Faculty of the Year
Each year, students of the graduating class of the PGP programme vote for their favourite professor for the ‘core’ and ‘elective’ terms respectively. Similarly, graduating students from the PGPMAX programme select their most preferred professor. The choice is made through a preferential nomination system and is a validation of the excellence of the students’ chosen mentors. It is also the students’ expression of gratitude to the professor whose superlative teaching and mentoring skills created an unequivocal impression on them.
Professor Omesh Kini - Professor of the Year for Core Courses
Nominated for teaching the “Investment Analysis” course. Lauding the course a student said, “Professor Kini put in singular efforts throughout the course to ensure concepts were made crystal clear as well as interesting.”
Professor Raveendra Chittoor - Professor of the Year for Elective Courses
Nominated for teaching the “Global Strategic Management”
course. “His methodology of merging theory with relatable practical examples helped in gaining great insights on business strategy”, stated a student of the course.
Professor Prashant Kale - Professor of the Year for Core Courses
Nominated for teaching the “Competitive Strategy” course. Commending the course a student said, “Professor Kale's style of teaching was inspiring, engaging and stimulating. His unique approach to cases helped consolidate and crystallize concepts.”
Professor Andrew Ainslie - Professor of the Year for Elective Courses
Nominated for teaching the “Marketing Strategy” course. “Every class was a unique experience. In expounding on a plethora of arbitrary ideas on the subject, he brought powerful and actionable insights to the class”, described a student of the course.
Professor Prashant Kale- Professor of the Year: PGPMAX Class 2013
Nominated for teaching the “Competitive Strategy”
course. “Professor Kale opened up novel ways of looking at and thinking about strategy and how companies take decisions and their resultant consequences,” said a student about the course. “Highly insightful, he effectively communicated complex concepts and nuances of strategy”, complimented another.