Management Institute

Prof. Khyati Manas Desai

Prof. Khyati Manas Desai

Total Experience 22 Year
Educational Qualification ACS,MBA
Research Area Strategy and Innovation
General information
Designation Assistant Professor
Office Phone 079-30642656
Cabin No IMNU First Floor, Faculty Wing A

Khyati has around 12 years of experience of industry and 3 years in research and academics. She has done her MBA focusing on strategy from the University of Birmingham, UK. She has worked as business analyst in HSBC, London. She was engaged with UK based research and consultancy firm responsible for management research, training and consultancy. She was employed by ICICI Bank, UK for a strategy consultancy project.She has been awarded as Best faculty in strategy and entrepreneurship by 23rd Devang Mehta Business School Affairs, 2014. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D from UK in the area of strategic management. Her main research interest is the area of strategic management and innovation, dynamic capabilities, strategy thoughts in dynamic environments.

Current Activities : pursuing PHD in Strategy from UK
Teaching 8 Year 1 Month
Industry 12 Year 4 Month
Research 2 Year 3 Month
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Specialization Areas Strategy and Innovation
Subject Taught UG -
Subject Taught PG Strategic Management of Innovation, Intrapreneurship, Strategic Management , Business Growth Strategies, High Technology Venture Creation

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Prof. Khyati Manas Desai - Achievements

TitleDescriptionAchieved On
Awards Awarded the best faculty in enterpreneurship and strategy by 23rd Dewang Mehta Business School Affairs Awards November 2012

Prof. Khyati Manas Desai - Experience

Institute / OrganizationDesignationDuration
Nirma Institute of ManagementAssistant Professor June 2012 To June 2013
Gnosis Management Consultancy, London , UKStrategy Research Associate April 2010 To May 2012
ICICI Bank UK PlcStrategy Associate Intern October 2009 To March 2009
HSBC Plc , Caanry Wharf London UKBusiness Analyst April 2005 To October 2008
I R PATEL AND ASSOCIATES CORPORATE ADVISORYCorporate Advisory Analyst January 2000 To February 2001

Prof. Khyati Manas Desai - Publication


Book Chapter

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Towards a research model of Dynamic Capabilities and firm innovativeness- The role of absorptive capacity and strategic innovation of firms 978-0-9573841-3-2Proceedings of the IMRA (UK)-IIMB (India) Conference on Inclusive Growth & Profits with Purpose: Newpp'357-3582015

International Conference

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Turbulent environments-here we come: role played by dynamic capabilities in firm performance for Indian entrepreneurial SMEs  Yale-Great Lakes 9th International Research Conference, December 29th 2014 Chennai,India 2014
Corporate strategy, superior performance and long term value creation - illuminating the linkages by integrating inside -out and outside –in approaches in complex, turbulent and uncertain environments.   Brunel University ,UK2012
Value creation logic of diversified conglomerates   Brunel University Doctoral symposium , 2011 

Prof. Khyati Manas Desai - Qualification

QualificationSpecializationUniversityPassing Year%Class
M.B.A Strategy University of Birmingham UK Birmingham Business School October 2009 68.001
C.S.   Institute of Company Secretaries of India June 2001 65.00 
B.Sc Bio Chemistry Gujarat University M G Science Institute March 1998 68.001

Prof. Khyati Manas Desai - Activity

Activity TypeActivity TitlePlaceDateFaculty Role
National Workshop Capacity Building of CSO’s- Demand side management of renewal energy Ahmedabad24/01/2012representing academia in panel discussion
Consultancy Devising a product liability strategy for UK SME firms London10/09/2009CONSULTANCY

Prof. Khyati Manas Desai - Project Guided

Project TitleDescriptionDuration
Implementing Innovation in Road construction Business Plan March 2013
Opening a Multibrand cosmetic retail store Business plan March 2013
Opening up a Cashewnut processing unit Business plan March 2013

Prof. Khyati Manas Desai - PhD Students