Dr Adel M. Sarea is an Associate Professor of Accounting, he received his PhD in Economics and MuamalatAdministration (Accounting) from the Faculty of Economics and Muamalat at the Islamic Science University of Malaysia in 2011. He joined Ahlia University in September 2011 and has been Director of the Ahlia MBA Program since 2013. Dr. Sarea Received the Best Paper Award in 2014 [Emerald Group Publishing, UK]. He conducts research in the areas of Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions, International Accounting Standards, Financial Reporting, Earning Quality, Earning Management, Intellectual Capital and Accounting Education. Dr Sarea has published more than 50 papers in well-respected international journals, he is appointed as a recognized PhD supervisor by Brunel University (UK). He also serves as a member of the editorial boards in a number of international journals. He serves as a Trainer for Accounting for Non-Accountants, Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions, IFRS and Financial Reporting. Also, he serves as an external evaluator, reviewer and examiner for MBA and Accounting programs locally and internationally.
He has more than 31 papers, 23 papers published, 2 accepted papers, 1 Submitted Papers, 5 Research in Progress in regional and international Journals that discussed several accounting issues.
He awarded the Best Paper Award, Adoption of AAOIFI Accounting Standards by Islamic Banks of Bahrain: Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting. Vol.11, Iss. 1, 2013. pp 131-142. Emerald Publishing Group Literati Network Awards for Excellence.
Fatima Al-Rawahi “An Investigation of the level of Compliance with International Accounting Standards (IAS 1) by Listed firms in Bahrain Bourse- MBA program- Ahlia University
Zainab A. Hussein “The adoption of International Accounting Standards (IAS 19) by Listed firms in Bahrain Bourse- MBA program- Ahlia University
Maryam Abdulla Juma Mehaiza, “Risk Management in Government sector: Ministry of Works (MOW)”. Master of Engineering Management Program, George Washington University/ Ahlia University
Wael Ezzeldeen Mohamed Arafa, “Role of Finance in Engineering Management: A Qualitative Study”, Master of Engineering Management Program, George Washington University/ Ahlia University
In 2010 participated at the workshop of the skills development programme on SPSS that was hold between 21 Jun to 23 Jun 2010 which organized by International Islamic University Malaysia.
In 2010 participated the Early Career Researcher Consortium- 8 November 2010 Collaboration between IAAER, ACCA, MAREF and University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
In 2010 attended the workshop on Shari’ah issues on Islamic finance and wealth management. The conference was organized by Faculty of Economics and Business Administration – Islamic Science University of Malaysia. 14th November 2010.
In 2012, attending a Staff Development Session (in PhD Supervision) for the 4th till the 5th of June 2012. Run by Brunel University London and Ahlia University, Manama- Kingdom of Bahrain.
March I7, 2012, Advisor & Counselor Roles at Ahlia University (1), Soft Skills Workshop, Manama- Kingdom of Bahrain.
March 12, 2012, the Methodology of Teaching & Learning at Ahlia University, Manama- Kingdom of Bahrain.
March 19, 2012, Advisor & Counselor Roles at Ahlia University (2), Manama-Kingdom of Bahrain.
May 21 & 23, 2012, Teaching Methodology, Ahlia University, Manama-Kingdom of Bahrain.
January 19, 2013- February 16, 2013, Training of Trainers-Enterprise Creation in Ahlia University. UNIDO program (United Nation).
February 19, 2013, attending seminar about “Can the Chinese currency “Yuan” be a reserve currency” organized by the Bahrain Overseas Centre of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. Ahlia University. Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
February 27, 2013, ACCA and Accounting Profession, organizing by College of Business and Finance, Ahlia University. Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
March 3, 2013, Building Economic Awareness: A key step toward a knowledge-based society, organized The Economic Development Board (EDB) and the Centre for Research at Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF), Financial Harbour, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
May 28 & 29, 2013 attending a Doctoral Symposium, organized jointly by Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain & Brunel University London, United Kingdom.