Pramod Jain
Professional Qualifications Year of Passing Institutions
B.Com. (H) 1981 DAV College Ajmer
MBA in Finance 1984 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune
MBA in Marketing 1985 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune
Diploma in Taxation Law (DTL) 1986 ILS Law College, Pune
Company Secretary (FCS) 1988 The Institute of Chartered Secretaries of India, (ICSI), New Delhi
Bachelor of Law (LL.B) 1991 ILS Law College, Pune
Associate Cost &  Management Accountant (AICWA) 1992 The Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India,  (ICWAI), Kolkatta
Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Analysis (PGDFA) 1994 The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI), Hyderabad
Chartered  Financial Analyst (CFA) 1998 The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI), Hyderabad
Chartered Accountant (ACA) 2008 The Institute of Chartered Accountant of India, (ICAI) , New Delhi
Corporate Experience
Name of the Company Duration (in years) Designation / Functions Reporting to
Praj Industries Ltd Dec 85 – April 87 Executive Officer

Managing Director

I S M T Ltd Subsidiaries Apr 87 – Sept. 91 Finance Controller & Com. Secretary Executive Director
Growel Times Ltd Sept 91 – May 94 Oct 95 – June 98 Finance Controller & Company  Secretary Managing Director
Bharat Forge Ltd May 94 – Oct. 95 Sr. Manager Finance

Exe. Vice President

Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. June 98 - Aug 04 Company Secretary. & Finance Controller Managing Director
Different Companies Sept 04 – till now Corporate Trainer, Executive Coach & Corporate Advisor  
Present occupation - Corporate Trainer, Executive Coach & Corporate Advisor:
Having gained rich and valuable corporate experience of over 20 years with Multinationals as well as Indian Companies as “Finance Controller & Company Secretary”, handling various aspects of Accounts, Financial Administration and Control, Company Law, Costing, Audit, Taxation, Legal & Commercial matters, Financial Re-engineering and Corporate Restructuring, now Practicing as a Chartered Accountant advising multitude of corporates all over the country and training their executives on efficient and strategic management of finance in particular and business in general. . 
Also engaged in imparting management education and Management Development Programmes at various corporates across the country and eminent Institutes of Management on subjects such as Corporate Restructuring, Finance, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Accounts, Audit, Costing, Management Accounting, Company Law, Legal and Commercial matters, Contracts Management, Taxation, Goods & Service Tax (GST), Strategic Business Management, Team Building, Leadership, Motivation and Human Potential Enhancement.

For over last 10 years, have  designed & conducted numerous Functional and Personal Productivity Improvement Programmes across the country and have gained reputation as a nationally acclaimed Corporate Advisor, Corporate Trainer,  Motivational Speaker and Executive Coach in the above mentioned aspects of business.
Titles of some of the programmes designed & delivered:
Workshop / Programme Title Duration(in days)
Motivational sessions / Key Note addresses at Conferences / Seminars / Annual corporate get togethers 2-3 hours

Finance for Non-finance Persons


How to take your business to the next level

Fundamentals of Finance for managers and non finance persons 2
14-Secrets of Highly Profitable Companies in India 2
Efficient Working Capital Management (WCM) for Cutting Edge and Sustained Profitability 2
Strategic Financial Management for Competitive Edge and Sustained Profitability 2
Awaken the Winner in you – A Roadmap for Success & Happiness based on Emotional Intelligence and Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP). 2-3
Contracts Management – A holistic approach 2
Opportunities for Inbound and Outbound Investment under FEMA 2
Business and Financial Risk Management 1-2
Corporate Restructuring and Financial Engineering 2
Business Valuations for Corporate Restructuring 1-2
Convergence with IFRSs made Simplified 2
Implementation of Convergence with IFRSs 6-8
Corporate Governance and Finance for non-finance Company Directors 1-2
Certificate Course on Efficient Financial Management 6
Financial, Investment and Tax Planning for Salary earners 2

Living with Sharks, yet growing Joyfully – Work-Life Balance Workshop based on Emotional Intelligence and NLP

How to make impactful and powerful communication 2
How to make impactful and powerful presentations 2
How to make effective communication and powerful presentations 3
Crossing the peak again and again – a Sales improvement programme 1
24 Modules of NSE’s Course in Financial Management 2-3 per module
5 Modules of CFPB’s course on Financial Planning 2-3 per module
Workshops on 26 subjects relating to Finance and General Management for the Management students 2-3 per subject
Time Management – Who am I to manage it 2-3 per subject
Stress Management – not such a bad thing to manage 2-3 per subject

Defeating the Defeat and Challenging the challenge is Positive Attitude

Leadership Development – Doing what you are supposed to be doing is Leadership 1
Winners only do right things and in right way 1
Good Inter-personal Skills – Key to happiness in life 1
Nine habits of puzzled people 1
10 A’s Model of Bliss in Life 1
All these programme are being currently offered as Open-house as well as In-house programmes depending on the needs of the corporates.
These programmes are also delivered as residential workshops where Yoga, Pranayama and Meditations sessions are conducted during mornings and evenings
Also specialize in delivering customised training programme as In-house programme meeting specific requirements of various clients in the domain of Financial Reporting, Financial Administration, Accounts, Audit, Company law matters and General Management.
Beneficiaries of these programmes
Executives of companies like IBM, Indian Seamless, Infosys, KBK-Chem, Intel, Wipro, Brose, IBM Daksh, Keihin Fie, Cognizant, Finolex, LG Electronics, SBI, HP, Mahyco , ONGC, HPCL, TACO, Caliber Point, Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC), Trident, Symphony, NTPC, General Motors, Tech Mahindra, Bajaj Allianz, Godrej, Tata Johnson, Tata Motors, Subros, Cadbury, Honeywell, SHCIL, Symantec, Suzlon, Atlas Copco, Mahindra International, Sant-Gobain, Bluepeters, Piaggio Vehicles, NPCIL, Bharat Forge, Chicago Pneumatic, Skoda, Arco, Dr. Reddy’s Lab, Deloitte Consulting , Govt. of Maharashtra , Calibrescan, Navneet Publications, Airtel,  SKF Veedol, Hyundai, Forbes Marshall, MKCL, Force Motors , Rabo India, Brembo Brakes, RCFL, D&B, VASCON, SGS Technologies, Intelux, Motilal Oswal Securities, Thermax, REHAU, SEMCO , DBS, Hero Honda, CRISIL, LIC, NICL, UIICL,   have benefited from these programmes
Guest Faculty at Training Institutes
Have been a faculty with TMTC, NIA, YASHADA, SBI Training Centre, VAMNICOM, MCCIA and CCGRT for many of their training programmes.
Conferences & Seminars
Have addressed numerous Seminars and Conferences organised by various professional bodies such as ICAI, ICWAI, ICFAI, ICSI and Rotary International in India and abroad on various topics relating to finance and general management.
Visiting / Guest Faculty at various Institutes of Management
Have been associated with SIBM, SIMS, ICSI, ICWAI SIIB, SCIT, SCMHRD, SCMLD, ICFAI, Indira Institute, ICIB, IIMM, PUMBA, VIM and EASB as a Visiting / Guest Faculty and taught the following Subjects:
Strategic Financial Management
Tools & Techniques of Efficient Financial Management
Financial Accounting & Control
Corporate Financial Management
Financial Risk Management
Management Control Systems
Fundamental & Technical Analysis
Derivatives & Risk Management
Direct & Indirect Taxes
Cost and Management Accountancy
Advanced Financial Management
Advanced Cost Accountancy
Advanced Accountancy
Project  & Infrastructure Financing 
Investment Banking
Corporate Restructuring & Financial Engineering
Security Analysis& Portfolio Management
Equity Research & Business Valuations
Financial Services & Merchant Banking
Companies Act
Business Communication And Presentation Skills
Accounting Standards & IFRSs
Financial Modelling
Principles & Practices of Management
Strategic Cost Management
Corporate Planning and Strategic Management
These subjects are now being offered to the Finance Specialisation students of various institutes as a series of full day workshops with a focus to prepare them for facing the campus interviews with bigger confidence.
The students are given comprehensive Workbooks on each of the subject well in advance which is used by them during the Workshop for comprehensive understanding.
Going by the past feedback, students find these workshops extremely valuable.
Practitioner and Teacher of Yog, Pranayama and Dhyan
Associated with Patanjali Yogpeeth Hardwar as a Yog teacher and himself a regular practitioner and teacher of Yoga, Pranayama and Meditation. He has been regularly conducting Yog Shivirs on behalf of the Patanjali Yogpeeth and has taught “Pran-Yog” to Police personnel, engineering students, MBA Students, Members of Rotary Clubs, Chartered Accountants and other professionals.
Highlights of work experience
Have eighteen years' hands on rich corporate experience at middle and senior level with Indian and multinational companies handling various aspects of Accounts, Financial Administration and Control, Company Law, Costing, Audit, Taxation, Financial Re-engineering and Corporate Restructuring.  

