Dr. D. K. Batra, who carries about two-and-a-half decades of experience in Academia with well known institutions including NIFT, FORE School of Management, and NIMS, has joined as Director, Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi.
Online PR News – 07-April-2012 – Noida, UP – Dr. D. K. Batra, who carries about two-and-a-half decades of experience in Academia with well known institutions including NIFT, FORE School of Management, and Netaji Subhash Institute of Management Sciences (NIMS), has joined as Director, Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi.
He took charge as Director of the institute with effect from April 3, 2012.
Speaking to MBAUniverse.com on his appointment, he said that the new role has given him an opportunity to work with a brand that has always focused on quality of its education.
On his new role, Dr. Batra said that he will focus on more research in the institute. “Asia Pacific Institute of Management is already an established brand with its high quality of education. I will do my best to take this mission forward and strengthen the level of research in the institute to further enhance the overall quality of the institution,” he said.
Prior to his current role in Asia Pacific Institute of Management, he has worked as Director and Vice President (New Projects), Netaji Subhash Institute of Management Sciences. He also worked as Senior Professor and Programme Director PGDM (International Business management) at FORE School of Management.
A Ph. D in Management, Dr. Batra has been a UNDP Research Fellow to the EU & Brazil in the Product Development Area and has been earlier to University of East London, UK as UNDP fellow. Dr Batra also carries years of experience in Training and Consulting.
Dr Batra did his MBA in Marketing from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi after graduating in B.Tech (Textile Technology).
He started his career in 1988 as Regional Sales Executive in Shaw Wallace & Co. After a stint of two years in the company, Dr Batra joined National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi and worked there for 18-years in various senior positions including Head- Academic Affairs of eleven NIFT centers in India & Chairperson, Fashion Management Studies and Head International Linkages.
Dr Batra also worked as Advisor to Ministry of Information Technology project on Human Body Measurement. He also provides Consultancy & Training services to corporate. Currently, he is consultant to International trade center Geneva, UNCTAD.
Established in 1996, Asia-Pacific Institute of Management is a premier Business School in Delhi NCR. The institute offers four two-year full time post-graduate level programs including PGDM with specialization in Finance, Marketing, International Business and Human Resources.
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