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Dr Agnieszka Herdan

Agnieszka Herdan PhD, MSc, MA, PGCE, FHEA

Dr Agnieszka Herdan

Agnieszka Herdan
PhD, MSc, MA, PGCE, FHEA

Principal Lecturer in Financial and Management Accounting, Learning Enhancement and Employability

Department of Accounting & Finance

Business School

Agnieszka has obtained her PhD in Accounting and Finance from Cracow University of Economics. She has previously gained an MSc in Accounting, Banking and Finance from Cracow University of Economics. Agnieszka won a number of awards for her Ph.D. including the First Prize of Polish Accounting Association for the Best Doctoral Dissertation of the Year. She also gained recognition form Jagiellonian University receiving the Excellence in publication and research Chancellor Award and Excellence in teaching Chancellor Award.

Agnieszka joined the University of Greenwich in 2005, and she specialises in the areas of Financial Accounting, Financial Reporting and Corporate Governance. She taught as a visiting lecture at Cass Business School, Brest Business School (ESC Bretagne Brest) and Guangxi University of Finance and Economics.

Agnieszka's research focuses on corporate governance, financial reporting and disclosure. She is also an executive coach and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

  • Department Learning Enhancement coordinator for Accounting and Finance Department
  • Employability Leader for Accounting and Finance Department
  • Placement tutor
  • Personal tutor for undergraduate programs
  • Course leader of: Personal and Professional development (BA/BSc, Financial and Management Accounting (MA/MBA), Financial Management (MBA)
  • Co- lecturer of International Financial Reporting (MSc)
  • Pearson faculty adviser for MyAccoutingLab

Agnieszka's main research interests rest in Corporate Governance, examining the impact of mandatory and voluntary discourse on market transparency and efficiency, directors remunerations, and the efficiency of boards.

Her other interests are e-learning and efficiency in accounting education. She also examines issues within employability competencies of accounting and finance students, as well as graduate adaptability on the job market.

Herdan, A., and Antolak, L. (2005) Mergers and Acquisitions – Theory and Practice. Krakow: Academic Publishing.

Herdan, A. (2004) Financial Audit – The Role of Audit in Company Management. Krakow: Academic Publishing.

Herdan, A. (2005) The Assurance Services Provided by Auditors in Auditing – Theory and Practice. Warsaw: Polish Accounting Association.

Herdan, A. (2005) The Conditions of Implementation Internal Audit in Public Sector. Folia Oeconomica Bochniensia, 4.

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