Chirag Patel

Assistant Professor

Mr.Chirag Patel has completed PGDM with dual specialization in Human Resource and Marketing from School of Communication and Management Studies (SCMS), Cochin-Kerala. He had done B.Com (Honors) from Maharaja Sayajirao University (M.S.University), Baroda in Accounting and Auditing. He is Pursing his PhD from Kadi Sarva Viswavidalaya, Gandhinagar. He had cleared the examination of UGC-NET in June 2012
Prior to joining SJPI in July 2009 he was associated with Tolani Institute of Management Studies (TIMS), Adipur as a faculty and was a coordinator for Campus Placement. Before joining academics Mr.Chirag was employed with esteemed General and Life Insurance Companies for one and a half years in Marketing Department at Hyderabad. His academic areas of interest are Human Resource Development, Organizational Development, Change Management and Management Information System.
Being into academics for almost 8 years he has attended few workshops and has written research papers in reputed Journals on Training and Development.

  • Pursing Ph.D from Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya, Gandhinagar under the guidance of Dr. Ravi Gor (Director – Research at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad). Successfully completed 3 Semesters and in the next one and a half year will be submitting the doctoral thesis
  • ClearedUGC – NET (Management)Eligibility for Lectureship in June 2012
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management(PGDM-Marketing and HR, Recognized as Equivalent to MBA by Association of Indian Universities) from School Of Communication and Management Studies- Cochin (Kerala) in April’ 07
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) in Accounts and Auditing from Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, 2003

SJPI-NICM (Asst.Professor/Lecturer)

  • Taking Human Resource Specialization Subjects like Change Management & Organizational Development (CM&OD), Human Resource Development (HRD) in 2nd year of MBA, Management Information System (MIS) and Managerial Communication (MC) in 1st of MBA, New Enterprise and Innovation Management (NEIM) in 2nd year of MBA
  • Acting as a Faculty Placement Co-ordinator for the last 5 years
  • Co-Principal Investigator for preparing District Human Development Report (DHDR) for Porbandar and Navsari Districts. The project has been given by Gujarat Social Infrastructure Development Society, Government of Gujarat. The total cost of the project was Rs. 12 Lakhs
  • Successfully coordinated Leadership development program for the chairmen, vice chairmen, board of directors and managing directors of cooperative sugar factories of Gujarat at Mt.Abu in August 2011, Mahabaleshwar in September 2012 and Surat in October 2015
  • Facilitating the institute with the Director-Technical Campus in preparation of detailed project report to be submitted to AICTE, New Delhi for the Extension of Approval for the academic year 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013
  • Coordinated Summer Internship Viva for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad zones for GTU at SJPI-NICM from 04th August – 08th August 2015
  • Coordinated remedial exam assessment center of GTU in September 2013 (19 subjects, 3437 Answer sheets) in 15 days at SJPI-NICM
  • Coordinated annual events ‘Arohan’ (National level B-school contest) in the years 2010 and 2016.
  • Guiding the Final Year students for their Grand projects in Human Resource as an internal Guide

Tolani Institute of Management Studies (TIMS) (Lecture) (Nov’08-July’09)

  • Taking Marketing Specialized Subjects Sales Management for 2nd year students and General Subjects Management Information System and Logistic Management for the 1st year students.
  • In General Activities, taking care of Placement and Sports Committee as a co-coordinator.

HDFC Standard Life Insurance (Sales Development Manager) (Aug’08- Nov’08)

  • Recruiting certified financial consultants (CFC) and continuously imparting product knowledge and selling techniques.
  • Accountable for Achieving the sales target by motivating CFCs.
  • Banking and booking of the policy with the operations department of the company.
  • 15 May 2011 presented a poster at Cross disciplinary International Seminar on Creating Excellence for Sustainable Society” held at Hemchandrya North Gujarat University, Patan
  • July 2011 Volume III Issue II Management Prudence ISSN 09756671 “Creating a sustainable society in Non-Life Insurance industry through excellence in Training and Development” Pg 26-30
  • December 10-11 2011 TIMS International Conference on Research in Management: Lessons for India.Proceedings ISBN 978-81-921178-0-5 “Lessons in training practices for non-life insurance companies of India” pg 256-277
  • January 2012 Volume 1, Issue 1, Indian Journal of Research – Paripex ISSN 2250-1991 “Using the technology of today for leveraging the training programs in Non-Life Insurance companies of India” Pg-56-57
  • May 2012 Volume 2 Issue 5 International Journal of Research in Computer Application and Management ISSN 2231-1009 “Strategic Training for Non-life Insurance Companies’ of India” Pg 116-120
  • January 2013 Volume 3 Issue 1, International Journal of Management, IT and Engineering ISSN 2249- 0558 “Theoretical study of issues related to sugar industry of India” Pg 194-210
  • January-March 2013 Volume X Issue 1 Journal of Management and Cooperation ISSN 2249-2275 “Theoretical study of new trend towards training practices in Non-life Insurance Companies of India”, pg 211-215
  • 01 March 2014 Presented a research paper at UGC Sponsored National Conference on ‘ Emerging Global Issues in Management Innovations’ held at Saurashtra University on ‘ Preliminary Study on Problems Pertaining to Customers of Non-Life Insurance’
  • January 2015 Volume 3, Issue 1 International Journal of Management Research ISSN 2394-4226 “Current Scenario and Future Prospects of E-Commerce in India”, Pg 26-31
  • April-June 2015 Volume No II Issue No IV, The Journal of Insurance Institute of IndiaISSN 2278- 6759, “A Theoretical Examination of Training and Development Activities Perspective of Non-Life Insurance Sector” Pg 62-71
  • 22nd June – 05th July 2015 attended 84 Hours of tutorials and practical training at Gujarat Technological University (GTU) on Advanced Data Analysis for Business Research Using Statistical Packages
  • September 10 2010 attended 2 days workshon on “Becoming a Effective Researcher in HRD and OD” at Academy of HRD Ahmedabad

ICICI Lombard General Insurance (Unit Sales Manager) (May’07- Aug’08)

  • Handling general insurance products of the company at ICICI retail Liabilities branch division
  • Assisting Sales Manager (Investment & Services in selling investment and financial products like life Insurance, Mutual Fund etc.
  • Generation of important leads through helping customers solving their queries and maintaining the relationship with Manager.
  • Banking and booking of the policy with the operations department of the company.

Space Exim Private Limited (Office Assistant) (Jul’04 -Apr’05)

Space Exim Private Limited is a Class B Import firm. It is based in Gandhidham with annual revenue of around 2 crores. High Speed Diesel and Gasoline are the major import products of the company.

  • Liaising with existing and new customers, Local authorities for ensuring proper co-ordination, reporting to the Director.
  • Preparing and maintaining relevant documents such as letters, notices and reports.
  • Maintaining of Import Documents, Sales Documents.
  • Making Financial Entries through Tally, Assisting Tax Consultant.