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PGDM – Dual Specialization
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PGDM – Quantitative Finance

About Narayana Business School

Narayana Business School (NBS) – A Leading Business School  in Ahmedabad, India, In the Journey of over 23 years with strong alumni base of 9000+ and a strong backing of core academicians as founders procure a vision to transform students into corporate ready professionals through continuous nurturing. NBS’s uniquely designed programs are based on the pedagogy of learning by doing approach through classroom simulations, case study approach, live projects & multiple corporate internships, comprising of theoretical & Practical knowledge-based training. All programs focus areas includes Marketing, Finance, HR, Business Analytics, Emotional Intelligence, Personal Branding, Public Speaking, Presentation Skills, IT Skills, Soft Skills, Intellectual IQ and much more, to enhance the students personality making them corporate ready and ensuring their excellence in all spheres of life.

NBS offers Four Contemporary and World Class Courses.

  • A Flagship Two-Year Full-time PGDM program (AICTE Approved) with Dual Specializations in The Domains of Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology (IT) and Operations Management
  • A Highly Specialized Two-year Full-time PGDM – Quantitative Finance Program (AICTE Approved)
  • A Highly Specialized Two-year Full-time PGDM – Data Science and Analytics (AICTE Approved)
  • An MBA Program in Affiliation with Gujarat Technological University with Specializations in Marketing, Finance and Human Resources.

About The Conference NBSIDRC - 2024

As the world changes fast, the traditional boundaries between academic and business research in managment are blurring, creating a new and innovative way of doing research. Doctoral scholars in Managment are at the forefront of this exciting change, witnessing a dramatic shift in how research is conducted. Technology is making the world smaller and changing the lives of many people, creating new challenges that were previously unthinkable.

The partnership between academic and business research in management is very important. The mix of data from academic institutions and practical insights from the business world offers a unique opportunity to find novel solutions for the complex problems of our time. This collaboration not only broadens the research area, but also speeds up the development and dissemination of cutting-edge knowledge among different groups.

Aim of NBSIDRC – 2024 is to bring together doctoral scholars and opinion leaders and to increase our understanding of emerging scientific issues and research methodologies relating to Business Managment, Economic, Social Sciences and Humanities. Please engage freely in discussions, share your ideas and build relationships among the group of international researchers.


NBSIDRC 2024 is scheduled for two days as follows :


May 17, 2024 : Pre-conference Research Workshop


May 18, 2024 : Plenary Sessions and paper Presentations in various tracks.


Dr Meghna Chhabra


Delhi School of Business (DSB),

New Delhi (India).

Dr Meghna Chhabra is an academician with more than 15 years of teaching and corporate experience across institutions in India. She has done her executive education in “Design Thinking” from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Her Research interests include Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and sustainability. Her corporate work experience includes associations with IDBI Bank and Induslnd Bank. She has worked on an Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) sponsored research project on the “Capacity Building of Women Entrepreneurs.” She is on the review board of many top-tier management journals and is a book editor with CRC Taylor and Francis, Springer, and Elsevier Publishing.

Dr Dhaval Maheta


Department of Business & Industrial Management,

Veer Narmad South Gujarat University,

Surat (Gujarat), India.

Dr Dhaval Maheta is a Prodigious academician, with more than two decades of a rich blend of academic and corporate experience. His expertise revolves around the application of quantitative techniques like SPSS, AMOS , ADANCO, Smart-PLS, Nvivo and many more. More than 40 of his prolific research papers have been published in national and international journals. A lot of budding researchers and data scientists are familiar with his name as his tutorials are readily available on youtube in simple and lucid language. His accomplishments include expert sessions as a key resource person for various Research Methodology workshops, including NITs and IIMS. His brilliant academic journey also consists of training over 10,000 faculties, professionals and bureaucrats in data analysis fields. Dr Dhaval Maheta specializes in teaching Quantitative Methods, Financial Management, Production Management, Research Methodology and Financial Derivatives.


Dr Hemant C. Trivedi

Director – MBA

Charutar Vidya Mandal University,

New Vallabh Vidyanagar,

Anand (Gujarat), India

Dr Hemant C Trivedi, with a distinguished career in academia spanning over 25 years, has contributed significantly to the field of management education. Formerly the Provost at C U Shah University in Surendranagar, Gujarat, he has also held prominent positions such as Senior Professor and Officiating Dean at The NorthCap University’s School of Management in Gurugram. His current endeavor involves developing an innovative MBA program at Charotar Vidya Mandal University in Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand.


His academic journey includes tenures at Flame University, Pune, School of Petroleum Management at PDPU Gandhinagr, and Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA). At MICA, he pioneered the PG Diploma Program in Retail Communications Management and an Executive Post Graduate Diploma Program in Communications Management. As Dean at the College of Management and Economic Studies at the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies in Dehradun and a Faculty member at Bhavnagar University’s MBA program, Dr Trivedi has left mark on management education.


A prolific author, Dr Trivedi has more than 30 publications in esteemed academic journals and conference proceedings to his name. His industrial experience spans over fifteen years in manufacturing and marketing industrial pumps and systems, including a role as Marketing Manager for the Gujarat Khadi Board (Marketing Trust) and an early stint with Diners Club Pvt Ltd.


