Dr Abdulkader Aljandali

Senior Lecturer in Banking and Finance and Course Leader for BSc (Hons) Business with Finance

Faculty:Faculty of Business and Law

School:Economics, Finance and Law

Location: Chelmsford

Areas of Expertise: Accounting and Finance , Business, management and leadership

Authority in Quantitative Research with published output in Financial Modelling, FX Forecast, Economic Modelling and Multivariate Methods. Current research on FinTech applications and limits in emerging markets. Data Analytics passionate with knowledge of Python, Tenserflow, GitHub, Colab, Google Hub and AWS. Specialist knowledge and expertise in SPSS, SAS and EViews computer packages.

Abdulkader Aljandali

Background

Before joining Anglia Ruskin University, Abdulkader worked as a Senior Lecturer in Finance at Coventry University, preceded by three years at Regents University London as a Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Finance. Abdulkader is the founder of MC Analytics, a startup business that provides consultancy services in the area of Business Forecasting and Financial Modelling. As a recipient of one the Vice Chancellor PhD scholarships offered by London Metropolitan University, Abdulkader successfully graduated with a doctorate in Finance in 2014 with a specialisation on Exchange Rates Combination Forecasting in Emerging Markets. Whilst a PhD scholar at London Met, he assumed the teaching several modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level. He collaborated as visiting professor at HEM and ISCAE in Morocco, Stuttgart University in Germany and Queens University of Canada. 

Spoken Languages

English, Arabic, French, Spanish, German

Research interests

  • FX Volatility
  • Regional Integration
  • Common Currency
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Financial Technology

Areas of research supervision

  • Financial Performance in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • FinTech Regulatory Framework in the GCC Countries

Teaching

  • Business Studies (level 4)
  • Business Analytics (level 5)
  • Financial Management (level 5)
  • Quantitative Methods for Banking and Finance (level 5)
  • Big Data Fundamentals (level 6)

Qualifications

  • PhD in Finance, London Metropolitan University
  • PGCE, London Metropolitan University
  • MA in International Finance, London Metropolitan University
  • BSc Auditing, Finance and Management Control, ENCG Settat
  • Baccalaureate Economics, Lycee Med V

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Member, British Accounting and Finance Association
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • Member, CFA UK Society
  • Candidate/CFA Institute

Selected recent publications

Aljandali, A. (2018) Economic & Financial Modelling with EViews. Springer, Cham: Switzerland “A practical guide of EViews aimed at practitioners and students in business, management, economics, econometrics, and finance.” (ISBN 978-3-319-92985-9) 

Aljandali, A. (2018) Exchange Rate Volatility in Emerging Economies. Management Series: London “This book is a contribution to the knowledge concerning the volatility and forecasting of exchange rates in the emerging markets.” (ISBN: 9781910781791) 

Aljandali, A. (2017) Multivariate Methods & Forecasting with IBM SPSS Statistics. Springer, Cham: Switzerland “This is the second of a two-part guide to quantitative analysis using the IBM SPSS Statistics software package; this volume focuses on multivariate statistical methods and advanced forecasting techniques.” (ISBN 978-3-319-56481-4) 

Aljandali, A. (2016) Quantitative Analysis & IBM SPSS Statistics. Springer, Cham: Switzerland “This guide is for practicing statisticians and data scientists who use IBM SPSS for statistical analysis of big data in business and finance.” (ISBN 978-3-319-45528-0) 

Aljandali, A. & Laaribi, A. (2015) The relationship between the EU and Morocco - in the EU and the Circle of Fire, published by Regent’s University London “This article reviews the relationship between Morocco and the European Union over several decades. The article examines the common vision between the two partners in light of continuing changes in the region, especially in terms of economic integration between the north and the south. A relationship deemed of great importance according to the authors” 

Aljandali, A. (2012) Exchange Rate Volatilities in Africa: the case of the southern African development community, “This paper investigates exchange rates volatility in Africa particularly in the SADC countries”, International Academy of Business Management (ISBN: 0-9765288-7-8)