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Jagdish Rattanani

Assistant Professor, General Management

Jagdish Rattanani is a distinguished faculty at SPJIMR who has demonstrated excellence in media publications, news correspondence, editing, and writing for periodicals. He is the author or co-author of over 400 articles in various popular newspapers and media publications.

In his professional journey of over 35 years, he held strategic roles and responsibilities within the media and publications industry with prominent news media groups in India and abroad. During this period, he has been associated with leading journalism colleges as a visiting faculty.

His research interests lie in the areas of communication (journalism) and sustainability. He received his BA degree (major in Sociology & Political Science) from Mumbai University and his MSc degree (major in Sustainability & Responsibility) from Ashridge Business School, UK.

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Ashridge Business School, Hertfordshire, UK    

MSc, 2017
Major: Sustainability & Responsibility, Systems Thinking,  Action Research

Columbia University Graduate School of Business    

Personal Leadership (Online) – Executive Education, 2013
Major: Personal Leadership/Mastery

Mumbai University   

BA, 1998
Major: Sociology, Political Science

Xavier Institute of Communications   

Diploma in Communication Arts, 1993
Major: Communication Arts (Journalism)


    Ethics in Business


    Ethics in Business

    Responsible Leadership

    Business & Society

    Leadership Communications

    Business Communications

    Ethics & Corporate Governance


    Business & Society

    Leadership Communications

    Business Communications

    Ethics & Corporate Governance


    Association of Sustainability Practitioners, Dorset, UK (2019-Now)

    Director & Wisdom Council

    Foundation of The Billion Press, Mumbai. (2016 – NOW)

    Director, Editor

    S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai (Mar 2013 – now)

    Editor, Faculty

    Free Press Journal Newspaper, Mumbai, India (2010 – 2013)

    Business Editor

    Total Telecom, London, UK (2000 – 2010)


    Asia Week Magazine, Hong Kong (1998 – 2001)

    News Writer

    Sophia College for Women, Mumbai (2000)

    Visiting faculty

    Zee Television, Mumbai, India (1999 – 2000)

    Chief of Bureau

    Business India TV, Mumbai, India (1995 – 1999)

    Chief of Bureau

    The Associated Press (1987 – 1996)


    The Telegraph, Kolkata, India (1992 – 1995)

    Special Correspondent

    Deccan Herald, Bengaluru (1988 – 1992)

    Western India Correspondent

    Bombay College of Journalism, Mumbai (1990)

    Visiting faculty

    Free Press Journal (1984 – 1988)

    Chief Reporter


    For Non-Profit Organization, Foundation of The Billion Press (The Billion Press), Mumbai. (2016 – Present)

    For Profit Organization, Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), Mumbai. (2008 – 2018)


    Faculty Programme, SIES Graduate School of Technology on “Communications: A View Less Heard” (Dec. 01, 2021)

    Reddy’s Laboratories. (December 2021)

    Alkem, Advanced Programme in Sales (August 2021)

    Winter School Gandhi Camp, Gandhi Research Foundation, Jalgoan. (January 2020)

    Management/Executive Development, Konkan Railways, 30 participants. (May 17, 2019 – May 19, 2019).

    Management/Executive Development, Scope Academy, 29 participants. (April 22, 2019 – April 27, 2019).

    Management/Executive Development, Pidilite Industries Limited. (August 2018).

    Workshop, Thadomal Shahani Engineering College (TSEC), Mumbai. (April 2018).

    Management/Executive Development, SPJIMR and Times Group. (May 15, 2017 – December 2017).

    MDP for Lions International

    Mid-Career Training Programme for senior police officers, National Police Academy, Hyderabad, 2015


    Foundation of The Billion Press, Mumbai, India, India

    Association of Sustainability Practitioners, Dorset, UK


    Session Chair, Conference Track at the 8th PRME Conference, Asia Chapter in partnership with UN General Compact Network India organized by SPJIMR, Mumbai, Maharashtra. (December 14, 2018).

    Speaker, Launch of UN Global Compact’s “Children’s Rights & Business Principles”, Mumbai. (August 2012).


    Journalist member, The Press Club, Mumbai. (1988 – Present).

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