Dr. Sonu Goyal is a Professor of Business and Corporate Strategy at International Management Institute, New Delhi, since December 2008. Prior to that, she was a Professor of Business Strategy at IMT, Ghaziabad. She has done her Ph.D from the Faculty of Management studies, University of Delhi in the area of Strategic Management. Her doctoral research focused on the growth strategies of the Indian IT service companies and their business model.
Her research, teaching and training interests lie in the area of Industry and Competitive Dynamics, Entrepreneurship, International Business, CSR, Sustainable Development and Doing Business in Emerging Markets. She has been using case methodology as the key pedagogy for all her subjects and has rich case writing experience on diverse managerial challenges. She participated in the Global Colloquium on Participant Centered Learning at Harvard Business School at Boston in July 2012 and Harvard Center at Shanghai in March 2013. She has also been engaged in Faculty development Programs on case writing and teaching methodology. Her cases have been published in various books and journals such as Vikalpa, an IIMA journal.
She has active research and training interest in the area of CSR and Sustainability. She chaired an International Conference on ‘Green Competitiveness for Sustainable Development’ in collaboration with George Mason University, USA and Monash University, Australia, in 2007. She has also edited a book on ‘Green Business’. She was the coordinator for CSR training for select CPSE’s of Northern India, identified by the Department of Public Enterprises, from 2010 till 2013. She has been a consultant for developing CSR policy and conducted impact assessment for CSR projects undertaken by companies. She has immense research and teaching interest in the area of social development. Her current research focuses on Innovative interventions for livelihood promotion in the informal economy.
She has been the faculty for Doing Business in India course for the Omnium Global Executive MBA Program of Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada and St. Gallen University from 2010 till 2015. She has facilitated top management leadership programs on Strategic Thinking, Execution & Organizational Effectiveness, Global Competitiveness, CSR and Sustainability. She spearheaded the program on Entrepreneur’s path to Global Expansion in collaboration with Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion and InWent Capacity Building International, Germany for Indian entrepreneurs in 2009. She has been an active member of the National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) and a certified Goldman Sachs - NEN Scholar.