Key Members

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Prof. Dr. Suhaiza Hanim Binti Dato Mohamad Zailani

M.Sc., PhD.,
Department of Operation and Management Information System,
University of Malaysia,

Prof. Dr. Suhaiza Hanim Binti Dato Mohamad Zailani received her MSc and PhD in Management Science from Lancaster University, England, United Kingdom, in 1995 and 1998, respectively. She is a Professor of Supply Chain with the Faculty of Business and Accountancy, Universiti Malaya, and is currently a Director of the University Malaya Entrepreneurship Centre (UMEC) since Dec 2014. As a director, she is responsible for identifying attractive opportunities for the graduates to be excelled as an entrepreneur through her excellent industry linkage, both locally and overseas. Recently under her directorship, her centre has been selected as the best 20 entrepreneurship centres in the world for the ACCSB Entrepreneurship Spotlight Challenge. This challenge showcases how AACSB-accredited schools engage with business practice to provide students an opportunity to gain to core skills required to be successful in business whether that business is a start-up or a world-renowned corporation ( As a self-sustained centre in UM, she has created so many innovative and impactful entrepreneurship programs not only for the students but also to the communities. From all the success stories that she has achieved from the programs, she was able to market them to the agencies and communities as income generation to UMEC. For the professional qualifications, she used to hold a position as the Vice President of the Society of Logisticians Malaysia and holds the title of MlogM. She has been certified with Entrepreneurial Leader (ELP) by the Ministry Higher Education in 2017 and certified with Industry Foundation Programme (CIFP) in 2013 by the Department of Standards Malaysia. She was a visiting professor for Supply Chain Management (SCM) at AIMTS Universiti, Malaysia in 2013. Recently, she was one of the finalists for the Anugerah Pemikiran Dan Reka Bentuk Semula Pendidikan Tinggi Malaysia 2017.

Dr. A.B.M. Rashedul Hassan

M.Com, DBA
EXIM Bank Agricultural University

Dr. ABM Rashedul Hassan, presently Vice-Chancellor of Exim Bank Agricultural University (EBAU), Bangladesh has joined as its treasurer in 2013. He had been appointed by the honorable president of the Govt. of the People's Republic of Bangladesh and Chancellor of University. He served as the treasurer of Northern University, Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology.

He completed his MCom and BCom (Hons) in Management from Dhaka University and Doctorate of Business Administration from Lincoln university College, Malaysia.

ABM Rashedul Hassan worked as a Senior Management Counselor & Head of Research, Publication & Evaluation Division of Bangladesh Institute of Management (BIM). He attended the 10th summit meeting 2003 of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) in Malaysia as a member of Bangladesh delegation Team.

He was Deputy Press Secretary to the Honorable Chief Adviser of the Care Taker Govt. of Bangladesh and diplomat in the Labor wing of Bangladesh High Commission, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia as well. In addition, he was the Director (Planning and Coordination) of Privatization Commission of Bangladesh in 2002-03 as well as officer on special duty of Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment of Bangladesh in 2003.

As an adjunct faculty he taught 'Service Marketing' in the MBA program of Jahangirnagar University and some other renowned Private Universities of Bangladesh.

Dr. Esha Jain

The NorthCap University (Formerly ITM University)
Gurugram, India

Dr. Esha Jain has more than 13 years of work experience including both the Industry and Academics. A Certified Technical Analyst (in Stock Market) from Government of NCT of Delhi and Government of India, and Amazon Trained E-commerce Specialist, she has also qualified a module of Financial Markets with Distinction organized by (NSE) National Stock Exchange of India. She has also achieved a Statement of Accomplishment with Distinction in the certification course on ‘Personal and Family Financial Planning’ from the University of Florida. An awardee of ‘Eminent Educationist Award’, ‘Asia Pacific Gold Star Award’, ‘Young Woman Educator and Scholar Award’, ‘Excellence Award 2017’, she was also selected for “Rajiv Gandhi Education Excellence Award” and ‘Bharat Vidya Shiromani Award’. She is the Resource Person for Various Faculty Development Programmes in the field of Academics, Research and SPSS. She is also awarded 27 Honors and Awards, including 15 Best Research Paper Awards and a Dean Committee Choice Award in various International Conferences of repute. She has been invited by IIM Indore for review of ‘Institutional Development Plans (IDPs)’ under the World Bank-supported Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project (MPHEQIP) to be submitted to Department of Higher Education, Government of Madhya Pradesh, and also took webinar sessions for Financial Management and Taxation Management (PG level) of Sikkim Manipal University Distance Learning Education. She has taken modules of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), London, UK and certified by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) for conducting ‘Investor Awareness Programmes’ in institutions and organizations.

