Dr. Dhanuskodi Rengasamy

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Commerce–Accounting
Vinayaka Missions University, India

Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA)
Bharathiar University, India

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Finance
Madurai Kamaraj University, India

Bachelor of Education (BED) Commerce–Accounting
Madurai Kamaraj University, India

Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Commerce–Accounting
Annamalai University, India

Master of Commerce (MCOM) Commerce–Accounting
Madurai Kamaraj University, India

Bachelor of Commerce (BCOM) Commerce–Accounting
Madurai Kamaraj University, India

Certificate in Gandhian Thought (CGT)
Madurai Kamaraj University, India


Professional Certifications

Certificate of Internal Auditor (CIA), Zero Defect Consultants, QA consultancy, India, 2008


Office No.

+60 85 443939 ext. 5054





Room No.

No. 11, Row 1


Employment History

  1. CBM College, Coimbatore, India – Lecturer, Department of Commerce – 15/07/1991 to 07/09/1992
  2. Vidyasagar College, India – Lecturer, Department of Commerce – 11/09/1992 to 03/07/1996
  3. Vidyasagar College, India – Head, Department of Business Management – 03/07/1996 to 15/12/2003
  4. Jimma University Jimma, Ethiopia – Lecturer, Department of Accounting – 16/12/ 2003 to 09/04/2007
  5. Dayananda Sagar College of Management and IT, Bangalore, India – Senior Lecturer, Department of MBA (Finance) – 14/05/2007 to 23/11/2007
  6. AL-Ameen Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore, India – Assistant Professor, Department of MBA (Finance) – 24/11/2007 to 13/05/2009
  7. Christ University, Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore, India – Associate Professor, Institute of Management (Finance and Accounting) – 15/05/2009 to 10/03/2010
  8. Salalah College of Technology, Salalah, Sultanate of Oman – Faculty Member, Accounting and Finance (Business studies Department) – 14/03/2010 to 30/04/2012
  9. Curtin University, Malaysia – Senior Lecturer, Department of Accounting, Faculty of Business – 24/05/2012 onwards
  10. Curtin University, Malaysia – Postgraduate Program Coordinator, January 2015 onwards


Unit Taught

  1. Auditing 300 (Semester 2, 2012)
  2. Management Accounting 201 (Semester 2, 2012)
  3. Project Management Research 641 (Trimester 2, 2012)
  4. Auditing 300 (Semester 1, 2013)
  5. Auditing 300 (Semester 1, 2013)
  6. Project Management Research 641 (Trimester 3, 2013)
  7. Auditing 300 (Semester 2, 2013)
  8. Management Control systems 301 (Semester 2, 2013)
  9. Accounting 100 (Summer, 2013)
  10. Accounting 100 (Semester 1, 2014)
  11. Management Accounting 201 (Semester 1, 2014)
  12. Project Management Research 641 (Trimester 2, 2014)
  13. Accounting 100 (Semester 2, 2014)
  14. Advanced Financial Accounting 260 (Semester 2, 2014)
  15. Introduction to Accounting [ACCT1000] (Semester 1, 2015)
  16. Corporate Accounting [ACCT2006] (Semester 1, 2015)
  17. Building Dissertation 2 (Trimester 1, 2015)
  18. Building Dissertation 2 (Trimester 2, 2015)
  19. Building Dissertation 2 (Trimester 3, 2015)
  20. Project Cost Management (Trimester 3, 2015)


Research Interests

  1. Accounting
  2. Auditing
  3. Financial Reporting
  4. Corporate Governance
  5. Banking


Research Grant

  1. Research Title : Sustainability Reporting and Corporate Governance
    Awarding Body : Curtin Sarawak Research Cluster Fund Scheme
    Grant Amount : RM 19,000
    Research Role : Researcher
    Period : August 2012



Journal Article

  1. Dhanuskodi, R. (2016). “The Role of Theory in Social Science Research (With special reference to Business and Management Studies).” International Journal of Advance Research and Innovative Ideas in Education, Vol. 1 Issue 3: 120-125.  ISSN(O)-2395-4396.
  2. Dhanuskodi, R. (2016). “Adult Learners’ Attitudes toward the Use of Internet for Learning.” Journal of Exclusive Management Science, Vol. 5 Issue 4 : 1-7. ISSN 2277-5684.
  3. Dhanuskodi, R. (2015). “Prospects in postgraduate Management”, Postgradasia, Features, pp.63.
  4. Dhanuskodi, R. (2014). “Impact of Leverage Ratios on Earnings per Share (EPS) of Indian Cement Manufacturing Companies”, International Journal of Social Science & Interdisciplinary Research [IJSSIR], 3 (4), ISSN 2277-3630, April,  pp. 35-44.
  5. Dhanuskodi, R. (2014). “The Influence of Debt Financing on Asset Usage – An Empirical Study of Indian Cement Manufacturing”, Zenith International Journal of Business Economics and Management Research [ZIJBEMR], 4 (4), ISSN 2249-8826, April, pp. 12-20.
  6. Dhanuskodi, R. (2012). “Financing of MSE by Foreign Banks in India”, An International Multidisciplinary research Journal, ACADEMICIA, volume 2, issue 8, ISSN 2249-7137, August .
  7. Dhanuskodi, R. (2012).“A study on FDI in Sultanate of Oman”, International Journal of Research and Commerce and Management, IFRCM, volume 3,issue 11, ISSN 0976-2183, November,

Book Chapter

  1. Dhanuskodi, R. (2010). “The role of Banks in Consumer Welfare [With special reference to Consumer Durable Loans]”, ISBN Publications, Chennai, pp.30 -33.
  2. Dhanuskodi, R. (2007).“A study on Financial challenges to woman entrepreneurs in Jimma Town”, Research Publication office, Adama University, Ethiopia, Research book, pp.20-21.
  3. Dhanuskodi, R. (2003). “Intellectual Capital is the key to Business Success”, Intellectual Capital –Accounting and Managing the Issues in the Indian context, Tata MC Grew Hill Publications, ISBN 0-07-058334-x, New Delhi, pp.65 -70.

