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4 Academic Position Professor (Finance) 
5 Qualification and Granting Institution
  • PhD (Ekonomi Islam), UKM (2005)
  • MBA, Morehead State Univ (1987)
  • B. SC. (Finance), USA (1985)
  • Diploma in Investment Analysis, ITM
6 Current Academic Responsibilities

PhD Supervision

 

 

 

 

2008

1

Zatul Karamah  bt.Ahmad Baharul Ulum

Value-At-Risk Modelling And Analysis For Malaysia Stock Exchange Based on Monte Carlo Simulation

 

2008

2

Jaafar bin Pyeman

Dynamic Reaction of Specific Indices and Macroeconomic Fundamentals.

 

2008

3

Mohd Fahmi bin Abd Rahim

Modelling International Price Relationships and Interdependencies of Stock Index with Stock Index Futures between Emerging Markets and Developed Markets.

 

2009

4

Wan Mohd Nazri bin Wan Daud

 

Diversification, Leverage and Performance

2009

5

Mohd Norfian bin Alfiah

The Roles of Accrual Base and Cash Flow Base Ratios in Predicting Financial Distress Companies.

 

2009

6

Mahathir bin Mahali

Internet Banking Adoption in Malaysia: Models and Instruments.

 

2009

7

Abd Razak bin Mahmud

An Eclectic Paradigm (OLI) Analysis Of The Determinant Factors Of Malaysian FDI Outflow

 

2009

8

Husniyati bt Mohd Ali

Islamic Financing Schemes For SMEs In Malaysia:   A Study On The Usage And Effectiveness.

 

2010

9

Yassir Ahmed

Islamic Banking performace and the Business Strategies.

 

2010

10

Muhamad Sukor Jaafar

Predictive power using Neuro Model on Technical Analysis of the Malaysia Stock Market

 

2010

11

Azman Mohd Isa

Modelling the Foreign Direct Investment Outflows for SMEs towards  MNCs

 

2010

12

Wan Noria Wan Nasir

Risk Management in Construction Project Networks: A Comparative Study in Lump-sum Project Networks and Reimbursable Project Networks in Technip Malaysia

 

2010

13

Azah Abdul Kadir

The Impact of Organization Culture to the Construction Project Performance:  A Case Study of Malaysia Construction Company.

 

2010

14

Yusuf Muhamad Esmati

Algomorithm of International Trade : A Case of Afghanistan

 

2010

15

Roziah Jais

Improving Effeciency in Stock Markets from an Islamic Perspective: Analysis on Operational Efficiency of Bursa Malaysia

2011

16

Ibrahim Al Sedrah

 

Behavioral Factors of Individual Investors in Malaysia

2011

17

Hasni Bt  Abdullah

Investigating the Factors Influencing the Firms’ Decision to Issue Hybrid Securities: A Case of Convertible Debt

 

2011

18

Mohd Nizam

TheDeterminants of Islamic Hybrid Security Issuance Decision in Malaysia

2011

19

Abdul Aziz Karia

 

Integrating Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS) Prediction Modelling of CPO

 

2011

20

Mohd Idham

Major Point Sources of Air Pollution in Malaysia: An Empirical in Malaysia

 

2011

21

Taufik Abd Hakim

Modelling the Impact of  Tax structure on Economic indicators

 

2011

22

Wan Khamaruddin Wan Musa

 

Product Innovation on Environmental Management System for Organizational Eco Efficiency in Malaysia Polypropylene Firms

 

2011

23

Norzaidah

Bank Efficiency and Economic Liberalization

 

Teaching Load

Jan-Apr 2011

Financial  Mangement

MBA

4

28

Economy Analysis

EMBA

4

22

Ph.D Supervision

PhD

8

8

Project Paper

FIN

2

6

Research Method

ISB

4

24

 

 

 

 

Sept-Jan 2012

Financial  Mangement

MBA

4

28

Economy Analysis

EMBA

4

15

Ph.D Supervision

PhD

8

8

Project Paper

FIN

2

6

 

 

 

 

7 Research Interest and Projects (current) Research interest and field of expertise
  • Financial economics, Finance and Islamic Banking

