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Shashi Kumar

Senior Lecturer

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    020 7815 7792
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    Business / Accounting, Finance and Economics

Shashi has been the Course Director of postgraduate courses at LSBU since 2005, including our MSc Accounting and Finance, MSc International Finance, MSc International Banking and Finance and MSc International Investment and Finance.

Shashi began his career as a lecturer in economics in 1977 and spent ten years in the Indian Civil Service as Assistant Director and Deputy Director in the Ministries of Civil Supplies and Finance handling regulation of future trading in commodities, policy formulation and evaluation of issues relating to international finance, industries and infrastructure. A gold medallist in his masters’ degree in Economics and Business Administration, Shashi returned to academia in 1988. After completing his MSc in Finance from Strathclyde University, he lectured MBA and MSc programmes in Strathclyde Graduate School of Business until September 2005. He has also served as a Director of Financial Brokerage Firm.

Shashi has experience of teaching on senior executive programmes and delivering workshops for Small and Medium Enterprises. Shashi is also the module coordinator for asters dissertations and has extensive experience of supervising Master degree dissertations.

Shashi has much experience of teaching at a wide range of levels in Finance from MBA to MSc and undergraduate courses teaching Corporate Financial Management, Institutional Fund Management, Asset Fund Management, Financial Markets, Strategic Financial Management, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, International Financial Management, Derivatives, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Research Design and Methods and Theories and Issues in Accounting and Finance in the UK and abroad.

Shashi’s main areas of research include stock, bond and options markets, valuations, performance measurement, strategic financial management, international finance, security analysis, portfolio management, portfolio performance measurement, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance.

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Shashi completed a Financial Planning Certificate from the Charted Insurance Institute and has been a member of the Society of Financial Advisors and the Charted Insurance Institute.