I am Dr. A. M Gurav, presently working as an Associate Professor in Department of Commerce and Management, Shivaji University Kolhapur, I have 28 years academic experience in field of Commerce and Management worked at D.R.K. College of Commerce, Kolhapur and worked as the Principal in Y. C. Warana Mahavidyalaya, Warananagar, Tal. Panhala, Dist - Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India. I have been in service since August 1991.

I completed M.Com.(Costing and Taxation), M.Com. (Adv. Accountancy), M. Phil (Personnel Management), G.D.C.& A., N.E.T. (UGC) Management, I.C.W.A.I. (I.) (Costing and Management), P. G. D. C. A.,M. B. A. (H. R. M.), A. D. R. (Alternative Dispute Resolution),Ph. D. (Finance - Cost & Productivity), Ph. D. (HRM - Performance Appraisal), Ph. D. (Marketing - Food Marketing), M. S. W. (Sociology),D. Lit. (USA- Commerce and Management).

During the period of my service I have been actively participating in most of the administrative and academic activities of the college and Shivaji University along with the authorities of the institute in addition to my teaching job.

I am a son of a farmer and a qualified teacher. I have attended, prepared, presented research articles and contributed as resource person at seminars, conferences, workshops, industries and colleges at local, national and international levels. I have undertaken 3 major and 11 minor research projects approved and funded by the UGC and Shivaji University and different funding agencies. I have written text and reference books as a co-author and author. I am a member and President of Shivaji University Commerce and Management Teachers Association, Kolhapur. I am also Ex. Senate Member of Shivaji University, BOS Member of SIBER Kolhapur, BOS Member of RIT, Sakharale and BOS Member of Solapur University, Solapur, Coordinator of Skill and Creativity Development Cell of Shivaji University, Coordinator of Avishkar activity of Shivaji University and Coordinator of M. B. A. Rural Management of Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

I have a good practice of using nearly all teaching methods and aids including OHP and computer presentations [LCD]. I have around 4000 books personal library at home on various subjects including management and other allied areas of the subject. Probably therefore, my students have ranked me as an excellent teacher.

I got 13 awards viz. “Best Teacher - 2011” from Shivaji University - Kolhapur, “Br. P. G. Patil Best Teacher award - 2012 by Shivaji University, Kolhapur and “P. C. Shejwalkar Best Commerce Teacher Award” - 2013 by Maharashtra State Commerce Association given at Dhanwate National College, Nagpur.

I have organized and participated in various college and social activities like those of NSS, Blood Donation, Ganesh Murti Daan, Nirmalya Daan, Plastic Hatao Campaign, Rangoli, Flower Decoration, Aids Rally, Cycle Rally, Career Development Programme, Elocution Competition. Presently I am teaching at B. Com, B.B.A., M. Com, M. B. A., M.S. W., classes. I have worked on various committees’ number of times as a member and chairman for organizing various functions, conferences, seminars, workshops in my college and at the Shivaji University level.

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Working at:

Department of Commerce and Management, Shivaji University, Vidyanagar, Kolhapur – 416004, MS, India.


1147, E, C- 4, Mahagaonkar Complex, Sykes Extension, Rajaram Road, Kolhapur- 416 001, Maharashtra, India.

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Phone No - Res. (0231) 2530864,
Mobile No - 91- 9850012545

Area of Interest

General Management

I am very much interested to contribute General Management areas in the industries and institutions. My self has contributed some innovative thoughts to the Corporate Sector, Cooperative Sector and Business people in the field of General Management. Especially Decision Making, Administration, Problem Solving etc. I can contribute in General Management regarding Research and Implementation.

Human Resources

I am a student of HR. I have conducted more than 4000 training programmes for the employees and executives in the corporate sector in the state of Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka. I worked as a panel member for employee selection. I developed Performance Appraisal Model with computer softer ware support to measure the performance of employees under 360 degree performance appraisal method which has submitted for Patent purpose. I can contribute in HR regarding Research and Implementation.


Marketing survey, research, implementation, product design, consumers’ perception study etc studies, research and implementation have undertaken by me. I can contribute in Marketing area regarding Research and Implementation.


Costing is the favorite subject for me. I worked on cost sheet, activity based costing, cost center determination, CVP analysis, BEP, Management Accounting etc in last 20 years. I can contribute in Costing and Management Accounting regarding Research and Implementation.