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Name: Dr.R Prasanth Kumar
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Food Business Management and Entrepreneurship
Contact No: 0130-2281227
Email: prasanth[at]niftem[dot]ac[dot]in
Area of Interest/Specialization:
  1. Finance and Accounting
Degree NameSubject/Research AreaUniversity/CollegeYear
FDP Management Indian Institute of Management, Indore 2018
Ph.D Strategic Finance (Title: Performance evaluation of M&A in Banking) Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati 2014
M.Phil Investment Management (Title: Performance evaluation of mutual funds) Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati 2010
MBA Finance (Major), Systems (Minor) Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati 2005
Degree/Designation NameSubject(s) Taught*University/CollegeYear
Ph.D Emerging Issues in Finance and Accounting Research NIFTEM 2014 - Till Date
MBA Financial Management, Financial Accounting, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management, Financial Derivatives, Managerial Economics, Entrepreneurship NIFTEM 2014 - Till Date
M.Tech Project Finance, Entrepreneurship NIFTEM 2014 - Till Date
B.Tech Financial Management, Financial Accounting, New Enterprise Financing, Entrepreneurship NIFTEM 2014 - Till Date
Awards & Honours (if any):
  1. UGC-NET-JRF(Management) Awardee in December, 2010
  2. SET-(Management)APSCHE, AP. Awardee ,2012
  3. UGC-NET(Tourism Management) Awardee, 2013
Major Publications (Last 5 years):
  1. (2021) Cryptocurrency and Global Economy: A Review, Empirical Economics Letters, 20:119-131. {ABDC-C}.
  2. (2018) Performance evaluation of mergers and acquisitions in Indian banking industry, Finance India, 32(3): 929-934. {ABDC-C}.
  3. (2015) Working capital management and firm's profitability: Evidence from select food processing companies in India, International Journal of Business Intelligence and Innovations, Special Issue 2, 200-207.
  4. (2013) Foreign direct investment in Indian food processing industry: An Analysis. International journal of marketing 1(1): 49-52.
  5. (2013) Can Basel III norms be implemented in Indian banking sector successfully? Journal of Banking Finance 26(12): 20-24.
  6. (2013) Impact of Mergers on the Financial Performance of Indian Commercial Banks. Sumedha Journal of Management 2(1): 117-129.
  7. (2013) Physical Performance of Merged banks in India: Comparative study of Public and Private Sectors. GITAM Journal of Management 11(2): 40-54.
Publications under Pipeline:
  1. Evaluation of Operational Efficiency: A Case Study (Under Review - ABDC)
  2. Inventory Management Practices and Firm Performance: A Bibliometric Review (Under Review - ABDC)
  3. Pricing and Performance of IPO: Directions for future research (Under Review - ABDC)
International Experience(s)/Collaboration(s)/Consultancy:
  • Asian Productivity Organization - Cornell University Workshop at Indonesia
Externally Funded Projects:
  1. (2019) Social Entrepreneurship: Impact Assessment funded by Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi (Under Progress)
  2. (2019) Performance of SMEs: Seed Grant Project (Under Progress)
  3. (2018) Mapping the factors of rural entrepreneurship funded by Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education, Hyderabad (Completed)

Externally Funded Training Programmes:

  1. (2019) Consultant Nodal Officer, ACABC Training Scheme, MANAGE, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Gov. of India. ( Under Progress)
  2. (2019) Faculty Development Programme on Entrepreneurship funded by EDII, NSTEDB.
  3. (2020) Two Online Faculty Development Programmes on Entrepreneurship funded by NSTEDB, DST, Govt. of India.
  4. (2020) Two Online Women Entrepreneurship Development Programmes funded by NSTEDB, DST, Govt. of India.
Patent(if any):
Books(if any):

Book Chapters:

  1. (2013) Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Corporate Financial Performance: A Case Study on ICICI Bank. Business strategies for sustainable growth - A global perspective (Eds.). NCRC Publications, Coimbatore, pp. 31-35. [ISBN 978-93-81537-07-7].
  2. (2013). Financial Performance of Andhra Bank during Global financial crisis: A CAMEL approach. Business Management Trends: Trends and Progress (Eds.), Paramount Publishing House, Hyderabad, pp. 256-263. [ISBN-978-93-82163-08-4].
  3. (2013) Measuring Financial Inclusion: A CRISIL's Inclusix Index. Management Blue Print (Eds). Bonfring Publishing, Coimbatore, pp. 53-58. [ISBN-978-93-82338-73-4].
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