Name : Dr. Mrs. Vishakha Apte

Designation : Professor

Email: vsapte@siberindia.edu.in

Qualifications: Doctorate in Economics

Vishakha Apte is a Professor, consultant and management learning facilitator has more than 25 years of academic experience. She is head of Industry Institute Cell of CSIBER College, Head of Entrepreneurship Development Cell of CSIBER College and also heads the Admission Committee of the college. She is an alumnus IIM-A through Faculty Development Program.


 Doctorate of Philosophy in Economics from Economics Department of Shivaji University, Kolhapur, with specialization in International Business.

M.Phil. from SIBER Kolhapur. Doctorate in Economics from Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

M.A. in 1st class with specialization-Industrial Economics from Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda.

B.Com. in 1st class with Marketing specialization from M.S. University of Baroda.  

Faculty Development Training from IIM-Ahemadabad. Cleared SET exam in 1999.

Secured Rank in Gujarat Board in 10th and 12th examination.

Professional Experience:

Working as a Professor in MBA Department of CSIBER since August 2016.

Director/Principal of Kolhapur Institute of Technology’s Institute of Management education and Research from June 2011-august 2016.

Worked as a Professor at Indira School Of Business Studies, Pune.

Served as a lecturer and Coordinator of MBA section of Deshbhakt Ratnappa Kumbhar College of Commerce, Kolhapur for 12 years.

Served as Lecturer of Business economics at M.S. University of Baroda for 7 yrs.    

Worked several times important committees of Shivaji University, like LIC committee, Affiliation committee, Faculty and Director’s selection committee, paper setting and syllabus committee.

Published papers in journals attended and organized seminars and workshops and management events.

Other Interests:

Core committee member of Confederation of Indian Industries.

Founder Convener of CII ‘Indian women Network’ in Kolhapur Chapter.

Resource persons for training programs on communication skill, Professional Skills, Soft skills, group discussion, motivation, entrepreneurship and innovation. Presented a Radio talk on Women Managers in India, social entrepreneurship and Indian Economic issues.


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