Dr. Shikha Bhatia is an academician, researcher and trainer with more than 13 years of experience. She specializes in the field of Finance. At present she is working with IMI, New Delhi as Assistant Professor in Finance and Accounting Area. Prior to joining IMI, she was associated with Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida, Amity University, Noida, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar and Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar.
She has done her Ph.D. from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar on the topic, “Long-run operating and share price performance of initial public offerings in India”. Her research papers have been published in reputed refereed journals and she has participated in a number of international and national conferences, workshops and faculty development programmes. She was awarded the Best Paper award for her research paper 'Examining the Performance of IPOs: An Evidence from India' at Fourth National Conference on Indian Capital Market: Emerging Issues held at IBS Gurgaon. She was also awarded BIMTECH-Stough Young Scholars Award ICMC2013 (International Conference on Management Cases 2013), held at BIMTECH Greater Noida. She was a guest editor for a special issue on Social Media Networking for Customer Mapping and Reputation Management of International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking (IJVCSN). She is also the reviewer of various refereed Journals like International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance (IJBAAF), International Journal of Financial Management (IJFM), Journal of Economics and International Finance (JEIF) and International Research Journal on Business, Management and Finance (IRJBMF). She has imparted trainings in various organizations in the areas of financial analysis, corporate finance, management accounting and control, corporate valuation and financial modeling.