Consultancy

My interests in consultancy lie in difficult problems that require innovation in approach or design, creativity, and sensitivity to the peculiar features and constraints that characterize the macro environment of the country. My consultation has been largely in:

  • Restructuring of businesses and organizations, including parastatals and public enterprise
  • Corporate plans, strategy formulation and approaches to implementation
  • Facilitation of brain storming for senior leaders requiring both domain knowledge and process sensitivity
  • Visioning for state governments and public authorities
  • Regulatory and industry studies, demand and pricing, market design
  • Public intervention mechanisms including subsidy delivery mechanisms
  • Policy analyses and review and advisory in a wide variety of areas (Energy, electricity, petroleum, MSMEs, pricing, water, fertilizer,  higher education, public sector, privatization, regulation, procurement,  
  • Basic design of PPPs, critical analyses of PPPs
  • Confidential /private coaching of senior leaders /officials of businesses and government in areas of expertise.
  • Programme and “mission” evaluations
  • Tax, revenue, cost of living studies, indexation approaches
  • Design of higher education programmes – MBA, Shorter programmes, senior leadership programmes.
  • Pre-consultation brain storming for problem identification and description

 

Training

Have designed and delivered (substantially) over a 100 distinct training programmes at very senior and mid-career levels, for corporates, industry organisations, international organisations, governments and parastatal bodies.  These programmes have ranged in duration from 3 days to nearly a year.

Besides leadership, change management, general management,  mid-career and foundation programmes, programmes covering domain knowledge in economic analyses, policy analyses and design, strategy, infrastructure development, PPPs, Indian economy, public finance, water management, electricity, market design, international trade and investment, financing small and medium enterprises, banking, urban management, water, social ethics, governance, CSR, banking, etc., have been designed and offered.

While at IIMA  among clients have included:

 

 

  • Bank of Baroda
  • BSNL
  • CAG, GOI
  • CERC
  • CWC
  • DANICS
  • Delhi Jal Board
  • Dena Bank
  • Department of Public Enterprise, GOI
  • DoPT (GOI for IAS Phase V, IV, III, otherl)
  • Essec Busines School
  • E&Y
  • Govt Bangladesh
  • Govt of Delhi
  • Govt of Assam
  • Govt of Chhattisgarh
  • Govt of Punjab
  • Gujarat Electricity Companies
  • Harvard Kennedy School
  • Hindustan Aeronautics
  • IAAS
  • ICSSR
  • IES
  • Indian Audit and Account Services
  • Indian Economics Service
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Board
  • Indian Revenue Service
  • Indian Trade Services
  • Indianoil Corporation
  • IngVyasa Bank
  • Intel
  • Karnataka Bank
  • L&T
  • L&T
  • LBSNAA
  • LIC
  • Maharashtra Electricity Companies
  • Ministry of Finance (GOI)
  • Ministry of Urban Development (GOI)
  • MMTC
  • NTPC
  • Pfizer
  • Pfizer
  • Planning Commission now Niti Aayog (GOI)
  • PXIL
  • Rajasthan Electricity Companies
  • RP Goenka Group
  • SARI/E
  • SERCs
  • SPX Corporation
  • The Commonweath
  • World Bank Training Institute