Core Faculty

Dr. Nehal Joshipura

Assistant Professor

Dr. Nehal Joshipura has nearly a decade long experience in industry and academia. She was with Alliance University, Bangalore in her last assignment. Nehal Joshipura earned MBA in Finance from Bhavnagar University and MCA from Gujarat University. She is currently pursuing PhD on “Exploring risk anomaly in Indian stock market: The test of market efficiency.” She teaches courses in the area of portfolio management and financial markets. She has published a number of papers in refereed management journals including ABDC listed international journal Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting. In addition, she has presented papers at national and international conferences and won the best paper prizes at conferences like NICOM at Nirma University and Great Lakes – Union Bank Finance Conference. Her research interests lie in the areas of market efficiency, investment strategies and quantitative investing.

Email:nehal.joshipura@dsims.org.in

Prof. Maneesh Gupta

Assistant Professor

Prof. Maneesh Gupta has done his MMS (Finance) from University of Mumbai. He has six years of experience in industry and academia. Prior to this he was associated with KJ SIMR.
He has also cleared Financial Risk Management (FRM) Level I.

His research interest are in Credit Risk Management and Finance Analytics.

Email:maneesh.gupta@dsims.org.in

DR SHAILJA BADRA

Assistant Professor

Dr Shailja Badra has earned Master’s Degree in Financial Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. After graduating several stepping stones- B.Ed, M.Ed and M.Phil; she has completed PhD from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla in the year 2005.

She is currently pursuing Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Research Management from Mumbai University. Dr Shailja has more than nine years of industry experience in different positions and three years of teaching experience in one of the leading Management Institutes. She has published several research papers in National & International Journals. Her areas of interest include Research Methodology, Operations Research, Business Statistics and Financial Markets.

Email:shailja.badra@dsims.org.in

Prof. Priyanka Oza

Assistant Professor

Priyanka Oza holds Masters Degree in Management Studies from University of Mumbai and UGC-NET Qualification for Lectureship. She has around seven years of experience in academics and around a year and a half of experience in the industry. Priyanka has taken up various subjects in Finance Specialization as well as her General Management subjects prior to joining DSIMS. In her earlier stint as an Assistant Professor, she has also been awarded as the Best Faculty from the Institute. She has presented research papers in Conferences and also published papers in peer reviewed journals. Her teaching and research areas include Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management, Mergers & Acquisitions etc.

Email:priyanka.oza@dsims.org.in

Dr. C Babu

Director

Dr. C Babu is the Director of Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies (DSIMS), Mumbai. He is an MBA from Madurai Kamaraj University and has completed his PhD in Management from Faculty of Management Studies, Gurukul Kangri University, Uttaranchal. Prior to joining DSIMS, Dr. Babu was the Director-in-charge at Chetana Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai. In the past, Dr. Babu has been associated with prestigious institutes like YMT College of Management, Navi Mumbai, as the Director and ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai, as Assistant Director. He has also held positions of Academic Head, at the Lalita Devi Institute of Management and Sciences, New Delhi Affiliated to Guru Govind University; and as the Dean of School of Management and Media Studies (SAMS), Dehradun, Uttaranchal.

Dr. Babu has conceptualized, designed and conducted unique training programs and introduced Executive Development Programs as a part of his Directorial initiative across various Business Schools in the country. His area of teaching and research are focused on Consumer Behavior and Business Strategy. Dr. Babu has published two books entitled Management and Technology – Emerging Trends and Perspectives (2012) and Management and Technology – Entrepreneurial Challenges and Opportunities in Emerging Economies (2013), both published by the Himalaya Publishing House. Dr. Babu was actively involved in Business Simulation based teaching in Management Education with Prof. Pierre Mora, Bordeaux University, France, in June 2007. He was awarded as the Outstanding Dean for successfully setting up a new campus for School of Management and
Media Studies (SAMS) in Dehradun and was also awarded as the Best Professor at ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai in 2006.

Email:director@dsims.org.in

Dr. Chandrashekhar Kaushik

Associate Professor

Dr. Chandrashekhar Kaushik is a doctorate in Marketing Management from Savitribai Phule Pune University (formerly University of Pune). He holds a degree in Pharmacy and is a post graduate in Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing. Before joining DSIMS, he was as an Assistant Professor with IES Management College and Research Centre.

Dr. Chandrashekhar Kaushik has more than 14 years of experience in Industry and academics. He has more than 8 years of experience in Pharmaceutical Industry with Production, Sales and Marketing areas. He has more than 6 years of experience in academics with areas of interest in Services Marketing, Retail Management, Rural Marketing and Business Communication. He has interest in Research and has published papers in National and International Journals like Sage and Springer and also written chapters in books.

Email: c.kaushik@dsims.org.in

Prof. Nilesh Deshpande

Assistant Professor

Prof. Nilesh Deshpande is a Pharmacy Graduate (B. Pharm.) and MMS – Marketing from University of Mumbai. He has more than 20 years of industry experience in the marketing and sales domain. He has worked across Pharmaceutical, FMCG and FMCD industries. His last job was in the capacity of Associate Director of Marketing in one of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies. He has a passion for teaching and mentoring students to prepare them for corporate world.

Email:nilesh.deshpande@dsims.org.in

Dr. Dhanashree Potey

Assistant Professor

Dr. Dhanashree Potey had done her PhD from IIT, Mumbai in the area of Service Enterprises in India after her graduation in Economics (major) from University of Mumbai and MMS Marketing from NMIMS. She has also undergone Certification Course on Entrepreneurship from Indian School of Business [ISB].
She has worked with companies like Apple, Aptech and did Consulting in the areas of marketing &sales, services marketing, business analytics, advertising &communication. Besides, she has contributed in the area of research by publishing research work in international and national journals.

Email:dhanashree.potey@dsims.org.in

Dr. Sarika Jain

Associate Professor

Dr. Sarika Jain is a Fellow (PhD) of National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) in the area of Human Resources Management. She holds a first class Master’s degree in Social Work with major specialization in Human Resources & Social Work from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). She has an experience of teaching of about 11 years. She has worked with Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) on a national Project “Educational Status of Religious & Linguistic Minorities”. She has received Devang Mehta Award for “Best Professor in CSR” in 2015.She has also published papers in peer reviewed journals of National and International Repute. Her teaching and research interest areas include Organizational Behaviour, HRM, Business Ethics and CSR.

Email:sarika.jain@dsims.org.in

Dr. Sanchita Banerji

Associate Professor

Dr. Sanchita Banerji is a Ph.D(HR), MBA, PGDMM with an experience of more than 14 years in the field of Management Education, Training and Consultancy. She has participated and presented papers in various National & International Seminars and Conferences and has several publications to her credit in Journals of repute. She has been invited as a Chairperson and Forum Speaker and is also empanelled in the Editorial and Advisory Board of various esteemed National & International journals. Her teaching and research interest areas include
Principles of Management, OB, HRM & Personality Development.

Email: sanchita.banerji@dsims.org.in

Prof. Anthony Colaco

Assistant Professor

Prof. Anthony Colaco holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, however he was more inclined towards the chemistry of humans in organization rather than that of organic and inorganic elements. This led him to successfully acquiring a Diploma in Human Resource Management (Xavier Institute of
Management) and Labor Laws & Labor Welfare (Mumbai University). He holds Masters Degree in HRM from NMIMS. He has 15 years of experience in industry and academics. He teaches courses in Human Resource Management. His areas of interest are learning organization, organizational learning and organization development.

Email:anthony.colaco@dsims.org.in

Dr. Sumana Chaudhuri

Associate Professor

Sumana Chaudhuri, Post-Doctoral Fellow of IIT Kharagpur (2018), received her doctorate from National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai. Her area of specialization is in the field of Applied Welfare Economics and Infrastructure Economics. A National Merit Scholar, she is a first class M.Sc. in Economics from University of Calcutta. She has successfully completed a sponsored research project with Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (AERA). She has received the best paper award at the International Conference on Infrastructure Finance at IIT Kharagpur in 2010. She has also published articles in peer reviewed International journals and edited books. Earlier she taught at Institute of Marketing and Management, New Delhi.

