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Prof. (Dr.) Aradhana Chouksey is Ph.D. in management, MBA in finance, M.com in taxation, certified Mentor and Certified Entrepreneurship Educator from Department of Science & Technology. A result-oriented professional with 23+ years of experience in India and Japan in areas of finance, accounting, entrepreneurship and administration with expertise in micro finance research and analysis. Since 2002 she is in entrepreneurship education. At present she is Startup Mentor and Judge of potential practice ventures of South Asian Countries where Wadhwani foundation operates PRO-BONO and providing consultancy to many Micro, Small and Medium enterprises & NGOs at MP and advisor and member of syllabus designing committee of entrepreneurship education of many Universities. Beside that she is promoter of Organic DNA. She won many awards at national level including award by Department of Science & Technology and local level for promotion of entrepreneurship. And recipient of Best Director award by Aarav welfare Society 2023.

Before Joining IIMR, she was associated with SDPS Group of Institutions, Indore as Professor and Academic Director. She has also worked as Professor, Consultancy head and head of IEDC at Sage University Indore. Even before that more than nine years she worked with Bansal Group, MP and she also served as Principal, BIRT, Bhopal. She was career guidance expert of ‘Lakshya’ program of Bansal News Channel. Delivered Training to new recruits of Border security force, Rustomji Armed Police training Center, Indore, students of various educational institutes and employees of many premier corporate companies of Indore.

She is Ph.D. guide and editorial board member of research journal, conference Journal, member of many Management, Entrepreneurship association & was Chief editor of magazine She organized as Chairperson many international & National conferences, workshops, seminar and faculty development programs in association with Government departments. She has published more than 30 Papers, case studies, case let and Chapters in peer-reviewed journals and books, and her current areas of research include Entrepreneurship, Microfinance, Management and Spirituality.

Besides that, she is contributing in the field of value education as team member of University- Connect and Heartfulness trainer under the aegis of the nongovernmental organization “Heartful Institute, Shri Ram Chandra Mission.”

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Dr. Simranjeet Kaur Sandhar is Professor in the area of Finance. She has rich experience of 20 years out of which 17 years of teaching and administrative experience. She has experience of working with most of the leading brands in management education. Before joining IIMR she was associated with Symbiosis University of Applied Sciences, Indore.

Dr. Simranjeet also worked as a faculty with Amity Global Business School, Indore. Dr. Simranjeet is an alumnus of Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior. She has received her doctoral degree from the Jiwaji University in 2009. Her inclination in the area of research is towards stock market trends, investment management, working capital management, corporate finance, etc. She has been awarded with the “Best Teacher Award” by Madhya Pradesh Private University Regulatory Commission, Bhopal in the year 2018.

She is a regular contributor in the field of research. She has to her credit two edited books and more than 100 published research papers in refereed UGC listed, National and International high impact factor and SCOPUS indexed journals. She is a registered supervisor at DAVV, Indore and four Ph.D. has been awarded under her able guidance till date. She has 20 years of rich experience in academics, administration and industry at different leading Management Institutes and B’ Schools. Her forte lies in conceptualizing and implementing new dimensions of education.

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Dr. Rakshita Puranik is Ph.D and MBA(APR) from DAVV, Indore. She is Professor and Head of PG Department. She has rich experience of Eighteen years of teaching and Industry experience. Her areas of interest include Advertising and Marketing. She has more than thirty five publications to her credit in national and international journal. She is a recognized Ph.D. Supervisor of Management in Devi Ahilya University, Indore. She has participated in several National and International conferences, seminars and workshop across the country. She had developed a training manual for teaching effectiveness and conducted many training sessions for faculty members and students. Authored of subject book on Advertising and Brand Management for MBA. She has also worked as an associate editor for BAUDDHIK journal.

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Dr. Vishal Geete is Ph.D(Management), MBA (Finance). He is HOD for MBA Programme. Total work experience is of 22 years out of which 18 years in Academics and 4 years Industries like GE countrywide consumer financial Services, Ashok Leyland Finance Ltd, Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Co Ltd. the research publication included 20 International Research paper in various UGC approved Journal, 01 Patent and various news-paper articles. The area of research is financial Management, money laundering and stocks.

