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Francis Awolowo

Guest Lecturer

Summary

I am an enthusiastic and versatile academic, with experience in teaching across most departments in Sheffield Business School. I have gained substantial experience and skills both in teaching at higher education level and from industry practice which has been of great advantage is discharging my duties as an associate lecturer. My motivation for teaching is to inspire and motivate my students to attain their full potential while possessing a pragmatic approach to solving organizational problems. I aspire to be a leading academic through teaching, research and collaboration.

  • About

    Qualifications

    • 2015: Master of Research in Business (Merit), Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 2012: MSc Forensic Accounting (Merit), Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 2012: Certified Fraud Examiner, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, United Kingdom
    • 2009: BSc Accounting, Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria

    External Leadership Position

    Professional Body leadership position

    • 2017: , British Academy of Management (BAM), United Kingdom

    Member of professional body

    Membership

    • 2017: , Association of International Accountants (AIA), United Kingdom
    • 2016: , British Academy of Management (BAM), United Kingdom
    • 2015: , American Accounting Association (AAA), United States of America
    • 2011: , Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, United Kingdom
    • 2010: , Nigerian Institute of Management, Nigeria

    Programme or Unit leadership

    Module Leader

    • 2017: , Sheffield Business School, United Kingdom

    Other

    • 2017: , Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 2016: , Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 2014: , Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 2011 to 2012: , Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    Lecturer

  • Teaching

    Department of Finance, Accounting and Business Systems

    Sheffield Business School

    Fin Accounting & Man Accounting

  • Publications

    Key Publications

    Garrow, N., Awolowo, I., & Growe, G.A. (2018). Annual reports: Fact or fiction? Are there governance implications? Presented at: BAM2018: Driving productivity in uncertain and challenging times, Bristol, 2018

    Kesseba, K., Awolowo, I., & Clark, M. (2018). Qualitative research methodology: a neo-empiricist perspective. Driving productivity in uncertain and challenging times. http://conference.bam.ac.uk/BAM2018/htdocs/conference_papers.php?track_name=Research%20Methodology

    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/

    Awolowo, I., Garrow, N., Clark, M., & Chan, D. (2018). Accounting scandals: beyond corporate governance. Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing, 14 (8), 399-407. http://doi.org/10.17265/1548-6583/2018.08.001

    Garrow, N., & Awolowo, I. (2018). Palmer & Harvey: A Case of Governance and Audit Failure. Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing, 14 (7). http://doi.org/10.17265/1548-6583/2018.07.004

    Awolowo, I., Garrow, N., Clark, M., & Chan, D. (2018). Accounting scandals: Beyond corporate governance. SSRN Electronic Journal. http://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3101057

    Clark, M., & AWOLOWO, F. (2017). Towards a Forensic Accounting Paradigm: A Neo-Empiricist Research Agenda. In British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference, University of Warwick. Coventry: British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference

    AWOLOWO, F. (2017). Corporate Accounting Frauds: Are Auditors to be blamed? Presented at: Sheffield Business School Doctoral Conference, Sheffield

    AWOLOWO, F. (2016). Financial Statement Fraud: Updating the Accounting Paradigm to Forensic Accounting.

    AWOLOWO, F. (2016). Financial Statement Fraud: The Need for a Paradigm Shift to Forensic Accounting. In 7th Annual Mid-Year Forensic Accounting Research Conference, American Accounting Association, North Carolina. North Carolina: Forensic Accounting Research Conference

    AWOLOWO, F. (2016). Financial Statement Fraud: The Need for a Paradigm Shift in Accounting. International Conference on Accounting and Finance (ICAF).

    AWOLOWO, F. (2014). The Relevance of Forensic Accounting in Mitigating the Audit Expectation Gap.

    Journal articles

    Jamieson, D., Awolowo, I., Garrow, N., Winfield, J., & Bhaiyat, F. (2019). Financial shenanigans: The importance of anti-fraud education. Journal of Governance and Regulation, 8 (3), 58-63. http://doi.org/10.22495/jgr_v8_i3_p5

    Garrow, N., Awolowo, I.F., & Growe, G. (2019). Annual Reports: Fact or Fiction? Are there governance implications? Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics, 16 (1). http://doi.org/10.33423/jlae.v16i1.1360

    Chan, D., Clark, M., Garrow, N., & Awolowo, F. (2018). Accounting Scandals: Beyond Corporate Governance - Query over journal - HR. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.

    AWOLOWO, F. (2016). Financial Statement Fraud: The Need for a Paradigm Shift to Forensic Accounting. International Journal of Social, Behavioural, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering, 10 (3), 976-980.

    Presentations

    Chan, D., Garrow, N., Clark, M., & AWOLOWO, F. (2017). Financial Statement Fraud: Auditors are not to be blamed.

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