Mehnaz Roushan Laura Lecturer, Department of Accounting and Information Systems

Short Biography

Mehnaz Roushan Laura is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh. Laura was awarded Commonwealth Shared Scholarship 2015-16 and completed her MSc degree in Finance from the University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom. Previously, she completed her MBA and BBA degree from the Department of Accounting and Information Systems in the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. For her excellent results in MBA and BBA, she was awarded Prime Minister's Gold Medal 2011-2012 by the University Grants Commission, Bangladesh and Agrani Bank Gold Medal 2011 and 2012. Her teaching interests include financial accounting, management accounting, corporate finance, portfolio management and security analysis and auditing. Her research interests lie in the area of capital market, financial reporting, accounting standards and corporate governance.

Academic info

  • Institute: MSc Finance
  • Period: 2015-2016

Establishment   : Department of Accounting and Finance, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Academic Year  : 2015-2016
Merit Position    : Passed MSc. Finance with Overall Merit. Distinction in Coursework: Average 76% (1st semester), Weighted Average 83% (2nd Semester) and Dissertation: 65% (An average of three projects).

  • Institute: MBA in Accounting and Information Systems
  • Period: 2011-2012

Institution               :  University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.
Major                       :  Accounting and Information Systems (AIS):
CGPA                        :  4.00 in a scale of 4.00 ( 1st Position in order of Merit)
Merit Position          :  Highest CGPA of 2011-12 Session in the Faculty of Business Studies, RU.

  • Institute: BBA in Accounting and Information Systems
  • Period: 2007-2008

Institution        :  University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.
Major               :  Accounting and Information Systems:
CGPA               :  3.972 in a scale of 4.000 ( 1st Position in order of Merit)
Merit Position    : Highest CGPA of 2007-08 Session in the Faculty of Business Studies, RU

Experience

  • Organization: Jahangirnagar University
  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Period: 5 October 2017 to Present

Working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, Faculty of Business Studies, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.

  • Organization: Jahangirnagar University
  • Position: Lecturer
  • Period: 29 June, 2014 to 4 October 2017

Working as a Lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, Faculty of Business Studies, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.