K M Padmanabhan

K.M. PADMANABHAN, Chartered Accountant in practice for more than 27 years and is the Senior Partner of SRINIVAS and PADMANABHAN, Chartered Accountants, Chennai.

As a practicing Chartered Accountant, he has created Internal Control Systems, processes and procedure besides rendering business consultancy for a very big South based educational institution spread into engineering, medical and also into hospitals.

He has been a regular Visiting Faculty in the area of Finance and Accounting at Indian Institute of Management (Indore), Indian Institute of Management (Raipur), Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), RBI Staff Training College, Tamilnadu Judicial Academy, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He has been trained in Case Method Teaching at Harvard Business School, Boston, USA and at Harvard Business School Center, Shanghai, China.

He is the founder member of Prerana Helpline Foundation (NGO) that caters for the need of visually challenged people. 

He was able to eliminate wastes and non- value added expenditure through Business Process Reengineering and Kaizen cost Reduction Methods for various business units in the SME sector in the last 10 years of business consulting

As a person trained in the pedagogy of Case Method Teaching at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and at Harvard business School, Boston, USA, he had trained thousands of non-finance executives in Finance, costing, and kaizen cost Reduction with strategic orientation.

He is also a Managing committee member of Madras Management Association one of most acclaimed management associations in India.