Management programs in India are as old as the Dinosaur, or so it seems. However, at Dayananda Sagar University we believe in a management program that is not only current but a curriculum that is superbly crafted and taught by a galaxy of professors who are both scholarly and proficient in practice. Organizations today, are desperately in need of young men and women who are problem solvers and decision makers. A management program with an undergraduate degree in engineering is the perfect way to make your way through a challenging career landscape. At DSU – MBA you will be tutored and mentored by professors who are friendly, approachable and brilliant.

Our case-study based pedagogy is rooted in cases from the best universities of the world and personal experience of our professors. With specializations’ that are contemporary the education that we impart is the best in class!


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Business Analytics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • IT & Systems Management


Prof. Nagaraj Subbarao is dean and professor of strategy, leadership and organization theory. He is a Master Mariner and commanded state of the art ship for over a decade. He has management qualifications from the University of Illinois (UC), USA.


Prof. Rahul Dighe is professor of supply chain management, innovation and operations. He was the head of innovation at IBM, India for over a decade. He has a B. Tech from IIT: B, Mumbai and a MS and Ph.D. from MIT, Cambridge, USA.


Prof. Asha Nadig is a professor of finance and has over two decades of experience a researcher and teacher. She has a Ph.D. from the Mysore University, India.


Prof. Anurag Jalan is professor of economics, innovation and general management He is the founder of Red Harp Consulting has a B. Tech from IIT: B, Mumbai and a management qualification from IIM, Bangalore.


Prof. Tejas Rao is professor of strategy, and general management. He has a management degree from SDA-Bocconi, Milan, Italy and an engineering degree from the Rochester Institute, New York, USA.


Prof. Amulya Panda is professor of supply chain management, operations and project management. He was at General Electric, India for over two decades. He has a Ph.D. from IIT-M, Chennai.


Prof. Abhishek Pandey is professor of global business. He was at General Electric, India for over two decades. He has a management degree from the Sloan School of Management, MIT, USA.


Prof. Sunil Bhumralkar is professor of finance. He was at Ernst & Young, India for over three decades. He is a chartered accountant.


Prof. Krishna Kumar Rao, is a professor of Human Resource Management and Marketing. He is a management consultant and has a Ph.D. and MBA from IIM-C, Kolkata.


Prof. H.N. Shankar was the former CEO of DDE:ORG Systems, Denmark and has over four decades of experience in the manufacturing, IT and ITES industries. He teaches Business Analytics.


Prof. Rajeev Dixit is an entrepreneur and data analyst. He has an engineering degree from IIT-R, Roorkee and an MBA from Babson College, Ohio, USA. He is Co-founder & CTO @47Billion, a data-analytics start-up.


Prof. Anant Pophali is a senior level executive with 28 years of experience in global IT services industry in various leadership roles. He possesses extensive experience of setting up sizable IT services units in India, transition of services and stabilizing operations to steady state. He was with AIG Inc., as “Head & Director of AIG Data Services, India” and “Global Head of IT Professional Services Governance”.


Prof. Venkata Varadarajan has spent close to 23+ years in the communications domain ranging from Media planning, buying, Advertising Management, Marketing, Content creation.He is the Co-Founder and CMO at Urban IQ an advisory start-up.


Prof. Naveen Sriram, is a professor of entrepreneurship and marketing. He is a practicing entrepreneur and has studied entrepreneurship at the University of Pennsylvania, USA.


Prof. Sarabjit Ghose is an alumnus of IIM-A, Ahmedabad and serves at CIEL Textile Asia as Executive Director and Managing Director at Laguna Clothing LLP. He is a professor of entrepreneurship and strategy. He has wide international experience and has held several senior leadership positions across industries.


Commander Himanshu Joshi is a retired Indian Navy officers and aviator. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Indian Military Academy and teaches subjects on HR, OB and Leadership. Prof. Joshi is an Educational Entrepreneur and his organization prepares young people for a meaningful work life and a career in the Indian military.


Prof. Sriramu M.S. describes himself as a technologist and entrepreneur. An alumnus of the IIT-B, Bombay he teaches Business Analytics and the course on Research Methodology at Dayananda Sagar University. He believes in high quality and that data and its interpretation is the panacea to most issues.


Prof. Santosh Chandrashekar is Senior Manager at Statestreet Global Asset Advisors and a chartered accountant by profession. He teaches Financial Risk Management.


Prof. Jitendra Patri is Former CMO of Central (Future Group) and Principal Consultant – Xeno. He teaches marketing management and is an alumnus of IIM- B, Bengaluru.


