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Area of Specialisation
Finance

Email: charu.banga@ves.ac.in

Dr. Charu Banga

ACP - Finance

An Associate Professor at Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of Management Studies and Research (VESIM). Previously, an Assistant Professor (Finance) at NMIMS University and University of Delhi. PhD from Department of Financial Studies, University of Delhi, her areas of interest are Mutual Funds, Mergers & Acquisitions, Risk Management and Corporate Finance. She has compassionate twelve years of teaching and research experience. Published 10 papers in peer-reviewed national and international journals like Vikalpa, Decision, Quarterly Journal of Accounting and Finance, etc and has won 2 best research paper awards. Her career objective is to excel in the field of Finance and Accounting & be a learner at each level of growth. She has successfully completed training on Predictive Modelling on SAS Platform. She conducts trainings/workshops on Advanced Ms-Excel & Financial Modelling and Risk Modelling.

Educational Qualifications
FRM Level 1, US GARP, 2017
Ph.D (Finance), Department of Financial Studies, University of Delhi (2011).
PGDBA (Finance), Symbiosis Center of Distant Learning, Pune, 2006
M.COM, Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University, 2005
B.COM (H), Daulat Ram College, Delhi University, 2003

Academic Affiliation
Area Chairperson - Finance, VES Institute of Management Studies & Research, (Jul’14–till date)
Assistant Professor (Finance), NMIMS University, (Oct’12 – Jan’14)
Assistant Professor, NM College of Commerce and Economics , (Jun’12-Oct’12)
Assistant professor, Hansraj College, University of Delhi, (Jul’10-May’12)
Assistant professor, Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, University of Delhi, (Dec’08-May’10)
Drawn JRF Award for Research - Ph. D (Mar'08 - Dec'08)
Lecturer, Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (VIPS), Indrapratha University, (Jul’05-Feb’08)
Qualified UGC – NET (JRF) examination


Professional Affiliation
Member, Indian Accounting Association
Member, Indian Finance Association
Teaching

Corporate Valuation
Cost and Management Accounting
Financial Markets and Institutions
Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring
NISM Mutual Fund Distributors Certification and NISM Securities Market Foundation Certification for NCCSM Weekend Course .
Trainer – Workshop on Advanced Excel & Financial Modelling
Trainer – Workshop on Financial Risk Modelling
Research

Area of Research
Mutual Funds
Risk Management
Corporate Valuation

Current Research
Importance of Proactive approach of credit management in banks
Crowdfunding in India
Publications

Research Papers
  1. “Capital Expenditure Decisions and the Market value of the Firm”, 2009, The IUP Journal of Applied Finance, Vol. 15, No. 12, pp 5-17.
  2. “Determinants of Corporate Dividend Policy”, 2010. Decision, Vol. 37 (2), pp 63 - 78.
  3. “Motives of Mergers and Takeovers in the Indian Mutual Fund Industry”, 2012. Vikalpa-Journal of IIM (Ahmedabad), Vol. 37, No.2, pp 5-15.
  4. “Impact of Dividend Distribution Tax Policy on small Investors”, 2013, The Chartered Accountant, Vol. 61, No.15, pp 72-79.
  5. "Impact of Entrepreneurial Leadership on Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in India", 2013 Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, Vol. IX, No. 2, pp. 32-64.
  6. “An Analysis of Characteristics of Mutual Fund Mergers and Takeovers in India”, 2014, Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting, Vol. 51, No.1&2, pp 69-98.
  7. “Stock market Reaction to Strategic Alliance Announcements: An Indian Study”, 2015, Journal of Development Research, Vol 5, pp 23-29 (ISSN No. 2229-7561).
  8. “A Study on the Impact of SEBI Regulations on investment Advisory”, 2016, Journal of Development Research, Vol. 9 (3), pp 9-13, ISSN No. 2229-7561.
  9. “Forecasting Volatility in Copper Prices Using Linear and Non-Linear Models”, 2017. International Journal of System Modeling and Simulation vol. 2 (1), p. 22-26,. ISSN 2518-0959. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.24178/ijsms.2017.2.1.22.
  10. “Effect of Firm Characteristics on Capital Structure Decisions of Indian SMEs”, 2017. International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research, Scopus Indexed, Vol. 15(10), pp 281-301, ISSN 0972-7302.

Publications in Book Chapters/Others
 
“Retail Banking”, 2015, for Institute of Management Technology, Centre of Distance Learning, Cengage Learning Pvt Ltd. ISBN-13: 978-81-315-2837-2; ISBN-10: 81-315-2837-2.

