Services

Service to the University

  • (Fall 2016) Committees/Administrative Work: Focus group discussion: AUC is currently preparing for re-accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
  • (Winter 2016 – Spring 2016) Committees/Administrative Work: Review Committee member – Dean of the School of Business
  • (November 2015 – Present) Service to Students Affairs: Committee member – Student Conduct committee
  • (September 2015 – November 2015) Service to Students Affairs: Faculty Mentor – Student Union Guide
  • (November 2015 – Present) Service to Students Affairs: Committee member – Student Conduct Committee
  • (September 1, 2013 – September 1, 2015) Senate service – Students Affairs committee member
  • (November 2013 – May 2014) Task force member – Provost Search committee
  • (March 2013 – May 2013) Faculty mentor – Community Service assignment
  • (January – March 2013) External Review of American University of Cairo’s Student Life Operations Commissioned by the President of AUC, Lisa Anderson.
  • I have been nominated to serve on the jury committee for the fall 2012 (February 2013 commencement) for the AUC Excellence in Teaching Award.
  • (September 2012 – September 2015) Senate service – Executive committee member
  • (September 1, 2012 – September 1, 2013) Senate serviceBudget review committee member
  • I have been nominated to serve on the jury committee for the Fall 2011 (February 2012 commencement) for the AUC Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors Award.
  • I have been nominated to serve on the jury committee for the Spring 2012 (June 2012 commencement) for the AUC Excellence in Teaching Award.
  • I have been nominated by the Associate Provost for Academic Administration to represent the Department of Accounting in the Activity Insight pilot project. I attended a training session on this project on Thursday, December 1, 2011.

Service to the School

  • (Fall 2016 – present) Committees/Administrative workMember of the Search Committee for the selection of the new BUS Dean
  • (Fall 2016 – present) Committees/Administrative work - Member of the Assessment & Continuous Improvement Committee (ACIC) – School of Business
  • (Fall 2016) Committees/Administrative work - Member of the AACSB Accreditation Maintenance Committee – School of Business
  • (Fall 2016) Committees/Administrative work - Member of the EQUIS Accreditation Maintenance Committee – School of Business
  • (Spring 2016 – Fall 2016) Committees/Administrative work - Member of the School Committee for Promotion & Tenure Criteria – School of Business
  • (Fall 2016) Service to Student Affairs – Support to Student Activities – Transforming Egypt Seminar Series – School of Business: I invited Sherif Samy – chairman of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority to be the school’s guest speaker in the Transforming Egypt Seminar series in support for student affairs. The Egyptian Financial Services Authority (EFSA) is the country’s Independent regulator of capital market, insurance, financial leasing, mortgage, factoring, private pension funds and micro-finance. It also has oversight over auditors (authorized to audit non-banking financial services firms and listed companies) and actuaries. The Egyptian Institute of Directors (promoting governance) is overseen by EFSA. Sherif Samy is the chairman of EFSA, Egypt’s regulator of all non-banking financial services: capital market, insurance, private pension funds, leasing, mortgage, factoring and micro-finance. In this capacity, he is the Chairman of its Financial Services Institute and its Auditors Oversight Unit. Sherif is a member of the board of the Central Bank of Egypt and the country’s National Anti-Money Laundry Unit. He is the first Egyptian to be elected to the board of directors of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and has recently been reelected to a second term. He was selected to be the Current Chair of the Union of Arab Securities Authorities. He is also an experienced senior executive in the areas of investment, capital markets and management, he was previously managing director of Banque Misr’s investment arm “Misr Capital”  which managed a significant private equity portfolio in addition to managing two large mutual funds. He served as board member of the Investment Authority, Banque Du Caire, the SME Development Fund in addition to numerous listed and privately held companies operating in the capital market, textile, urban development, engineering, education, logistics and mining sectors. In this seminar that was held in Moataz Al Alfi Hall on November 10, 2016 from 1 to 2 pm, Sherif Samy addressed the state of various financial services, challenges facing growth, opportunities they provide in addition to how they can contribute to the financial inclusion of a significant part of the Egyptian population. The title of the seminar was: “The state of Non-Banking Financial Services in Egypt: Financing businesses, encouraging saving and promoting inclusion”. The seminar was moderated by Khaled Samaha – chair of the Department of Accounting.
