Dr. Sandeep Keshava Rao
Assistant Professor of Finance
DCU Business School, Dublin City University, Ireland
Welcome to my website! I am Sandeep and I am from Bengaluru, India. I have delivered lectures at various B-Schools at both PG and UG level programs for 12+ years in Corporate Finance, Theory of Finance and Data Analysis and I have 7+ years of industry experience in strategic executive positions. I have published in and reviewed articles for CABS & ABDC ranked journals. Currently I feature in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by total new downloads within the last 12 months. I am a UK Commonwealth Scholar alumnus and member of professional bodies that include FMA, EFA, BAFA and TIES. I am an active member of Irish Institute of Digital Business and Ireland India Institute of Dublin City University, Ireland
M.Phil (Management) from Madurai Kamaraj University, India (2009)
MBA (HR) from Visveswaraiah Technological University, India (2005)
PG Diploma (Research Methodology in Business and Management) from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK (2019)
PG Certificate (Research Methodology in Business and Management) from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK (2018)
Securities & Investments Institute Diploma, Securities & Investments Institute (now CISI), UK
International Fixed Income and Derivatives Certificate, ICMA & University of Reading, UK
Awards, Honors and Research Grants
Teaching Excellence Awards 2020 - Shortlist (Best in Faculty - Business) and nominated (Best Tutor) for the annual award at the University of Strathclyde.
Winner of the ‘Honorable Mention-Student Paper’ award for the paper titled "Immigration Fear Induced Populism and Cross–Border Acquisitions" at the Academy of International Business: U.S. West Chapter 2020 Annual Conference at San Diego, USA on February 27-29, 2020.
Commonwealth Scholarship, funded by the Government of UK for Doctoral program from The University of Strathclyde, UK. The total scholarship is worth £78,048 for three years which includes tuition fees £13,500 per year and a stipend of £12,516 each year.
“Reuters Living FAST Recognition Award” (twice) for the “Reuters India Strategy” project for sourcing & creating a database of M&A of 880 Indian public listed companies. Reuters Living FAST Recognition Award is an annual award given to the site-wide outstanding performer by Thomson Reuters.