Dr. Debashis Sanyal

Dr. Debashis Sanyal


Area: Financial Accounting and Strategic Cost Management (SCM)

Email: [email protected]

Dr. Debashis Sanyal is currently Director at Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon, one of the premier B-schools in the country. In his capacity as Director, he spearheads the holistic growth of Great Lakes, Gurgaon, and also drives the school’s efforts towards establishing it as an internationally recognized center of excellence for contemporary management education and research.

Prior to joining Great Lakes, Gurgaon, he was Vice Provost-Management and Dean of School of Business Management at NMIMS for over 7 years, where, he contributed significantly in launching new programs and leading initiatives for receiving international accreditation such as AMBA and AACSB.

Before his stint at NMIMS, Dr. Sanyal was Dean (Academic Programs) at Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon and also headed the EMBA program at S.P. Jain Centre of Management, Singapore.

With more than 34 years of rich experience in top business schools, Dr. Sanyal has received numerous honors for teaching. He has a Masters degree from Calcutta University and holds a Doctoral degree in Commerce. He is a merit holder from the Institute of Cost and Works Accountant of India (ICWAI) where he also served as Joint Director. A member of various educational forums and Chambers of Commerce, he has a number of research publications in national and international journals to his credit.

Interview In Media

  • 'Classroom teaching cannot be substituted by online teaching,' exclusive interview with Dr. Debasis Sanyal, published by Financial Express (2023)
  • 'UNSDGs need to be introduced into the curriculum to prepare skilled managers to lead firms in sustainable development,' interview with Dr. Debasis Sanyal & Dr. Sanghamitra Bhattacharyya, published by CSR Universe (2023)
  • 'Learning From Faculty In Classroom Will Remain In Demand But Flipped Classroom Will Be Pedagogical Approach' exclusive interview with Dr. Debasis Sanyal, published by BusinessWorld Education (2021)

Journal Article

  • 'The march towards infinity – the impending era of deep thinking' by Debashis Sanyal, published by Foresight an Emerald Journal (2020)

Mainstream Press

  • Interview on 'UNSDGs need to be Introduced into Curriculum to Prepare Skilled Managers to Lead Firms in Sustainable Development' published by CSR Universe (2023)
  • Quoted in 'Budget 2022: Few Hits and a Lot of Misses for Education Sector, say experts' - Indian Express Online (2022)
  • Quoted in 'Budget 2022: Increase Allocation to Education; Bridge Digital Divide' - Free Press Journal (2022)
  • Quoted in 'Budget 2022: Education Sector seeks Reliefs in line with COVID Effects; Tax Concessions, Digital Infrastructure tops list' - Indian Express Online (2022)
  • Quoted In 'Union Budget 2022: Education Sector Seeks Higher Allocation In Overall Budget' by ZeeNews Online (2022)
  • Quoted in 'Is PhD Enough To Have Quality Professors?' by News18 (2022)
  • 'Tax sops needed for institutes of higher education' by Debashis Sanyal with Samiran Baral (GLIM), published by The Hindu Business Line (2021)



  • IIT Stuart School of Business
  • University of Bordeaux
  • UMKC
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