An academician in the areas of Entrepreneurship Education, Dr. Satya Ranjan Acharya holds expertise in training budding entrepreneurs as well as grooming developed entrepreneurs. He is an Associate Senior Faculty at EDII.
Prior to joining EDII he was associated with reputed Business Schools and worked as a research fellow at KL Chair of Entrepreneurship at IIM Ahmedabad.
He has attended 'Startup Accelerators in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem' at MASHAV - Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation, Israel, and 'Application of Business Simulation for Entrepreneurship Teaching' at the University of Tennessee, USA and that added to his proficiency in the areas of entrepreneurship.
He teaches courses in New Enterprise Creation, Entrepreneurial Finance and Security Analysis. He has conducted various management development programs in areas such as Agri Entrepreneurship, Technology Entrepreneurship and Business Incubation. He has organized faculty development program on entrepreneurship teaching and startup incubation for Department of Education, Govt of Gujarat.
He is engaged with Startup focused initiatives of Government of Gujarat, MHRD Innovation cell at All India Council of Technical Education and various universities/Institutions. He consistently contributes to strengthen the concept of entrepreneurship as a member of the organizing team of the Vibrant Gujarat Startup Summit organized by Industry Industries Commissionerate , Govt of Gujarat and Annual conference on Student Startup Innovation Policy organized by Gujarat Knowledge Society.
He is also the director of CRADLE, Centre for Advancing and Launching Enterprises, a DST sponsored centre at EDII.