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Area of Specialisation
Human Resource

Date of Joining: 6/2/2012

Dr. Seema Sant

Dr Seema Sant is currently working as Associate Dean - Human Resource Management at Vivekanand Education Society Institute of Management Studies & Research (VESIM), Chembur, Mumbai. Seema is a behavioural certified trainer with extensive academic and industry experience. She has done her MBA (HR) and Ph.D. in Business Administration, Diploma in Training & Development (ISTD). Certified Trainer for Saville Consulting International Accreditation Programme. She has approximately 18 years of experience working with corporates and academic institutions.

She is a Life Member of The Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD), New Delhi

She has also worked as a Trainer for General Management & Communication Skills Program conducted for Chartered Accountants by ICAI for more than 500 students. She has been awarded twice, consecutively as the “Best Faculty Guide” by ICFAI for Summer Internship Program in the year 2008 & 2009. She possesses excellent interpersonal skills and has shown great patience and perseverance in dealing with students. She has received the Best Presentation Award at 19th International Conference on Business and Commerce Management (ICBCM 2017) held at Singapore on 4th & 5th May 2017.

She and her team has develop VESIM Behavioural Assessment Centre ( VEBAC) in Institute Seema  has conducted management development programmes in the area of Personality Assessment for self-awareness and for identification of training needs for companies like CCYM & Vatsalya Trust Mumbai , and assessed career assessment and personality assessment for MMS/PGDM in house students. She has also published book and research papers and several articles in magazines and Professional National & International Journals. She has attended various training program and presented research papers in National and International conferences. Her areas of interest are Organizational Development, Changing Work Culture, Training Effectiveness & Development, and Performance Management

Educational Qualifications
Ph.D. (Business Administration) North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon
Master in Business Administration North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon
Bachelor of Commerce North Maharashtra University Jalgaon
Diploma in Training & Development (ISTD) , New Delhi
Certified Trainer for Saville Consulting International Accreditation Programme ( Behavioral Assessment )
ISTD Certifed POSH Trainer
Nation Building Trainer NBT - BOSCH
Certified Trainer - MEPSC NSDC

Academic Affiliation
Ph.D Guide ( Management)Mumbai University
Ph.D Guide ( Management) SNDT Women's University

Professional Affiliation
Lifetime Member – The Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD)
Associate Professor & Area Chair- Human Resource at Vivekanand Education Society Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai
HR Analytics
Organizational Behavior
Human Resource Management
Training & Development
Strategic HRM
Competency and Performance Management

Area of Research
Organisational Effectiveness
Change Management
Training Effectiveness & Development
HR Analytcis
Performance Management

Current Research


Research Papers
1. Learner Motivation Through Gamification in E-Learning: A Study on Game-Based Formative Assessment in E-Learning” in Chapter in Edited Book Coauthor Anshita “Handbook of Research on Acquiring 21st Century Literacy Skills Through Game-Based Learning” Carol-Ann Lane University of Toronto, Canada IGI Global book series Advances in Game-Based Learning (AGBL) (ISSN: 2327-1825; eISSN: 2327-1833 2022

2. Modelling attrition to know why your employees leave or stay Co-authors Sachin Deshmukh; Seema Sant; Neerja Kashive International Journal of Data Mining, Modelling and Management (IJDMMM), Vol. 13, No. 3, 2021 Indexed Scopus & UGC care list

3. An Empirical Approach on the Effectiveness of the Employee Engagement Under the Professional Isolation Set up Coauthor Shikha Singh PIMT Journal of Research UGC Approved (Care list) ISSN 2278-7925 Vol-13, No-3, April – June 2021

4. Dynamics of Employee Turnover Intention- Literature Review Coauthor Shikha Singh Journal Shodh Sanchar Bulletin An An International Multidisciplinary Quarterly Bilingual Peer Reviewed Refereed Research Journal 2021 UGC Approved care list journal ISSN 2229-3620 Vol 8 Issue 29 Jan - Mar 2021 Pg no 108-113

