Get Started

Print this page

About the Mentor

V.G. Narayanan
V.G. Narayanan

V.G. Narayanan teaches both basic and advanced courses in financial and accounting topics to M.B.A. and doctoral students at Harvard Business School, where he is a Professor of Business Administration. He believes that budgets must accomplish more than control purposes to serve an organization well. He consults with numerous businesses and has a special interest in managerial accounting. V.G. has contributed articles to accounting journals and has published many case notes for the school. He is a graduate of Stanford University, where he received his M.S. in Statistics, M.A. in Economics, and a Ph.D. in Business. His ability to make difficult concepts comprehensible is evidenced in this topic on budgeting, which has a practical approach.

Click here to exit the program. Warning, this will close your session. You will be able to return to the course, but any evaluation of your progress/performance will not count after you have clicked this button.