Management Institute

Dr. Parag R Rijwani

Dr. Parag R Rijwani


Total Experience 14 Year
Educational Qualification M.Phil., PhD
Research Area Corporate Financial Reporting, Strategic Cost Management, Behavioral Finance, Personal Finance
General information
Designation Associate Professor
Office Phone 079-30642638
Cabin No IMNU /First Floor - Faculty Wing B
Email parag@nirmauni.ac.in

Prof. Rijwani holds an M. Com from Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. He has earned his M.Phil degree in the area of ‘Shareholders’ Value Creation through Cost Control & Cost Reduction in Cement Industries in India’ from Gujarat University. He began his career in teaching as a faculty with a PG centre of Gujarat University in the Finance area. He also developed & managed academic programs imparting professional education in the area of Financial Services & Markets and Corporate Accounting & Taxation for two years. His research & teaching interest include Corporate Financial Reporting Practices, Strategic Cost Management, Corporate Finance & Shareholders’ Value Creation, Investors’ Education and Behavioural Finance.


Current Activities : Teaching and Research
Experience
Teaching 14 Year 0 Month
Industry -
Contact
Website -
Blog http://prfinancegyan.wordpress.com/
Membership Indian Accounting Association

Specialization
Specialization Areas Accounting and Finance
Subject Taught UG Principles of Financial Accounting
Subject Taught PG Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Financial Management, Management Control System, Corporate Taxation, Corporate Finance

Hobbies
Biking, Bicycling and Listening music

Dr. Parag R Rijwani - Achievements


TitleDescriptionAchieved On
Best Paper Award Research paper (co-authored) titled ‘Active Versus Passive Investing: An Unending Debate’ presented at International Conference on Advances & Challenges in Global Business, Management, Economics, Tourism and Information Technology organized by Research Development Association held on November 21-22, 2014 at Pondicherry has been adjudged as the Best Paper. November 2014
Best Paper Award Presented Paper on “A Comparative Investigation of Impact of Dividend Announcement in Recessions and Recovery on Stock Prices using Event Study Approach” with Savir Bansal presented in Nirma International Conference on Management – 2012. The paper was awarded 2nd Prize in Best Paper Award - Faculty category. January 2012
Best Paper Award Research paper on “Strategic Reduction in Energy Costs in a Cement Manufacturing Unit” at State Level Seminar on Emerging Issues in Cost Accountancy sponsored by UGC and organised by H. P. Arts & T. S. M. Commerce College, Himatnagar, March 2007. The Paper was awarded as ‘The Best Research Paper’ and is published in the Book named ‘Emerging issues in Cost Accountancy’. March 2007

Dr. Parag R Rijwani - Experience


Institute / OrganizationDesignationDuration
N.R. Institute of Business Management, GLS-MBA, Gujarat Law SocietyLecturer April 2005 To April 2009

Dr. Parag R Rijwani - Publication


 

Book

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Emerging Paradigms in Corporate Finance and Regulatory Framework 978-81-923049-3-9Institute of Management, Nirma University and PrintQuick 2014
Perspectives on Financial Markets and Systems 978-81-923049-2-2Institute of Management, Nirma University and PrintQuick 2014

Case Study

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Financial Planning and Cost Management at Randhawa Gas Services European Case Clearing House, no. 111-024-1, 111-0European Case Clearing House, 2011

International Conference

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Active vs. Passive Investing: An Unending Debate  International Conference on Advances & Challenges in Global Business, Management, Economics, Tourism 2014
Market Timing Abilities Of Mutual Fund Managers In India Using Treynor & Mazuy(TM) Model and Henriksson & Merton(HM) Model 978-81-923049-2-2Institute of Management, Nirma University and PrintQuick 2014
A Comparative Investigation of Impact of Dividend Announcement in Recessions and Recovery on Stock Prices using Event Study Approach 978-93-81361-72-6Excel India Publishers, New Delhi 2012

International Journal

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Financial Performance Measurement of Indian Banks Using Data Envelopment Analysis Method 0970-9029Journal of Accounting and Finance28(2)2014

National Conference

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Corporate Governance Disclosure Practices – Evidences from Select Indian Companies  Indian Commerce Association and S.M. Patel Institute of Commerce 2014

