CA Chinmaya Hegde, apart from being part of the Core Team, also takes care of Product Development functions at Learn Cab. Having taught extensively at the Bangalore Chapter of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for over 6 years & Mangalore chapter for over 3 years, his teaching journey has been quite an extensive one. His Professional Journey has been an epitome of speed, accuracy & analysis, highlighted by the fact that he has an All India Rank (AIR) at all the 3 levels of CA (AIR 13/3/39). His flawless scores of 100 in Mathematics & Statistics right from his Class XII (II PUC) days carried over to CA Foundation, and are a testimony to his analytical ability and sharp mind.
The reason why CA Chinmaya Hegde is a teacher today is because few teachers taught him how to learn and how not to teach. In addition to teaching at ICAI Bangalore & Mangalore, CA Chinmaya Hegde has also taught at many private academies like Samvit Academy, Bangalore where he taught extensively for close to 6 years. He has also taught at Trisha Academy and CAPS, Bangalore where he was associated for over 2+ years. He has taught multiple subjects across various levels of CA course beginning with Mathematics & Statistics to Accounting & Financial Management and Financial Reporting. CA Chinmaya Hegde strongly believes that the best way to learn is to teach others and that Teaching is one of those rare professions that can influence future generations.
My teaching philosophy: Teaching is not just a passion, it is an obsession. As quoted by Albert Einstein, I believe that, “If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough”. I feel that it’s always better to be a loser in a lion's race, rather than be a winner in a rat race.
CA Chinmaya Hegde started his career as a financial analyst, and worked as part of a Special Analytics Team at Probe Information Services Pvt Ltd. managing an index for an ETF. He was instrumental in building a credit score model for assessment of credit risk of customers for clients. At Probe, he was also part of a team which developed a basket of mutual funds which were selected on the basis of data analysis. His total employment experience was around 5 years.
My approach to Teaching on LearnCab
I use charts in my presentations to convert detailed & complex data & concepts into simple points & formats as required for the subjects and use certain keywords to aid in student retention.
Advice to Professional Students
His main piece of advice to professional students is that they should base their preparation on study material given by the respective institutes and prepare consistently and not sporadically.
Hobbies and Other Interests
In his spare time, Chinmaya Hegde can be found speculating on the stock market, relax watching a movie or playing chess!