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Prof. A.K. Vadehra

Name : Prof. A.K. Vadehra

Qualifications : B.E (Mechanical) (IIT Roorkee), MBA Finance (FMS Delhi)

Work Experience : 42 yrs.

Research Interests : Planning & Execution of Projects, Corporate Restructuring, Corporate Advisory Services and conducting of Executive Development Programmes for the executives of corporate sector.

Prof. Vadehra has vast experience of 42 years comprising (a) 24 years with IFCI Ltd (the last position held as General Manager), in the areas of Project Formulation and Appraisal, Transfer of Technology, Project Monitoring, Corporate Restructuring, Corporate Advisory Services, Merchant Banking & Financial services; (b) 8 years in a real estate company as President and implemented projects from concept to commissioning and (c) 10 years in Management Education including 5 years as Prof Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon besides Prof Army Institute of Management & Technology, Greater Noida and Faculty at ICFAI Business School, Gurgaon and other business schools. He is an Independent Professional Director on the Board of Munjal Showa Ltd, a company in the Hero Group of companies.



Books / Chapters / Case / Others:

  1. Vadehra A.K., “Promoters : Their Role and Importance” , AGI Journal, Army Group Insurance, pp 45-49 1985.
  2. Prepared following background papers for various Management Development Programmes conducted for senior executives of Public, Private and Banking/ Financial Services Sector while I was on deputation to Management Development Institute(MDI) Gurgaon as a full- time Professor from Industrial Finance Corporation of India Ltd ( IFCI) for a period of four and half years during the period from January 1985 to July 1986 and again from September 1987 to August 1990.
  1. Overview of project formulation, appraisal, implementation and operation of projects
  2. Preparation of project feasibility reports with emphasis on pitfalls to avoid to ensure implementation of  viable projects within estimates of time and cost..
  3. Role of management in formulation, evaluation and implementation of projects.
  4. Market and demand analysis along with practical examples
  5. Technical analysis and evaluation and its role in project formulation and appraisal
  6. Choice of technical process and/ or appropriate technology along with examples.
  7. Size and scale of operations along with examples.
  8. Basis of selection of plant and equipment along with practical examples.
  9. Arrangements for technical and engineering services and collaboration agreements
  10. Experiences in evaluation of financial and technical collaborations.
  11. Location of project, selection of site & plant layout along with examples.
  12. Estimation of cost of project and precautions to be taken for realistic estimates.
  13. Time and Cost Overruns of Projects - effects, causes and remedies.
  14. Sources of finance of cost of Project.
  15. Designing of capital structure.
  16. Analysis of past performance and preparation of future projections along with examples.
  17. Financial statements and their analysis with practical caselets
  18. Time value of money along with cases having practical applications
  19. Cost of capital along with examples having practical applications.
  20. Financial evaluation tools along with examples explaining their merits and demerits.
  21. Concepts of NPV and IRR along with case study.
  22. Risk analysis in project formulation and appraisal along with case study
  23. Multiple projects and constraints along with cases/examples.
  24. Assessment of working capital and its financing along with case studies.
  25. Working capital management – management of cash, credit, inventory and receivables with practical examples.
  26. Network techniques of project management and their importance in timely implementation of projects within original estimates along with case studies.
  27. Social cost benefit analysis along with case studies
  28. Computer applications in Project management
  29. Follow-up of projects from concept to commissioning and based on experience describing the problems the units face and indicating remedies/ preparedness to avoid / minimize their effect.
  30. Reasons of sickness of projects and lessons for future.
  31. Investment banking          
  32. Leasing concepts, evaluation of lease vis-vis other modes of financing, legal implications of lease transaction and accounting of lease transaction in the books of account of lessor and lessee.
  33. Insurance sector in India
  34. Financial intermediation.
  35. Banks financial statements
  36. Statutory reserves
  37. Mutual funds
  38. Venture Capital
  39. Credit rating
  40. Plastic money
  41. Factoring & Forfeiting
  42. Asset Liability management