Professor, Finance



Dr. N. R. Parasuraman has 27 years of experience in diverse areas of finance. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries and the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants, apart from being a Law graduate. His Ph.D. was on the subject “Capital Structuring of Indian Companies”. He was the Company Secretary of Federal Bank for 5 years.

He has worked as Finance Manager of KEK group of Companies, Trivandrum and as a Securities Analyst for Joindre Capital Services, Mumbai. He has been in full-time academics for the last twelve years. His special areas of teaching and research are Strategy, Financial Derivatives and Multinational Finance.

He has published 25 papers and concept articles in various journals. He has authored a book titled ‘Fundamentals of Financial Derivatives’ published by Wiley India Limited, which figured in the Business World top 10 management bestsellers in August 2008. He is also currently an Adjunct Faculty at the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode.

“It was enjoyable teaching the BLP and HRLP students the fundamental course in Finance. It was great working with the highly cooperating and hospitable staff and family of SOIL.” – N R Parasuraman


Associate Dean and Program Chair, Post Graduate Program in Business Leadership

Ph.D., Delhi University


Prof. Neetika Batra is a graduate from SRCC, and masters in finance from Delhi University. She was a rank holder at school and university level. She started her career in the year 1990 in Investment banking with SBI Capital Markets Ltd. There, she was initially heading an equity scheme of SBI Mutual Fund. Thereafter, she was heading the team of Corporate finance professionals as Vice President for several years, handling activities like issue management, funds syndication, project advisory services and so on. Then she co-founded her own boutique investment banking company in 2005, which later got merged with another investment bank. Simultaneously, she started getting involved in teaching and consulting assignments. She has been in the academic world for the last about eight years and was a visiting faculty to many prestigious B-schools, teaching a variety of core and specialization subjects in Finance. Simultaneously, she was into designing and conducting various MDPs and corporate training programs.

She has also written a textbook on “Investment Planning” for an institute she had earlier worked with. Currently, she chairs the Business Leadership Program and is the finance professor at SOIL. She has completed her Ph.D. from Delhi University in the area of Priority Sector Lending by banks in India.


Visiting Faculty, Accounting

CFA, Cost Accountant (AICWA), MFC


Prof. Vivek Bhatia is a qualified Cost Accountant (AICWA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Licensed International Financial Analyst (LIFA) from IRA (UK), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) from ICMA (AUSTRALIA). He has also done his Masters in Finance & Control (MFC). He has work experience of 8 years in the industry & from the last 11 years, he has been into academics teaching various subjects in the area of Finance & Accounting. He has been visiting various B-Schools & Management Institutions like Management Development Institute, International Management Institute, Fore School of Management, National Institute of Financial Management, IBS- Gurgaon.

His specialization includes Financial & Cost Accounting, Investment Management, International Financial Management & Financial Risk Management. He has taken lots of Management Development Programs for various corporates.