  • (Fall 2016) Service to Student Affairs – Support to Student Activities – Transforming Egypt Seminar Series – School of Business: I invited Amr El-Moanyer – vice minister of finance for tax policy to be the school’s guest speaker in the Transforming Egypt Seminar series in support for student affairs. In this seminar that was held in Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Room 1054 on November 17, 2016 from 1 to 2 pm, Amr addressed the latest tax reforms and the new Value Added Tax. The title of the seminar was: “Tax System and Policy in Egypt; Glimpse on the Latest Tax Reform Events." The seminar was moderated by Mohanad Taha Khaled – partner at BDO and adjunct faculty in the Department of Accounting.
  • (Fall 2016 – Present) Committees/Administrative work - Member of the School Committee for Synergies between BUS pre-experience graduate programs (MSF, MA ECON and MA ECID) – School of Business
  • (Spring 2014 - present) Committees/Administrative work - Member of the Dean’s Strategic Advisory Board (SAB) - Research Task Force – School of Business
  • (Fall 2014 – Spring 2016) Member of the Task force for Faculty Research Pointing system – School of Business
  • (Spring 2016) Committee member – Faculty leaves
  • (Summer 2015 – present) Member of the Task force for Responsible Business Research Group – School of Business - AUC
  • (Feb 2015 – May 2015) Member of the Task force for School Academic Assessment Plan, Spring 2015 – School of Business - AUC
  • (Fall 2015 – Spring 2016) Member of the Task force for Journal rankings – School of Business - AUC
  • (Feb 2015 – June 2015) Director of RANITP: The Regional Academic Network on IT Policies (RANITP), jointly established by the AUC School of Business and Microsoft.
  • (March 31, 2015) – Service to Student Affairs: Support for students: Event participation: School of Business Annual Sports Day
  • (Spring 2015 – December 2015) Member of the Task force for assessing the quality and the relevance of the research – School of Business - AUC
  • (Fall 2014 – Summer 2015) Member of the Task force for Promoting External Research Grants – School of Business
  • (Fall 2014 – December 2015) Member of the Task force for Teaching Awards Pointing systemSchool of Business
  • (September 2014 – December 2014) Member of the Arab region working group – School of Business: Working group on positioning the School of Business as a gateway for business education in the Arab Region. The mandate of the task force is to come up with a vision on how to position the school as a gateway and centre of excellence for business education in the region by identifying the challenges the Arab region is facing and how the school should extend to become the destination in the region. I submitted a draft report that provides a thorough brainstorming for the expected prospects of the Accounting Department at AUC to be a knowledge producer to the Arab region on the teaching, research and outreach levels.
  • (Fall 2014 - present) Chair of the research and grants committee – Council of the School of Business (CSB) – School of Business
  • (September 2013 – October 2013) Administrative support – EQUIS Accreditation
  • (2009- present) Faculty Affairs Committee
  • (May 2011 - Present) Support for Faculty – Annual School Retreat:
  • (September 2012 – March 2013) Task Force Committee – Internship Course
  • (December 2010 – December 2015) Entrepreneurship and Innovation Council
  • (April 23, 2013 – Event organizer: School of Business Annual Sports Day
  • (January - June 2013) CSB Adhoc Committee, School research strategy
  • (November 2012) Emeritus compensation criteria Committee
  • (September 2012 – June 2013) Audit Committee Charter
  • (September 2012) Audit Committee member
  • (June 2012 – September 2012) Search Committee for the selection of the new director of finance
  • Faculty Mentor (April 2012) – Speed Mentoring, Entrepreneurship and Innovation program
  • (Spring 2012) Promotion and Tenure Committee, Faculty Affairs Committee
  • (December 2011) I participated extensively in the maintenance of accreditation process by serving on two committees which were the faculty affairs committee and the non tenure committee.
