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Director's Message

"SIOM a unique institution under the banner of Symbiosis, is a competency building institute, with phenomenal achievements since its inception in 2005 and a name to reckon for Operations and SCM talent hunt. With its B2B styled education philosophy, SIOM’s management programmes are highly industry linked and is now the destination for all who are excited by the Operations and Supply Chain domain. The dynamic learning environment with high project content and peer ecosystem helps learners get an enriching experience. Its students "wear many hats" as versatile, adaptable and multitalented and someone who has a rich and successful life and career. SIOM's innovative curriculum challenges thinking and introduces students to multiple business perspectives to build the foundation needed to be an effective Techno-Business Manager and a leader. The SIOM fraternity is highly committed to its mission in Empowering Operations Excellence. Perfection is the name of the game at SIOM campus. My faculty, staff and students individually and collectively strive hard and live by our mission I invite aspirants, industry subject matter experts and recruiters to collaborate and explore our synergies SIOM believes that – a path is made by walking on it. As an Institution SIOM shall radiate Leadership, Creativity, Attitude, Skills and Learning from its every corner to cast its rays towards empowering Operations excellence in the Industry."

Director, SIOM

Director Introduction

Dr. Vandana Sonwaney
Director, SIOM

Dr. Vandana Sonwaney, Director, Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, shifted to academics 27 years back after 12 years of corporate experience in the Electronic, FMCG, and Services sector with profiles in brand liquidation, logistics service enhancement, S&OP, and SCM and Consulting.

Her exemplary work in curriculum development focused on continually evolving competency requirements of the industry, culminating in shaping a niche Institute in the field of Operations Management that SIOM stands conceitedly today and speedily evolving into a center of operations excellence. Under her leadership, SIOM bagged “Best Industry Interface” and “Best Industry oriented curriculum” every year since 2009. SIOM also received the “Prestigious Education Excellence Award 2018” from the “Confederation of International Accreditation Commission forum” in Delhi.


Dr. Vandana is a recipient of the” Distinguished Service Award” for her contribution to fostering Management Research, she received the “Indian Leadership Award” for Education Excellence by All India Achievers Foundation New Delhi and the " Outstanding B School Director Award" in 2019.

Dr. Vandana has worked on the CII Maharashtra task force for Manufacturing and Innovation and also as a Co-Convener of Industry -Institute collaboration at CII North West Maharashtra Zone. She is on the National Advisory Board of the Small and Medium Enterprises Chamber of India. She awarded the Prof. Indira Parikh 50 Women in Education Leaders award on July 7, 2022. She was awarded the Prof. Indira Parikh 50 Women n Education Leaders award on July 7, 2022

Dr. Vandana is also an Independent Director on the Company Boards. She is a member of the Board of Symbiosis International Deemed University.

Her keen drive for competency-building, technology-oriented, and corporate-linked learning systems has been the game changer. With the vision of empowering & leading Operations Excellence for industry & community at large, she pledges to fuel transformation & leadership competencies to medium & small firms in a constructive way.

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