The leadership team, oversees the academic,business and student affairs of Manipal,representing the institution’s vision, mission and purpose both in India and abroad.

Mr Sandeep S Shenoy BE (Civil), MFM, MPhil (Management)

He has been in academics for 10 years and has been handling Finance and International Business specialization subjects for MBA and BBA courses such as: Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, International Financial Management, Financial Management, Foreign Exchange Management, International Business Regulations in the PG level and financial derivatives along with International Finance at the graduation level. 

Dr. Sandeep Shenoy,
Head, Department of Commerce/Director Compliance, MAHE, Manipal

Dr. Sandeep S Shenoy was offered the leadership role as the Head, DCOM in 2010. Apart from his Academic role, he also handles the responsibility of leadership role in Compliance Department.


Under his leadership, the Department of Commerce has registered an exponential growth as evident from increased intake, addition of new programs at Undergraduate and Post graduate levels with more specialisation options   and offering of PhD program. Internationalisation being his keen area of interest, his focused approach has successfully initiated collaborative opportunities with about 20 reputed universities across the globe resulting in signing of about 14 MOUs and thereby creating an opportunity for students to gain a global exposure and in developing a globally recognised curriculum.  In the last two years, he has encouraged the departmental faculties to establish six Centres with focus on education beyond classrooms, training, research and consultancy in emerging areas of business and commerce. He has liasoned with global accrediting bodies like ACCA and CIMA, resulting in accreditation of UG programs of the dept.  Liasioning with industry has led to collaboration with CII-Institute of Logistics resulting in development of academic programs in   the domain area of Logistics and Supply Chain and undergraduate program, specialising in BPS with TCS


He has published twenty-seven research papers in reputed national and international journals and presented them in conferences organiszed by reputed institutions in India and across the globe. He has received the “Best Paper Award” at an International Conference organised at SAID Business School, University of Oxford, United Kingdom in 2017. He has published several books and articles in the area of his research interest. He has organised many workshops and One National and Four International Conferences in an attempt to bridge the industry academia gaps, leading to the finest outcomes benefiting all the all stakeholders. He holds membership of reputed associations like All India Management Association (AIMA).He is currently guiding one part time and one full time doctoral student.

Life Philosophy

One must have accountability for actions, derive benefits of synergy from team work, demonstrate integrity and transparency in transactions, have a strong focus on quality, deliver the service with passion and integrate humane touch in decision making..

Major Honors and Awards

Dr. Sandeep Shenoy won the Best Paper Award

Dr. Sandeep Shenoy received certificate of excellence as quality examiner of IMC RBNQ awardfrom Mr. C.R. Dugar, CEO overseas spinning business, Indonesia in the presence of Mr.Suresh

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