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Peter Morrison

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Personal profile

My personal educational background is in Chemistry, but after leaving university I pursued a career as a banker until I came to Abertay in 1995. During my time at the bank I completed my professional examinations thereby gaining the qualification of Member of the Chartered Institute Of Bankers In Scotland (MCIBS). I was a Personal Banking Manager, my main areas of work being in personal finance and small business borrowing. Whilst still working for the bank, I became a part-time lecturer in banking at Aberdeen College teaching the finance of international trade. After a while I realised I preferred teaching to banking, and a change of career was on the cards! My main subject interests are in banking and finance, particularly consumer finance and  international finance. I am also passionate about teaching and learning, particularly in improving the student learning experience. To that end some of my modules contain interesting and unusual integrated assessments. I have previously served as Chair of Dundee Business School Teaching & Learning Committee, and have been a member of the School Executive Board and the University's Quality Enhancement Committee. I have also participated in a number of teaching and learning projects over the last few years and was the lead person involved in drafting the previous DBS Teaching & Learning Plan. Presently, I am the Advisor Of Studies in DBS.

Teaching

Lead Module Tutor for

AC0704A Introduction To Accounting

FN0903A Financial Markets & Institutions

FN0904A Consumer & Business Credit Management

FN1004A Treasury Management

FN1126A Alternative Investment & Wealth Management

Additional Module Tutor for

AC1040A Accounting Dissertation

FN1040A Finance Dissertation

FN1122A Oil & Gas Management

MT1018A Management Dissertation

Dissertation Supervisor for 

AC1040A Accounting Dissertation

FN1040A Finance Dissertation

MT1018A Management Dissertation

MT1117A MBA Dissertation

Research interests

Financial Services

Pedagogy

Funding

£1500 from Higher Education Academy in 2008 to develop a Toolkit for EBL material outlined in co-authored paper

Developing your own EBL materials.

HEA-BMAF Conference Paper April 2010

P.B. Morrison, H. Smith, T. Dallmann, S. Seeberg, & J. Stewart

£5000 from the Innovation Portal in 2011 to conduct a feasibility study into commercialising a Financial methodology outlined in co-authored paper.

Improving Portfolio, Programme & Project Financial Control. White Paper for the Office Of Government Commerce (part of the Efficiency and Reform Group within the Cabinet Office),

The Stationery Office (TSO), June 2011

C. McNally, H. Smith & P.B.Morrison

Education/Academic qualification

Chemistry, BSc (Hons), University of Aberdeen

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