Dwarika Prasad Uniyal

Dwarika Prasad Uniyal, Associate Professor & Assistant Dean Executive Education, IIM Kashipur (Dehradun Campus)

Dr Uniyal started his career as a Manager in a retail firm and learnt the basics of the business. After his corporate stint, he has been teaching at premier business schools in India and Middle East in various academic capacities. He was the Founding Dean (Academic) of Jindal Global Business School, O P Jindal Global University where he was instrumental in setting up a new business school. In an academic career spread over a decade and half, he served as faculty member in premier Business Schools like S P Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai; SPJGSM, Dubai-Singapore (where as a founder faculty member he helped build the global business school in Dubai) and Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA). He launched two programmes at MICA namely PG Programme in Retail Communications Management (PGPRCM) and PG Programme in Communications for Executives (PGPCMX). He has also been a visiting faculty to many premier business schools like IIM Indore, SPJIMR, Mumbai, MICA, Ahmedabad, XIM Bhubeneswar, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, NID Ahmedabad, SPJGSM Dubai, etc.

He was invited by Govt. of India to serve as Professor of Management in India's premier Academy LBSNAA, Mussoriee to train India's Civil Servants. He was also nominated by Govt. of India as national expert in Retailing in Asian Productivity Organization, Tokyo. He was also nominated by DOPT to attend an International Programme on Developmental Evaluation (IPDET) at Carleton University, Canada.

He also serves on the Board of Management of leading academic institutes in Uttarakhand and advisory board of few start up firms of his ex-students and mentors them regularly.

He has co-authored bestselling text book titled "Managing Retailing", which was published by Oxford University Press. For his research work, he has been awarded Distinguished Research Fellow as well as Young Global Scholar awards in the past. He has published widely in International Journals and is member of editorial and review boards of academic journals. Over the years he has been invited to deliver keynotes lectures and conduct workshops and corporate training programmes across US, UK, Middle East, Japan, China, South East Asia and India.