Professor Dwarika Prasad Uniyal, formerly heading IIM Kashipur’s Dehradun campus and former Assistant Dean of Executive Education, has joined FLAME University, Pune, as the Dean of FLAME School of Business. He will also serve as Chair-Strategy for the University.
Professor Uniyal brings with him rich and varied experience of more than 20 years in premier academic institutions and industry.
In an academic career spanning over two decades, Professor Uniyal taught at premier Business Schools like MICA – Ahmedabad, SPJIMR – Mumbai and SP Jain School of Global Management – Dubai.
Before joining IIM-Kashipur in the founding faculty group, Professor Uniyal was part of O.P. Jindal Global University as the Founding Assistant Dean of Jindal Global Business School. He created the business school as a greenfield project.
In the past he had been invited by Govt. of India to serve as Professor of Management in India’s premier academy, LBSNAA – Mussoriee, to train India’s civil servants.
Professor Uniyal serves on the board of Braithwaite & Co Ltd, a CPSE in the Ministry of Railways as an Independent Director. He also serves on the board of academic institutes in Uttarakhand and is on the advisory boards of social and commercial enterprises.
In the academic world he is known for his bestselling book, “Managing Retailing”, published by Oxford University Press.
Speaking on his appointment, Dr. Devi Singh, Vice Chancellor, FLAME University, said, “to have someone who has this depth of experience in higher education and understands FLAME University’s goals and objectives fits right into our vision and long-term plan. Dr. Uniyal brings with him bounty of knowledge, both academic and industry, that he has gathered over the years in his various stints. His appointment will definitely boost FLAME School of Business further. Also, he will be a great value add to our strategic initiatives. We are pleased to have him join our leadership team.”
About FLAME School of Business
- Faculty scholars from Harvard University, Stanford University, IITs, IIMs and others.
- International immersion and opportunities to study abroad with Babson Collaborative (USA), York University (Canada), IESEG School of Management (France) and others.
- Lectures by industry stalwarts and speaker series from masters like Mr. Deepak Parekh (Chairman, HDFC), Mr. Uday Kotak (VC & MD, Kotak Mahindra), Mr. Manish Chopra (Sr. Partner, McKinsey & Co., New York), Mr. Amitabh Bachchan (Actor) and many others.
- Dedicated career services. Recruiters include ITC, Amazon, Ogilvy & Mather, JWT, Zomato, Deloitte Consulting, Infosys, Axis Capital, HDFC, ICICI, Zee TV, UTV Bindass, Info Edge India, Café Coffee Day, Dunia Finance, Khimji Ramdas amongst others