Prof. Padmalatha N A has professional experience of 20+ years in academics and is a Ph.D. She has more than 20 publications in national and International journals to her research credit. Her areas of research are mobile computing, big data analytics, Project Management, Quality Management and supply chain management.


Prof. Suresh Ranganathan is a professor of Marketing and Retail Management, with 18 plus years of experience in teaching, research and the industry spanning diverse organizations of repute. He has a Ph.D. in marketing.


Prof.Ramesh N is a professor of practice in sales and marketing. Prof.Ramesh is from the space and satellite technology industry and teaches sales and marketing at Dayananda Sagar University. He is well travelled and also teaches Global Business.


Prof. Indraneel Ganguly is an alumnus of IIM-C, Kolkata and co-founder of Pragmatica Consultants. He comes with rich experience in marketing, sales and new age marketing strategies.


Prof. Gopi Nambiar is a management graduate in Human Resources from XLRI, Jamshedpur, and had a successful career with reputed companies such as Eicher, PepsiCo and Bacardi before joining Pernod Ricard India in 1999 as Head of Human Resources and Administration. He retired from the company on superannuation in 2016 as Executive Vice President.


Prof. Alok Chakravarthy is an alumnus of IIT-K, Kanpur and brings his rich industry experience to academia. He teaches courses in IT & Systems, Business analytics and Artificial Intelligence.


Prof. Porush Singh is a professor of practice and teaches Compensation Management and new age HR practices.


Prof. M.G. Raghuraman is a former officer of the prestigious Indian Railway Engineering Service Cadre and after serving the Indian Railways, he was the CIO at Mphasis, Bengaluru. He teaches courses on Operations Management, Project Management and Systems Management.

Business Analytics

Business Analytics is taught by two outstanding faculties; Professors Amaranth and Srinivas who come with rare passion and consulting experience in the subject. Prof. Srinivas is an alumnus BITS- Pilani and of the University of New South Wales, Australia where he read for his MBA degree. Prof. Amarnath is a Analytics Consultant.

Business Analytics

Prof. Satish Talikota has experience in Software Engineering and Management, Business Development, Expertize in developing, building, and mentoring teams in consumer mobile apps, Social Media Monitoring and Analytics product, Predictive Analytics Solutions, Bigdata applications, and IoT. He is an alumnus of IIM-B, Bangalore.


Prof. Rajat Rashmi Deputy President CIMSME Growth Karnataka & Founder Director: Samvaad - The Leadership Dialogues is a chartered accountant by profession. She is a professor of practice and teaches Business Law and International Finance.


Dr. Radha Yadav is currently working as an Assistant Professor (HR/OB) at Dayananda Sagar University, Bangalore (India). She completed her doctorate degree from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Uttarakhand (India). She has over 5 years experience in research and academics. Dr. Yadav has published numerous articles in reputed journals and is also experienced as an Editor in special issue of Scopus & ABDC Category Journals, and has also Co-edited books under IGI Global Publishing House, USA. Her current research includes employee relation, women entrepreneurship, HEI, organizational commitment, quality of work life, stress and spirituality. Her research techniques include quantitative (SPSS, Smart PLS) and qualitative analysis (N-Vivo). She is currently representing India on the International project "Climate change and well being" with De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.


Prof. A.G.Krishnan is a practicing-chartered accountant and management consultant. He advises companies on fiscal and financial issues as well as project risk management. At Dayananda Sagar University, Prof. Krishnan lectures on accounting, corporate finance, and project risk management.


Prof Srinivas Iyengar has been in Information Technology and Finance space for over 25 years managing businesses across Europe, USA and India.

“Srini” has been recognized as one of ‘Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers on HealthTech by a leading global platform. With 20+ years of experience in “Healthcare and Technology” catering to global market, he has been in a unique position to bring world perspective to initiatives he is involved in to get the “Outside-In” approach. He has been a thought leader and visionary in “Future of Healthcare” and consulting organizations which are working towards bringing in required change today.



An active contributor and speaker at various business schools and NASSCOM events on Healthcare and Technology, Srini has been mentoring startups in emerging deep tech, data analytics and healthcare space.

Srini is a member of Board of studies and adjunct professor at Dayanand Sagar university.

Srini realized quite early that Indian IT industry is lagging behind in upskilling and reskilling to future skills like Artificial intelligence, blockchain, Data&Analytics etc and authored article series “Idiots guide to …” to make industry realize the inflection point and become a change maker.

