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Mohamed Parker

Senior Lecturer

School of Business

+44 (0) 1772 89 4672

msparker@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Business and Management, Accounting and Finance

A successful entrepreneur who ran his own business for 15 years, gaining experience in marketing, sales, finance and management, which brings a real-world perspective to his teaching of business, finance and accounting subjects. Mohamed was awarded a first class honours degree in Accounting and Business in 2007 and has subsequently progressed his academic career, with a focus on international development roles.

Full Profile

Mohamed possesses over 15 years’ experience as a business leader in the retail market in Cape Town, South Africa. He is accomplished in all areas of managing and operating a business. Following a change of career to academia, Mohamed’s constant enthusiasm to improve himself, search for opportunities and address challenges has led to him taking on increasingly senior roles within the Business School.

He is currently the School’s International Lead, managing international recruitment, collaboration and partnership activities. He thoroughly enjoys leading global developments across the School’s portfolio of international programmes, as well as engaging with staff and students to deliver high quality teaching and an outstanding experience.

Mohamed has actively participated in a number of University and School strategic developments, including: Project Coordinator for the School’s activities in Mauritius; internal secondment to UCLan’s Cyprus campus to lead staff development and oversee academic quality matters; and guest lecturing in Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen. He has also represented the School at networking events where senior members of Parliament and distinguished stakeholders from the education and business sectors were present.

His current research interest include: Provision of Transnational Education; Microfinance; Islamic Finance and Corporate Governance. He is also a member of the following groups within the University: University Review Panel and The International Operations Group

Qualifications:

BA (Hons), First Class, Accounting and Business, University of Central Lancashire (2007)
Diploma in Islamic Banking and Finance (2009)
Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (2013)

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

Mohamed currently teaches Financial Accounting and Auditing.

Memberships

Fellow of Higher Education Academy, FHEA

Member of the British Accounting Association