Dr Agnieszka Herdan PhD, MA

Associate Professor of Accounting

Key details

Agnieszka Herdan

Dr Agnieszka Herdan

Associate Professor of Accounting


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.

Responsibilities within the university

  • 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)

Recognition

  • PG Certificate in HE
  • Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)
  • Pearson faculty adviser for MyAccoutingLab

Research / Scholarly interests

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.

Recent publications

Article

Russo, Antonella , Warren, Elizabeth, Herdan, Agnieszka, Neri, Lorenzo (2021), Improving written communication using a blended-learning approach and self-regulated learning dimensions. University of Greenwich. In: , , , . University of Greenwich, Compass: The Journal of Learning and Teaching, 14: Herdan (1) ISSN: 2044-0081 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.21100/compass.v14i1.1119).

Warren, Elizabeth , Reilly, Dawn, Herdan, Agnieszka, Lin, Yong (2020), Self-efficacy, performance and the role of blended learning. Emerald. In: , , , . Emerald, Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 13 (1) . pp. 98-111 ISSN: 1758-1184 (Print), 2050-7003 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/JARHE-08-2019-0210).

Herdan, Agnieszka , Grabinski, Konrad, Kreasodomska, Joanna, Kedzior, Marcin (2020), Embedding e-Learning in accounting modules: The educators’ perspective. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Education Sciences, 10: 97 (4) . pp. 5-19 2227-7102 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci10040097).

Reilly, Dawn , Warren, Elizabeth, Herdan, Agnieszka (2019), Getting the blend right: listening to the wide student voice to enhance the online learning experience. In: , , , . , Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership and Change, 5 (1) . pp. 1-8 ISSN: 2055-4990 (Print), (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.21100/jeipc.v5i1.884).

Herdan, Agnieszka and , Stuss, Magdalena (2016), Corporate governance and non-executive disclosures the case study of some FTSE100 companies. Wyższa Szkoła Ekonomiczno-Społeczna w Ostrołęce. In: , , , . Wyższa Szkoła Ekonomiczno-Społeczna w Ostrołęce, Zeszyty Naukowe Wyższej Szkoły Ekonomiczno-Społecznej w Ostrołęce, 4 . pp. 143-156 ISSN: 1897-7391 (Print), (doi: ).

Conference item

Herdan, Agnieszka , Neri, Lorenzo, Russo, Antonella (2019), Would incorporating blended learning in postgraduate accounting module impact on students' performance. In: The 9th International Conference Financial Reporting and Auditing Meeting the information users' needs, 12-13 December 2019, University of Economics, Krakow, Poland , . , (doi: ).

Conference proceedings

Herdan, Agnieszka and , Stuss, Magdalena Maria (2019), Shaping the competencies of graduates of higher education for the needs of the EU labour market - case study of business school students. International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences. In: , , , 7th Teaching & Education Conference. International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences, . pp. 67-87 . ISBN: 9788087927489ISSN: 2570-6551 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.20472/TEC.2019.007.006) NB Item availability restricted.

Stuss, Magdalena and , Herdan, Agnieszka (2018), External employer branding tools used for attracting graduates by energy companies listed at Warsaw stock exchange. International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences. In: IISES 8th Economics & Finance Conference, 29 - 31 May 2017, London In: Klara Cermakova, Simin Mozayeni, Eduard Hromada (eds.), Proceedings of the 8th Economics & Finance Conference, London. International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic . pp. 200-213 . ISBN: 9788087927380ISSN: 2336-6044 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.20472/EFC.2017.008.013).

Herdan, Agnieszka , Neri, Lorenzo, Russo, Antonella (2017), The perception of blended learning in accounting module by MBA students. Fundacja Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego w Krakowie. In: , , In: Konrad Grabiński, Marcin Kędzior (eds.), Sprawozdawzosc i Rewizja Finansowa. Wyzwania i Szanse Nauki i Dydaktyri Rachunkowosci. Fundacja Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego w Krakowie, Kraków , 2 . pp. 29-39 . ISBN: 9788365173980 (doi: https://docplayer.pl/61000456-Sprawozdawczosc-i-rewizja-finansowa-wyzwania-i-szanse-nauki-i-dydaktyki-rachunkowosci-redakcja-naukowa-konrad-grabinski-marcin-kedzior.html).

Russo, Antonella , Neri, Lorenzo, Herdan, Agnieszka (2015), Empirical evidence on internal control disclosure in Italy Stock Exchange and Polish Stock Exchange. Katedra Rachunkowości Finansowej Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego. In: , , In: Konrad Grabiński, Marcin Kędzior (eds.), Współczesne uwarunkowania sprawozdawczości i rewizji fi nansowej. Katedra Rachunkowości Finansowej Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego, Kraków . pp. 379-388 . ISBN: 9788365173249 (doi: https://docplayer.pl/61000456-Sprawozdawczosc-i-rewizja-finansowa-wyzwania-i-szanse-nauki-i-dydaktyki-rachunkowosci-redakcja-naukowa-konrad-grabinski-marcin-kedzior.html).

Herdan, Agnieszka , Neri, Lorenzo, Russo, Antonella (2015), The effectiveness and consistency of disclosures in the notes to financial statements: An analysis of the standards setters efforts. Katedra Rachunkowości Finansowej Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego. In: , , , Współczesne uwarunkowania sprawozdawczości i rewizji finansowej. Katedra Rachunkowości Finansowej Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego, Kraków, Poland . pp. 186-194 . ISBN: 9788365173256 (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.

Working paper

Herdan, Agnieszka , Neri, Lorenzo, Russo, Antonella (2017), The role of the audit firm governance in enhancing audit market stability. working paper. In: , , , . working paper, (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.