Dr. Ernest Ezeani


Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise

Greenbank Building, GR032

+44 (0) 1772 89 4536

Ernest is a lecturer in Accounting and Finance at UCLan. He holds a PhD in Finance and a master's degree in Accounting and Finance from University of Central Lancashire. He also achieved another master’s degree in Management from University of Bochum, Germany and a Postgraduate Certificate in Business and Management Research Method from UCLan. He is currently an Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) and is expected to complete FHEA accreditation in June 2019.

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As a Certified SAP FICO and ABAP Programming consultant with industrial experience in implementation and configuration of Financial and Management Accounting system, Ernest was active in German IT sector before joining UCLan in 2016.

Ernest enjoys teaching Accounting and Finance with a special interest in Corporate Finance, International Financial Management and contemporary issues in Accounting and Finance. He has taught various Finance modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Since 2016, Ernest has been active in delivering Accounting and Finance modules in MBA and Executive MBA programme at UCLan and in supervising undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations. 


  • PhD in Finance, University of Central Lancashire, 2019
  • PG. Cert LTHE University of Central Lancashire, (expected, June 2019)
  • PG. Cert Business Research Methods, University of Central Lancashire, 2017
  • Masters Accounting and Finance, University of Central Lancashire, 2015
  • Masters Management, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, 2009
  • B.A Philosophy, Urban University Rome, 2003 

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

MBA / Executive MBA Modules

  • AC4430 - Strategic Financial Management -Executive MBA
  • AC4410 - Accounting and Finance (MBA)

Undergraduate Modules

  • AC3410 - Financial Management for Business
  • AC2906 - International Financial Management Techniques
  • AC2110 - Financial Accounting for Managers


  • Associate Fellow Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)
  • Member British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA)

Research Activities

  • Capital Structure and Speed of Adjustment


  • SAP Academic Conference, EMEA, Munich, 2018