Dr. B. Mariyappa has to his credit M.Com., MBA, ICWAI, M.Phil., and Ph.D. Presently, he is working as Associate Professor and HOD of Commerce, BMS College for Women, Bangalore which is NAAC accredited A grade college. He has worked very hard to achieve the current position of an established commerce teacher in Bangalore. He is a known personality among the parents community in Bangalore. He has got his doctorate degree "Impact and Effectiveness of Activity Based Costing in Indian Manufacturing Industries – An Empirical Study". He has presented several research papers in National and International Seminars and Conferences. He has also published several research articles in reputed international journals. He is also resource person in various workshops, national level seminars and international conferences. His areas of expertise are: Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Cost Accounting, Taxation, Financial Management, Statistics, Business Mathematics, Accounting and Information System and the like.