Research Records

  • Giant Supermarket: Impact Study on Segamat Establishment. Ismail bin Ahmad and Mohd Hassan Mohd Osman.  Giant Hypermarket Research Grant. April 2005
  • Fund Managers’ Ability In Making Investment Decision: Comparative Study Between Malaysia And USA.  Ismail Ahmad, Zulkifli Mohamed and Mohamed Syukur.  IRDC Research Grant, May 2006
  • The Effectiveness Of Micro Credit Financing To The Small And Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs):A Case Study On Islamic Banking Guarantee Scheme Of Credit Guarantee Corporation (CGC).  Ismail Ahmad, Husniyati Ali and Mohd Rahimi.  INCEIF Bank Negara , August 2008
  • Financial Ratios And Early Signal Of Financial Distress Corporation.  Ismail Ahmad, Norashikin Ismail and Omar Samad. INCEIF Bank Negara,  December 2008
  • Islamic Financing Scheme for SME in Malaysia: A Case Study on Usage and Effectiveness of the Scheme Ismail Ahmad, Husniyati Ali and Jaafar Pyeman :Dana Kecemerlangan  (UiTM), November 2009.
  • Modelling Islamic Micro Financing: An Extention of Islamic Micro Debt Financing in Malaysia: FRGS, Husniyati Ali (UiTM) and Ismail Ahmad. October, 2010.
  • Modelling Equity ABsed Financing in the Islamic Financial Design. Muhamad Rahimi Osman, Husniyati Ali and Ismail Ahmad. ERGS (UiTM), 2011.
  • Environmental Management System Innovation at Malaysia Polypropylene Firms. Wan Khamaruddin Wan Musa, Sariwati mohd Shariff and Ismail Ahmad. FRGS (UiTM), 2011.
  • Planned Behavior on Credit Card Consumption.  Roshidah Musa and Ismail Ahmad. FRGS (UiTM), 2011.
8 Major Recent Publications 2011-2010 Journal Publications
  • Fahmi Abdul Rahim Ismail Ahhmad Noryati Ahmad Noor Shuhailie M.Mohamed Noor. Volatility Behaviour of Stock Index and Stock Index futures in the developed and Emerging Markets. International Journals of Emerging Markets. 2011.
  • Norhana Salamudin Ismail Ahmad and  Norfian.  Prediction of financial distress companies in the mixed sector in Malaysia: A revisit using PN4 data.  Business and Management Quarterly Review.  2011.
  • Norhana Salamudin Ismail Ahmad and  Norfian.  Prediction of financial distress companies in the development sector in Malaysia: A revisit using PN4 data.  Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship.  2011.
  • Norhana Salamudin Ismail Ahmad and  Norfian. Prediction of financial distress companies in the manufacturing sector in Malaysia: A revisit using PN4 data.  Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting.  
  • Ismail Ahmad, Ibrahim and Husniyati.  Management and Administration of Waqf Institution in Malaysia: An Appraisal.  International Journal of Zakat Vol 2 no 1.
  • Ismail Ahmad and Husniyati.  Roles of Islamic Bank: Profit Driven Organizations or Social Welfare Institutions?  Economic Bulletin Vol. 11. Dec 2010.
  • Fahmi Abdul Rahim, Noryati Ahmad and Ismail Ahmad.  The International Price and Volatility Relationships Between Emerging Stock Index and Stock Index Futures Markets. Journal of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade.  
  • Zatul Karamah and Ismail Ahmad.  An analysis of Risk Models for Malaysia’s Non-Financial Sectors: Borneo Journal of Business and Economics. 2010
  • Zatul Karamah and Ismail Ahmad.  The effects of Risk Modelling Using Value-at Risk (VaR) Models: An empirical Study in Malaysia Market. Nova Publishers Ltd.  2010

