with competency requirements of corporate has contributed to conceiving and shaping SIOM as of today.
Dr. Madhvi Sethi completed her post-doctoral fellowship from Indian School of Business(ISB), Hyderabad after doing her Doctorate in the area of financial markets. Her research interests lie in the area of financial markets, financial economics, mergers and acquisitions and capital structure decisions. She has presented papers in several international and national conferences. Her research papers have been published in various peer-reviewed journals in India and abroad. She has co-authored a book titled “Indian Business Groups: Strategy and Performance” which has been published by Cambridge University Press, India. Her co-authored cases are available on Harvard Business Publishing and Ivey Publishing.
SIBM Bengaluru has just in few years of its establishment, of course with the full support and guidance of the eminent Board of Management and the Symbiosis Society, carved out a niche for itself. The focus, now, is on matching global standards of management education. Bengaluru is at the forefront of globalization, and SIBM-B is perfectly poised to cater to the confluence of the east and the west. At SIBM-B, the onus rests with each individual to carve out their own identities. SIBM-B instils a work culture which is unparalleled among various institutions. There is no alternative to dedication and SIBM-B fosters this view with a rigorous curriculum coupled with a strong focus on the emerging trends in the industry.
The world is changing and SIBM-B is poised to be the perfect catalyst to drive this change. Encouragement provided for analytical research creates intellectual capital which is highly sought after. SIBM-B provides a holistic approach to management which goes a long way in creating a dynamic identity. Vibrant student associations and committees complement the program with a number of activities involving institute-industry interaction.
SCMS started its journey in 2004 and what followed was a path of discovery, excitement and activities that has taken us one step ahead in our continuous quest for perfection.
Devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research at an early stage, we develop students into not only leaders but individuals with a strong vision to make an impact globally!
The cafeteria approach adopted by our curriculum, gives our students an edge as they can pursue their subjects of interest and specialize right at an undergraduate level. The motto 'Vasudhaiv kutumbakam', which means, 'the whole world is but one family', is our Founder Director Dr. S. B. Mujumdar’s driving philosophy and for it, initiatives have been taken to foster an atmosphere of international cooperation in academics.
It is here that we weave together a diverse student community committed to high standards of quality, honesty and ethics.
Dr. Adya Sharma is a dedicated professional with more than 20 years of experience. She brings with her rich practical experience from the corporate world that perfectly blends with theory and enhances academics. She has also been connected to the industry as a corporate trainer in companies like Goldman Sachs Women Entrepreneurship program, Tata Motors Development Centre, Amdocs, McDonalds, Wipro, Coca Cola, CPHR Services Pvt Ltd, Konnet Solutions Pvt Ltd, Yazaki, Sigatul Mazaraat Al Vazaratus Saifiyah, Zocdoc among others. She brings with her a missionary zeal to keep the learning environment vibrant and energized. An avid researcher, she has a number of case studies to her credit which are based on real time events.Read more
Dr. Manisha Ketkar, Director Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance is a Commerce graduate and a Fellow Cost Accountant (FCMA). She has also done her Masters in Business Studies (MBS) from the University of Pune.
Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance (formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management) was established in June 2010 to address the growing demand for trained workforce in the Banking and Financial Services Sector. SSBF is committed to providing an environment that facilitates learning and development of well-rounded personalities such that they leave the portals of the department as industry-ready professionals.
SSBF has received 7th DNA and stars of the industry group innovation award for Education and Leadership. The award is in recognition of leadership, development, innovation and industry interface of business school.
Welcome to Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, formerly Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (Under Graduate), NOIDA, which has been started as an off – campus Institute of the Symbiosis International (Deemed University). Currently offering a Graduate program in Business Management, the BBA, the Institute aims at being an Integrated Management Education Provider. New Programs are proposed to be started after seeking due approval of the University and concerned Regulatory Bodies. The Institute offers the unique "cafeteria" approach to prepare students to excel in their electives, and at the same time gain holistic knowledge of Business and Management.
Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Noida ensures that students are provided practical orientation for succeeding in the corporate world. Application based learning ensures that our students are relevant in the contemporary corporate and business world. The Institute also ensures that apart from the regular curriculum studies, students are encouraged to participate in co-curricular activities like cultural activities, sports, and inter-business school business competitions. Students are encouraged to participate in the organization of various events as well as admission and placement processes. We believe that true leaders are defined more by action than by position and title. The rigorous academic curriculum lays a strong foundation for higher studies in management as well. Students in SCMS NOIDA come from diverse cultures and backgrounds, coming from various states in India as well as from abroad. This leads to greater understanding and appreciation of cross cultural aspects, and sensitivity towards the same.
Dr. K. P. Venugopala Rao is a Doctorate in Commerce from Osmania University. His thesis was in the area of Commodity Derivatives in India.
He has been actively engaged in higher education for over two decades and held various academic and administrative positions in reputed academic institutions.
