Dr. Shailesh Kasande
Dr. Shailesh Kasande is Professor in Business Strategy, Consumer Behaviour, Marketing Management, Marketing Strategy & Research Methodology. His last assignment was as the Director, VIM Pune, Director, Corporate Relations at Vishwakarma Institutes & CEO, Investronaut - a business consulting firm for Start-ups, SMEs and Family Managed Businesses.
He is presently the member of the Research & Recognition Committee of Production -Operations & Services Management, University of Pune.
Dr. Shailesh Kasande is a Consultant for startups and family managed businesses. He is a Board Member at Winstep Marketing Bureau & also the Director of Innovation & Investor Relations – Innobytes Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
He is Life Member of Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD), Life Member National HRD network, Life Member Higher Education Forum, Life Member Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE).
- A mechanical engineer and an MBA in Marketing with PhD in CRM.
- He has over 2 decades of experience in academics as an institution builder, educator, academic administrator, researcher and research guide.
- Dr. Shailesh Kasande is a PhD guide in Marketing Management and 8 research scholars have been awarded the doctoral degree under his guidance.
- He was the editor of the institutional research journal VBR for 8 years.
- He has an indepth understanding of Outcome based education, accreditation frameworks and innovative pedagogies and evaluation methods.
About Dr.Shailesh Kasande
Dr. Shailesh Kasande has demonstrated abilities to conceptualize, structure and execute novel academic initiatives with a focus on all round development of the students through integration of industry interface, research and skill building. He is a staunch advocate of innovation and experimentation in teaching-learning processes, assessment and examination models, industry-academia interaction and capability development of the faculty.
Dr. Shailesh Kasande was earlier the member of Academic Council, University of Pune, ex-Chairman, Board of Studies, Production -Operations & Services Management, Member, Board of Studies, Production -Operations & Services Management, Member, Research & Recognition Committee, Faculty of Management, Member, Equivalence Committee, University of Pune. He was also the Member of Board of Studies, Marketing Management, IndSearch Pune, Board of Studies, Marketing Management, Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning, Pune, Member, Board of Studies, Marketing Management, Symbiosis College of Arts & Commerce, Member, Board of Studies, Marketing Management, Indira School of Business, Pune.
He contributed to the entire radical overhaul of the curriculum structure and syllabus as a part of the introduction of the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) at the University of Pune in AY 2012 / 2013 and conceptualizing and execution of the PhD course work.
He was the Co-convener of the CII Pune Zonal Council Industry Institute Interface (I3) Panel (2016-17), Member of the CII Industry Institute Interface (I3) Panel at the Western Region Council (2016-17), Member of the CII Pune HR – IR Panel (2014-16), Member of Organizing Committee of MCCIA SkillCon 2015. He is a speaker at various industry forums such as CII School Excellence Conclave - Redefining Curriculum: Critical Components of School Excellence, CII Industry-Academia Conclave 2016, MCCIA - Skill Conclave India 2015".