Pioneering India’s MBA

A lot has changed since Dr. Suren Mansinghka began his career as a university business professor. Over the course of his career he has taught business in many different countries, however one thing that makes him unique when compared to other professors is that he helped pioneer the MBA program in India.

About Dr. Suren Mansinghka:

Professor Mansinghka received MS (1968) and PhD (1971) from UCLA (1971) and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (1966). He also earned CFA charter in 1993.

In a teaching career spanning more than forty five years, he has been a faculty member at the University of California, Irvine (2005-2013), the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2001-2004), San Francisco State University (1975-2000) and the University of California, Riverside (1971-1975). He has also been a visiting faculty at the University of California, Berkeley, Santa Clara University, China European International Business School, and Rotman School of Management. Finally, he continues to be a visiting faculty at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad and Mohali since 2002.

He has taught variety courses in the field of Financial Management and Decision Making (Corporation Finance, Advanced Valuation and Value Creation Strategies, Mergers and Acquisitions, Risk Management, Financial Statement Analysis, Private Equity and Venture Capital) for MBA, EMBA and Executive programs in the United States, Europe, India, China including Hong Kong, Canada, and Korea.

He has received many awards and commendations for excellence in teaching including Innovative Teaching award at HKUST (2002), Excellence in Teaching award at Rotman School (2011) and the Professor of the year award by PGPMAX (EMBA) students at ISB (2013). At ISB, in addition to MBA and EMBA courses he has conducted executive programs for many Indian and International firms including Aditya Birla Group, Essar Group, Coca-Cola, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, Vodafone, SKF Industries, Mylan, Ernst & Young, Indian Railways, among others.