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 1.25 lakh managers trained with BMA. All India Management Association (AIMA) has awarded BMA as ‘Best Local Management Award’ for seven times since its inception.
The membership of BMA comprises of Corporate, SMEs, Entrepreneurs, Individuals and Management Institutes. Some of the corporate members are Tata Steel, Tata Housing Development, Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd., IDFC, Godavari Biorefinaries, Greaves Cotton, ITC, Mastek, Tata Chemicals, TCS, Voltas, Wockhardt, JSW Steel, BASF India, The Shipping Corporation of India, Kores India, Colgate Palmolive (I), BPCL, ACC, Blue Dart, National Peroxide, Electricals, Citizen Credit Co-op Bank, Lupin, J K Ansell, The Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Company, Godfrey Phillips India, and Lintas amongst the many others.
Seminars, workshops and trainings are organized on various subjects of Management by BMA. These subjects address needs of industries such as Manufacturing, Finance, Human Development, Information Technology, Public Sector, Private companies and other industries in the new economy. Finance Convention, Marketing Convention and HR Convention are organized annually involving eminent panellists and speakers from various industries.
Networking and association platforms are provided for members through Conceptual Forum and Fellowship meetings. Other services for its members range from industrial visits, movie discussions, evening talks, and library.
Contributions by Individuals in the field of management are recognized through BMA awards for Life Time Achievement Award, Management Man of the Year, Management Woman Achiever of the year, Entrepreneur of the Decade, Entrepreneur of the Year, Finance Man of the Year, HR Professional Award, Dandekar Trophy, BMA BMS Award, Best Management Institute Award, Best Faculty Award, Best Student Award, Best Article Award in E-journal and others.
Young Managers Competition for Corporate and Management quizzes are organized annually to encourage the Y and Z generations to creatively involve themselves in management. Every year, various competitions are organized during its Management Week celebration for the students of Management Institutes. Shaping Young Minds Program was initiated to create a platform for the young to interact with the professionals and experts to discuss recent trends in Management.
Executive Committee 2018-2019
Dr. Murtaza Khorakiwala
Managing Director, Wockhardt Ltd
Mr. M.D. Agrawal
Immediate Past President
Advisor & Director Downstream COE, Global Oil & Gas Practice
Ms. Chhaya Sehgal
CEO, The Winning Edge
C.A. Pushpa A. Shah
Director, Samrat Compuprints Pvt. Ltd.
C.A. R.S.R. Murthy
Consultant at RSR Murthy & Associates
Elected Members 2018-2019 and 2019-2020
Mr. Arun Chitlangia
CEO, Training Tree
Mr. Chintan Oza
Senior Principal, Tata Communications Ltd.
Mr. Rakesh Kumar Mehra
President, Bulk MRO
Ms. Supriya Sachdeva
Head – Digital Marketing, OH! Design Studio
Dr. Anita Shantaram
Founder – Ethics India, Head – Ethics and Governance at Legasis
Dr. Kavita R. Laghate
Director, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, University of Mumbai
Dr. Subhransu Sekhar Mohanty
Director, St. Francis Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai
Ms. Usha Itraj
Mr. E.A. Vimal Nathan
Bombay Management Association