Dr. V. N. Bedekar Institute of Management Studies

By Dr. Nitin Joshi, Director
Dr. Nitin Joshi,Director

Dr. Nitin Joshi


With sheer honesty and dedication of evolving the Thane city of Maharashtra into a hub for quality management education, in the mid-1970s, Dr. V. N. Bedekar had come forward to initiate a Department of Management Studies. Later, in the pursuit of fulfilling his father's dream, in the academic year 2005-06, Dr. V.V. Bedekar laid the foundation of Dr. V.N. Bedekar Institute of Management Studies (Dr. VN BRIMS). Achieving newer heights with each passing years under the supervision of Dr. V.V. Bedekar, the institute has been able to meet the need of an excellent B-school in the city, where students are trained to become global leaders. However, BRIMS ardently follows the model of ‘Direction, Alignment, and Commitment', which encourages the faculty members first understand and identify the potentialities of the youth by interacting and using psychometric tools, followed by aligning their energies in the right direction and help them to be on the path of success.

The institute also abides by to maintain a close relationship with the industry as consultant, knowledge partner or skill builder, believing this factor greatly assists in bringing optimum opportunities for the students. "We enjoy association with a host of organizations, including Pitambari Product Ltd, where we have trained more than 100 professional, with Aashida Electronics for conducting 11 months long-term programme for senior-level employee, with co-operative banks like TJSB and with NSE and NISM for skill building purpose of our students and teachers," proudly says Dr. Nitin Joshi, Director, Dr VN BRIMS. Currently, running two major Management courses like PGDM and MMS, the institute also conducts a range of Specialized Skill development Program such as Digitial Marketing, Management
Development Program and so on.

Dr. Joshi shares, "Over the years, we have generated a number of professionals who are making us proud through demonstrating the high caliber of skills and knowledge acumen. Sunny Bamboli working as Assistant Vice President J P Morgan Chase; Devendra Pandey - Assistant Vice President (AVP) at Trust Financial Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd; Saurabh Dalvi - Head, Talent Acquisition & Management, DHL Express and Sachin Washi-wale - Senior Business Analyst, BNP Paribas are some of our esteemed alumni."

The alumni base of BRIMS is in fact, such strong and co-operative that they never back off in sharing their inputs regarding placement, curriculum design and assessment of the ongoing students. They also deliver valuable lectures for the students that consist of practical experiences in their respective careers. Dr. Joshi adds, "Apart from students who seek for jobs, we also arrange interactive sessions for the aspiring entrepreneurs." The institute has a dedicated Entrepreneurship Development Cell that focuses on motivating the youth to start-up their own enterprise and makes efforts to provide the necessary guidance.

"Approved by AICTE and being an ISO 9001-2015 Certified Institute, BRIMS enables its graduates to get an edge in the industry by handing them over a curriculum which is been designed according to the demand of the industry"

Emphasizing Inclusive Growth
Approved by AICTE and being an ISO 9001-2015 Certified Institute, BRIMS enables its graduates to get an edge in the industry by handing them over a curriculum which is been designed according to the demand of the industry. The institute is endowed with a robust Industry Interface team and Management Development Programme which allows remaining in constant touch with the industry giants along with letting the faculty members visit large industries as business excellence assessors. "The faculty members team that we have on our board, is amply qualified and experienced. Their level of expertise ensures the students to gain an education which is beyond the four walls of the classroom," pinpoints Dr. Joshi. The
faculty members of BRIMS are also encouraged to keep on undertaking research activities from time to time.

Dr. Joshi claims, "Our Journal Club renders the students and faculty members, the perfect platform for brainstorming ideas and initiate research on new areas. It feels immense pleasure to mention that one of our faculties Dr. Smita Jape recently presented a paper in the conference organized by the Journal of Arts & Science at Harvard, Boston, on the other hand, our another faculty member Dr. Sukhda Tambe acted as the Chairperson and presented a paper at Singapore in Global Science and Technology forum." Further to enable the graduates to be industry ready by the time they finish their programmes, the BRIMS faculties stresses on arranging experiential learning workshops, industrial visits, global visits to expose the students to different business culture and methods and rural emersion programs for sensitizing about the pain point of the rural customers and business.

In an attempt to produce wholesome human beings, the institute creates an environment that lets the students keep a balance between curricular and cocurricular life. From organizing yoga classes for stress management to encompassing world-class facilities such as a well-stocked library, sports grounds, best quality IT Labs and so on, the students get to gain a memorable campus experience which they can treasure for the rest of their lives. "With the wish to groom our students' as socially responsible citizens who will drive the growth of our nation, in coming years, we are planning to adopt international standards and practices in our teaching and learning process, coupled with emerging among the Top 5 B-School in India and across the globe," concludes Dr. Joshi.

Dr. Nitin Joshi, Director
The Director of Dr. V. N. Bedekar Institute of Management Studies, Dr. Nitin Joshi has completed his Ph.D. in Management. Hee further holds a Master in Engineering from SGSITS Indore and Bachelors in Engineering from the University of Pune. His core areas of interest include Operations Management, Materials Management, and Marketing management.
Management Institute of the Year - 2018