Plus six years of teaching, training and coaching on various aspects of Accounts, Finance, Taxation, Company Law, General Management and Motivation with all eminent corporates all over the country.
Highlights of work experience with various organisations
A. Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd (June 98 – Aug 04)
The Company was initially formed as a 51:49 Joint Venture between Piaggio & C Spa of Italy and Greaves Ltd of India.
As part of the Joint Venture Agreement, the Company acquired the Auto Unit from Greaves where it was manufacturing three wheelers under the brand name “Garuda”.
The Auto unit was acquired by the Company as a Section 293(1) (a) route under the Companies Act, 1956.
Highlights of Experience
I was engaged with the company from beginning of the Joint Venture and successfully handled all the legal, financial and commercial matters relating to transfer of the Auto Unit from Greaves to the JVC.
Arranged term loan finance for the company through State Bank of India and Credit Agricole Indosuez of Rs. 280 millions.
Owing to subsequent changes in the modernisation project undertaken by the company, there were cost over runs of almost Rs. 17.00 crores plus during the first two years company incurred a loss of Rs. 10.00 crores. Managed this deficit of Rs. 27.00 crores through very tight and efficient management of working capital without resorting to any additional borrowing.
Managed to receive Rs. 300 million worth of Sales Tax incentives of Govt. of Maharashtra which were not considered anywhere in the initial project.
Forex Management. Minimized exposure to exchange fluctuation risk and made substantial gains from the Euro / Dollar and Lira (pre-EU days) invoicing of export and Import transactions.
Actively involved in Capital Expenditure Planning of the company and managed the same purely through internal accruals.
Managed merger of two of the Indian subsidiaries of Piaggio & C here in India namely (Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd (PVPL) and Piaggio India Pvt. Ltd. (PIPL).
Extensively dealt with SIA / FIPB and RBI in respect of approval for Foreign Direct Investment, Acquisition of shareholding of Indian partner to the Joint Venture and approval for the Buyback of shares from Non Residents.
Held, convened and chaired a Meeting of Creditors of a Company as per the directives of the Bombay High Court in respect of merger of two wholly owned Indian subsidiaries of a foreign company.
Working in the international environment, ensured regular Corporate Reporting to the principles based outside India.
Coordinated Due diligence in respect of – (1) takeover of the Parent company by a new Investor and (2) acquisition of Indian JV partner’s shareholding by the Non Resident Partner.
Managed Buyback of shares from Non Resident shareholders in accordance with the Private Limited Company and Unlisted Company (Buy-Back of Securities) Rules, 1999.
Managed and coordinated conversion of the company from a 51:49 JVC to Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Piaggio & C.
B. Growel Times Ltd (Sept 91 – May 94 and Oct 95 – June 98)
It was a Greenfield Joint Venture project with Bumotec SA of Switzerland to manufacture watch cases for being supplied to watch manufacturers such as HMT, Titan and Timex.
The company belonged to the Growel group of companies owned by Mores. Other companies of the group are Bombay Paints and Grauer & Weil.
Highlights of Experience
I was involved with the company right from the conception through joint venture formation and implementation of the project.
As Company Secretary and Finance Controller, was responsible for the entire commercial side of the business including Financial Administration and control, Accounts & Audit, Systems, Costing, MIS, Company Law, Taxation.
