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Dr Firoz Bhaiyat

Principal Lecturer and Subject Group Lead


Summary

I am a Principal Lecturer and the Subject Group Leader for the Finance, Banking and Economics subject group. This involves portfolio and programme management, work planning, and line management of staff. I was part of the Sheffield Business School's PRT visit where we successfully achieved the AACSB accreditation. Prior to this I have worked for HSBC Bank and First Direct Bank. I have a PhD in Finance, a Masters in Banking and Finance and a PGCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher. I teach on a range of Finance modules, supervise doctoral students and dissertations. My research interests are in the field of Fintech, Corporate Governance, Banking and Distressed investments.

About

I am a Principal Lecturer in Banking, Investment and Financial Management in the Finance, Accounting and Business Systems department at Sheffield Hallam University. I am currently the Subject Group Leader for the Finance and Banking subject group which includes 18 members of full-time academic staff and 10 members of associate lecturer staff. This involves portfolio and programme management, work planning, and line management of staff. I was part of the Sheffield Business School's PRT visit where we successfully achieved the AACSB accreditation.

Prior to this I have worked for HSBC Bank and First Direct Bank. I have a PhD in Finance, a Masters in Banking and Finance and a PGCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher. I hold a certificate in Fintech revolution from Wharton Executive Education, University of Pennsylvania. I teach on a range of Finance modules, supervise doctoral students and dissertations focusing on Fintech, Blockchain and cryptocurrency, Financial Risk Management, Ethics and Investment Professionalism, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Islamic and Investment Banking, Risk Management and Strategic Management. I am a people person with first-hand experience of banking and finance.

My research interests are in the field of Fintech, Corporate Governance, Banking, Regulation, Distressed Investments, Corporate Insolvency and Fund Management. In my current role I line manage staff within the subject group, providing academic and subject leadership, direction and focus. I have been actively developing and department's portfolio in Financial Trading, Financial Technology, Financial Services, Investment, Banking and Economics. My role involves ensuring the effective deployment and development of the subject group as a team, optimising the use of the diverse skills of team members.

Principal Lecturer

Teaching expertise

  • Developed and led on Financial Management (UG Level 5); Mergers and Acquisition (UG Level 6 and PG Level 7); Finance (PG level 7); Financial Risk Management (PG level 7); International Financial Management (PG level 7); Teaching a range of modules: Finance; Corporate Finance; Financial Regulation and Supervision; Financial Regulation, Supervision and Ethics; Risk Management in Banking; Credit Analysis.

Research

  • Finance Accounting and Business Systems

Teaching

Department of Finance, Accounting and Business Systems

Sheffield Business School, Business, Technology and Enterprise

Finance, Banking and Economics

BSc (Hon) Banking and Finance; BA (Hon) Business Economics; BSc (Hon) Economics and Finance; BSc (Hon) Economics; BSc (Hon) Financial Technology; BSc (Hon) Financial Trading and Investment Management; MSc Banking and Finance; MSc Finance and Investment; MSc Wealth Management; MSc Global Financial Trading

Fintech, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Financial Risk Management, Ethics and Investment Professionalism, Statistics and Data modelling, Dissertation or Applied Business Project

Publications

Conference papers

Jamieson, D., Awolowo, I., Garrow, N., Winfield, J., & Bhaiyat, F. (2018). Financial shenanigans: The importance of anti-fraud education. In PAN IIT International Management Conference, Roorkee, India, 30 November 2018 - 2018 (pp. 1-12). Indian Institute of Technology: http://paniitimc18.in/

Presentations

Bhaiyat, F. (2016). Corporate Governance SIG Working paper.

Tran, T.T.H., & Bhaiyat, F. (2016). Evaluating the Efficiency of Vietnamese Commercial Banks using Data Envelopment Analysis. Presented at: 6th Annual International Conference on Accounting and Finance, Singapore, 2016

Bhaiyat, F. (2015). Top Management Team and Corporate Default.

Bhaiyat, F., & Garrow, N. (2015). Evaluating the Effect of Top Management Attributes on the Probability of Default. Presented at: International Conference on Research and Business Sustainability, IIT Roorkee, Greater Noida, India, 2015

Other activities

HEA fellow or senior fellow

  • 2013: Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy (HEA), United Kingdom

Prize or best paper

  • 2018: SHU Doctoral Researcher of the Year, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

Research funding or grant

  • 2018: SBS Pedagogic Innovation Fund, Sheffield Business School, United Kingdom

Other

  • 2018: Inspirational Teaching Award, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

Postgraduate supervision

PhD currently under supervision: 2; PhD Examinations (External): 2; Review of Doctoral confirmation: 3; Review of Doctoral applications: 3

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