Dr. Ajit Prasad
Professor SP Jain Institute of Management Studies
Education

PhD., Patna University, 1990

PGDM, International Management Institute, 1989

M.Sc., London School of Economics

MA (Economics), Delhi School of Economics, 1979

B A (Hons) Economics, St Stephens College, University of Delhi, 1977

Professional Experience

Currently on a deputation at SP Jain Institute, Mumbai as a faculty in Strategy Prof. of Strategy at International Management Institute, since 2001

Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, 1996-2001

Steel Authority of India (SAIL), , the 10th largest steel producing company in the world, Corporate Planning Wing, 1988-1996

The Indian Planning Commission, Government of India, 6th Five Year Plan, 1982-1988

The State Bank of India: Banking and International Finance, 1980-1982

Consultant to the Bureau of Industrial Costs and Price, Government of India, 1979

St. Stephen’s College, teaching at the graduate level

Other Information

An economist by training and profession, Ajit started his career (1979) as a consultant to the Bureau of Industrial Costs and Prices of the Government of India. He moved on to teaching at the Delhi University and then subsequently to the State Bank of India in their international Banking division. He was also on deputation to the UN/ ESCAP at Bangkok during the years 1991-1994, and 1996 he moved into full time academics at the Management Development Institute at Gurgaon (1996-2001).

 

He is a trainer, having worked with companies like SAIL, IOCL, L&T, Tata Motors etc. He has published books, including the best selling "Dictionary of Strategic Management" and writes extensively in academic journals both in India and abroad.

 

He also loves to teach having taught at the IIMs, IIFT, SP Jain, etc. He has also taught extensively abroad in premier institutions like Maastricht School of Management, ESCP-EAP, Paris and London, and the University of Greenwich, UK.

 

Ajit is also the program director of the Global Leadership Program, an AMP now in its 8th year. Ajit divides his time between London and Delhi.