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BITSoM, the new-age business school based in Mumbai welcomes seven new faculty members to its already stellar faculty pool. They will teach diverse subjects such as ethics in management, influence and persuasion, whole brain thinking, compelling communication, finance for global corporations and persuasive writing, from a curriculum designed with deep industry engagement and to address the needs of increasingly digital organisations.

Welcoming the new faculty on board, Dr. Ranjan Banerjee, Dean, BITSoM said, “I am excited to welcome our outstanding new faculty. At BITSoM, our endeavour is to deliver a world-class learning experience with each subject being taught by teachers who are thought leaders in their fields and who can inspire our students. Our aim is to make students future-ready, not just for work but for life!”

The new faculty members are:

  • Dharmeshwar Upadhyaya, Director, Par Excellence, Teaching Faculty, Leadership Solutions Pvt Ltd. – will teach Influence and Persuasion
  • Milind Shrikhande, Professor of Finance, Georgia State University – will teach Finance for Global Corporations,
  • Morgen Witzel, Fellow, University of Exeter Business School – will teach Ethics in Management,
  • Madhav Khosla, Associate Professor, Ashoka University and incoming Associate Professor of Law at Columbia University will teach We the People.
  • Preeti Singh, Consultant at Harappa Education – will teach Compelling Communication,
  • Preeti Singh, M. Phil in Disarmament Studies – will teach Persuasive Writing and
  • Sujit Kumar, Visiting Faculty at IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore and ISDM – will teach Whole brain Thinking

These new faculty members are in addition to several other global experts already on board, such as:

  • Dr Ranjan Banerjee, Dean BITSoM, Teaching Design Thinking
  • Leena Chatterjee, Professor of Organisational Behaviour at IIM Calcutta, Teaching Leading Self and Teams
  • 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
  • Cait Lamberton, Professor of Marketing, Wharton Business School Teaching Marketing Research and Methods
  • Devdutt Pattanaik, Mythologist, Author, Illustrator, Consultant, teaching Culture and Business – A Mythology Toolkit
  • Dhananjay (Dan) Gode, Professor of Accounting, NYU Stern School of Business, teaching Business Drivers for Industry – An Analytical Framework
  • Gerard George, Dean and Chair Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Singapore Management University, teaching Foundations of Entrepreneurship
  • Luis Martins, Professor of Management, University of Texas Austin, teaching Organisational Behaviour
  • Mark Finn, Clinical Professor of Accounting, Kellogg School of Management, teaching Financial Accounting and Decision Making
  • Nirmalya Kumar, Professor of Marketing, Singapore Management University, teaching Advanced Marketing Strategy
  • Nish Bhutani, Founder & CEO Indiginus, Teaching Digital Strategies for Business
  • Rajagopal Raghunathan, Professor of Business at University of Texas Austin, teaching Consumer Behaviour
  • Shamika Ravi, Former Director of Research Brookings India, teaching Micro Economics
  • Soumitra Dutta, Professor of Management, S C Johnson College of Business, Cornell, 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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