National Journal

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Investigating Mutual Fund Performance Persistence 0975-4032Sugyaan - SIVA SIVANI Journal of Management, Pondicherry University7 (2)2015
Market Timing and Mutual Fund Performance : An Empirical Investigation 0974-9772Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya Journal of Humanities, Social Science & Management5 (2)2014
Stock Selection, Market Timing and Mutual Fund Performance 0972-1479Indian Journal of Accounting46 (2)2014
Impact of Dividend Announcements on Stock Prices during Recession and Recovery: An Event Study Approach. 2249-5630Nirma University Journal of Business Management & Studies7 (3 & 4)2013
‘Relationship Between Performance and Characteristics of Indian Diversified Equity Mutual Funds’ 2249-5630Nirma University Journal of Business Management & Studies.6 (3 & 4)2012
Event Study of Corporate Divided Decisions 2249-5630Nirma University Journal of Business Management & Studies4 (3 & 4)2011
Analyzing the Impact of Prudential Norms on Banking Sector and Exploring the Preparedness of Banks in Implementing Basel II  H.L.I.C. Journal of Commerce1 (1)2010
'A Study of Mutual Funds as an Investment Avenue with Reference to Management Educators – The Behavioural Secrets Unleashed…’ 978-81-7446-802-4Institute of Management, Nirma University 2010

Dr. Parag R Rijwani - Qualification


QualificationSpecializationUniversityPassing Year%Class
Ph.D. Management Kadi Sarvavishva Vidhyalaya, Gandhinagar May 2015   
M.Phil Commerce Gujarat University H.L. College of Commerce April 2006 55.00Second
M.Com Cost Accounting Gujarat University H.L. College of Commerce April 2004 65.00First
B.Com Advance Accounting & Auditing Gujarat University H.L. College of Commerce April 2002 65.00First

Dr. Parag R Rijwani - Activity


Activity TypeActivity TitlePlaceDateFaculty Role
STTP / SDP / FDP / QIP Faculty Refresher Program for Management Teachers Ahmedabad18/04/2015Participation
Orientation Programme Faculty Orientation Program Ahmedabad18/12/2014Participation
National Workshop Statistical Data Analysis IMT Nagpur19/07/2014Participation
International Workshop Case Method Teaching Seminar by Harvard Business Publishing Pune01/04/2014Participation
National Conference Innovative Management Education, Natioanl Education Summit 2014 Gandhinagar10/01/2014Coordinator
International Conference Nirma International Conference on Management 2014 IMNU, Ahmedabad09/01/2014Co-Chairperson
International Workshop Multivatirate Data Analysis IIT Kharagpur03/06/2013Participation
National Workshop Econometrics for Researchers IMNU, Ahmedabad06/04/2012Participation
Management Development Programme First Time Adoption Of IFRS ICWAI, Mumbai09/12/2010Participation

Dr. Parag R Rijwani - Project Guided


Project TitleDescriptionDuration
Effect of merger on stock prices in india MBA Student Dissertation 2014
Active Vs Pasive Investment Management MBA Student Dissertation 2014
A study on impact of merger on valuation of the firm MBA Student Dissertation 2014
Portfolio Management in mutual funds MBA Student Dissertation 2014
Market Timing, Selectivity and Mutual Fund Performance MBA Student Dissertation 2014
Effect of Quarterly Announcement of financial results on stock prices MBA Student Dissertation 2014
Performance Evaluation of Indian Banks MBA Student Dissertation 2014
Impact of Corporate Leverage on Financial Performance MBA Student Dissertation 2014
A Study on factors affecting P/E ratio of Indian Banks MBA Student Dissertation 2014
P/E ratio and its relevance to Efficient Market Hypothesis MBA Student Dissertation 2014
A Study on factors affecting mutual fund performance MBA Student Dissertation 2014
Evaluating Fund Selection Models for Mutual Funds MBA Student Dissertation 2013
Performance Evaluation of Indian Banks. MBA Student Dissertation 2013
An Empirical Study of Impact of Mutual Fund Portfolio Size on its Returns. MBA Student Dissertation 2013
The Functional Relationships Among Earnings, Cash Flows and Stock Returns MBA Student Dissertation 2013

Dr. Parag R Rijwani - PhD Students