Lecturers- Management Studies

PETER ACKAH

Position:                      Lecturer/Co-ordinator, Graduate School

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Academic Areas:

Auditing and Corporate Reporting Strategy

 

Biography

Peter is a trained educationist and a professional with over 20 years working experience in teaching, industry and commerce. He has taught for more than a decade at the university level, and has over 20 years experience in the field of accountancy.  Peter Ackah joined UPSA in December, 2012 as Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Accounting.  He is currently the Coordinator of three MBA programmes at the School of Graduate Studies. Peter also served as Treasurer of the Conference of Heads of Private Universities, Ghana (CHPUG) now Association of Independent Universities (AIU) from February 2008 to June 2009. He consults for a number of churches and serves on a number of boards including Pentecost Credit Union (PENCO).

 

Teaching Statement

As a trained educationist and a professional with over 20 years teaching experience, Peter is rated highly on the basis of student evaluation of his courses. He is best known for his ability to teach difficult concepts in accounting, auditing and other disciplines, thus making the course very practical and interactive.

 

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  1. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Finance – Accounting Specialization: Universidad Centrale de Nicaragua (ongoing).
  2. Doctor of Education, Ed, Universidad Azteca, Mexico. From July 2015 (ongoing)
  3. Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance: University of Cape Coast, through Central University College. 2009.
  4. Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) in Accounting and Mathematics: University of Education, Winneba, Kumasi campus. 2001.
  5. Diploma in Business Education (Dip Bus Educ), Accounting option, University of Education, Winneba, Kumasi campus, 1994.
  6. Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, (ACCA) Final Level

 

Professional Experience

  • Co-ordinator, School of Graduate Studies, for three MBA programs; MBA Auditing, MBA Internal Auditing and MBA Petroleum Accounting and Finance, April 2016 to date.

Selected Publications

May 2018

Ackah, P. (2018).Corporate Governance Practices and Corporate Performance: Empirical Evidence from the Ghanaian Banking Industry. Journal of Management.

September, 2017.

Ackah, P. & Lamptey, L. L. (2017) Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting (CSRR) by the Banking Industry in a Developing Economy. Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting. DOI, 10.9734/AJEBA/2017/32353.

March, 2017

L. L., Lamptey & P. Ackah (2017). Liquidity Management: The Practices among SMEs in a Developing Country. The International Journal of Business and Management, 5(3).

March, 2017

Mensah. E, Bassaw. A. M. and Ackah, P. (2017). The Impact of Inventory Management on Profitability: A Case of Distribution and Wholesale Firms in Ghana. Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting. DOI, 10.9734/AJEBA/2017/32545.

Courses Taught:

  1. Graduate Level.

MBIA601;      Principles of Internal Audit

MBAU601;     Conduct of Audit and Reporting

MBAU603;     Audit Related and Assurance Services

MBAU606;     Forensic Auditing

  1. Undergraduate Level.

BACT312;      Internal Audit & Review; L300

BACT401;      Corporate Reporting I; L300

BACT404;      Audit & Assurance; L400 

BACT402;      Corporate Reporting II; L400

  1. Professional Level

Financial Reporting; ACCA Part II

Audit and Assurance; ACCA Part II

Corporate Reporting Strategy; ACCA Part III

Advanced Audit and Assurance; ACCA Part III

 

                       

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