She has published five (5) patents with the Government of India. More than 70 of her research papers are published in various International Journals and Conference Proceedings of repute as well as authored two (2) books, one is on ‘Foreign Exchange Management’ & other one is on ‘Principles of Management with text and cases’ under reputed Brands and also contributed chapters in another book on ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’. She has also presented around 80 research papers and cases at various national and international conferences as well as has chaired various National and International Seminars and Conferences as Session Chair, Keynote Speaker and Panelist in Panel Discussions. She has also associated 12 various International Journals as Editorial Board Member, Academic Advisor, Research Paper Reviewer & Editor-in-Chief. She is also an External Examiner for evaluating Ph.D. Thesis for Jain University, Bengaluru and Pune University.

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Dr. Gamal S. A. Khalifa

MSc, PhD in Tourism and Hospitality, Fayoum University, Fayoum, Egypt
Associate Professor and Director of International Collaboration, City University Malaysia
Former Dean, Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism, Lincoln University College, Malaysia

Dr. Gamal S. A. Khalifa has more than 17 years of industry and academic work experience. City University, Malaysia: Associate Professor and Director of International Collaboration. He was also the Dean, Hospitality and Tourism Faculty, from 2016 to 2019. Since 2002, he has been a staff member and Associate Professor (2015) in the Faculty of Tourism and Hotels, Fayoum University, Egypt. Dr. Gamal completed his Master of Tourism and Hotels degree from Fayoum University, Egypt, in August 2006. In 2010 he completed his doctorate in tourism and hospitality. Dr. Gamal has more than 17 years of experience teaching at different universities and colleges. Besides his primary focus, i.e. Hospitality e-Marketing, Tourism Planning, he is also involved in human resource management and strategic planning of Hospitality. He has written three books and one 75 research articles in various regional, national and international Journals. He supervised 29 doctoral theses of various candidates at Fayoum University, Lincoln University College and City University. Dr Gamal has been invited to several conferences in Egypt, Malaysia, as keynote speakers. Until now, he has delivered about 26 papers at international conferences. He is also a member of the board of editors and reviewer of several professional International journals.

Dr. Pranam Dhar

Ph.D., D.Litt. (HC-Mgt.), D.Litt. (HC-Banking & Finance), Dip.
Acct. GDCA, Grad CWA, FIARA, M.Sc.(IT) (Part-I)NET, SLET.
Professor & Head, Department of Commerce & Management,
West Bengal State University.

Professor and Head of the Commerce & Management Department of West Bengal State University Dr. Pranam Dhar is a Ph.D. holder in Commerce from the Department of Business Management, University of Calcutta. He also received D.Litt. (Honoris Causa) in Management from Commonwealth Vocational University in December 2017 at World Management Congress; Kolkata. Dr Dhar, completed his master degree in Commerce from the University of Calcutta with 1st Class and passed both NET and SLET in year 1997. He has also achieved a Diploma in Junior Book Keeping & Accountancy from the Board of Commercial Education, West Bengal. Dr. Dhar has more than 19 years of teaching experience in various universities and colleges. He is also the Chairman and convener of Post-Graduate Board in Commerce &Management and Under-Graduate Board in Commerce. Apart from his main thrust area i.e., finance, he takes a lot of interest in information technology. He has authored Twenty (20) books and also one hundred and twelve (112) research articles published in different regional, national & international journals. He has supervised 20 M.Phil Dissertations of different candidates under Calcutta University, West Bengal State University and many other universities. Although a person of versatility Dr Dhar’s area of specialization include Accounting and finance. He has even written for major research projects and journals of international stature. He has presented of about 295 papers up till now and has been awarded in both All-Indian and International Conferences. He is also the member of Editorial Board of International Journal. Dr. Pranam Dhar has been bestowed with various awards from time to time. To name a few he has received Distinguished Teacher Award from International Multi-Disciplinary Research Foundation in January 2018, received IBRF Educational Excellence Award 2018 for excellence in the area of Banking and Finance at Christ University, Pune.

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Dr. Sateesh Kumar Ojha

Regional Dean, Business and Accountancy
Lincoln University College, Malaysia
& Academic Director, Satya Sai Shikshya Sadan, Tokha, Nepal.

