Faculty Profile

Monika Dhochak

Assistant Faculty
Academic Qualification
MBA (Finance & HRM)
Professional Qualification
Ph.D. (Venture Capital - Finance), IIT Roorkee
Areas of Specialization
Finance & Accounting
Courses taught/projects handled
An academician and researcher in the area of finance, has extensively worked  on the Venture Capitalists’ Investment decision-making process. Her academic interests include Venture Capital & Private Equity, Financial Management and Financial Accounting. Earlier, she has worked as a Teaching Associate in NPTEL courses. She is also a life member of American Accounting Association (AAA). She has published more than ten research papers in international and national journals of repute; and presented papers at several national and international conferences. She has also received the ‘Best Paper Award’ for a paper presented at NIDA International Business School, Bangkok, Thailand. 
  1. Dhochak, M. and Sharma, A.K. (2016). Identification and prioritization of critical factors of venture capitalists’ investment decision-making process: An analytical hierarchal process (AHP) approach, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Emerald publications, 23 (4), pp. 964 – 983. Emerald publications (Scopus & ABDC indexed).
  2. Dhochak, M. and Sharma, A.K. (2015). Integration of factors affecting Venture Capitalists’ investment decision: An Interpretive structural modeling (ISM) approach, International journal of management and decision-making, 15(1), 38-52. Inderscience (Scopus & ABDC indexed).
  3. Dhochak, M. and Sharma, A.K. (2015). Using interpretive structural modeling in venture capitalists’ investment decision-making process, Decision, 43(1), 53-65. Springer publishers  DOI 10.1007/s40622-015-0106-0
  4. Dhochak, M. and Sharma, A.K. (2015). Impact of Global Financial Crisis on Indian Venture Capital Firms: An Empirical Evaluation. Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, 8(4), 330-345. Inderscience publishers (ABDC indexed).
  5. Dhochak, M. and Sharma, A.K. (2014).  Venture Capitalists’ Investment Decision Criteria for New Ventures: A Review. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Elsevier, 189(2015), 465-470. (Scopus listed).
  6. Dhochak, M. and Sharma, A.K. (2015). Application of Fuzzy Analytical Hierarchal Process in Multi-Criteria Decision-Making of Venture Capitalists. (Scopus & ABDC indexed). (Revision submitted)
1. Dhochak, M. and Sharma, A.K. (2016). Venture capital: A literature review and synthesis, International conference on financial markets and corporate finance (ICFMCF-2016), IIT Madras, August 12th-13th, 2016.
2. Dhochak, M. and Sharma, A.K. (2016). Determinants of venture capital: A venture capitalists and entrepreneur’s perspective. Full paper in conference proceeding (ISBN: 978-974-231-893-2) of  NIDA International Business Conference 2016 – Sustainability in business, Bangkok, Thailand, 12th March 2016. (Best Paper Award).
3. Dhochak, M. and Sharma, A.K. (2016). A comparative analysis of venture capitalists and entrepreneurs towards venture capital funding, MDC & VRS 2016, VGSOM IIT Kharagpur, February 11th-12th, 2016.
4. Dhochak, M. and Sharma, A.K. (2015). Determinants of venture capital: An entrepreneur?s finance, 3rd PAN-IIM World Management Conference, IIM Indore, December 16th – 18th, 2015.
5. Dhochak, M. and Sharma, A.K. (2015). Inferring Prevalence and Trends of Venture Capital in India. Full Paper on CD (ISBN No. 978-81-929149-2-3.) of Global Conference on Managing in Recovering Markets, MDI Gurgaon, March 11th - 13th, 2015.
6. Sharma, A.K. and Dhochak, M. (2015). Venture Capital: An innovative source of financing business. Full Paper on CD (ISSN No. 2094-506X) of The 16th International Society for Business Innovation and Technology Management Conference, ISBITM Bali, Indonesia, January 24th – 26th, 2015, pp. 1415-1430.
7. Bansal, N. Dhochak, M. and Sharma, A.K. (2014). Agency costs and corporate governance mechanisms in Indian Corporate Sector: An empirical evaluation. Full Paper on CD of the 6th International Conference on Excellence in Research and Education, IIM Indore, May 8th-11th, 2014.

1. Attended a ten days ICSSR sponsored Workshop on “Research Methodology in Economics & Allied Studies for Ph.D. Students” (January 11-20, 2016) Organized by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee.
2. Attended a “Professional Development Workshop” (December 15, 2015) organized by Third PAN IIM World Management conference, IIM Indore.
3. Attended a National Conference on “Paradigm for Sustainable Business: People, Planet and Profit” organized by Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee, March 8th- 9th, 2013.
4. Attended a Workshop on “Financial Modeling and Analytics 2013” organized by Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras (India), November 5th-9th, 2013.
5. Attended a Workshop on “Multivariate Data Analysis for Management Researchers” organized by FIIB, New Delhi (India), August 16th-17th, 2013.
6. Attended a Workshop on “Challenges to Professionalism” organized by Humanities and Social Science Department, IIT Roorkee, March 22nd, 2014.
American Accounting Association (AAA)

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India

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