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Sharifah Raihan Syed Mohd Zain

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Finance - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Plymouth - UK
  • Master of Business Administration - Masters Degree, Oklahoma City University
  • Bachelor of Business Adminstration - Bachelor Degree, Western Michigan University
  • Diploma in Banking Studies - Diploma, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Sharifah Raihan Syed Mohd Zain (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES


sraihan@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sharifah Raihan Syed Mohd Zain joined International Islamic University Malaysia in 1996 as a lecturer in the finance discipline. She obtained her PhD in finance from the University of Plymouth, UK in 2003. Prior to her academic career, she was an executive officer at Perwira Affin Bank, Malaysia. Her research interests are in the areas of corporate finance especially capital structure, company evaluation and personal finance. Her current research focuses on financial literacy and company's value creation. Among the awards received: Best paper Awards from Malaysian Finance Association and Highly Commendable Paper Award from Emerald. She has supervised many Ph.D and Master's students in the areas of capital structure, Islamic banking, SMEs financing and financial distress. Apart from her research and teaching activities, Dr. Sharifah Raihan has been heavily involved in development and curriculum review of the faculty programmes such as Bachelor of Science (Islamic Finance), Master of ScienceĀ (Finance), Ph.D in Business Administration and Doctor of Business Administration. She was the Head of Doctor of Business Administration programme, IIUM Graduate School of Management from 2008 to 2014. She has also served as company director of IIUM Lower Education SDN BHD which comprises both primary and secondary levels of local and international schools. Currently, she is the Head of the Department of Finance, Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences.


Area of Specialisation


  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Finance ~ Corporate Finance - Company Evaluation, Capital Structure and Personal Finance


Professional Membership


  • 2005: Member of Profesional Body / Association, Malaysian Finance Association


Teaching Responsibilities


ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE FOR MANAGERS 2009/2010
COMPANY EVALUATION 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2006/2007 2005/2006
CORPORATE FINANCE 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005
CREDIT MANAGEMENT 2012/2013 2011/2012 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT & ANALYSIS 2006/2007
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 2 2005/2006
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT I 2006/2007 1998/1999 1997/1998 1996/1997 1995/1996
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT II 2006/2007 2004/2005 1998/1999 1997/1998 1996/1997
MANAGERIAL FINANCE 2021/2022 2020/2021 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008
SEMINAR IN FINANCE 2017/2018 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013


Research Projects


Completed
2015 - 2019 Incorporating the Wasatiyyah Concept to Improve Financial Decision of Muslim Consumers
2006 - 2009 Linkages, Profitability and Magnetic Effect of the Malaysian Equity Market
2004 - 2006 Dynamics Optimal Capital Structure in Malaysian Firms New Title: Dynamic Capital Structure and its Determinants in an Emerging Economy: The Case of Malaysia
On-Going
2013 - Present Development of Financial Distress Prediction Index and Currency Denomination for Debt Issuance Companies
2011 - Present Operating and Financial Risk of Malaysian Firms (RU 2011)


Award & Recognition


10 Jun, 2010 BEST PAPER AWARD - MALAYSIAN FINANCE ASSOCIATION University
10 May, 2005 BEST PAPER AWARD - MALAYSIAN FINANCE ASSOCIATION University


Publications


Article

2021 The impact of wasatiyyah/moderation on students’ financial decisions. Malaysian Journal of Consumer and Family Economics (MAJCAFE), 26 (1) pp. 230-250
2019 Are Muslims practising moderation in their financial decisions?. Asian Academy of Management Journal, 24 (Supplement 1) pp. 157-170
2018 Blockholders and firm performance: a Malaysian evidence. The Journal of Social Sciences Research, Special Issue 5 () pp. 885-893
2014 The relationship between capital structure and performance of Islamic banks. Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research, 5 (2) pp. 158-181
2013 Foreign exchange exposure and impact of policy switch - the case of Malaysian listed firms . Applied Economics, 45 (20) pp. 2974-2984
2009 Granting employee stock options (ESOs), market reaction and financial performance. Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance, 5 (1) pp. 117-138
2005 Gearing differences across Malaysian public listed company. Capital Markets Review, 13 (1 & 2) pp. 33-46
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 Financial literacy, moderation and financial spending among youth. In: 1st International Conference on Financial Markets (ICFM 2019),
Book Section

2017 Testing the financial distress prediction model for sukuk-issuing companies in Malaysia. In: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, ISBN: 9781784710729, pp. 687-705
Monograph

2019 Incorporating the Wasatiyyah concept to improve financial decision of Muslim consumers. In: ,
2010 Islamic pricing benchmarking. In: ISRA,