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Complete teaching resources - teaser notes, background notes, problem analysis notes


Rich experiential books written by expert academicians and industry scholars


Over 200 cases on Indian success stories


Dynamic simulations to help students learn in a fun and engaging way

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Maxel Resources is a key division of Maxel Learning Private Limited. It develops research-based academic resources for students, institutions, training organizations, companies and government departments. Our mission is to improve the quality of education in India by developing high-quality Indian content that replaces the foreign and imported content that Indian users are forced to use in the absence of authentic Indian material.

With an expert team of researchers, content developers, reviewers, editors, writers, and distinguished academicians, we develop and market innovative world-class intellectual products including course materials for the existing as well as developing disciplines, articles, background notes, cases, simulations, corporate practice frameworks, video lectures & seminars, role plays, discussion materials, etc.As all the materials developed by Maxel Resources intend to create a link between knowledge and its application, its products are supported by technology by assimilating, generating and fostering some of the finest ideas and practices in the fields of education.

With a growing number of intellectual partners from across all the major disciplines, Maxel Resources is developing multiple intellectual platforms not only for content development but also for content delivery and for effective dissemination of innovative ideas, concepts, and practices.
The involvement and association of top Indian academicians provides Indian learners a whole new range of learning experiences by helping them gain the latest skills, knowledge, strategies, and tools needed to achieve excellence.

Established by the alumni of Harvard Business School, IIM, and IIT in partnership with eminent educators, corporate leaders, consultants, and authors, Maxel Learning Private Limited is one of India’s fastest growing learning solutions company providing Executive Education, Management Consulting, Skill Development, English Language Training, and Research, Content Development, & Publication.

With an expert team of eminent and distinguished academicians and content developers, Maxel Learning develops and markets innovative services and products supported by technology by assimilating, generating and fostering some of the finest ideas and practices in the fields of education. At Maxel Learning, we build world-class skills and capabilities; develop knowledge capital; and create intellectual assets.

As an ideal platform for those who want to excel in their professional pursuits through training, counseling, mentoring, intellectual resources, and online learning support, we create opportunities for the intellectual and personal development of people through intellectual efforts. we believe in maximizing the process of organizing human energies and activities at higher levels to achieve greater results.

Resource Persons


Dr. M Ashraf Rizvi [Founder]

A former Professor of Indian Institute of Management Indore with more than twenty six years of experience in India and abroad, DrRizvi is an eminent academician and author and has trained thousands of professionals. He has delivered lectures at premier institutes around the world which include IIMs, NITs, Harvard University, USA, Preston University, Sharjah, American University of Emirates, UAE, MARA University, Kuala Lumpur, BITS Pilani Dubai Campus, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, etc. DrRizvi led IIM Indore’s Executive Education as its Chairman from 2007 to 2012. From 1991 to 2006, DrRizvi worked as faculty in Indian School of Mines Dhanbad (Est. 1926). He was also a faculty at the National University of Sultanate of Oman, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat during 2001-02. DrRizvi is an alumnus of GCPCL 2010 of Harvard Business School. DrRizvi has authored 11 books and more than 50 articles.


Dr. S P Parashar [Advisor]

Dr S P Parashar is the former Director of IIM Indore. He has been an Inspirational Trainer, distinguished Professor, Researcher, Consultant, and Academic Leader. His experience spans over four decades, nationally and internationally. His areas of expertise include corporate finance, performance management, corporate strategy, leadership and strategic communication, corporate governance, risk management, bank international regulation, real estate appraisal and investment, and management case writing. Dr Parashar has published three books and more than 50 research papers, cases and book chapter. Dr Parashar has trained hundreds of bankers and corporate managers, nationally and internationally. At Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies, United Arab Emirates, he was rated ‘Academic Par Excellence’. Dr Parashar has been member of a number of corporate and management institute boards, expert committees of the government and the professional associations and bodies, nationally and internationally.


Dr. Yasho Verdhan Verma [Mentor]

An MBA and Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from IIT Kharagpur, Dr. Yasho Verdhan Verma has a very rich experience of over 30 years in leadership positions in top companies. DrVerma served as the Chief Executive Officer of MIRC Electronics Limited from July 10, 2013 to January 31, 2014. He served as the Chief Operating Officer of Indian Operations at LG Electronics Inc. since January 1, 2010. He also served as the Chief Operating Officer of LG Electronics India Pvt. Ltd. since December 2009. Dr. Verma started his career with TATA Steel in Jamshedpur and worked for around 15 years. He has lectured at London Business School, Seoul University, and Wharton Management School ,Philadelphia in addition to premier Management Institutes in India. Dr. Verma has also authored a popular book ,"‘Passion: The Untold story of LG in India’. He was awarded the ‘HERETIC’ and the ‘GALLUP’ awards by Business Today in 1997. He was also the winner of the ‘Exemplary Leader Award’ at the World HRD Congress 2009.


