was born on August 15, 1961, in Jaipur, Rajasthan. He is a celebrated academician and a renowned author. He is currently the Chairperson and Professor at International Projects Division in Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT). He has authored the popularly prescribed textbooks on International Marketing. Rakesh Mohan Joshi has been an erudite student since his schooling. He was an ardent lover of international business strategies and entrepreneurship. This resulted in him securing the Gold Medal in the EMIT - Executive Masters in International Trade, IIFT. He is inquisitive about the intercontinental trade policies and their implications and is a professor for the same across continents like Asia and Africa.
Rakesh Mohan Joshi has been the Chief Resource Person in conducting Capacity Building Programmes in a number of countries like Vietnam, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Malaysia etc. He was a contributor in establishing a Pan-African Institute of Foreign Trade in Uganda as well. Dr. Rakesh Mohan Joshi has completed his M. Sc. (First Division) from the Karnal National Dairy Research Institute and an MBA from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. He completed EMIT in IIFT and later was endowed with a Ph.D. in Management from the University of Rajasthan. Subsequently, he received a four-year scholarship from the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Rakesh Mohan Joshi’s achievements include getting a full scholarship for EEPCL from Harvard Business School, obtaining a gold medal from the prestigious IIFT, being a Lead Auditor for British Standard Institute in the UK and the list goes on.
He has also acquired a four-year scholarship from Rajasthan Co-Operative Dairy Federation. Rakesh Mohan Joshi also received the National Talent Search Scholarship during high school years. Dr. Rakesh Mohan Joshi’s case studies regarding global strategies of consumerism are widely acclaimed by London Business School. These case studies are Gujarat Electricity Board’s Turnaround in 2007 and Strategic Acquisitions of Videocon in Consumer Electronics in 2008. Rakesh Mohan Joshi is known to take part actively in conducting guidance and development programs in International Business and Globalization for corporate, government employees, diplomats etc. In the year 2005, Rakesh Mohan Joshi decided to author a standard book that is easy to comprehend, as there were no books of quality back then. This resulted in the origination of the book International Marketing, published by Oxford University Press. He chose this publication house due to its wider reach globally. He later wrote another book International Business in the year 2009.
Rakesh Mohan Joshi is an author, management expert and a scholar in India. He is well known for his scholarly aptitude and skilled writing. Prof. Joshi’s authored books are widely suggested as important text books in numerous business schools all around the world. His case studies have been published by European Case Clearing House (ECCH), Administrator, London Business School, the Smart Manager and Lal Bahadur Shastri’s journal National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie; and awarded by London Business School. Prof. Joshi was born on 15th of August, 1961 in the pink city of India, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
For now he is the Chairperson and Professor, Capacity Development and International Collaborations at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. He has also been the Chief Resource Person for conducting capacity development programme on International Trade for participants based in various countries, Fiji, Vietnam, Bangladesh, India, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Pakistan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Republic of China to name a few.
He also supervised efforts of India in building indigenous capacity in the field of International Trade and Business in Africa and is engrossed in emplacing a Pan-African India-Africa Institute of Foreign Trade in Kampala, Uganda. He conducted Capacity Building Programmes on International Business in African countries including Ethiopia, Botswana, South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda, Mauritius, Sudan, Burkina Faso, Egypt and Seychelles.
Prof. Joshi attended National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal for his Master of Science/ Technology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur for Master of Business Administration, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade,
for Executive Masters in International Trade and the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur for Doctor of Philosophy in Management. Prof. Joshi has been awarded and has received many Scholarships; He was awarded with IIFT's Gold Medal in Executive Masters in International Trade (EMIT), for securing first position. He was the lead Auditor in British Standard Institute at United Kingdom.
He received full scholarship for EEPCLfrom Harvard Business School. He made it to Scholarship for two years of Post-graduation from Indian Council of Agricultural Research's Junior Fellowship. He got the scholarship for four years of graduation from Rajasthan Co-operative Dairy Federation. He picked the scholarship for four years of graduation from Board of Secondary Education Rajasthan T.W.F. Scholarship.
He scored scholarship for four years of graduation from Indian Council of Agricultural Research’s Scholarship. National Rural Talent Search Scholarship for three years during IX, X and XIth standard of schooling also got into his pocket. He wrote books like International Business in 2009 and International Marketing in 2005. He has supervised research and training programs in different countries related to globalization, International Trade and Marketing for entrepreneurs, Businesspersons, exporters, government officials, corporate executives and diploma.