Professor Ojha served for 36 years in Tribhuvan University, Faculty of Management by teaching graduate and postgraduate. His field of interest is in Research, Teaching, and Training on data analysis with R, Python, Excel, and SPSS. He is a Member of the Editorial Board of Asian Journal of Information and Communication which is published in South Korea and some journals of Indian universities. He has helped more than 35 Ph.D. Scholars, more than 50 Masters and M.Phil students as main supervisor for their thesis. He has published 100 plus articles in National and Internationally. Various institutions from the nation and abroad have awarded Professor Ojha. Some of these are “Educationist” Award from “Pathasala Times”, Nepal, Plaque of Appreciation (Contribution Award) in 2014 at Taipei from International IT Applications and Management Society (ITEMS), Best Paper and Presentation award on International conference held in 2018 at Kathmandu. On the theme “Integrating Knowledge and technology for sustainable development” organized by DAV School of Management, and Best Teacher Award of Business, Occupation, and Technology 2019 by Municipality of Tokha, Kathmandu.

Dr. Swapan Kumar Majumdar

Professor of Operations Management,
Information Systems and Digital Entrepreneurship
Presidency University, India

SWAPAN KUMAR MAJUMDAR is an avid learner, critical thinker and a passionate teacher with track record of success in teaching, consulting, research and academic administration of world class organizations. Dr. Majumdar, a national scholar, has crossed many oceans and countries to quench his thrust for knowledge and emerged as a transformational thought leader. He did PhD in eBusiness Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi; has an MPhil in Management of Software Engineering Projects, Imperial College of Science Technology, London, UK; along with an MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems, from the London School of Economics, UK; a PGDM (MBA) in Business Management, from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore; a B Tech (1st Class) in Bio-Chemical Engineering, from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal.

Dr. S. Yavana Rani

B.E. (Civil), M.E Structural Engineering , M.B.A
Marketing & Finance , M.Phil Entrepreneurship, Ph.D
Services Marketing
Associate Professor, Lincoln University College,

Dr.S.Yavana Rani is Associate Professor of Statistics and Quantitative Techniques. Since receiving her MBA and Ph.D from Management, Prof Yavana Rani has devoted her career to Research and Teaching. She also has a Master’s degree in Structural Engineering. She has 14 years of teaching experience. Dr. Rani has received Young Scientist Fellowship Award from Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology(TNSCST), India. She has completed her fellowship from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. She is the life time member in Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE).

Dr.Yavana Rani has completed a research project sponsored by Indian Council for Social Science and Research (ICSSR). She has published many research articles in Scopus indexed and Springer journals. She has presented papers in National and International conferences in India and abroad. She is the editor for many reputed journals.

Prof. Rani holds many administrative roles such as Dean Student Affairs, Director Coordination for various activities. She has been project Director for Entrepreneurship Cell (EDC) sponsored by Department of Science and Technology (DST), India. Professor has got funding for conducting conferences, International visit from various funding agencies like DST and ICSSR, India.

Dr. Tapash Ranjan Saha

Institute of Management Study
Kolkata, India

The founder of IMS group, Dr. Tapash Ranjan Saha, is a visionary. With a 10 years of industry experience in varied organisations such as in ITC Ltd, NABARD, KAPL, he is a meticulous, enthusiastic, dynamic academician indeed. Being an alumnus of Nava Nalanda High School, St. Lawrence High School. St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta University, IISWBM, ICWAI. Dr. Saha has gained an enriched experience in academics where he was associated with Bhavans Institute of Management Sciences, ICFAI business school, IMT Ghaziabad and many more leading business schools from eastern region. After completing his (H) from St. Xavier’s College, he has done M.Com from University of Calcutta, M.Phil in Commerce, ICWAI (Fellow), CMA from (AUS & USA), and Ph.D. from University of Calcutta. Currently he is running two successful Business schools in Kolkata to provide a platform to future managers & professionals with pride under his all-round & dynamic supervision.

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Dr. Vijay Pithadia

Director MBA Program,
Smt MJ Gajera Mahila College, Amreli,
Rajkot, Gujarat, India

Dr. Vijay Pithadia cleared 18 years of teaching experience (Starting form 1999 onwards) in three states Gujarat, Uttarpradesh & Tamilnadu and 6 years of Industry experience in the Electronics Engineering & Managerial areas (from 1990 to 1997). He obtained his Electronics Technician qualification from Industrial Training Institute during 1989, Master of Commerce (Business) from Department of Commerce during 1994 – 1996 and Business Administration, Saurashtra University – Rajkot during 1991-1994. He cleared MBA (HRM) from Alagappa University during 2004 – 2007 with first class marks and Doctorate in Management from Department of Business Management, Saurashtra University - Rajkot during 1996 – 1999. Presently Dr. Vijay Pithadia is working as Director at Smt. S H Gajera MBA Mahila College, Amreli from June 2013 onwards. Dr. Pithadia also worked as an Expert Members and Resource Persons in various Indian Universities i.e. Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi, Periyar University, Salem, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, and DOEACC Society New Delhi.