Developing HRD Professionals and enhancing HRD professionalism


Dr. Pradip Khandwala


He was born on 18th February 1940 in Mumbai into a family of managers, profes- sionals, educationists, freedom fighters, social reformers, politicians, institution builders, and writers. He majored in Organization Theory, with minors in Econom- ics and Management Science. Professor Khandwala has published scores of papers and articles in various international and Indian journals and other publications and in scholarly anthologies. He has mentored nearly 150 social leaders (heads of NGOs, CSR departments, social funds, etc.) through a series of retreats organized by the Aspire Circle.

Research Experties
  • Effective Organizational Designs
  • Hospital Management
  • HRM in Service sector


The Academy membership is now open to organizations, individual HRD professionals, HRD students and all other managers and professionals who are keen to learn about HRD and apply it in their work and life. The membership with the Academy will be a catalyst for staying in touch with the field and contribute to the field of HRD by sharing experiences in various forums/publications.


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