Dr. Radha Shyam Iyer

PROFESSOR at K J Somaiya Institute of Management

  • Department:
    General Management (Entrepreneurship, Business Communication, Strategy)
  • Institute:
    K J Somaiya Institute of Management
  • Location:
    Vidyavihar - Mumbai
  • Email Address:


  • Contact Details:

    Landline No. : 02267283112

    Extension No. : 3112

  • Office Address :

    Cabin no 54, First floor, SIMSR Institute Building, SIMSR, Vidyavihar, Mumbai 400077

  • Timings For Visitors:

    Mon - Fri 10.00 am - 6.00 pm

  • Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Radha Iyer is a Professor and the Area Chairperson for the General Management area with K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR). Along with seventeen years of experience in academia, she has a decade plus of industry experience with organizations like The Great Eastern Shipping Company, Marico Industries and Indian Hotels.

She has a Master's in Administration Management ( MAM)  from JBIMS and PhD in Learning & Development from SNDT - Mumbai. She has facilitated management development programmes for various organizations in the areas of human resource management, innovation and entrepreneurship. Her consultancy assignments as an assessor span organizations in the hospitality, tourism, IT, Pharmaceuticals and banking industry. She has been a visiting faculty at IIM Ranchi. She heads the Innovation & Entrepreneurship cell and the base of the pyramid community initiatives at SIMSR. Currently she facilitates courses on entrepreneurship, design thinking, innovation, social entrepreneurship & managing new ventures.

She is the recipient of multiple awards for teaching. Her contribution to literature, are in the area of entrepreneurship & management development.

PhD,SNDT - Mumbai,2011

Masters in Administration Management,University of Mumbai,1996

B.A,,University of Mumbai,1990

Diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology,IHMCTAN - Mumbai ( Dada Catering) Pune Tech. Board,1984


  • K J Somaiya institute of Management Studies & Research, Professor, February 2003 - Present
  • institute of integrated Learning in Management, Assistant Professor, January 2000 - July 2000
  • K J Somaiya institute of Management Studies & Research, Lecturer, July 1997 - June 1998
  • Non Academic

  • The Great Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd., Assistant Manager Administration, July 1992 - October 1995
  • Marico industries Limited, Administration Assistant, September 1987 - July 1992
  • indian Hotels Company Limited, Assistant Housekeeper, July 1981 - September 1987
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human resource Management
  • Assessor for Competency development Centers
  • Mentor for pre- seed stage entrepreneurs
  • Consulted & created a Human resource policy for two mid-size entrepreneurial organizations in steel and adhesives.

  • Best faculty entrepreneurship education, awarded by NITIE & NSTEDB Bombay, 2008.
  • Best faculty advisor Students in Free Enterprise SWC, awarded by Students in Free Enterprise 2010.
  • Chairperson for entrepreneurship & innovation @ SIMSR - Recipient of High impact entrepreneurship campus – Government of india Ministry of skill development & entrepreneurship, National entrepreneurship network, 2014-15.
  • Best teacher in general management award, awarded by LOKMAT National Education Leadership Awards Bombay, 2015.
  • Best Professor teaching in general management award, awarded by ABP news, National Education Awards, 2016.
  • The Kai Yang Award, Best Paper from Taiwan in honor of Dr. Kai Yang, at the 64th World Congress of the international Council for Small Business (ICSB) Conference at Cairo, Egypt, 2019
  • Teaching award for entrepreneurship by the Higher Education forum, 2019
  • Approved as a PhD supervisor with University of Mumbai
  • Member of selection committee for Ph.D. admission process at Alkesh Dinesh Mody institute for Financial & Management Studies, University of Mumbai, 2019.
    1. Arkema
    2. Bank of Baroda
    3. Department of atomic Energy & Nanavati Hospitals.
    4. Dow Chemicals
    5. Entrepreneurship Development institute.
    6. Executive recruiter’s association
    7. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
    8. Godavari Bio refineries Limited
    9. Godavari Sugars
    10. Godrej & Boyc
    11. INA Bearings Ltd
    12. income Tax additional commissioners
    13. indian institute of insurance.
    14. indian Navy
    15. industrial Welfare Association of Dombivili
    16. K. J. Somaiya institute of Engineering & information technology
    17. Maharashtra Energy Regulatory Commission
    18. Mahindra Farm Equipment
    19. MITCON engineers & consultant services
    20. Mumbai police
    21. National Entrepreneurship Network
    22. Owens Corning
    23. Power system operation corporation ( POSOCO)
    24. Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Association
    25. Reliance infrastructure Ltd.
    26. Stree Mukti Sanghatna - (NGO)
    27. Sujan Barre
    28. Thane entrepreneurs Network (TEN)
    29. The final Touch academy (FITA
    30. The institute of Chartered Accountants india
    31. University of Mumbai -Faculty from engineering, pharmaceutical and other institutes, Zoology