Prof. P. K. Jain
(Ph.D., Delhi University)
P.K. Jain is Professor of Finance at Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi. He holds an M.com as well as Ph.D in finance from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. He earlier served as the Head of Department of Management Studies and Co-ordinator of Dalmia Research Programme on Management in Asia. He was Modi Foundation Chair Professor as well as Dalmia Chair professor.
He has a teaching experience of more than 40 years in subjects related to Management Accounting, Financial Management, Financial Analysis, Cost Analysis and Cost Control. His research is primarily focused in the area of Corporate Finance. He has Authored/Co-authored more than 9 Text Books and 14 Research Books / Monographs. An empiricist, he investigates applied problems using real-business data to have the managerial implications of various financial aspects. P.K. Jain has published more than 160 research papers in Journals of national and international repute. Recently, his paper on “Capital Budgeting Decisions: Evidence from India” has been adjudged with the “Literati Award” by Emerald for Outstanding Excellence in Research. He has also presented research papers in more than three dozen conferences held in India and abroad; and many of them have been published in the conference proceedings. He is on the Board of academic institutions and reviewer of journals like, Vision, Abhigyan, Vikalp, Finance India, Management and Change.
He has been invited by several institutions as visiting professor to deliver lectures. The select list includes IIM Lucknow, IIM Indore, IIFT, ICAI, AIMA, IIITM etc. He had been visiting faculty at International Centre for Promotion of Enterprises Ljubljana, Slovenia for more than a decade. He has been conferred best teacher award by IIT Delhi in January 2012. In July 2012, he has also been conferred 3rd Asia’s Best B-School Awards entitled ‘Best Professor in Financial Management’ (in Singapore) by World Education Congress and CMO Asia as well as ‘Best Teacher in Financial Management’ (at Mumbai) by Amar Ujjalla (in November, 2012).
He has organized several management developments Programme (MDPs)/Continuing Education Programmes (CEPs) both for public and private sector executives. He has been organizing (w.e.f April 2001) Online Executive Development Programmes on Finance for Non-Finance executives. He has been associated with several research projects and consultancy in the field of Finance.
Area of Interest: Financial Management, Financial Analysis, Cost Analysis and Control, Management and Cost Accounting, Corporate Restructuring and Business Valuation.