Faiza Kiran

Faiza Kiran

Title: Lecturer
Email: faiza@gulfcollege.edu.om
Tel: 24468666
Ext.#: 109

Fields of Interest:

Islamic Banking, switching behaviour of customers in service sector, unemployment


PhD in Economics and Muamlaat Administration (in progress), University Sains Islam Malaysia, Malaysia
Master of Economics (MA Economics), University of Karachi, Pakistan
Master of Business Administration (MBA), The International University, Pakistan
Bachelor of Commerce (B.com), Hailey College of Commerce, University of Punjab, Pakistan

Short Bio:

Ms. Faiza is one of the senior lecturers in the Faculty of Business & Management Studies. She joined Gulf College in 2012 and handles modules such as Contemporary Issues in International Political Economy, Work experience with PDP, International Corporate Finance, and Introduction to Econometrics, to name but a few. She is a seasoned academician with 18 years of experience. Before joining Gulf College, she worked as teaching faculty in Al Hilal Educational Institute, Sharjah, Al Khair University, Pakistan, and Pakistan School, Muscat.  Her research interest is in Islamic finance and she has published articles in international journals. She is a peer observer at the MoHERI Oman. She achieved the “Best Paper Award” at Al Mussanah College of Technology. She is a recipient of the “Academic Excellence Award” for three consecutive years at Gulf College. She is also a certified assessor for His Majesty Industrial Excellence award conducted by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry since 2015. Ms. Faiza has completed her MBA in Marketing from Graduate School of Management and Computer Sciences, MA in Economics from the University of Karachi, and Bachelor of Commerce (Advance Accounting and Auditing), from University of the Punjab. she is currently pursuing her doctorate in the field of Economics and Muamalaad administration at the University Sainse Islam, Malaysia

Selected Publications:

Journal Publications

Kiran, F. (2018). Determinants of engagement in Islamic bank system: Basis for future marketing approximations. International Journal of Islamic Banking and Finance Research2(1), 73-82.

Kiran, A., & Kiran, F. (2016). Impact of electricity crisis on Pakistan textile industry. EPRA International Journal of Economic and Business Review, 4.

Kiran, F. (2014). Bankers’ perceptions on Islamic banking in Oman. Asia Pacific Journal of Research, I(XVI).

Conference Publications

Kiran, F. (2017, December). Best fit model for the future patronage of Islamic retail banking. Paper Presented at The 7th Islamic Economic System Conference 2017, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

Kiran, F. (2017, August). Factors influencing the adoption of Islamic retail banking in Oman. Paper Presented at The 1st Salalah International Forum on Islamic Finance, Salalah, Oman.

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