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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

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

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

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

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: The Need for a Paradigm Shift in Accounting. International Conference on Accounting and Finance (ICAF).

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

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

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

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., Somerset, N., Awolowo, I., & Clark, M. (2019). Trust: The critical factor in theory and practice, from banks to cakes. In British Academy of Management, Aston University Birmingham, 3 September 2019 - 5 September 2019. BAM: https://www.bam.ac.uk/corporate-governance-0

Fletcher, N., Awolowo, F., & Garrow, N. (2021). Fraud Detection and Prevention: A Review of the Latest Developments in U.K. Audit. Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing, 17 (1), 1-13. http://doi.org/10.17265/1548-6583/2021.01.001

Journal articles

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

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.

Theses / Dissertations

Awolowo, I. (2019). Financial Statement Fraud: The Need for a Paradigm Shift to Forensic Accounting. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Chan, D. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu-thesis-00230

Presentations

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

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