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Charles Afriyie

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

I use a practical approach when teaching finance and accounting which means students are always enjoying what would otherwise have been very technical concepts and techniques. Chevron icon

Biography

Following academic and professional qualifications in accountancy and corporate treasury, I spent 8 years practicising whilst teaching in top accountancy colleges in London. I have also worked with a global consultancy to deliver executive education on the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards to international audiences.

As Academic Course Leader for our undergraduate accounting courses I manage the programme content to ensure that graduates obtain the range of competences and skills required for successful careers in accounting, finance and business management.

Qualifications

  • BSc: Administration (Accounting Option), University of Ghana, 1999
  • MSc: Accounting with Finance, London Southbank University, 2006
  • PGCert: Research Methods, University of Gloucestershire, 2014
  • ACCA, Chartered Certified Accountants, ACCA, 2003

Awards

Nominated for Most Inspiring Lecturer in Student-Led Teaching Awards 2014

Nominated for Most Engaging Module (AC6030) in Student-Led Teaching Awards 2014

Membership of professional bodies

Association Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT)

Teaching & Research

Teaching

I teach finance and management accounting modules at the undergraduate level.

I specialise in teaching corporate finance, risk management and decision making modules at postgraduate level.

Research

My research interests are in corporate valuations, performance management and financial risk management. I supervise projects using both quantitative and qualitative research approaches.

External responsibilities

Assessor in performance management for a UK based global professional accountancy body.

Assessor for a global MBA programme.