About MBA Department:

The MBA Dept. was initially a standalone MBA institute which was operational since 2011. In 2020 the MBA institute merged with PVG’s engineering college and is now a department of PVG’s COET & GKPIOM. The department offers a 2 year full time Master of Administration (MBA) Post Graduate Degree which is approved by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi and affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University.

We offer the following as Major and Minor Specialization:

  1. Marketing Management (MKT)
  2. Financial Management (FIN)
  3. Human Resources Management (HRM)
  4. Operations & Supply Chain Management (OSCM)
  5. Business Analytics (BA)

The following are offered Only as a Minor Specialization:

  1. Rural & Agribusiness Management (RABM)
  2. Pharma & Healthcare Management (PHM)
  3. Tourism & Hospitality Management (THM)
  4. International Business Management (IB)
  • DTE Institute Code : 6274, Choice Code: 627410110
  • Total Duration : 02 Years
  • Intake Capacity: 60 Seats

Vision of the Department:

Create world class manager who are role models for Professionalism, Ethical Business Practices and Patriotism. India being the country with the a very large number of young people, it is our prime duty to tutor, mentor, groom and train these youngsters to achieve their career goals and create a sustainable business environment for a joyful society. These managers will straddle every business sector and contribute to the economic growth of India and place it at par with super powers.

Mission of the department :

We train budding managers to take on the challenges of the business world with confidence and courage. India is on an economic growth trajectory and requires managers who exude dynamism and professionalism.  


  • PEO 1: To make management graduates conceptualize, critically analyze and acquire In-depth knowledge of business and management by imbibing in them the unique ability of synthesizing knowledge towards adding value in the areas of business and management.
  • PEO 2: To promote lateral thinking by way of enabling management graduates to see at the things from different perspectives there by making them to come out with simple solutions for complex managerial problems.
  • PEO 3: To inculcate a spirit of enquiry, so that Management Graduates search for facts and truths by developing methodologies that supports critical analysis and decision making.
  • PEO 4: To ignite the passion for Entrepreneurship in Management graduates by orienting them in the application of Modern tools of management and make them learn to select and apply in complex decision making processes.
  • PEO 5: To inculcate a spirit of Ethics and Social Commitment in the personal and professional life of management graduates so that they add value to the society.
  • Programme Outcomes (POs):

At the end of the MBA programme the learner will possess the following qualities.

  1. Generic and Domain Knowledge - Ability to articulate, illustrate, analyze, synthesize and apply the knowledge to the solutions of real-world complex business issues.
  2. Problem Solving & Innovation - Ability to Identify, formulate and provide innovative solution business and social problems by applying problem solving tools and techniques.
  3. Critical Thinking - Ability to conduct investigation of multidimensional business problems to arrive at data driven decisions.
  4. Effective Communication - Ability to effectively communicate in the business context and with society at large.
  5. Leadership and Team Work - Ability to collaborate with others in the achievement of organizational goals and optimize outcomes for all stakeholders.
  6. Global Orientation and Cross-Cultural Appreciation: Ability to approach business issues and appreciate Cross Cultural aspects of business and management in.
  7. Entrepreneurship - Ability to identify entrepreneurial opportunities and managing startups as well growing family businesses.
  8. Environment and Sustainability - Ability to work for sustainable development and priorities on the societal, economic and environmental aspects of business.
  9. Social Responsiveness and Ethics - Ability to distinguish between ethical and unethical behaviors & act with integrity in socio-economic environment.
  10. Life Long Learning – Ability to operate independently in new environment, acquire new knowledge and skills and assimilate them into the internalized knowledge and skills.


  1. To guide and channelize the transformation process of every management graduate by providing in-depth knowledge of business management and entrepreneurship embedded with ethics and a sense of social commitment and to make them to strive towards personal victory and value creation to society.
  2. To ignite a passion for multidisciplinary approach for problem solving, critical analysis and decision making by giving due importance for lateral thanking so that management graduates see things from a perspective which are not just simple but effective.

Key Highlights of the Department:

  1. Experienced staff straddling various sectors in manufacturing industry, Service Industry and Education sector.
  2. 10 batches have passed out and our students are scattered across the country and the world. They are now working in the corporate sector in renowned companies and many have set-up their own successful businesses.
  3. Ample stress on understanding core concepts of business and management
  4. Individual attention to the students’ needs and learning requirements.
  5. Adequate academic and career counseling by factoring in the specific skills and career ambitions of each student.
  6. A large number of alumni ready to guide, mentor and share their knowledge with the new batch of students to make them competitive and employable in the business world.
  7. Well equipped Library with extensive books and study materials.


