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Finance and Accounting

Credential: Bachelors Degree
Duration: 4 Years
Credit Hours: 120
Tuition Fee: AED 908 per credit hour (see detailed fee structure here)
Class Timings: Morning and Evening
Medium of Instruction: English

BBA Program Mission

The mission of the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program is to provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to serve as effective, responsible, and ethical leaders and managers in the modern workforce of today–anywhere in the world. It prepares graduates for a diverse assortment of careers in the business sector and for graduate studies. The program focuses on decision-making, problem-solving, developing strong ethical values, social responsibility, and working to achieve success in culturally-diverse settings.

Program Goals

The BBA program prepares its graduates to:

  • Possess a solid background in business theory and practice.
  • Succeed in entry-level business careers, progress in current positions, or pursue advanced learning.
  • Develop the necessary skills to function effectively in a global economy.
  • Communicate effectively in any setting.
  • Make ethical and professional decisions, and practice social responsibility.
  • Adopt information technology to develop business solutions.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students after graduation students will be able to:

  • Apply appropriate business theories and practices to solve routine and unpredictable problems.
  • Adapt to professional and responsible roles, independently and collectively, to achieve intended outcomes.
  • Practice professional integrity and ethical standards in a socially responsible manner.
  • Communicate effectively, using a variety of tools and methods, as individuals and in teams in professional work-related contexts.
  • Express substantive knowledge in various accounting and finance concepts and theories.
  • Exhibit appropriate competencies and skills to practice various financial and accounting functions.
  • Develop advanced approaches, strategies and practices for improving the financial performance of an organization.

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements – BBA Finance and Accounting
Component Courses Credit Hours
General Education 11 33
Core Courses 17 51
Specialization 11 33
Elective Courses 1 3
Total Required 40 120

Study Plan

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General Education Courses

Sr. Course Code Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
1 CIS 101 Computer Fundamentals 3
2 ENG 101 English I 3
3 ENG 102 English II 3
4 ENV 201 Environmental Science 3
5 HUM 101 Critical Thinking 3
6 MTH 101 College Mathematics 3
7 REL 201 Islamic Studies 3
RELA 201 Islamic Studies in Arabic
8 SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
9 SSS 101 Study Skills 3
10 UAE 201 UAE Studies 3
UAEA 201 UAE Studies in Arabic
11 BUS 204 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3
Total 33

 

Course Number Course Name Credit Hour Prerequisite
Semester1
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3
ENG 101 English I 3
MTH 101 College Mathematics 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
SSS 101 Study Skills 3
Semester 2
ACC 101 Accounting I 3
BUS 102 Business Statistics 3 MTH 101
CIS 101 Computer Fundamentals 3
ENG 102 English II 3 ENG 101
HUM 101 Critical Thinking 3
Semester 3
ACC 202 Managerial Accounting 3 ACC 101
BUS 201 Business Communication 3
BUS 202 Business Ethics 3
ECO 201 Microeconomics 3
RELA 201 Islamic Studies 3
REL 201 Islamic Studies (in English) 3
BUS 204 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3 BUS 101,ECO 201
Semester 4
ECO 202 Macroeconomics 3
FIN 301 Financial Management 3 ACC 101
MKT 302 Principles of Marketing 3 ECO 201
UAE 201 UAE Studies (in English) 3
ENV 201 Environmental Science 3
UAE/A 201 UAE Studies 3
Semester 5
BUS 301 Business Research Methods 3 CIS 101,BUS 102
BUS 302 Business Law 3 ECO 201
MGT 302 Management and OrganizationalBehavior 3 ECO 201
MGT 303 Management Information Systems 3 CIS 101,ECO 201
MGT 304 International Management 3 ECO 201
Semester 6
BUS 401 Business Policy and Strategy 3
MGT 402 Operations Management 3 BUS 102
ACC 301 Cost Accounting 3 ACC 202
FIN 302 Financial Institutions 3 FIN 301
MGT 305 Investment Management 3 FIN 301,BUS 102
Semester 7
ACC 302 Intermediate Accounting 3 ACC 202
FIN 306 Business Finance (Elective) 3 FIN 301
ACC 303 Accounting Information Systems 3 ACC 101
ACC 304 International Accounting 3 ACC 202
FIN 402 Corporate Finance 3 FIN 301
Semester 8
ACC 402 Governmental Accounting (Elective) 3 ACC 302
ACC 403 Auditing 3 ACC 302
FIN 404 Banking Operations 3 FIN 301
FIN 495 Internship (Finance and Accounting) 3
FIN 499 Financial Statement Analysis(Capstone) 3 FIN 301,BUS 301,ACC 302

 

Note: The student shall select one elective subject.

Course Description

General Courses
Computer Fundamentals • CIS 101  Prerequisite: None
This course provides students with exposure to basic personal computer operating skills and commonly used software. It includes introducing a word processor and its practical use, worksheets, databases, presentations, network and Internet programs.
English 1 • ENG 101 Prerequisite: None
This course is designed to teach undergraduate students how to read academic texts with understanding, and how to use them in a variety of disciplines. The prescribed literary rhetoric classes teach students critical reading, re-expression, summarizing and quoting, writing, synthesis, analysis and research, and the course volume includes a clear balance between articles published in periodicals and works written by well-known scholars in the fields of science, social sciences and humanities.
English 2 •  ENG 102 Prerequisite :ENG 101
This course provides a basic introduction to fiction, non-fiction literature, poetry, as well as theater, which helps the student to develop his creative skills in these areas. Each literary style is independent and includes integrated works as examples with helpful advice on how to benefit from the range of technologies used. The method used here is simple and not rigid, but it is practical and positive.
Environmental science • ENV 201 Prerequisite: None
A multidisciplinary course that emphasizes the importance of the history of interest in the environment, the interaction of species (whether with each other or with their environment), air, water, soil, biological resources, population dynamics, toxicology, energy sources, land use management, and other related topics. The basic principles of science are also incorporated into the subject classes.
Critical Thinking • HUM 101 Prerequisite: None
This course examines the process of critical thinking and helps students to think more clearly, insightfully, and effectively. Relevant examples drawn from students’ experiences and contemporary situations help students develop their ability to solve problems, analyze issues, and make informed decisions in their academic, professional, and personal lives. This course includes objective readings, codified writing assignments, and ongoing discussions aimed at helping students develop language skills while at the same time enhancing complex thinking skills.
College Mathematics • MTH 101 Prerequisite: None
This course provides a sound and intuitive understanding of the basic concepts students need while pursuing their careers in business, economics, as well as the social and life sciences. It also includes a brief review of functions, graphs, algebra, equations and inequalities, exponential and logarithmic functions, linear and nonlinear equations, diagrams of conic sections, in addition to calculating the calculus with one variable, which includes: limits, derivatives, applications of derivatives as well as finite and non-integrals Some applications are limited.
Islamic Studies • REL 201 Prerequisite: None
The Islamic Studies course introduces Islam in a way that enables students to relate it to their lives and to society at large. The pillars of faith and Islam are taught to explain what Islam represents as a code of life. Explaining the culture of Islam in detail in a comparative manner with other cultures. The course begins with the fundamentals of Islam and its main teachings through a modern view that connects it to the contemporary world and its challenges. It also shows the great role of Islamic civilization on humanity. The teaching of this course aims to provide solutions to existing problems in the light of Islam.
Introduction to Sociology • SOC101 Prerequisite: None
This course is an introduction to the study of people and their interactions with each other and with their environment as well as with various social groups. The course allows students to develop their awareness of the relationships between individuals’ beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors, as well as their society and culture. Students also learn how to apply social concepts to current issues affecting individuals, modern society, and the international community.
Study Skills • SSS 101 Prerequisite: None
This course provides the student with the learning skills necessary to succeed in university studies, and it also gives the student skills that he can use in his personal and professional life. Students also learn many techniques that can be used in the areas of communication, research practices, teamwork, computers, creativity, critical thinking, presentation skills, and knowledge in general.
UAE Studies • UAE 201     Prerequisite: None
This course presents how the UAE society was founded with a focus on historical, social, economic, political, and cultural aspects.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship • BUS 204 Prerequisite: BUS 101, ECO 201
In this course, students are exposed to the main theories and research on entrepreneurship and innovation, and then experiment with applying them to a broader and contemporary context. This includes public and corporate services, emerging technologies and economies, sustainability and development, value creation and leveraging entrepreneurship and innovation. Readings, case studies, and discussions help organize the course material with a clear and fundamental link between entrepreneurship and innovation. At the end of the course, students develop a comprehensive work project.

