Institute for Financial Management & Research (IFMR) Graduate School of Business (GSB), KREA University is a leading business school that provides a comprehensive package of effective management education and dynamic leadership and management. It offers full-time and part-time management programmes (PGDM/MBA, and Ph.D.). Currently, IFMR GSB is being led by Dr. Anantha Nageswaran, Dean and Mr. R Seshasayee – Chairman, IndusInd Bank Ltd, Mumbai, the head of Board of Governors (a five-member committee).

The new year has brought in new additions to the IFMR family with a newly formed Advisory Board. It consists of seven members who bring with them their unique style of expertise to guide the management at IFMR GSB.

Who are the members of IFMR-GSB Advisory Board?

The IFMR GSB Advisory Board is a seven-member team of professionals from different walks to life. They get with them extensive knowledge and vast experience in higher and management education.

The board consists of:

  1. Name: Dr. Ajit Ranade

Designation: Group Executive President and Chief Economist with the Aditya Birla Group

  1. Name: Dr. Chandru Rajam

Designation:  Founder and CEO, RichFeedback

  1. Name: Dr. Indira J Parikh

Designation: President, Antardisha (Directions from Within)

  1. Name: Dr. Rangarajan K. Sundaram

Designation: Dean of the Stern School of Business, NYU

  1. Name: Prof. Ravi Kumar

Designation:  Emeritus Professor, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, USA

  1. Name: Prof. Rishikesha Krishnan

Designation: Professor of Strategy, IIM, Bangalore; Former Director, IIM, Indore

  1. Name: Prof. V.G. Narayanan

Designation: Thomas D. Casserly, Jr. Professor of Business Administration Harvard Business School, Harvard University

What will be the role of the members of the IFMR GSB Advisory Board?

Broadly, the role of the members on the advisory board will be to provide focused advice and suggestions on areas such as:

  1. Academics
  2. Administration
  3. Entrepreneurship
  4. Management
  5. Technology

The authorities are humbled and thankful to all the members who have agreed to come on board. You can read in detail about the members here - IFMR GSB Advisory Board

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