Management Educator, Resource Person For MDPs & EDPs, Motivational Speaker & Corporate Trainer, Business Consultant & Start-up Mentor, Researcher – International Collaboration, Career & Image Management Counselor | Professor, VIT Business School, Vellore
Professional Profile: Dr. Sudipto Bhattacharya is an accomplished management educator in International Business, Entrepreneurship and Strategy, successful consultant for small businesses and mentor for start-ups, a resource person and corporate trainer for Management & Executive development programs, researcher in contemporary challenges facing business and economy, a motivational speaker and career counselor
Professional Accomplishment Academics (18 years) Subject expertise in International Business core course (taught electives Global Sourcing, International Business Negotiation & Globalization and Politics), Marketing core course (taught electives like Retail & Merchandising, Brand and Social Media Marketing) Entrepreneurship, Managing Family Business, Strategic Management & Creativity & Innovation Mgmt. 18 years of varied experience in teaching graduate and post graduate business management, textile & fashion technology programs Contributed in Board of Studies in Private and Public University courses as subject experts and delivered invited talks on subjects of contemporary relevance External Examiner & Moderator at Technopreneurship Development Institute, Harare Institute of Technology, Zimbabwe Steering Committee member of the Entrepreneurship Cell in VIT University Panelist in seminar organized by Indian Chamber of Commerce on Creating Managerial Excellence at Kolkata on March 9-10, 2007 Invited Speaker in the Faculty Development Program organized by BNCCI on Entrepreneurship – Roles, Tasks and Challenges held on March 16, 2009 Conducted Business Idea workshop at Ekta Incubation Centre, West Bengal University of Technology for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics PG students on March 30, 2009 Resource Person to conduct Faculty Development Program on Experiential Learning and Entrepreneurship Education in Engineering organized by VIT-Technology Business Incubator from 2010 onward till date. Co-authored book titled “Startup to Scaleup,” available in Amazon (Hardcopy) & Kindle (softcopy). Research & Consultancy (10 years) Awarded PhD for doctoral thesis on “Entry and Growth Strategies of Foreign Business Academic Brands in India.” Completed “Country research on Entrepreneurship in APO Economies” as Invited National Expert from India by Asian Productivity Organization, Tokyo, Japan Retained as consultant and mentor by several small business organizations and start-up companies in the area of strategy, marketing and organizational development Guiding students’ projects and research at PG & PhD level, publishing in journals of repute, March 3, 2018 reviewing books and designing & delivering MDPs for wide range of audience Retained as resource person and mentor for UNIDO program to develop aspiring entrepreneurs from West African Mano-river countries and capacity building of the entrepreneurial ecosystem through incubation A year round experience of working with Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers’ and Exporters Association in institution building initiative of BGMEA Institute of Fashion Technology (BIFT), Dhaka and Visual Merchandising consultancy with retail chain superstores, “Family Needs.” Resource person for Entrepreneurship & Faculty Development Programs with Technology Business Incubators at St. Peter’s University, Chennai Technical:- Sudipto Bhattacharya (1993).Correlating Mechanical & Hydraulic Bursting Strengths and studying the nature of fabric failures. Annual Issue, Journal of Textile Technology, CTTS, University of Calcutta, 56-62.
Bachelors in Textile Technology
Master in Business & Administration
Doctorate in Internationalization Strategies in Business Academics
Post-doctoral Start-up Mentor Certification from London Business School
Post-doctoral Entrepreneurship Educators Certification from STVP, Stanford University
National Expert on Entrepreneurship at National Productivity Council, New Delhi & Asian Productivity Council, Tokyo
Management Committee Member of Asian Entrepreneurship Association and faculty leader of National Entrepreneurship Network
Board of Studies Member Harare Institute of Technology, Zimbabwe, RK University, Rajkot, Gujarat and RGMCET, Nandiyal, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh
Consultant and mentor for Startups in Fashion Apparels & Accessories and Food & Beverages
First generation Entrepreneur in processing, packaging and marketing tribal fruit recipe
Resource Person for Management Development Programs and Executive Development Programs in the areas of Business Negotiation, Sustainable Competitive Strategies to win Mindshare, Doing Business in India: Understanding Rural & Urban Markets and Peace & Happiness @Workplace.
Expertise in capacity building of Technology & Social Business Incubator, Accelerator & Maker’s Space
E-Cell Steering Committee member & Associate Professor – International Business, Entrepreneurship & Strategy Area, VIT Business School, VIT, Vellore