Dr. Saima Rizvi

IILM University

Dr. Saima Rizvi

Professor, Finance And Accounting


Dr. Saima Rizvi has more than 14 years of experience in teaching Finance courses. Her Ph.D is in the area of Finance. Her research interests include Behavioral Finance, Corporate Finance, Investment and Portfolio Management and Social Enterprises and their financial sustainability.

She has several national and international papers to her credit. She has handled various institutional responsibilities in the capacity of Dean, Area Chair and Head Accreditations and Research.


  • Case titled “Keggfarms Pvt Ltd-A Social Enterprise and a Way of Life” published in Emerging Markets Case Studies, Vol. 8, Issue: 2, 2018, Emerald Publication.
  • Case titled-“Social Entrepreneurship and its Future: A Case on Indha Craft” accepted to be published accepted for publication in Journal of Applied Management-Jidnyasa, Vol 9, Issue 2, 2017.
  • Paper titled “Corporate Governance: A Case Study of Business Responsibility Reporting in Indian Banks”, published in Journal of Applied Management Studies, Pune, Symbiosis International University, Pune, Volume 7, Issue 2, 2015.
  • Interview on the recent study on “Behavioral Finance – A Study of Correlation between Personality Traits with Investment Patterns in Stock Market”, has been published in the “Think Advisor”. The interview was conducted by New York based journalist Ms Savita Iyer, who is also the contributing editor, Investment Advisor Magazine.
  • Paper titled “Behavioral Finance: A Study of Correlation Between Personality Traits with the Investment Patterns in Stock Market” has been selected by GCMRM March 2014 Conference / Springer for publication in the Springer proceedings edition (ISBN978-81-322-1978) of March 2014 Conference “Managing in Recovering markets”. The proceedings book is due by October, 2014. http://www.springer.com/business+%26+management/organization/book/978-81-322-1978-1
  • Paper titled ‘A study of competencies and skill sets needed by potential recruiters in the Financial Sector for Management Graduates’ published in Management Dynamics, Journal of Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow, Vol. 13, Issue 1, 2013.


  • Paper titled “Booms and recessions-A Behavioral Finance Macro Contagion Effect”, presented at Second International Finance Conference, Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University), October 11, 2017, New Delhi.
  • Paper titled “Behavioural finance: A study of impact of Personality Type and Behavioural Biases on the investment pattern of investors” presented at the India Finance Conference, jointly organised by IIM-A, IIM-B and IIM-C during December 19-21, 2016, IIM Ahmedabad.
  • Presented Case titled-“Keggfarms Pvt Ltd-A Social Enterprise and a Way of Life”, at 2nd IIM Global Summit on Management Cases, Raipur, 5th and 6th February, 2016, Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
  • Presented the case titled “Social Entrepreneurship and its Future: A Case on Indha Craft”, at 5th Principles For Responsible Management Education (PRME) Regional Forum Asia -Kuala Lumpur , 12th to 14th November, 2014 organized by Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, University of Utara, Malaysia.
  • Presented paper titled “Application of Balance Scorecard as a strategy innovation tool: A study of Banking Sector in India,” at India Finance Conference 2014, organized jointly by IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Calcutta and IIM Bangalore, at IIM Bangalore, Bangalore from 17th to 19th December 2014.
  • Paper titled “Behavioral Finance: A Study of Correlation between Personality Traits with the Investment Patterns in Stock Market”, presented at the Global Conference on Managing and recovering Markets, organized by Management Development Institute, Gurgaon from 5th-7th March, 2014.