5. Training employees to manage the work stress and improve performance at workplace Shodh Sarita An International Multidisciplinary Bilingual Peer Reviewed Refereed Research Journal ISSN 2348-2397 Vol 8 Issue 29 Jan – Mar 2021 UGC Approved care list journal

6. Emerging Leadership Training & Development Program even during COVID 19 at Walplast Product Pvt Ltd Coauthors Archana Pancham, Akanshka Chemburkar Indian Journal of Training and Development ISSN 0971-5592 Volume 50, No 4 Oct- Dec 2020

7. 2020 "Digital Transformation and Technology Implementation in Higher Education System during COVID Era and the Way Ahead in Edited Book Coauthor Anshita “Business Strategy in the Post COVID 19 Pandemic Scenario” Evincepub Publishing,973-93-90442-31-7

8. Impact of Human Resources Outsourcing (HRO) & Challenges in IndiaThe Business Journal (UGC Listed Journal)" with ISSN - 2319-1740 : Jan- Jun Volume 5- Issue 1 (2017)

9. Study of Personality Types of Management Students using MBTI with respect to Gender and SpecialisationMERC Global’s International Journal of Management, Vol. 6, Issue 2, pp. 24-31

10. Predictive Analytics In Human Resources Manangment ELK Asia Pacific Journals.ISBN: 978-93-85537-00-4-ICBAS-2016.

11. An Analysis of Credibility of CEO’s in an Organisation Linkage with with Employee Engagement. Asian Social Science ISSN 1911-2017 Vol 12, No 10 (2016) October Pg 127- published by Canadian Center of Science and Education. [This journal is SCOPUS indexed and ABDC Rated “C”] 

12. Investigating the impact of employee engagement on organizational commitment: A study with specific reference to Indian Information technology sector. ELK Asia Pacific Journal of HRM &OB ISSN 2394-04090 Vol 2 Issue 2016

13. A Study on the HR Analytics competitive advantage for organization as a HR strategy Journal of Advances Bus. Management eISSN-2395-7441/pISSN-2395-7328/Vol. 2/Issue 01/ Jan-Mar. 2016

14. Make in India: Entrepreneurship as a career choice among management students Journal of Development Research, ISSN NO 2229-7561 October Issue 2016

15. A Study on Perception of Training among the Employees in Information Technology Sector, Mumbai ARTH PRABHAND : A JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT, ISSN 2278-0629(ON-LINE)( A JOURNAL OF PINNACLE RESEARCH JOURNALS ) 2016

16. Empowering Indian youth Through skill Development initiative of male in IndiaEFI Unleashing People's Potential for Global CompetitivenessSouvenir 2015

17. A study on the profitability of UCB in Greater Mumbai and Jalgaon for 5 yrs in Zenith International research and Academic foundation (ZIRAF) ISSN 2231-5780 Issue May 2012

18. A study on the Urban Co-operative Bank Employee’s performance and Technology Development” in International Journal of Research in IT, Management & Engineering (ISSN 2249-9482) Vol 2 , Issue 1. January 2012

19. A comparative study on the analysis of the performance between UCB's and SCB's” in SDCM Journal of Management ISSN no. – 0976 - 6596. July 2011

20. Urban Cooperative Banking & Technology “Magazine :Professional Banker : published by ICFAI Press May 2008 pg 64

21. Rural banking & Rural Infrastructural Development in India” wrt IT ,Book: IT Enabled Practices and emerging Management Paradigm , Dat.

Publications in Book Chapters/Others
1. Investigating the green HRM practices awareness among the employees and impact on the employee’s performance in the organization Global Publishing House Vishakapatnam, AP ISBN 978-93-81563-98-4 Pg no 308-319

2. 2013:“Training & Development”, Dr Seema Sant Co-author with Dr. Handa & Prof Nisha, Published by Thakur Publisher, Pune.

Working Papers

1. Examining the Integration of Determinants: Employee Turnover Intention coauthor Shikha Singh Published in International Conference on Business Research & Innovation (ICBRI 2021) ISBN:978-81-95283-7-5 MDI (July 2021)

2. A study on Indian Veteran’s Career Transition- National Building Resources Coauthor Jay Devi Published in Empirical Economics Letters 20 (Special Issue) ISSN 16818997 Pg. 53-61 (April 2021)

3. Jobs in 4.0 Industrial Era Coauthor Dr Aruna Deshpande Published in JBIMS Spectrum International Research Conference 2020 ISSN 2320-7272 Pg 67 (Feb 2020)

4. 9th International Conference on Business and Commerce Management (ICBCM 2017) held at Singapore on 4th & 5th May 2017

6. A study on HR Analytics its usage in the decision making in IT sector" Riding the New Tides:Navigating the Future through Effective People Management FORE International OB & HR Conference FORE School of Management, New Delhi November 24-25 2016.

7. "HRO Trends & Challenges :Indian Context" International Conference on HRM, IBS Hyderabad 10th &11th March 16

8. Inclusion & Diversity- Cross Cultural Challenges for Companies in the era of globalization' International Conference Inclusive growth through innovative HR Practices,ITM ,Business School Kharghar 20th Feb 2015

9. Enhancing Quality of Work life through work life practices Multi disciplinary Research: A tool for Socio-Economic Development conducted by University of Mumbai, Laxmichand Golwala, Ramananad Arya DAV, JJTU 24th April 2015

10. “Changing Trends in Indian Banking “ in National Symposium on Change Management conducted by Xavier Institute of Development Action and Studies (XIDAS), Jabalpur,18th & 19th April 08

11. “Challenges of Talent Acquisition and Retention with respect of Global perspective “conducted by Prestige Institute of Management & Research, Indore. Sept 2008

12. “Impact of Technology on HR and challenges faced by Management” in 5th International conference conducted by Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) In Hyderabad December 2007

13. “Enhancing Student Learning through Innovative Teaching and Technology Strategies in International conference conducted by INC, Trichy, 8th December 2007

14. “Changing Paradigms in Management with reference to globalization” National conference conducted by Department of Business Administrator Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu June 2006

15. "Ethos and its relevance in modern management” conference conducted by INC Coimbatore December 2006

Work in Committees and Groups


Member of LACM Research Advisory Committee ,Little Angels’ College of Management(LACM) affiliated to Kathmandu University, Nepal

Custom Programs
Faculty Development Program on “Writing Research Paper for Indexed Journal” Hirachand Nemchand College of Commerce , Solapur
Conducted Training to program on “Professional Etiquette” Employees Walplast Product Pvt Ltd, Mumbai
Personality Assessment for self-awareness and for identification of training needs for employees test administered and feedback given to all employees for companies like CCYM & Vatsalya Trust Mumbai
Training on Goal setting and Presentation skill for MBA students at Institute of Management & Research , Jalgaon

Speaking Engagements
Panel Member in Panel discussion on ‘New Education Policy, 2020 And Commerce Education’ Conducted The Department of Commerce, Assam University Diphu Campus in collaboration with BMBB Commerce College, Guwahati ONLINE (22nd Sep, 2020)
Session on “Effective Business Communication” to Institute of Company Secretary India (ICSI),Navi Mumbai for 30 CS ( 30th November 2019)

Awards & Honours
Certificate of Appreciation for Editorial Board Member Consortium e-Learning Network 2020
Best Research Paper award at Conference Constructive Leadership & Intuitional Capacity Building: The Way Forward held at ISTD Anand, Gujarat on 5-6 January 2019
Dr. Seema Sant has received the Best Presentation Award at 19th International Conference on Business and Commerce Management (ICBCM 2017) held at Singapore on 4th & 5th May 2017