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Prof. Amarpreet Singh Ghura

Prof. Amarpreet Singh Ghura

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow from IIM Calcutta ; PhD in Commerce and Management from JJT University ; Executive Post Graduate Diploma In Human Resource Management (EPGDHRM) from Tata Institute of Social Sciences; Master’s in Marketing Management from GuruNanak Institute of Management Studies, University of Mumbai


Prof. Ghura is a commerce graduate who has done his Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. He completed his Ph.D. in Commerce and Management from JJT University, Rajasthan, and was associated with the Indian Institute of Management - Calcutta as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. Dr. Ghura has over 11 years of experience in the education industry and was associated with institutions such as the Indian Institute of Management - Calcutta, the Indian Institute of Management – Ahmedabad, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad etc. at various capacities.

Prior to coming in academics he was associated as a 2nd generation in his Family managed business and is active in the start-up domain and was associated with two startups namely Indian Drivers Database Incorporation and MedChoice Pharmacy LLP. He is currently associated with Unicepts Technologies Pvt. Ltd. as Advisor. 

July 3-6, 2021 Dr. Ghura was selected and participated in the 2021 Wharton Global Faculty Development Program, conducted by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. 

Dr. Ghura presented his ongoing research work at the 2021 IEEE International Conference on Technology and Entrepreneurship (ICTE) hosted by IEEE Technology & Engineering Management Society (TEMS) and the Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania. 

As a visiting faculty Dr. Ghura has taught the subject of Qualitative Techniques of Research at IIM Sambalpur for their Ph.D. and Executive Ph.D. program; and the subject of Entrepreneurship Management in Corporates at IMT Ghaziabad for their Executive program.



  • Dr. Ghura is an active researcher in the domain of corporate entrepreneurship and family-managed business. His research work has been accepted for publication in journal-like Journal of Business Research (ABDC-A; Q1), Journal of Small Business Management (ABDC-A; Q1), Entrepreneurship Research Journal (ABDC-B), Frontiers in Psychology (Q1), Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes (Emerald Publishing), Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Economies (SAGE Publications), IIM Calcutta working paper series, etc. to name a few.

  • His articles have been published in business magazines like Corporate India and the Business Newspaper Economic Times.

  • Dr. Ghura has written over 16 teaching cases, which have been published in IIM Ahmedabad Case center & Harvard Business Publishing; IIM Bangalore & Harvard Business Publishing; Ivey Publishing, Vision-The Journal of Business Perspective (ABDC -C), Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, Asian Journal of Management Cases, Asian Case Research Journal, ET Cases and are used in different institutions across the globe.

Significant Awards Won

  • November 19, 2020: “2020 Emerald Literati Award”.

  • July 03, 2018: “2018 Emerald Literati Award”.

  • June 22, 2018: Economic Times (ET) Cases - FLAME Pedagogical Innovation Case Award 2018 at FLAME University.

  • March 23, 2018: “Philip Thomas Memorial Case Award 2018” at IIM Ahmedabad.