Business Policy

The area's primary focus is on organizational strategy and the functions of the chief executive. Research and consulting have been undertaken in such areas as managerial communication, management and analysis of competitive forces in industries, business growth and diversification, turnaround strategies, technology transfer, trans-national investments, management of public enterprises, women studies, small enterprises and entrepreneurship. The area plans to undertake major research on the impact of changes in economic policies on corporate ventures. 

Important courses offered by the area to PGP and FPM students are on strategy formulation and implementation, new venture management, power and politics in strategy implementation, written analysis and communication, managerial oral communication and strategic management. It also offers a very popular program on strategies for competitive advantage for practicing managers. 

The major streams of research and teaching in the Business Policy area are business policy, public enterprise management, international business, communication, entrepreneurship and legal aspects of business. Research interests of the faculty include strategic management, environmental analysis, corporate planning, international business, technology transfer and legal aspects of business and corporate communication. In these topics, a student can concentrate on any one of the following types of organizations or a combination: private sector, public sector, government, agriculture and rural sector, small scale industries, cooperatives, mass communication and educational / research scientific institutions.

Entrepreneurship provides the basic nurturing ground in the process of wealth creation. It has emerged as a separate field in management, taking its roots from disciplines such as Economics, Psychology, Sociology and basic management principles.

The objectives of this course are :  

1.  to provide a comprehensive understanding of the basic concepts of entrepreneurship.

2.  to review and understand the important streams of research in entrepreneurship.

3.  to familiarize students with research methodologies.  

Strategic Management
This course conveys the concept of strategy and its usefulness by exposing students to a variety of organizational situations. It enables students to look at organizations in their totality and appreciate the inter-relationship among different functions.

The course helps students understand the strategy of organizations and thereby enables them to

(1) make or assist in the making of major decisions.
(2) formulate functional policies.
(3) participate in the implementation of corporate strategy.

Covers Firm / environment; Strategies and Resources; Strategies and Values; Business Ethics; Industry Structure Analysis; Evaluation of Corporate Strategy; Strategies for Growth and Diversification; Process of Strategic Planning; Stages of Corporate Development; Strategy Implementation through Structure, Values and Ideologies; McKinsey's Framework; Acquisition of Resources and Competence; Management of organizational Change.

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Area Members:

Primary Faculty Members
Sr. No.FacultyEmailOfficeTelephoneSecretary
1 Prof. Anurag Agarwal Wing 12 +91-79-6632 4916

Ms. Archana Premkumar
+91-79-6632 4891

2 Prof. Chirantan Chatterjee Wing 15F +91-79-6632 4946

Mr. George P Mathew
+91-79-6632 4831

3 Prof. Mohammad Fuad Wing 7 +91-79-6632 4869

Ms. Snehal Jethwa
+91-79-6632 4840

4 Prof. Amit Karna Wing 13 +91-79-6632 4928

Ms. Sujatha Jayprakash
+91-79-6632 4911

5 Prof. Ajeet N Mathur Wing 6 +91-79-6632 4858

Mr. Ankur Sumesra
+91-79-6632 4851

6 Prof. M P Ram Mohan Wing 16 +91-79-6632 4956

Ms. Savithri Amma P
+91-79-6632 4851

7 Prof. Akhileshwar Pathak Wing 15 +91-79-6632 4943

Mr. Harshad Parmar
+91-79-6632 4941

8 Prof. Sunil Sharma Wing 16 +91-79-6632 4835

Ms. Vinodi Raveendran
+91-79-6632 4891

9 Prof. Chitra Singla Wing 9 +91-79-6632 4882

Ms. Shylaja Deepak
+91-79-6632 4820

10 Prof. Anish Sugathan Wing 13 +91-79-6632 4923

Ms. Riddhika H Thaker
+91-79-6632 4911

11 Prof. Mukesh Sud Wing 16 +91-79-6632 4833

Mr. Shoeb Chobdar
+91-79-6632 4831

Secondary Faculty Members
1 Prof. Rakesh Basant Wing 4 +91-79-6632 4838

Mr. George Mathew
+91-79-6632 4831

2 Prof. Sunil Maheshwari Wing 01 +91-79-6632 4807

Ms. Latha Panicker
+91-79-6632 4820

3 Prof. Sanjay Verma Wing 01 +91-79-6632 4804

Ms. Hetal Shah
+91-79-6632 4941


Area Chairperson

Prof. Amit Karna

Wing 13

+91-79-6632 4928

Area Secretary

Mr. George P Mathew

Wing 4A

+91-79-6632 4831


Visiting Faculty

  1. Prof. Samir K Barua
  2. Prof. Savan Godiawala
  3. Prof. S Manikutty
  4. Prof. Shailendra Mehta
  5. Prof. Uday Ranpara
  6. Prof. N Venkiteswaran

Academic Associates

Sr. No.NameEmailOfficeTelephone


Ms. Ajaydeep Deora

Wing 12K

+91-79-6632 4920


Mr. Ankur Parekh

Wing 9A

+91-79-6632 4881


Ms. Pinal Mehta

Wing 15K

+91-79-6632 4950


Ms. Apoorva Rajvanshi

Wing 16A

+91-79-6632 4951


Mr. Harshit Khameshra

Wing 9A

+91-79-6632 4881


Ms. Wajihehatuzahra Rizwi

Wing 13K

+91-79-6632 4930


Ms. Kanchi Sanghvi


+91-79-6632 4136


Ms. Priya Porwal

Wing 14K

+91-79-6632 4940


Ms. Mona Pattanaik


+91-79-6632 4136


Mr. Hardik M Panchmatia


+91-79-6632 4136


Mr. Sanket Sindhav


+91-79-6632 4136


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