Dr. Yaser Ahmed Fallatah

Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting & MIS

About me...Brief Bio


- Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting,                                         2006 School of Business Administration                             Florida Atlantic University                                                           Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.A.

- Master in Professional Accounting,1998                      University of Miami                                                                  Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.

- Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 1994                              College of Industrial Management                                           King Fhad University of Petroleum and Minerals           Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Professional Experience

- Assistant Professor, 2006-present Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems College of Industrial Management King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

- Adjunct Professor 2002-2006 Department of Accounting School of Business Administration Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.A.

- Graduate Assistant, 1994-1996 Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems College of Industrial Management King Fhad University of Petroleum and Minerals

- Modern Industries Companies 1993-1994 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia



1. The Role of Asset Reliability and Auditor Quality in Equity Valuation .Accepted for discussion in the roundtable in the American Accounting Association (Auditing Midyear Section), 2009 MidYear Conference. St Petersburg, Florida January 15-17, 2009.

 2. The Role of Asset Reliability and Auditor Quality in Equity Valuation. Global Conference on Business and Economics. Florence, Italy, October 18, 2008.

 3. Sharing Experience: An Introduction to online Learning. Reporting Week, Deanship of Academic Development KFUPM, September 13, 2008

Conference Attendance

1. Global Conference on Business and Economics (Florence, Italy October 2008)

2. American Accounting Association Annual Meeting  (Washington, D.C., USA, August 2006)

3. The Role of Accounting Information in the Revitalization of the Financial Stock Market in Saudi Arabia ( King Saud university, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,  2006)

Professional Services

1. Chair of a session and Discussant at Global Conference on Business and Economics. “The Evolution of Financial Accounting Standards in the Philippines” by Dr. Consolacian L. Fajardo. National University, California, USA.

2. Member, National Assessment Admission Test (KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia 2006-2008)

3. Member, Summer Camp for Gifted Students Organized by King Abdulaziz and His Companions Foundation for the Gifted and Creativity and KFUPM (KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia 2007-2008)

4. member in the committee of Zakat (objection of Zakat& taxes) (Dammam)

Institutional Services  

Committee assignment (University level (U), College (c), Department level (D), and Other (O)

Member, Housing Committee (2007-2008) (U)

Member, Academic textbook committee (2007-2008) (U)

Member, The Committee on Convocations, Honor & Public Events (2007-2008) (O)

Member, Admission and Academic Standing (2006-2007) (U)

Member, Textbook committee (2006-2008) (D)

Chairman, Ad Hoc Committee on Program and course specifications committee (2007-2008) (D)

Chairman, Ad Hoc Committee for Teaching Award (2007-2008) (D)

Member, Accounting Curricula and Academic Affairs (2006-2008) (D)

Member, Accounting Chair Professorship (2006-2008) (D)

Member, Faculty Recruitment and Screening (2006-2008) (D)

Member, Teaching Award (2006-2007) (D)

Professional Development


May 27, 2007

Attended the one day Assurance Workshop entitled “Corporate Governance” Organized by Saudi Finance & Banking Association and KFUPM

December 2, 2008

 Attended the one day Workshop entitled “Credit Crunch and Financial Crisis. Organized by Association of Charted Certified Accountants ACCA, Movenpick Hotel Bahrain.

November 26, 2008

 Attended the one day Assurance Workshop entitled “Defining Audit and Addressing Business & Fraud Risks” Organized by Ernst & Young Accounting firm and KFUPM.

November 12, 2008

 Seminar entitled “ How to Publish in an International Journal” presented Professor Ali Sayigh at KFUPM

September 16&17, 2008

Workshop entitled Online Course Content Authoring Using Adobe  e-Learning Suite (Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator)

September 13, 2008

Workshop entitled Introduction to Centra Live

September 10,2008

Workshop entitled Getting Started with Blackboard CE 8

September 9,2008

Workshop entitled Sharing Experiences in Using Web for Teaching

September 8, 2008

Workshop entitled Informal Learning KFUPM by Dr. Paul Blackmore

September 8, 2008

Seminar entitled Academic Development: What Works? KFUPM by Dr. Paul Blackmore

September 7, 2008

Workshop entitled Link Research & teaching KFUPM by Dr. Paul Blackmore

September 7, 2008

Seminar entitled 21st Century Curricula  KFUPM by Dr. Paul Blackmore


Participated in The National Assessment Admission Test                                               

Summer 2008

Participated in the Summer Camp for Gifted Students (KFUPM).                                                 

May 19,20&21 2008

Attended a course in Arabic entitled “Developing Thinking skills for gifted students”  Riyadh by Dr. Abdullah Al Maflah

May 07,2008

Attended a meeting entitled “Teaching and Learning Skills for online Education” KFUPM

April 28, 2008

Attended  Seminar entitled “Internal Auditing for Corporate Governance”  KFUPM by Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Hasmi

April 23, 2008

Attended  Symposium entitled “Program of Supply Chain management Workshop SCM 08” KFUPM

November, 19,24&26,2007

Attended a workshop entitled “Publishing Content and Quizzes in WebCT” KFUPM

November 14,2007

Attended a workshop entitled  “Applying the Seven Principles of Good Teaching” KFUPM  by Dr. James Groccia

November 14, 2007

Attended Workshop entitled “Good Teaching and Effective Lecturing” KFUPM

November  13,2007

Attended a workshop entitled “Program and course specifications” KFUPM

April 28-May 09,2007

Attended workshop entitled “Content Presentation Strategies for online courses” KFUPM

April 11-May 09,2007

Attended a course entitled “Advanced English Proficiency Course” KFUPM

March19,21,26&28, 2007

Attended workshop entitled “ Introduction to illustration techniques using Adobe Illustrator” KFUPM

March 24-April14,2008

Attended a course entitled  “Introduction to Online Learning” Organized and Certified by University of Illinois and  Deanship of Academic Development (KFUPM)

March  16 &18 2008

Attended a Workshop and a course entitled  “The Art of online Learning-Part 1” Deanship of Academic Development (KFUPM)

February 25&27  2007

Attended workshop entitled  “Workshop on Building Your Academic Portfolio” KFUPM by Dr. James Groccia


Attended Proctor & Gamble Europe workshop (Euro-Financial Seminar) (Vienna, Austria,


Honors and Activities


         Graduated with honor from University of Miami

         Graduated with honor from KFUPM

         Won Prince Mohammed Bin Fhad’s prize  for Academic Achievements

         Member of American Accounting Association

         Preformed a volunteer community services for the Islamic Center of Boca Raton


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