The International Relations Office of IMT Hyderabad organized a three day workshop on ‘Accounting Analytics’ from August 17 to 19, 2018. Faculty members from IMT Hyderabad and Ghaziabad as well as practitioners participated in the workshop.

Dr. Partha Sarathi Mohapatra, Assistant Professor at California State University, Sacramento facilitated the workshop. Dr. Mohapatra has over 10 years of experience teaching Finance and Accounting courses at various universities in the United States of America. He has a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar, majoring in Finance and Information Systems.

The focus of the workshop was on Big Data and Data Analytics, their impact on Managerial Accounting and their application in the areas of financial reporting, auditing and taxation. Some of the topics discussed were Clustering Analysis – Partitional and Hierarchical, Text Mining, Fuzzy Matching, Classification Analysis, Visualisation Analytics using Tableau, etc. The workshop was very interactive with discussions, exercises and case studies.

The workshop was appreciated unanimously by all participants, who felt that it was highly practical and relevant to their work – both teaching and research-wise. The International Relations Office is hopeful of conducting more such relevant and topical workshops that will enhance the quality of education we impart at IMT Hyderabad.