About Me

Pratik Joshi

UGC-NET, MBA, BBA

Mobile No: +91-972-597-9947

Social Edupreneur having wide range of experience in teaching and practicing Entrepreneurship Education, Experiential (Vocational) Education, Core Education and Career Education.

Experience

  1. Academic Experience

Co-Founder & Trustee @ Drona Foundation, a Tata Institute of Social Sciences – School of Vocational Education (TISS-SVE) affiliated Hub, and only B.Voc Community College of Saurashtra. (Nov 2015 to Present)

  • Only Institute of Saurashtra offering B.Voc in Banking & Financial Services.
  • Currently having 130+ students in 4 different batches and 2 different specialization (i.e. Management, Enterepreneurship & Professional Skills – MEPS and Banking, Financial Services & Insurance – BFSI)
  • Responsible for overall smooth running of College, right from Affiliation, Staff Recruitment, Admissions, Marketing to Academic activities and placement.
  • Marketed this very new course without spending single penny as Marketing Expense and generated 70+ admissions in very first year of institute.
  • Placed 50+ students at 20+ companies in very first month of inception of College.

Assistant Professor @ Faculty of Management, Marwadi Education Foundation, a Gujarat Technological University (GTU) affiliated leading B-School in Gujarat. (Jan 2013 to S 2016)

  • Handled Academic as well as Marketing responsibilities of Faculty of Management.
  • Taught subjects like Entrepreneurship in PGDM and New Enterprise and Innovation Management, Principles of Management, Marketing Management in MBA.
  • Guided 20+ Post Graduation level Management Research Projects.
  • Participated in overall management and marketing of college fest “MAGNUS” for the year 2013, 2014, 2015.
  •   Successfully started Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) in PGDM and Student Startup Support System (S4) in MBA.
  •  Successfully implemented iTEP project for improvement of English Language skills of students of MBA.
  • Successfully led all students of MBA for the project of Global Country Study Report for the year 2015, also got recognition from VC, GTU.
  • Brought 20+ Schools and 10+ CMAT Coaching classes for campus visit and promotional seminars and built strong relationships with their trustees and owners.
  • Took 50+ Course marketing seminars for MAM, PGDM and MBA in various schools and colleges.

Assistant Professor @ Knowledge Gurukul Institute of Business Management, a Gujarat Technological University (GTU) affiliated B-School in Gujarat. (May 2010 to Jan 2012)

  • Handled Academic as well as Marketing responsibilities of whole institute.
  •  Taught subjects like Organizational Behavior, Change Management and Organizational Development, Human Resource Management, New Enterprise and Innovation Management, Principles of Management, Marketing Management in MBA.
  • Participated in overall management and marketing of college fest “STIMULUS”.
  • Successfully implemented RBW project, appreciated by VC of GTU for the same.
  • One of the member of college who stood loyal and fought hard for betterment of institute right from its inception in 2008 till wind up in 2013.
  1. Entrepreneurship Experience

Editor-in-Chief @ Career 108, a leading monthly tabloid of Saurashtra with span over 20,000+ students and 45+ Schools.  (March 2014 to Present)

  • Founder of this magazine and responsible for overall smooth running of the organization.
  • Looking after staff recruitment and their work right from content development, Designing, Printing, Distribution, Advertisement, Subscription management.
  • Expanded magazine in whole saurashtra region and made positive social brand image.
  • Took 100+ Seminars for Career Education in Saurashtra in various schools and Colleges.
  • Tapped esteemed clients for their continuous round the year Marketing like
    • Pathak Schools (One fo the largest School Management Chain of Saurashtra)
    • J K Shah Classes (India’s Leading CA Coaching institute),
    • Vivekananda Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism (Only Hotel Management institute of Saurashtra Region),
    • VIEC Institute (Leading institute for coaching for abroad studies),
    • Discover HR (Leading Distrance learning guide of Rajkot),
    • Atmiya Collge (one of the largest Multi-disciplinary institute of Saurashtra) etc.

Managing Director @ ECC Solutions Pvt. Ltd., company providing Marketing Support to schools and higher education institutions and industries at some point.  (May 2010 to Present)

  • Responsible for overall management and growth of the company (Previously known as enbiz / en buzyness soluzions)
  • Became youngest person to Sign an MOU with Government of Gujarat for “Experiential Learning” with Higher Education Department (Government of Gujarat), in Investment Summit 2011 with Education Minister Ramanlal Vohra and Vasuben Trivedi.
  • Handled management consulting projects in past for clients like
    • Siddhi Vinayak Communication Pvt. Ltd. – Developing promotional strategies
    • Ravi Education – Entrepreneurial Incubation project for schools of Saurashtra Region.
    • IT Netting –  Promotion of Hardware and Networking course in Gujarat
    • Paradise Electro Auto – Setting up distribution channel and promotion in Gujarat.
    • Avani Computers – Franchise development in Gujarat region.
    • Amardeep Grinders – Promotional strategy development
    • Fidel Pumps – Professional System Development and Installation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
    • EPP Composites Pvt. Ltd. – Human Resource Recruitment and Selection
    • Amul Industries Pvt. Ltd. – Human Resource Recruitment and Selection

Entrepreneurship Development Programs (EDPs)

  • Conducted Full Day long Entrepreneurship Development Program cum Workshop @ Shree V. J. Modha College, Porbandar. (Aug 2016)
  • Conducted 2 Days long Entrepreneurship Development Program cum Workshop @ Porbandar District Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Porbandar.(July-Aug 2016)
  • Conducted Full Day long Entrepreneurship Development Program cum Seminar @ Shree J. N. Ruparel Swaminarayan Institute of Management and IT, Porbandar. (September, 2015)
  • Conducted Half Day Entrepreneurship Development Program @ Akhil Saurashtra – Kutch Raghuvir Sena, Bhavnagar. (June 2015)

Finishing School Workshops

  • Conducted 5 Day long Finishing School Workshop on Basic Communication Skills, Employability Skills and Life Skills @ Government Polytechnic, Porbandar. (March 2017)
  • Conducted Week long Finishing School Workshop covering 36 hours of modules @ Bahauddin Science College, Junagadh.(April 2017)
  • Conducted 12 Days long Finishing School Workshop covering 35 hours @ H & H B Kotak Science College, Rajkot. (May, 2017)
  • Conducted Week Long Advanced Finishing School workshop on Life Skills @ Government Polytechnic, Porbandar. (May 2017)

Research Contribution

  • Developed and Conducted Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) for budding entrepreneurs.
  • Developed 8 Experiential modules for management subjects,for bridging gap between Industry-Academia in fields of Marketing, Finance & Portfolio Management, Human Resource Management, Information Technology, Event Management, Conceptual Development, Communication and Entrepreneurship.
  • Paper Presented in one of the GTU conference, on subject named asPGPM – Post Graduation Practices in Management as a Model for an Experiential Learning Pedagogy (ELP) for degrading MBA program in India: An Exploratory Approach for original Conceptual Framework”.
  • Written Research Proposalon “Modeling and implementation of Experiential Learning Pedagogy (ELP) to management education in India: An Exploratory Research for original Conceptual framework”.
  • Written Research Proposalon “Extracting, Analyzing and Relating Managerial principles from Ancient Indian Scriptures to the contemporary managerial System: An Exploratory Approach for original conceptual Framework”

Education

  1. Degree programs

MBA from Saurashtra University with throughout Distinction and being College Topper, Having Dual Specialization in Finance & Systems.

BBA from Saurashtra University with throughout First Class, Having Specialization in Advance Marketing Management.

  1. Certificate Programs
Program Name Issuing Authority Subject
UGC-NET University Grants Commission Management
Employ101x: Developing Employability in Students The University of Queensland, Australia Finishing School
Train the Trainer Program Tata Institute of Social Sciences Vocational Education
Faculty Development Program Gujarat Technological University HR Management, Marketing
Faculty Development Program Marwadi Education Foundation Advance Business Research
Faculty Development Program Atmiya Institute of Technology and Science Research Methodology
Jigyasu (Level-1) Sat Vichar Darshan Trust Ancient Indian Scriptures
Gyata (Level-2) Sat Vichar Darshan Trust Ancient Indian Scriptures

Academic Affiliations

Empanelled Trainer  – Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, Department of Education, Government of Gujarat

Life and Founder Member – Career Guidance Association (Gujarat)

Member – GTU Innovation Council (Gujarat Technological University – Udisha Club)

Member – Rajkot Management Association (RMA)

Co-ordinator – GTU Student Start-up Support System (S4)

Personal Information

Gender Male
Marital Status Married
Date of Birth 5th March, 1988
Strength Workaholic, Natural Presentation and Teaching skills, Self-starter, knowledge hungry, Aggressive Entrepreneurial Attitude, Good at Educational Marketing.
Languages Known English, Hindi, Gujarati
e-mail Address pratikjoshi5388@gmail.com,
Postal Address D3-702, Aangan, Adani Shantigram, Nr. Vaishno Devi Circle, SG Highway, Ahmedabad.
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