Prof. (Dr.) Sujata Mangaraj, Sr. Director Cum Dean

Prof. (Dr) Sujata Mangaraj did her Post graduation in Personnel Management and Industrial Relation from Utkal University, Odisha, India in 1981 and subsequently did her M. Phil and Doctoral degree from the same University. Her Doctoral research area was Human Resource Development in Public Sector Steel Industry in India. Having spent three decades in teaching, research, publication, training, academic administration, accreditation, mentoring and consultancy, she has rich experience in guiding 16 research scholars, out of whom 10 scholars have already been awarded Ph.D degree under Utkal University and Berhampur University. She has authored five books and has to her credit more than 70 research articles published in National and International journals. She is the Chief Editor of two referred research journals, published by, New Delhi. She has undertaken several research projects sponsored by various organizations including UGC. She is an Expert Committee Member of National Board of Accreditation (NBA) of AICTE and Accreditation council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), USA and also mentor for ACBSP for B-schools in Mongolia. Dr. Mangaraj has received several National and International awards for her outstanding contribution to the field of management education. She was the first Indian, honoured with the most Prestigious “Teaching Excellence Award 2010” of Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programmes (ACBSP), USA. CMO council of Asia honoured Dr. Mangaraj with the “Best Professor in Human Resource Management Award”. She was the recipient of “18th Dewang Mehta Best Teacher in Human Resource Management Award” and “Best Professor in Human Resource Management Award” of Le Matinal Education Excellence Foundation. She received “Best Management Educator Award 2009” from World Management Congress. She served the Executive Board of Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) as member for 2012-13 & 2013-14 terms. She is presently holding the position of the Chairperson of Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD), Bhubaneswar Chapter and Member of Education and Training Panel of CII Bhubaneswar Chapter. She has been awarded the most prestigious Fellow of ISTD and Kamla Award for Best Women Writer of the year 2013 of ISTD, New Delhi. Her professional association also includes Indian Society for Labour Economics, Indian Industrial Relation Association, National Institute of Personnel Management, Utkal Chamber of Commerce and Industry etc. She has been working as the Chairperson of International Foundarion for Research and Innovation (IFRI), a social science research organization, dedicated for the cause of humanity and human development.
She strongly believes that global visibility of B-schools emerge from International networking and continuous upgradation of standards visa-vis the latest benchmark in the field. She is always available to the management fraternity for their overall growth and prosperity.

Dr. Kailash Chandra Mishra, Professor Emeritus

Dr K C Mishra has scholarly credentials as the best Post Graduate of Utkal University in 1973 with Triple Academic Gold Medals in Physics. After a stint as Banker, he headed Academic Institutions like MDI-BOI, SPJIMR, ASCI, National Insurance Academy, LBSIM and Sri Sri University as Principal, Dean, Director and Founder Vice Chancellor. He has simultaneously shouldered regulatory responsibilities at IRDAI, SEBI, EPFO for pension reforms and RBI for Foreign Exchange  Reserve best practices. He is continuing as Board Member of Indian and Foreign Banks, Insurance Companies, Mutual Funds and Venture Capital Companies. He has been Audit Committee Chairman of institutions like UTI, Doha Bank and equivalent of Board Member at CAG of India. Most of the new Generation Insurance Joint Ventures have been outcome of his advice.
He has been a Research Guide in several Universities. He has written more than 20 books in General and Functional Management areas. He has received International awards from UK India Education and Research Initiatives (UKIERI) for Financial Skill Development, Student Speaker of the Year 2005 from Columbia University and one of The Best Citizens of India from International Biographers Association. He is having Visiting Professor assignments from Connecticut University, Wharton Business School, Columbia University and SPJ Centres at Dubai and Singapore. He had a stint with World Bank for Disaster Management Desk Research on South Asia. He continues to be in the Boards of several Indian and Foreign Business Schools. He has been in Search and Selection Committees of several Vice Chancellor selections including that of Utkal University. At present, he is the member of the Board of Governors and Professor Emeritus at Bhavan’s Centre for Communication and Management (BCCM), Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Dr. Brajraj Mohanty, Professor Emeritus

Teaching Interests:

Strategic Management, Management Control System, Cost and Management Accounting

Research Interests:

Competitive Strategy, Approaches to Strategy Making, CSR, Public Distribution System,

Dynamic Capability, Empowerment, Alliance Management, Knowledge Economy.

Administrative Responsibilities:

Member Board of Governors and Professor Emeritus at Bhavan’s Centre for Communication and Management (BCCM) Bhubaneswar.  Former Dean (Academic) XIMB, Former Chairman Postgraduate Council and Acting Vice-Chancellor of  Utkal University Bhubaneswar, Former Provost Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Editor VILAKSHAN XIMB Journal of Management Bhubaneswar, Former Editor DECISION Journal of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Former Editor SANKALPA Journal of Management Utkal University Bhubaneswar.

