IMT Ghaziabad one of India’s highly ranked management schools has announced the appointment of Dr Ravikesh Srivastava as the new Dean Academics of the institute. Dr Srivastava has joined the institute on Friday, July 1.
Dr R K Srivastava brings to IMT Ghaziabad over 27 years of teaching, research and institution building experience. He has previously worked at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow, FORE School of Management, Delhi and S P Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai and has held leadership positions. His last assignment was at SPJIMR, Mumbai as Professor and Head, International Accreditation.
Dr Srivastava holds a PhD in Production Economics from Banaras Hindu University (BHU). He was also a UGC Senior Research Fellow. Dr Srivastava has widely published in leading national and international research journals and has co-authored a book titled “Managerial Economics – Principles and Worldwide Application" published by Oxford University Press in 2008.
Commenting on his new role, Dr Srivastava said “The focus of the management education is changing in the global perspective. Today, for any leading management institute, the clear cut focus areas should be Engagement, Innovation and Impact. If we can ensure an active engagement of all the stakeholders – students, faculty, staff, and alumni – for the growth of the institute and the engagement is supported with innovation continuously, I am sure it will lead to an Impact and the institute will achieve a level that every stakeholder will be proud of.”
Welcoming the new Dean, Director, IMT Ghaziabad Dr Atish Chattopadhyay said; “Dr Srivastava clubs in him a committed teacher, an arduous researcher and an excellent academic administrator. With his strong command over the academic processes and systems, especially in the context of a B-school, Dr Srivastava certainly brings more strength to the Team IMT Ghaziabad. I am sure, with leaders like him, we will be able to make IMT Ghaziabad a truly new-age institution which values and practices innovation, execution and social responsibility in everything it does. I congratulate Dr Srivastava on his new assignment and wish him luck.”
IMT Ghaziabad is a top ranked business school with more than 35 years of legacy. It has been consistently ranked among top 10 by various credible ranking agencies like Business Today, Business World, CRISIL among others. It has the most extensive and exclusive industry partnerships in the B-school arena today. IMT offers its students the best-in-class management education and industry knowledge. The Institute transforms its students into global business leaders who are capable of handling big roles within business, social, economic, political, and cultural contexts.
The academic and research environment at IMT Ghaziabad attracts the most competent, qualified and experienced faculty from both academia and industry. The institute today has a strong team of 60 highly qualified, research-oriented, full-time faculty members with a strong desire for learning. To enhance the cross-cultural learning of the students, IMT also has 9 adjunct faculty members from the USA, UK and India. The faculty at IMT Ghaziabad keep themselves abreast of the latest developments in content and pedagogy of management education and Executive Learning and Development (ELD).
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