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Dr Dora Chan

Summary

Having acted as the Quality Lead since 2012 for the Department of Finance, Accounting and Business Systems assuring and driving quality and standards, from early 2016 I have changed role and become the Leader of the Business and International Top-ups Programme.  Putting on my new "hat", I work with various teams and partner institutions to ensure that our modules and courses meet the needs of both industry and society and that our students get a high standard of academic experience and achievement.  Most important of all, we are here to support and inspire students and helping them to have a happy and fruitful educational journey at Sheffield Hallam. 

 

In addition to the management role, I have been teaching and leading on a range of strategic management accounting modules at undergraduate, postgraduate and professional levels.  Also, I have been leading on postgraduate Research Methods and Dissertation modules and acting as a supervisor for masters', MRes and PhD dissertations on a range of accounting, banking and strategic management topics.   Supporting and empowering students so that they can fulfil their potential is both my profession and my passion.   Having obtained my masters' and PhD awards from Sheffield Hallam University, I have been putting this experience into teaching, supervision and research.

 

In 2014/15 I was nominated by students as one of the winners of the University wide Inspirational Teaching Award.  It is a very prestigious award which recognises the high standards of teaching and support I delivered and the impact that I had on students' lives.  In the same year, I was chosen as the winner of the Faculty-wide Teaching Excellence Award.  I am very humbled to receive these awards on behalf of many colleagues whom I have worked closely with to deliver a high standard of teaching and support to students.  I am very proud to be a member of the collegiate community at Sheffield Hallam.  

 

  • About

    Qualifications

    • 2002: PhD Control of International Joint Venture in China - A Case Study Investigation, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 1992: Master of Business Administration, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 1991: PGD Management Studies, University of Portsmouth
    • 2015: Professional Qualification, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    UG External Examiner

    Subject

    • 2016: External examiner for BA Business Studies and Hospitality Management, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
    • 2016: External Examiner for BA Business Studies, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom

    Validation Panel Member

    External validation panel member

    • 2017: Overseas Franchise Approval - External Assessor, Canterbury Christ Church University, Hong Kong
    • 2016: Overseas Course validation - External Assessor, Canterbury Christ Church University, United Arab Emirates
    • 2016: Overseas course validation, Canterbury Christ Church University, Hong Kong
    • 2016: Institutional approval - panel member, Dearne Valley College

    Teaching expertise

    • Management Accounting
    • Post Graduate Research - PhD
    • Strategic Management Accounting

    Research

    • Control strategies in joint ventures and alliances

  • Teaching

    Sheffield Business School

    Fin Accounting & Man Accounting

  • Publications

    Conference Paper: CHAN, D. PANDYA, K. ALEKSANDROV, D. (2015), 'How environmental sustainability links to financial performance: a case study of the automotive industry'. Paper presented at International Conference of Research and Business Sustainability, IIT Roorkee, India

  • Post graduate supervision

    Current supervisions

    • 2016:PhD (2 students)

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