Dr M Chandra Shekar

Short Bio

Dr. M. Chandra Shekar working as an Assistant Professor in the area of Finance & Accounting at Institute of Public Enterprise. He has written articles in professional journals (The Journal of Management Accountant), reputed Magazines (Forbes India) and business daily’s (The Financial Express & Business Standard). His areas of expertise in teaching and training includes Accounting, Corporate Finance, Financial Modeling using Excel. His research interest includes Empirical research in Corporate Finance and Startups in India.

Dr M Chandra shekar

Assistant Professor


Prior to the stint with IPE, he worked as an Assistant Professor at NIIT University (ICICI Business Leadership Programme) and trained M2 level Managers of ICICI Bank Limited. Before this, he worked as an Academic Consultant for PGP and PGPMAX at Indian School of Business Hyderabad (ISB) in the area of Finance and Accounting. He has been groomed for a teaching and research career in management at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmadabad as a Trainee Academic Associate.

Academic Area and Degrees

Academic Area: Accounting & Finance
Degrees: M.Com, PGDBM, UGC-NET, AP-Set, Ph.D

Academic Appoinments
  • NIIT University
  • IIM-A
  • ISB Hyderabad.
Courses Teaching
  • Financial Modeling
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost & Management Accounting
Research Interests
  • Corporate Finance, Start-ups.
Featured work and Publications
  • The research paper titled “Global Accounting Practices – A case of study of Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories Limited” published in the research journal The Management Accountant of ICMAI in April 2016 issue and the ISSN number 0972-3528.
  • Article titled “Share buybacks – A way to stabilize Indian Financial Markets” Published in Forbes India on March 28th 2016.
  • Paper presented titled “The effect of Share Repurchase – A Study on Share Price Behavior In India” at IGIDR – IBS, at 8th Doctoral Colloquium held on April 23rd & 24th 2015.
  • Paper titled “Technology Implementation in Public Sectors units of Andhra Pradesh” Published in International Journal of Advanced Computer Research (ISSN 2249-7277) 2014.
  • “Public-Private Partnership – The Need of the Hour” edited book published by Bloomsbury India publishers (ISBN 978-93-82951-59-9) 2014.
Media Apperances
  • 1. “Indian IT needs to invest in R&D” published on 18th April 2017, The Financial Express. http://epaper.financialexpress.com/c/18405149
  • 2. “Is the taxi-sharing model here to stay?” published on 27th January, 2017, The Financial Express. http://epaper.financialexpress.com/c/16420188
  • 3. “Demonetisation and beyond” published on 6th December 2016, The Financial Express. http://epaper.financialexpress.com/c/15151451
  • 4. “Educating the teachers-what India needs a PPP model in education” – The Financial Express on 7th October, 2016. http://epaper.financialexpress.com/c/13752220
  • 5. “Mind the skills gap” – The Financial Express on 25th August, 2016. http://epaper.financialexpress.com/c/12729014
  • 6. “Capitalising on Humans” – The Financial Express on 16th June, 2016 http://epaper.financialexpress.com/c/16014422
  • 7. “Government must collaborate more with start-ups” – The Financial Express on 13th May 2016. http://epaper.financialexpress.com/c/10274234
  • 8. “E-Commerce on the rise, leading to tax surge, too” –The Hans India, 27th March 16. http://epaper.thehansindia.com/760543/THE-HANS-INDIA/HYDERABAD#page/7/1
  • 9. “Bearish Markets likely see churn in Indian Startups” – The Hans India (Editorial), 19th Feb 16. http://epaper.thehansindia.com/726056/THE-HANS-INDIA/HYDERABAD#page/9/1
  • 10. “Managing 21st-century Startups” – The Hans India (editorial), 30 January 2016. http://epaper.thehansindia.com/706856/THE-HANS-INDIA/HYDERABAD#page/9/2