Dr. Shailesh Kasande is the CEO and Group Director Suryadatta Group of Institutes and has over two decades of experience in leading institutions of higher education. He has setup institutes of learning within India and Abroad in collaboration with local as well as overseas academic bodies.
Dr Shailesh Kasande has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, MBA in Marketing and PhD in CRM. He also has completed the PG Diploma in Total Quality Management and Advanced Diploma in Enterprise Java Computing. He is a Sun Certified Java Professional.
Dr. Shailesh Kasande is an institution builder par excellence in the academic domain He was the Member Academic Council, University of Pune, Chairman, Board of Studies, Production -Operations & Services Management, University of Pune, Member, Board of Studies, Production -Operations & Services Management, University of Pune, Member, Research & Recognition Committee, Faculty of Management, University of Pune, Member, Board of Studies, Marketing Management, IndSearch Pune, Member, Board of Studies, Marketing Management, Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning, Pune, Member, Board of Studies, Marketing Management, Symbiosis College of Arts & Commerce, Member, Board of Studies, Marketing Management, Indira School of Business, Pune, Member, Equivalence Committee, University of Pune.
He has contributed to the entire radical overhaul of the curriculum structure and syllabus as a part of the introduction of the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) at the University of Pune in AY 2012 / 2013. He contributed to the revamped curriculum of over 10 PG programmes at Faculty of Management and developed the detailed syllabus for Marketing, Production/Operations, Supply Chain Management, Technology Management, Digital Business Management. He was instrumental in conceptualizing and executing the PhD course work as per the revised framework of the UGC.
He is a recognised PhD guide with the Savitribai Phule Pune University, DY Patil University and a co-guide at the Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, IIT Powai.