Innovation and creativity are the buzz word of the day.Post-recession business world is slightly looking up and trying to whither the storm.  It is fast changing. Most of the Management Teachers are consciously aware that they are expected to prepare the new management students as global managers with the required vision not only to face the challenges in their job, but also be able to create new products and services and reach out to new markets to meet the growing global needs.This highly complex and fast-paced scenario   is challenging to the Management Faculty as they should first understand the  wide spectrum of the business world, In general, and secondly, specialize in their own discipline in a more focused way, and thirdly, upgrade their soft skills,and teachingskills and methods.

The Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) has as one of its main objectives, the improvement of the quality of Management Education  in India and quality in management education needs quality faculty. It is towards this end, AIMS has  planned  a  series  of  one  day  faculty  development programmes to  facilitate

Understanding of the following:

Teaching Methods and Techniques

• Sensitizing with the corporate world to produce ready workforce

• Making  students sensitive to business eco-system

• Research Orientation

• Managing Work life Balance

• Achieving Excellence in teaching career


Workshop/Faculty Development Programme Organized

V. M. Patel Institute of Management has organized 6-days long Second National Level Workshop on “How to Write Publishable Research Paper?” during November 17-18, December 01-02 and January 12-13, 2019. Five participants have attended this workshop. The objective of this workshop was to enhance the scholarly writing skills of faculties/scholars in the domain of management research. The outcome was development of two research proposals and two research papers.  The resource persons were Dr. Hiren Patel, Dr. Abhishek Parikh and Dr. Jayesh Patel. The workshop was coordinated by Dr. Dharmesh Gadhavi. 


A product of Delhi University, with an MBA from Indiana University, USA. Professor Bhushan   has  been  the  Senior  Advisor  at  IBS-Mumbai  and  concurrently   Vice Chancellor of ICFAI University,Meghalaya in North East India.He has over 55 years of teaching  at some important  institutes  and headed  the Narsee  Monjee  Institute  of Management Studies and Bankers' Training Institute. An awardee  of 'The Visionary Leader'  by the Stars of Industry  Group and DNA, he had many other prestigious awards for his institution building efforts and achievement in management education, and  held  several  positions  of  leadership  in  professional bodies  of  management education in India and in the South Asian region.He is currently President Emeritus of ISTD and fanner President of AIMS,AMDISA and ISTD.

Prof.Mohd Masood Ahmed

A Professor of Healthcare Management with five post-graduate degrees, one each in Management, Commerce, Economics, Psychology and Management Research and over 20 years of experience in teaching management,and training and consultancy in Healthcare, Prof Masood Ahmed is presently President of AIMS. He is principal of Deccan School of Management and a visiting professor at Administrative Staff College of India  (ASCI), All India Institute  of Medical  Sciences  (AIIMS)  and  University  of

Hyderabad. He is on the Boards of Association  of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA), Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD),and Association of Health & Hospital Administration(AHHA).

Dr. Bhavesh M. Patel

With thirty six years of reach academic experience spread at XLRI, California State University,Myers University, S P University and PDPU, currently Dr.Bhavesh Patel is working as a dean of Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad. Apart from teaching  several courses  in the area of accounting  and finance,he has also developed some integrated business management games and decision  support   systems  in  finance  management. An  experienced  business consultant  and trainer, Prof. Bahvesh Patel has also authored four books. He has several publications to his credits in India and abroad. He is associated with eleven refereed journal out of which in three he has served as a Managing  Editor. He is a cofounder  of International  Academy  of Business  and Economics  where  he  has served as a president.