Dr. Sundaravaradhan
Department of Finance, Accounting and Control
School of Management and Entrepreneurship (SME)
Academy of Continuing Education
Associate Dean, School of Management and Entrepreneurship
Shiv Nadar University
Profile Summary 

Dr. Sundar Venkatesh is an educator committed to academic excellence with a philosophy of application-based teaching and research. He has significant experience of working across cultures and is a winner of several outstanding teacher awards.

He is well known for excellence in designing and delivering customized learning solutions for executive and leadership development to large companies across a variety of industries, regionally.

Dr. Venkatesh has a track record of significant contributions to academic administration and higher education management in multicultural settings and online teaching.

He is the author of several publications including four books, numerous articles in international refereed journals and conferences and case studies based in emerging markets of Asia. He is an experienced supervisor of research at master’s and Ph.D. levels

Educational Qualifications 
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Chartered Accountant
Institute of Chartered Accountant of India
Bachelor of Law
University of Kolkata, India
Bachelor of Science
Institute of Directors, Thailand
Work Experience 
Worked in audit, manufacturing and academia
Taught in IIM Bengaluru (8 years), Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand (18 years)
Served as a visiting faculty in leading institutions of higher learning in France, India, Vietnam, Nepal, and Thailand
Designed, marketed and delivered high impact executive development programs for over 20 years. Served as Program Director for the prestigious International Masters for Practicing Managers ( program
Worked for over 12 months on a Swiss government funded capacity building project for universities in Vietnam
Led a GTZ funded e learning project for Asian Institute of Technology’s School of Management
Served as a corporate trainer for many large corporates, internationally, in their in-house programs
Serve Program Director, Professional Masters in Banking and Finance, AIT, Director (Executive Development Programs), Banking and Finance unit at the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Teaching & Research Interests: 

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.


Faculty of the Year Award
For outstanding performance in the academic year 2009-2010 and 2010-2011, awarded by Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam


Top listed for Excellent Performance
Got a near-perfect rating of 4.98 out of 5.00 for teaching the PGP course on Management Accounting-I to Section B and 4.93 out of 5.00 to Section C. Number of students in each section over 70. Awarded by Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India.

Scholarly Activity

Journal Publications (accepted or published)


Fundamental Accounting Principles, 3rd Edition 9814923370 · 9789814923378 By John J. Wild, Winston Kwok, Sundar Venkatesh, Ken W. Shaw © 2022 | Published: June 13, 2021


Phuong, N.Q. and Venkatesh, S. (2021), "Influence of social structures on transnational migration duration: the case of Vietnamese contract workers returning from Taiwan", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print.


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.


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.


Financial and Managerial Accounting (Asian Edition), John Wild, Kwok Chee Chiu Winston and Sundar Venkatesh, McGraw Hill: Singapore, 2nd edition (2014).


Larsson, C. and Venkatesh, S., 2010. “The importance of government incentives relative to economic fundamentals: The case of software industry in Thailand”. ASEAN Economic Bulletin, pp.312-329.


Tuan, L.T. and Venkatesh, S., 2010. Organizational culture and technological innovation adoption in private hospitals. International Business Research3(3), pp.144-153.


Lily, J., Venkatesh, S. and Sukserm, T., 2009. Determinants of dividend payout in Thailand. UBU Journal11(3), pp.73-81.


Le, N.T.B., Venkatesh, S. & Nguyen, T.V. Getting bank financing: A study of Vietnamese private firms. Asia Pacific J Manage 23, 209–227 (2006).


Carlos, R.M., Gonzales, A.D.C. and Venkatesh, S., 2005. Financing Issues and Options for Renewable Energy Projects in South East Asia. International Energy Journal6.


Venkatesh, S. and Suman, N., 2005. “Does Ownership Structure affect IPO Underpricing? Evidence from Thai IPOs”, Journal of Corporate Ownership and Control, Vol. 3(2)