Dr Anupam Mehta

Dr Anupam Mehta

The Department of Accounting
Associate Professor in Accounting

Contact details

Room No-226, University House,
Birmingham Business School,
Edgbaston Park Road,
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TY

Anupam Mehta is a Associate Professor in Accounting area at Birmingham Business School She has joined the University of Birmingham in 2020 from the Royal Holloway University of London.


  • Fellow Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Fellow Certified Management Accountant (FCMA)
  • Doctorate (PhD) Accounting
  • Master in Commerce (M.Com)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
  • Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTTLS)


Anupam Mehta has extensive experience of teaching and research for 18 years. She has joined the University of Birmingham in 2020 as a senior lecturer in the Accounting area. Before joining, Anupam was working at the Royal Holloway University of London where she was the module leader of International Accounting and Finance, Financial Accounting & Reporting and Financial Management. 

Anupam has conducted several Management development Programs and conducted Case teaching and writing workshops. She has written teaching cases in the area of Financial Statement Analysis, Accounting fraud, Cash flow forecasting and valuations. Her case studies are published in various journals, IVEY case collection (also available through Harvard Business school cases website) and the Case Centre (previously European Case Clearing House (ECCH)).

Her research is primarily in Innovative pedagogy for teaching and learning, financial reporting, and financial statement analysis. She has published several papers on accounting education, fraud detection tools, working capital management and Accounting performance measures.

She has presented her cases and research articles at several international conferences, including those organised by the North American Case Research Association (NACRA).  


Critical Thinking & Academic Skills

Numeracy, Statistical Analysis and Financial Literacy

Managing Financial Resources


Innovative pedagogy  for teaching and learning

Game learning in Accounting Education

Writing teaching cases

Accounting fraud


Journals publications

Bhavani, G., Amponsah, C., & Mehta, A. (2018). Forensic Accounting Education in the UAE: An exploratory study with diverse stakeholders. Accountancy Business And The Public Interest17. https://doi.org/http://visar.csustan.edu/aaba/aabajourVol17.html 

Mehta, A., & Bhavani, G. (2018). Financial Statements Analysis on Tesla. Academy Of Accounting And Financial Studies Journal22(6). doi: https://www.abacademies.org/articles/Financial-Statements-Analysis-On-Tesla-1528-2635-22-6-314.pdf

Bhavani, M., & Mehta, A. (2018). Forensic Accounting Education in the UAE. Accounting And Finance Research7(1), 214. doi: 10.5430/afr.v7n1p214 

Agrawal, A., Mehta, A., & Abraham, N. (2018). Offering fleet automation: SmartFleet in the need of Smart Decisions. Journal Of Information Technology Teaching Cases8(2), 110-117. doi: 10.1057/s41266-017-0030-6 

Mehta, A., & Bhavani, G. (2016). Application of Forensic Tools to Detect Fraud: The Case of Toshiba. Journal Of Forensic & Investigative Accounting (JFIA)9(1), 692-710. doi: http://web.nacva.com/JFIA/Issues/JFIA-2017-No1-8.pdf

Mehta, A., & Bhavani, G. (2017). What Determines Banks’ Profitability? Evidence from Emerging Markets—the Case of the UAE Banking Sector. Accounting And Finance Research6(1), 77. doi: 10.5430/afr.v6n1p77 

Mehta, A., & Lulla, K. (2016). Kuwait Food Company (Americana): Financial Analysis. South Asian Journal Of Business And Management Cases5(2), 168-180. doi: 10.1177/2277977916665979

Mehta, A. (2016). Infosys (INFY) - A Wealth Creator or Destroyer. International Research Journal Of Applied FinanceVII(4). doi: https://nebula.wsimg.com/7a226a70a34ae637e819c923e607ac71?AccessKeyId=A83663472B839ECDD54B&disposition=0&alloworigin=1

Jham, V., Mehta, A., & Genderen, E. (2014). Al Ghurair Group : A Crossroads in Corporate Strategy. Middle East Journal Of Business10(2), 38-45. doi: 10.5742/mejb.2015.92637

Mehta, A. (2014). Working Capital Management and Profitability Relationship-Evidences from Emerging Markets of UAE. International Journal Of Management Excellence2(3), 195. doi: 10.17722/ijme.v2i3.73 

Mehta, A. (2013). American Apparel, Inc. – Saved from Bankruptcy but can it sustain?. International Research Journal Of Applied Finance. doi: https://www.irjaf.com/case-studies.html

Mehta, A. (2012). Financial Performance of UAE Banking Sector- AComparison of before and during Crisis Ratios. International Journal Of Trade, Economics And Finance, 381-387. doi: 10.7763/ijtef.2012.v3.232

An Empirical Analysis of Determinants of Dividend Policy - Evidence from the UAE Companies. (2012). Global Review Of Accounting And Finance (GRAF),3(1). doi: https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/166d/9bd9105e5b0f7f5a995947184bf0f134b5b0.pdf

Cases published

Mehta, A., Taneja, S., & Goyal, U. (2019). Sears Struggle for Survival. [online] Iveycases.com.  Available at: https://www.iveycases.com/ProductView.aspx?id=104286

