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Dr Marcus Rodrigs

Lecturer

Newcastle Business School (Accounting and Finance)

Career Summary

Biography

Often described as a "academic-practitioner", Marc has the passion to help demystify accounting and financial concepts in a lucid, practical and meaningful manner and leaves a 'mark' of his own on his audiences. Marc has facilitated many courses in accounting, finance, corporate governance and risk management. He has over 18 years work experience (academic as well as in consulting). He has taught courses for Bachelor degrees, Master degrees, as well as professional courses. During his consulting work as a risk management consultant in one of the Big 4 public accounting firms, his industry clients included banking and investment, software development, academia, power generation, electronics, government, research, retail and not-for-profit organizations. After his move from consulting to academia, his passion for accounting has earned him recognition among his students and colleagues.

Research Expertise
- Corporate governance - Accounting and Education - Risk management


Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Madurai Kamaraj University - India
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Madurai Kamaraj University - India
  • Master of Commerce, Madurai Kamaraj University - India
  • Master of Philosophy, Madurai Kamaraj University - India

Keywords

  • Accounting
  • Corporate Governance
  • Finance
  • Risk Management

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
130399 Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified 50
150199 Accounting, Auditing and Accountability not elsewhere classified 50

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/01/2015 - 18/12/2015 Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/10/2014 - 30/06/2015 DBA Supervisor University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
22/09/2014 - 6/10/2014 Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
25/08/2014 - 31/01/2015 Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/08/2014 - 12/12/2014 Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
19/05/2014 - 5/09/2014 Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/01/2014 -  Lecturer University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
27/05/2013 - 6/09/2013 Web Learn Tutor Newastle Business S University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
13/02/2013 - 14/05/2013 Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
3/09/2012 - 14/12/2012 Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/08/2012 - 30/08/2012 Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/11/2011 - 16/12/2011 Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/11/2011 - 30/11/2011 Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
31/08/2009 - 11/12/2009 Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
22/06/2009 - 25/11/2009 Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
19/05/2008 - 24/11/2008 Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Newcastle Law School
Australia

Awards

Recipient

Year Award
2012 NSW CPA President's Award for Excellence (Achievements in Academia)
CPA Australia
2012 Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence and Learning Support
University of Newcastle
2011 ALTC Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Australian Learning and Teaching Council
2011 The Unijobs Lecturer of the Year
UniJobs Australia
2010 The Unijobs Lecturer of the Year
UniJobs Australia
2009 Excellence in Teaching Award, Faculty of Business and Law
University of Newcastle - Faculty of Business and Law
2009 Australian College of Educators' Teacher Recognition Award
Australian College of Educators
2009 The Unijobs Lecturer of the Year
UniJobs Australia
2008 Vice Chancellor's Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
University of Newcastle

Recognition

Year Award
2015 Excellence in Teaching Award, Faculty of Business and Law
University of Newcastle - Faculty of Business and Law
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Chapter (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2008 Rodrigs MC, 'The effect of capital structure change on the valuation of companies', Innovation in Management Practices, Macmillan Publishers India, New Delhi, India 260-266 (2008) [B1]

Journal article (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Al-Sahafi A, Rodrigs M, Barnes L, 'Factors that affect corporate governance practices in Saudi Arabian listed banks', Journal of Banking and Finance: Law and Practice, 25 137-156 (2014) [C1]
Co-authors Lisa Barnes
2014 Ibrahim MA-A, Stanton P, Rodrigs M, 'Should Iraq Adopt IFRSs?', International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance, 5 541-550 (2014) [C1]
DOI 10.7763/IJTEF.2014.V5.430
Co-authors Patricia Stanton

Conference (4 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2011 Chan H-T, Ryan SE, Bhattacharyya A, Rodrigs MC, 'The Master of Professional Accounting: Challenging sterotypes of international students', 2011 AFAANZ Conference Proceedings, Darwin (2011) [E1]
Co-authors Suzanne Ryan, Asit Bhatta
2010 Rodrigs MC, Bhattacharyya A, McNeil KA, Nadolny A, Groen E, Ryan SE, 'Barriers to including sessional academics in matters of discipline', Rethinking Learning in Your Discipline. University Learning and Teaching Futures Colloquium. Colloquium Papers, Armidale, NSW (2010) [E2]
Co-authors Asit Bhatta, Suzanne Ryan, Andrew Nadolny
2010 Chan H-T, Ryan SE, Bhattacharyya A, Goela N, Lee CC, Rodrigs MC, et al., 'Between a dream and reality: Engagement among Master of Professional Accounting students', Rethinking Learning in Your Discipline. Proceedings of the University Learning and Teaching Futures Colloquium, 2010, Armidale, NSW (2010) [E3]
Co-authors Jackie Yong, Asit Bhatta, Suzanne Ryan, Christine Yap
2010 Rodrigs MC, Chan H-T, Bhattacharyya A, Goela N, Lee CC, Ryan SE, et al., 'When learning may not be the goal: Postgraduate accounting students in Australia', Proceedings of ICERI2010 Conference, Valencia, Spain (2010) [E1]
Co-authors Asit Bhatta, Christine Yap, Jackie Yong, Suzanne Ryan
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Research Supervision

Current Supervision

Commenced Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2014 A Study of the Relationship Between the Financial Performance and Level of Compliance with the 2010 ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations of ASX Listed Companies
Accounting, Faculty of Business and Law
Principal Supervisor

Past Supervision

Year Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2014 The Challenges and Opportunities of Iraq Transitioning to International Accounting Standards with Particular Emphasis on Accounting for Oil
Accounting, Faculty of Business and Law
Co-Supervisor
2013 Corporate Governance and Management Misconduct in Thailand
Accounting, Faculty of Business and Law
Co-Supervisor
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Dr Marcus Rodrigs

Positions

Lecturer
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law

DBA Supervisor
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law

Casual Academic
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law

Focus area

Accounting and Finance

Contact Details

Email marcus.rodrigs@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 5993

Office

Room SRS227
Building SRS 227 Social Sciences Building
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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