  • (December 2011) I was nominated and served on the Adhoc committee that was formed on the school level that checked the consistency and conformity of the proposed catalog changes by the three departments from the school and University perspectives before being sent to the senate. The ad hoc committee members were Dr. Islam Azzam (Chair), Monal Abdel-Baki, Khaled Samaha and Hamed Shamma.
  • (March 2011) Finance Faculty recruiting: I have participated as an external examiner in the recruiting process of new finance faculty. The process involved doing a 45 minutes video conference with 4 potential faculties.
  • (December 2010) Review of 5th year accreditation maintenance report: I have reviewed the 5th year accreditation maintenance report that was delivered to the reviewers in mid December 2010.
  • (October 2010) Measuring Intellectual Contributions and Rankings of Journals: I have submitted a proposed criterion for measuring the intellectual contributions of faculty to the Associate Dean for Research.
  • (2010 - 2011) MBA Development Committee Member
  • (2009 - 2011) NAQAA Accreditation Committee Member
  • (2009 - 2010) Strategic Planning/Resource Management Committee Member

Service to the Department

  • (Fall 2016) Curricular support – Proposed Curriculum Catalog Changes starting fall 2017 - Accounting Department
  • (Fall 2016) Administrative support: Assigning the Course Coordinators for the ACCT 2001 multi-sections- Department of Accounting, School of Business - AUC
  • (Fall 2016) Administrative support: Appointing the Course Coordinators for the ACCT 2002 multi-sections- Department of Accounting, School of Business – AUC
  • (Fall 2016) Service to student affairs: Support for student activities: The Accounting Association (AA) club under my supervision organized on October 23 the AA first session the Certificates Awareness seminar.
  • (Fall 2016 – Winter 2017) Service to student affairs: Support for student programs – ACCA Accreditation
  • (Fall 2016) Administrative support: Assessment of an Accounting Course (ACCT 4003) for Accreditation purposes
  • (Fall 2016) Administrative support: Assessment of an Accounting Course (ACCT 3002) for Accreditation purposes
  • (Fall 2016) Administrative support: Completing the ACCT Department Online Compliance Assist Plan 2016/2017
  • (Fall 2016) Service to student affairs: Support for student activities – EY Annual Young Tax Professional Competition
  • (Fall 2016) Administrative support: Updating the ACCT Department bylaws
  • (Fall 2016) Administrative support: Formation of DVP Task Force
  • (Fall 2016) Service to student affairs: Support for student activities – Appointing New Faculty Advisors and a new President for the Accounting Association Club
  • (Fall 2016) Administrative support: Formation of Departmental Committees - DRC
  • (Fall 2016) Administrative support: Formation of Departmental Committees - FAC
  • (Spring 2016) Committee member – Accounting Department - Recruiting Committee
  • (Fall 2015) Committee member – Third Year review - Tenure and Promotion Case of Dr. Angie Zahe
  • (2015) Service to student affairs: Support for student activities: I was invited to be a guest speaker to support the students and speak about my journey in accounting in the opening ceremony of the Accounting Association student club that took place on Sunday 29th March, 2015, Moataz Al Alfi hall – AUC. https://www.facebook.com/InsiderAUC/posts/1122429484438932
  • (2015) Curricular support: Development of the Accounting Capstone Course ACCT 4003
  • (Fall 2015) Administrative support: Assessment of an Accounting Course (ACCT 2001) for Accreditation purposes
  • (Fall 2015) Administrative support: Assessment of an Accounting Course (ACCT 3002) for Accreditation purposes
  • (Fall 2014 – August 31, 2016) Chair - Department Research Committee – DRC- Department of Accounting, School of Business – AUC
  • (Spring 2014) Administrative support: Task Force – Accounting Faculty Position Hiring
