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  • Name: Dr. Meena Bhatia
  • Designation: Associate Professor
  • Center: PGDM, FPM (Doctoral Programme)
  • Extension: 358
  • Email: meena.bhatia@bimtech.ac.in
  • Date Of joining: 2 Jul 2013

About

Dr Meena Bhatia has over 20 years of experience which includes both corporate and academic experience. Her teaching interests range from financial accounting, management accounting, corporate finance, Management control system, and Securities Analysis and portfolio management. She has taught at post graduate management programmes of BIMTECH, IIFT, IMT, Bombay Stock Exchange Institute and many other B Schools in NCR. Besides this she has also taught at University of Bradford, UK.

Her research interest and contribution include topics covering financial markets, disclosures and financial reporting. She has presented her research work at internationally acclaimed institutions such as, Harvard University (Boston USA), University of London, IIM (Ahmadabad), IIT (Delhi), IIT (Kharagpur) IIM (Lucknow), IMI (Delhi), etc. Dr Bhatia has publications in national and international journals of repute. She is also providing research guidance to PhD scholars. She is on the Editorial Board and on reviewers’ panel of South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases published by Sage Publications and on the reviewers’ panel of many Emerald and Inderscience Journals.

Dr Bhatia is passionately involved in Management development and training programs. She routinely conducts training & development programmes in costing, finance, accounting, analysis and investments for managers of Private and Public sector enterprises in India. She has provided consultancy to a small and medium scale enterprise.

She has a PhD in Finance, besides being FCMA, CFA, MBA and B.Com (Hons) from Delhi University. She is a merit holder of Institute of Cost Accountants of India, and scholarship holder of Institute of Chartered Financial Analyst of India.

Area of specialization

Financial Accounting, Management accounting, Corporate finance, Investment Management and Management Control systems.

Awards Academic Honours

Merit Holder of ICWAI, Scholarship holder of ICFAI

Books

  • Bhatia M and Mehrotra V (2018). Chapter titled “Accounting transformation in India” in the International book titled “Transformation of Accounting Systems in different countries under the influence of convergent processes”, Business Perspectives publishing.
  • Bhatia (2018). "The Financial Implications of Funding Quality Practices: A Cost-Benefit Perspective" in the book titled Cases on Quality Initiatives for Organizational Longevity, IGI publishing.
  • Bhatia, M., Mehrotra, V. (2015). Intellectual capital disclosure and determinants—Evidence from Indian banking sector. In Puri, A.K., Singh, K. (Eds), Emerging Horizons in Finance (pp. 326).Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd.

Conference Papers

  • Presented paper titled,” Do Accounting Numbers have any relation with Stock prices? A case of Public and Private sector banks of India” at International Conference International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences (IISES), 1st-5th October 2018, FHWien der WKW, Austria
  • Presented paper titled, "Value relevance of accounting information: Comparative study of Indian public and private sector banks" at International Conference on Strategies in Volatile and Uncertain Environment for Emerging Markets, DMS IIT Delhi July 2017
  • Presented paper titled, "Accounting Conservatism and Corporate Governance: Evidence from Indian Banking Sector" at ICFMCF, VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur July 2017
  • Presented paper titled, "Value relevance of accounting information: a comparative study of Indian public and private sector banks" at Conference, held at University of London, Nov 2016.
  • Presented paper, "Intellectual Capital Disclosure and Determinants: Evidence from Indian Banking Sector" at FIFC Nov 2014.
  • Presented paper titled, "Intellectual Capital Disclosure and Attributes: Evidence from Indian Banking Sector" at IJAS Conference, held on the Harvard Campus, Boston, USA, May 2014.
  • Presented paper titled "Intellectual Capital disclosures in IPO prospectuses of Indian companies", at the IFC2013, organized at IIM Ahmedabad, Dec 2013.
  • Presented paper titled "Voluntary Disclosure of Financial ratios in India", at IAF Conference, organized by IIM Lucknow, Sep 2013.
  • Presented paper titled "Review of Indian Stock Exchanges", at the International conference in Finance, Accounting & Global Investments, IMI New Delhi, August 2008.
  • Presented a paper titled "Changing practices of Indian Brokerage Industry", at the International Conference on "˜Globalization and Sectoral Development' held on 17 - 19 Feb 2006. The conference was organized by Academy of International Business (AIB).
  • Presented a paper titled "Financial Services: Challenges Ahead (Shift in Paradigm)" at the Eighth National Conference on Going Global: Changing Strategies of Winning Organisations" held at PIMR, Indore in Jan, 2006

Education

Ph.D. Ph D in Finance
Title: Impact of reforms on equity trading in Indian securities Market with special reference to NSE
Masters MBA (Finance)
Bachelors B.Com (Hons) from Delhi University
Any Other Degree
  1. Cost Accountant from Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) Associate member of ICWAI
  2. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI)

 

Management Development Programme Initiatives

Have conducted more than 50 mdp sessions with NTPC executives broadly in the area of

  • Understanding financial statements
  • Financial Health of an organisation
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Investment Management
  • Personal Finance
  • Finance for Non-Finance executives and
  • Financial Management /Corporate Finance 
  • Conducted sessions on “Developing Value Creating Mind-set" in Leadership Development Programme (EDP)  for senior executives of NLCIL (1st-4th July 2018)
  • Conducted sessions on “Finance for Non-Finance Executives” in Executive Development Programme (EDP) on “Becoming a Successful Executive” for executives of Powergrid Corporation
  • Conducted sessions on “Understanding and Analysing Financial statements” in Executive Development Programme (EDP) for executives of IFFCO Corporation
  • Programme director and trainer for MDP on Investment Management at NTPC Power Management Institute
  • Conducted sessions on “Finance for Non-Finance Executives” in Management Development Programme for executives of NHPC Corporation
  • Conducted sessions on financial statements and analysis in Women Entrepreneurs Certificate Programme of Goldman Sachs in August 2013
  • Conducted open Management Development Programmes on Finance and Accounting for non finance executives

