Staff Profile – Business & Accounting

Dr.Mathew Philip

Dr. Mathew Philip.  Associate Professor (Asst. Dean for Academics) , Acting HOD ,Room No. 1110, Ext. 40





Teaching Interest Marketing Management , Management Theories; Business Strategies, Research Methods, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Courses Units Taught Understanding Consumers , Business in the 21st century, Business Environment, Learning and Development, Marketing Management, Managing Organizations, Business in Context, Business Studies Dissertations.
Qualification MBA, PhD.
Research Interest Organisational Theories, Marketing and Development of Business Models.
Publications # Philip,M. 2010. Managing Creativity for Organisational Performance. Invertis Journal of Management. 2 (1). 2010.# Philip, M.2010. ERP and Supply Chain Management’s Performance. GITAM Journal of Management. 8(2).15-30.# Philip, M. 2011. The success factors of small business. Amity Global Business Review. 1 (6).62-71.

Preeti Shrivastava
Deputy- HOD
Room No: OF05, Ext: 704


Teaching Interest Management courses with IT Applications
Courses Units Taught AManagement & Information Technology, Managing organizations, International Business and SQA units related to Information Technology, Business Culture and Graded Units.
Qualification MBA (Computer Aided Management)
Research Interest MIS, Database and International Business.

Dr.Ruksana Banu. A
Academic Supervisor Advising
Room No: OF07, Ext: 706





Teaching Interest Economics, Management and Human Resource Management
Courses Units Taught Economics: Introductory Micro Economics, Introductory Macro Economics, Macro-Economic Environment, Economic Issues: An Introduction, Micro and Macro Theory and Application, and The World Economy.Management and Business Studies: Introduction to Human Resource Management, People Management, Learning and Development, The Firm, The Business Environment, Business in the 21st Century, Strategic Management, Managing Organization, Office Management, Presentation Skills, Recording Financial Transactions, Office Administration, Structure of Business Organizations, AIT graded Unit-3.
Qualification M.A (Economics), M.Phil. (Economics) and M.B.A (HRM),PhD
Research Interest Work-Life Balance, Health Economics , Economic Development, Employee Motivation, Women and Development, Aging Population.
Publications # Vijaya Kumar Gudep, Ruksana Banu, Mohammed Abbas Ali & Vutla Padmaja Rani, 2013. An Evaluation of Customer Satisfaction in select Public and Private Sector Commerical Banks in India. Knowledge Management and Resource Sharing (ICKMRS, 2012) International Conference Proceedings by Waljat College of Applied Science (Oman), New Delhi:Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited, pp. 155-165, ISBN-13: 9781259063800.# Lina M. Fernandes, Ruksana Banu & Simi Simon, 2012. FDI in Multi-Brand Retail: Issues and Implications on Indian Economy. Pacific Business Review International, Vol 5 (November issue 5), pp. 19-28, ISSN 0974-438X.# Ruksana Banu, Durrishah Bte Idrus & Vijaya Kumar Gudep, 2012. Understanding the Dynamics of Work-Family Interface through the Boundary Theory: A Review of Empirical Research. International Journal of Research in Commerce and Management (IJRCM), Vol 2, (July issue 7), pp.13-17, ISSN 2231-5756.

Dr.Tamanna Dalwai
Assistant Professor,
Deputy Director-QA
Room No: 1108, Ext: 39


Teaching Interest Business & Accounting
Courses Units Taught Advanced Financial Accounting, Advanced Management Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis, Corporate Finance, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Using Financial Accounting Software, Preparing Final Accounts, Behavioral Skills for Business, Managing People and Organization, Human Resource Management, Accounting Graded Unit 1 &2
Qualification MBA (Accounting and Finance), PhD
Research Interest Corporate Governance, Accounting Education, Corporate Social Responsibility.
Publications # Dalwai, T., and Achalapathi, K.V. 2011. Global Financial Crisis: Focus On Sultanate Of Oman. International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS). 4(15). 79-97.# Dalwai, T., and Chugh, G. 2013. Lessons from countries around the world converging to IFRS. 35th All India Accounting Conference and International Seminar on Accounting Education and Research. 5th to 6th January 2013.# Dalwai, T., and Chugh, G. 2013. Impact of Corporate Governance Mechanisms on Firm Performance around the World. International Conference on Managing Innovations and Talent in Highly Competitive Global Business Environment. 2nd February 2013.
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Dr. S.Varalakshmi
Assistant Professor
Room No: OF08, Ext: 707