  • (Spring - Fall 2014) Administrative support: Task Force - Department Declaration Criteria
  • (Spring 2014) Administrative support: Task Force -Department Research Priorities
  • (Spring 2013 – 31 August 2016) Chair: Grant Evaluation Committee - Department of Accounting, School of Business - AUC
  • (Spring 2013) Administrative support: Faculty advising orientation
  • (Spring 2013) Administrative support: Reviewing the proposal to improve the International Experience of Undergraduate Students
  • (Spring 2013) Administrative support: Reviewing the proposal for a School Wide Internship Program for Undergraduate Students
  • (Spring 2013) Event organizer: Organizer of AUC Department of Accounting Second Annual Reception, March 24, 2013
  • (September 2012 – June 2013) Administrative support: Reviewing the problems of declaration GPA and double major issues for accounting students
  • (Fall 2012) Administrative support: Reviewing the problems of advising and registration:
  • (Fall 2012) Administrative support: Cluster of Accounting research
  • (September 2012-Present)  Faculty mentor for the New Faculty Mentoring Program
  • (June 2012 – September 2015) Chair: Course Coordinator for the ACCT 2001 multi-sections- Department of Accounting, School of Business - AUC
  • (2012) Curricular support: Development of the Accounting Graduate Course ACCT 502
  • (Fall 2011) Preparation of Course Portfolio for ACCT 302 Intermediate Accounting II and Financial Accounting ACCT 201
  • (Fall 2011) Reviewing of Course: Financial Accounting (ACCT 201)
  • (Fall 2011) Reviewing the tenure and promotion criteria
  • (Fall 2011) Reviewing the problems of advising and registration
  • (2010 - 2011) Measuring Intellectual Contributions and Rankings of Journals
  • (2010) Preparation of Table 2.1 for Accreditation
  • (November 2010) Accounting Courses Template
  • (2010) Development of Current Course: Cost Accounting (ACCT 304).
  • (2010) Development of Current Course: Intermediate Accounting II (ACCT 302).
  • (2010) Reviewing the New Course Offerings
  • (2010) Reviewing the New Accounting Curriculum
  • (2010) Reviewing Accounting Graduate Course ACCT 502
  • (2010) Reviewing Accounting Graduate Course ACCT 501
  • (2010) Reviewing Merit Assessment Scheme Proposal prepared by the Academic Affairs Committee of the School
  • (2010) Development of a mission statement for the Department of accounting
  • (2009 - 2010) Coordinator of Accounting 201 sections: Responsible to coordinate the syllabus, assignments and exams between the sections of introductory accounting that are offered in the Accounting Department.
  • (January 2010 - December 2014) Advisor to the Accounting Link Club
  • (2009) Development of course: Financial Accounting (ACCT 201)
  • (2009 - 2011) Assessment of learning goals
  • (2008) Recruiting accounting faculty
  • (2008 - 2009) Development of a new accounting curriculum: Based on the encouragement of the chair of the accounting department, we continuously develop the department offerings. I have participated during 2008 and 2009 in the development of the new accounting curriculum, effective Fall 2009. Our review was conducted with the objective of making the program more focused, market responsive, and incorporating our accumulated experience in the offering of the various courses. I have provided full course objectives, catalog description, suggested textbooks, topics covered in the course, basic skill requirements, business core learning goals, accounting learning goals, and methods of evaluation of student performance for the following courses in the new curriculum:
    • ACCT 201 “Financial Accounting” formerly ACCT 211
    • ACCT 301 “Intermediate Accounting 1” formerly ACCT 302
    • ACCT 302 “Intermediate Accounting 2” formerly ACCT 303
    • ACCT 303 “Advanced Accounting” formerly ACCT 305
    • ACCT 304 “Cost Accounting” formerly ACCT 406