Dr Solmaz Rohani Najafabadi

Salford Business School

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Contact Details

Room 312, Maxwell Building, Univeristy of Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT
0161 295 6275

Current positions



I joined Salford Business School in August 2016 as Lecturer in Accounting. My journey in academia began in 2011 at Manchester Metropolitan University, where I simultaneously taught Management Accounting and pursued my doctoral studies in the field of Accounting at Warwick Business School.

Throughout my career, I have been extensively involved in teaching Accounting modules, with a particular focus on Management Accounting, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Additionally, I have provided guidance and supervision for numerous postgraduate dissertations. Alongside my teaching responsibilities and research endeavours, I have held various leadership positions, including:
• Module Leader for undergraduate and postgraduate levels (2017 - present)
• Programme Leader for BSc (Hons) Business Management with Finance (2021 - present)
• Programme Leader for BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance (2018 - 2021)
• Programme Leader for BSc (Hons) Business and Financial Management (2018 - 2023)
• Salford Business School UG Link Tutor for the British University of Bahrain (2019 - 2022)
• Salford Business School Lead: International Partnership (2021 - 2022)

Areas of Research

Accounting and Climate Change
Accounting as practice in practicce
Qualitative Studies
Management Accounting
Accounting and Big Data


Previously Taught:
Financial and Management Accounting (Level 4)
Financial Planning & Software Applications (Level 5)
Advanced Management Accounting (Level 6)
Management Accounting (Level 7)

Currently Teaching:
Fundamentals of Management Accounting (Level 4)
Business Accounting (Level 5)
Financial and Management Information Systems (Level 5)
Finance Dissertation (Level 6)

Qualifications and Recognitions

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice

  • PhD

  • Postgraduate Award in Introduction to Academic and Professional Practice

  • MSc Financial Management

  • Accounting