Bombay Management Association

Bombay Management Association (BMA) since its establishment in 1954 has pioneered efforts to help enhance managerial effectiveness and improve the standards of Business Management in India. It is widely regarded as one of the best management associations in India resulting in over 1.50 lakh managers trained with BMA. All India Management Association (AIMA) has awarded BMA as ‘Best Local Management Award’ for seven times since its inception.

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Bombay Management Association felicitates Mr. A. M. Naik, and

Mr. Subhash Chandra among others at Corporate Leadership Awards

The BMA awards honour and felicitate eminent leaders for their contribution to the management movement in the industry

 Bombay Management Association (BMA), the premier Management Association & pioneer of the Management Movement in our country, felicitated eminent management champions of our times, including Mr. A. M. Naik, Group Chairman, Larsen & Toubro and Mr. Subhash Chandra, Chairman, Essel Group and Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, on 21st February’ 2018

The 39thedition of the BMA Awards 2016-17 was held on 21st February’18. The awards recognize and honour eminent business leaders for their contribution to the Management Movement in the Indian Industry.

The BMA awards, selected by a panel of eminent juries after detailed studies, are conferred in seven categories. Entrepreneur of the Year, Management Woman Achiever of the Year, Management Man of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Decade, Lifetime Achievement Award, Start-up Man of the year and Jury Special Mention of the Year.

The awardees for 2016-17 were selected by a panel of eminent juries comprising Mr. S. Ramadorai,  former Vice Chairman,  TCS (Chairman of the Jury), Mr. Shailesh Haribhakti, Chairman & MD, Haribhakti Group and Mr. P. R. Ramesh, Chairman, Deloitte Haskins & Sells LLP. The jury conducted a detailed study of the P&L (profit and loss statement) and balance sheet of the companies helmed by the awardees, the governance quality and its contribution to the society, community and environment.

Mr. Ravi Venkatesan, Chairman, Bank of Baroda, Former MD, Microsoft India presided over the awards function as a Chief Guest. Mr Shailesh Haribhakti, Chairman & MD, Haribhakti Group and Mr. P. R. Ramesh, Chairman, Deloitte Haskins & Sells LLP were the Guests of honour. Dr Karuna Jain, Director, NITIE announced the Academia awards for Best Management Institute in four categories, Best Management Faculty and Best Management Student.

The illustrious recipients of the 39th BMA Awards for the year 2016-17 who were conferred the Awards in a glittering ceremony, were as follows:

Entrepreneur of the Decade Mr. Subhash Chandra

Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Life time Achievement Mr A. M. Naik

Group Chairman, Larsen & Toubro Limited

Management  Man of the Year Mr Bhaskar Bhat

MD & CEO, Titan Company Limited.

Management  Woman Achiever of the Year Ms. Usha Ananthasubramanian

MD &.CEO, Allahabad Bank

Entrepreneur of the Year Dr. Anand Deshpande

Founder, Chairman & MD, Persistent Systems Limited

Start-Up Man of the Year Mr. Shashikanth Suryanarayanan

Founder & Chairman, Sedemac Mechatronics

Jury Special Mention Mr. Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Director General &Secretary-Board of Trustees, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

To promote Academic Excellence in Management Education, following institutes were recognized as Institute of Prominence – National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Prin. L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Atharva Institute of Management Studies, Vivekanand Education Society Institute of Management Studies & Research.

A panel discussion on ‘The Looming Global Wars for Clean Air and Water,’ moderated by Mr. Shailesh Haribhakti and participated by awardees, was held at this event which was preceded by an interesting talk on “The Cry For Leadership” by Mr. Ravi Venkatesan, Chairman, Bank of Baroda, Former MD, Microsoft India, the Chief Guest of the evening.

TCS, BPCL and Bajaj Electricals were the event partners and Deloitte Haskins & Sells LLP was the knowledge partner, IBS Business School, Academic Awards Partner, Propeluss, were the advisors for the Start-up Awards and lastly, Lokmat was our Media Partner for 39thBMA Awards.




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Media Interaction with Mr. A.M. Naik Group Chairman, Larsen & Toubro Limited, BMA Lifetime Achievement, Awardee on 21st February on the sidelines of BMA’s 39th Corporate Leadership Award 2016-17 Function on 21st February, 2018 at 3.30 pm. 

Lokmat Corporate Excellence Awards 2018 – Knowledge Partner

Lokmat Media Pvt Ltd organised 4thEdition of Lokmat Corporate Excellence Awards on 10th March, 2018 at Hotel Four Seasons, Upper Worli. BMA participated in the event as Knowledge Partner duly facilitated by Mr. Sachin Ligade, Head of Human Resource Mumbai, Lokmat Media Pvt. Ltd The Awards were given to the Industrialist/Businessmen who are creating a difference in the State of Maharashtra and Goa.

Mr. MD Agrawal, President BMA and Former Presidents comprising Mr Shailesh Haribhakti, Mr Kewal Handa, Mr Anant Singhania and Mr Yogi Sriram formed part of the high powered panel discussion on “Driving Business Excellence”, held during the Awards Ceremony attended by many dignitaries from across Maharashtra.

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