S Vasumathy Hariharan

Research Interest / Consulting Area
International Finance, Corporate Finance, Security Analysis and Corporate Valuation, Financial Derivatives

Courses Offered
Corporate Finance, Financial Econometrics, International Finance

Positions Held / Associated With
Professor in Finance & Dean – Academics @ Sir M Visvesvarya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Wadala, Mumbai
Visiting Faculty – Corporate Finance, National Institute of Securities Market (NISM), Mumbai
Associate Professor - Dublin City University, Ireland & Princess Nora University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Head – Finance, SRM Institute of Management Studies, SRM , Kattankulathur, Chennai
Assistant Professor & Academic Coordinator – ICFAI Hyderabad

Dr. S Vasumathy Hariharan, MBA, MCOM, MFM, M.Phil, PGDCA, Ph.D.
Professor - Finance

Dr Vasumathy currently works at SDMIMD as a Professor in Finance & General Management. Simultaneously she is undergoing a Faculty Development Program at IIM Kozhikode that would eventually lead her status to an Executive Alumnus of IIM K. Before this, she worked in various academic institutions in and out of India for about three decades. She took over to full-time teaching after a stint in the industry as a Marketing Research Executive in the Export Industry for about a decade. Having done research in Financial Markets and International Entrepreneurship, her research focuses on analyzing the dynamics of Export Entrepreneurship Diaspora, risk management, in particular, and the organics of Financial Markets. Few of her publications have found a place in Indexed and Listed Journals of repute. The courses that entice her are Financial Risk Management, Financial Econometrics, International Finance, Investment Management etc. She believes in continuous learning. Apart from gaining knowledge by attending various Workshops and Programs across the globe, she regularly imparts knowledge to her faculty-colleagues from other institutes by conducting Faculty Development programs and Workshops on Research Methods and techniques. She nurtures a secret passion for music and keeps listening to the music as it is therapeutic to the mind. 


  1. Suganthi, P., & Hariharan, V. (2022). Factors influencing sustainable consumption behaviour of young consumers in Chennai City. International Journal of Health Sciences,  6(S1), 12073–12078, https://doi.org/10.53730/ijhs.v6nS1.8180
  2. Kakkar, B. H., & Hariharan, S. V. (2022). Heuristics, investments and planning among young investors of India. International Journal of Health Sciences, 6(S3), 8858–8868. https://doi.org/10.53730/ijhs.v6nS3.8143
  3. Dukhande & Hariharan, (2022). Comparative Study On Preference Of Investment Amongst Generation Y With Reference To Gold And Gold ETF, PURANA, Vol. LXIV, No. 1 (VI), 2022.
  4. Hariharan SV. “Benchmarking Currency Risk Management Practices Of  Small And Medium Enterprises”. International Journal for Business Excellence, , Vol. 24, No. 3, 2021, DOI: 10.1504/ijbex.2020.10024919
  5. Hariharan & Kavipriya Duraisamy. "Corporate Social Responsibility And Firm Performance In Women Led Export  Organizations". Journal Of Huazhong University Of Science And Technology,  Volume 50 Issue 07 – 2021
  6. Vasumathy Hariharan & Rajyalakshmi. “Three C Model of Tax Compliance WRT the Changing contours of Direct Tax Structure in India”, Shodh Sarita, Vol 7(26), April – June 2020 
  7. Hariharan SV. “Varying Levels of Entrepreneurial Orientation and its impact on Business Performance”, International Journal of Entrepreneurship, Vol 20 (1), pg 33-41, Sept 2016. 
  8. Hariharan S. “Currency risk management of Indian Exporters – A descriptive Research”. Indian Journal of Finance, Volume 9 (8), pages 34-44, August 2015.
  9. Hariharan .V and Muthukumar (2015). Entrepreneurial intention of the youth to start export ventures – partial testing in Indian Context, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Vol 26(3), pp 280-292 
  10. Vasumathy Hariharan. “Financial Sustainability through Effective Risk  Management Practices”,  Indian Journal of Finance, ISSN 0973- 8711, Vol 8(7), Pages 18 -27, July 2014
  11. Vasumathy Hariharan. “Single Currency – A Prospective Tool to Enhance Export Performance”, Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol 3, Issue 5, May 2013, ISSN 2249-555X, Thomson indexed, IC value 3.45, 2013.
  12. Vasumathy Hariharan. Emotional decision making – Tests for prevalence among day traders”,  International Journal of Research in Social Sciences, ISSN 2249-2496, Vol 5(11), November, 2012. 