 

BBA Core Courses
Accounting 1 • ACC 101  Prerequisite: None
The significance of accounting and the challenges it presents. Extensive coverage and review of major concepts followed by practical exercises.
Managerial Accounting • ACC 202 Prerequisite: ACC 101
The course will provide a study of the role of the management accountant in the preparation, analysis, and interpretation of accounting and financial data for business management purposes.
Introduction to Business • BUS 101  Prerequisite: None
This course provides first-year students with an understanding of business systems and guides them to the field of business organizations. It intends to familiarize students with the basic concepts of business and introduce them to the terms used in business processes, operations, and organizations. The course emphasizes the importance of today’s dynamic business environment, globalization, social responsibility, and forms of ownership, human dimension, essentials of marketing and financial management.  
Business Statistics • BUS 102 Prerequisite: MTH 101 
This course introduces students to statistical analysis and how it relates to business decision making. Students will learn how to apply statistical tools for the collection, presentation, description, analysis and interpretation of data in business contexts. Topics covered include variables, levels of measurements, basic survey design, descriptive measures, probability analysis, sampling and hypothesis testing, correlation, regression analysis, and time-series forecasting. The course includes theoretical and practical lectures.
Business Communication • BUS 201 Prerequisite: None
The primary forms of communication used in business organizations today.  A variety of strategies along with some of the technologies, which support effective business communication.
Business Ethics• BUS 202 Prerequisite: None
Traditional ethical theories and how they apply to business. The course provides an understanding of how ethical issues in business arise and some strategies to control or resolve them.
Business Research Methods • BUS 301  Prerequisite: CIS 101, BUS 102
The course is designed to introduce the business research process where students learn to understand the managerial problems and formulate research questions and hypotheses. Students gain insight into choosing the right research design, construction of research instruments, sampling, both qualitative and quantitative data collection, data analysis and report presentation.
Business Law • BUS 302 Prerequisite: ECO 201
Prerequisite: None

This course introduces the legal framework of business and application of laws in business world. Emphasis is placed on contracts, negotiable instruments, and how court systems operate. Students learn ways to apply ethical issues and laws covered to selected business decision-making situations.

Business Policy and Strategy • BUS 401 Prerequisite: None
The course offers the most recent theories and current practices in strategic management. The development and implementation of corporate strategies as well as functional strategies in various areas of business activity such as finance, sourcing, production, human resource management, marketing, and international business.
Microeconomics • ECO 201    Prerequisite: None
An introduction to the analysis of the principles and problems at the microeconomic level. This course elaborates on the theories of demand and supply along with the various types of elasticity. It discusses the costs of production and the profit maximization for an individual firm under varying degrees of competition, pricing, and the deployment of resources.
Macroeconomics • ECO 202  Prerequisite: None
Students will gain an understanding of the analysis of principles and problems at the macroeconomic level. The course examines the public and private sectors, national income, unemployment, inflation, income distribution, and fiscal and monetary policies as they relate to the economy.
Financial Management •FIN 301   Prerequisite: ACC 101
The course gives an understanding and perspective on the financial management functions in an organization. It provides the ability to use tools like financial statement analysis, financial planning and working capital management. It enhances long-term investment decisions through the use of valuation principles and equips students with the ability and confidence to tackle common financial problems in practice.
Principles of Marketing • MKT 302 Prerequisite: ECO 201
This course describes the relationship between the firm and its customers, market opportunities and customer value. It analyzes the marketing environment and ways to manage marketing information. It helps the students to explain product, product life cycle, and customer-driven marketing strategy, product decisions, pricing strategies, distribution channels and promotion mix.
Management and Organizational Behavior • MGT 302 Prerequisite: ECO 201
This course provides an overview of the major functions of management like planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling. It also provides a balanced coverage of all the key elements comprising the discipline of Organizational Behavior in a style that students will find both informative and interesting. Students will learn about the relation between structure and culture; leadership, motivation, teamwork, and communication. 
Management Information Systems • MGT 303 Prerequisite: CIS 101, ECO 201
The course provides an overview of Management Information Systems (MIS) in business. It provides students with the concepts and importance of MIS in creating and managing successful, competitive firms in today’s environment. In addition, this course  exlpains the key concepts related to software, database systems, and systems development and  e-Business systems and discusses business problems using information systems and information technology, along with enterprise business systems. Finally, this course compares how organizations, management, and technology are brought together to form networked enterprises and decision support systems.
International Management • MGT 304 Prerequisite: ECO 201
The activities of globalizing companies, including resource development, overseas operations and management, international management styles, and global strategies.  There is strong emphasis on theoretical analysis, with particular focus given to in-depth case study analyses of international strategies.
Operations Management •MGT 402 Prerequisite: BUS 102
This course Introduces students to the dynamic field of Operations Management: converting inputs into outputs through established processes. This course focuses on the strategic decisions that operations managers have to make along with concepts of distribution, project management, quality assurance, and lean manufacturing. Students engage in several practical exercises to enhance skills related to operational planning and execution.

 

Specialization Courses
Cost Accounting • ACC 301 Prerequisite: ACC 202
This course will cover the procedures and principles of cost accounting with emphasis on gathering and reporting cost accounting information for purposes of accurate financial reporting. Students will analyze cost accounting information to aid in managerial decision-making.  
Intermediate Accounting • ACC 302 Prerequisite: ACC 202
One of the goals of the intermediate accounting course is to orient students to the application of accounting principles and techniques in practice. It provides coverage of the principles and structure of financial accounting statements and financial disclosures. Topics include cash, receivables, inventory, property, depreciation, intangible assets, and long-term liabilities.
Accounting Information Systems • ACC 303 Prerequisite: ACC 101
Many traditional accounting functions are now embodied in systems that require a different combination of technical and financial knowledge. The AIS course is designed to provide this combination of knowledge and skill sets to meet the new challenges and opportunities of the information technology world. This course explains the application of computer technology in the design, implementation and operation of accounting tools, the actual processing of accounting transactions, and the application of these systems to the accounting cycle.
International Accounting • ACC 304 Prerequisite: ACC 202
This course discusses the international dimensions of accounting vital for anyone doing business or investing internationally. Topics such as comparative accounting, foreign currency translation, accounting for inflation, and international financial reporting standards are discussed. 
Governmental Accounting • ACC 402  (Elective) Prerequisite: ACC 302
The goal of this course is to provide a broad range of information about governmental accounting and financial reporting that is used. The course deals with fund accounting which is the basic model used for internal accounting and for part of the external reporting for governments.
Auditing • ACC 403 Prerequisite: ACC 302
This course presents auditing concepts and procedures. It provides students with a clear perspective of the current auditing environment and discusses the challenges inherent in the auditing practice, and how the auditor can live up to the expectations of the profession.
Financial Institutions • FIN 302  Prerequisite: FIN 301
This course will examine the theory of financial intermediation in the context of banks, savings and loans, public and private insurance companies, and investment banking.
Business Finance • FIN 306  (Elective)  Prerequisite: FIN 301
This course provides an overview of the business finance field, financial environment, analysis of financial statements and financial planning. Time value of money concepts and calculations would be used to value financial instruments like bonds and stocks. Capital appraisal techniques would be applied to make long-term investment decisions.
Corporate Finance • FIN 402 Prerequisite: FIN 301
This course will offer students the opportunity to analyze the financing decisions of a firm. Students will explore the process of issuing securities and evaluate various payout and debt policies. They will also examine the internal and external sources for long-term funding.
Banking Operations • FIN 404 Prerequisite: FIN 301
This course explores a multitude of aspects in banking operations and includes detailed coverage of organizations, structures, transactions, funds management, banking services, and loan processes.
Investment Management • MGT 305 Prerequisite: FIN 301,BUS 102
The course will emphasize risks, returns, and the investment process.  Students will evaluate alternative investment instruments, investment environments, introduction to analysis and valuation techniques, and an introduction to portfolio management.
Internship • FIN 495
This course offers students the chance to gain first-hand experience in an actual workplace environment. It also provides students with the opportunity to apply their academic knowledge to practical work situations. It introduces and exposes students to the differences between obligations and responsibilities in their personal lives and those found in the working world.
Financial Statement Analysis ( Capstone ) • FIN 499  Prerequisite: FIN 301,BUS 301,ACC 302
This is a capstone course. It will provide students with a fundamental understanding of how to interpret accounting data presented in financial statements. It will demonstrate popular tools and techniques in analyzing and interpreting financial statements. Moreover, basic concepts and conventions on the construction of financial statements will be briefly viewed. Students are expected to complete a capstone paper that covers most accounting and finance concepts.