Teaching Interest Business Taxation, Economic Issues: An Introduction
Courses Units Taught Business Taxation, Economic Issues: An Introduction.
Qualification PhD in Commerce
Research Interest Accounting & Human Resource
Publications # Varalakshmi, S., Krishna Murthy, M., 2012. A Study on marketable Carbon Credit: An overview, ACADEMICIA: An International Multidisciplinary Research Journal. 4(4). pp.161-166.# Varalakshmi, S., Krishna Murthy, M., 2012. Job Satisfaction- A Study with special reference to Salalah College of Technology, Sultanate of Oman. Amet International Journal of Management. July to December Issue, pp. 73-79.# Varalakshmi, S., Krishna Murthy, M., 2011. A study on the overview of microfinance in Oman, VINIMAYA, National Institute of Bank Management Pune. Volume No XXXII, Issue No.1, pp.27-33.
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Dr.Vinay Gupta
Assistant Professor,
Head of Research Unit
Room No: 1114, Ext: 30


Teaching Interest General Management, Research Methodology, Human Resources Management, Marketing Management
Courses Units Taught The Management Challenge- An Introduction, Honors Dissertation Project (Business Studies), Understanding Supply Chains and Understanding Consumers
Qualification PhD in Management (Leadership)
Research Interest Leadership Styles, Employee Job Satisfaction, Consumer Behavior, Advertising Effectiveness, Distance education in Oman and Higher Education in Oman.
Publications # Gupta V., Dhar U., (2006) “Paradise Finance Ltd- A case study”, Prestige International Journal of Management and Research (PIJMR) (ISSN 0974-6080), 10(1&2), 183-187.

Assistant Professor
Room No: OF06, Ext: 705




Teaching Interest Finance & Accounting
Courses Units Taught Accounting for Management, Financial Management, International Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Merchant Banking and Financial Services, Entrepreneurship Development, Organizational Behavior.
Qualification MBA, M.Com, M.Phil., PGDCA, PhD
Research Interest Economic Value Added, Market Value Added, Portfolio Management, Financial Analysis, Asset Management.
Publications # Gopalakrishnan.C & Rajeswari Krishnan, 2013. Growth of BSE Listed Automobile Sector in India, Life Science Journal 2013; 10(2s):209218, (ISSN:10978135), Issue 37, pp 209-218.# Gopalakrishnan.C, 2014. Economic Value Added Analysis selected Indian Automobile Sector, Indian Journal of Applied Research, (ISSN: 2249- 555X), Vol. 4, Issue 3, March, 2014, pp 227-229.# Gopalakrishnan.C, 2014. Profitability trend in BSE listed Automobile sector in India, (ISSN 0975-3435), Excel India Publishers, New Delhi, Vol. 6, Issue 1, July 2014.

Assistant Professor
Room No: OF07, Ext: 706




Teaching Interest Finance & Accounting
Courses Units Taught Security Analysis & Portfolio Management, Financial Derivatives, Merchant Banking and Financial Services, Accounting for Management, Financial Management, International Financial Management.
Qualification MBA, M.Phil., PGDMM, PhD
Research Interest Stock Market Volatility, Financial Econometrics (Time Series Analysis), Technical Analysis, Capital Market Efficiency & FOREX Market.
Publications # Prabhakaran.K & Varadaraj.S, 2014. Forecasting Stock Price Volatility- An Indian Perspective: Lambert Academic Publishers, Germany, (ISBN NO.-978-3-659-63744-5).# Prabhakaran.K, 2013.Empirical Analysis of Weak Form Efficiency – Evidence from National Stock Exchange of India Ltd Beykent University Journal of Social Sciences, ( ISSN 1307-5063), Volume-6, Issue-2 (Nov 2013),PP 123 -135.# Prabhakaran.K & Varadaraj.S, 2013. Volatility in Indian Stock Market: A study With Reference to Selected NIFTY Companies, SAMSMRITI (The SAMS Journal),(ISSN No 0976-304X) Volume-7, Issue-2 (July 2013),PP 9 -18.

Dr. Araby Madbouly
Assistant Professor
Room No: 0F01, Ext: 87

Teaching Interest Economics
Courses Units Taught Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Economics, Money and Banking, Public Finance, Managerial Economics
Qualification Ph.D. in Economics

Master in Economics

Research Interest Currency Crisis, Emerging Markets, Exchange Rate, International Reserves, Financial Markets, Economic Development, Entrepreneurship.
Publications “Microeconomics”, A Published book, Dubai, 2010.

Translation for book titled “Globalization and Liberalization: The Development Against the Most Powerful Events”, UNCTAD, 2000.

