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Dr. Sundar   Venkatesh
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Dr. Sundar Venkatesh

Adjunct Faculty in Finance and Accounting


  • Fellow - Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India
  • Chartered Accountant - Institute of Chartered Accountant of India.
  • LLB - University of Calcutta, India

Over 25 years of experience in audit, manufacturing, consulting and academia. Was on the faculty of Indian Institute of Management Bengaluru from 1995 to 2002. Served as a visiting faculty in leading universities in Europe, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and China. Worked with the Asian Institute of Technology from 2002. Lead many initiatives at AIT including the design, marketing and delivery of Professional Masters in Banking and Finance since 2011. Significant track record of leading and managing high impact executive development programs for large corporations and banks. Founder of a start up providing high engagement blended learning
Research Interest

Use of finance and accounting theories and related concepts in managerial and personal decision making in emerging markets, especially in non-formal settings using survey and case study methods.


Financial and Managerial Accounting (Asian Edition), John Wild, Kwok Chee Chiu Winston and Sundar Venkatesh, McGraw Hill: Singapore, 2nd edition (2014). (Over 25000 copies sold in 5 years)

Peer reviewed Publications and conference paper:

  • Phuong, N.Q., Ahmad, M and Venkatesh, S. 2020, forthcoming. “International Labour migration by Women from Vietnam to Taiwan: Policy and Practice”, Development in Practice.
  • Rutanarugsa, Dararat, and Sundar Venkatesh. 2018. "How do public hospitals respond to environmental change? Evidence from Thailand." Journal for Global Business Advancement, 11(1), pp. 89-109.
  • Phuong, N.Q. and Venkatesh, S., 2016. "Does 'buyer beware' work in migration? Contracting between brokers and migrants in Vietnam". International Migration, 54(6), pp. 94-108. https://doi.org/10.1111/imig.12252
  • Phuong, N.Q. and Venkatesh, S., 2015. Does migration make financial sense? The case of domestic workers from Vietnam to Taiwan. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy. Vol. 35 No. 11/12, pp. 722-737. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSSP-10-2014-0080
  • Phuong, N.Q. and Venkatesh, S. 2015. “Measuring exploitation of migrants by intermediaries: A study of migrants from Vietnam to Taiwan”, 110th American Sociological Association meeting, Chicago, USA.
  • Outstanding Faculty Award from Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2009 and 2010
  • Director’s Letter of Commendation,1999, Indian Institute of Management Bengaluru, for obtaining student evaluation of 4.97 out of 5 and 4.93 out of 5 in teaching classes of more than 70 students