Faculty

Dr. Monica Rakesh Khanna

Dean Faculty of Management Science and Director - SIMSR at K J Somaiya Institute of Management

Faculty
  • Department:
    Marketing and International Business
  • Institute:
    K J Somaiya Institute of Management
  • Location:
    Vidyavihar - Mumbai
  • Email Address:

    monicak@somaiya.edu

  • Contact Details:

    Landline No. : 022-6728-3000/3050

    Extension No. : 022-6728-3003/3148

  • Office Address :

    K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Vidyanagar, Vidyavihar (E), Mumbai - 400077

  • Timings For Visitors:

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  • Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Monica Khanna is the Director and Marketing Professor at K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai and Dean – Faculty of Management Studies at the Somaiya Vidyavihar University, Mumbai. She is an experienced academician and professional with 29 years of experience in Academia and Industry. The area of specializations includes Brand Management, Services Marketing and Marketing Management. She has worked in the area of Engineering & Industrial Automation with Siemens Ltd, Mumbai.

 

As an academic leader and administrator at K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Dr. Khanna has focused on building technology led pedagogy like Bloomberg, Media Analytics Lab and Coursera along with several e databases, helped to launch niche MBA programmes like the MBA Healthcare (2018), MBA Sports Management (2020), MBA Human Resources (2020) and MBA Data Science and Analytics(2021), building quality in management education through NBA accreditations, ISO 9001:2015 certification and the AACSB accreditation, which has now reached the last stage, international collaborations leading to enhanced reputation and Institute rankings like NIRF Rank 56 in both years 2020 and 2021.

 

Dr. Monica Khanna has published and presented papers at various national and international conferences of repute and has been involved with international research projects. Her focus areas of research are branding with focus on university branding, consumer behavior and emerging markets. She has been visiting faculty at IIT Bombay Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, NITIE Mumbai, DHBW Stuttgart, Germany and Institute of Industrial Management, Economics and Trade, St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia. She has successfully guided three doctoral candidates from University of Mumbai and BIT Mesra, Ranchi.

 

Dr. Monica Khanna has won several awards including the case study competition held in 2007 and 2008 with cash awards of Rs 1 lakh each year, held by the Aditya V Birla India Centre at the London Business School, awards for excellence in teaching by Bombay Management Association, Higher Education Forum, Somaiya Vidyavihar, and Y K Bhushan Award for 100 Most Dedicated Teachers of India. She is also an elected member of the Executive Council of the All India Management Association (AIMA), New Delhi for four consecutive terms from 2015-17 to 2021-23.

 

Dr. Monica is B.Tech (Electrical) Batch 1981-85 from National Institute of Technology, Warangal, MMS (Marketing) Batch 1990-92 from NMIMS ( University of Mumbai), Ph.D (2006) from University of Pune and Net ( UGC ).

B. Tech (Electrical Engineering),National Institute of Technology,1986

M.M.S.( Marketing ),University of Mumbai, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies,1992

N.E.T. (Test for Lecturership),UGC Test, New Delhi,1998

Ph.D.,University of Pune,2006

    Academic

  • K J Somaiya institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai, india, Director, December 2016 - Present
  • K J Somaiya institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai, india, incharge Director, April 2015 - December 2016
  • K.j. Somaiya institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai, india, Area Chairperson – Marketing Management, June 2012 - April 2015
  • K.j. Somaiya institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai, india, Chairperson – Center For Consumer & Market Studies in Emerging Economies, July 2014 - Present
  • K J Somaiya institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai, india, Professor, February 2011 - Present
  • K J Somaiya institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai, india, Reader / Associate Professor, November 2005 - January 2011
  • K J Somaiya institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai, india, Senior Lecturer, May 2001 - October 2005
  • indian institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, Consultant (on Sabbatical From K J Simsr), June 1998 - June 1999
  • K J Somaiya institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai, india, Lecturer, November 1995 - April 2001
  • Non Academic

  • Siemens Limited, Mumbai, Design Engineer, June 1986 - June 1990
  • Strategic Brand Management

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  • export Potential Survey of The Vidharbha Region of Maharashtra – for Iift New Delhi - Conducted A Study on The Handicrafts, Handlooms and Warehousing Facilities for The Vidharbha Region, May 1999.

  • edecad Project – Education & E-commerce Task force for Asia and Eu Small Business Units – for indian institute of foreign Trade, New Delhi, in Association With University of Birmingham, Uk - Conducted A Pilot Study on The Knowledge Management Practices in Sme’s in india, June 2004.

  • corporate Image Building Exercise for Siemens Corporate Finance Private Limited, Mumbai - Complete Project Execution Carried Out, including Developing A Questionnaire for The Survey and Conducting The Survey, February 2006.

  • knowledge Management in The Ssi Sector in india – Food Processing industry – for indian institute of foreign Trade, New Delhi - Complete Project Execution Carried Out, including Developing A Questionnaire for The Survey and Conducting The Survey, February 2006.

  • feasibility of Launching Panchkarma Center at The K. J. Somaiya Hospital and Medical College, Mumbai – Complete Project Carried Out, including Developing The Questionnaire and Conducting The Survey, May 2006.

  • knowledge Management in The Ssi Sector in india – Pharma industry - for indian institute of foreign Trade, New Delhi - Complete Project Execution Carried Out, including Developing A Questionnaire for The Survey and Conducting The Survey, June 2006.

  • time Perspective and Consumer Behavior: Adoption of New Products by Consumers – for Prof Kiran Karande- Associate Professor at The Old Dominion University in Usa – Conducted Focus Group Discussions and Data Collection Through A Questionnaire Among The Target Group of Customers, December 2006.

  • perception of Us Fashion Brands in india - for Dr byoungho Jin, Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator, Oklahoma State University, Usa – Conducted Focus Group Discussions and Data Collection Through A Questionnaire Among The Target Group of Customers, June 2007 To October 2007.

  • feasibility Analysis: New Educational institution in The Areas of Adipur, Gandhidham, Anjaar and Bhuj, Somaiya Trust, Mumbai, October 2012.

  • social Wellbeing and Mental Health Challenges of Employees of Small and Medium Sized Enterprise (smes) in Emerging Economies, Global Challenges Research Fund, Gcrf 2019, Uk, September 2019

  • Bombay Management Association “best institute – Ay 2018-19 - Awarded To K J Somaiya institute of Management, Mumbai” March 2020
  • Bombay Management Association “best institute – Runners Up – Ay 2017-18 - Awarded To K J Somaiya institute of Management” March 2019
  • Dr. Arun Arora 50 Best Educational institutes of india Award at The World Education Congress, November 2017, for K J Somaiya institute of Management, Mumbai
  • Award for K J Somaiya institute of Management: innovation initiatives by B School, Higher Education forum, Feb 2017
  • Award for The Marketing Dept of K J Somaiya institute of Management: Lokmat National Education Leadership Award for B School With industry Related Curriculum in Marketing, July 2015
  • Award for The Marketing Dept of K J Somaiya institute of Management: Lokmat National Education Leadership Award for B School With industry Related Curriculum in Marketing, Feb 2014.
  • Nominated As University of Mumbai Vice Chancellor’s Subject Expert for Selection of Director for Sheila Raheja School of Business Management, Mumbai, Sept 2021
  • Nirf 2017 - Rank 41 Issued by Ministry of Hrd, Government of india To The institute
  • Transformational Leadership for Management Education Sector, Page Nos: 112-114, Amdisa (association of Management Development institutes of South Asia) Compendium on The Theme of "covid -19 Pandemic – Challenges for Management Education" – E-book, September 2021
  • Reviewed Three Chapters From A Proposed Textbook Titled integrated Marketing Communications: An indian Perspective, Sage Publications, July 2021.
  • Agreement Signed With ins Hamla for 2 Years in August 2016
  • invited To Be Member of The Local inquiry Committee Constituted by The University of Mumbai in June 2014 for inspection of 4 Management institutes, 4 Management institutes in Nov 2014, and 1 Management institute in July 2016 As Follows: A) July 2016: Yadavrao Tasgaonkar institute of Management Studies & Research, Dr. N.y. Tasgaonkar Technical Education Campus, Bhivpuri Road,tal. Karjat, Nearest Station- Bhivpuri Road B) Nov 2014: Hasmatrai & Gangaram Himathmal Mansukhani institute of Management Studies, C.h.m. College Campus, Opp. Railway Station, Ulhasnagar(w) – 421 003, Aruna Manharlal Shah institute of Management Science, R.b. Kadam Marg, Near Mtnl Exchange, off. Lbs Marg, Ghatkopar (west), Mumbai -400086, Shivajirao Jondhale institute of Management Science, Opp. Railway Station, Asangaon, Tal. Shahapur, Dist. Thane – 421 601, Alamuri Ratnamala institute of Engineering & Technology, A.s. Rao Nagar, Vill. Sapgaon, Tal Shahapur, Dist. Thane – 421 601. C) June 2014: Xavier’s institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Sheila Raheja institute of Management Studies at Bandra East, Mumbai institute of Management Studies at Wadala, indira institute of Management at Navi Mumbai, Deccan Education Society’s Navinchandra Mehta institute of Technology and Development, Prabhadevi, Mumbai D) Secretary – Nit Warangal Alumni Association – Mumbai Chapter – Between 2007 To 2014 – The Membership Was increased From 15 Members To Almost 200 Members in The Span of Seven Years. Also Celebrated The Golden Jubilee of Nit Warangal in Mumbai in Aug 2009 and Director of Nit Warangal and Nitwaa All india President Also attended The Function

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