Dr. Prashant Nair [Executive Director]

An FPM of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and a mechanical engineering graduate from Calicut University, Dr. Prasanth Nair has a distinguished professional career in top multinational companies. He is currently heading Global HR Division of Cipla. Dr. Nair started his career in the engineering field with GEC Alsthom India Limited.

Post his Doctoral studies, he had been associated with the Human Resources function in the RPG Group and Wockhardt. He also headed the Human Resources function for Thomas Cook India Limited.

He has been awarded by the Bombay Management Association as the “Outstanding HR professional” in October 2012.


Dr. S Prakash Mathure [Board Member]

A D.Sc. and Ph.D. from Harvard Business School, USA, with an MBA and M.S from Melbourne University, Australia, Dr. Prakash Mathure brings about more than 30 years of corporate and academic experience, excelling in the field of operations, strategy, and international business. He has proved to be an outstanding leader in several roles. His areas of training and consulting interests include international business, business strategy, international finance, and general management.

A former Professor of Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai, Dr. Mathura’s corporate experience includes various leadership positions in multinational companies in USA, Australia, and India. He held the position of Country Director in India for Bell Pacific Group of Companies Australia during 1997 to 2002. He is currently Dean, Executive Education, Jaipuria Institute of Management Studies, Indirapuram.


Dr. Mukesh Chaturvedi [Board Member]

An M.M.S. and a Ph.D. from BITS Pilani and an alumnus of the prestigious International Visitor Program of USIA, Washington, D.C., USA, Dr. Mukesh Chaturvedi is an independent director and serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Maxel Learning. Dr Chaturvedi has been a Professor of Marketing and Business Communication with IMT Ghaziabad, MDI Gurgaon, XLRI Jamshedpur and BITS Pilani.

He has been the Acting Director & Dean (Academics) of IMT Ghaziabad; Director, Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, Delhi; and Founder Director of the Amity Centre for CRM, ABS Noida. He has also been a Visiting Faculty to Rouen Business School, France, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Ranchi, IIM Rohtak, IIFT Delhi, et al.


Mr. Kamalji Sahay [Board Member]

Advisor (life reinsurance) with GIC Re at Mumbai, and a Director on the Board of the India First Life Ins. Co., Mr Kamalji Sahay serves a member of the Board of Directors of Maxel Learning. From 2008 to 2012 he held the position of MD & CEO, Star Union Daichi Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
Under his leadership the SUD Life emerged as India’s fastest growing and most economically managed life ins. Company. 
SUD Life was the 22nd company to enter the market in 2009 but as on 31st March 2012 the company ranked 12th among all insurers, well ahead of many well established brands. He is also credited with the introduction of the Reverse Mortgage Loan enabled Annuity product, first time in the Indian market.
MrSahay possesses 35 years of experience of working in the life insurance industry. From 1977 to 2008 he worked with LIC of India in several key positions rising to the level of Executive Director. He also played key role in setting up LIC’s JV in Nepal in 2001.


Prof Mirza S Saiyadain [Advisor]

A Former Professor of IIM Ahmedabad with forty years of teaching experience in top universities in India and abroad including University of Kansas (USA), Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad (India), Lagos University (Nigeria), McGill University (Canada),University Sains Malaysia (Malaysia), Dr Saiyadain is a member of the Academic and Research Board of Maxel Learning (P) Limited. He has been a consultant to UNESCO, UNFPA, Arab State Broadcasting Union, Asia Pacific Institute of Broadcasting, Malaysia, Tribhuwan University, Nepal and many public and private sector organizations including multinationals in India and abroad. He designed and delivered MDPs in such countries as Nigeria, Malaysia, Jordan, Syria, Nepal and Maldives. Most of these programmes have been in the field of management in general and human resources management in particular.Published 19 books and 35 articles in leading journals of management. Some of books titles include: Human Resources Management (Tata McGraw Hill), Personnel Management (Tata McGraw Hill), Population Management Communication (UNESCO/AIBD), Challenges in Adult Education (McMillan, India), Attitudes and Values of Upcoming Nigerian Professionals (Georgia State University), Human Resources Management in Banking Industry (South East Asia), Managerial Training and Development in Malaysia (MIM, Kuala Lumpur), Organizational Behaviour (Tata McGraw Hill), Organization Structure and Design: An Indian Perspective (Macmillan), Advances in Human Resource Management (Exel).