     

Research Interest

  • Intellectual Capital Disclosures, Voluntary disclosures, Financial reporting, Value relevance

 

Research Publications

  • Bhatia M and Mulenga M (in press). “Value Relevance of Accounting Information: Comparative Study of Indian Public and Private Sector Banks”, International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management, Inderscience Publishers. Volume 18 No 1 2019 (forthcoming articles) (Category C)
  • Vishnani S and Bhatia M (in press). “Accounting Conservatism and Corporate Governance: Evidence from Indian Banking Sector” International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management, Inderscience Publisher (Category C)
  • Mulenga M and Bhatia M (in press). “Value Relevance of Reported Financials of NSE listed Companies” Afro-Asian Journal of Finance and Accounting, Inderscience Publishers(Category C and Scopus indexed))
  • Mulenga M and Bhatia M (accepted). “Value Relevance of Accounting information: A review of empirical evidence across continents” Jindal Journal of Business Research., Sage Publications
  • Mulenga M and Bhatia M (2018). “Review of Accounting Variables Affecting Stock Price Movements”, Amity Business Review, Vol 19,No 1
  • Bhatia M (2018). “Capital Market and Financial Statements”, Management Accountant, The journal for CMAs. The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Vol 53, No 04, 2018
  • Bhatia M and Charurvedi R. “Exploratory study on alternate Investment Fund in India” EIRC news, Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Vol 10, No 8, September (2017) ISSN 2320-1584
  • Bhatia M (2017). “Demystifying Accounting Conservatism”, Chartered Accountant Journal, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Vol 66, No 2, 2017.
  • Mulenga M and Bhatia M (2017). “ The review of literature on the Role of Earnings, Cash flows and Accruals in Predicting of future Cash flow”, Accounting and finance Research, Vol 6, No 2, 2017. (Category C)
  • Bhatia M and Mehrotra V (2016). "Determinants of Intellectual Capital Disclosure: Evidence from Indian Banking Sector", South Asian Journal of Management, Vol.23,Issue No. 1,January-March 2016, ISSN: 09715428 (Category C)
  • Bhatia M (2015). “Financial literacy: Propulsion for the Indian Financial system”, The Management Accountant, Journal of Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Vol. 50 no.9, Sept 2015 pp 46-51. ISSN 09723528
  • Bhatia M (2015). “Insights into financial ratios communication by NSE 100 companies”, The Management Accountant, Journal of Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Vol. 50 no.6, June 2015 pp. 108-113. ISSN 09723528
  • Bhatia M and Dhamija S (2015). “Voluntary Disclosure of Financial Ratios in India”, South Asian Journal of Management, Vol.22,Issue No. 1,January-March 2015, ISSN: 09715428 (Category C)
  • Bhatia M and Agarwal (2015). “Intellectual Capital Disclosures in IPO Prospectuses of Indian Companies”, International Journal of Social Sciences and Management, January 2015, Issue 1, Vol 2, ISSN no 20191-2986.
  • Bhatia M (2013). “Companies Act 2013: Changing landscape of Corporate Governance and CSR”, The Management Accountant, Journal of Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Vol. 48 no.11, November 2013 pp. 1288-1293. ISSN 09723528
  • Bhatia M (2013). “Growth and Future Prospects of Currency Derivatives in India” in International Research Journal of Finance and Economics (IRJFE), Feb 2013 Vol 106, pp 31-43
  • Bhatia M and Gupta S (2006). “Saga Named Derivatives”, Need the dough, June – August 2006.
  • Bhatia M (2006). “A lock, Stock and Barrel Growth” The Edge, Vol-III, No.2 April 2006 issue.
  • Bhatia M (2006). “Indian Brokerage Industry: Shift in Paradigm” Need the dough, March 2006, Volume I Issue I.
  • Bhatia M (2006). “Financial Services: Challenges Ahead (Shift in Paradigm)” in the book named Changing Strategies of Winning Organisations, Jan 2006

Seminar Speakers

  • Represented Bimtech at 4th World Summit on Accreditation (WOSA-2018) organised by National Board of Accreditation at New Delhi, September, 2018.
  • Speaker and Panelist at EPSI National Conference on "Quality Assurance, Accreditation & Ranking of Engineering Institutions: Challenges & Opportunities" at Chennai on 6th October, 2017
  • Represented Bimtech at 2017 Annual AACSB Accreditation Conference: Asia Pacific in Bangkok, May 2017
  • Attended Assurance of Learning Seminar (AACSB) at New Delhi, February, 2015.
  • Represented Bimtech at 2nd World Summit on Accreditation (WOSA-2014) organised by National Board of Accreditation at New Delhi, March, 2014.
  • Represented IILM in at EFMD Conference for Deans and Directors General at Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, UK in February 2012
  • Attended AACSB Asia Regional Conference and Assurance of Learning Seminar at Singapore, 2011

Visiting Faculty

Adjunct Professor with OP Jindal Global University. Was Visiting professor with IIFT, IMT and Bombay Stock Exchange Institute

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