He is an avid researcher and has research publications in national and international peer reviewed journals. His research interests lie in the area of Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Capital Markets and Technical Analysis. Currently he is guiding four research scholars.
Dr. Ravi Kumar Jain, PhD in Business Management; holds Masters in business administration (MBA- Finance) and Masters in ICT. Has more than 17 years of experience in the area of business management, teaching and training, research & consulting and academic administration. Held various academic and administrative positions at Icfai research center, Hyderabad; Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune; and in the faculty of Finance at IBS- Hyderabad campus.
SIBM - Hyderabad is located at Mamidpally, Mahabubnagar district, Telangana near Hyderabad; just 45 minutes away from the International airport. The campus is spread over 40 acres of land in the upcoming educational hub and in the vicinity of industrial corridor of Shadnagar, thus providing serene environment conducive for academic learning and industrial exposure. It is a fully residential and Wi-Fi campus with state-of-the-art facilities in the academic and residential blocks facilitating curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular activities for all round development of our students community. The campus has a unique advantage of access to the rich educational, technological expertise along with resources available in Hyderabad Hi-tech city. With a bouquet of best practices and focus on all-round student development, SIBM Hyderabad with the motto “Shraddhavan Labhate Gyanam” meaning “The earnest aspirant gains supreme wisdom” is poised to make new strides in delivering quality management education with the unique mix of knowledge, skills and ethics and drawing on rich SIBM alumni and stakeholder base.
As a policy taken by the Symbiosis International (Deemed University), it will mentor Symbiosis Institute of Business Management-Hyderabad campus, continuously and consistently.
Prof. (Dr.) Shrirang Altekar holds a Ph.D. in Consumer Behavior. He is also an alumnus of the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune, a top 10 B - School in India, from where he did his Master's in Business Administration, with Marketing as his area of specialization.
He has extensive knowledge of technical and non-technical areas of business and has been involved in running businesses at the strategic level. He comes with an industry background of 23 years. He has worked in a consulting, advisory and learning and development capacity with several corporates in the FMCG, Insurance, Manufacturing, Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Aviation Sectors. His love for academics and a desire to give back to his Alma Mater coincided with a planned shift to academics in 2006. Dr. Altekar also holds a degree in Law, and was the Chairman of the Curriculum Evaluation Committee and the Academic Audit Committee of the Symbiosis International ( Deemed University ) for 2 years. He is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of General Management Research.
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management,Nagpur is a Constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University), ( SIU ) . An off-campus institute of SIU, SIBM Nagpurhas been established with the aim of imparting world-class education to students and transforming them into top notch business leaders. It will offer, to begin with, a two years’ full time MBA programwith an option to specialize in Marketing, Finance, Operations or Human Resource.The Institute will later on add additional programs after taking due approvals from SIU.
Being part of huge 75 acre beautiful Campus, SIBM-Nagpur has state-of-the-art infrastructure and world class facilities for all-round development of students. The MBA program will be fully residential, with excellent hostel facilities, including wi- fi and airconditioning.
SIBM- Nagpur has the unique advantage for being situated in the upcoming educational hub of Maharashtra and in the vicinity of MIHAN Project of Government of Maharashtra, with a huge Special Economic Zone alongside. These projects are expected to house various export oriented units like I.T. industries, gems and jewelry, garments, electronic goods, pharmaceuticals, processed foods and many other type of industries. Students will get enormous opportunities for internships, and live projects.Proper Placement assistance will be offered to the students.
The Institute will also offer regular corporate interactions and is also being supported strongly by senior SIBM alumni.
SCMS Nagpur has been established with the objective of imparting world class management education at the undergraduate level to aspiring managers and to identify, nurture and grow their potential to become responsible, ethical and performing management professionals and entrepreuners.
Dr. Shakti Bodh Bhatnagar, a Symbiosis alumnus, is an academician with a strong industry background and successful stints in some of the biggest multinationals in India. He has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from Govt. Engg. College (MITS), Gwalior, Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Marketing) from one of India’s top B-School – Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource & HRD (SCMHRD), Pune and Ph.D. from one of India’s top Universities – Aligarh Muslim University, in Business Administration. Before joining the academic world, he acquired rich experience of 16 years in the corporate sector with some of the world’s leading multinationals, namely; General Motors India, SKF India, LG Electronics India, DB Corp. Ltd, and ICICI Bank. Coupled with his wide industry experience he has a strong research background with his work that has been published in some of the top quality international journals ranked in ABDC and indexed in Scopus. Apart from various awards that he received in corporate career, he has also been awarded for his research work at international research conferences held at one of the IIMs. He brings in a perfect blend of quality education, industry experience acquired in top corporates, academic experience, and passion for research and teaching. He believes in ‘learning by doing’ with learning not being restricted to the academic curriculum, but aimed at shaping minds for better life tomorrow both for self and society.