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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.

Qualifications

  • PhD, Madurai Kamaraj University - India, 17/08/2009
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Madurai Kamaraj University - India, 15/10/1987
  • Master of Commerce, Madurai Kamaraj University - India, 08/11/1989
  • Master of Philosophy, Madurai Kamaraj University - India, 03/11/1993

Research

Research keywords

  • Accounting
  • Corporate Governance
  • Finance
  • Risk Management

Research expertise

  • Corporate governance
  • Accounting and Education
  • Risk management

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
150199Accounting, Auditing And Accountability Not Elsewhere Classified50
130399Specialist Studies In Education Not Elsewhere Classified50

Awards

Australian Awards for University Teaching

2009Australian College of Educators' Teacher Recognition Award
Australian College of Educators (Australia)
Teacher Recognition Award

Australian Awards for University Teaching

2012NSW CPA President's Award for Excellence (Achievements in Academia)
CPA Australia (Australia)
NSW CPA President's Award for Excellence (Achievements in Academia)
2011ALTC Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Australian Learning and Teaching Council (Australia)
Excellence in Higher Edcuation

Recognition of Teaching Excellence

2012Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence and Learning Support
The University of Newcastle (Australia)
Highest teaching award at The University of Newcastle
2011The Unijobs Lecturer of the Year
UniJobs Australia (Australia)
National Teaching Excellence Nominations By Students
2010The Unijobs Lecturer of the Year
UniJobs Australia (Australia)
National Teaching Excellence Nominations By Students
2009Excellence in Teaching Award, Faculty of Business and Law
Newcastle Business School, The University of Newcastle (Australia)
Newcastle Business School, Excellence in Teaching Award
2009The Unijobs Lecturer of the Year
UniJobs Australia (Australia)
National Teaching Excellence Nominations By Students
2008Vice Chancellor's Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
The University of Newcastle (Australia)
University of Newcastle
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Publications

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Chapter (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2008Rodrigs 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]

Conference (4 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011Chan 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]
2010Rodrigs 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]
2010Rodrigs 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]
2010Chan 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]
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Grants and Funding

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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions2
Total current UoN Masters EFTSL0.6
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.4

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142016M Philosophy (Accnt & Finance)Principal SupervisorA 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
20112015PhD (Accounting & Finance)Co-SupervisorThe Challenges and Opportunities of Iraq Transitioning to International Accounting Standards with Particular Emphasis on Accounting for Oil

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2013PhD (Accounting & Finance)Co-SupervisorCorporate Governance and Management Misconduct in Thailand
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Dr Marcus Rodrigs

Work Phone(02) 4921 5993
Email
PositionsLecturer
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law
The University of Newcastle, Australia
DBA Supervisor
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Casual Academic
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Casual Academic
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaAccounting and Finance
Office
SRS227,
SRS 227 Social Sciences Building,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/marcus-rodrigs