Alhassan Ndekugri

Assistant Professor of Business

Alhassan Ndekugri, faculty
Office:Wheeler Hall 318
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Telephone:715-682-1358

Biography

Earned and Honorary Degrees

  • (Dr. BA.) International Business, Argosy University, Tampa, Florida
  • (MBA) Finance, Notre Dame De Namur University, Belmont California
  • (BS) Financial Mathematics, University for Development Studies, Ghana
  • Certified Capital Market and Security Analyst (CMSA)
  • CFP Designation in progress

Background

Alhassan Ndekugri was born and raised in Ghana, West Africa. I had a blend of Ghana and US education especially in the field of Mathematics and Business. Prior to joining Northland College, I had taught and Mentored students both in the undergraduate and graduate level especially in the field of Finance and other related to Business courses. My aim as a professor is to help educate students to build a sustainable world economically and financially.

I have been involved in course design, students retention and graduation, and helping build a successful learning model for both face to face and online.

Why Northland?

Northland College's unique location to Lake Superior is very inviting to both students and faculty. The small class size makes it easy for faculty to be an excellent guide to each student's learning and growth. The city of Ashland is friendly and easy to navigate.

Courses

Typically, I teach course including but not limited to:

  • Managerial finance
  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Technology and Communication
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Principles of Management

Especially in Managerial Finance, students learn about the stock market, the Bond market, Monetary policies of the Federal Reserve Bank. Above all , students are send on a tour of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis for a first hand information of the Banking system of the US.

Research

As a professor of finance and Business, I have developed a keen interest in:

  • Event studies research, especially how events including but not limited the Dot.com Bust, the Great Recession of 2008, and the Covid-19 Pandemic and their effects on the stock market performance.
  • Corporate Ethics and Scandals, doing right for global business success
  • Employee Motivational strategies and the work world

For more of my research please visit scholar.google.com

Student Involvement

Students learn more when they share ideas among themselves in the classroom through discussions, oral presentation, and case study analysis. These pedagogies help to improve students communication skills and confidence building.

Interests

My hobbies including soccer, swimming and cooking.