Dr. Kunal Gaurav
Ph.D. (Business Administration), MBA (Gold Medalist), PGDTD, ADM, AMT, FISBM
EThames College, Hyderabad
It’s a great honor to be the Principal of EThames College, Hyderabad at this important juncture in its evolution. Our vision is to be a globally renowned top tier business school that imparts quality education and unmatched learning experience in order to develop socially conscious future business leaders for the world.
EThames has distinguished itself by its excellent academic curriculum, world class infrastructure, research across management and related disciplines, support for entrepreneurs and contribution to society. Our 2000+ alumni who have completed degree with us are making significant impact in the society as corporate professionals and entrepreneurs. EThames has been an innovator in many respects. We have a complete bouquet of specializations offerings in management education. Our academic programs in management and commerce are specially designed to impart required skills in students to reach excellence and outperform in every assignment they take up. Our incubator Elabz has been established in partnership with IIT Hyderabad, T-Hub and TiE with the intention of helping undergraduate students to start their first venture.
EThames College, Hyderabad believes in PARIVARTANMEV STHIRMASTI – ‘the only constant is change’. We trust that the market is dynamic and ever changing and we are highly receptive to the changing environment. With this belief, we have introduced the most promising and demanding courses like BBA and BCOM with six new age specializations such as Digital Marketing & E-Commerce, Business Analytics, AI & Machine Learning, Banking Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI), Entrepreneurship & Family Business, and Blockchain & FinTech. We are focused on transforming and improving management education and are constantly working on bridging the gap between industry and academia with our new age specializations. Reflecting these strengths, we are consistently ranked among top 10 best colleges for undergraduate studies in India and we are ranked 7 in South India in the Times BBA Ranking Survey. Our partnership with Coursera Inc. allows our students to access and complete world-class courses and global certification programs developed by some of the best universities of the world.
We leave no stone unturned in transforming ordinary students into extraordinary business professionals. Instead of solely relying on lecturing, our faculty members use balanced mix of teaching pedagogies such as case teaching, simulations, role plays, management games, storytelling, project-based learning etc. to teach various subjects. In addition, we actively engage our students with various academic and non – academic clubs to help students ensure holistic growth. These clubs also ensure building resilient connect with the industries not just for modernizing the course curriculum as per industry requirement but also for outstanding placements.
EThames also has the experience and the expertise to understand the momentous transformation underway on account of the Digital Revolution. There is excellent opportunity for all the stakeholders of EThames to take this understanding to the next level. The next few years at EThames are definitely going to be exciting and life changing. I am excited to be part of this revolutionary journey.