The Shahani Group has been in education since 1950. Members are on the management of more than 24 iconic colleges in Mumbai including Thadomal Shahani Engineering College, HR College, KC College, Jaihind College, MMK College, CHM College and others. More than 25,000 students study in these institutions.


Mr. Akhil Shahani - Group Chief Executive Officer

An MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Akhil is trying to bring international methods of education to India through the group’s various initiatives. He believes that quality education involves not only academic learning, but also developing one’s network, personality and values. He is also involved with Kaizen Private Equity, which invests in education and also mentors young entrepreneurs in his spare time. He has received many awards for his work in the education sector like the PIMR Award for Outstanding Educationist, Bharat Shiromani Award, the Bharat Gaurav Award and the Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award including mentions in notable educational journals.

Amit Sharma - Group Chief Operating Officer

Twenty years experience creating successful e-learning teams across the world. Handled global projects for United Nations and Fortune 500 firms, like Microsoft & Capita. A Certified Project Manager from PMI Institute with a Post Graduate Diploma in Media

Sujata Garimella - Chief Learning Officer

Over 25 years working experience in Journalism and Instructional Design. Has managed the teams of Tata Interactive Services, Indecomm and Aptara. Created global e-learning courses including one showcased in the United Nations. Management Diploma from NMIMS & Diploma from Xaviers Institute of Communication

Maya Shahani - Chairperson

From the very beginning Ms. Shahani’s vision has been to build strong ethical and heart centric business leaders. Along with her work in education, she has been deeply involved in charity work, which has been recognized by The Bill Clinton Global Initiative. She works closely with the United Nations, the Global Dialogue Foundation (Australia) & the Cancer Patients Aid Association. She has received several awards in recognition of her work, including the Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Ethical Practices & the Extraordinary Lives Award from XL Foundation. She has also featured in the film ‘Dreamcatchers’; which showcasing people who have led transformational lives.

Tarun Chauhan - Management Advisor

Tarun is a legendary advertising professional & has helped to build some of India’s best-known brands like Idea Cellular, Tata Tea & Bajaj Auto. He has been the Managing Partner of JWT & President of Lowe Lintas Advertising.


He's the Vice Chairman of, Novartis India Limited and is a graduate of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur and MBA from Bombay University.

P. R. Ramesh

P.R. Ramesh is the chairman of Deloitte Haskins & Sells in India and has over 33 years of professional experience.

Dr. Bhaskar Das

Dr. Bhaskar Das is the CEO of Essel Group which owns Zee News and Zee Business channels through Zee News Ltd.

Vijay Mansukhani

With over 32 years of experience, Vijay Mansukhani is currently the co-founder and managing director of Onida.

Ajay Mehra

Ajay Mehra is currently a partner at BMR Advisors Pvt. Ltd and has over 22 years of professional experience..

M K Anand

M K Anand is currently Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Times Television Network.

Dave Rogers

Born in Canada, of mixed Asia and European heritage, Dave is a dynamic global leader and speaker on today's key business issues.

Mike Handcock
New Zealand

Mike currently owns numerous business interests and has a passion for coaching and training. Mike has owned businesses as diverse as construction, human resources, music production, marketing and property investment.

Thomas Power
United Kingdom

An experienced business leader, who has successfully founded, built and sold a number of businesses in the e-Commerce, Social Networking and Call Center arena.

Richard Alderson
United Kingdom

Richard is a serial entrepreneur, who has founded three social enterprises in the field of education. These include, Unltd India, which incubates and educates start-up social entrepreneurs and Career shifters which educates people who want to make a change in their careers.

Janet Bray Attwood

Janet’s company, Enlightened Alliances create relationships between individuals and organizations that are doing work to create a world of abundance, harmony and mutual support. She is also co-owner of one of the largest transformational online magazines in the world, Healthy Wealthy n Wise.


