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Dr. Sumon Das

BBA, MBA, PhD

Personal Details:

Current position: Associate Professor, Department of Management, University of Dhaka.

Present Address: Flat 6th Floor (right), House 91/I/A, Dhanmondi 7/A, Dhaka.

Email : sdas1207@yahoo.com       

Mobile: 01711-209239

Summary Statement:

To build-up a challenging career in research and teaching that leads to commitment, and aspiration for searching, generating and disseminating new knowledge. Possess excellent administrative, verbal communication and written skills along with constructive and effective teaching methods that promote a stimulating learning environment. I have the ability to work as a leader or as a part of team and also have the proven ability to work under tight schedules and deadlines.

Teaching Experience

November 2008 - Present: Dhaka University 

  • Associate Professor at Department of Management, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh from October 2015 to present.
  • Assistant Professor at Department of Management, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh from June 2010 to October 2015.
  • Lecturer at Department of Management, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh from November 2008 to May 2010.

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in the research and designing of new courses and materials.
  • Assessing students’ course work and material.
  • Involved in the set up of exams and the marking of scripts.
  • Responsible for the departmental administrative tasks.
  • Providing mentoring, advice and support to students on a personal level.
  • Implementing University research projects and involved in its publication.
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Financial Accounting, Advance Accounting, Cost Accounting, Management Accounting, Accounting Theory, Auditing, Business Taxation, Accounting Information Systems, Principles of Business Finance, Financial Management, International Financial Management, Investment Management,  Research Methodology, Management Information Systems, Business Statistics, and Project Management.

October 2012- March 2015: Durham University

      Teaching assistant at Durham University Business School, Durham, United Kingdom

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting seminar class in Business Accounting and Finance.
  • Marking students’ summative and formative work.
  • Involved in the set up of exams and the marking of scripts.

Teaching:

  • ECOS1151: Introduction to Management Accounting
  • BUSS2061: Audit and Assurance

June 2008 – October 2008: Jagannath University

     Lecturer at Department of Accounting, Jagannath University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

October 2006 – May 2008: Stamford University Bangladesh

     Lecturer at Department of Business Administration, Stamford University Bangladesh

Research Interest

  • Corporate Reporting and Transparency
  • Corporate Governance
  • Social Reporting and Expectation Gap
  • Environmental Reporting
  • Sustainability Reporting
  • Timeliness of reporting
  • Audit Quality and Audit Expectation Gap

Academic Qualifications

PhD: October 2011- March 2015

PhD in Accounting and Finance − Durham University Business School, UK (Funding awarded from the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission United Kingdom)

Research topic: Quality of Corporate Financial Reporting: A Longitudinal Study of Listed Companies of Bangladesh.

MBA: July 2005 – June 2006

Master of Business Administration- Accounting & Information Systems, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka

CGPA: 3.94 on a scale of 4.0

BBA: July 2000- June 2005

Bachelor of Business Administration- Accounting & Information Systems, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka

CGPA: 3.99 on a scale of 4.0

July 1997 – June 1999

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) - Group: Commerce, Cantonment College Jessore,          Jessore Board, Year of completion: 1999.

Results: 9th Position in combined merit list; Marks obtained: 786(78.6%).

July 1995 – June 1997

Secondary School Certificate (SSC) - Group: Social Science, Police Line Secondary School Jessore, Jessore Board, Year of completion: 1997.

Result: 1st Division; Marks Obtained: 758(75.8%).

Education Certificates

  • Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA) UK, Recognition Reference: PR066003. January 2014.
  • Postgraduate Certificate Academic Practice (PGCAP), starting 12th January, 2015.

