Adjunct Faculty - Strategy, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
Professor Kalyan Chakravarty has been in the field of Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management for well over four decades. He is one professional from India who has the rare distinction of having been able to blend his brilliant academic background with decades of corporate experience and training in the management of human resources at the senior most levels.
He is a B.Sc in Chemistry, followed by a Masters in Applied Psychology bagging a Gold Medal for having secured the First Position in the First Class, from the Department of Applied Psychology, University of Calcutta. He is a Postgraduate in Business Management from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore and Indian Institute of Management Calcutta.
In the early eighties, he was the youngest guy ever in the history of the then Warner-Lambert Co., USA, to have risen to the level of Regional Director-Human Resources, South East Asia/India Region with the total HRD responsibilities for eleven Warner-Lambert affiliates in the region. He is the proud recipient of R N Bangur Memorial All India Award for significant contributions in the field of Business Management and Human Resources Development.
With over three decades of relevant corporate experience at the top levels in human resource management in diverse industry sectors, he gained substantial international experience both in teaching and consulting with a host of globally respected companies like Siemens, J&J, GSK, Unilever and many Indian houses of repute. His contributions had received national and international recognition from almost every professional organization in the field like Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD), National HRD Network, National Management Association, ASTD and various Chambers of Commerce and Industry across the nation. He was a Professor at SPJIMR, Mumbai and IMI New Delhi earlier.
After having taught at a few reputed B-Schools in Los Angeles, for eleven years, he returned to India recently to teach at IMI Kolkata and a few other reputed B-Schools in India.