Core Faculties

Dr. Lalit Prasad

PhD, MBA (MKT & HRM), M.Sc (Maths), NET(Mgmt.), AMT
Associate Professor (Regular, DOJ 13-08-2008)

Dr Lalit Prasad is working as an Associate Professor at Dr D Y Patil Institute of Management Studies (DYPIMS), Pune. He is an approved PhD research guide of Savitribai Phule Pune University. He is also a Research Head and IQAC, coordinator of DYPIMS. He has more than 15 years of teaching and research experience. He has conducted number of training programs/workshops/faculty development programs at national level in the area of HRM, Statistics, Mathematics and Research. He is a regular trainer of the companies like Minda Stoneridge Instruments Ltd and Advik Hi Tech India Ltd, Pune. His 21 research papers have been published by various national and international journals and some are indexed in ABDC, Scopus and UGC Care list.
His case studies have been published by “The Case Center, USA”. He has authored two monographs tilted Introduction to Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) and Marketing Research. He has been adjudged as the Best Faculty for three consecutive years by the Management of Dr D Y Patil Institute of Management Studies, Pune. He has qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) in Management in 2012 and also acknowledged as an “Accredited Management Teacher (AMT)” by AIMA, New Delhi. He has attended various workshops and Faculty Development programs organized by prominent institutions like IIM, Indore, IIT Roorkee and IIT Kharagpur. He was conferred with the “Prashastri Patra” as a meritorious student of MBA in the year 2007 by Nagpur University.
Academically, he was awarded PhD by Savitribai Phule Pune University (Formerly University of Pune) in the year 2016. He has worked on the topic “Relevance of Emotional Intelligence on Performance of front-line sales forces with special reference of private life insurance companies: An empirical study in Pune. He has gained credits with masters in Mathematics with Operations Research specialization from Ranchi University, Jharkhand and Masters in Marketing and Human Resource Management from Nagpur University. He has done his bachelor’s in Mathematics from Ranchi College Ranchi, Ranchi University, Jharkhand.

Dr. Amitabh Patnaik

PhD, MBA (MKT & HRM), B. Tech
Associate Professor (Regular, DOJ 01-08-2008)

He is PhD holder in the subject Organizational Management. He has 10 years and nine months of experience in the teaching field. His area of expertise is Organizational Management and Economics. He is also proficient in SPSS.

Dr Avinash Pawar

PostDoc, PhD, MBA, BE
Associate Professor (Regular, DOJ 16-03-2021)

Dr. Avinash Pawar is a faculty of Organisational Management with around 15 years of teaching and research experience. He is a multifaceted academician and researcher in management with wide academic and research experience across multiple disciplines of management such as HR, Marketing, Technology, Operations and Supply Chain Management. He is an enthusiastic academician with an interdisciplinary approach towards management teaching, learning and research. He has presented and published research papers in various prestigious international conferences and journals. He also serves on the reviewer board of esteemed journals in business management.

Dr. Nandini Desai

PhD, M.Phil, MBA (HR & MKT) B.Com
Assistant Professor (Regular, DOJ 01-07-2006)

She has an experience of 12 years in teaching and six years in the Industry. She has secured 5th rank in the merit list of successful candidates of Master of Business Administration course at the Shivaji University, Kolhapur. She is proficient in Team Building, Leadership and motivation. Her area of expertise is Green Marketing, life skills, interpersonal skills. She has published papers in various National Journals. She has obtained PhD in Marketing Management from Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

Dr. Kunal Patil

PhD, MBA, B.Sc. NET(Mgmt)
Assistant Professor (Regular, DOJ 08-10-2007)

He is a recipient of Ph.D. degree by Savitribai Phule Pune University. He is an MBA (Marketing), a BSc graduate (Agriculture) & UGC-NET qualifier.
He is presently working as Assistant Professor in DYPIMS. Has an extensive experience of 14+ years in teaching and in corporate sector. His area of expertise is Marketing & is proficient in “Marketing Management”. He has catered his services to Godrej Agrovet and TATA Rallis in “Retail Marketing”, “Rural Marketing” and “Sales Management” department.
He has been involved in NAAC coordination as a Co-coordinator and the Institute had been accredited with grade ‘A ’. He is currently serving as a core committee member for NBA accreditation. He has rendered his consultancy service on accreditation at few MBA Institutes. To his credit, he has conducted various “Faculty Development Programs/ Staff Development Programs” for faculty members of MBA Institutes and schools.
He has up skilled himself by participating in various workshops and faculty development programs organized by the Institutes of “National” repute such as IIT Roorkee, and VAMNICOM, Pune to name a few. His research papers have been published in reputed “National and International” journals including UGC CARE listed and Web of Science journals.

