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Dr. A. Jahfer

Senior Lecturer Gr.I in Commerce
Dept. of Accountancy and Finance
Faculty of Management and Commerce



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Dr. A. Jahfer
Designation Senior Lecturer Gr.I in Commerce
Department / Unit Dept. of Accountancy and Finance
Faculty Faculty of Management and Commerce
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  • Ph.D. in Business Administration - Yokohama National University - Japan
  • 2006
  • M.Sc. in Management - University of Sri Jayewardenepura - Sri Lanka - 2002
  • B.Com. (Hons) 2nd Class Upper Division - University of Colombo - Sri Lanka - 1997
  • Chairman, Quality Assurance Unit, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka with effect from March, 2014 to December 2014.
  • Head, Department of Accountancy and Finance, Faculty of Management and Commerce, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, June 2009 to May 2012.
  • Co-ordinator, Postgraduate Programs, Faculty of Management and Commerce, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, January 2007 to May 2012.
  • Director, Staff Development Center, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, February 2008 to June 2009.
  • Chairman- Curriculum Development Sub-committee of Senate 2011-2012
  • Coordinator for Finance unit- Faculty of Management and Commerce, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, September 2006 to August 2008. June 2013 up today.
  • Founder President - Teachers’ Association of South Eastern University with effect from June 2014 - July 2015
  • Treasurer - South Eastern University Teachers Association 2008/2009
  • Students Counsellor- South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, July 2001-June 2002.
  • Programme Coordinator - Higher Diploma in Accounting & Financial Management, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 2001.
  • Academic Counsellor- South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, July 2001- June 2002.
  • Elected Member of Council, South Eastern University Council, Sri Lanka, 2008 to 2011.
  • Member of Senate, South Eastern University Senate, Sri Lanka, 2008 to 2012.
  • Member, Board of Management for Postgraduate Studies, Faculty of Management and Commerce, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka. 2011-2012
  • Member, Interim Committee for Research Grant of South Eastern University, 2008.
  • Financial Management
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Quantitative Techniques for Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Cost Accounting and Research Methodology
  • Financial Market Development
  • Capital Market
  • Investor Behavior
  • Capital Market Efficiency
  • CSR and Micro Finance
  • Member, Editorial Board, Annamali Journal of Management published by Annamali University, India.
  • Co-Editor, Journal of Management published by South Eastern University of Sri Lanka in 2009-2010.
  • Reviewer of International Journal of Financial Services Management, Inderscience publishers, from May 2011 to date.
  • Editorial Board Member, 2nd Annual Research Conference 2013, FMC.
  • Editorial Board Member, 2nd International Symposium 2012, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka.
  • Reviewer- Journal of Science and Management published by Vavuniya Campus of the University of Jaffna in 2009.
  • Reviewer- Vavuniya Campus Annual Research Session 2009, Vavuniya Campus of the University of Jaffna.
  • Reviewer- International Research Conference on Management and Finance 2009, University of Colombo.
  • Reviewer-8th International Research Conference on Management and Finance 2013, University of Colombo
  • Reviewer- International Research Conference on Business & Information 2010, University of Kelaniya
  • Reviewer - International Conference of Eastern University, Sri Lanka - 2014 (ICE - 2014)
  • Jahfer, A., and Inoue, T. (2006). An Analysis of Private placements in Japan. Yokohama Journal of Social Science, Vol.11 (1).
  • Jahfer, A. (2006), "The Impact of Financial Leverage on the Wealth of Shareholders relevant to the Firms in Sri Lanka"; Journal of Management, IV (1).
  • Jahfer. A and Inoue.T. (2009),"Stock Price Reaction to the New Public Equity Issues in Japan: A New Evidence on the Efficiency of Japanese Stock Market", Yokohama Business Review, Vol.30 (1).
  • Jahfer. A. (2009), "Determinants of Capital Structure in Sri Lanka: An Empirical Study", Annamali International Journal of Business Research, Vol. 1 (1).
  • Jahfer. A and Hansiya. R, (2009)"An Analysis of the Effectiveness of Micro Finance in Sri Lanka : A case study", Published in the book Micro-Finance and Women Empowerment-Part one Edited by Rais Ahmad, Mittal Publications, New Delhi.(ISBN:81-8324-289-8)
  • Sheham. A M and Jahfer. A. (2011), "A Study on the Relationship between Corporate financial Performance and Corporate Social Responsibility" International Journal of Research in Commerce, IT and Management ,Vol.1 (6)
  • Jahfer, A. and Inoue, T. (2014) ‘Financial development, foreign direct investment and economic growth in Sri Lanka’, International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp.77-93.
  • Jahfer, A. and Inoue, T. (2014) ‘Stock market development and economic growth in Sri Lanka’, International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp.271-282.
  • Jahfer. A and Inoue, T. (2014) "Financial Development and Economic Growth: The Role of Stock Market in Japan", International Review of Business research Papers, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp.46-61.
  • Jahfer. A. (2015) "Effects of Working Capital Management on Firm Profitability: Empirical Evidence From Sri Lanka" International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp.26-37.
  • Jahfer. A and Hansiya, A. R. (2013). "An Analysis of Economic Impact of Microfinance Programs through Self Help Groups in Sri Lanka", Paper presented at the 3rd International Symposium Proceedings Vol. 1, 1-8, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka.
  • Musthafa, S.L and Jahfer, A. (2013). "Value Relevance of Accounting Information: Evidence from Sri Lanka" Paper presented at the 3rd International Symposium Proceedings Vol. 1, 21-30, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka.
  • Kaluarachchi, D.G.P. and Jahfer, A (2014). "Micro Finance and Poverty Alleviation in Sri Lanka", Paper presented at the 4th International Symposium Proceedings, 371-377, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka.
  • Kaluarachchi. D.G.P, Jahfer. A and Haleem. A, (2014), Factor Affecting Investment Decision on Computerized Accounting System- Special Reference to Small and Medium Enterprises, Proceedings, Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Research Conference, Faculty of Management and Commerce , South Eastern University of Sri Lanka.
  • Japan Foundation Fellowship for Post-doctorate Research - Engaged in a research project on "Financial Market Development, Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth: A Comparative Study between Sri Lanka and Japan" at the Faculty of Business Administration, Yokohama National University, Japan (June 2012- May 2013).
  • Japanese Government Monbukagakusho Scholarship for postgraduate studies - Completed Ph.D in Business Administration at the Yokohama National University, Japan (October, 2002 - March, 2006).
  • Best Paper award with first cash prize for the paper presented at International Conference on Indigenous Management, 2009, Annamalai University, India.
Conducted
  • Co-ordinator, 2nd International Symposium 2012, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka.
  • Faculty Co-ordinator, Faculty of Management and Commerce, 4th International Symposium 2014, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka.
  • Guest Speaker on "New Paradigm in Education: Student-Centered Learning and Teaching" on the occasion of the launching fully integrated library management system organized by the Library of the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka on November 15, 2013.
  • Resource person, A workshop conducted by Peoples Bank - Regional Head office, Ampara 2010.
  • Resource person for the Workshop on Student Centered Learning, Organized by Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Languages South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, November 21, 2014
  • Resource person for the Induction Training Programme on "Teaching Methodology" conducted by the Staff Development Centre of South Eastern University of Sri Lanka on October 2nd, 2011
  • Resource person for Accounting: Seminar conducted for A/L teachers by Eastern Provincial Education Office in 2014