Career Opportunities

Finance and Accounting graduates can expect to find employment in many of the positions listed below:

  • Auditing
  • Management Accountant
  • Financial Accountant
  • Taxation Accountant
  • Budget Analyst
  • Public Accountant
  • Government Accountant
  • Banking
  • Brokerage
  • Insurance
  • Investments
  • Real Estate
  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector

Program Tuition Fee

Application⬧Admission⬧Registration Fees ( Undergraduate Programs )
Admission Fee  AED 1,500 One-time fee submitted with application, non-refundable
Admission Fee 

(International Students) 

AED 3,000 One-time fee submitted with application, non-refundable
Registration Fee (Regular Semester) AED 500 Per Semester, non-refundable
Registration Fee  (Summer) AED 300 Per Session, non-refundable
Tuition Fees
Dental Surgery AED 2,000 Per credit hour
Pharmacy AED 1,500 Per credit hour
BBA (FIN, HRM, MIS, MKT) AED 908 Per credit hour
Hospitality and Tourism Management AED 825 Per credit hour
B.Law and HRM (Arabic) AED 935 Per credit hour
Public Relations and Advertising AED 908 Per credit hour
Other Fees
Student Activity Fee (Regular Semester) AED 250 Per Semester
Student Activity Fee (Summer) AED 100 Per Session
Credit Transfer Fee AED 300
Late Registration Fee AED 200 Per Course
Add and drop processing fee AED 30
Re-test Fee (test1 , test2, midterm exam)(Undergraduate) AED 300
Supplementary Exam Fee (final exam)(Undergraduate) AED 1000
Computer Lab and Internet Fee (Pharmacy and Dental Surgery) AED 650 When registering in the Computer Course
Laboratory and Clinic Fee (Dental Surgery) AED 4,000

AED 6,000

1st – 3rd years 

Every Semester

4th – 5th years

Productive Lab Fee (Dental Surgery) AED 3,000 4th – 5th years
Training Fee AED 4,000 Year 5

Summer I and Summer II

Laboratory and Clinic Fee (Pharmacy) AED 2,600 Every Semester
Tutorial Fees (Pharmacy) AED 550 Student per Course (3rd and 4th Year). There are 3 courses in 3rd year and 1 course in 4th year
Training Fees (Pharmacy) for Community Pharmacy Training AED 500 Student per Course (4th Year) There are 2 courses in 4th year
Training Fees (Pharmacy) for Training in Hospital AED 500 Student per Course (4th Year) There are 2 courses in 4th year
Training Fees (Pharmacy) for Pharmaceutical Technology (Julphar) AED 1,500 Student per Course (4th Year) There is 1 courses in 4th year
Visa Deposit AED 5,000 Refundable at the time of visa cancellation and after completing one year of study at CUCA
Visa Processing Fee AED 2,000
Add/Drop Processing Fee AED 30 For each request form
Re-Test Fee  AED 300
Incomplete Exam Fee  AED 1,000
Graduation Fee AED 1,250
Transcript Fee AED 75
ID Replacement Fee AED 50
Diploma Replacement Fee AED 500
Change of Major Fee AED 500
Grade Appeal Fee AED 200
Intensive English Program ⬧ Consists of 3 Levels
Level 1 AED 5,500 Duration is one semester (180 study hours)
Level 2 AED 4,400 Duration is one semester (135 study hours)
Level 3 AED 3,850 Duration is one semester (90 study hours)

Notes: 

* CUCA may charge fees for additional services and facilities as required and may increase fees at any time without prior notice.

** The mentioned fees do not include (5% VAT)

Faculty Profiles

Name                           : Dr.Jaishu Antony

Academic Position    : Associate Professor/ Acting Head of                    

                                        Finance and Accounting Department.

Email                             : j.antony@cuca.ae

College/Department:

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)/ Finance and Accounting Department

Education:

  1. PhD –(Doctor of Philosophy) in Commerce from Mahatma Gandhi University, India.
  1. Com – (Master of Commerce) from Mahatma Gandhi University, India.
  1. Phil -- (Master of Philosophy) in Commerce from Cochin University of Science and Technology, India.
  1. Com – (Bachelor of Commerce) from Mahatma Gandhi University, India.
  1. Ed – (Bachelor of Education) in Commerce from Mahatma Gandhi University, India.
  1. DSE- (Diploma in Software Engineering) from Cochin Software Technology Parks of India.
  1. SET – (State Eligibility Test)Certified Commerce Teacher, certified by Directorate of Education Government of Kerala India.

Professional Experience:

      Associate Professor /Acting Department

      Head with 14 years of academic and 2

      years of industrial experience. 

  1. 2013 – to date: Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Deputy Department Head/Acting Head of Finance and Accounting Department City University College of Ajman, United Arab Emirates.
  2. 2011 – 2013: Assistant Professor, Master of Business Administration Department World of Knowledge Management Development Centre (WKMDC) Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  3. 2008 – 2010: Lecturer, Master of Business Administration Department, Toch Institute of Science and Technology, India.
  4. 2004 – 2005: (Industrial Experience) Assistant Manager Accounts Department, Plants (INDIA) Machines (PVT) LTD. India.

Teaching Areas:

Accounting and Finance.

Research Areas:

  • Accounting practices.
  • Banking practices.
  • Financial Markets and Investments.
  • Corporate Finance.
  • Behavioral Finance.

Memberships:

Member of Accountants & Auditors Association (AAA) United Arab Emirates

Conference Presentation:

  1. Participated in the Work shop on “Designing Learning outcomes, Assessment Writing and Rubrics” held on 2019
  2. Participated in the Conference on “Ajman International Urban planning” held between 24-26 April 2017.
  3. Participated in the Work shop on “Connecting Assessments and Course Learning Outcomes” held on 2015.
  1. Participated in the Work shop on “Connecting assessments and course learning out comes” held on 19 November 2015
  2. Participated in the Conference seminar on “International Financial Reporting Standardsheld   on 4-August 2010

Publications:

  1. “A study on the perception of the consumers towards online shopping in uae “, Global Journal of Management and Business Research: G Interdisciplinary. (Accepted) 2021 March. Double Blind Peer Reviewed International Research Journal. Online ISSN: 2249-45887188 & Print ISSN: 0975-5853. ProQuest, EBSCO, Google Scholar, Cite Factor:
  1. “A study on the impact of plastic money on consumer spending pattern.”, Global Journal of Management and Business Research: G Interdisciplinary. Volume 18 Issue 3 Version 1.0 Year 2018 18, Issue 3 Version 1.0, September. Double Blind Peer Reviewed International Research Journal. Online ISSN: 2249-45887188 & Print ISSN: 0975-5853. ProQuest, EBSCO, Google Scholar, Cite Factor: 
  1. “A study on consumer debt stress caused by credit cards.”, Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2018. ISSN: 2223-5833, Double Blind Peer Reviewed International Research Journal, ProQuest, Google Scholar, Cite Factor. Impact factor :0.7261 
  1. “ A study on effectiveness of labour welfare mesures in loss making public sector undertakings in kerala” International Journal of Innovative Research in Management Studies (IJIRMS) Volume 2, Issue 7, August 2017. pp.5-12. ISSN:2455-7188, Google Scholar , G-Gate ,Thomson Reuters Researcher ID:J-5005-2016.Impact factor :0.7261 
  1. “Effectiveness of Grivence Redressal System in Loss Making Public Sector Undertakings in Kerala” Erudition, The Albertian Journal of Management .ISSN 093-7839, 11, Issue 1 January 2017,Pg no 28-36.
  2. “ Impact of trade unionism on labour productivity in loss making public sector undertakings in kerala” Erudition, The Albertian Journal of Management .ISSN 093-7839, 11, Issue 2 August 2016,Pg no 28-36.
  3. “Effectiveness of compensation management in the loss making public sector undertakings in kerala ”, Erudition, The Albertian Journal of Management .ISSN 093-7839 Vol 10, Issue 1, January 2016.