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Dr. Vinayak Khare is working as an Associate Professor at Indore Institute of Management and Research (IIMR), Indore. He has total experience of 27 years, of which elevating 11 years from the industry and 17 years are of academics. He has teaching experience and a strong proven track record in the field of Marketing, HR, and General Management and also has hands-on experience in the field of Research.

He is a dedicated, resourceful, and goal-driven professional educator with a commitment to the social and academic growth along with the development of his students. Further, he is committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating and encouraging. He has participated in various National and International Conferences, Seminars and workshops. He also has seventeen Research Publications in various reputed National and International Journals.

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Dr. Anuradha Pathak is Associate Professor and HOD for BBA(FT) programme. Completed Masters in International Business with distinction, she has been awarded Ph.D in Management and has qualified UGC – NET in Management. Her interest in the area of economics led her to do Masters in Economics also. A motivator and a mentor, she has a rich academic experience of 15 years. She has to her credit 1 edited book, more than 20 research papers in national/international journals and around 15 research papers in conference proceedings. Keen on learning, she constantly upgrades herself through conferences, workshops and FDPs including a Short Term Programme on Big Data & Machine Learning, Certificate Course on Business Analytics and Online Refresher Course in Management. Her subject area includes Export Procedure & Documentation, Foreign Trade Policy, International Logistics and Business Research Methods.

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Dr.Vaibhav Modak is working as an Associate Professor at Indore Institute of Management & Research. He is having 12 Years experience in academics. Accounting & Taxation is the main specialization of him and done Ph.D. in Commerce from DAVV, Indore on “Contribution of VAT in the economic development of

M.P. (with special reference to Indore District)”. He also holds Master of Business Administration Degree in Finance from Institute of Management Studies, DAVV, Indore. His main passion is to develop the accounting knowledge & skills in the students, which is very important factor to make a strong career in commerce & finance background. He also provides learning & knowledge for interview, communication skills, fine arts and yoga techniques, meditation for healthy living.

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Dr. Pooja Srivastava is working as an Associate Professor, Marketing and Head of Department BBA. She is a committed educationist, researcher, coordinator and mentor with 12 years of experience at prestigious management institutions like ICFAI, IILM, PIBM. Being an avid researcher and orator she builds effective teaching methods that promote a stimulating learning environment. She has been awarded PhD in Marketing from Dayalbagh University and is also UGC NET qualified. She has also successfully completed M.Phil with distinction and is MBA with dual specialization. Her areas of research are Branding, Digital Marketing, Design Thinking, Product Management, and Entrepreneurship. She has good number of publications in National and International Journal in her credit and has also participated in various seminars and workshops. She is incessantly developing and contributing to Management field through FDP’s, Seminars and Workshops.

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Dr. Reshu Agarwal is an Associate Professor at IIMR. She has 18 years of rich experience in statistics and data science. Before joining IIMR, she was a faculty member in the School of Data Science and Forecasting (Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya – DAVV, Indore), Department of Mathematics  and  Statistics  (Acadia University, Nova Scotia, Canada) and Forestry and Ecology Division (Indian Institute of Remote Sensing –  IIRS, Dehradun). Dr. Reshu is a former ISRO scientist and MPhil topper. Her PhD is in statistics with a topic based on statistical modelling using satellite data. She also held two postdoctoral fellowships in her credit (University of Iowa, USA and GGSIP university, Delhi). She is a winner of two best paper awards  and  published 27 research papers in peer reviewed national and international journals, conference proceedings, technical reports, and book chapters. Dr. Reshu has also been a part of National project  (Wetland  Biodiversity Conservation) from ISRO.

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Mr. Rajesh Bhandari is Assistant Professor in the area of Finance. He has rich experience of 35 years out of which 15 years of teaching and administrative experience in the educational Institutes. He has experience of working with most of the leading brands in education and Industry.

Mr. Rajesh Bhandari   is an alumnus of Prestige Institute of Management, Indore and perusing for PHD from Vikram University Ujjain. His area of research is towards “A comparative study of NPA of Public and Private sector banks in India.”

