|Academic Position||Assistant Profssor|
|Faculty||Faculty of Business & Economics|
|Department / Unit||Finance, Accounting and Economics Department|
|Office Location||4th Floor|
Dr. Siraj. K.K is currently the Assistant Professor of Finance, Faculty of Business and Economics, MCBS. He is also part of the Quality Assurance & Accreditation activities of MCBS. Dr. Siraj earned his Ph.D. (Finance) from Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) and MBA – Finance, and MCom- Finance from Mahatma Gandhi University, India. He is qualified UGC- NET & JRF (Commerce) and UGC-NET (Management). Dr. Siraj is IRCA Certified ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor (Quality Management System) and a Certified Risk Professional (ISO 22301: 2012, ISO 27001:2013 & ISO 31000:2018). He is also empaneled in the Register of External Reviewers at the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority and Quality Assurance in Education (OAAAQAE).
Dr.Siraj has more than 15 years of experience in academics, research, corporate consulting, and training.
Teaching / Training Interests
Currently, Dr. Siraj is handling Corporate Finance, Commercial Bank Management, and other finance-related courses. He has also conducted workshops and training programs on Quality Assurance, with a specific focus on institutional and program accreditations at various HEIs in India and abroad.
Dr. Siraj has published more than 20 research papers in indexed and referred journals. The major research focus areas include Asset quality in banking, comparative studies on Islamic and conventional banking, quality assurance, and pedagogical developments in Higher Education Institutions.
Key Publications and Projects
Siraj. K.K., Hamdan, B.K., Pandurengan, V. & Al-Subhi, S. (2020), A Study on Dominant Education Philosophy in Classrooms: The Case of Colleges of Technology (CoT) in the Sultanate of Oman, Universal Journal of Education Research (Scopus – 2020), 8(12), pp. 7881 – 7893.
Siraj.K.K, Al Maskari, A. (2019) Student Engagement in Blended Learning Instructional Design, Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Gulf Perspectives (Emerald), 15(2), pp. 1-19.
Al Maskari, A., Al Maskari, M., Al Qanoobi, M. & Siraj.K.K. (2019), Internal and external obstacles facing medium and large enterprises in Rusayl Industrial Estates in the Sultanate of Oman, Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research (Springer Open), 9(1), pp.1-20.
Siraj.K.K., Nafei, A. & Al Rajhi, N. (2018), Entrepreneur's perception of opportunities and challenges: learning's from Sultanate of Oman, Middle East Journal of Management (Inderscience), 5(3), pp.175-190.
Siraj.K.K, Al Maskari, A (2018), Issues and Challenges in Interdisciplinary: Methodological Barriers (Chapter 12), In; Al-Suqri, M.A., Al-Kindi, A.K., Al-Kindi, S.S. & Saleem, N.E. (Promoting Interdisciplinarity in Knowledge Generation and Problem Solving (Advances in Knowledge Acquisition, Transfer, and Management) 1st Edition. IGI Global. IGI Global, pp.181-201.