Dr. Minu Mehta

Associate Dean and Professor

Ph.D (Economics)

Certified Leadership Trainer, Grid, USA

Interest Areas Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Holistic Education


  • Academic and Leadership experience of more than 29 years in a wide spectrum of functions including Academic Management, International Collaborations, Corporate Interaction, Curriculum Design and Accreditation
  • Professor and Head of Academics at IES’s Management College and Research Centre, Mumbai for PGDM, MMS, MMM, MFM and MIM programs, 2007-2023
  • Senior Lecturer and NSS Program Officer at DAV College, Mumbai for M.Com and B.Com programs, 1993-2007

Research Fellowship

Received Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) Research and Innovation Fellowship and grant,   2017-18


  • Women Entrepreneurs and Information Communication Technology: The Journey from Intention to Usage, Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Economies, Sage, Apr 2022
  • A Foundation Course in Human Values and Professional Ethics: Presenting a Universal Approach to value Education through Self Exploration, International Journal of Concerns, Complexities and Dialogues, 1, Issue 1, Mar 2021
  • Incorporating Human Values in Higher Education: An Initiative by All India Council of Technical Education: Evolving Discussions, Bodhi International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Science, 5, Issue 2, ISSN No- 2456-5571, Jan 2021
  • Technology Engagement in Women Led Businesses: Extending the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology, AIMS Journal of Management, 6, Issue1, ISSN No-23956852, Jul 2020
  • Academic Choices and Perceptions of Success by Students in Mumbai: An Analysis of Socio-Cultural Factors, Success in Higher Education Transitions to, within and from University, Macquarie University, Australia, Springer Publications, Feb 2017
  • A Case of Metta Spa: From Impairment to Empowerment,, Entrepreneurship in the Era of Globalization, Editors; Dr W.C. Singh and Prof Ibohal Meitei, Sunmarg Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi, ISBN : 978-93-82606-09-3, Jun 2014
  • Human Capital Creation through the Application of Adam Grant’s Give and Take Model: An Empirical Analysis, Reinventing Issues in Business Management and Research, Editors: Dr Ajay K Rajan and De Suman Pahal, Bharti Publications, C-1/181 Nand Nagri, Delhi- 110093, ISBN 978-93-81212-49-3, Nov 2013
  • Social Media and Micro Entrepreneurs: Lifestyle Marketing, Journal of Entrepreneurship Management, 1, Issue 3, ISSN No- 0975-1815, Oct 2013
  • Amartya Sen as a Nonfiction Writer, Muse India, Issue 51, ISSN No- 0975-1815, Oct 2013
  • Grey Stories, Histories and Herstories - Mainstreaming the Subaltern, Muse India
  • Issue 43, ISSN No- 0975-1815, Jun 2012
  • Public Choices and Private Voices: Capabilities, Functionings and Agency, Muse India, Issue 41, ISSN No- 0975-1815, Feb 2012
  • Looking through the Identity Lens: A Cross Cultural Perspective with Special Reference to Taslima Nasreen’s Lajja, Muse India, Issue 36, ISSN No- 0975-1815, Mar 2011
  • Emergence of IT as a Backbone of Logistics, Spectrum Journal, Kohinoor Business School and Centre for Management Research, Jun 2009

 Papers Presented- International

  • Empowering Women Entrepreneurs through Technology Adoption: A Narrative-Based Examination, 4th International Conference on Economic Growth and Sustainable Development: Emerging Trends, Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development, Mysuru, Nov 2018
  • Determinants of Entrepreneurial Intention among experienced working professionals in Mumbai, International Conference on Entrepreneurship and Family Business, Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, IIT Mumbai and University of North Texas, Jan 2018
  • Digital Inclusion and Micro Entrepreneurs: Strategies to bridge the Digital Divide, International Conference on Finance and Economics: Innovation, Disruption and Transformation in Financial Markets, IBS, Mumbai, India, Apr 2017
  • Management Education: Content and Delivery in the context of Globalisation, International conference on Impact of Globalisation on Management Education - Curriculum to Careers, International School of Management Excellence & Quality Council of India, Bangalore, India, Dec 2010
  • Internet as a Teaching-Learning Enabler in the Context of Management Education, International Conference on Technology and Business Management, Al-Ghurair University,Dubai, UAE, Apr 2009
  • Emergence of IT as Backbone of Logistics, International Research Conference, Kohinoor Business School, Khandala, India, Mar 2009
  • Entrepreneurship Education: From the Business of Learning to the Learning of Business, 8th International Entrepreneurship Forum, MICA, Ahmedabad, India, Dec 2008
  • Creating Sustainable Ecosystems for Women Entrepreneurs: The role of Trade Associations, SME-Entrepreneurship Global Conference, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Jul 2008
  • Leadership through Economic Empowerment of Women: A case for Entrepreneurship, International Conference on Women as Global Leaders, Zayed University, Dubai, UAE, Mar 2008
  • Entrepreneurship and Empowerment of Women: How and Why?, International Conference on Empowerment of Women, CHM College of Arts, Science, Commerce and Management, Thane, India, Sep 2007
  • Working towards a Culture of Peace,, International Conference on Love and Religion- Fountainheads of Peace, HMV College, Jalandhar, India, Mar 2007
  • Human Rights Education: Where and How?, Global Educational Conference on Culture of Peace and Non-violence, HMV College, Jalandhar, India, Dec 2002