He is a regular contributor in the field of research. He has published his 10 research papers in refereed National UGC care journals. He has 35 years of rich experience in academics, administration and industry’s Finance, Accounts and Taxation work at different leading Institutes, Retail, FMGC and reputed public ltd companies.

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Prof. Shijji Shukla, is PhD from Vikram University and is a Finance Post Graduate from Prestige Institute of Management and Research Indore. She’s also certified in NCFM (AMFI, Capital Market and Derivatives). She has been an integral part of Management Education since the last Eleven Years with cross-functional experience. She also worked with many reputed organizations with corporate experience to add to her niche. Along with regular work experience, the training with Angel Broking, ICICI Prudential AMC and Mittal Appliances was a value addition with exposure to Stock Market Operations, Commodities Trading and Export-Import Documentation. She has many National and International conferences and workshops to her credit, with 8 published Research Papers in National and International Journals. Her area of interest in research includes Stock Market Valuations, Investment Analysis and Financial Analysis.

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Dr. Mohitash Nagotra has been awarded doctor of philosophy degree in Economics from DAVV, Indore. He has completed his MBA in Business Economics with specialization in Finance and Bachelors of Business Administration degree with specialization in E-Commerce both from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore. He has qualified UGC NET in Economics.

Dr. Nagotra has been the professional educator for 9+ years and had corporate experience of 2 years. His areas of interest are Economics, Econometrics, Mathematical Economics, Business Mathematics, Operation Research, Research Methodology and Finance. He also has 12 research publications in his subject domain and has one patent. He has been the keen researcher on the national and international issues.

Mr. Nagotra has been associated with various prestigious institutions and universities in his extended teaching career. He had been associated with Sage University, Indore as Associate professor, Eklavya University, Damoh as Associate Professor and Controller Examination, Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal as Assistant Professor, School of Economics, DAVV, Indore as lecturer. He was also associated with different corporate as “Corporate Trainer”. He has also served Ruchi Soya Industries Limited, Mumbai for 2 years as Senior Officer.

He had been associated with various skill development centers of Madhya Pradesh as Vice Chairman and also been associated with different national agencies for the welfare of the society. He has been a board member of NSW society who is working on providing free education to underprivileged part of the society.

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Mr. Gajendra Dubey is a seasoned academician. MrDubey possesses his post graduate degree in Management from Institute of Management Studies (DAVV) and is a graduate in Commerce. He has a rich experience of 23 years in academics and administration. His area of specializations and research is Human Resource (HR).

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He is UGC-NET qualified and Pursuing PhD in Management and a Postgraduate (MBA) with HR and Marketing Specialization and having a rich 9 years of teaching Experience as an Assistant Professor. He has been holding various teaching and non teaching responsibilities including Admissions and Counselling. He has various researches published in prominent journals and few in UGC listed journal.

 

Good Communication skills and different teaching skills are his strength that makes him popular among the students. His special ability is to judge the understanding level of the students to teach them accordingly. He is always available to help out the students and has proven himself as a good mentor for his mentees and students.

 

He is A National Tracker and NCC “A Certificate” holder & trained for B & C as well. An Active and Lifetime Member of Madhya Pradesh PickleBall Association. He is a State level Football & District level Cricket player.

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A Ph.D. in Management from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore and post graduate in management from Barkatullah University, Bhopal. Dr. Sapna has been the professional educator since 2011 alongside of her association with Aditya Industries which was her first assignment. She was the member of projects team at Aditya Industries and looks after HR activities of the company.

Dr. Sapna brings 10 years of academic experience with her in various capacities in association with various prestigious institute of Indore and Bhopal. Over the last 10 years she has lectured various subjects related to HR and OB. She has served Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal as an Assistant Professor and as a program Leader of MBA program. She has also served Eklavya University, Damoh as Associate Professor and Dean in management department. She was visiting professor to various department of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore in her teaching career. She was also associated as corporate trainer for various BPOs and corporates

Dr. Sapna has 10 research publications and conducted various workshops and guided scholars and in area of personality development and psychological assessment through various platforms. She has attended many workshops and seminars conducted by the various institutions of national repute in order to keep herself updated on recent developments and practices followed.

