Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad
 
Vikas Gupta

Adjunct Faculty

Area: Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

vgupta@imt.edu

Education
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (2003). Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA).
Company Secretary (C.S.). Corporate Laws (2001). Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), New Delhi.

 

Courses
Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Economic Environment, Public Policy

 

Research Interests
Entrepreneurship, Public Policy, Venture Funding, E-Commerce

 

Reviews and Case Study:

Case Study – Sulabh International: Social Transformation Through Sanitation (Published in Vikalpa, April 2009)
Developed a public policy case study on Sulabh, a pioneering organisation in public sanitation in India. The case study revolves around the challenges before the organisation in fulfilling its goal of universal sanitation in India. (Published in Vikalpa, IIMA Journal in April 2009)

 

Articles/Papers Published:

Initiating E-governance in Indian Public Distribution System
The paper identified institutional problems with the current Public Distribution system in India and charts out an alternative system that comprises self-governing institution, follows the dynamics of market forces and is politically acceptable. The paper envisages a delivery mechanism that provides robust information platform to reach out to the disadvantaged and strives to achieve the objectives of an ideal public distribution system. (Accepted for International conference on E-governance, Lahore University, December 2005)

Augmenting Entrepreneurship among the Privileged Class
The article explored the reasons for lack of entrepreneurial zeal among the educated classes of India and linkages between management education and entrepreneurship development. The article listed out institutional level reforms by management institutes and financial institutions to engender and encourage entrepreneurship among the management graduates. (Published in ICFAI Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, December 2005)

 

Management Development Programmes

  • Management Development Program: ‘Creativity and Problem Solving’. Conducted for the senior scientists of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). (2005-2009).
  • Leadership Development Programme: ‘Appreciating the Macro Environment’. Conducted for the community leaders of “Chinmay Tapovan Trust”, an acclaimed rural NGO and micro-financing organization. November 2004.
  • Executive Development Program: ‘Policy environment in Energy Sector in India’. Conducted for the middle-level executives of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). June 2005.
  • School Leadership program: ‘Session on Collaborative Learning’. Conducted for the School Principals. May 2005.
  • Teachers’ Development program: Sessions on ‘Collaborative Learning and Creativity in Teaching’. Conducted for the Army School Teachers. June 2005.

Academic Experience

  • Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad. Courses Taught: Perspectives in Leadership through Literature, Entrepreneurship Management, Managerial Economics, Values & Ethics. Research pursuits: Introduced Public Policy area in MBA course curriculum. (January 2005 – 2012)
  • International Management Institute, New Delhi. Courses Taught: Strategic Implementation, Entrepreneurship

Professional Experience
Managing Director. Compark E-Services Pvt. Ltd. (www.comparkgroup.com). Founded and managing one of the leading companies in the field of e-governance and online services. Compark has a network of 12000 centers all over India and a distribution network of over 250 affiliates. Company has also ventured in online education and mobile banking. (2008 onwards)

 

Achievements and Awards

  • Identified as an upcoming leader in disability area by ABILIS Foundation, Finland and chosen to attend “World Social Forum” as their delegate at Mumbai in January 2004.
  • Selected and undergone ‘Leadership Development Program’ in Human Rights by Action Aid India (October 2004)
  • Scholarship from “Institute of Company Secretaries of India” (ICSI) for excellent performance in C.S. Foundation and Inter examinations (1999-2000)