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Mr Shashi Kumar

Mr Shashi Kumar

Finance, Economics, Accounting and Analytics

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I have 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.

I began my 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 regulations of future trading in commodities, policy formulation and evaluation of issues relating to international finance, industries and infrastructure.

My 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.

Courses taught

International Business Management - MSc

International Business Management (with internship) - MSc

International Accounting and Finance - MSc

International Accounting and Finance (with internship) - MSc

International Finance - MSc

MSc Finance

University of Strathclyde

MBA with Finance

Management Development Institute, India

MA Economics

Kurukshetra University, India

BSc with Chemistry

Kurukshetra University, India

Certificate in Financial Planning

The Chartered Insurance Institute, London

Lecturer in Finance and Accounting
University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business

Lectured to Master of Business Administration (MBA) programmes on all routes i.e. full time, part time, in-company, flexible learning and international MBA in Poland, Greece, Turkey, India, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Bahrain; MSc in Business Management (MBM) MSc in Electricity Industry Management and Technology the UK, Hong Kong and Thailand and international short term courses on Finance, Financial Management, Advanced Financial Management, Strategic Financial Management, International Financial Management, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, and Financial Accounting, Management Accounting International Accounting and Finance.

Course Director Short term International Programmes.

Course Director MSc Business Management.

Significant involvement in Senior Executive Development Programme

Assistant and Deputy Director
Indian Civil Services

I handled regulation of Forward and Futures trading in commodities, Customs Revenues, Industrial Policy including Financing and Project Evaluation, Import-Export Policy, Foreign Exchange Policy, External Borrowings including Commercial Borrowings and Aid, International Economic Relations, etc. I actively participated in discussions on Indian Economic Policy Issues with International Monetary Fund and World Bank Missions in India.

Other public sector
Lecturer in Economics
Rohtak University, India

Teaching under-graduates economics, statistics and finance.

Society of Financial Advisors and the Charted Insurance Institute

Filter publications

Pyro-electrolytic water splitting for hydrogen generation
Zhang, Y, Kumar, S, Marken, F, Krasny, M, Roake, E, Eslava, S, Dunn, S, Da Como, E and Bowen, CR (2019). Pyro-electrolytic water splitting for hydrogen generation. Nano Energy. 58, pp. 183-191.