Email:sumana.chaudhuri@dsims.org.in

Finance

Dr. Nehal Joshipura

Assistant Professor

Dr. Nehal Joshipura has nearly a decade long experience in industry and academia. She was with Alliance University, Bangalore in her last assignment. Nehal Joshipura earned MBA in Finance from Bhavnagar University and MCA from Gujarat University. She is currently pursuing PhD on “Exploring risk anomaly in Indian stock market: The test of market efficiency.” She teaches courses in the area of portfolio management and financial markets. She has published a number of papers in refereed management journals including ABDC listed international journal Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting. In addition, she has presented papers at national and international conferences and won the best paper prizes at conferences like NICOM at Nirma University and Great Lakes – Union Bank Finance Conference. Her research interests lie in the areas of market efficiency, investment strategies and quantitative investing.

Email:nehal.joshipura@dsims.org.in

Prof. Maneesh Gupta

Assistant Professor

Prof. Maneesh Gupta has done his MMS (Finance) from University of Mumbai. He has six years of experience in industry and academia. Prior to this he was associated with KJ SIMR.
He has also cleared Financial Risk Management (FRM) Level I.

His research interest are in Credit Risk Management and Finance Analytics.

Email:maneesh.gupta@dsims.org.in

DR SHAILJA BADRA

Assistant Professor

Dr Shailja Badra has earned Master’s Degree in Financial Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. After graduating several stepping stones- B.Ed, M.Ed and M.Phil; she has completed PhD from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla in the year 2005.

She is currently pursuing Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Research Management from Mumbai University. Dr Shailja has more than nine years of industry experience in different positions and three years of teaching experience in one of the leading Management Institutes. She has published several research papers in National & International Journals. Her areas of interest include Research Methodology, Operations Research, Business Statistics and Financial Markets.

Email:shailja.badra@dsims.org.in

Prof. Priyanka Oza

Assistant Professor

Priyanka Oza holds Masters Degree in Management Studies from University of Mumbai and UGC-NET Qualification for Lectureship. She has around seven years of experience in academics and around a year and a half of experience in the industry. Priyanka has taken up various subjects in Finance Specialization as well as her General Management subjects prior to joining DSIMS. In her earlier stint as an Assistant Professor, she has also been awarded as the Best Faculty from the Institute. She has presented research papers in Conferences and also published papers in peer reviewed journals. Her teaching and research areas include Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management, Mergers & Acquisitions etc.

Email:priyanka.oza@dsims.org.in

Marketing

Dr. C Babu

Director

Dr. C Babu is the Director of Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies (DSIMS), Mumbai. He is an MBA from Madurai Kamaraj University and has completed his PhD in Management from Faculty of Management Studies, Gurukul Kangri University, Uttaranchal. Prior to joining DSIMS, Dr. Babu was the Director-in-charge at Chetana Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai. In the past, Dr. Babu has been associated with prestigious institutes like YMT College of Management, Navi Mumbai, as the Director and ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai, as Assistant Director. He has also held positions of Academic Head, at the Lalita Devi Institute of Management and Sciences, New Delhi Affiliated to Guru Govind University; and as the Dean of School of Management and Media Studies (SAMS), Dehradun, Uttaranchal.

Dr. Babu has conceptualized, designed and conducted unique training programs and introduced Executive Development Programs as a part of his Directorial initiative across various Business Schools in the country. His area of teaching and research are focused on Consumer Behavior and Business Strategy. Dr. Babu has published two books entitled Management and Technology – Emerging Trends and Perspectives (2012) and Management and Technology – Entrepreneurial Challenges and Opportunities in Emerging Economies (2013), both published by the Himalaya Publishing House. Dr. Babu was actively involved in Business Simulation based teaching in Management Education with Prof. Pierre Mora, Bordeaux University, France, in June 2007. He was awarded as the Outstanding Dean for successfully setting up a new campus for School of Management and
Media Studies (SAMS) in Dehradun and was also awarded as the Best Professor at ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai in 2006.

Email:director@dsims.org.in

Dr. Chandrashekhar Kaushik

Associate Professor

Dr. Chandrashekhar Kaushik is a doctorate in Marketing Management from Savitribai Phule Pune University (formerly University of Pune). He holds a degree in Pharmacy and is a post graduate in Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing. Before joining DSIMS, he was as an Assistant Professor with IES Management College and Research Centre.

