Dr Jeremy Eng-Tuck Cheah
Lecturer in Finance
Jeremy joined the Management School in February 2011 as a lecturer in Finance. Prior to commencing his PhD at the University of Southampton in 2008, he was an Assistant Professor of Financial Markets at the Nottingham University Business School (University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus) for five years. Jeremy has won numerous awards including a full scholarship to pursue his PhD at the University of Southampton, a full funding to study a Summer School module (Forecasting Financial Markets) at the London School of Economics and eight corporate sponsorships to attend academic seminars organized by Harvard Business School and John F. Kennedy School of Government (Harvard University) faculty members among others. He has also provided consultancy services to Birmingham City Council and Securities Commissions in Malaysia.
Jeremy´s research interest lies broadly in the areas of socially responsible investment, corporate social responsibility and equity and prediction markets. He is also a reviewer for Applied Economics and Applied Financial Economics journals and a member of British Academy of Management.
Jeremy is the module leader of a core module in the MSc Accounting and Finance programme:
- MGT6077: Financial Markets and Investment Management
The module aims to provide students with knowledge and understanding of the development of market valuation mechanisms and the ability to apply valuation processes to problems, thereby developing effective qualitative and quantitative problem solving and decision making skills.
He also co-lectures a second year undergraduate module:
- MGT230: Introduction to Corporate Finance and Asset Pricing
This module builds upon the concepts developed in MGT 212. The module focuses on the more quantitative and advanced aspects of finance and is aimed at those students who intend to specialise in finance. The purpose of this module is to give a solid foundation in principles of corporate finance and asset pricing to understand and analyse the major issues affecting the financial policies of corporations. More specifically, the following topics will be dealt with: arbitrage and financial decision making, valuing equity and bond, risk-return trade-off, portfolio theory and asset pricing, capital structure, dividend policy and real option.
Recent publications include: