CENTRE FOR GLOBAL BUSINESS STUDIES
Gujarat Technological University

Mr. Keyur Darji

Deputy Director
PG Research Centre for Global Business Studies
Gujarat Technological University
Chandkheda, Ahmedabad – 382424, Gujarat (India)
Cell No.: +91 9727596186, +91 8866098866
E-mail: darjikeyur@rediffmail.com, research.gbs@gtu.edu.in




Mr. Keyur Darji is presently working as Deputy Director in PG Research Centre for Global Business Studies at Gujarat Technological University. He is a Chemical Engineer and has done M.B.A. in Marketing with First Class. He has qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by University Grant Commission- 2012 in the subject ‘Management’. Currently he is pursuing Ph.D. in Management discipline. He has sound academic experience of 7 years at Post Graduate Level and 4 years of Industry experience as a Regional Sales Head in Pharmaceutical Industry. He has participated in many International and National Conferences and Seminars in India and abroad. He has published and presented various Research Papers in conferences at National and International level. At GTU, he looks after activities of Centre for Global Business studies (CGBS), managing Global Country Study Program (GCSR), developing and maintaining close relations with various International Agencies, Embassies, Universities and Corporates, designing and executing the MoUs with Foreign Universities and Corporate for Academic Exchange, Training and Recruitment, coordinating various activities carried out in Indo – German, Indo- Canadian and Indo-East Asian study centers and also handling the Contributor Personality Development Program (CPDP) cell as an In-Charge of the program. International Business, Strategic Management, Consumer Behavior and Integrated Marketing Communications are his core areas of interest in Teaching and Research.

Dr. Kaushal A. Bhatt

Assistant Professor,
Faculty of Management
PG Research Centre for Global Business Studies
Gujarat Technological University
Chandkheda, Ahmedabad – 382424, Gujarat (India)
Cell No.: +91 9879739171
E-mail: ap1_cgbs@gtu.edu.in, dr.kkabhatt@gmail.com




Dr. Kaushal Bhatt is an Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management, PG Research Centre for Global Business Studies at Gujarat Technological University. He has sound academic experience of 9 years at Post Graduate Level and 2 years of Industry experience at Managerial level. Dr. Bhatt has earned Doctorate of Philosophy and Master of Philosophy (University First) degrees from Department of Commerce and Business Administration, Saurashtra University. He has obtained two Master Degrees i.e. M.B.A. with Finance Specialization and M. Com. (Silver Medalist) with Advanced Management Accounting specialization. He has successfully undergone Faculty Development Program at IIM-K (Indian Institute of Management – Kozhikode). He holds highly reputed AMT (Accredited Management Teacher) certificate of AIMA (All India Management Association), New Delhi.


Dr. Bhatt has participated in more than dozen of International and National Conferences and Seminars in India and abroad. He has published 23 Research Papers in refereed Journals and 7 Research Papers in Conference Proceedings at National and International level at France, US, UK and India. He is recognized Ph. D. Supervisor in Faculty of Management at GTU and guiding research scholars for their doctoral work. He has two books on his name i.e. “Performance Evaluation of Commercial Banks through CAMEL Approach" and “Contemporary Issues in Accounting” which were published by an International Publication house in Germany. He is an eminent reviewer of “Emerald’s Managerial Finance” Journal, USA. He is also a member of editorial board of International Journal of Advanced Research in Management and Social Sciences, United Kingdom (UK), International Journal of Economics and Finance published by Canadian Center of Science and Education (CCSE) Canada, African Journal of Business Management, South Africa and Standard International Journal of India. He is life member of (AIMS) All India Management Scholar - International, USA, (FMA) Financial Management Association, University of South Florida, US, (IAA) Indian Accounting Association and (ICA) Indian Commerce Association, India. His area of interest includes Research Methodology, Financial and Management Accounting, Behavioral Finance, Banking & Insurance, International Business etc.

Dr. Sarika Srivastava

Assistant Professor
PG Research Centre for Global Business Studies (CGBS)
Gujarat Technological University
Chandkheda, Ahmedabad (Gujarat - India)
Contact No: 09724359232
Email: ap2_cgbs@gtu.edu.in




Dr. Sarika Srivastava is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Centre for Global Business Studies, Gujarat Technological University- Ahmedabad. She has completed her MBA in Information Technology and Finance with distinction and Ph.D. in the area of ‘Behavioural Finance’ from Banasthali University, Rajasthan. She has qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) with 74% conducted by University Grant Commission- 2012 and UP State Level Eligibility Test (UPSLET) -2004 in the subject Management.


She has published and presented more than 25 research papers in National and International Journals / Conferences. Her research paper was selected for best paper award in International Conference on ‘Gujarat Model of Governance’. She has attended and organized various Faculty Development Programs (FDP), workshops and seminars. She is dynamic and diligent professional with 10 years of industrial and teaching experience. At GTU, She is successfully handling the charge of Conference Section, managing Global Country Study Program (GCSR), coordinating meetings with foreign delegations and other activities for promoting CGBS. She is extensively interested in the research work along with administrative assignments. Her areas of interest include Financial Management, Strategic Financial Management, Economics for Managers, Cost Accounting and Investment Banking.