Other Membership:

Former Member of All India Board of Management Education of AICTE of Govt. of India. Life Member Indian Institute of Public Administration New Delhi, Member All Indian Management Association, Member of Executive Committee South Asian Quality System Council, Member Transparency International, Member Bhubaneswar Metropolis Management Association.

Research and Publications:

28 research papers published in international and national journals including journals like Long Range Planning, Journal of Fuzzy Mathematics, and International Journal on Information & Communication Technology.

Work Experience and positions held:

  • Full Professor for 32 years, total experience in Teaching, Research, and Industry for 47 years.
  • Senior Executive, National Dairy Development Board Anand.
  • Faculty Member in Odisha Educational Service.
  • Worked for 13 years (1977 to 1990) as Faculty at IIM, Calcutta- four years as Assistant Professor and seven years as a Professor of Finance and Control, Strategic Management.
  • Served as Professor of Management, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. Worked as Chairman, of the PG Council, Utkal University. Officiated as Administrator or as Vice-Chancellor on six different occasions in the absence of the Vice-Chancellor at Utkal University.
  • Worked as Professor in two Foreign Universities – one in the USA and one in Lebanon.
  • Served as Professor in Strategic Management and Dean, XIMB, Bhubaneswar.
  • Nominated for three years as a Member of All India Board of Management Studies, of the AICTE, New Delhi, nominated by the Government of India to represent the Universities of India.

Countries Visited:

Visited countries like the USA, Canada, Australia,  Nepal, Bhutan, many European countries, such as England, Italy, Switzerland, France, Belgium and  Hungary, and countries in the Middle East and also in Southeast Asia like Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia.

Academic Achievements:

  • First position in B.Com.( 1964) and first class first in M.Com (1966) in Utkal University. Awarded university Gold medal and K Karson Rathor  Gold medal.
  • D. (Called Fellow) from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

Prof. Trilok Nath Shukla

Prof. Trilok Nath Shukla is faculty member in the field of Finance, HR, OM,Business statistics and Business research methodology.Prior to joining Bhavan's Centre for Communication and Management Bhubaneswar, he was working as country head and Chief Operating Officer (COO) in logistics and has an industrial experience of more then 17 years in diversified sectors like mining, information technology, software and logistics.

Prof. Shukla is Msc Tech from IIT, Roorkee with MBA, MBF,LLB,PG Diploma in Labour Law and CFA.

His other areas of interest are project planning, Financial market and quantitative analysis.

Prof. T Sridevi

Prof T Sridevi is a faculty member in the area of Finance and HR. she is an MBA (from Andhra University) M, Phil and Net qualified. She has more than 16 years of teaching experience in various management institutes. Currently pursuing PhD from Andhra University on Corporate Social Responsibility. Her areas of academic and research interest include Managerial Finance, Financial accounting, Strategic Finance and financial services. She has a number of research publications in national and international journals to her credit.

Prof. Abhishek

Abhishek has completed his B.E from NIT, Rourkela and subsequently completed his PGDM in Marketing from Symbiosis University (SCMHRD),Pune. He has 18+ years of professional experience and has worked with some of the market leading MNCs in FMCG, Retail, Consumer goods, Telecom and Paints industries. Abhishek has handled senior roles in these organisations and has been responsible for driving large business operations, setting up of distribution network, launching of new products and driving business process improvements. With strong business acumen and ability to quickly understand markets and customers, he has been instrumental in development & successful launch of new products, executing innovative marketing campaigns, scaling up business and driving revenue growth. He has used data analytics to develop new and powerful reports and dashboards to monitor and improve business performance. Abhishek has also been involved as Guest faculty, teaching Digital Marketing course to 2nd year MBA students at one the leading institution in Bhubaneswar.

Prof. Amit Palai

Amit Palai is a guest faculty member in the area of IT and Marketing. He has done MBA in International Marketing from University of Bangor Wales, Singapore. Industry and academic sector: He has worked as business analyst in Tata Consultancy Services for more than 2 years .He has been optimising marketing and HR performance for ITC since last 1 year. His area of interest in teaching and research includes Marketing Analytics, Customer Analytics, Market Research, Human Resource Analytics, Information and technology, Entrepreneurship and business innovation.

