M.Com (Utkal), PGDM (XIMB), PhD (Utkal)
Dr. Biraj Kumar Mohanty is an M. Com (Utkal), PGDM (XIMB), PhD (Utkal) having 15 years’ industry experience in government, manufacturing and trading organisations involving a variety of jobs in both operational and strategic finance functions. Besides, he has another 15 years’ academic experience in various management institutes across the country.
Prof. Mohanty has the research interest in the areas of microfinance, working capital management, security market, entrepreneurship with a focus on case-based empirical studies. He has conducted several MDPs for corporate and has good exposure in consulting for SME sector.
M.Com, PGDBM, Ph.D. (Utkal)
Dr. Ray is currently an Associate Professor of Finance Area at KIIT School of Management. In a career spanning more than a decade, he has served in leading management institutions in the country – Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal; Indian Institute of Management, Raipur, and Institute for Financial Management and Research, Chennai. Dr. Ray has a passion for teaching and taught corporate finance, business valuation, financial engineering, merger & acquisition at one or more of the above institutions. He regularly conducts management training programs for corporate and government executives in finance and related subjects. His research interests are mainly in the areas of corporate finance and financial markets.
MBA, M.Com, ICWA, PhD Continuing
With a major exposure of over a decade in teaching, he holds a rich experience of 14 years both in industry as well as in academics. He has served in various organizations ranging from heavy engineering equipments, automobiles and educational institutions. Apart from handling full time courses in Finance and Accounting, he has been involved in many MDPs as a resource person for leading organizations like UNICEF, Hindalco, OPTCL, Vedanta Aluminum, Visa Steel, PPL, OHPC, IMFA, CESU & Stone India.
He has been a consultant for monitoring and evaluation of CAPART sponsored projects in Odisha, West Bengal and Chhatisgarh. As an avid researcher, he has couple of research papers and case studies to his credit. His current research interest lies in the area of Corporate Governance and Firm Performance, which coincidentally is an area of his doctoral program.
M.Com, Ph.D., PDF (Pursuing )
Prof. Patnaik is associated with School of Management since 2007. Prior to joining to School of Management he had association with various groups like GIMT, New Delhi, Wilsonia Group, Moradabad and CMD, Modinagar. He has 6 years of corporate and 16 years of academic experience. To his credit he has published more than 70 research papers in various reputed International and National Journals and presented more than 10 research papers in various International and National Conferences. At present he is guiding 5 research scholars and one scholar has already been awarded Ph.D degree from KIIT University. He has been awarded Best Faculty award three times once by GIMT, New Delhi (2000-01) and twice in Wilsonia Group (2003-04 &2005-06). He is also member of Advisory Board in Research Journal of Arts, Management & Social Sciences, Editor -in -Chief in South Asian Journal of Marketing & Management Research (SAJMMR) and member of editorial review board in International Journal of Commerce & Accounting Research, IJMRA and KSOM Journal of Management.
B.Tech (NIT Rourkela), PGDM (IIM Kozhikode)
On Study Leave
Post his MBA, he has worked with CRISIL Infrastructure Advisory as a management consultant in the field of Transport and Logistics. He has extensive experience of working in areas of business planning, project viability assessment, policy advisory etc. with diverse clients such as government departments, public sector units, private players and multi-lateral agencies. His areas of interest include Government reform & policy advisory, Infrastructure development & financing and Financial Modeling.
B.Tech.(IIT Delhi), PGDBM (IIM Ahmedabad), Fellowship Pursuing
He has worked extensively as a management consultant primarily in infrastructure advisory domain and has an in-depth understanding of the energy sector. His client list includes state govt., govt. department, public undertakings and large corporate houses. He has got a considerable work experience in reputed organization such as BHEL, Torrent, and PwC before coming to academics. He is currently pursuing his Fellowship from XIMB in Regulatory Economics area. His area of interest includes Public Utilities and Regulation, Infrastructure Development and Financing, Corporate Restructuring, and International Finance. He firmly believes that education can bring transformation in the society; as a personal initiative he is managing a girl’s high school at his village.