Board of Studies (BOS)

SFIMAR-PGDM Board of Studies (BOS) is constituted, design and deliberate on the various courses of the Institute’s AICTE-approved Post-Graduate Diploma in Management Programme (PGDM), and ensure that the quality of resources, pedagogy, evaluation and review process is in line with the Institute’s Vision and Mission, and industry needs.

SFIMAR-PGDM BOS PROCEDURE

i) The initiator of the proposal may be either Management, Faculty, PGDM program staff,
students, or industry panel members/ recruiters.
The proposal may relate to:
  • Revision of Existing Programme Curriculum
  • Recommendation of any New Course (s)/ Programme Curriculum with foreseeable beneficial outcomes.
  • Programme and Placement Market Opportunities (external /internal)
  • Developing New Educational Resources, Research, Innovation, and Pedagogy
ii) The Member Secretary of BOS shall ensure that such proposals are discussed with the concerned subject Sub-Committee before forwarding to Chairperson of BOS for inclusion in the agenda.
iii) The BOS will discuss and approve/reject the proposal with a consensus in its meeting.
iv) The final proposal containing relevant discussion inputs from BOS meeting will be submitted to the Chairman of the BOS for recommendation to the Board of Governors.
v) The BOS shall ordinarily meet once in a year.
vi) The Director as chairperson of BOS may call for additional meetings to be held when necessary 

The process of evaluation of an academic course proposal is further illustrated in the figure below:

Origin of the proposal

1st Evaluation

2nd Evaluation

3rd Evaluation

The Board of Studies (BOS) is constituted by Board of Goverance for St. Francis Instute of Management & Research-PGDM for their programme.

S. No.

Name

Designation

Position of BOS

1.

Bro. Alphonse Nesamony

Chairman

Observer

2.

Mr. Augustine Kurias

Special Invitee & Observer

Observer

3.

Prof. Dr. Sulbha Raorane

Director – PGDM

Chairperson / Member Secretary

4.

Dr. Arokiaraj David

Associate Professor-Marketing – PGDM

Member

5.

Dr. Vishwanath Malji

Assistant Professor-HR – PGDM

Member

6.

Dr. Dinesh Harsolekar

Director – IES Management College & Research Centre

Finance – Academic Expert

7.

Dr. Pankaj Trivedi

Dean, Faculty Of Commerce And Business Studies – Somaiya Vidyavihar University Professor And Area Chairperson, Dept. 
of Finance And Law MBA Program Coordinator – K J Somaiya Institute Of Management

Finance – Academic Expert

8.

Mr. Pankaj Mathpal

Managing Director-Optima Money Managers Pvt. Ltd.

Finance – Industry Expert

9.

Ms. Infantia James

Vice President-CRM & SQ – Kotak Mahindra Bank

Finance – Industry Expert

10.

Mr. Vaibhav Shah (PGDM) Alumni

Sr. Analyst – BNP Paribas Pvt Ltd.

Finance – Member

11.

Dr. Vijay Wagh

Director- Shiela Raheja Business Studies School

Marketing – Academic Expert

12.

Prof. Rajesh Rangaswami

Director, SKB Machine Tools

Marketing – Industry Expert

13.

Mr. Satish Karandikar

Assistant Managing Director- Sangyong Motor Company

Marketing – Industry Expert

14.

Mr. Deepan Bhatt

Ex-Vice President- Biopac India Corporation Ltd. 

Marketing – Industry Expert

15.

Mr. Suryavijay Sharma (PGDM) Alumni

Amul

Marketing – Member

16.

Dr. Jayashree Bhake

Director – R.K. Chetna Institute Management & Research

HR – Academic Expert

17.

Dr. Latha Ramchandran

NMIMS & TISS Engaging Employment Laws Course

HR – Academic Expert

18.

Dr. Samta Jain

General Manager and Group Head and Admin – Team Global Logistics Pvt. Ltd.

HR – Industry Expert

19.

Mr. Zubair Khan

Vice President-HR- Tata AIA

HR – Industry Expert

20.

Ms. Ruchika Rane (PGDM) Alumni

Deputy Manager- Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd.

HR – Member

21.

Dr. Rajesh Devasia

Associate Principal – Predictive Analytics – Bristlecone

Operations, Research & Data Analytic – Industry Expert

22.

Dr. Sangeeta Pawar

Associate Professor-Department of Commerce- University of Mumbai

Operations, Research & Data Analytic – Academic Expert

23.

Mr. Arpit Agrawal

Founder-Director Play Home Edutainment Pvt. Ltd.

Entrepreneurship-Industry Expert

24.

Mr. Dhwani Mehta

Director- Opportune Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Entrepreneurship-Industry Expert

25.

CA Harsh Patel

Founder and Global CEO Water And Shark Internaonal Inc.

Entrepreneurship-Industry Expert