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Matt Davies

Accounting Department

Matt Davies

Matt is an experienced accounting and finance teacher and trainer with special interests in technology-based learning, serious games and business simulations.

Matt is currently leading the ‘Financial Education for Future Entrepreneurs’ (FEFE) project which is funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union.  The main output of this project will be a mobile digital game aimed at developing financial skills for business. Further information about the project can be found on the FEFE website.

The project runs from 1st October 2016 to 30th September 2018 and an early prototype of the game will be available from September 2017.

Role: Accounting Business Partnership and Community Engagement Convenor
Position: Senior Teaching Fellow
Phone: +44(0)121 204 3369 Email: m.l.davies@aston.ac.uk
Room: ABS430

  • BA, Brighton University, 1989. Subject: Accounting and Finance 
Matt has more than 20 years’ experience of designing and delivering customised training and development programmes on all areas of finance and accounting and on Value Creation specifically. He has extensive experience of working with private and public sector organisations as well as with owner managers of smaller businesses, including through his role as UK Finance Faculty Lead for the highly acclaimed Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Programme.  His international experience includes assignments in France, Germany, Australia, Hong Kong, Vietnam and the United States.
  • BBUSSIM, Business Simulation
  • BEM202, Management Accounting
  • BFM201, Accounting for Business
  • BFM203, Financial Reporting
  • BFM204, Management Accounting
  • BFM212, Accounting for Non-Financial Managers
  • BFM234, Accounting For Non Financial Managers
  • BFM236, Financial Accounting & Reporting
  • BFM271, Accounting for Business
  • BFM277, Business Finance
  • BFMDISS, MSc Dissertation
  • BUP100, Undergraduate Placement Assessment
  • EXM201, Accounting for Business (Libyan MBA)
  • MBAPROJ, Project Part B
  • XPBA01, Placement
Matt’s teaching interests cover all aspects of finance and accounting, but he has a particular interest in ‘Value Creation’.  He has published a number of books and articles in this area, including ‘Shareholder Value’ (published by the Financial Times 1997), ‘Value Based Management: Context and Application’ (Wiley, 2000), ‘Managing for Shareholder Value’ (Informa, 2001) and ‘Shareholder or Stakeholder Value: The Development of Indicators for the Control and Measurement of Performance’ (CIMA, 2001).
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. (1991 - Present)
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy. (2014 - Present)