Mr. Nizam Feroze

Mr. Nizam Feroze

Lecturer

Faculty Of UCP Business School

Nizam Feroze joined UCP Business School as a Lecturer in Finance in March 2014. Prior to this, he completed his BSC honors at Middlesex University, London and MSc Investment Analysis from Aston University Birmingham UK. Prior to an academic career he worked in financial Sector for 2.5 years (Santander Asset Management, and Platt’s Trading Ltd, UK) as a research Analyst in Forex and Commodities and equities department.

  • Corporate Finance
  • Business Finance
  • Financial Management
  • Trading & Exchange
  • Derivatives & Risk Management
  • Macroeconomics
  • International Finance

WORK EXPERIENCE

Lecturer Finance UCP Business School
University of Central Punjab Lahore
Feb 2014 – till present
Responsibilities and Skills Gained:
1-Delivered high standards of teaching and learning.
2- Assisted with development of new graduate finance program curriculum.
3-Taught four undergraduate and MBA finance courses each semester.
4-Monitored assessment procedures and metrics to uphold quality of education as reflected in syllabi,     curriculum and examination templates.
5-Delivered lectures and classroom discussions; initiated hands-on, time-based workshops and seminars to determine and develop the ability of students in coping with difficult situations and non-conducive environments.
Subjects Taught
1-Financial Management
2-Corporate Finance
3-International Finance
4-Trading and Exchange
5-Issues in Pakistan economy
6-Derivativesand Risk Management
7-International Financial Management
8-Macroeconomics
9-Business Finance
Harvest Tops worth International. Financial Analyst  Research Wing
March 2013 – Feb 2014
Responsibilities and Skills Gained:

  • Responsible for researching and analysing collectives and making written and verbal Recommendations to traders.
  • Carry out a rigorous process of qualitative assessment of Currencies, stocks and commodities.
  • Communicate ideas and knowledge to the rest of the traders.
  • Training new traders.
  • Communicating and coordinating with the team to ensure deals are updated accurately and in a timely manner, and to convey issues and solutions.
  • Keeping up to date and report on market developments.
  • Communicating with clients to understand and document the business objectives.
  • Formulating analysis plans and acquiring client sign-off.
  • Maintaining regular communication with clients by telephone, email and in person, including updating summaries of research.
  • Collect and maintain information (data and reports) in a well-organized manner to support
  • Analyses and for further dissemination.
  • Follow on a regular basis the socioeconomic developments in the country and in the region.

Santander Asset Management. UK. Investment Analyst
March 2011 – October  2011

Responsibilities and Skills Gained:

  • Preparing, explaining and reporting actual financial performance.
  • Preparing financial forecast analysis and plans for future periods.
  • Finance controlling, cash Flow forecast and consolidations of the data.
  • Keeping up to date and report on market developments.
  • Producing summaries of research for investment managers.
  • Ensuring that they meet the numerous compliance regulations.
  • Maintaining regular communication with clients by telephone, email and in person, including updating fund managers/hedge funds on investment ideas and summaries of research.
  • Making presentations and recommendations as to which funds should be included in fund managers’ portfolios.
  • To participate in the analysis of quantitative and qualitative information related to investment proposals.

Middlesex University, London, UK. Lecturer Assistant
October 2009 – January 2011
Responsibilities and Skills Gained:

  • Prepared learning resources for tutorial exercises.
  • Conducted Research, Seminars and case studies.
  • Supervised Students Projects.
  • Developed course curriculum for reference and compliance by the finance department.
  • Delivered lectures and classroom discussions.
  • Identified areas where current provision is in need of revision or improvement.
  • Prepared teaching manual.
  • Assess and marked their work and provided feedback to students.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

 

Research Interest

His current research interests are exchange rate movements and their impact on South East Asian Economies and prices of derivative contracts can be utilized in order to improve forecasts of financial return volatility.

AREAS OF INTEREST

Knowledge of International finance, Investment and portfolio management, Corporate finance, Risk management, Business finance, Financial management, Security Analysis, Fixed Income, Derivatives.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

  • Aston University, Birmingham, UK
    October 2011 – March 2013
    MSc Investment Analysis – Grades obtained 2:1
    Subjects studied:
    Valuation of Investments, Quantitative Methods for Finance, Trading Techniques, Security Analysis, Investment Management, Business Finance and International Finance 
  • University of Middlesex, London, UK
    Sep 2006- July2009
    BSc (Hons) Money Banking & Finance – Grade obtained 2:1
    Subjects studied included Macroeconomics, Statistics, Economics of Firm, Econometrics & Computing Studies, Money & Banking, Business Finance, International Finance and Effective Management Leadership 
  • Forman Christian College, Lahore, Pakistan
    2002 – 2004
    Intermediate in Computer Science (equivalent to Advance Level Examinations) – First Class Degree
    Subjects studied Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science

INTERESTS AND HOBBIES

  • Reading business-related books and Financial Times to enhance my understanding in business field as well as keep myself up-to-date with the current events of the world.

042-35880007 ext-554
N.feroze@ucp.edu.pk
Faculty Of UCP Business School, University of Central Punjab