Dr. Simmy Kataria [Advisor]

A PhD in Behavioural Sciences from University of Berkeley, MS in Communications from Boston University, and BA in Management and Martketing from Eckerd College – St. Petersburg, Florida, Dr. Simmy Kataria is a executive coach, trainer and an educator with over two decades in the business world where she has provided strategy to roll-out marketing strategies, managed, led, mentored, coached, trained and developed capable executives in the Middle East, US and India. Dr. Simmy Kataria has had key senior positions for over a pan of Fortune 500 clients Dr. Simmy Kataria is a Certified Executive Coach from Franklin Covey International and Results Coaching Systems, India.With over 20 years of academic and corporate pursuits, Dr. Simmy Kataria puts her entire passion and experience to teach and train. Dr. Simmy Kataria has delivered programs on soft skills, business strategy, communications, professional effectiveness, behavioral and leadership programs both at institutions and corporate both in the US and India. Dr. Simmy Kataria has developed her own customized programs, workshops, peer-to-peer mentoring and senior management training, executive coaching, group coaching and mentoring. Dr. Simmy Kataria has been associated with major corporations and institutions, such as, Citibank, HSBC, Hewlett Packard, Grey Direct Marketing group, Y&R /Team USPS, Wunderman, Siemens, AT&T, IBM, United States Postal Service, Sun Microsystems, IBM, Oracle, Reliance Retail and Lintas Personal. Boston University, George Mason University, Xavier College, S.P.Jain School of Management


Dr. Mahesh Ramamani [Advisor]

A former Professor of the Information Systems IIM Indore in 2010, Dr Mahesh Ramamani worked .as Adjunct Faculty, Management Information Systems Department, School of Management, University of Michigan, USA and as Research Fellow, Center for Leadership of Digital Enterprise, Eli Broad College of Business, MSU – August ’05 till June 2010.
Prof Ramamani has published large number of research articles in the national and international journals and he has received several honours and awards including Eli Broad College of Business Summer Research Grant May 2009, MSU International Business Center (CIBER) Research Grant – 2007 and 2009, Center for Leadership of Digital Enterprise Fellowship, Eli Broad College of Business, 2005 – 2010, and Certified Quality Assurance Analyst attested by the Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 2002.Prof. Mahesh Ramamani’s research interests span across two dimensions – business value of information technology and management and deployment of services. Mainly, he studies knowledge transfer issues in services management and implications of outsourcing strategies. His teaching interests include Information Systems for Managers, Contemporary IT strategy and management in firms, Managing software project engagements, and Strategy of technology for the modern enterprise.He is a reviewer of several reputed journals including IEEE – Transactions Engineering Management Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Information Technology and People (IS&T), andE-Commerce Research and Applications journal.


Dr. Maya Khemlani David [Advisor]

Dr. Maya Khemlani David (Faculty of Languages and Lingusitics, University of Malaya) is an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Linguists, United Kingdom. As a sociolinguist, Dr. David has a special interest in discourse analysis, languages in Malaysian minority communities, and the role of language in establishing and maintaining national unity. 

Dr. David is a Member of the Managing Board of The Social Capital Foundation and a Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Communication Practices. Maya David is the Linguapax Prize Winner for 2007. Her publications include The Sindhis of Malaysia: A Sociolinguistic Account (2001, London, ASEAN) and co-written Writing a Research Paper (2006, Serdang: UPM). Her co-edited and edited publications are Politeness in Malaysian Family Talk (2008, Serdang: UPM), Language and Human Rights: Focus on Malaysia (2007, Serdang: UPM), Language and the Power of the Media (2006, Frankfurt, Peter Lang), Language Choices and Discourse of Malaysian Families: Case Studies of Families in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2006, Petaling Jaya, Strategic International and Research Development Centre), Teaching of English in Second and Foreign Language Settings: Focus on Malaysia (2004, Frankfurt, Peter Lang) and Developing Reading Skills (2002, Kuala Lumpur: Melta/Sasbadi).

vivek verma

Mr. Vivek Kumar Verma [Advisor]

Former Head, Learning & Development with GIPET
 and Former HR, Talent Development Manager of Reliance Communications and UNINOR (Telenor Norway) Global Telecom, Vivek Verma is a trainer and executive coach with experience in Classroom & OJC, OJT and credit.

A Professional with Masters in Business Administration, Diploma in Training & Development from ISTD & LL.B with over thirteen years of experience in leadership development, Employee Relations, and HR related Administration & Compliance primarily in the Telecommunications, Consumer Durables and Educational Industries, Mr Verma is skilled in motivating individuals and professionals to excel.

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