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Prakash R. Mulchandani

Senior Lecturer, Accounting & MIS

e-mail: mulchandani.3@fisher.osu.edu
phone: (614) 247-6267
fax: (614) 292-2118
address: 340 Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

 

 

Education

  • MAcc, The Ohio State University
  • MBA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • MS (Chemical Engg.), Clemson University
  • BS (Chemical Engg.), Michigan State University
  • BS (Chemistry), University of Bombay, India

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Manufacturing/Materials Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • General Management
  • Strategy

Courses

  • AMIS 3300 - Cost Accounting
    Managerial decision making in organizations with an emphasis on the use of financial data; theory and practice of management control.
  • AMIS 4310 - Topics in Management Accounting
    Advanced topics in management control, strategic interactions within the firm.
  • AMIS 5000 - Accounting and Cost Analysis
    An introduction to accounting and cost analysis for planning, decision-making, and control.
  • AMIS 7310 - Managerial Accounting for Decision Making
    Cost systems with emphasis on the appropriate application of system outputs to management decisions.
  • AMIS 7716 – Accounting and Financial Analysis in Health Sciences
  • ENG 6220 - Accounting and Finance for Engineers

Biography

With over 30 years of experience in industry, Mr. Mulchandani brings extensive knowledge towards teaching in the business curriculum. Joining Rockwell International soon after obtaining his MBA, Mr. Mulchandani had assignments in several functional areas of the company, including Finance, Accounting, Materials/Logistics and Manufacturing. After three years as a Division General Manager, he was named President of the Commercial Vehicle Systems Business ($3.5 billion in Revenue), from which he retired in December 2000.

In spring 2001, Mr. Mulchandani entered the Masters of Accounting (MAcc) program at The Ohio State University, which he completed in June 2002. During this period at Ohio State, Mr. Mulchandani also taught financial accounting and management accounting, along with an MBA elective (Implementing Corporate Strategy) at the Fisher College of Business. He continues to teach these subjects, along with Advanced Managerial Accounting in the MBA/MAcc programs, as part of his responsibility as a faculty member in the AMIS Department.