On Monday, December 12th, 2022, a five-member team led by Professor Teeroven Soobarogen from the University of Essex Business School, United Kingdom, visited the University of Ghana Business School. The team was composed of academics from the United Kingdom and the United States of America and their objective for coming was to discuss possible research collaborations with the University of Ghana Business School. Their discussion also dwelled on the next meeting of the African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA).
The Department of Accounting at the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) organised a series of PhD seminars and workshops for students from August 15th to August 19th, 2022, at the UGBS Graduate School. The Seminar had three visiting professors namely Professor Hans Christensen, Prof. Thomas Rauter and Prof. Alex Dontoh as facilitators.
On Wednesday, 3rd August 2022, some (2019) alumni of the Accounting Students Association (ASA) of the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) paid a courtesy call on the Dean of the School, Professor Justice N. Bawole, to present laptops in support of the one-student-one-laptop initiative of the Business School.
Professor Mohammed Amidu of the Department of Accounting, University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), together with 224 members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICAG) was conferred with a fellowship at an event that took place at La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, on Friday, 28th January 2022. The maiden Fellowship Conferment Ceremony was to duly recognise some members of the revered Accounting body as fellows for their dedication, discipline and industry-wide contribution to accounting in both Ghana and globally.
The Accounting Department of the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) recently appointed and welcomed Professor William Coffie as their new Head of Department. His appointment took effect from the 1st of August 2021.
The Accounting Student’s Association (ASA), of the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), held the 9th edition of its annual week celebration from Monday, 5th July to Friday, 9th July 2021. The week's celebration was themed “The Professional Evolution of Accounting: 21st Century Skill Sets Required of an Accountant in The Face of a Global Pandemic.”
Professor Mohammed Amidu of the Department of Accounting at the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) recently won an award from AXA Research Fund. The fund, which is aimed at awarding 10 new projects, comes with a commitment of EUR 250 million for the projects. This fund is to support scientific research around the world, since its inception in 2008, it has provided EUR 13 million specifically dedicated to infectious disease and pandemic research. Prof. Amidu was selected among 513 applications from top-tier universities in 57 countries by a scientific board.
The Department of Accounting at the University of Ghana Business School, UGBS, took its turn to host the Covid, Business and Society Seminar (COBUSS) on June 11, 2020 via Zoom. The seminar looked at issues arising from the global pandemic, with a particular focus on accounting and the global impact and response. The speakers were Dr Samuel N.Y. Simpson, a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Accounting, Dr George Baah, a Professor in Accounting and Finance, Quinnipiac University School of Business, USA, and Mr.
As part of the Accounting Students Association (ASA) Week celebrations, a quiz competition was held for Accounting Students ‘Associations of three universities: University of Professional Studies- Accra (UPSA), the Accra Technical University (ATU) and the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS). The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) partnered with the Associations and had some officials present at the competition. The quiz which took place at the R. S. Amegashie Auditorium on the 10th of March 2020, was to test the students’ knowledge on taxation.
The Department of Accounting of the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), in collaboration with the Accounting Students Association (ASA), held a mentorship session for its students. The programme, which took place on the 9th of March 2020 at the R.S Amegashie Auditorium, was the first of activities planned as part of the ASA week celebrations.