Participated
  • Workshop on Strategic Planning Academic Session, organized by South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, January 18-21, 2001.
  • National Workshop on Capacity Building for Development of Bond Market in Sri Lanka, Conducted by Central Bank of Sri Lanka in September 22, 23, 2007.
  • Credit & Qualifications Framework-Commerce and Management workshop conducted by Quality Assurance and Accreditation Council of the University Grants Commission Sri Lanka, October 16, 2007.
  • "Emerging Trends in Business Research" Staff Development Program conducted by Annamali University in India, August 1 to 14, 2008.
  • "Quality Related Issues in Higher Education" conducted by Quality Assurance and Accreditation Council of the University Grants Commission Sri Lanka and Staff Development Centre, South Eastern University, October 11, 2008.
  • "Innovative and Interactive Teaching Methods" organized by Quality Assurance and Accreditation Council of the University Grants Commission Sri Lanka and Staff Development Centre, South Eastern University, December 24, 2008
  • "Curriculum Development" organized by Quality Assurance and Accreditation Council of the University Grants Commission Sri Lanka and Internal Quality Assurance Unit, South Eastern University, February, 2009.
  • "Workshop on Planning the New Higher Education Project" organized by Quality Assurance and Accreditation Council of the University Grants Commission Sri Lanka, Eastern University, Sri Lanka, March 23, 2009
  • "Workshops on Academic Administrative Norms and Practices in Universities and University Administrative Procedures and Guidelines" organized by Quality Assurance and Accreditation Council of the University Grants Commission Sri Lanka and Staff Development Centre, South Eastern University, December 19-20, 2009
  • "BLISS Point Economic Summit 2010" in SriVenkatswara College, Delhi University, New Delhi" from September 20-25, 2010
  • Workshop on Statistical Software for Research Methodology organized and conducted by Staff Development Centre, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka. 2010.
  • QIG Training Workshop for Undergraduate Programs conducted by HETC Project, Hotel Janaki, Colombo 05 , 20th September 2011.
  • Workshop to Share the Experiences on Quality Assurance Activities in Universities, conducted by University Grants Commission18th July 2014.

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