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Georgia State University: Visiting Assistant Professor

Advanced Accounting Topics  (Rating 4.7 of 5)                                                                                                                           2021-2023

  • Advanced Accounting Topics is a mandatory course for all Masters in Accounting students. The primary course objective is to help students learn how to account for and report complex business transactions and disclosures.

  • Class size: 30 graduate students (MACC and MBA)

  • This course provides a study of accounting topics related to business mergers and acquisitions, international accounting and foreign currency issues, and other current topics of financial reporting

Intermediate Accounting II  (Rating 4.5 of 5)                                                                                                                              2022-2023

  • Intermediate Accounting II is a mandatory course for all students majoring in accounting. The primary course objective is to help students become familiar with the financial procedures, information flows, and regulations for mergers and acquisitions and foreign transactions and investments.

  • Class size: 30-40 undergraduate students.

  • The main topics covered include operational assets, investments, leases, income taxes, and equity.

Principles of Accounting I  (Rating 4 of 5)                                                                                                                                    2021-2022

  • Principles of Accounting I is a mandatory course for all business school students. It focuses on analyzing business transactions to chart their effects on the results of operations, the cash flows, and the financial position of businesses organized for profit.

  • Class size: 200 undergraduate students

  • The main topics covered include recording, reporting, and analyzing assets, liabilities, stockholders’ equity, revenues, and expenses


University of Southern California: Instructor

Introduction to Financial Accounting  (Rating 4.24 vs 4.18 Department Average)                                                   Summer 2019

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting is a mandatory course for all business school students. It is also a prerequisite for all accounting courses. Many students who take this course decide to major in accounting later on.

  • Class size: 24 undergraduate students

  • The main topics covered were financial statements, the accounting information system, accrual accounting concepts, reporting and analyzing inventory, receivables, long-lived assets, liabilities, equity and statement of cash flows

University of Arkansas: Instructor

Financial Analysis (Rating 4.53 of 5)                                                                                                                                              2011-2014

  • The course objective is to provide a transition from general business-level knowledge of analysis of accounting data to finance major-level knowledge of financial analysis. The course starts with an overview of accounting information and valuation, proceeds to accounting analysis, then on to financial analysis, and ends with credit and equity valuation.

  • Average Class size - 40 undergraduate students

  • Main topics covered: understanding the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow, financial ratio analysis, capital budgeting, cost of capital, measures of leverage, dividends and share repurchases, corporate governance, and equity analysis and valuation.

Financial Modeling (Rating 4.68 of 5)                                                                                                                                            2011-2014

  • Financial Modeling is a “hands-on” course for junior and senior finance majors. Its general objective is to develop advanced Excel spreadsheet skills for creating computer-based models for analyzing a variety of decision problems facing today’s financial managers and professionals. 

  • Average class size - around 45 undergraduate students

  • The main topics covered: time value of money, valuation, capital budgeting, financial planning, bond pricing, bond duration, bond convexity, security analysis, portfolio optimization, and options. 

CFA Level I Prep Course (Rating N/A)                                                                                                                                            2009-2014

  • CFA Level I is a not-for-credit course for senior undergraduate and MBA students. It is an intensive eight-week course intended to prepare the students to take the Chartered Financial Analyst Level I Exam. 

  • Average class size: 10 undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Main topics covered: ethical and professional Standards of the CFA® Institute, investment tools, asset classes, and portfolio management.

Portfolio Management (Rating 4.84 of 5)                                                                                                                                     2011-2014

  • I was teaching part of this class together with Professor Craig Rennie. This course is intended to teach students practical skills related to investment analysis and portfolio management. Students are divided into industries and make stock recommendations. These recommendations are approved by the trustees of the fund and executed. Students manage over $5 mln. Dollars in real money and go on an annual trip to New York to meet investment bankers and equity analysts.

  • Average Class size - 15 graduate students (MBA and MACC)

  • MBA/MACC Shollmier Fund won GAME IV International Student Fund Competition Graduate Value Category in both 2013 and 2014 in New York.

Investments (Rating 4.54 of 5)                                                                                                                                                     Spring 2012

  • Investments is a course for junior and senior finance majors. This course provides an introduction to the area of investments, providing an overview of the basic types of securities and how the markets for these securities operate. 

  • Average class size- 40 undergraduate students

  • Main topics covered: asset classes and financial instruments, securities markets, mutual funds, and other investment companies, risk and return, efficient diversification, Capital Asset Pricing and Arbitrage Pricing Theory, The Efficient Market Hypothesis, bond prices and yields, bond and equity trading, equity valuation

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