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Venkatachalam "V" Seshan
Professor of Management
Coordinator, International Management Studies

Division: Business Administration Division
Office: Center for Communication and Business (CCB) 353
Phone: (310) 506-4240
E-mail: v.seshan@pepperdine.edu

  • Ph.D., Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa.
  • M.S., University of Louisville, Louisville, Ky.
  • B.S., University of Bombay, Bombay
  • I.Sc., University of Bombay, Bombay
Courses:
  • Current Issues in Management
  • Business Accounting
  • International Busines
  • Business Policy, Strategy and Ethics
  • Management Theory and Practice
  • Asian Seminars & Eurasian Interactions
  • European Seminars
  • Business Statistics & Research Methods
Key Awards/Affiliations:
  • Harriet and Charles Luckman Distinguished Teaching Fellow Award, 1990-1996., 1996
  • Sears-Roebuck Grant, 1990-1991., 1991
  • National Academy of Management
  • Western Casewriters Association
  • Western Academy of Management
  • Sigma XI National Scientific Research Honor Society
  • World Future Society
  • 1998, Presented a paper on: "An Interdisciplinary Global Approach," Western Academy of Management 5th International Conference in Istanbul, Turkey., 1998
  • 1998, Pepperdine Student Asia Business Tour Program, in Hong Kong, Japan, and China, 1998
Academic Interests:
  • Strategic Planning, Futures Research, Multi-dimensional Scenario Development, Environmental Analysis, Ecological Sustainability, Strategic Portfolio Choice, International/Global Management, Technology and Innovation Management