Arranged Rupee Term Loan as well as Foreign Currency Term Loan for the project through a consortium of ICICI, IDBI and IFCI with ICICI in lead.
Obtained Capital Incentives and Sales Tax benefits from the Govt. of Maharashtra for the project
Managed the Initial Public Offer (IPO) of the Company at Premium on the Over the Counter Exchange of India (OTCEI). It was the largest IPO on OTCEI that time.
C. Bharat Forge Ltd
Bharat Forge is predominantly an engineering group with focus on manufacturing of auto components for almost all the automobile companies across the globe.
In 1994, the company decided to enter into two of the very attractive sectors of that time, namely (1) Financial Services and (2) Realty Sector for maximisation of shareholders’ wealth.
Highlights of Experience
Set up the Vehicle Finance Division for the company and was its Profit Centre Head.
Spearheaded the company’s venture into real estate activities and set up the Real Estate Division for the company.
D. I S M T Ltd (Apr 87 – Sept. 91)
Indian Seamless Group is India’s one of the largest seamless tube manufacturer with multiple manufacturing facilities.
Highlights of Experience
I was responsible for the financial and commercial functions of two of the subsidiaries of the group namely (1) Balaji Tubes Ltd. and (2) United Fluid Power Equipments Ltd.
Arranged finance for one project of each of the company from SICOM and a consortium of IDBI, ICICI and IFCI.
Got both the subsidiaries merged through the process of Section 391-394 of the Companies Act.
Strengthened and streamlined the systems and procedures relating to all activities and also set up the Budgeting and Budgetary Control System.
E. Praj Industries Ltd. (Dec 85 – April 87)
Praj was a Greenfield company when I joined them in Dec. 1985
It was getting engaged that time in setting up turn key projects for distillery and effluent treatment plants. Company had the Technical Collaboration with Vogelbusch of Austria.
Highlights of Experience
Helped the Managing Director as Executive Officer in setting up the entire organisation
Short Term Courses attended:
A short Course in “Leadership Development, Teamwork & Presentation Skills” from Berlitz School of Oriental Studies, London.
Have done Effective Personal Productivity Programme conducted by Leadership Management International Waco, Texas, USA.
A short programme of CPA focusing on US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley Act.
Books Authored
Have authored three books on:
Financial Management
Management Accounting and
Financial Accounting & Control for management institutes.

And the following books are in the process of being completed

A Master manual on Project Finance,
Awaken the Winner in you
Living with Sharks, Yet Growing Joyfully,
The Profit Attitude
How to become an asset and not a liability
Making of Impactful Communications
Make Powerful presentations and grow.

Have contributed numerous articles to Management Journals and addressed Seminars and Conferences organised by various professional bodies such as ICAI, ICWAI, ICFAI, ICSI and Rotary International in India and abroad.

Awards & Recognitions
Have been recipient of many awards and recognitions through out. Have also been a recipient of Rotary International's Young Professionals’ Group Studies Exchange (GSE) Scholarship and traveled to UK and Nigeria.
Membership of Clubs / Association
Member & Past President of Rotary Club of Poona North, the 2nd oldest and 3rd largest club in the Rotary International District 3131.
Life Member of Indian Golf Union.
Life member of Rotary Foundation Alumni Association, Illinois, USA.