Dr. Gurdeep Singh Batra
Dr. Gurdip Singh Batra is Professor and Director, Centre for Business Policy Research and Development at Punjabi University, Patiala. He coordinated a course on Corporate Entrepreneurship at the Wilkes University, Pennsylvania USA. He is visiting faculty at the University of South Pacific Fiji, Samoa and Kingdom of Tonga. He has more than 34 years of research, training, consultancy and academic experience. He has about 20 books and more than 100 research papers published to his credit in various national and International journals of repute.
He did his post Doctoral research on Corporate Financial Reporting from the College of Business Administration; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA in 2002. He is Commonwealth-AMDISA Fellow and worked on a research project on Environmental Disclosures at National University of Singapore and University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
He has worked on a UGC major research project on Entrepreneurship Development in Small Scale Industries. Presently he is working on a research project on Impact of Information Technology on Capital Budgeting and Management Accounting: Evidence from Indian Companies, jointly with School of Accounting and Law, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. He was conferred with the Young Researcher Award by the Indian Accounting Association. He has been a member of Syndicate, Senate and Finance Committee of Punjabi University. He is member of academic and administrative bodies of various universities and Institutions in the country and abroad.
He teaches in the area of Finance and Accounting.