Dr. Sapna is also an active member of NSW society which provides free education to underprivileged section of the society.

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Dr. Asha Mishra is working as an Assistant Professor (Statistics) at the Indore Institute of Management and Research. She received her Ph.D. from Vikram University, Ujjain. The area of research which interest her includes Statistics, Quantitative Techniques, Sampling distributions, Operation Research , Research Methodology and Probability. She has 8 years of Academic and Research experience and 6 Published Research Papers in peer-reviewed National and International Journals.

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Dr. Shubhangi Jain is  an  Assistant  Professor  in  Indore  Institute  of  Management.  She  has  7+  years  of experience in academics. She has done her PhD from DAVV in Management entitled- A Study of Management of Tourism in Madhya Pradesh. She has done her MBA in International Business from DAVV University, Indore. She has attended professional development programs like International Conference and Research Methodology Workshop. She has published her research work at National and International Level and has ten publications to her credit. Apart from research, her interest area includes International Business and Business Environment.

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Prof. Kriti is having a vast experience of around 20 + years in HR. Working with Indore Institute of Management & Research asan Assistant Professor since Feb 2012. She is a post graduate in HR and Marketing from Bilaspur University (now Central University) in the year 2000. She is a skilled and qualified HR person possessing the ability to multi task by applying good time management skills. Prof. Kirti has immense strong analytical, observational, and problem-solving skills and involved in providing academic support to the Head of the Institution.

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In his more than 6 years of Corporate Training experience, he has ensured successful training of candidates and getting them job ready by helping them clear different NISM and NCFM modules. Hanish Kukreja has completed his MBA in Finance, qualified UGC NET (Management), and is pursuing PhD in Finance. His areas of interest include Accounts, Finance and Financial Market Derivatives. He has been associated with a few stock market education institutes before joining IIMR where he educated people about the working of Commodity and Capital Market and analyzing stocks using Technical and Fundamental analysis. He also has two publications which explore various trading strategies in financial market indices.

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Ms. Dimple Sukhija has done Master of Technology (M.Tech) in the field of Data Science and has also started her PhD in Data Science from School of Data Science and Forecasting, DAVV. A Post Graduate in Management with specialization in E-Commerce from Institute of Management Studies, DAVV. Her areas of interest include Information Systems, DBMS, theory of Computation and programming languages like C, C++, Python and R. She holds Bachelor’s in Engineering Degree along with specialization in Electronics and Telecommunication. She has been an active participant in the workshops organized by IIM, Indore and other renowned institutions as well. She holds many online certifications pertaining to the field of Data Science and Management. She has also contributed (in 2021) as paper reviewer for a book in “EAI/Springer” series.

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Prof. Pooja is qualified in the area of both Science and Management. She has done her MBA (Executive) in the area of HR from IMS, DAVV and is a graduate in the field of Science. She also holds an Online Diploma Course Certification in the field of HR. She is a seasoned academician with total 14 years of experience in academics and industry. Her area of interest includes HR and IT. She also holds an “A Level” Certificate from DOEACC Society, New Delhi.

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Ms. Alka is an Assistant Professor at Indore Institute of Management and Research. She has done her MBA(Executive) in Finance and is a Commerce Graduate, specialized in the area of Taxation. She has a total 14 years of working experience. Her area of interest is HR and Finance.

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Ms. Vimmy Katyal

Assistant Professor

An accomplished and dedicated professional with expertise in Human Resource Management, is an Assistant Professor in HR Management. She possess a strong academic background, combined with practical industry experience, and a passion for teaching and mentoring students. With a commitment to excellence in research and a focus on preparing future HR professionals, she aims to contribute to the growth and development of both students and the institution.

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Mr. Abhay Sahasrabuddhe is associated with the institute as an Assistant Professor. Mr. Sahasrabuddhe is SAP Certified and ORACLE Certified Professional from ORACLE Corporatin Inc. (USA). He is a Commerce graduate from Vikram University, Ujjain and has done Masters in Computer Management from DAVV University, Indore. He has successfully handled varied academic projects pertaining towards syllabus development for various undergraduate programs and some non-academic projects during his association and working tenure at various institutes of Indore.