“The Development of Banking Credit in Egypt”, Paper presented at symposium The role of Banking Credit in market promotion, Center for Foreign Trade Researches and Studies – Helwan University, March, 1999


Dr. Gopal Soundararajan
Assistant Professor
Room No: 0F08, Ext: 707



Teaching Interest Marketing & Human Resource Management
Courses Units Taught Marketing Management, Brand management, Retail Management, Service Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Performance Management, Managerial Behavioral and Effectiveness, Organizational Behavior.
Qualification M.B.A, M.F.T, M.Sc. (Psychology.), M.Phil., PGDCA, Ph.D.
Research Interest Consumer Buying Behaviour, effect of consumer response on promotion,, customer loyalty, branding, job satisfaction, Skill gap identification,
Publications # Gopalakrishnan and muruganandam, 2013, A Micro analysis on Dissect of Consumer’s to Procure Green Products, Life science journal
(10 (2): 1028 – 1032, ISSN: 1097 – 8135) # Gopalakrishnan and muruganandam, An analysis on awareness of tempting consumer’s to buy green product, International conference, Eco Revolution 2012, Colombo- Srilanka, (ISBN 978-81-920431-2-8) # Gopalakrishnan, 2013, Buying Behavior of Consumers on Instant Food Products: An Analysis of Pattern and Trends, Journal of Management and Science  (ISSN: 2249-1260, Volume 2, Issue 12, April 2013, PP 16-22) # Gopalakrishnan,2012, An empirical study on assessment of employability skills implication for university industry linkages, IOSR Journal of Business and Management, (e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN:2319-7668, pp 67-69)

Gaitri Chugh
Senior Lecturer,
Deputy Coordinator for Stirling Program
Room No: 0F09, Ext: 708




Teaching Interest Business & Accounting
Courses Units Taught ACCMA1 (Accounting l), ACCMA2 (Accounting II), ACCMA6 (Auditing) and other Accounting and Graded units from SQA.
Qualification M.Com, B.Com(Hons)
Research Interest Corporate Governance, Accounting and Management.
Publications # “Building an innovative Organization: A Framework for Thinking about Innovation” by Gaitri Chugh and Dr. Mathew-National Conference (Gian Jyoti Institute of Management) 22nd Nov.2008.# ‘Lessons from countries around the world converging to IFRS’ by Gaitri Chugh, Tamanna Dalwai and Dr. K.V. Achalapathi – 35th All India Accounting Conference and International Seminar on Accounting Education and Research Jan 5th to 6th 2013.# ‘Impact of Corporate Governance Mechanisms on Firm’s Financial Performance Around The World’ by Gaitri Chugh and Tamanna Dalwai –International Conference on “Managing Innovations and Talent in Highly Competitive Global Business Environment” 2nd February 2013.

Syeda Shafiya
Room No: OF10, Ext: 709


Teaching Interest Cost & Management Accounting; Human Resource Management.
Courses /Unit Taught Management Accounting using Information Technology, Management Accounting Planning and Control, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Business Law, Behavioral Skills for Business, Cost Accounting.
Qualification M.Com
Research Interest Management, Financial Accounting and Human Resource Management

Nitha Siju

Room No: 0F09, Ext: 708



Teaching Interest Operations and Project Management
Courses Units Taught Business Environment, Fundamentals of Management, Marketing Management, Principles of Management, Human Resource Management, Presentation skills, Business Contractual Relationship, Business Culture ,Lean Management and  Graded Units.
Qualification MBA(Operations Management)
Research Interest Quality ,Supply chain Management.
Al Dharmaki

Said Al Dharmaki
Adjunct Faculty
Room No: OF14, Ext: 713




Teaching Interest General Management, Human Resources Management, Marketing Management, communication skills, presentation skills and Time management and strategy.
Courses Units Taught Marketing, Communication: Analyzing and Presenting Complex Communication, Business Contractual Relationship, Office Administration, Human Resources Management, Office Management
Qualification Master in Business administration.
Research Interest Talent Management, Human resources, Training, Tourism.
Publications/ConferencesIndustrial Profile Conferences as speaker
• 2nd Annual Human Resources Summit (Speaker & Event Chair- Fleming Gulf)
• Human Resources Development symposium
• 3rd Annual Human Resources Summit (Speaker & Event Chair – Fleming Gulf)
• 4rd Annual Human Resources Summit (Speaker- Fleming Gulf)
• The 2nd Annual HR Forum – Al Mutamar Al NafaHead of HR for more than 21 years in public and private sectors

Raya Al-Sulaimani
Departmental Secretary
Room No: OF03, Ext: 701