Dr. Bharat Chavan Patil

PhD, MS (Computer Science), MBA, B.E.(Computers)
Assistant Professor (Regular, DOJ 01-07-2013)

Mr. Bharat Chavan Patil is an alumnus of the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) and the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, US. He is a B.E. (Computers) from SPPU and holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. He is also an MBA from Florida Institute of Technology, Florida, USA. He has worked for India International Multiversity (IIMv) under the tutelage of Dr. Vijay P. Bhatkar, a renowned scientist and architect of PARAM series of Supercomputers. He worked as head of QA department in the IT sector at different locations such as Chicago, Seattle and Milwaukee. He has done his PhD from Dr D Y Patil Vidyapeeth.

Dr. Pallavi Kudal

Assistant Professor (Regular, DOJ 15-02-2021)

She is an educator cum researcher with 12 years of teaching experience in leading universities across India. She is a certified data science analyst with hands on expertise in languages like R and Python. She has done her PhD in Commodity Derivatives and her research was funded by ICSSR under doctoral fellowship program. She has been a meritorious student throughout her academic career. She has also conducted several FDPs on Data Analysis. Her academic areas of interest are Derivative markets, International finance, Risk Management, Data Analytics and Research methods. She has written many research papers in journals of national and international repute.

Dr. Varada Inamdar

PhD, MPhil (IT), MBA(HR), MCM, MCA
Assistant Professor (Regular, DOJ 15-12-2021)

She is a PhD holder in the subject of Business Management and Administration with more than 15 years of teaching and 5 years of industry experience. Her areas of expertise include technical as well as management subjects. She has written 15 research papers in national and international journals. She is a certified Business Communication specialist and has conducted number of training programs for Soft Skills and Business Communication.

Mr. Keshav Kumar

MBA, B.Sc.
Assistant Professor (Regular, DOJ 01-08-2005)

He has 28 years of overall experience in Industry. He is proficient in developing marketing strategy, planning for better proficiency, research & analysis for achieving better growth rate. He is also an expert in MS Office, Windows, Oracle and software development.

Mr. Shivaji Mane

Assistant Professor (Regular, DOJ 18-01-2013)

He has an experience of 12 years in the teaching line. He is pursuing PhD in Organizational Management from Solapur University. His area of expertise is Economics, Marketing & HR.

Ms. Minal Waghchoure

MMM, PGPBA, B.Com, Net (Mgmt.)
Assistant Professor (Regular, DOJ 25-07-2014)

She is a recipient of MPhiL. degree by Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU). She is an MBA (Marketing), a BCom graduate (Banking & Finance) & UGC-NET qualifier.​ She is presently working as Assistant Professor in DYPIMS. She has an extensive experience of 15+ years in teaching and in corporate sector. Her area of expertise is Marketing & is proficient in “Marketing Management”. She has conducted various soft skills and communication skills sessions when in Corporate.
She has up skilled himself by participating in various workshops and faculty development programs organized by the Institutes of “National” repute such as IIT Roorkee. Her research papers have been published in reputed “National and International” journals including UGC CARE listed. She was the IQAC Co-coordinator for a period of six years in the Institute and the Institute had been accredited with grade ‘A ’. She has rendered her consultancy service on accreditation at few MBA Institutes. To her credit, she has conducted various “Faculty Development Programs/ Staff Development Programs” for faculty members of MBA Institutes and schools. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Retail Management. She has the expertise of CSR and Sustainability, Start up and New Venture Management, Entrepreneurship, Organizational Behavior and Retail Management.

Mr. Somnath Hadalgekar

MCA, B.Sc.
Assistant Professor (Regular, DOJ 01-07-2015)

He has an experience of three years and six months in the teaching line. He is proficient in MS Office, Software Installation, sharing Access. His area of expertise is MS Excel & Information Technology.