Conferences/Seminars/Workshop

Conference Presentations
1. “Earnest Financial Planning Comes with a Price Tag” presented at the Ninth International Conference on Management of Transformation held from January 3-5, 2008.
2. “Capital Expenditure Decisions and the Market value of the Firm” presented at Second National Conference of Capital Markets: Emerging Issues held from February 27-28, 2008.
3. “Determinants of Corporate Dividend Policy” presented at Saintgits Institute of Management National Conference on Finance and Banking – 2009, Kerala, 28-29 August 2009.
4. “Motives of Mergers and Takeovers in the Indian Mutual Fund Industry” presented at International Finance Conference 2009 at IIM Calcutta, Dec 3-5, 2009.
5. “The Effects of the Determinants of Mutual Fund Mergers in India” presented at IBS Gurgoan on 5 -6 March 2010.
6. “An Analysis of Characteristics of Mutual Fund Mergers and Takeovers in India” presented at National Conference on Mergers and Acquisitions – Issues, Opportunities and Challenges on January 20-21, 2012.
7. “Determinants of Capital Structure of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in India” presented at International Conference of Banking and Finance, at IMI, New Delhi held on 13-15 December, 2012.
8. “How Firm Characteristics Affect Capital Structure? Evidence from Indian SMEs” presented at International Conference on Creative Entrepreneurship: A Sustainable Approach for Economic Growth at VES Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai held on 12-14 February, 2016.
9. “Forecasting Volatility in Copper Prices using Linear and Non-Linear Models” presented at 3rd International Conference on Engineering, Technology, Management and Science 2017 at Dubai, UAE on February 1-2, 2017.

Seminars and Workshop Attended
1. Finance Workshop on “Mergers and Acquisitions” in Rukhmani Institute of Advance Studies (RDIAS) on March 7, 2007.
2. XXII Annual Convention 2009 on “Powering Towards Financial Resurgence: New Paradigms and Strategies” held on September 12, 2009 organised by Department of Financial Studies, University of Delhi.
3. Two-day workshop on ‘International Financial Reporting Standards’ organised by Indian Accounting Association held on Nov 7-8, 2009 at Institute of Lifelong Learning, University of Delhi.
4. One-day seminar on ‘International Financial Reporting Standards’ organised by Confederation of Indian Industry on December 15, 2009.
5. XXIII Annual Convention 2010 on “Changing Headwinds in Global Financial Landscape” held on September 18, 2010 organised by Department of Financial Studies, University of Delhi.
6. XXIV Annual Convention 2011 on “Indian Financial Sector – Agenda for Reforms” held on September 17, 2011 organized by Department of Financial Studies, University of Delhi.
7. One-day workshop on “Case Study Teaching Methodology” held on November 21, 2011 organized by Department of Commerce, Hansraj College, University of Delhi.
8. Faculty Development Programme on “Research Methodology” By Prof. N. Sundararajan held on November 3-4, 2012 at NMIMS, Mumbai.
9. One-day faculty development programme on “Creating joyful learning and teaching experience” by Prof. Ashish Pandey held on September 6, 2014 at VES Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai.
10. Two-day workshop on “Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate restructuring” held on October 30-31, 2014 organised by VCCircle Training.
11. Six days SAS training on “Predictive Modelling using Enterprise Guide and Enterprise Miner” held from November 10-15, 2014 at SAS Institute, Mumbai.
12. One day workshop on “Valuation and fund raising of E-commerce companies” held on August 28, 2015 organised by VCCircle Training.
13. Two day workshop on “Valuation and Financial Analysis” held on December 10-11, 2015 organised by VCCircle Training.
14. Eleven days Summer school on “Research in Finance” held from April 29 – May 10, 2016 organised by Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata.
15. Two-day workshop on “Bond Mathematics” held on October 20-21, 2016 organized by National Institute of Securities Market, Mumbai.


Working Papers


Work in Committees and Groups
 
Consulting

Advisory
1. Valuation of S,K, Fabrics Pvt Ltd. and Dupatta World
2. Proactive approach to credit risk management - Mosaik Risk Solutions Pvt Ltd.

Custom Programs


Speaking Engagements

Awards & Honours

Awarded UGC-JRF (June 2007)
Best Research Paper Award for “Capital Expenditure Decisions and the Market value of the Firm” presented at Second National Conference of Capital Markets: Emerging Issues held from February 27-28, 2008
Best Research Paper Award for “The Effects of the Determinants of Mutual Fund Mergers in India” presented at IBS Gurgoan on 5 -6 March 2010
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