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Prof. Seema Khanvilkar

Professor of Business Communication

Ph.D., SNDT Women’s University, 2011.
Executive Education,Harvard Business School, 2009
M. A. University of Mumbai, 1988.
Major: English Literature

Curriculum Vitae

Seema Khanvilkar is a Ph.D. in Management in the area of Communication and has been teaching the mechanics of the language for the last 18 years. Seema is also a well known corporate trainer; she has trained middle level and senior management executives of both the private and the public sector in India as well as internationally.

Her clientele roster is impressive with corporates like Danieli, Pitney Bowes, JP Morgan, Larsen and Toubro, Mercedes Benz, Novartis, Perrigo, Schindler, Holcim, Maersk India Ltd., Reliance Industries, Eicher Volvo, Taj Group of Hotels, Jindal Steel, Gas Authority of India Ltd., National Thermal Power Corporation, Union Bank of India, Mahindra Insurance, to name some. She has also been the Communication Coach to the Managing Director of an MNC.

She holds workshops on Presentation Skills, Written Business Communication, Executive Presence, Business Etiquette, Business English, and Cross Cultural Sensitivity. Her teaching and training methodology is highly interactive where students and participants are given a hands-on experience in learning the course. Using live case studies, demonstrations, role plays and reflective exercises, Seema facilitates rather than teaches, and provides an experiential learning outcome for her students.

Seema has participated in the MBA Intensive Seminar at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary, in 2013 as well as in 2016. She is also a visiting professor at IAE-AIX Marseille Graduate School of Management, Provence, where she teaches a popular elective every year. A recipient of the Andrew Towl Foundation fellowship, she became a Harvard affiliate in 2009 when she attended the Global Programme on Participant Centred Learning at Harvard Business School, Boston.

Research Interests

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