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Dr. Veena Dadwani

Assistant Professor

An accomplished professional, a Doctor of Philosophy in Management (Ph.D.), a postgraduate in Management, and a graduate in Science with rich experience of 16+ years of overall work experience in Behavioural training, Communication, Leadership Development, Organization Development, Team Management, and Training & Development Customer relationship & operations Management. I have trained 300K professionals and students in soft skills, behavioral, outbound, and leadership training and development.

An exemplary communicator with proven skills in Content Development, designing & conducting customized training programs geared towards optimizing knowledge and operational efficiency of client organizations. Expertise in conducting training programs in the areas of Leadership Skills, Personality Transformation, Verbal Skills Development, and Motivation. Possess experience in HR interviews for Trainers.
An out-of-the-box thinker with excellent leadership skills and demonstrated abilities to meet deadlines & work under pressures. Interact easily with people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and professional levels. Excellent understanding of and ability to accommodate individual learning styles.

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Dr. Ajay Patil works  as an Associate Professor at IIMR Indore with an MBA and PhD in management from IMS DAVV . With over 13  years of experience in the field of teaching, learning and industry, He has proven track record of success in various leadership positions. He has attended more than 20 workshops and more than 15 publications in journals of national and international repute. He was awarded with the Best Faculty Award in 2020.

His  passion for Management and Marketing led him to pursue advanced education and his Ph.D. research is focused on Social Marketing. Through his acumen, he has  gained a deep understanding of Organizational Behaviour, Strategic Planning, Environmental Studies and Marketing Management.

He  has applied his knowledge and skills in a variety of industries, including Amul, Coca Cola, ICICI, and had held leadership roles in companies of various sizes. As a result, he has  honed his ability to develop and implement effective business strategies, manage teams, and drive organizational success.

In addition to his professional achievements, he has also committed to Society and Religion. He  believes that honesty and faith in God is important and strives to embody those principles in both his personal and professional life.

Overall, he is a driven, dedicated, and thinker with a passion for helping organizations succeed.

Mr. Aastik Dave is a highly accomplished professional in the field of Company Secretaryship, boasting an extensive background in both industry and education. His academic credentials speak volumes about his dedication and expertise, holding an impressive array of qualifications: an MBA in Finance, an MA in Economics, and an M.Com. specializing in Accounts and Taxation. Furthermore, he has successfully cleared the UGC NET exam, demonstrating his exceptional understanding and knowledge in the field.

Not only has Mr. Dave excelled in academic pursuits, but he has also proven his mettle in competitive exams by passing the MPPSC Pre and Mains exams, showcasing his determination and capability. Currently, he is actively engaged in pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), further deepening his understanding and contributions to the academic realm.

Mr. Dave’s accomplishments extend beyond academics, as evidenced by his significant contributions to literature and research. He has authored a book on Cost and Management Accounting, showcasing his expertise in the financial domain. Additionally, he has published numerous research papers, reflecting his commitment to advancing knowledge in the field.

In his current role as an Assistant Professor at the esteemed institution, IIMR (Indore Institute of Management and Research), Mr. Dave continues to impart his wealth of knowledge and experience to aspiring professionals. He has a rich history of engagement with reputable educational institutions and has provided valuable training to various corporate entities, thereby significantly impacting the academic and corporate spheres with his profound insights and guidance.

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Ms. Simnalika is an accomplished Assistant Professor in the field of Marketing with over 6 years of dedicated experience in academia. Her passion for teaching and research has driven her to excel in both pedagogical and administrative aspects of higher education. Currently, she is on the path to earning a Ph.D. in Marketing, a journey that promises to bring substantial benefits to both the students and the industry. Throughout her career, she has been actively engaged in Faculty Development Programs (FDPs), training sessions, and workshops to refine her teaching skills. Additionally, she has presented research papers at various international and national conferences and seminars organized by esteemed institutions, including the UGC and MHRDC. Her core objective is to impart knowledge using the latest teaching pedagogy, ensuring that students receive a cutting-edge education.

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