Mr. Muhammad Usman Yousaf

Mr. Muhammad Usman Yousaf

Assistant Professor

Faculty Of UCP Business School

Muhammad Usman Yusuf is working as assistant professor finance at UCP Business School. He is doing his PhD in Finance from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Lahore campus and currently working on his thesis. He completed his Master of Science in Finance from CIIT Lahore in 2010 and Master of Business Economics degree from University of Punjab with specialization in Economics and Finance in 1999. He has 13 years of teaching experience in various universities at both undergraduate and graduate level. He also has three years of professional experience in Irfan Textiles (Pvt.) Ltd. as assistant manager PPIC.

  • Business Finance
  • Financial Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Financial Strategy
  • Theory of Corporate Finance
  • Investment Analysis
  • Advanced Portfolio Management
  • Financial Markets & Institutions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Micro and Macroeconomics

Education

Ph. D. in Finance (Thesis in progress)

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Lahore CGPA 3.47/4

MS (Finance Specialization) 2010

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Lahore CGPA 3.72/4

Master of Business Economics (MBEcon.)

Finance Major (CGPA 3.85/4) – Session (1997-1999) University of the Punjab

Bachelor of Arts (Eco. Psy.)

Session (1993-1996). University of the Punjab

Computer Application

MS (Office), SPSS, Minitab, Frontier 4.1, Post, E-Views, JAVA programming

Research

PhD Thesis
Writing PhD thesis on Mergers and Acquisition
MS Thesis Title
The Impact of Mergers on Efficiency of Financial Institutions in Pakistan”
Research Papers
Afza, T., & Yusuf, M. U. (2012). The Impact of Mergers on Efficiency of Banks in Pakistan. Elixir Financial Management (48), 9158-9163.
Naqvi, I. H., Bilal, K., Yusuf, M. U., & Simm, D. (2012). Religious Perspective in Knowledge Management Rationalizes Business. World Applied Sciences Journal, 19 (2), 223-228.
Ahmed. W., & Yusuf, M. U.(2013) Capital Asset Pricing Model in Conditional & Unconditional Framework: Empirical Evidence from Emerging Economy of Pakistan. Elixir Fin. Mgmt. 58A (2013) 14958-14981
Afza, T., &Yusuf, M. U. (2013). The Impact of Mergers on Efficiency of Mutual Funds in Pakistan.Caspian Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 2(10), pp. 69-76, 2013
Bashir, H.& Yusuf, M. U. The Impact of Derivative Usage on Value of the Firm: An Evidence from Pakistan. Accepted for publication in Journal of Management Research.
Motives and Consequences of Mergers: Evidence from Emerging Economy of India. (Under review for publication in Caspian Journal of Applied Sciences Research)
MS Thesis Supervised
“Capital Asset Pricing Model in Conditional & Unconditional Framework: Empirical Evidence from Emerging Economy of Pakistan.”
“Determinants of Price-Earnings Ratio: Evidence from Financial Sector of Pakistan”
Impact of Derivative usage on Valuation of the Firm: An Evidence from Non-Financial Firms of Pakistan.
MBA Projects Supervised
Supervised more than 30 MBA Projects at University of Management and Technology Lahore & University of Central Punjab Lahore.
External Examiner
Evaluated 10 MS Dissertations as an external examiner for GC University Lahore, University of Lahore and NUML Lahore.

Job Experience

Teaching and Working, currently, at UCP Business School, University of Central Punjab Lahore as an Assistant Professor (Finance) since June 2011. Teaching different finance courses to BBA, MBA and MS students.Also worked as Head of Department (Finance) from February, 2012 to December, 2013.
Worked at the University of Management and Technology (UMT) Lahore, a project of ILM Trust, from January 2004 to June 2011as Lecturer. (Taught courses of Economics and Finance at Masters and bachelor level)
Launched Various Bachelor & Masters Degree Programs at UMT Like M. Com.
Taught courses of Financial Management Advanced financial management, Investment Analysis to M.B.Econ. Students   at Economics Department, University of Punjab Lahore as visiting faculty member from April 2003 to Dec. 2007
Taught courses of Investment and Portfolio Management, Quantitative Methods for Business, Bank Management at PCIT Gujranwala to MBA (Professional) students as a visiting faculty member
Taught course of Statistics and Mathematics for Business to MBA students at IBA, University of the Punjab Lahore.
Practical Experience
Worked in Irfan Textiles (Pvt.) Ltd. as Assistant Manager Planning from June 2001 to June 2003.

Projects

A research report on Financial Statement Analysis of Sitara Chemicals (Pvt.) Ltd.Faisalabad
A research report on Analysis of Investment Opportunities offered by Deutsche Bank AG Lahore
A study on level of satisfaction of Punjab University Students
A research report on Selection Procedure of Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore
A research report on Marketing Strategies adopted by Honda Atlas (pvt.) Ltd.
A research project on Problems faced by management and employees in the implementation of ISO 9000
Data Envelopment Analysis of various educational Institutions in Lahore
A research report on Financial Analysis of Oil and Gas Development Corporation (OGDC)

Academic Achievements

Stood first in MS (Finance) at CIIT Lahore
Stood first among MS (Finance), PhD (Finance) students of all CIIT campuses in two courses taught by UK professors at CIIT Islamabad campus

Extracurricular Activities

Host, Participant & organizer of many Debates & Tours held at University of Management & Technology Lahore.

04235880007 Ext. 243
u.yusuf@ucp.edu.pk
Faculty Of UCP Business School, University of Central Punjab