Papers Presented: National

Digitisation: Adaptation Strategies of Small Entrepreneurs, Udhyamita 2017, National Conference on Make in India and Entrepreneurial Society: Role of Higher Education, Council of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, India, Feb 2017

Understanding the Nature of Truth: Ethical Positions and Cross Cultural Undercurrents, Two Day National Conference on Spirituality and Ethics in Management, Centre for Spiritualism and Human Enrichment, School of Management Sciences, Varanasi, India, Oct 2010

Green Initiatives: From Micro Means to Macro Ends, National Seminar on Globalisation and Human Rights in the 21st Century, Indian Council of Social Science Research and UGC, BSA College, Mathura, India, Jun 2010

Inclusive innovations: The Role of Technology, 1st National Conference on Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, CK Pithawalla Institute of Management, Surat, India, May 2010

Promoting Entrepreneurial Culture in India through Reorientation of School Education, India Management Conclave, Central Institute of Business Management Research and Development, Nagpur, India, Jan 2008

Corporate Social Responsibility, State Level Seminar on Business Ethics, DAV College, Mumbai, India, Feb 2003

 Academic Activities

  • Assisted All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) to organize more than 100 online FDPs of 5 days duration, on Universal Human Values for more than 100,000 faculty from across the country and Student Induction Programme of 20 days duration for engineering students, 2020-23
  • Lead resource for the Student Development Programme at SIES Graduate School of Technology, Mumbai, Haldia Institute of Technology, West Bengal, JIS College of Engineering, West Bengal, MIT University, Pune, Shailendra College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai, JDC Bytco IMSR, Nashik, KC College of Engineering, Thane, Welingkar Institute, Mumbai, IEM, Kolkata, 2020-23
  • Lead consultant and resource for the Career Counselling project for underprivileged students at the Janta Welfare English School, Chembur, organized by Rotary Club of Bombay Central, 2022
  • Domain Expert on Parenting at the Plan Ahead Online Conclave organized by Vefa ilac under the online outreach initiative, 2021
  • Developed and executed workshop for Faculty and Students on Happiness: ‘Economics of Happiness’ at FHNW University, Switzerland, ‘Happiness: PESTLE Analysis’, at Shailendra College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai, 2021-22
  • Lead resource for Workshop on Personal and Professional Success at VIT, Chennai, 2021


  • Best Social Impact Project, Rotary Club, 2021, Recognised among Top 4/ 62 projects
  • Special Award in Recognition of Achievements, IES’s MCRC, 2019
  • Best Management Faulty Award, Higher Education Forum, 2019
  • Teacher par Excellence Award, International Institute of Hotel Management, 2019
  • Best Paper Award, International Conference on Finance and Economics, 2017, Third prize for research on Digital Inclusion and Micro Entrepreneurs at ICFAI Business School, Mumbai
  • E4-MBA Intercollegiate Summer Trainee Awards, 2015, Recognized among Top Ten College Mentors- All India
  • Best Teacher, IES’s MCRC, 2012
  • Best Teacher Award, IES’s MCRC,2011
  • Best Contribution to Development Activities Award, IES’s MCRC, 2010
  • Best Innovative Teaching Practices Award, IES’s MCRC, 2009

Management Development Programs

  • Curated, organised and lead workshops on How to do Business with India for Taiwanese SMEs at Taipei, Taiwan and Mumbai, India, 2018-2020

Professional Memberships

Higher Education Forum

Tedx Speaker

TEDxIESMCRC, Aug 2018, Mumbai, India


TEDxChouaibDoukkaliU, Feb 2019, El Jadida, Morocco


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