Prof. (Dr.) Madhusmita Mohanty

MadhusmitaMohanty Assistant Professor (Finance and Economics) Bhawan’s Centre for Communication & Management (BCCM) , Bhubaneswar, Odisha.Prof. (Dr) MadhusmitaMohanty did her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Finance and Marketing from Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI), Dehradun ,Uttarakhand,
India in 2007 and Doctoral degree from National Institute of Technology, Rourkelain 2016. Her Doctoral research area was Financial Economics in international Capital flows and it’s effect on Stock Market Liquidity and Efficiency of major G20 countries and India. She has 12 years of Teaching and Research experience in Management education. She was authored two chapters in reputed edited booksand has more than 10 research articles published in National and International journals. She has presented Round 20 research paper in renowned National and International conference s also attended numerous career development workshops related to Advancement of Finance and Econometrics. She was actively involved in research activities with other prestigious Management institute in Odisha and India. She was a Resource person in her specialized area(Econometrics, R and STATA) to few Institute. Her areas of academic and research interest include Managerial Economics , Financial Management , Project Finance, Financial Markets (Security Analysis and Derivatives) and Financial Analytics.

Dr.Snigdhamayee Choudhury

Dr. Snigdhamayee Choudhury has a professional career spanning 13 years in academics which includes working with the International Institute of Learning And Management (IILM) and PJ Institute of Management. She holds a Masters's degree in Business Administration from Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT), completed in the year 2007, and has been awarded a Doctorate degree in the area of Knowledge Management from Utkal University in the year 2019. She has domain expertise in all the areas of Human Resource Management and its specialization papers which include Labour Laws, Industrial Relations, Training and development, Talent Management, International Human Resource Management, etc. She has substantial experience in the practical field of the recruitment process, was in association with TRUPTI as an evaluator. She has worked as a visiting faculty in ICFAI Bhubaneswar, Amity Business School Bhubaneswar, RCEM Collage. Currently, she is associated with Utkal University as visiting faculty. She has attended many National and International Conferences. Around 10 articles authored by her have been published in different National and International Journals including the UGC care list.      

Prof. Sushree Sangita Mohanty

Prof Sushree Sangita Mohanty is a faculty member in the area of marketing with an overall experience of 4.5 years. She has done her BTech from Biju Pattnaik University followed by MBA from Regional college of management. She is also pursuing her PhD from Sri Sri University on "neuromarketing and consumer behaviour ". Her areas of interest in teaching and research include service marketing, consumer behaviour, retail marketing and neuromarketing. She has published several papers and referred journals and has received several appreciation for the same.

Prof. R.N.PATNAIK , Director ( Marketing) & Professor MBA

Qualification :B.Tech. (Metallurgy) - NIT ,M.Tech., Hons ( Pr. Met.)- IIT - KGP , GDMM – (Gold Medalist) – IIMM , DIM, FIE, Chartered Engineer. Professional Experience : Worked for 7 years in Larsen & Toubro in Shop Floor & Supply Chain Deptt, 4 years in Allis Chalmer Corporation, USA in their Sponge Iron Division in Purchase & Project Deptt& 24 years in National Aluminum Co. Ltd. In International Marketing , Supply Chain & Business Development Departments. Worked for one year in Gandhi Group of Institutions as Professor MBA , Training & Placement Earlier taught in XIMB – Bhubaneswar, Utkal University , IPSAR , Vizag Colleges as visiting faculties. Regular faculty in Soft Skill in Perfect Institute in Bhubaneswar. .

Dr. Santanu Rath

Dr. Santanu Rath Dr. Santanu Rath is currently an adjunct professor at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bhubaneswar teaching Business Ethics & Corporate Sustainability . He has also served as adjunct professor in some of the other leading management colleges in Odisha.
He has over 3 decades+ of industry experience in HR,IR, CSR, Change Management, Sustainability & Corporate Relations including 11 years of leadership role as Director-HR at Board of Directors level in Mining & Power Sector in large PSUs in Uttarakhand & Odisha.
He is also serving as honorary President, NHRDN, Bhubaneshwar Chapter. He is also a Lead Auditor in Social Accountability 8000 Standard. For his achievements, he has been conferred Leadership Excellence Award in 44th ISTD National Convention in 2015, Conferred Pride of Bhubaneswar in HR Excellence in 2017 and Conferred Times Accent HR Super Achiever in PSUs Award by World HRD Congress in Mumbai in Feb 2018.
His academic interest areas are: Strategic HRM,HR Analytics, Industrial Relations,Labor Codes, Collective Bargaining & Negotiation,Talent Management, Performance Management System,Quality Circles, Corporate Governance, Social Accountability, Environmental Sustainability, Sustainability Reporting.
Dr. Santanu Rath has completed his PhD. From Utkal university and his thesis was in the area of HR dimensions of Organisational Restructuring.