Faculty Member

Prof. Dr. Syed Umar Farooq

Prof. Dr. Syed Umar Farooq

Dean of Research


Degree Name Specialization Institute Year
Post Doctorate Business Administration University of Hull, United Kingdom 2017-2018
Ph.D Business Administration (Finance & Accounting) Preston University, Islamabad, Pakistan 2005-2009
Certified Public Accountancy Public Accountancy Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy, London, United Kingdom 1993-1996
M.Com Commerce University of Peshawar 1985-1987


Job Title Institute Job Description Years
Vice Chancellor Abasyn University Peshawar Vice Chancellor at Abasyn University Peshawar, Pakistan. Major responsibility is to provide leadership to the academic and administrative units of the university including overseeing academic planning, review, curriculum development, supervise the deans of the faculties, evaluating and approving their recommendations for faculty hiring, promotion, and tenure, supervise budget preparation, allocating and reallocating funds and resources, and provide leadership in creating and maintaining academic standards and policies. June, 2017 - Ongoing
Direct Research, Director QEC, Dean Abasyn University Peshawar Director Research, Director QEC and Dean, Faculty of Management Science at Abasyn University, Peshawar Pakistan. Job assigned is to manage the academic proceedings pertaining to the diversified avenues of the Faculty of Management Sciences at Abasyn University. Feb, 2016 - June, 2017
Supervisor Higher Education Commission (HEC) HEC Approved Supervisor in Management Sciences. This assignment primarily focuses on the cultivation of appropriate research skills, to undertake an independent inquiry where education is imparted through highly personalized arrangements supported by the supervisor and the supervisory committee. This goal imposes special responsibility on the PhD student's supervisors who must guide the students towards the productive lines of research and ethical conduct and help build student's professional career. My responsibility in this regard is to supervise MS/PhD students from any HEC recognized University/institution in Pakistan. April, 2011 - Ongoing
Vice Chancellor Kardan University, Kabul Afghanistan The job assigned was to act in the capacity of a custodian of the academic proceedings at the Kardan University. Jan, 2011 - Feb, 2016


Publicaton Type Publication Title
Journal Factors affecting Employee Performance: A Case of Kabul Based Telecom Firms
Journal The Relationship between Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosures: Evidence from USA
Journal Impact of Organizational Structure on Job Satisfaction: A Study of Pakistani Female Academicians in the Business Schools Environment
Journal Study of the Working Environment of Conventional & Islamic Banks in Peshawar, Pakistan
Journal Aggressiveness and Conservatism of Working Capital-A Case Study of Pakistani Manufacturing Sector
Journal The Impact of Tourism on Local Livelihood’ A Case Study of Galliyat, District Abbotabad
Journal The Impact of Farmer's Education on Farm Productivity in District Nowshera, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa
Journal An Analysis of Factors Determining Export Performance of Pakistan Economy During 1979-2008
Journal The Performance of Equity Valuation Models for high and Low Intangible Companies?A Case of United States
Journal An Examination of the International Accounting Standard-36, Assets Impairment on the Valuation Models Used by Analysts Firms in the United Kingdom
Journal A Profile Analysis of the Customers of Islamic banking In Peshawar, Pukhtunkhwa
Journal Comparative Study of English Reading Skills and Socio?Economic Factors of Pakistani Universities Students
Journal Enhancing Productivity and Efficiency with Time Management
Journal The Relationship between Rewards and Employee Motivation in Commercial Banks of Pakistan
Journal An analytical Study of the Potential of Takaful Companies
Journal Karachi Stock Exchange: Testing the Month of the Year Effect
Journal Relative Operating Performance of Merged Firms in Pakistan
Journal The Analysis of Cellular Services and Estimating Fixed to Mobile Price Elasticity- A Case Study of the United Kingdom
Journal Does Merger Deliver Value? A Case of Glaxo Smith Kline Merger
Journal Banking Reforms in Pakistan- Impacts and Implications
Journal A Comparative Analysis of the Factors Determining Motivational Level of Employees working in Commercial Banks in Kohat, Pukhtunkhwa
Journal Strategy for Improving Public Sector Efficiency in Baluchistan
Journal The Role of Public Sector in the Economic Development of Baluchistan
Journal Educational Attainment, Occupational choice & Poverty- A Gender Perspective from Pakistan
Journal Empirical study of Employment Growth Rate in Small & Medium Enterprises
Journal A Comparative Study of the Factors Determining Access to Credit in Conventional Banking and Islamic Banking system
Journal The Analysis of Non-Financial Qualitative Factors for Corporate Value Creation
Journal A Study in Reforming Private Health Sector in Pakistan