Sr. No. Name of Faculty Designation Qualification Total Experience (yrs)
1. Dr. Smita Rohidas Temgire HOD and Associate Professor PhD, MMS, BE 18 Years
2. Dr.Kalpana S.Lodha Associate Professor & Research Guide PhD, MMS  20 Years
3. Prof. Pradnya Kulkarni Assistant Professor Phd(Pursuing) ,MPhil(Business Administration),MBS (Marketing & HR),PGDBM(Market ing),Diploma in Chemical Engg. ,BA(Economics) 15 years
4. Prof. Ketaki Kulkarni Assistant Professor Ph.D (Pursuing) MBA(FIN),B.com D.T.L(Taxation Laws) 3 years 10 months
5. Prof. Samradnyee Mehendale Assistant Professor PhD (Pursuing), UGC NET Qualified, MBA, BE 3 years & 8 months


Academic Year: 2020-2021

Academic Year: 2019-2020

Academic Year: 2018-2019

Faculty Publications :

Name of the author/s Title of Paper Journal Title /Conference Year of publication ISBN/ISSN number
Prof. Samradnyee D. Mehendale My Startup Idea : An Add-on Feature for Cars UGC Care Listed Journal "SHODHSAMHITA" Vol. IX, Issue I(X) Jan-June : 2022 2022 ISSN - 2277 - 7067
Prof. Samradnyee D. Mehendale Filed a Patent Application : Method and System for alignment of wheels upon the parking of a vehicle Controller General of Patents, Design & Trade, Intellectual Property 2021  
Prof. Dr. Kalpana Lodha Artificial Intelligence (Ai) And Human Resource Management (HRM): Recruitment Function an Overview     Shodh Sarita 2021 ISSN-2348-2397 Vol-07 Issue 28
Prof. Dr. Kalpana Lodha “Leadership Traits In Contemporary Scenario And Hr Analytics: Employees Perceptions (With Special Reference To Kranti Industries Ltd.)” George Washington International Law Review 2019 ISSN1534-9977 E-ISSN-0748-4305
Prof. Dr. Kalpana Lodha A study of HRMPs , Causes of Staff Turnover and HR analytics: LAMP (with special reference to Kranti Industries Pvt. Ltd) Our Heritage 2020 ISSN: 0474-9030 Vol-68-Issue-49                   January-2020
Prof. Dr. Kalpana Lodha Impact of HRM Practices on Job Satisfaction: Academic Staff (ACS) with special reference to Management Institutions Our Heritage 2020 ISSN: 0474-9030 Vol-68-Issue-49                   January-2020
Prof. Dr. Kalpana Lodha Augmenting Quality: A Tool for Reinventing Business Performance :Staff Motivation: A Tool to Enhance the Performance of Management institutions(MIS): With Special Reference to MIS Affiliated to university of Pune) Lakshya   ISSN 2348-5418 Vol -I, Issue -II
Prof. Dr. Kalpana Lodha Innovations for Sustainable Growth in the Global Market-‘Developing Human Resource management Practices in Management Institutions(MIs)-With Special reference to Management Institutes affiliated to UoP) VIIT   ISSN 2278-6112 Vol -2,Issue -2
Prof. Dr. Kalpana Lodha The Role of Modern Pedagogy  in management Institutions in Pune City Matrix Business School 2012 ISSN 2230-8717 Vol. I, Issue –III, February 2012
Prof. Dr. Kalpana Lodha Impact of Budding management Institutions on Recruitment and Compensation of Teaching and non-Teaching Staff IJAMTES   ISSN-2249-7455 Vol .I, Issue (X)
Prof. Dr. Kalpana Lodha Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Higher Education -“Success of Women Entrepreneurship-An Outline Empyreal Publishing House   ISBN: 978-81-949278-2-2
Prof. Dr. Kalpana Lodha Managing of Management Institute: Three Mishaps(Beware or Perish) Excellent Publishing House 2012 ISBN 978-93-81583-23-4 2012  
Prof. Dr. Kalpana Lodha Issue Pertaining to Personnel Related  Organizational Environment in Managerial Institutions Pd.Dr.DYPIMS,Pune   ISBN 978-81-920416-3-6  
Prof. Dr. Kalpana Lodha Managerial Challenges Under Globalised Industrial Economy PCMRD   ISBN978-81-909897-0-1
Prof. Dr. Kalpana Lodha Positive Organizational Outcomes with Strategic HRM PCMRD   ISBN978-81-909897-0-1
Dr. Sushil Shende Growth in contribution of female work participation in India economic development : A preliminary study Golden Research Thoughts 2014 ISSN 2231-5063
Dr. Sushil Shende A study on influence of academic position of female faculties buying behaviour of FMCG products in higher education in Pune City Review of Research 2019 ISSN: 2249-894X
Dr. Sushil Shende Impact of Advertisement through social media on undergraduate students, Pune City. Sumedha Journal of Management 2019 ISSN ( Print): 2277-6753, ISSN ( Online) : 2322-0449

