Dr. Dave completed his UG and PG studies from University of Madras.
He holds a Ph.D. from Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, India and is an Alumni of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India (IIMA). He has more than 23 years of experience in the field of management education. He has parallel visiting faculty experience of more than 20 years. He has been an Institutional Builder with experience of setting-up of UG / PG and AICTE approved institutes and programmes and contributing to the development of a Private Universities. A veteran academic, Dr. Dave is an approved Ph.D. Research Supervisor in Govt. and Private Universities of Gujarat. He has published and presented more than 85 papers / case studies / projects in national and international journals of repute and have published books. He has delivered technical / domain-specific sessions at National and International Conferences /Workshops / etc in India and abroad.
He has guided three Doctoral Work and more than 450 PG and 200 UG Projects. He has worked as the Principal Investigator and led a team for the preparation of District Human Development Report for Vadodara and Chhotaudepur Districts of Gujarat, Govt. of Gujarat. He was invited and had visited as a Lead Investigator / Coordinator on the Multidisciplinary Operations Research Project in Healthcare in an International Collaborative Project at University of Exeter Medical School, UK. He is a Reviewer to selected International Journals. He is a contributory member of various management associations like All India Management Association (AIMA), India; American Marketing Association (AMA), USA; Strategic Management Society (SMS), USA; Academy of Marketing Science (AMS), USA; Project Management Institute (PMI), USA, The Operational Research Society, UK & India; European Marketing Academy (EMAC), Belgium among many others.