Research Publications

  • Das Shilpi, and Sumon D. (2015), “Mandatory Corporate Reporting on the Internet: An Empirical Study of the Listed Non Financial Companies in Bangladesh”, International Journal of Accounting and Finance, Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 55-76.
  • Das Shilpi, and Sumon D. (2015), “Corporate Mandatory Reporting on the Internet: Performance of the Financial Companies in Bangladesh”, Dhaka University Journal of Management, Accepted for publication.
  • Das, S., Dixon, R. & Michael, A. (2015). Corporate Mandatory Reporting: A longitudinal Investigation of Listed Companies in Bangladesh. Global Review of Accounting and Finance, Vol. 6, Issue 1, March, pp. 64-85.
  • Das, S., Dixon, R. & Michael, A. (2015). Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting: A Longitudinal Study of Listed Banking Companies in Bangladesh. World Review of Business Research 5(1): 130-154.
  • Das, S., M.T. Pavel and M.S.A. Khandakar (2011), "Living and Economic Condition of                 Unskilled Female workers in the Garments Industry of Bangladesh", Dhaka    University Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 2, No.2, December.
  • Yeshmin, F. and Sumon, D. (2009), “Management Accounting Techniques: Appraisal of Managerial Performance of the Financial Institutions in Bangladesh”, Journal of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Managers of Bangladesh, Vol. XI, Issue No. 3, July- September.
  • Das, S. and Shilpi, S. (2008), “Accounting information System of the Financial Institutions in Bangladesh: An evaluation”, Journal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh, Vol. 61, No. 34, October-December. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1849103
  • Das, S. and Shilpi, S. (2008), “Extent of Voluntary Disclosure by the Financial Institutions in Bangladesh: An Empirical Study”, Journal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh, Vol.58 (30), April-June. Available at SSRN: http:// ssrn.com/abstract= 1849145
  • Das, S. and Shilpi, S. (2008), “Quality of Audit Report of the Listed Companies in Bangladesh: A Pragmatic Study”, Journal of Daffodil International University Bangladesh, Jan-June. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1849143.
  • Das, S. and Shilpi, S. (2008), “Money Laundering Disclosure Practice in Bangladesh: An Empirical Study”, Journal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh, Vol. 57, No. 29, January-March. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1190922
  • Das, S. and Shilpi, S. (2007), “Audit Committee Disclosure of Listed Companies in Bangladesh: An Empirical Study”, The Cost and Management, Journal of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh, Volume XXXV Number 6 November-December. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1849104
  • Bhuiyan, M. B., Sumon, D. and Shilpi, D. (2007), “Improvement of knowledge in the Area of Accounting Theory: A Synopsis”, Stamford University Journal of Business Studies. Vol. 2, Issue 2, July- December.
  • Das, S., Shilpi, S and Kumar, K.B. (2007), “Credit Risk Management Practices –An Evaluation of Commercial Banks in Bangladesh”, ASA University Business Review, Journal of ASA University Bangladesh, Volume 1 Issue 1, July-December. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1849144.
  • Biwas, P. K., Suman, P. C. and Sumon, D. (2007), “Mission Statements of Selected Bangladeshi Companies: A Strategic Management Viewpoint”, The Cost and Management, Journal of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh, Volume XXXV Number 3 May-June. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1020003.

 

Conference Papers

  • Corporate Mandatory Reporting: A longitudinal Investigation of Listed Companies in Bangladesh- Paper presented in 9th Annual London Business Research Conference on 4th and 5th August, Imperial College London.
  • Timeliness of Corporate Financial Reporting: Empirical Evidence from Listed Companies in Bangladesh- paper presented in Financial Reporting and Business Communication Research Unit, 18th Annual Conference, 3 and 4 July 2014.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting: A Longitudinal Study of Listed Banking Companies in Bangladesh- Paper presented in British Accounting and Finance Association Northern Area Group & Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group Annual Conference on 30th and 31st August, 2012.

Scholarships and Award

  • PhD funded by Commonwealth Scholarships Commission UK from October 2011 to March 2015. Total funding £91,945 (Tuition fee £41,700 and maintenance £50,245).
  • Best paper award in 9th Annual London Business Research Conference on 4th and 5th August, Imperial College London.
  • Deans Award for excellent academic performance both in MBA and in BBA from Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka.

Technical skills and Training 

  • I have acquired many skills throughout my work and educational experience such as- SPSS Software, STATA Software, DataStream, Accounting Package, Bloomberg, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Power Point.
  • Durham University Learning and Teaching Award- December 2013.
  • Training on “Teaching and Supporting Learning of Postgraduates” organised by Centre for Academic and Researcher Development, Durham University, 2012-2013.
  • Training on “The International Teaching Assistant” organised by Centre for Academic and Researcher Development, Durham University, October 2012.