Dr. Chandrashekhar Kaushik has more than 14 years of experience in Industry and academics. He has more than 8 years of experience in Pharmaceutical Industry with Production, Sales and Marketing areas. He has more than 6 years of experience in academics with areas of interest in Services Marketing, Retail Management, Rural Marketing and Business Communication. He has interest in Research and has published papers in National and International Journals like Sage and Springer and also written chapters in books.

Email: c.kaushik@dsims.org.in

Prof. Nilesh Deshpande

Assistant Professor

Prof. Nilesh Deshpande is a Pharmacy Graduate (B. Pharm.) and MMS – Marketing from University of Mumbai. He has more than 20 years of industry experience in the marketing and sales domain. He has worked across Pharmaceutical, FMCG and FMCD industries. His last job was in the capacity of Associate Director of Marketing in one of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies. He has a passion for teaching and mentoring students to prepare them for corporate world.

Email:nilesh.deshpande@dsims.org.in

Dr. Dhanashree Potey

Assistant Professor

Dr. Dhanashree Potey had done her PhD from IIT, Mumbai in the area of Service Enterprises in India after her graduation in Economics (major) from University of Mumbai and MMS Marketing from NMIMS. She has also undergone Certification Course on Entrepreneurship from Indian School of Business [ISB].
She has worked with companies like Apple, Aptech and did Consulting in the areas of marketing &sales, services marketing, business analytics, advertising &communication. Besides, she has contributed in the area of research by publishing research work in international and national journals.

Email:dhanashree.potey@dsims.org.in

Human Resources

Dr. Sarika Jain

Associate Professor

Dr. Sarika Jain is a Fellow (PhD) of National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) in the area of Human Resources Management. She holds a first class Master’s degree in Social Work with major specialization in Human Resources & Social Work from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). She has an experience of teaching of about 11 years. She has worked with Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) on a national Project “Educational Status of Religious & Linguistic Minorities”. She has received Devang Mehta Award for “Best Professor in CSR” in 2015.She has also published papers in peer reviewed journals of National and International Repute. Her teaching and research interest areas include Organizational Behaviour, HRM, Business Ethics and CSR.

Email:sarika.jain@dsims.org.in

Dr. Sanchita Banerji

Associate Professor

Dr. Sanchita Banerji is a Ph.D(HR), MBA, PGDMM with an experience of more than 14 years in the field of Management Education, Training and Consultancy. She has participated and presented papers in various National & International Seminars and Conferences and has several publications to her credit in Journals of repute. She has been invited as a Chairperson and Forum Speaker and is also empanelled in the Editorial and Advisory Board of various esteemed National & International journals. Her teaching and research interest areas include
Principles of Management, OB, HRM & Personality Development.

Email: sanchita.banerji@dsims.org.in

Prof. Anthony Colaco

Assistant Professor

Prof. Anthony Colaco holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, however he was more inclined towards the chemistry of humans in organization rather than that of organic and inorganic elements. This led him to successfully acquiring a Diploma in Human Resource Management (Xavier Institute of
Management) and Labor Laws & Labor Welfare (Mumbai University). He holds Masters Degree in HRM from NMIMS. He has 15 years of experience in industry and academics. He teaches courses in Human Resource Management. His areas of interest are learning organization, organizational learning and organization development.

Email:anthony.colaco@dsims.org.in

General Management

Dr. Sumana Chaudhuri

Associate Professor

Sumana Chaudhuri, Post-Doctoral Fellow of IIT Kharagpur (2018), received her doctorate from National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai. Her area of specialization is in the field of Applied Welfare Economics and Infrastructure Economics. A National Merit Scholar, she is a first class M.Sc. in Economics from University of Calcutta. She has successfully completed a sponsored research project with Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (AERA). She has received the best paper award at the International Conference on Infrastructure Finance at IIT Kharagpur in 2010. She has also published articles in peer reviewed International journals and edited books. Earlier she taught at Institute of Marketing and Management, New Delhi.

Email:sumana.chaudhuri@dsims.org.in