Management Professor; Advisor & Writer: Top Voice on LinkedIn 2017; Marketing & Business Development Consultant

Prof Dr Ajit Patil is an erudite & accomplished management professional, consummate academician, a prolific writer and a budding researcher.

He is a Production Engineer with an MBA in Marketing from Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, University of Mumbai. He has obtained PhD in Retailing from Pune University. He has been associated with the industry for over 28 years. He has worked in middle and senior management in International and Domestic Sales and Marketing.. He teaches Marketing & Retailing to MBA students in India & overseas. His teaching association with ICFAI Business School (IBS) Mumbai is for about 18 years where he is currently employed as a full-time Faculty Member. He has also taught at the University of Mumbai & as a visiting faculty, he taught at the University of the South Pacific, in Fiji & in Mercer University Atlanta, USA.

He is actively involved in consultancy. As a Management Consultant, Advisor & Coach he provides advice on Business Strategy, Marketing Planning and Selling techniques to Small and Medium Scale companies (SMEs) and retailers.

He was awarded the ‘Top Voice on LinkedIn – 2017’. Case Studies written by him have won national & international awards. He has presented them at the international conferences in the USA & India. Few of his case studies are published in international journals.

He has conducted Management Development Programmes (MDP), Training Programmes for Companies like Indian Oil Ltd, Indian Postal Services, Steel Authority of India, Padmakshi Financials, Brenntag India Ltd, Polygel Industries, etc. His textbooks are published by Thakur Publications (www.tppl.co.in ). These books are textbooks for MBA/MMS students at the University of Mumbai & Pune University.