Ms. Shweta Chavan Patil

Assistant Professor (Regular, DOJ 01-08-2019)

She has an experience of 2 years in teaching & 4 years in Corporate. She is pursuing PhD in Human Resource Management from Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune. Her area of expertise is Human Resource Management.

Mr. Suhas Ingle

Assistant Professor (Regular, DOJ 07-03-2022)

Mr.Suhas has 16+ years of experience in the Industry. He has worked with IT & service industry in the capacity of Vice President – Business Development. He has 12 years of experience in Academia. He has worked with renowned academic institutions. He has conducted various sessions on Personality Development, Career Development, Interview techniques, Leadership& Team building etc. He is associated with MSSDS as Expert on Career development.

Visiting Faculties

Mr. P. R. Trivedi

He is M. Tech in Production and has had 39 years of experience in Manufacturing and Personnel & Administration. He has also as visiting faculty in various management colleges in Pune. He has traveled extensively to countries like France, Germany, Italy, UK, USA, Japan and China. He has core competency in Operations Strategy and Total Quality Management.



Dr Prashant Alekar

Having a rich experience of working with many Multinational and Indian Multinational companies as Management & Business Facilitator (Director) at QLeNPro Consulting providing. He is proficient in consulting and Training in Quality Management, New Product Development, Lean Manufacturing, TOC and Project Management. He provides advisory services to companies abroad in opening their offices in India, sourcing components and assemblies from Indian Suppliers and franchisee services. He is also helping CEOs in MSME sectors in Productivity Improvement, Inventory reduction, Quality Improvement, Project Management, New Product development & introduction to new markets etc.

Dr Ganesh Pathak

Ganesh Pathak has a vast work experience of 10+ years and currently working as a Associate Professor of Marketing Management and Research Methodology area at Pune University Affiliated Institute Lotus Business School, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
He has wide experience in Social Science Research, Marketing Research, SWOT analysis for career development, Executive training and Management consulting. He has expertise in preparation of research proposal, research design, data collection, data analysis and report writing. He has conducted and work for various professional and academic research activities.
He is working as Marketing and Branding consultant for various companies. He has developed model of Customer Relationship Management for Pharmaceutical Industry.
He has conducted various workshops on Research Methodology, Data Analysis on Excel & SPSS, SWOT for career development for students and teachers. These workshops are well received by the participants.
His papers are published by reputed international and national journals. He is also working as a reviewer for various research journals.
He received “Best Teacher Award-2015” from Ajinkya D Y Patil University, Pune and Lions Club Pune.

Mr Nikhil Raje

He is passionate about hospitality professional and working as Human Resources Manager at Hyatt Pune.

He is a skilled trainer for a classroom environment and has coordinated online training programs as well.

Mr Ajinkya Sathe

Mr Ajinkya Sathe has more than five years of industry experience. He is good in Communicating & coordinating with clients, CHAs, Transporters, Shipping Lines & own operational team to execute the shipments successfully and Arranging CHAs, Transportation, Containers (from shipping lines) for export shipments & CHAs as well as Transportation for Import Shipments.

He also worked as Executive Exim, where he handled entire export import department and being being a Corporate Business Development Associate, worked in a team which developed existing customers, searched prospective customers & sold the  services offered by my company. Further I received periodic review of the services from our clientele in order to achieve highest customer satisfaction and strengthen the relationships.

Apart from industrial experience he is also associated with FLAME University as a Kickboxing Coach since 2016. He is certified as a Black Belt holder & Coach in Kickboxing by Kickboxing Federation of India & Maharashtra Kickboxing Association

Adjunct Faculties

Adv. Deepak Tilak

He is having experience of working as Deputy Personnel Manager in Kirloskar Oil Engines, Pune and J.K.Files, Chiplun. He had also worked as Personal Manager in Famous news daily Tarun Bharat. He is proficient in teaching Industrial Relation subject. He has worked as Full time faculty at N.G.NaralkarInstititute, Pune, Sinhgad Institute, Pune. He had worked as a Visiting faculty at reputed Institutes of Pune including PUMBA (Pune University MBA department)

Mr Min Woo

Mr. Min Woo is working with International Mind Education Institute (IMEI), South Korea. Mr. Min Woo is taking care of operations of Indian Youth Fellowship associated with IMEI for Pune region. He teaches Korean language as one of the foreign languages to DYPIMS students.