Department Activities

Activity Calendar AY 2022-23

Sr. No. Date Activity
1 13/08/2022 Azadi ka Amritmahotsav
2 15/08/2022 Independance Day
3 31/08/2022 Ganesh Festival
4 26/08/2022 Skit Play
5 02/10/2022 Gandhi jayanti
6 22/11/2022 - 29/11/2022 Induction Program : 1.UHV by Prof. Shrilekha Gatte/Mr Swapnil Chougule 2.Campus Tour/TPO introduction 3.Fin Analysis & economies of diff countries/Examination Orientation 4.Scholarship benefit orientation
7 26/11/2022 National Constitution Day
8 02/12/2022 National pollution control day
9 02/12/2022 Buddy Talk Business plan Development:Mahesh Mustapure
10 09/12/2022 Industry Expectations from MBA students:Brijmohan Mishra
11 09/12/2022 Examination circular & form filling
12 14/12/2022 Sports Activity
13 15/12/2022 SWOT Analysis
14 16/12/2022 Journey of Startups:Shambhavi Kulkarni
15 21/12/2022 Case study Based on theory X & Y
16 21/12/2022 News Review
17 23/12/2022 Visit to Bhimthadi Jatra
18 24/12/2022 Fresher’s Party
19 26/12/2022 Visit to Auto Expo
20 28/12/2022 News Review
21 29/12/2022 Celebration of Legendary Ratan Tata: PPT
22 30/12/2022 Digitalization and Red Flag Auditing:Rahul Dadhich
23 03/01/2023 Savitribai Phule Birth Anniversary: Skit Play 5 Scenes
24 12/01/2023 National Youth Day: Poster PresentationI Year: Unicorn Startups IndiaII Year: Youth Icons India
25 25/01/2023 National Voter’s DayPledge recitation
26 25/01/2023 Republic day Short Film Competition:Patriotic Act
27 06/02/2023 NDLI Activity: VLOGs & BLOGS an Emerging Skill for Management Students: Mr Aniruddha Vartak
28 17/02/2023 Best Outgoing Student
29 20/02/2023 Shivjayanti
30 28/02/2023 Marathi Bhasha Rajdin
31 20/03/2023 Parent Teacher Meeting
32 20/03/2023 Specialization Orientation
33 08/03/2023 Women's Day(To Be Celebrated on 18/04/2023 Tuesday)
34 11/04/2023 Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jayanti
35 14/04/2023 Bharatratna Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti(To be celebrated on 13/04/2023 Thursday)
36 19/04/2023 News Review
37 20/04/2023 Blind Day
38 26/04/2023 News Review/ World Intellectual Property Day
39 03/05/2023 News Review
40 08/05/2023 Birthday of Rabindranath (Filler)
41 09/05/2023 Book Review Day
42 10/05/2023 News Review
43 14/05/2023 Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Jayanti(To be celebrated on 15/05/2023 Monday)
44 17/05/2023 News Review
45 24/05/2023 News Review
46 28/05/2023 Swatantryaveer Sawarkar Jayanti (Filler)
47 31/05/2023 News Review /Punyashlok Ahilyabai Holkar Jayanti
48 03/06/2023 World Bicycle Day (To be Celebrated on 02/06/2023 Friday)
49 05/06/2023 Environment Day
50 07/06/2023 News Review
51 14/06/2023 News Review
52 15/06/2023 Farewell Party to 2nd year by 1st year
53 21/06/2023 News Review/ International Yoga day
54 28/06/2023 News Review
55 03/07/2023 Gurupournima

Activity:Soft Skill

Soft Skill is one of the vibrant learning activities. In every week sessions of soft skills are conducted. These skills  have the flavor of practical knowledge with interesting activities. The various activities are  especially related to Emotional Intelligence and help  to cope up with the various situations, Role plays. Activities based on Various skills like public speaking and leadership, Team building etc are conducted. These activities are conducted especially in batches to provide attention towards each and every student.

Activity: Skit Play

As a part of awareness amongst youth about the various myths and reality, skit plays are conducted. Various groups come up with different themes. The skit play is also one of the important platforms to come out of the fear of speaking in front of an entire audience. Such skit plays on mental health and drug addiction were arranged in our department.

Activity: Ganesh Festival

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the main and important festivals celebrated all over the country. Lord Ganesh is the God of Wisdom, Wealth and Fortune. This day witnesses a large number of devotees expressing their happiness and offering their prayers. Every year, Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with great enthusiasm in our department. All staff members and students of our department come together on this auspicious day to celebrate this festival.

Activity: Group Discussion

Group discussions activities

The main purpose of MBA is to polish their learned and in built skills. Group discussions play a significant role in shaping their expertise. It enhances their thinking capability, listening and speaking skills as well as confidence level. This is an effective instrument in problem solving, decision making and personality development. The various types of topics based on various current situations are given for group discussions to students.

Industry Visit at Katraj Dairy

Industrial Visit to Katraj Dairy - July 2022 An industrial Visit for students of MBA Department was organized at Katraj Dairy in July 2022. Students got exposure and practical know-how towards the actual working of the dairy. Students were inquisitive and asked various questions in relation to their specializations. They interacted with HR, Marketing and Production Heads to get the feel of the entire functioning of the dairy.