2009-2008 Journal Publications

  • Ismail Ahmad, Wan Mohd Nazri Daud, Norhana Salamudin (2009). Corporate Diversification and Performance. International Business Education Journal.
  • Ismail Ahmad, and Fahmi bin Abdul Rahim (2009).  International Price Relationships and Volatility Transmissions between Stock Index and Stock Index Futures.
  • Ismail Ahmad, Fahmi Abdul Rahim, Jaafar Pyeman and Hasmaddy Harris (2009) The Effects Of The Introduction Syariah Index To The Bursa Malaysia Stock Index And Bursa Malaysia Stock Index Futures. Journal of Muamalat and Islamic Finance Research.
  • Fahmi Abdul Rahim, Noryati Ahmad and Ismail Ahmad,(2008).  Information Transmission Between The Islamic Stock Indexes In South East Asia. International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, Emerald Group Publishing, UK.
  • Jaafar Pyeman, Ismail Ahmad, Abdul Razak Bin Abdul Hadi and Fazdilah Binti Mat (2008).  The Effect Of Currency Risk On Manufacturing Industries Performances In Malaysia.  Economic  Bulletin.
  • Ismail Ahmad, Fahmi Abdul Rahim and Jaafar Pyeman (2008).  International Price Relationships And Volatility Transmissions Between Stock Index And Stock Index Futures In Malaysia, Hong Kong And Japan.  International Journal of Business.
  • Jaafar Pyeman, Ismail Ahmad, Abdul Razak Abdul Hadi and Shazuin Binti Sa'adan (2008).  The Effect Of Oil Price Changes On Productivity Level In Manufacturing Sector In Malaysia. Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship.
  • Jaafar Pyeman and Ismail Ahmad (2008) Dynamic Relationship Between Sector-Specific Indices And Macroeconomic Fundamentals.   Journal of Malaysian Accounting Review.
  • Ismail Ahmad, Jaafar Pyeman and Siti Mariam Abd Aziz (2008).  An Exploratory Study Of Muslim Society’s Knowledge About Wassiyyah. Journal of Muamalat and Islamic Finance Research
  • Syed Shah Alam, Ismail Ahmad, Zaini Abdullah, and Hishamuddin Bin Ismail (2008). An Empirical study of Barriers of Business to Business E-Commerce Adoption in Melaka State based SMEs in Malaysia.  Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship.
  • 2007-2006  Journal Publications
  • Jaafar Pyeman and Ismail Ahmad. Long-run Cointegration between Sector-Specific Indices And Macroeconomic Fundamentals.  Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship.2007.
  • Zaini Abdullah, Ismail Ahmad, Syed Shah Alam. A preliminary study of Web Site usage by SMEs in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. Journal of International Business Discipline, USA. 2007.
  • Ismail Ahmad and Abd Ghafar Ismail . Does the Islamic Financial System Design Matter? An empirical Investigation. Emerald Literati Network, 2007 Outstanding paper award”- Humanomics, Volume 22, Issue 1, 2006.
9 Involvement in Professional Organizations
  • Malaysia Consumer and Family Economics Association,  2007, MACFEA, UPM Malaysia
  • Malaysian Finance Association, 2006, MFA, Malaysia
  • Islamic Banking and Finance Research Group, 2004,UKM, Malaysia
  • Associate Fellow Malaysia Institute of Transport 2009, UiTM, Malaysia
  • Associate Fellow Institute Kajian Zakat 2009, UiTM, Malaysia
10 Participation in continuing ........ education and community service  Advisory and Expert Appointments
  • Reviewer  of MFA proceedings
    Reviewer of Journal International Business and Entrepreneurship
  • External  Examiner for PhD Candidate from University Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  • External Examiner for PhD Candidate from University Utara Malaysia (UUM)
  • External Examiner for PhD Proposal Defense for candidates from University Malaya (UM)
  • External  Examiner for PhD Candidate from University Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • External  Examiner for Master of Science student from University Putra Malaysia(UPM)
  • External Assessor for University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Professorship exercise
  • External Assessor for University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Associate  Professorship exercise
  • Panel examiner for DBA  Programme Universiti Teknologi  Malaysia (UTM)
  • Panel for Curriculum development for MBA in Islamic Banking UiTM and  UEL,University of East London.
  • Developed PhD Mixed-Mode Programme for Graduate Business School UiTM.
  • Visiting Professor to University of Sistan and Baluchistan, USB, Zahidan Iran.
11 Area of Interest

Reading, Gardening and Cooking