Prof. (Dr.) Shrirang Altekar holds a Ph.D. in Consumer Behavior. He is also an alumnus of the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune, a top 10 B - School in India, from where he did his Master’s in Business Administration, with Marketing as his area of specialization.
He has extensive knowledge of technical and non-technical areas of business and has been involved in running businesses at the strategic level. He comes with an industry background of 23 years. He has worked in a consulting, advisory and learning and development capacity with several corporates in the FMCG, Insurance, Manufacturing, Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Aviation Sectors. His love for academics and a desire to give back to his Alma Mater coincided with a planned shift to academics in 2006. Dr. Altekar also holds a degree in Law, and was the Chairman of the Curriculum Evaluation Committee and the Academic Audit Committee of the Symbiosis International ( Deemed University ) for 2 years. He is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of General Management Research.
Prof. Altekar has served on several Committees of Symbiosis and the Symbiosis International (Deemed University). He is a member of the Academic Council as well as the Board of Studies of the University. He Chairs the Board of Studies Sub – Committee on General Management. In the past he has also been nominated on the Departmental Promotions Committee and the Post Membership Academic Committee of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, a statutory body formed under an Act of Parliament. He has also been nominated on a Task Force Committee by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports for driving Excellence in Sports Universities. Prof. Altekar has also been nominated on the Higher Education Committee of the Indo French Chamber of Commerce and Industry, supported by the Embassy of France.
He has been instrumental in bringing to his students some of the best practices in industry, to enhance and supplement their academic inputs, and is highly acknowledged as a Teacher and a Learning and Development expert. He was the Director of SCMS Noida for 8 years, and is widely credited with having brought it up to feature in the top 25 BBA Institutes in India in 2018.
Today, he heads Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, ( the flagship brand of Symbiosis ) in Nagpur. He holds additional charge of Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Nagpur as Officiating Director, and is also In Charge of Symbiosis Centre for Corporate Education, Nagpur and Symbiosis Centre for Skills Development, Nagpur.