Mehta, A. Mazumder & S., Saha, J. (2019) ‘Bon-Ton Caught In The Rain Of Us Retail Bankruptcies.’. [online] Iveycases.com. Available at: https://www.iveycases.com/ProductView.aspx?id=102050 

Jham, V., & Mehta, A. (2017). Yalla Momos: Targeting the Expatriate. [online] Iveycases.com.  Available at:  https://www.iveycases.com/ProductView.aspx?id=86452

Mehta, A., Goyal, U., & Taneja, S. (2017). Tesco: From Troubles to Turnaround. [online] Iveycases.com.  Available at: https://www.iveycases.com/ProductView.aspx?id=84394

Mehta, A., & Jham, V. (2017). Yalla Momos, Expansion Dilemmas of a small business. [online] Iveycases.com.  Available at:  https://www.iveycases.com/ProductView.aspx?id=86452

Mehta, A. (2016). Toshiba: Accounting Fraud. [online] Iveycases.com.  Available at: https://www.iveycases.com/ProductView.aspx?id=78834

Mehta, A. (2016). American Apparel-Drowning in Debt’. [online] Iveycases.com.  Available at: https://www.iveycases.com/ProductView.aspx?id=67628

Mehta, A. (2015). Abu Dhabi National Hotels What Went Wrong?’. [online] Iveycases.com.  Available at: https://www.iveycases.com/ProductView.aspx?id=71694

Mehta, A. (2011). Digging the Cash Out of the Profit: A Case of RAK Properties. [online]  TheCaseCenter. Available at:  http://www.thecasecentre.org/educators/products/view?id=104529 Case-Reference no. 110-033-1, Teaching Notes-Reference no. 111-064-8.

Mehta, A. (2011). Dubai Pet World: Kennel and Grooming Centre. [online] TheCaseCenter. Available at: http://www.thecasecentre.org/educators/products/view?id=103966 Case-Reference no. 111-063-1. Teaching Notes -Reference no. 111-063-8. 

Mehta, A. (2010). EMAAR properties and Subsidiaries Companies -A case study of financial statement Analysis and interpretations. [online] TheCaseCenter. Available at: https://www.thecasecentre.org/main/products/view?id=93797 Case-Reference no. 110-033-1, Teaching Notes - Reference no. 110-033-8. 

Mehta, A. (2010). Financial statement Analysis Union Cement Company, Gulf Cement Company and Ras Al Khaimah Properties. [online]  TheCaseCenter. Available at: https://www.thecasecentre.org/students/products/view?id=93266 Case- Case-Reference no. 110-033-1, Teaching Notes - Reference no. 110-033-8.

International Refereed Conferences

Bhavani, G., & Mehta, A. 2017. Various Forms of Auditor Rotation and Audit Quality: A Case of UAE. 17th Workshop on Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies. London: The British Accounting and Finance Association Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies (AFEE) Special Interest Group

Bhavani, G., & Mehta, A. 2016. Forensic Accounting Education. Technology-Driven Paradigms in Commerce. Hyderabad: Loyola Academy Degree & P.G. College, 2016. Print.

Mehta, A., 2015. Groupon Striving on. In North American Case Research Association 56th Annual Conference. Florida: North American Case Research Association (NACRA), Orlando, Florida, US.

Mehta, A & Lulla, K 2015. Kuwait Food Company (Americana) —Financial Analysis. In North American Case Research Association (NACRA). Orlando, Florida, US. 

Jham V., Mehta, A. and Eric, G., 2013. Al Ghurair: Contributing to Nation Building through Corporate social responsibility towards business. In: 3rd South Asian Management Research and Case Conference. Bangalore.

Kumar, D. & Mehta, A., 2013. Ethical Beliefs and Practices in Business and Value Creation. In: Second Asian Business Research Conference. Dubai.

Mehta, A., 2013. Is Jordon’s P/e Ratio Driven by Fundamentals and Corporate Performance? In: 2013 Winter Global Conference on Business and Finance (GCBF). Las Vegas. (Online)

Mehta, A., 2012. Does working capital management matters for enhancing the Profitability of Real Estate and Construction sector: Evidences from the emerging market of UAE. In: Emerging Markets Conference, IMRA,. London: International Management Research Academy (IMRA).

Mehta, A., 2012. Determinants of Profitability–Evidences from the UAE banking sector. In: 16th International Business Research Conference. Dubai: World Business Institute and WBI London.

Mehta, A., 2012. Liquidity and Profitability Trade off-Evidences from UAE’s Real Estate and Construction Companies. In: 4th International Business and Social Science Research Conference. World Business Institute. Dubai, UAE.

Mehta, A., 2012. An Empirical Analysis of Determinants of Dividend Policy Evidence from the UAE Companies. In: 14th International Business Research Conference. Dubai, UAE.

Mehta, A., 2006. Creating Shareholder Wealth Economic Value Added: A Polemic Issues. In: International Conference on Emerging issues in Accounting, Information Technology, and Business & Management. Research development association., Chandigarh, India.

Mehta, A., 2002. Value Based Management as Strategic Tool for Value Creation. In: International conference on Vedic Value & Corporate Excellence, Uttaranchal, India: Gurukul Kangri University.

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