Dr. Raj K Kovid has earned his PhD degree in the field of Mergers and Acquisitions and Masters in Business Management and Commerce. He has also qualified UGC-NET in commerce. He has attended number of Faculty Development Programs at leading B-schools such as IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta and IIM Kozhikode. His teaching and research area includes Financial Management, Accounting, Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Services, Corporate Governance & CSR, Corporate Strategy, and Entrepreneurship. He has keen interest in Case Methods of teaching and research. He has published research papers, book chapters in journals of repute at national and international level. He has written some cases and has conducted case method workshops. He has been invited as an expert in workshops and conferences. With over 20 years of working experience teaching, research and financial services industry, he has been associated earlier with IFIM Business School Bangalore, Gautam Buddha University Greater Noida, Sharda Group of Institutions, before joining the NIIT University.