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Case Title:

India’s Best CFO, Praveen Kadle

Publication Month & Year : July 2009

Authors: Swapna Pragada & D. Satish

Industry: Automobiles


Case Code: FM0003

Teaching Note: Available

Structured Assignment: Available

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Set in the backdrop of one of the best stated IndianCFOs, the primary objective of the case is to analyse the emerging roles of a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in the changing business environment of the 21st century.CFOs, previously known for maintaining accurate financial details of the company, have nowbecome the strategic decision-makers in the company. The case mainly focuses on various roles played by Praveen Kadle, the CFO of Tata Motors, in turning around the company and the crucial role played by him in implementing the management's decisions effectively in times of crisis.

Pedagogical Objectives:

  • To understand the core function of a CFO and his/her changing roleswith the increasing business demands
  • To discuss the role of CFO in Tata Motors’ business between 2001 and 2005
  • To analyse the factors that made Praveen Kadle,CFO of Tata Motors, the Best Indian CFO of 2006
  • To evaluate the challenges faced by Tata Motors’ CFO during 2006–2008.

Keywords : CFO; CFO Vs CEO; Chief Financial Officer; Roles and Responsibilities of CFO; Strategic Advisor; Financial restructuring; Capital restructuring; Return on Capital Employed; Course Case Maps; Course Case Packs; Financial Management; Managerial Finance; Business Finance; Finance for Managers; ; Principles of Financial Management; Corporate Finance Financial Management Course Case Pack; MBA; Financial Management Course Case

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