Neeraj Amarnani

J/403, Kanak Kala II, Prahladnagar 100 Feet Road,

Jivraj Park P.O., Satellite, Ahmedabad – 380051

Ph.: (079) 6932380, e mail: [email protected]



Areas of Interest:      Financial institutions, markets and instruments; Mutual Funds; Strategic Financial Management; Investments; International finance and risk management.


Work Experience:


Academic (4 years)

Aug ’99 Onwards       Lecturer, Navanitlal Ranchhodlal Institute of Business Management, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

Involved in teaching post graduate students in business management, mainly in the areas of finance - Guided several MBA students for comprehensive projects - Handled a research project ‘Gujarat model of Innovation:  A case study of Morbi and Than Ceramic Industry’ as part of EU-India Cross Cultural Innovation Network Project – Organised a course on Office management for a women’s NGO – Handled the placement activities of the institute for three batches – Participated in the conducting of admission tests for various MBA courses – Also involved with paper-setting and examining work for Gujarat University.


Corporate (3 years)

Jun ’96 – Jul ’99         Manager, Gujarat Gas Financial Services Ltd., Ahmedabad

Involved in Credit analysis of corporate finance applications – Handled the profitability analysis of the company – Analysis of product viability – Involved in financial modeling – Had a stint as branch manager – Marketed the corporate financial products of the company to industrial customers – Co-ordinated the legal recovery procedure - Also involved in new business development – Responsible for implementation of quality systems and procedures at location (Certified internal auditor for ISO 9000)


Visiting Faculty Assignments:


-         B. K. School of Business Management, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

-         S.K.School of Business Management, North Gujarat University, Patan

-         GLS – CED Centre for Entrepreneurship Training, Research and Counseling (Post-Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management)

-         The Ahmedabad Management Association, Ahmedabad


Training Conducted:

-         ‘AMFI’ Test related training on Mutual Funds for employees / distributors of Mutual Funds at the AMA, Ahmedabad and also for Schoolnet India, Ahmedabad.

-         Training on Communication for Gujarat Ambuja Cements as a part of dealer training programme of the company.


Paper published:

-         Comparative Analysis of mutual funds and banks as financial intermediaries in the changing Indian financial system’, presented at the National Conference held at Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore, and subsequently published in a book – Organisational Challenges: Insights and Solutions, Excel Books.



Seminars & Conferences attended / participated:


-         ‘Managing in the New Millennium’, 9th National Convention of IMCI, at AMA, Ahmedabad, November 1999 (National).

-         ‘Regulation of Financial Markets’ UGC Sponsored Seminar at S. D. School of Commerce, Ahmedabad, February 2000 (State).

-         ‘The New Millennium’, XIIth Annual Management Convention of AIMS at IIM, Bangalore, August 2000 (National).

-         Enterprise Innovation in Knowledge Society’, EU-India Cross Cultural Innovation Network Project at GLS Institute of Business Management, Ahmedabad, December 2000 (International).


Educational Qualifications:


1994                BSc (Electronics), Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, First Class

1996                MBA (Finance),  B.K.School of Business Management, Gujarat University, ‘B’ Grade


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