BEENA LAL

Business Lecturer (Accounting)

Beena Lal

Email: beenal@ais.ac.nz


I am a focused accounting and business lecturer/tutor, with over 15 years of teaching experience within the university and tertiary organisations in a multicultural environment.

I have great skills in delivering accounting and business management subjects, with a record of achieving outstanding student success rates and continuously receiving excellent student feedback from online student evaluations.

I will also bring in interpersonal skills, organisational, computing, management and leadership skills and communication skills.


Teaching Courses: Auditing, Financial and Managerial Accounting up to advanced level, NZ Taxation, Financial Management and Business Law.

Journals

  • Towner, N., Taumoepeau, S. Lal, B. & Pranish. T. (2017). Intervention and outcomes for Pasifika students: A New Zealand private tertiary education provider (PTE) case study. New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, (52), 1-22. DOI 10.1007/s40841-017-0081-4

Conference

  • Taumoepeau, S. Towner, N., Lal, B. & Pranish, T. (2016). Governance, intervention and outcomes for Pasifika students in New Zealand: A case study. Presentation at CRIE conference ‘Trends and issues in international education’, Auckland Institute of Studies, Auckland, 19 – 20 January.
  • Taumoepeau, S., Towner, N., Lal, B. & Pranish, T. (2015). Governance, intervention and outcomes for Pasifika students in New Zealand: A case study. Hospitality Education Providers Forum, Auckland, 28 August.
  • Taumoepeau, S., Pranish, T. & Lal, B. (2014). The effectiveness of particular support mechanisms for Pasifika students in New Zealand: A case study. Presentation at the University of the South Pacific Vaka Pasifika Education Conference ‘Weaving Theory and Practice in Teacher Education for Oceania’, 23-26 September, Nukualofa, Tonga.

Educational qualifications

  • MPBS (Hons) (Accounting) Auckland University of Technology New Zealand
  • PGDip Ed, BA (Accounting) University of the South Pacific Fiji
  • DipEd Fiji, Cert AET New Zealand.

Teaching Experience:

  • 2004 - 2012 School of Business Management, New Zealand Management Academies, New Zealand
  • 2007 Business Department, Whitireia Community Polytechnic, Auckland Campus
  • 1998 - 2003 Facility of Business and Finance, University of the South Pacific, Fiji
  • 1992 –1997 Department of Commerce, Indian College and Ministry of Education, Suva, Fiji
  • 1989 - 1992 Department of Commerce, Penang High School, Fiji.

Professional Body Membership

  • The Institute of Internal Auditors New Zealand
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Australia

Professional Development Certificates

  • MYOB Train the Trainer - NZ and Australia
  • XERO Accounting