Arka Bhattacharya

Dean-Academics & Head-Corp. Relations at Vanguard Business School

Bengaluru Area, India

Product Stewardship Sales & Distribution strategic planning Entrepreneur Coaching User Growth User Experience Strategy
I currently work for Vanguard Business School. I am responsible for framing the curriculum and maintaining its Industry relevance. I also handle Corporate Relations, especially everything placement and internship related and also been very strongly involved in shaping the overall brand for Vanguard Business School.

Headed PFB business for Olam in Burkina Faso & Niger markets.Handling all importers for our entire range of Packaged Food products.Based at Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso

I was previously handling the entire Business Development and Brand Building Process for the Packaged Foods Business and upcoming FMCG brands in Benin, West Africa within the Olam Umbrella. Based at Cotonou, Benin.

Prior to my Benin stint , I had a four month stint in Indonesia with Olam as a Lateral Trainee. Stinted across businesses ranging from Cocoa, Coffee and Spices procurement; Dairy & Rice distribution;Finance function; and also completed a project to optimise fuel usage at the coffee processing unit in Lampung. Major exposure was to Commodity price risk management and hedging based risk optimisation strategies. Picked up Bahasa Indonesia.

In the past I have handled Marketing & Business Development for India's leading Education Service Provider T.I.M.E. Based at Vashi, Navi Mumbai, India

I've also extensively expanded and managed dealer networks as well as provided technical welding consultancy to various manufacturers for India's leading Welding Expertise Provider, ESAB. Based at Andheri/Vashi, Mumbai, India

TLDR version: Professional Educator and Academician. Non Amateur Metallurgy , Material Sciences and Welding and Surface Engineering+ Manufacturing. Amateur Physisicist. Amateur Data Science and Matematics.

My long term ultimate professional goals include becoming a serial entrepreneur especially in the areas of Greentech, Energy/Renewables, Agriculture/Commodities, Materials/ Metallurgy, Nanotech & Education.

Specialties: Edn.,Training, Placements, Sales & Distribn.

Head of Corporate Relations at VANGUARD BUSINESS SCHOOL

Jun 2012 - Present

Spearheading Corporate Interactions and creating a framework to harness Corporate Insights to help our Curriculum as well as Placements.

Dean - Academics at Vanguard Business School

Jun 2012 - Present

I head all academic initiatives at Vanguard Business School and the attempt is to ensure that are curriculum and students activities are in line with our vision of creating Industry Ready Front Line Managers

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