Students from Anglia Ruskin University benefit from great employment prospects. Over 90% of graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduating, making Anglia Ruskin University second only to the University of Cambridge in this respect. Anglia Ruskin University has over 30,000 students, and is one of the largest universities in the east of England.TSCFM is a local access point of the London School of Marketing, which is an associate college of Anglia Ruskin University.

London School of Marketing (UK)

London School of Marketing offers academic and professional courses in the business and marketing field, validated and approved by industry leading professional bodies including EduQual, CIM (The Chartered Institute of Marketing), CAM (Communication, Advertising, Marketing Foundation) and DMI (Digital Marketing Institute). Over 3,500 companies have chosen LSM to provide the necessary skills their employees need to succeed including Barclays, Adidas, BBC and Apple, to name just a few.

EduQual (UK)

EduQual is a UK awarding organisation that promotes innovative, relevant and affordable qualifications of high quality. It is backed by a dedicated team with many years’ of experience developing, delivering and awarding qualifications. As experts in learning technology, EduQual focuses on providing courses that are easily accessible for all learners.
TSCFM is affiliated to EduQual (UK)

Association of Business Executives (UK)

ABE was established in 1973 & provides undergraduate and Post Graduate Diplomas in Business via 518 affiliated colleges to more than 50,000 students around the world. These diplomas are recognized by the UK government & reflect the latest global industry standards. TSCFM offers ABE’s respected PGDBM to our students in Mumbai.

Harvard Business Publishing (USA)

Harvard Business Publishing was founded in 1994 as a subsidiary of Harvard University. Its mission is to improve the practice of management and its impact in a changing world via its case studies and other publications. TSCFM uses academic content from HBP for its programs.

AIESEC (France)

AIESEC is a global student run organization, which partners with more than 5,000 organizations in 100 countries worldwide. TSCFM’s partnership with AIESEC allows our students to get internships with companies in Europe, USA and Asia.

British Council (UK)

The British Council is the United Kingdom's leading cultural relations organization and in India, the body operates as a division of the British High Commission. Students of TSCFM can utilize the academic resources of the British Council Library free of cost.

Confederation of Indian Industry

CII was founded in 1895 and is India’s leading Industry association with more than 6,600 companies as members. TSCFM is one of the only business schools which has been adopted by CII under its “Education Excellence Initiative”, which provides industry mentors and company visits for our students, along with giving inputs into our curriculum.

Indian Angel Network

IAN is India’s largest network of Angel investors who provide investment, mentoring, connections and other resources to startup entrepreneurs. The network invests up to USD 1 million in selected entrepreneurs with the goal of exiting through an IPO, merger or strategic sale. IAN works with TSCFM to provide mentoring and possible funding for our students who want to start their own business.

National Entrepreneurship Network

NEN represents India’s largest and most dynamic community of new and future high-growth entrepreneurs, with over 70,000 members in 30 cities. It provides critical support to start-ups and early-stage entrepreneurs through high-impact entrepreneurship education; access to mentors and experts; fast-track access to incubation and funding; and learning tools and materials. TSCFM works with NEN to provide mentoring & networking opportunities for entrepreneurial students.

India is totally integrated into the global economy. You can buy most international products here and multinationals are present in all areas of Indian industry. In addition, Indian companies are acquiring foreign companies abroad.

Indian managers and entrepreneurs today must be able to work and do business in any country in the world. Major companies in India and abroad are looking for managers with world-class education and global exposure. Even entrepreneurs need to ramp up their capabilities to face international competition. Thadomal Shahani Centre For Management is part of a global network of 500 Colleges and 75 Top Universities that was established in 1973. The network provides internationally recognized MBAs and Management Diplomas to more than 50,000 students annually in 56 countries around the world. These qualifications are recognized in 120 countries around the world, including the UK, USA, Singapore, Dubai and India. We are an initiative of the Thadomal Shahani Trust, which has been in the field of education for more than 60 years and is on the management committee of around 24 colleges in Mumbai. We invite you to explore our range of management courses, and learn how we can jump start your global career. Why is Thadomal Shahani Centre for Management right for you?