Srini is a chartered account by qualification, technologist by profession and Musician passion. Srini is also a farmer growing organic fruits and vegetables.


Prof Gayathri R, Holds an overall experience of 8yrs in the Industry with companies like Infosys and Nestle and 4years in the academics.

Published research papers on HR Analytics in SCOPUS INDEXED JOURNALS and participated in various International Conference.

Qualification: B.E (IT),PGDM (Human Resource & Information Systems),Phd in Management.


Prof TAMAL K. DAS is an International Logistics and Supply Chain Business Leader with over 20 years of strong experience in managing and optimising operations for Fortune 500 organizations. He has successfully led multi-cultural Sales, Business Development and Operations Teams in India, Middle East, and South East Asia with over 30% business growth year over year for Fortune 500 organizations like the A P Moller Maersk Group and DHL Group.

He has driven Solution Design, developed, and implemented Greenfield and Brownfield Supply Chain Turnaround projects for Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Healthcare, Hi-Tech, Heavy Engineering, Luxury, FMCG and Retail industries.

He partners with global CEOs and CXOs in driving growth, optimising value, and business ethics. He is instrumental in developing and leading high growth multi-cultural teams globally resulting in scaling operations, diversifying portfolio, and increasing shareholder value.

Tamal is an MBA from Hult Graduate School of Business, Boston, USA and is an Engineering Graduate. He is an alumnus of the Executive Management Program of IIM Calcutta and theInternational Business & Leadership Program from Zurich University, Switzerland.

Tamal is an active mentor and advisor to various consulting and faculty engagements in the field of higher education and Industry Forum in India and International markets.


Prof SaiKumar K Chandrashekar has been working in the IT industry for the past 30+ years. He has performed lead roles in the areas of Product Solutioning and Development, Project Delivery Management, Program Development, Setting up Off Shore Development Centers and building teams. He has also worked Sales, Pre-Sales, and Customer engagement. The domains he has worked are Business Analytics, Social Media Analytics, HR Analytics, Healthcare and Travel Verticals.

Currently, he been working with early stage Start up companies helping them in product strategy, building their technical and marketing teams, and ensuring the overall process setup. He is also into teaching in the areas of Business Intelligence and Analytics and processes in educational institutions.

He has done his Bachelor Of Engineering from Mysore University and “Executive General Management Program” from Indian Institute Of Management IIM Banglore.


Prof. Chandrashekar PK is an alumnus of XIM - Bhubaneswar and has 30 years of industry experience in Sales Management in B2C and B2B environments. He has held senior roles in FMCG and Management Consulting areas. Prof.Chandrashekar has vast business management experience in multi cultural environments having been a part of large professionally managed companies in India, Middle East and USA. He has participated as an anchor, trainer and moderator in management programs.. He is a member of NHRD, BCCI and HR Federation of India. He has worked at senior levels with ITC Ltd., Aujan Group, National Beverages, Gallup Consulting and Educomp Solutions. He has been associated with the education industry and academics for the last 15 years and his areas of interest are General Management,Marketing Management and Skill Development. Prof. Chandrashekar is pursuing a Ph.D program in Management.



The Main Campus:

  • Campus 1: Dayananda Sagar University
  • 6th Floor, Dental Block, Shavige Malleshwara Hills, Kumaraswamy layout,
    Bangalore-560 111, India.
  • Schools at Campus 1:
    School of Commerce & Management Studies (B.Com - ACCA,CMA,CA | BBA, BBA - BFSI),
    Basic & Applied Sciences (B.Sc. | M.Sc),
  • Health Sciences (Physiotherapy - BPT | MPT | Pharmacy - B.Pharm, Pharma.D, M.Pharma | Nursing - B.Sc., PB B.Sc. | M.Sc.),
    Arts & Humanities(BA (Hons.) in Journalism) .
  • Office of Admissions: +91 80 4646 1800

  • Campus 3: Dayananda Sagar University
  • Innovation Campus, Hosur Main Road, Kudlu Gate, Bangalore-560 114, Karnataka, India.
  • Schools at Campus 3:
    School of Engineering (B.Tech. | M.Tech.| BCA),
    Department of MBA ( MBA )
  • Office of Registrar: +91 80 4909 2910 / 11
    Office of Dean (School of Engineering): +91 80 4909 2986 / 32 / 33
    Dean - MBA: +91 80 4909 2931
    Research Cell: +91 80 4909 2912 / +91 97390 17462
    Office of Admissions: +91 80 4909 2924 / 25
    Fax : +91 80 4220 1997
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