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Prof. Bala Bhaskaran


Bala Bhaskaran is a management professional and teacher with active interest in the areas of Finance, Entrepreneurship, Business Strategy and Knowledge Management.

He is a graduate in technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India and a postgraduate from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India. He has 18 years of corporate experience in various capacities in India. Later he moved into management education and has spent 17 years teaching and institution building.

His last assignment was with IBS Ahmedabad, a Business School focusing on post-graduate management education, for 15 years. He is currently the Executive Director of Shanti Business School, Ahmedabad. He has travelled abroad – Europe, UK, USA and South Asia. He has published several articles/research papers in peer-reviewed journals. He has published 4 edited books. He has written cases and has been conducting case-workshops for management teachers. He has been a mentor to many entrepreneurs in nurturing their initial ventures. He is on the board of few companies as a non-executive director.