His current professional interests span strategic, financial and structuring aspects of mergers & acquisitions (M&A) and corporate restructuring, shareholder value management and corporate governance issues.
He has been a Professor with Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) from 1988 till February 2014.
At IIMA Professor Venkiteswaran has been teaching, besides core courses in
Strategic Management and Financial Management, specialised and widely-acclaimed
courses on Mergers, Acquisitions, Corporate Restructuring, Company and Business
Valuation and Corporate Governance in the post-graduate, doctoral as well as
management development programmes (MDPs.)
He has been a consultant to public and private sector companies as well as Central and State government agencies particularly in the areas of corporate and financial strategies, business and company valuation, mergers and restructuring and corporate governance.
Professor Venkiteswaran has served as an Independent Director on the Boards as well as member of Board Committees such as the Audit and Remuneration Committees of leading companies. His recent board memberships 2 included companies such as:
Over the years he has designed, developed and delivered a number of executive education programmes (EEPs) at IIMA.
Customised programmes for the senior executives of companies such as: