Ali Awdeh (Associate Training Partner)

Ali Awdeh is a trilingual Associate Training Partner with Cornerstone training solutions with many years of teaching and training experience in the following areas:

-        Financial Management
-        Feasibility Study
-        Finance for non-Finance People 
-        Financial Analysis & Reporting
-        Portfolio Management
-        Corporate Finance
-        Financial Policy
-        Business Finance
-        Commercial Bank Management
-        International Finance
-        Financial Markets & Institutions
-        Advanced Financial Management (MBA program)

A native of Lebanon, Ali has graduated from the Lebanese University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance in 1996.  He also holds a Master degree in Financial Management from the Higher Institute for Management, at the Islamic University of Lebanon in 2001.

In 2005 Ali successfully obtained his PhD research degree, from the Faculty of Finance, Cass Business School at the City University in London. His thesis was titled banking in Lebanon:"An empirical investigation of performance, capitalization and mergers".

Ali has occupied several administrative positions, such as Acting Dean at the Lebanese International University, and director of research department at the Union of Arab Banks.

During his 10+ years of academic career, he taught and trained several courses in Finance, ranging from basics of finance, to advanced courses such as advanced financial management and portfolio management at the MBA level.