Name                          : Dr. Zaheda R. D.

Academic Position     : Assistant Professor

Email                           : z.daruwala@cuca.ae

College/Department:

Bachelor of Business Administration

Faculty of Finance & Accounting

Education:

-     Ph.D. in Management (Specialization in Finance) from Banasthali University

-     Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with specialization in Accounting, from Columbus University, United States of America

-     Bachelors in Commerce from University of Bombay, India, with major in Financial Accounting and Auditing

Professional Experience:

-     Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA – USA)

-     Associate Cost & Management Accountant (ACMA) certification from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI)

-     Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certification from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, USA.

-     Diploma in Forensic Accounting from Brentwood Open Learning College, U.K. Certified by NCFE.

-     ‘Value Added Tax (VAT) in the GCC’ from Kaplan Genesis.

Teaching Areas:

  • Financial Management
  • Business and Corporate Financial Strategy
  • International Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Financial Modelling
  • Business Valuation
  • Managerial Finance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • IFRS and International Accounting
  • Management Accounting and Decision Making
  • Cost and Control Management

Research Areas:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Accounting Ethics
  • Financial Markets and Investments
  • Financial Economics
  • Behavourial Finance
  • Corporate Finance and Capital Structure

Memberships:

  • Registered Member of the Institute of Management Accounts - USA (IMA).
  • Associate member of ICAI (India)
  • Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) USA.

Conference Presentation:

  • ‘Fraud Risk in the Banking Sector’ Dubai, organized by Opening Thinking & Crowe (November 2018).
  • RIMS Risk Forum 2016 Middle East, Dubai, organized by ACFE.
  • Investment Profitability Analysis & Tools for Evaluating Investment Opportunities, Fairview Consult for Nigerian Government Organizations (2015).

Publications:

“Fostering Accounting Ethics: A Perspective from the UAE.” Journal of Business Ethics, Researchjournali, Vol. 5, No. 1, March 2019, ISSN 2348-0971.

“An Empirical Analysis of the Vulnerability of the GCC Countries to the Financial Crisis of 2008” Skyline Business Journal, Volume XI, Issue 1-2015-2016, ISSN 1998-3425.


Name: Dr. Faisal Khan

Academic Position: Acting Deputy Head, Assistant Professor

Email: f.khan@cuca.ae

College/Department:

Department of Finance and Accounting, College of Business

Education:

Doctor of Philosophy (Specialization in Finance)

Awarded Best Postgraduate Student Award and Gold Medal

University Technology Malaysia (UTM)

Master of Business Administration (Specialization in Finance) with CGPA of 3.84

Riphah International University, Pakistan

Chartered Accountancy-Inter/Found. (CAF)

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP)

Bachelor of Commerce (Specialization in Accounting) with A Grade

Infonexus College of Commerce, UAF, Pakistan

Professional Experience:

Independent and Non-Remunerative Member of Board of Directors: Didar Asia Limited, Dubai, UAE. (2016-2021)

Assistant Director- Internal Control and Financial Reporting: Imran Hadi Murtaza & Co. Chartered Accountants, Islamabad, Pakistan. (2005-2010)

Teaching Areas:

Finance, Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Economics and Business Policy

Research Areas:

Capital  Markets, Investment Analysis,

Risk Management, Portfolio Management, Corporate Finance, Financial Accounting, Cost and Management Accounting, Auditing, Corporate Governance, Strategic Management and Macroeconomics

Memberships:

Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP)

PhD Approved Supervisor in Higher Education Commission of Pakistan

PhD Approved Supervisor in Higher Education Commission of Malaysia

Conference Presentation:

  1. The antecedents of Consumer Eco-Friendly Vehicle Purchase Behavior: Perception-Personality-Innovativeness and Sustainability Model, International Conference on Management in Emerging Markets, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, ICMEM, August 3-5, 2020.
  1. Dynamics of Perceived Pro-Environmental Behavior: A Conceptual Mediation Model, Foreseeing the Future of Human Resources Post COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities, City University College of Ajman, 17-18 March 2021.
  1. Perceived E-learning Experience and Its Impact on Learning Related Outcomes:
    An Empirical Study of Undergraduate Students of UAE, Proceeding of E-Learning Conference, City University College of Ajman, 25 April 2018.
  1. Causes of dilemma of bad loans, management reaction and level of success of reactions in Pakistan, International Conference on Science, Technology and Social Sciences, University Technology Mara, Pahang, Malaysia. 20-22 November, 2012.
  2. Political risk and some other factors causing non-performing loans in Pakistan: An empirical study of Pakistani commercial banks, International Conference on Science, Technology and Social Sciences, University Technology Mara, Pahang, Malaysia. 20-22 November, 2012.
  3. An Overview of Corporate Governance Issues in Financial Sector of Pakistan, Proceedings of International Conference on Science Technology and Social Sciences (ICSTSS 2012). University Technology MARA, Pahang, 2012.
  4. Influence of Culture Orientation on the Relationship between Leadership Styles and Effective Performance upon Sales Managers and Salespersons, Academy of Human Resource Development 10th International Conference of the Asia Chapter, University Putra Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 03-06 December, 2011.
  5. Corporate Governance in Financial Sector of Pakistan: Current State and Room for Improvement, COMSATS University of Science and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, 28-30 December, 2011.

Journal Publications:

  1. How external auditor quality moderates the relation between internal audit committee effectiveness and accounting conservatism, American Journal of Finance and Accounting-Accepted Forthcoming, 2021.
  2. Is CSR the New Competitive Environment for CEOs? The Association between CEO Turnover, Corporate Social Responsibility and Board Gender Diversity: Asian Evidence, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 28 (2), 731-747, 2021.
  3. Accounting conservatism and firms’ performance: evidence from Malaysian listed firms, American Journal of Finance and Accounting-Accepted Forthcoming, 2021.
  4. Lagged Economic Exposure of Stock Returns: Role of Firm Nature of Business Effect, International Journal of Management, Accounting and Economics, Vol. 7, No. 3, March, 2020.
  5. New Evidence on Lagged Effect of Macroeconomic Variables on Stock Returns: A Case of Firm Size, Journal of Independent Studies and Research-Management, Social Sciences and Economics-Accepted forthcoming- 2021.
  6. New Evidence on the Role of Size Effect in Determining the Pricing of Risk, Volatility Dynamics, and Economic Exposure of Firm Returns, International Journal of Applied Behavioral Economics (IJABE,) Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2020.
  7. Does Dividend Policy Determine Stock Price Volatility? (A Case Study of Malaysian Manufacturing Sector), Journal Global Policy and Governance, Vol 9, Issue 1, October, 2020.
  8. The Relationship between Financial Reporting System and Project Success: A Case of Construction Projects in UAE, Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing, Vol. 16, No.8, August 2020.
  9. Dividend Policy and Smoothening Behavior of the Southeast Asian Countries including Japan, International Journal of Corporate Finance and Accounting, Volume 7, Issue 2, December, 2020.
  10. Firm Earning and Dividend Policy: A Case of Malaysian Stock Market, International Journal of Economics and Management Studies (SSRG-IJEMS), Volume 7, Issue 1, Jan 2020.
  11. . The Relationship between Accounting Frauds and Economic Fluctuations: A Case of Project Based Organizations in UAE, Journal of Economics and Public Finance, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2020
  12. Macroeconomic Factors and Stock Market Inefficiency: Role of Trading Effect, International Journal of Economics and Management Studies (SSRG-IJEMS), Volume 7, Issue 3, March 2020.
  13. Probing the Effects of Transformational Leadership on Employees’ Job Satisfaction with Interaction of Organizational Learning Culture, SAGE Open, Vol. 1, Issue, 9, June 2020.
  14. Firms Audit Committee and External Auditor Influence on Accounting Conservatism and Firm's Performance, International Journal of Management, Accounting and Economics, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 22-47, 2019.
  15. Macroeconomic Sensitivity, Risk-Return Trade-Off and Volatility Dynamics: Evidence from Developed and Developing Markets, International Journal of Corporate Finance and Accounting (IJCFA,) Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 1-16, 2019.
  16. Exploring the Mediating Role of Feedback Environment in the Relationship between Supervisors’ Emotional Intelligence and Employees’ Performance. International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM). Volume 10, Issue 3, 2019.
  17. Return Volatility and Macroeconomic Factors: A Comparison of US and Pakistani Firms. Business and Economic Review. Vol. 10, Issue. 2, pp. 1-28. 2018.
  18. Role of Environmental Management Systems Certification, Corporate Governance and Ownership Structure in Firm’s Efficiency: A Comparison of ISO 14001 Certified and Non-Certified Firms in Pakistan, Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review, Volume 8, Issue 3, July 2018.
  19. Audit Committee Effectiveness and Accounting Conservatism: A Test of Lagged Effect. International Journal of Corporate Finance and Accounting, Vol. 5, Issue. 2, pp. 42-64. 2018.
  20. Pricing of Risk and Volatility Dynamics on Emerging Stock Market: Evidence from Aggregate and Disaggregate Data, Economska Istrazivanja- Economic Research, Vol. 29, Issue 1, pp. 799-815, 2016.
  21. Pricing of Risk, Various Volatility Dynamics and Macroeconomic Exposure of Firm Returns: New Evidence on Age Effect, International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, Volume 6, Issue 2, Page: 551-561 (2016).
  22. Monetary Policy and Stock Market Liquidity, Gulf-Pacific Journal of Business Administration, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp: 1-15. (2017).
  23. Is Linter Model Good or Bad? A Tale of Tiger Cub, Gulf-Pacific Journal of Business Administration, Volume 1, Issue 2, Page: 152--163 (2016).
  24. A Tale of Islamic Financing: Theory vs. Practice, Journal Global Policies and Governance, Volume 5, Issue 2, Page: 119-133 (2016).
  25. Impacts of Merger and Acquisitions on Stock Returns: A Case of Financial Sector Firms of Pakistan, Gulf-Pacific Journal of Business Administration, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp: 63-81. (2017).
  26. Trading Effect Emerging Stock Markets Risks-Return Volatility Dynamics and Enterprises Economic Exposure, Transition Studies Review, 21 (1): 91-112 (2014).
  27. Do Market Power, Board Composition and Ownership Concentration Influence Dividend Policy? (An Empirical Study of Malaysian Industrial Sector), International Journal of Information Processing and Management, 5(3), 1-16 (2014).
  28. Volatility Dynamics, Pricing of Risk and Macroeconomic Sensitivity of Stock Returns in the Presence of Firm Nature of Business Effect. Doriana Journal, 48 (6): 18-43 (2014).
  29. Economic Exposure of Stock Returns on Karachi Stock Exchange: Substantiation from Both Aggregate and Disaggregate Data. International Journal of Information Processing and Management, 5(2), 25-39 (2014).
  30. Lagged Macroeconomic Variables Sensitivity of Firm Stock Returns on an Emerging Stock Market. International Journal of Information Processing and Management, 5(2), 40-57 (2014).
  31. Behaviour of Various Volatility Dynamics of Firm Stock Returns. Actual Problem of Economics, 162 (12): 252-259, (December, 2014).
  32. 32.The Impacts of Corruption, Macroeconomic Instability and Market Competitiveness on Bank’s Profitability, International Journal of Information Processing and Management, 5(3), 17-29 (2014).
  33. Determinants of organizational development: empirical investigation from higher Education institutes of Pakistan, Journal Political Science, Semantic Scholar, 2012
  34. Relationship between stock prices and economic variables: Sectoral analysis. Actual Problem of Economics, 143 (5): 544-553 (2013).
  35. Factors affecting knowledge sharing, stress and team building of industrial sector of Pakistan, Academic Journal of Management Sciences, 1(1), 57-65. (2012).
  36. Determinants of organizational development: empirical investigation from higher education institutes of Pakistan, Academic Journal of Management Sciences, 1(1), 50- 56. (2012).
  37. Determinants of Bank Profitability in Pakistan: A Case Study of Pakistani Banking Sector. World Applied Sciences Journal, 15 (10), 1484-1493, (2011).
  38. Determinants of Dividend Policy of Foreign Listed Companies on Karachi Stock Exchange, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 5(12): 2917-2928, (2011).
  39. Job Demands, Employee Control and Occupational Stress Journal of Social Sciences AIOU, Vol. 12(2). (2009).

Books:

Title: Macroeconomy and Stock Return Volatility: Pakistan Vs. US Market

Authors: Sharif Ullah Jan, Hashim Khan, Faisal Khan, Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Publication Date: November, 2020

PhD Supervisions:

Student Name: Sharif-Ullah-Jan

Degree Awarded: PhD in 2019

Title “Macroeconomic Sensitivity, Risk Returns Trade-Off and Volatility Dynamics of Stock Returns: A Comparative Study of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

University: Iqra National University, Pakistan

Name: Shatha Hussain

Academic Position: Finance and Accounting Lecturer

Email: s.hussain@cuca.ae

College/Department:

Finance and Accounting Department

Education:

PhD candidate

MSc in Accounting

Professional Experience:

  • Long academic experience in teaching  in different universities. Unified Accounting System – Accounting for Private Companies – Governmental Accounting System National Accounting - Budgets – Accounting Information Systems – Managerial Accounting. Financial Accounting – Advanced Financial Accounting - Accounting for hospitality – Accounting Information Systems – Governmental and for non-Profit Accounting – Computer Applications in Accounting – Financial Reporting Project – Intermediate Accounting I – Intermediate Accounting II.
  • Reviewer for the following Journals (Since 2019 until now):
  • International Journal of Economics Development Research (IJEDR).
  • Certified editor in International Journal of Economics Development Research (IJEDR)

Teaching Areas:

  • Financial accounting and auditing.
  • Financial management.
  • Management accounting.

Research Areas:

  • Accountability, Financial Accounting, performance & management, managerial Accounting, project management, behavioral finance, financial markets.

Memberships:

  • Now: Applied for Accountants & Auditors Association in the UAE

Conference Presentation:

  • The Influence of Effective Financial Reporting System (EFRS) on Project Success
  • AAS Hussain 31st The Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) Conference 31 (31 …
  • The Relationship between Accounting Frauds and Economic Fluctuations: Financial inclusion and the Fintech revolution conference, April 2020.
  • “Explore the relationship between Accounting frauds & GDP fluctuations; a case of project based organization in UAE” Doctoral research Conference, British University in Dubai, May 2019.
  • “Companies who saved themselves through innovation; a case of Nintendo”, British University in Dubai, June 2019.
  • Investigating root causes of delays in large construction projects in UAE”, British University in Dubai, February, 2019.
  • The Influence of Effective Financial Reporting System (EFRS) on Project Success
  • AAS Hussain 31st The Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) Conference 31 (31, 2020).

Publications:

The Relationship between Financial Reporting System and Project Success: A Case of Construction Projects in UAE

[Publisher  DAVID PUBLISHING] (indexed by EBSCO, SSRN, Google Scholar (h5-index: 9; h5-median: 13), J-Gate etc)

SM Hussain, F Khan, MMS Jumaa, SU Jan

Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing 16 (8), 360-375, 2020

The Relationship between Accounting Frauds and Economic Fluctuations: A Case of Project Based Organizations in UAE

Journal of Economics and Public Finance

Vol. 6, No. 1, 2020

S Mustafa, F Khan

The Influence of Effective Financial Reporting System (EFRS) on Project Success, Journal of social sciences, Scopus indexed journal, cosmos Impact Factor: 6.120 (2019)

“The role of broad scope of MAIS development on managerial performance”, Tishreen University Journal for science, researches, and studies: Tishreen University, Syria, 2012.

