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Manika Avasthi


Area: Business Essentials

  • Snead Hall
  • 301 W. Main Street
  • Box 844000
  • Richmond, VA, 23284-4000
  • Office: B1212B


  • Business Foundations, Business Communication, Intercultural Communication, Service Learning, Organizational Behavior
  • Cognitive processes in learning
    Professionalism in students

Manika Avasthi is a business faculty with a focus on business foundations and communications. As a business foundations faculty, she helps students build entrepreneurial thinking and practice analytical skills needed for their advanced business courses and careers. She is also a developer of service-learning model program to engage business students with community non-profits, resulting in practical experience for the students. Her areas of expertise are experiential learning, and business organization and communication. She has over 20 years of teaching and professional work experience in India, Canada, and the United States.