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Email: sistec.mbahod@sistec.ac.in

Prof. Somen Mitra

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Prof. Somen Mitra has been associated with School of Management Studies at Sagar Institute of Science and Technology (SISTec-MBA), Bhopal, since July, 2020. He is pursuing his Ph.D from the prestigious ‘Aligarh Muslim University’ and holds a PGDBM from Institute of Modern Management, Calcutta. He has also cleared UGC-NET (Management), holds an “Advanced Diploma in Management’ from AIMA, New Delhi and cleared ICWA Inter Stage II from “The Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India”.

Prof. Mitra, a veteran of 20 years of combined experience in academia and industry, was associated with Prestige Institute of Management and Research (PIMR), Indore for 2 years and spent more than 5 years with ITM University Gwalior. Before joining academics, he was in the industry for 13 years and has worked with reputed brands like ICICI Prudential; Aditya Birla Financial services Group etc. and received significant accolades. His areas of interest include Financial Management, Banking and Financial Services, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management, Financial Markets, Risk Management & Insurance etc. He is credited with 13 publications including 5 cases published by The Case Centre, England and is also a recipient of “Best Paper Award” for one of his research papers presented at IIT Roorkee. Certified with ‘NCFM-AMFI’ module and ‘Life Insurance Certification’ from ‘Insurance Institute of India’, he had also been instrumental in launching and operationalizing three industry oriented MBA programs in his previous assignments.

Specialization

  • Subject: Financial Management, Banking and Financial Services, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management, Financial Markets, Risk Management & Insurance

Paper Presentations:

 

  1. Presented a paper titled “An Estimation of Nifty-50 Volatility using GARCH Model” at the “International Conference (EICBI-19)” held during November 8-9, 2019 at SRMSCET, Bareilly.

 

  1. Presented a paper titled “An empirical study on working capital management performance and profitability analysis of Indian pharmaceutical companies” at the “6th India Finance Conference (International)” held during December 18-21, 2016 at IIM, Ahmedabad.

 

  1. Presented a paper titled “A study on integration of India’s Stock Market with Global Markets” at “International Seminar on Changing Economic Parameters and Prospects of Growth in India and South Asia” held during 5-7 February, 2016 at Department of Economics, University of Lucknow.

 

  1. Presented a paper titled “A study on the Changing Scenario of Life Insurance Industry in India “at “GNU-FMS International Conference on Accounting, Taxation and Finance (GCeMP2K12) during Jan 23-24, 2012.

MDPs / FDPs / Workshops/Seminars

  • Forty First National Case Writing Workshop organized by PIMR Indore (May 23-25, 2019)
  • Fortieth National Case Writing Workshop organized by PIMR Indore(Jan 4-6, 2019)
  • National Workshop on Quality Enhancement Practices in Course Curriculum Design and Development organized by PIMR Indore (June 13-15, 2019)
  • National Workshop on Revised NAAC Accreditation Framework organized by PIMR Indore and NAAC(April 25, 2019)
  • Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights organized by PIMR IPR Cell(May 11, 2019)
  • Two day MDP on “Corporate Valuation” by Professor Satyajit Dhar (Department of Business Administration under  Faculty of Engineering, Technology and Management, University of Kalyani, West Bengal) conducted at ITM University Gwalior (January 30-31, 2016)
  • Two day Workshop on “Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modelling (PLS-SEM)” by Professor Joseph F. Hair (Kennesaw State University, Georgia, USA) conducted at ITM University Gwalior (January 15-16, 2015)
  • “FDP on Effective Teaching Pedagogy in Management Education” by Professor N. Ravichandran, (IIM Ahmedabad), on 4th September, 2014 (Conducted at ITM University Gwalior).
  • 7 day National Workshop on “Research Methodology on Management and Statistical Analysis Using IBM SPSS Statistics 21.0 organized by ITM University Gwalior (9-15 December 2013)

 

 Software exposures

  • SPSS; Gretel; PLS-SEM

Conference/Workshop Highlights

Research Credentials

Publications: Journals

1. Bakshi, Avijit and Mitra, Somen (2020). Role of IPC in NPA Resolution in India, Prestige International Journal of Management and Research, ISSN: 0974-6080, Vol. 11, No. 3, Jan 2020, indexed in proquest, SJIF Impact Factor-6.841

 

2.  Bakshi, Avijit, Medhi, Plabita and Mitra, Somen (2019). Determinants of Listing Gains in IPO in Indian Market, Prestige International Journal of Management and Research, ISSN: 0974-6080, Vol. 11, Issue 3, March 2019

 

3. Mitra, Somen and Bakshi, Avijit (2017). Impact of Corporate Governance on Profitability of Banks: A Study on Listed Indian Banks, Journal of Global and Business Strategy, ISSN: 0976-4925, Vol. 9, Issue 1 (January-December)

 

Publications: Conference Proceedings (Full Paper)

  1. Changle, Ravi and Mitra, Somen (2019). “Application of Natural Language Processing Techniques to Process Consumer Complaints: With Reference to Comcast Consumer Complaints at Kaggle” published in a book titled “Global Information and Business Strategies” published by “Gitarattan International Business School, New Delhi. (ISBN No: 978-93-5396-229-6), Vol. 10, pp.221-230.
  2. Changle, Ravi and Mitra, Somen (2019). “An Empirical Analysis of Global Green Indices for Hedging Climate Risk” published in a book titled “Global Information and Business Strategies” published by “Gitarattan International Business School, New Delhi. (ISBN No: 978-93-5346-477-6), Vol. 9, pp.113-122.
  3. Mitra, Somen & Kumar, Sunil (2017). “A Study on Investors’ take on the Life insurance Segment in India” published in a book titled “Global Information and Business Strategies” published by Gitarattan International Business School, New Delhi. (ISBN No.: 978-93-5267-544-9), pp. 86-94.
  4. Mitra, Somen; Chauhan, Rakhi, & Kushwaha, Prashant (2015). “A Study on Consumer Perception and Awareness about Life Insurance at Gwalior Region” published in a book titled “Innovations in Service” published by Bharti Publications, New Delhi. (ISBN No.: 978-93-81212-93-6), pp. 43-60.
  5. Mitra, Somen & Ghosh, A.K.(2012).“ A Study on the Effect of Attrition over Financial Performance of the  Companies in Life Insurance Sector in India “ at “ National Conference on Emerging Challenges for Sustainable Business” held during June 1st to 2nd, 2012, at Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee and was awarded the “ Best Paper “ on “HRM & OB Category “. (Conference publication, ISBN: 978-93-81583-46-3, pp, 731-749)

 

Publications: Case Studies

 

 

 

 

  • “Time Dilemmas in the Indian Context”; The Case Centre, England [Case id: 318-0283-1; Link:  https://www.thecasecentre.org/educators/products/view?id=156716]

Career Highlights

  • Has 13 Years of experience in Industry mainly in the Financial Services sector (9.5 years of experience in Life Insurance, 2 years in Financial Distribution & Wealth Management and 1.5 years in Logistics)
  • Worked in Leadership roles in industry for more than 7 years and have exposure in Branch Operations, Profit centre Management, Distribution, Sales Development and Domain Training
  • Worked closely with Mckinsey & Co., the external advisor to Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance Co. Ltd. For the project “BSLI Way’
  • Demonstrated superior performance, team management and turn around skills and won several accolades in corporate career including national level recognitions from HOS, CEO and MD.
  • 7 years of academic experience (5 years at ITM University Gwalior and 2 years at Prestige Institute of Management & Research (PIMR), Indore.
  •   Served a full term of 3 years as HOD at ITM University, Gwalior
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