Naveen Munjal, MD of Hero Electric to teach a course on the ‘Economics of Electric Vehicles’ at Masters’ Union School of Business
New Delhi: Masters’ Union School of Business today announced that Managing Director of Hero Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd, Naveen Munjal, will be teaching a course on the ‘Economics of Electric Vehicles’ at the institute. The course will delve into how India can develop an ecosystem around electric vehicles, related regulatory aspects, unique India advantages that exist and how the EV ecosystem will impact shared mobility in the country.
An alumnus of Huron University UK, Munjal started his automotive journey working at Landrover. He later joined his family business, Hero Cycles and worked on its expansion to International markets. Post that, he went on to launch Hero Electric and steered it to be the leading manufacturer and a market leader in the Electric Vehicles 2-wheeler segment in India. He also chairs SMEV (Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles), the only representative body of the Indian Electric Vehicle Industry in India since its inception.
Discussing his plans of joining the B-school as a Masters’ Union, Naveen Munjal said, “It is extremely important for people to understand the practicalities of business and not just theory. I am very excited to be a part of Masters’ Union and looking forward to impart all the knowledge I have built up over the years to the students.”
Masters’ Union is a new technology focused business school where CEOs, CXOs and some of India’s leading policymakers will mentor students. Along with Munjal, some of the others who will be teaching at Masters’ Union School of Business include Arun Maira (Former Chairman, Boston Consulting Group), Satish Krishnan (Former MD, Financial Markets, Standard Chartered Bank), Rajiv Gulati (Former MD, Eli Lilly and Company), Elkana Ezekiel (Former CMO, Samsung Electronics), Shailaja Chandra (Former Chief Secretary, Govt. of Delhi), K Sujatha Rao (Former Health Secretary, Govt. of India) to a name few.
The B-school recently announced the launch of India’s largest student-managed investment fund (SMIF) with a Rs 5-crore corpus. The school is currently accepting applications and will commence classes for its first batch from August 2020.