The Relationship between Financial Reporting System and Project Success: A Case of Construction Projects in UAE, SM Hussain, F Khan, MMS Jumaa, SU Jan Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing 16 (8), 360-375, 2020

The Influence of Effective Financial Reporting System (EFRS) on Project Success AAS Hussain 31st The Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) Conference 31, 2020

Original Paper The Relationship between Accounting Frauds and Economic Fluctuations: A Case of Project Based Organizations in UAE, S Mustafa, F Khan


Name: Dr. Edmund Christopher
Academic Position: Assistant Professor
Email: e.christopher@cuca.ae

College/Department:

Department of Finance and Accounting

Education:

  1. PhD - Commerce from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, India
  2. Com - Accounting and Finance from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, India
  3. MBA – International Business, Annamalai University, India.
  4. Com – Accounting and Finance from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, India

Professional Experience:

  1. 2020 – to date: Assistant Professor. Finance and Accounting Department.
  2. 2015 – 2019: Associate Professor, Emirates College for Management and Information Technology, Dubai, UAE.
  3. 2009 -2014: Assistant Professor in MBA Department, Noorul Islam University, India.
  4. 2003 – 2008: Assistant Professor, HOD, BBA Department, Noorul Islam College of Arts and Science, India.

Teaching Areas:

  1. Accounting
  2. Financial Management
  3. Managerial Finance
  4. Managerial Accounting
  5. Investment Management

Research Areas:

  1. Block chain and cryptocurrency
  2. Portfolio management
  3. Investment Management
  4. Behavioral Finance

Memberships:

  1. PhD approved Supervisor in Noorul Islam University, India.
  2. PhD thesis External evaluator – Bharathiyar Univerisity, India. 

Research Supervision - PhD and M.Phil.    (Noorul Islam University, India)

  1. M.Phil :  12 completed
  2. Ph.D :  4 Completed

International Conference Presentation:

  1. S. Edmund Christopher, Lakshmi Radhakrishnan,(2018) “Deeper Learning Heuristics: An Insight into QFEmirates Taxonomy for Metacognition”, Hamdan Bin Smart University -International Journal of Research, ISSN NO: 2236-6124, Volume 7, Issue VIII, August/2018, Page No:223-239,
  2. Edmund Christopher (2017) “Problems and Challenges of Retailers –A Macro Analysis in Worldwide”, Business Conference, Brunal University, London, Organizational Studies and Innovation Review Vol. 2 No.5 May, 2016, PP. 17-23, © Brunal University ,London.
  3. S. Edmund Christopher (2016) “Smart Learning Mechanisms for Quality Higher Education in UAE”, International Conference, Innovation Arabia 9 , Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, UAE,
  4. S.Edmund Christopher (2016) “Smart Learning Mechanisms for Quality Higher Education in UAE”, International Conference, Innovation Arabia 9 , Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, UAE,
  5. Edmund Christopher, (2014)”Job Stress in IT sector with special focus to Trivandrum, India”.Indian Streams Research Journal,ISSN: 2230-7850,Volume 4,Issuue 6, July 2014.
  6. S.Edmund Christopher, (2014)”Relaunching the Retailing in Small Towns:New Growth FrontiersOpen Up in Rural India”.International Journal of Marketing, Financial Services and Management Research,ISSN: 2277-3622,Volume 3(7), July 2014.pp.57-66.
  7. S.Edmund Christopher and Nithya Daimy.K.M., (2014) “Stress At Work- Causes and Consequences of Physical and Mental Health” SS International Journal Of Economics And Management, Vol. 4, ISSN 2231-4962.
  8. S.Edmund Christopher and Nithya Daimy.K.M., (2014) “ A Whiff Of IT Industry Work Stress And Accelerating The Productivity: With Special Reference To Indian IT Industry ”, Zenith International Journal of Business Economics and Management Research, Dec, 2014.ZIJBEMR
  9. S.Edmund Christopher and Sreeja.S (2013) “Strategic Role of micro-finances in Emerging self-help groups in India”, ICBDM 2013, ISSN:0973-3957, PP. 262-268.
  10. S.Edmund Christopher and Nithya Daimy.K.M. (2013) “Psycho -Emotional Causes And Prevention of Wok Stress – A Novel Remedial Approach”, ICBDM 2013, ISSN:0973-3957, PP. 114-118.
  11. S.Edmund Christopher and Jerry Joe Manoj.A (2013) “Impact of Advertisement:A study of selected FMCG Products in India”, ICBDM 2013, ISSN:0973-3957, PP. 158-168.
  12. S.Edmund Christopher and Saranya.C (2013) “Phenomenal role and its fast paced growth of retail industry in India: An analytical approach”, ICBDM 2013, ISSN:0973-3957, PP. 201-207.
  13. S.Edmund Christopher and Sujin,Ph.D. (2013) “Turbulent Phase of Indian Aviation Industry – A Focus with Physical and Financial Analysis” ICBDM 2013, ISSN:0973-3957, PP. 245-254.
  14. S.Edmund Christopher and Shibin Tad M.C (2013) “ Shipping Trade in India: A Wakeup call to Policy Refcorm & Dynamic Transformation” a. ICBDM 2013, ISSN:0973-3957, PP. 255-261.
  15. S. Edmund Christopher and Jasbin Bino.P (2013) “Changing Perception Towards the Educational System – An analytical Study in Kanyakumari District” ICBDM 2013, ISSN:0973- 3957, PP. 346-354. 
  16. S.Edmund Christopher (2012) “Disaster Management: Need of Paradigm Shift from reactive approach to Proactive approach”. ICCDM 2012, PP. 228-244.
  17. S.Edmund Christopher and M. Jezer Jebanesan (2005) “Alleviation of Poverty: The Greatest Challenge to the Indian Dream”, Proceedings of the Second Multi-disciplinary National Seminar, Vol. II (Commerce), September, 2005, PP. 61-65, © Scott Research Forum

Publications:

International Journals Publications:

