Dr Olin O Oedekoven Award for Internationally Accredited Schools Leadership  is an Award to recognise  an Indian Accreditation leader who has led more than one International Accreditation at their campus or one who has displayed consistently his or her  passion to bring in Global Benchmarks of Quality in Business Education. The Award has been instituted with gratitude to the memory of one of the pioneers in Business Schools Assessment & Leadership development whose company Peregrine Global has been an Academic Partner to SEAA Trust, New Delhi for over a decade.

The first Recipient of the Award is Dr N R Parasuraman, the soft-spoken Finance Professor and Director of SDMIMD Mysore. a top Ranked B-school  of India 

Dr N R Parasuraman is currently the Director and Senior Professor at SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysore.  He is a Fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants, and a Commerce and Law graduate. His Ph.D was on Capital Structure of Indian Companies. He has 37 years of experience in diverse areas of finance.  His special areas of teaching and research are Strategy, Financial Derivatives, Multinational Finance and Corporate Valuation.

Dr. Parasuraman is a visiting faculty at the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak, Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur and the Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management, Shillong.  He has published over 30 papers and concept articles in various journals. He has authored a book titled “FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT – A Step-by-Step Approach”, published by Cengage which has now gone into a 2nd edition. Apart from this book, his earlier work ‘FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCIAL DERIVATIVES’ published by Wiley India Limited, is very popular among the teachers and students of Derivatives has gone into a third edition. He has co-authored with Eugene Brigham and Scott Besley the South-Asian edition of ‘Corporate Finance (CFIN)’ brought out by Cengage.  He can be reached at nrparasuraman@sdmimd.ac.in

Olin O Oedekoven  (December 12, 1959 - October 04, 2022) 
 

A retired Brigadier General the (Late) Dr. Olin O Oedekoven Founder and CEO Peregrine Global Services, one of largest education services companies of the world having footprint in over 50 countries worldwide. Peregrine Global is an academic partner to SEAA for over a decade.  He  learned and practiced leadership over a 33-year military career with the U.S. Army, the Army Reserves, and the Wyoming National Guard. He completed several advanced programs on leadership, human resource management, international affairs, conflict management, and diplomacy during that span, which helped forge his leadership path. For nearly 20 years, Dr. Oedekoven has used his extensive knowledge gained through his military career and formal education to develop values-based leaders and impact the quality of education worldwide.