International Conferences

  1. Third International Research E- Conference on Building Core Competencies – Disrupting the Disruptions held at GNVS College of Management Studies, Mumbai on June 6th, 2020   Higher Education – A virtual Summit during 17th to 19th July, 2020 by L’Strategique Society 
  2. GSU CIBER International Business Webinar Series held during May to November 2020  @ Georgia State University, Atlanta
  3. “Varying Entrepreneurial levels and Entrepreneurial Orientation” at Advances in management, Center for Social Science Research, New Jersey , December 9-11th, 2012, at Kuala lumpur, Malaysia. 
  4. “Currency risk management practices and Export Performance of select Indian export firms” at AIB India 2013 Annual Conference International Business: The Emerging Economies Context, April 15-17, 2013 at IIM Bangalore. 
  5. “Impact of varying EO levels of firm performance” at IIM, Bangalore, Conducted by Strategic Management Society, USA, August 2010 
  6. “Study on E-commerce- Drivers and Challenges” at Conference of marketing scholars and practitioners Emerging trends, opportunities and challenges, Apeejay School of Management during 10th May 2013 
  7. “Currency Risk Management and Export Performance”, presented at Anna World Congress and Expo 2011 conducted by Aries Publications, UK, during December 3 5,2011 at Chennai 
  8. “Hedging - A panacea to sustain Global competition” at Sri Sairam Engineering, Chennai during June 2007  
Workshops Attended 
  1. FDP on Research in Corporate Finance at IIM Kozhikode – Ongoing Advanced certificate in Academic Research & Data Analysis from IIM Kozhikode leading to Executive Alumnus status - Ongoing
  2. Five Day FDP at Shradha University on Econometric Analysis for Management Research between 16.01.23 and 20.01.23.
  3. Two day Faculty Development Programme on “Drafting Research Proposals for funding agencies” organised by the Department of Commerce (SF), V.H.N.Senthikumaran Nadar College (Autonomous), Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu during  15.09.2021 &16.09.2021
  4. ATAL and AICTE Training conducted Online Elementary FDP on “Technology Disruptions in  Management”  during 23/8/2021 to 27/08/2021 at SRM University, Kattankulathur, Chennai
  5. Two days Online workshop on Game Pedagogy on Outcome based Education, 11th to 12th June, 2020 by College of Engineering and Management Studies and Research, Mumbai 
  6. Online Workshop on Methods for Meta Analysis conducted by CIBER and AIB, USA on 19th November, 2020 
  7. Employability post Covid by ASSOCHAM on 12th July 2020 
  8. Workshop on Equity Trading by NSE Academy between 15 and 17th July, 2020 
  9. Online FDP on Big Data Analytics by IIM Sirmaur, on 17th October, 2020 
  10. Faculty development Program on Model Building Techniques during 14 – 16th, 2014 at SRM University in association with ISTE, NewDelhi  •Workshop on “Business Valuation” by Dr. Ashwath Damodaran, Professor, Stern University, on January 11, 2014 by TVS Capital at Chennai. 
  11. Workshop on Financial Modelling and Analytics, Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras, November 5-11, 2013. 
  12. Workshop on Time Series and Panel Data Modeling and Applications, December 15-16th, 2012, at Madras School of Economics, Chennai. 
  13. Paper Development Workshop on Strategic Entrepreneurship conducted by Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) and Strategic Management Society, USA during 10-12 December 2010 
  14. Case Methodology of teaching and Curriculum Development (with specific emphasis to Learning Outcomes for various courses) at Icfai Business School, Hyderabad during 2009  
Invited Lectures/Faculty Workshops
  1. Session Chair and Key Note address during Navonmeshan 2023 at SIES,  Nerul during 13th-14th of December, 2022. Topic: “Research for Sustainable Career in Teaching”
  2. “Research for Publication” to the Faculty and Research Scholars of SIES College of Arts and Commerce, Nerul , 28th February 2020.
  3. Faculty Workshops on Research and Writing to Faculty of various colleges in and around Mumbai during February, 2019, 2020, 2021 @ Sir M Visvesvaraya Institute of Management Studies, Wadala, Mumbai
  4. Recent developments in Financial research – Issues and Challenges, Invited lecture at International Conference at SDMIMD, Mysuru 2015 
  5. Keynote Address at International Conference on Economics and Business research, Kulalampur, Malaysia 2012 
  6. FDI and its impact on Indian Stock Market at ArulAnandar College, Madurai, 2007  
  1. Academy of International Business (AIB) 
  2. Academy of International Entrepreneurship 

Editorial Board

  1. Indian Journal of Research in Capital Markets, (ISSN 2394-3459)