  1. Edmund Christopher, “Individual Investor’s Behavioral Biases On Investment Decision Making In UAE”, Journal of Xi'an University of Architecture & Technology, ISSN: 1006-7930, Volume XII, Issue VIII, August-2020.
  2. Edmund Christopher, “The Impact of Adopting ERP on Key Performance Indicator by the Mediation Effect of Critical Success Factors and Performance Indicators in Automobile Ancillary Industries”, International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE), ISSN: 2277-3878, Volume-8, Issue-2S3, July 2019, Published By: Blue Eyes Intelligence Engineering & Sciences Publication.
  3. Edmund Christopher, “Perceptions and Behavior of Investors Towards Stock Indices Performances in UAE”, International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE), ISSN: 2277-3878, Volume-8, Issue-2S3, July 2019, Published By: Blue Eyes Intelligence Engineering & Sciences Publication.
  4. Edmund Christopher, “Behavioral Approach of Stock Market Investment - with Special Reference to Retail Investors in UAE”, International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE), ISSN: 2277-3878,Volume-8, Issue- 1C2, May 2019, Published By: Blue Eyes Intelligence Engineering & Sciences Publication.
  5. Edmund Christopher,  “Banking Inventiveness a Catalyst for Demonetization Disorder –A Study with Special reference to New Generation Banks”, International Journal of EngineeringandTechnology,ISSN: 2227-524X7(3,6)(2018)168-171, sciencepibco.com/Index/php/IJET
  6. Edmund Christopher and Srinivasan, “The Impact Of Adopting ERP On Key Performance Indicator By The Mediation Effect Of Critical Success Factors And Performance Indicators In Automobile Ancillary Industries" International Journal of Public Sector Performance Management (IJPSPM).
  7. Edmund Christopher, Kinslin, Pradeep  “Management Education in Kerala- Impact on Employability”, International Journal of EngineeringandTechnology,ISSN: 2227-524X7(3,6)(2018)375-378, sciencepibco.com/Index/php/IJET
  8. Edmund Christopher, Pradeep  “Gender Factor-Impact on Employability: Special Reference to Management Students in Kerala”, International Journal of EngineeringandTechnology,ISSN: 2227- 524X7(3,6)(2018)368-374, www.sciencepibco.com/Index/php/IJET
  9. Edmund Christopher, Pradeep  “Business Schools in Kerala- Impact on Employability”, International Journal of EngineeringandTechnology,ISSN: 2227-524X7(3,6)(2018)372-374, sciencepibco.com/Index/php/IJET
  10. Edmund Christopher, Srinivasan  “An Empirical Analysis on Critical Success Factors for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Implementation in Automobile Auxiliary Industries”, International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7 (3.27) (2018) 447-452, sciencepibco.com/Index/php/IJET
  11. S.Edmund Christopher, Lakshmi Radhakrishnan, Panchali Das., ‘Impact of ethical learning environment in fostering academic integrity’, Advance Research Journal of Multidisciplinary Discoveries, Vol.-8.0,Issue -1, Chapter –VIII -Jan-2017, E- ISSN NO : 2456 – 1045
  12. S.Edmund Christopher and Nithya Daimy KM Ph.D., ‘Reengineering the Process of Performance Evaluation towards the Employee’s Development – Need of the Time in IT Industry’, Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, ISSN: 0974-2115, JCPS Volume 9 Issue 4, October - December 2016.
  13. S.Edmund Christopher and Nithya Daimy KM Ph.D., ‘Motive behind the pool of it professionals focusing Indian it industry – an analytic study’, Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, ISSN: 0974-2115, JCPS Volume 9 Issue 4, October - December 2016.
  14. S.Edmund Christopher and Nithya Daimy KM Ph.D., ‘Analytical study on green HR practices- need a paradigm shift’, Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, ISSN: 0974-2115, JCPS Volume 9 Issue 4, October - December 2016.
  15. S.Edmund Christopher and Srinivaasan Ph.D., ‘Drain The Women Entrepreneurial Effort To Manage Global Crisis Is The Need Of An Hour – A Focus Based On Indian Context"’, International Journal of Management Research -Singapore, Vol. 4, Issue 10, October 2016 IF- 4.88 ISSN: (2321-1709)
  16. S.Edmund Christopher and Pradeep Ph.D., ‘Need a Paradigm Shift for Navigating Better Work Life Balance to the Women Workaholics – With Special Reference to Women Professors  "’, International Research Journal of Management and Commerce, Singapore Associated Asia Research Foundation, Vol.3, Issue 10, October 2016, IF – 3.861 - ISSN 2348-9766.
  17. S.Edmund Christopher and Pradeep Ph.D., ‘Work life Balance in Private Banking Industry – Insights from "’, International Research Journal of Management Research. Singapore, (IRJMR) Volume-4, Issue 10, Oct, 2016, IF-4.88 ISSN: 0(2321-1709), P (2394-4226).
  18. S.Edmund Christopher and Sujin Ph.D., Financial Analysis of Air India’s Net Asset and Total Asset- A Focus, Indian Journal of Research,ISSN-2250-1991, Vol-4- Issue-4, April 2015.
  19. S. Edmund Christopher and Nithya Daimy,Green HR Practices: A Unique Blend of Modern Management Practices’ International Journal of Applied Environmental Sciences, ISSN 0973-6077 Volume 10, Number 2 (2015), pp, 767-771,© Research India Publications
  20. S. Edmund Christopher and T.Sujin ‘ Employee Training and Development Practices in Air   India-A Descriptive Glance’  International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, ISSN 0973-4562 Vol. 10 No.45 (2015) © Research India Publications.
  21. S.Edmund Christopher and T.Sujin ‘ An Analytical Study of Service Quality of Air India With Special Reference to Southern Region’  International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, ISSN 0973-4562 Vol. 10 No.45 (2015) © Research India Publications.
  22. S.Edmund Christopher and Nithya Daimy, ‘Employee Attrition Of It Industry In India- Externally Volatile Internally Dark Times: A Focused Study’ International Journal of Business and Administration Research Review, Vol.1, Issue.9, Jan- March, 2015. Page 8
  23. Edmund Christopher and Nithya Daimy,’ Stress At Work- Causes and Consequences of Physical and Mental Health’ International Journal of Management and Economics, SSIJEM VOLUME 4, ISSUE 6 [NOV 2014] ISSN 2231-4962.
  24. Edmund Christopher and Nithya Daimy, ‘A Whiff of it Industry Work Stress and Accelerating the Productivity: With Special Reference to Indian IT Industry’, ZENITH International Journal of Business Economics & Management Research, ISSN 2249- 8826 ZIJBEMR, Vol.4 (12), DECEMBER (2014)
  25. S. Edmund Christopher and Nithya Daimy, ‘Job Stress in IT Sector with Special Focus to Trivandrum, India’, Indian Streams Research Journal, ISSN 2230-7850, Volume-4 | Issue-6 | July-2014.

Book Publication: 

  1. “Research Methods for Business” – Dr. S. Edmund Christopher, Published by Thangams Digital Press, India, ISBN No: 978-93-8-609-41-06.

Name: Dr. Mohamad Saad El Dine Knio

Academic Position: Assistant Professor

Contact Details: 0096176977927

Email: m.saad@cuca.ae

College/Department:

School of Business/Accounting and Finance.

Education:

Knio holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Cardiff University (United Kingdom), MBA and MPhil from Cardiff University (United Kingdom) and Bachelor degree in Economics from Beirut Arab University (BAU); recently he has done the Circular Economy and Sustainability Strategy program from Cambridge University in United Kingdom.

Professional Experience:

Dr Knio is currently an Assistant Professor of Economics at the City University College of Ajman. He has served as an Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean and School Research Leader for the school of business at the Lebanese International University for 5 years, he has also served as a lecturer in many universities in Lebanon since 2011, recently, he got certified as a consultant in sustainability and development strategies from Cambridge University, United Kingdom. Moreover, Dr. Knio has delivered online webinars to faculty, staff and students for many universities in the MENA region pertaining to Research Methods and how to write an academic paper, and he has supervised more than 200 MBA students throughout his academic journey.

Teaching Areas:

Dr Knio has wide teaching experience in different economics subjects such as:

Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Managerial Economics, Economic development, labor and growth, Economic resources, monetary and fiscal policy, International Trade, money and banking, Business research methods and Sustainability.

Research Areas:

Dr Knio’s research agenda revolved primarily around the art and science of Economics such as, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Stock Market, Fiscal Policy, Monitory Policy and sustainable development goals. Moreover, Dr Knio is in the process of finalizing his first book about “Sustainability”.

Memberships:

Dr. Knio is a reviewer member in the journal of the Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems, field of Ergonomics. Dr knio was a member in many ERASMUS project such as:

  • Reshaping Attention and Inclusion Strategies for Distinctively vulnerable people among the forcibly displaced.
  • Research on Internationalization of HE with UNIMED

Conference Presentation:

  1. Dr. Knio has participated in many well reputable conferences around the world such as Oxford and Harvard University in United Kingdom and the states.
    • The Conference on Behavior in the Middle East Opportunities for Business, Istanbul Ayadin University, Turkey | 13th-15th of February 2020:
    • Abdallah, F., & Knio, M.-S. (2020). “The Impact of the Current Crisis in the MENA Region: The Case of the Lebanese Economy”.
    • Abdallah, F., & Knio, M.-S. (2020). “Investigating the Effect of Political Turmoil on the Behavior of Tadawul Stock Market, KSA”.
    • AlKholy, C.-E., Knio, M.-S., & Bellos, G.S.G., (2020). “The Effect of E-commerce Richness on Consumer Behaviour”.
    • Bellos, G.S.G., & Knio, M.S. (2020). “Estimating the Impact of the Effective Valorization of Cultural and Natural Resources for the Economic Development of Beirut”.
    • Noaman, S.-B., Knio, M.-S., & Bellos, G.S.G. (2020). “Investigating the Effects of the Lebanese Economic Crisis on Employee Turnover through Motivation and other mediating variables”.
    • The 7th Academic International Conference on Business, Marketing and Management, Oxford University, UK | 12th-14th of November 2018:

    Presented paper: “Examining the impact of political events on stock market return on Tadawul stock exchange KSA”.

    Participated as a session chairperson as well.

