Lecturer in Accounting
Business - Accountancy And Economics
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Since 2020, Dr Otman Elafi has been a full-time lecturer in management and financial accounting at School of Business, Accountancy and Economics Department, Waterford Institute of Technology. Also, from 2016 to 2020, he was a full-time assistant professor in management and financial accounting at University College Dublin. He was wholly responsible for delivering and assessing relevant modules on the Engineering Management and Engineering with Business programmes that are led by the UCD School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering. Since joining UCD, he has also been spending one semester per annum at UCD’s overseas campus in Beijing at the Beijing-Dublin International College (BDIC), where he is similarly responsible for management accounting and financial accounting modules.
Otman's primary research interests include information technology and management accounting innovation, ABC and ABM implementation, product innovation and industry 4.0 technologies and the adoption of ABC. Otman awarded his PhD from Business School, Dublin City University, under the supervision of Dr Martin Quinn. Otman's PhD examines the ABC and ABM adoption in medium/large Irish firms – information technology and economic conditions as contingent variables. During his academic career, Otman has presented at several national and international conferences and doctoral seminars.
UCD The Laboratory for Advanced Manufacturing Simulation (LAMS) https://www.ucd.ie/lams/
PhD candidate registered at UCD School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, University College Dublin: Ghaida Softah, analysis of product innovation capabilities in Saudi Arabian manufacturing SMEs sector (jointly supervised with Dr Vincent Hargaden, University College Dublin)
Otman has lectured at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His main subject areas include management accounting, financial accounting and financial management. Currently, Otman lectures Management Accounting I & II, Financial Management, Global Financial IS Security and Engineering Cost Analysis. The following list is his teaching experiences:
2018 – 2020 Professional Certificate in University Teaching and Learning, UCD
2018 – 2019 Prof Diploma for Entrepreneurial Educators, Innovation Academy, UCD
2011 – 2017 PhD in Management Accounting, Business School, DCU
2006 – 2007 Master of Accounting and Finance (MSc), DIT
2005 – 2006 Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting, DIT
2003 – 2004 Master of Computer Science (MSc), NUI Maynooth
2002 – 2003 Higher Diploma in Information Technology, NUI Maynooth
1990 – 1994 Honours Degree in Accounting (BA. Accounting), University of Tripoli, Tripoli
2020 – Present Lecturer in management and financial accounting, WIT, Ireland
2016 – 2020 Assistant professor in management and financial accounting, UCD, Ireland
2016 – 2020 Assistant professor in management and financial accounting, BJUT, China
2007 – 2010 Full time lecturer in accounting, Elmergib University, Libya
McAdam, U., and Elafi, O., (2019) “Implementing New Information Systems: A Case Study in the Irish Construction Industry”, AIP Publishing, American Institute of Physics; dio: 10.1063 Published Online: 19 August 2019.
Elafi, O., (2019) “Building a Stronger ISO 14001 – Establishing an Effective Environmental Management System (EMS) Standard”, AIP Publishing, American Institute of Physics; dio: 10.1063 Published Online: 19 August 2019.
Quinn, M., Elafi, O., and Mulgrew, M., (2017) “Reasons for not changing to activity-based costing: a survey of Irish firms”, PSU Research Review, Vol. 1 Issue: 1, pp. 63-70, doi: 10.1108/ PRR-12-2016-0017.
Softah, G., Elafi, O., Hargaden, V., (2020) “Analysis of Product Innovation Capabilities in Saudi Arabian Manufacturing SMEs Sector”. 27th IPDMC: Innovation and Product Development Management Conference. Annual Conference, Online, June (7) 8-9, 2020.
Elafi, O., (2019) “Building a Stronger ISO 14001 – Establishing an Effective Environmental Management System (EMS) Standard”. International Conference on Key Enabling Technologies, 24-25 April 2019, Istanbul, Turkey.
McAdam, U., and Elafi, O., (2019) “Implementing New Information Systems: A Case Study in the Irish Construction Industry”, International Conference on Key Enabling Technologies, 24-25 April 2019, Istanbul, Turke.
Elafi, O., Quinn, M., (2015) “ABC adoption in medium/large Irish firms – the effects of information technology”, 28th Annual Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference, 13-15 May 2015, NUG, Galway, Ireland.
Elafi, O., Quinn, M., (2014) “ABC and ABM adoption in medium/large Irish firms – the effects of information technology and economic conditions”, Management Accounting Research Group Annual Conference, 20-21 November 2014, Birmingham, UK.
Elafi O. (2020) "My Online Teaching Experience with COVID 19", CTEL Community of Practice, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland, Online 17 June 2020.
European Accounting Association (2020), “Challenges and Opportunities for On-Line Accounting Education” EAA online education workshop 19 June, Brussels.