An avid traveler, Dr Trivedi’s ‘Retail Yatra’ concept has taken him across India, imparting practical knowledge to his students. With over two decades of experience in academic administration, he continues to influence the future of business education through his commitment to academic innovation and strategic consulting in Technology Innovations, Strategic Marketing, and Retail.

Dr Sameer Rohadia


Business Intelligence Developer & IT Trainer,

Hannover, Germany

Prof. Dr Sameer Rohadia stands out as a seasoned Data Analyst and IT Educator in Hannover, Germany, with a passionate commitment to teaching, especially in data visualization. He possesses a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering and an MBA with an IT Specialization from M. S. University of Baroda, complemented by a Master’s in Data Science from the University of Bologna, Italy, and Ph.D. in ERP implementation from Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad. Boasting over Twenty years of pedagogical experience in Corporate & Business Management across India and Germany, Dr Rohadia has significantly contributed to professionals growth by conducting over 150 webinars & workshops and training more than 15,000 industry experts, academics & students in MS Power BI, Tableau, MS Excel & Google Sheets. He has also delivered over 50 sessions to students from Germany, Poland, and Slovenia.

His instructional domains encompass Big Data, MS Power BI, MS Excel, and Tableau. Furthermore, he has created a comprehensive collection of e-Learning materials on Big Data Visualization tools. His Credentials include Microsoft Certified Trainer, Microsoft Certified Power BI & Excel Professional, Tableau Desktop Specialist, Microsoft Certified Azure Professional, and Professional Scrum Master & Product Owner.

Call for Papers for NBS International Doctoral Research Conference (NBSIDRC - 2024)



Operations Management

General Management

Organizational Behaviour and Communication


Human Resources Management


Business Analytics

Information Management

Public Policy

Hospitality Management


Hospital Administration

Sports Administration

The Conference theme covers a wide range of topics, and we welcome submissions from authors who are interested in any of them. Besides the areas mentioned above, NBS International Doctoral Research Conference (NBSIDRC – 2024) also invites research papers on Economics, Econometrics, Education, Information Technology, Law and more. The aim of this conference is to provide a platform for researchers to share their work in these fields.

Research Workshop

A research workshop is scheduled on May 17, 2024. The Objectives of the Workshop are :

  • To enable research scholars to critically examine the prevailing approaches and paradigms in theoretical and empirical research
  • To introduce scholars to the essential methods, frameworks and tools for designing, conducting, and interpreting research in quantitative and qualitative traditions.
  • To familiarize scholars with the current trends and challenges in the philosophy and practice of management research, humanities and social science research

Who Should Attend

Research scholars, early career researchers and faculty members engaged in research

Fee Details

Participation Category

Indian Nationals

Foreign Nationals

Participation in Research Workshop only

INR 500 / Participant

USD 30

Paper Presentation / attending both days of Conference

INR 1500 / Manuscript

USD 50


  • Certificate of Presentation will be awarded to all paper presenters (Registration is mandatory). Two best research papers will be awarded Certificates of Merit.
  • Participation certificates will be awarded to those who have only participated and not presented any paper at the conference.
  • Participation certificates will be awarded to all those who attend the research workshop.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline                      : March 26, 2024


Notification of Abstract Acceptance        : March 29, 2024


Full Paper Submission Deadline                   : May 05, 2024


Notification of Paper Acceptance               : May 15, 2024

Registration Process

Step 1 : Submission of abstract in the word format.


Step 2 : Notification for acceptance of abstract.


Step 3 : Online Registration and payment for the conference.


Only original and unpublished research works are invited. Any submission which is identical or substantially similar to research already published, under review for conference or publication, will not be entertained. Papers with more than 10% plagiarism will be rejected.

Instruction to Authors for Abstract Submission

  1. Abstracts should be 250 – 300 words in length with 3 to 5 key words.


  1. Prepare your abstract in Microsoft Word (doc. or docx), Times New Roman – 12 Font Size.


  1. Submit your abstract via international_conference@nbs.edu.in


  1. Your abstract must show; the Paper title, name, institutional affiliation, contacts, both mobile and email.

Link to Registration


Mode of Conference

The conference will be held ONLINE. The schedule will be provided to the registered participants through emails.

Publication Opportunities

Some of the selected research papers will be sent for review and possible publication in journals Listed in Scopus, Web of Science, ABDC and UGC CARE. The final decision will depend on the reviewers’ feedback, quality and relevance of the submitted papers. The author(s) will have to bear any extra cost related to the publication process. 

Payment Details

Account Name        : Narayana Foundation (CURRENT ACC)

Bank Name               : HDFC Bank

Account Number   : 50200027535870

IFSC Code                 : HDFC0002534

Branch                         : Jilla Sadan, Collector Office,

                                           Subhas Bridge Circle, Ahmedabad – 380027

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Dr Amit Gupta, Founder Director, Narayana Business School

Dr Purvi Gupta, Founder Director, Nrayana Business School


Dr Harishchandra Singh Rathod, Director-Academics, Narayana Business School

Associate Dean-Gujarat Technological University


Dr Mahima Birla, Director-IQAC, Narayana Business School


Dr Indra Meghrajani

Associate Professor, NBS

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Dr Shivangi Shukla Bhavsar

Associate Professor, NBS

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Dr Imroz Mansuri

Assistant Professor, NBS

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Prof. Aditi Kaushik

Assistant Professor, NBS

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Prof. Hiral Sonkar

Assistant Professor, NBS



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