Department Chair, Accounting & Finance
PhD (Ain-Shams); CPA; CMA
5-241D, City Centre Campus10700 - 104 AvenueEdmonton, AB780-633-3686
Sherif has more than three decades of experience in both the academic and professional fields. He was chairman of accounting departments at different universities in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. He also worked as a visiting professor at a University in Germany.
Besides his academic career, Sherif is a partner of a managerial and financial consulting firm which is working in the Middle East (Egypt and the Gulf Countries). He also worked as a trainer delivering workshops in the field of accounting and finance at different universities and training institutes. He has published several books in the field of accounting; he has also published 11 research papers in peer-reviewed journals. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Egypt and associate member of Montana Society of Certified Public Accountants in USA.
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Elbarrad, S. (2016, June). Classifying companies by M-score and F-score: Do financial ratios and indices differ?: A sectorial analysis of the Saudi Arabian stock market. Paper presented at Administrative Science Association of Canada. Edmonton.
Elbarrad, S., & Saccucci. F. (2016, July). The effectiveness of using educational tools to enhance undergraduate students' learning experience to cost accounting principles: An applied study. Presented at International Conference on New Horizons in Education. Vienna.
Elbarrad, S. & Hossain, M. (2015, March). A suggested model to evaluate accounting software for small business. Presented at Decision Science Institute, Southwestern Region, Houston, Texas.
Elbarrad, S. (2014). Corporate governance disclosure in annual financial reports and company performance: Evidence from Saudi Arabia. International Business Research, 7(11) 51-72.
Ilter, C., & Elbarrad, S. (2013). Murabaha: An Islamic financing mode and the challenges vis-à-vis international accounting standards. Journal of Islamic Business and Management, 3(1), 91-102.
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