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Role Players 2023

Prof. (Dr) Dilip Nandkeolyar

Co-Chancellor (Adjunct)
Commonwealth University, London, UK

An alumnus of Asian Institute of Management Manila Philippines, this is Prof. (Dr.) Dilip Nandkeolyar, a Management post graduate, specialized in Marketing and Strategic Planning & am a B.Sc. (Hons) inChemistry from University of Rajasthan.

He has a Doctoral degree from Thapar University, Patiala, India. The topic of his thesis was "Marketing Strategies and Business Planning Amongst Small And Medium Enterprises in This Era of Globalization with Special Reference to Automotive Sector"

Beginning November 15, 1976, he has had varied hands-on, bottom-up combined professional experience of over 45 years in the field in Industry, Entrepreneurial venture, Consulting, Research, Training and Teaching. My exposure has been in both domestic and international professional environments – having been a Manager and various level for over 38 years of which 31 have been at the Senior/Top Levels. I have been deeply involved in career planning and development of my team mates, in a variety of cross functional and multi-racial workforce, both within India and abroad as the key factor in ensuring organizational success.

It may be pertinent to add in his working career after 1984 that he has always been a part of the core teams that contributed to turning around organizations either as a direct employee of a Company or as a business consultant to for-profit/not-for-profit Organizations.

Besides actively being involved in Research, Training, Coaching, Mentoring and Consulting activities in the SMEs and Start up space, he has teaching and training experience of over 16 years in a variety of B-Schools across the country and abroad holding several leadership roles. His areas of interest are Entrepreneurship and SMEs Development, Business Strategy, Marketing, Retailing, RuralMarketing, Service Marketing and Branding.

Currently, I am employed as Co-chancellor (Adjunct), Commonwealth University, London, UK and he also teaches at Victoria University Online MBA programme. He has written several research papers, case studies and book chapters published in National/International Journals. Besides having hosted national and international conferences, he has also participated in several National and International Conferences and has been awarded several times for my works. He is a regular keynote speaker in conferences and seminar, besides being a panelist on several occasions and has conducted workshops relating the Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Branding.

In my free time, he likes to listen to music, watch films, theatre and generally socialize with friends and family. Occasionally, he writes short stories and poems, which have also been published.

The guiding philosophy behind all his the endeavours has always been to succeed because his Employers, Peers, Subordinates, Customers, Clients, Students/Trainees or anyone choosing to associate with him must – by earnestly attempting to deliver value plus.