A practicing cost and management accountant, Dr. Jayaram R has been associated with IFMR since 2008, and is currently an adjunct faculty. He teaches Cost & Management Accounting, Strategic Cost Management and Financial Accounting in full time and part time Programmes. He has a PhD in Cost Management and an Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting from CIMA UK. Dr. Jayaram comes with more than a decade and half of experience in Cost & Management Accounting, Financial Accounting and Internal Audit Fields, and is a Fellow Member of Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of India.
He has also served as faculty at SIRC of ICAI, RKM Vivekananda College (Madras University) and as a visiting faculty at IIM Trichy.
Apart from teaching in the PGDM program, Prof Jayaram is also actively involved with IFMR’s Management Development Programmes for working executives.
Management Accounting (core)
Strategic Cost Management (elective)
Programme Director for Certificate Programme on Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)
Current Research Interests
Cost & Management accounting with specific focus on Activity Based Costing & Management
ERP implementation and management
Recent Research Publications
R. Jayaram and Dr.G. Balasubramanian "Costing for Pressure Die casting Operations – An Activity based perspective", The Management Accountant, July TCM edition 2011. Pp. 581- 85
R. Jayaram & Dr.G. Balasubramanian "Strategic Pricing using Target Costing methodology - Case study of an Indian Auto ancillary company”, The Management Accountant, November edition 2011 Pp 1063 – 66
R.Jayaram & Dr. Nisar Ahmed – “Activity Based Management – Glimpses of its Practical application” – The Management Accountant, September 2014 Edition Pp 83-88
R. Jayaram & R.Vasudevan -" Designing an Activity Based Cost Model for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Manufacturing Unit- The Management Accountant March 2016 Edition Pp 19-26
Other Professional Information
Director – Pro ~ Active Solutech (India) Pvt Ltd (Management Consultancy & IT solution provider)