    • The International journal of Arts and Sciences (IJAS) International Conference for Business and Economics, Harvard University, Boston | 21st-25th of May 2018:
    • Presented paper: “Examining the impact of the Macroeconomics variable on stock market return in Tadawul KSA”.

    Participated as a session chairperson as well.

    • The first scientific conference for the faculty of Commerce and Business Administration about financial crises, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon | 27th of April 2009, as a Participant.

Publications:

Dr knio is an active researcher and has published many papers in well refereed journals such as, Taylor and Francis, Elsevier.

  • Abdallah, F., & Knio, M.-S. (2021). “Investigating the Effect of Political Turmoil on the Behavior of Tadawul Stock Market, KSA”, Journal of Transnational Management (Taylor & Francis).
  • Bellos, G.S.G., & Knio, M.S. (2021). “Estimating the Impact of the Effective Valorization of Cultural and Natural Resources for the Economic Development of Beirut”, Journal of Transnational Management (Taylor & Francis).
  • Knio, M.-S. (2018). “The Impact of the State Obstacles on Containment and Progress of Bitcoin”, Account and Financial Management Journal, 3(12), p. 1815-1824.
  • Knio, M.-S., & Bellos, G.S.G. (2018). “The Effective Valorization of Resources for the Economic Development of Tyre”, Account and Financial Management Journal, 3(11), p. 1794-1800.
  • Knio, M.-S., & Ayoub, M. (2018).” Examining the Impact of Syrian
  • Refugee Crisis on the Lebanese Economy: The Case of Banking Sector”, Account and Financial Management Journal, 3(11), p. 1759-1765.
  • Knio, M.-S., (2018) Examining the Impact of Macroeconomics Variables on Stock-Market Returns in Tadawul, KSA, International Journal of Business and Management Studies, 7, p. 187-202.

 

Book Chapters: 

  • Jeha, H., Knio, M.-S, Bellos, G.S.G. “Chapter 16: The Impact of Compensation Practices on Employees’ Engagement and Motivation in times of Covid 19”, In: COVID-19: Tackling Global Pandemic through Scientific and Social Tools, Elsevier. (Publication date: November 1st). https://lnkd.in/dRV4E-8.
  • Knio, M.-S., Balikel, A., Bellos, G.S.G. “Chapter 17: Examining the Impact of Covid-19 on Today’s Businesses”. In: COVID-19: Tackling Global Pandemic through Scientific and Social Tools, Elsevier. (Publication date: November 1st) https://lnkd.in/dRV4E-8.
  • Hassan, V., Knio, M.-S, Bellos, G.S.G.v“Chapter 18: How COVID-19 will change the future of tourism industry”. In: COVID-19: Tackling Global Pandemic through Scientific and Social Tools, Elsevier. (Publication date: November 1st) https://lnkd.in/dRV4E-8.

 

Online Magazines Articles 

  • Knio, M.-S. (2019). “The 2019 National Budgeting Key Gaps”, Dialectic Journal, 2, November, 2019.
  • Knio, M.-S. (2019). “A Glimpse on the Key Pillars of Our Economy”, Dialectic Journal, 1, October, 2019.

 

Name: Rafida Elobaid

Academic Position: Assistant Professor

Contact Details: 00971 6 7111351

Email: e.rafida@cuca.ae

College/Department:

Business Administration, Department of Accounting and Finance

Education:

PhD: Applied Statistics                   

Institute for Mathematical Research (INSPEM). University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

M.Sc.: Applied Statistics                               

Faculty of Science, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

B.Sc. (Honors): Econometrics & Social Statistics, Second Class (Division one)            

Faculty of Economics and Social Studies, University of Khartoum, Sudan

Professional Experience:

- Assistant Professor with 20 years teaching experiences

- Coordinator, Mathematics and Statistics Courses

-Member of Academic and Research Committees (university and college level)

- Post-Doctoral Researcher

Teaching Areas:

Statistical Business Analysis

Introduction to Probability and Statistics (

Statistics for Humanities

Sampling Techniques

Regression Analysis

Analysis of Variance

Quantitative Analysis

Demography

Advanced Statistics

Insurance Mathematics

Research Areas:

- Statistical and Mathematical Modelling

- Bayesian Analysis

- Statistical distributions

Memberships:

Journal of Eastern European and Central Asian Research (JEECAR), Published by the institute of Eastern European and Central Asia. Scopus and Web of Science.

Conference Presentation:

  1. Rafida M. Elobaid, (2021). Statcrunch for Business and Social Science Data Analysis Workshop. Women in Data Science (WIDS). Prince Sultan University and Stanford University. Riyadh, KSA, 2021
  2. Preference of Traditional and E-Learning methods within VARK Learning Style in Statistics and Mathematics Classrooms. (Excellent Presentation Award and Letter of Appreciation from Rector office) The 11th International Conference on E-Education, E-Business, E-Management and E-Learning (IC4E 2020). Osaka, Japan Scopus Indexed
  3. Preference of Learning Statistics and Data Sciences (Poster presentation). Women in Data Science (WIDS). Prince Sultan University and Stanford University. Riyadh, KSA. March 2020.
  4. Modeling asymmetry with fat-tailed densities in a high volatile emerging stock market: Evidence from Egyptian stock exchange market. (Best Paper Award) Proceeding of the International Conference on Finance, Management and Business. Jakarta, Indonesia, Dec 2017
  5. Simulation Study on the Behavior of Chi-Square Test Statistics Values for Skewed Distributions. Marrakech International Conference for Probability and Statistics. Marrakesh, Morocco, 2013
  6. Evaluation of the Effectiveness of E-learning Programs in King Faisal University. The 7th International Computing Conference in Arabic (ICCA'11). Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2011.

Publications:

  • On Parametric Fuzzy Linear Programming Formulated by a Fractal. Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing, DOI:10.32604/iasc.2021.018011 2021 ISI/Scopus
  • Dynamical system of the growth of COVID-19 with controller. Advances in Difference Equations. doi.org/10.1186/s13662-020-03168-w, 2021 ISI/Scopus
  • Geometric Inequalities via a Symmetric Differential Operator Defined by Quantum Calculus in the Open Unit Disk. Journal of Function Spaces. doi.org/10.1155/2020/6932739. 2020 ISI/Scopus
  • On subclasses of analytic functions based on a quantum symmetric conformable differential operator with application. Advances in Difference Equations. doi.org/10.1186/s13662-020-02788-6 2020 ISI/Scopus
  • A new model of economic order quantity associated with a generalized conformable differential-difference operator. Advances in Difference Equations. org/10.1186/s13662-020-02670-5 2020 ISI/Scopus            
  • Generalized Briot-Bouquet Differential Equation Based on New Differential Operator with Complex Connections, Axioms, 9(2), 42; 2020 org/10.3390/axioms9020042 ISI/Scopus
  • Symmetric conformable fractional derivative of complex variables, Mathematics, 8, 363; doi:10.3390/math8030363 2020 ISI/Scopus
  • An Exploratory Analysis to Assess Computer Literacy and E-learning Among Students: A Case of Eastern Province of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Journal of Computer Science. DOI: 10.3844/jcssp. 2017 Scopus
  • Simulation Estimation of Goodness-of-Fit Test for Right Skewed Distributions. Asian J.  Res., 10: 56-59. 2017 Scopus
  • How Weibull Distribution Skewness and Chi-square Test Statistics are Related: Simulation Study. Asian J. Applied Sci., 9: 185-188. 2016 Scopus
  • E-learning Programs in Saudi Universities: Case Study. Arab Journal for Education and Social Studies. Vol.1. 2012
  • A Comparison of Mixed Effect Models for Spatially Correlated Data. Applied Mathematical Sciences. Vol. 6, no. 79, 3927-3940. 2012 Scopus
  • Comparison on Modelling the Relative Risk Estimation: Bayesian Study. Applied Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 4, no. 54, 2663 – 2681. 2010 Scopus
  • Posterior Predictive Simulation Checks for Hierarchical Bayesian Modelling. International Journal of Applied Mathematics & Statistics. 19, no, D10. 2010 Scopus
  • Evolution of Spatial Correlation of Mean Diameter: A Case Study of Trees in Natural Dipterocarp Forest.  Journal of Mathematics and Statistics, 5(4): 267-269. 2009   Scopus

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