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Kwadjo Ansah-Adu

BBA, M.Phil

Senior Lecturer/Head of Banking & Finance Department 

Biography

Kwadjo Ansah-Adu is a Full-Time Faculty member in the School of Business of Valley View University and currently, the Head of Banking and Finance Department. He has over thirteen (13) years of tertiary education teaching and research experience; Starting as a teaching assistant at Valley View University in the year 2006 and later having short teaching stints with University of Ghana Business School and Methodist University as a graduate assistant and Part-time lecturer respectively. Through hard work and commitment, he rose through the ranks to become the Acting Head of Banking & Finance Department in 2013 and Senior lecturer in 2016 at Valley View University. He has also chaired and served on several Committees of the University and also engaged with students and the student leadership at several levels. Kwadjo Ansah-Adu brings a great sense of engagement, passion and excitement to his job. His research interests are in the areas of risk management, banking, investments, and insurance. He has co-authored about 8 peer reviewed publications and taught over 15 courses over the period. His hobbies are public speaking, debating, soccer and coaching. He is married to Grace and has three Children; Ama, Akosua, and Kwabena. He is a Seventh-day Adventist in regular standing and believes in the imminent return of Jesus Christ. His favorite scriptural verse is Micah 6: 8: “He has showed you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” And his favorite quote, authored by himself is: “I dread a broken heart, so I learned to give my heart a break. He hold a BBA in Accounting from Valley View University, an MPhil in Finance from University of Ghana, CIIdip from the Chartered Institute of Insurance (UK) and is a current Ph.D. candidate at the Adventist University of the Philippines.

Teaching - Courses

Quantitative Methods for Business decisions90%
Contemporary issues in banking & finance79%
Statistical Methods82%
Intermediate algebra93%
Finance of International trade99%
Principles of Accounting I81%
Rural &Community Banking Operations in Ghana97%
Investment &Portfolio management81%
Development banking & Investments91%
Financial management and budgeting86%
Church & personal Finance94%
Business finance88%
Business research methods98%
Insurance & risk management93%
Advanced Corporate Finance85%
Strategic Management88%

Research

Research

His research interests are in the areas of insurance, corporate finance, investments and international finance and risk management.

Journal Publications

Journal of Risk Finance, 13 (1), 61-76.

Evaluating the cost efficiency of insurance companies in Ghana.

Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, 6 (18), 17-25.

Credit information sharing depth and coverage and their impact on bank non-performing loans. 

International Journal of Finance and Banking. 4 (3), 69-82.

Evaluating bank profitability in Ghana: A five-step Du-pont model approach. 

Emerging Markets Journal, 5 (2), 29-40.

Evaluating banking profit performance in Ghana during and post profit decline: A five step Du-Pont approach. 

Studies in the Sociology of Science Journal, 4 (1), 9-15.

The provider payment system of the national insurance scheme in Ghana. 

Journal of Finance and Accounting, 3 (5), 164-171

Information sharing regulation and bank industry performance: A pre and post analyses from Ghana. 

International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management, 4 (4), 138-145.

Credit information sharing and its impact on access to credit across income bracket groupings. 

Research in International Business and Finance, 42, 1123-1136.

Bank credit risk and credit information sharing in Africa: Does credit information sharing institutions and context matter?. 

Conference Presentations

Jan. 13, 2015

2nd International Conference, Valley View University

Theme: Global Ethical Dilemma: Issues and Challenges

Topic: An Evaluation of Non-Perfoming Loans in the Ghanaian banking Industry

Contributing Authors: Baah Kusi Aye and Rockson Sai.

Jan. 13, 2015

2nd International Conference, Valley View University

Theme: Global Ethical Dilemma: Issues and Challenges

Topic: Evaluating Bank Profitability in Ghana Using the five Step Du Pont model

Contributing Authors: Baah Kusi Aye and Rockson Sai.

Jan. 13, 2015

2nd International Conference, Valley View University

Theme: Global Ethical Dilemma: Issues and Challenges

Topic: Credit Referencing, Bank Credit risk and Profitability: Evidence from Ghana’s Banking Industry

Contributing Authors: Baah Kusi Aye and Rockson Sai.

                                                                        

May 18-19, 2016

13th Africa Finance Journal Conference, La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra

Topic: Bank credit risk and credit information sharing in Africa: does credit information institutions and context matter?

Contributing authors: Kusi, B. A., Agbloyor, E. K.., & Gyeke-Dako, A

 

    

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Office Location

School of Business Block, Room 7

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Academic Rank

Sir Kwadjo Ansah-Adu is currently a Senior Lecturer at Valley View University

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Mile 19 Off the Adenta-Dodowa Road

    • Telephone +233 307011832

    • Address P.O. Box AF 595 Adentan

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