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The Fellow program in Management (FPM) is a full-time, residential doctoral program offering studies in different fields of management and cross-functional areas. The program aims to train prospective scholars to become highly skilled and innovative researchers and teachers in various fields (aspects) of management and relevant areas. It primarily aims at preparing scholars for careers as faculty members at premier academic institutions and for position outside academics requiring advanced research and analytical capabilities.

Mission & Vision


To excel as a center for developing thought leadership through intellectual contribution to academia, industry and society at large


  1. M1: Developing a broad understanding of different research traditions and alternative approaches to inquiry

  2. M2: Exploring opportunities in inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research in all functional and sectoral areas.

  3. M3: Building capacity of scholars to achieve high levels of proficiency in teaching, research, and consultancy services.

  4. M4: Developing scholars’ capacities for scholarly writing and grantsmanship

Faculty Guides

Dr. Pranjali Madhur


Dr. Pranjali Madhur is a Ph.D. and MBA in Human Resources. She has also completed her LLB. She has also practiced as a Lawyer in Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa, and also as a Finance Trainee in Project Costing at Thermax Ltd. She published a book (In Kindle Edition) By Speak Foundation on “Spirituality at Workplace and Its Impact on Performance and Job Satisfaction”. Also, published a Chapter “An Empirical study on the Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Job Performance among IT Sector Employees”. She is a Member of BAR COUNCIL OF MAHARASHTRA & GOA, Associate Editor of International Journal of Commerce & Management Research, Associate Editor of International Journal in Applied Research, Research Paper Reviewer of Science Publications (Scipub), Member in MTC (Management Teachers Consortium) Global, Assistant Vice President of Pune Region of MTC(Global), Member of All India Management Association, Member of International Stress Management Association, Member of International Human Rights Council, Research Fellowship in Excellence in World Business Institute at Australia, Member of International Society of Emotional Intelligence, Member of Strategic Management Society, Chicago, USA, Research Paper Reviewer in various journals of Science Publications, Member of American Psychological Association.

Dr. Asha Bhatia


Dr. Asha Bhatia is a PhD in Management Studies and an MBA with specialization in Finance and HRM.

Dr. Asha Bhatia is a PhD in Management Studies and an MBA with specialization in Finance and HRM. She has an experience of 23 years in diverse functions. She has published over 20 research papers in peer reviewed journals and has authored a book chapter in “Universal Brotherhood Through Yoga" which was released by the Hon. Vice President of India. Recently she was invited to attend the Global Women Summit held in Chennai and was felicitated as “Distinguished Woman in the Field of Management, 2020”. Additionally, she has won the Unilever Award for “Leadership and Sustainability”. She is a certified trainer in CSR and has conducted management development programs for the Mumbai Police, Indian Navy and many well-known corporate organizations.

Dr. Indrajit Goswami


He has presented conference papers both in India and abroad and has more than 50 publications including research papers in SCOPUS, SAGE and EMERALD journals and case studies. He has authored 03 books and contributed 07 chapters in edited books. He believes in continuous learning and so far has completed 29 certificate programs from YALE, Michigan and North Western Universities, Copenhagen Business School, Elsevier Institute and LinkedIn.

Dr. Dilip Nandkeolyar


Prof (Dr.) Dilip Nandkeolyar is Co-chancellor at Commonwealth University, London, UK. He has also been teaching and facilitating online Management Courses at Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.

Prof (Dr.) Dilip Nandkeolyarhas has written several research papers, case studies and book chapters published in National/International Journals. Beginning November 15, 1976, Dr. Nandkeolyar has had varied hands-on, bottom-up combined professional experience of over 44 years in the field in Industry, Consulting, Mentoring Coaching Research, Training and Teaching. His areas of interest are Entrepreneurship and SMEs Development, Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Retailing, Rural Marketing, Service Marketing and Branding.

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