Editor of Book

  1. Dhanuskodi, R. ( 2014). “Management Education: Achieving Global Standards and Recognition” – Bharati Vidyapeeth University printing press, ISBN 978-81 – 926903-0-8, Pune, India.

Online Journal

  1. Dhanuskodi, R. (2012). “Balance of Trade in Oman – An appraisal”  Sooper articles, http://www.sooperarticles.com/finance-articles/accounting-articles/balance-trade-oman-appraisal-3240.html
  2. Dhanuskodi, R. (2012). “FDI equity in India an Appraisal”  Sooper articles, http://www.sooperarticles.com/finance-articles/accounting-articles/fdi-equity-india-appraisal-913217.html

Industry Newsletter and Report

  1. Dhanuskodi R. (2014). “Green Banking Practices”,  The Borneo Post, February 11, 2014, page 12. http://www.theborneopost.com/2014/02/11/green-banking-practices/#ixzz2wOL4Skop.
  2. Dhanuskodi R. (2014). “Why undertake higher degree by research?, The Borneo Post, July 8, 2014. http://www.theborneopost.com/2014/07/08/why-undertake-higher-degree-by-research/#ixzz3HQVOypTT
  3. Dhanuskodi R. (2012). “The Service quality (Servqual) technique”,  The Borneo Post, August 14, 2012, page 12
  4. Dhanuskodi R. (2012). “The need to evaluate bank performance”, The Borneo Post, November 7, 2012, page 14
  5. Dhanuskodi, R. (2008-09).“A study on General performance of State Bank of India and its Associates” Annual News Letter,  Al-Ameen Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore.
  6. Dhanuskodi, R. (2007-08). A study on intellectual capital”, Annual News Letter:  Al-Ameen Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore.

Conference Paper

  1. Dhanuskodi R. (2016), “The Role of theory in Social Science Research (with Special reference to Business and Management studies)”, International conference on Research Avenues in Social Science on 4th and 5th February 2016, Sree Narayana Guru college, Coimbatore. – [Keynote Speaker] India.
  2. Dhanuskodi, R. (2016), “Secondary Data based research: Boon for Accounting Research”, International conference on Research Avenues in Social Science on 4th and 5th February 2016, Sree Narayana Guru College, Coimbatore, India.
  3. Srimeenakshi, Dhanuskodi, R. and Anbalagan (2016), “The impact of Corporate Governance on the Financial performance of Financial Institutions in Malaysia”, Pan Pacific Conference XXXIII on May 25 – 27. 2016, Curtin University, Malaysia.
  4. Dhanuskodi, R. (2015), “Trends, innovations and challenges in Banking Sector”, International conference on financial innovations and its implications in Banking sector, Salem, Shri Sakthikailassh Women’s College. [11th September, 2015] – [Keynote Speaker]
  5. Dhanuskodi, R. (2015), “Impact of Macroeconomic factors on Foreign Direct investment (FDI): Evidences from ASEAN countries”, Malaysian Economic Convention 2015, Malaysian Economic Association, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. [28 and 29 September, 2015].
  6. Dhanuskodi, R. (2015), “Barriers and Bridges in Learning English as a second Language among Tamil and English Medium students’ at the Collegiate level” 3rd International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Conference 2015, Curtin University Sarawak, Malaysia.
  7. Dhanuskodi, R. (2014), “Business Education in Malaysian Public Universities – A Screenshot, International Symposium, Curtin University, Malaysia.[ 2nd and 3rd October, 2014]
  8. Dhanuskodi, R. (2014), “Impact of Loan Deposit Ratio (LDR) on profitability: panel evidence from Commercial Banks in Malaysia”, the International Conference on Global Economics, Finance and Social Sciences, Mumbai, India.[19 – 21st December 2014].
  9. Dhanuskodi, R. (2012), “A study on waste water management: an empirical study of star hotels in Miri”, 7th CUTSE conference, Curtin University, Malaysia.[6 – 7November, 2012]
  10. Dhanuskodi, R. (2012), “A study of Bilateral trade: special reference to India and Malaysia”, 2nd International conference, University Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.[2, 3 and 4th March 2012]
  11. Dhanuskodi, R. (2010), “The role of Banks in consumer welfare with special reference to consumer durable loans”, international conference, Kalasalingam University, India.[28 – 29 June, 2010]
  12. Dhanuskodi, R. (2009), “ The cost effective approach of bank performance with special reference to SBI and its associates”, one day National seminar on “Financial Services – opportunities and challenges, GEMGATES Arts and Science college, Salem , India.
  13. Dhanuskodi, R. (2009), “ A study on general performance of banks with special reference to SBI and its associates”, one day National seminar on “Financial Services – opportunities and challenges, GEMGATES Arts and Science college, Salem , India.[1/10/2009]
  14. Dhanuskodi, R. (2008), “Operational performance of Nationalized banks in India”, National Conference, Kalasalingam University, India.[16th April, 2008]
  15. Dhanuskodi, R. (2008), “Role of commercial banks in higher education development (Education Loan)”, NAAC sponsored National Seminar, Garden city college, Bangalore, India.[27th and 28th March, 2008]
  16. Dhanuskodi, R. (2008),” A study on Financial challenges to small business Enterprises (Retail Business)”, UGC sponsored State level seminar, Annamalai University, India.[29th February, 2008]
  17. Dhanuskodi, R. (2008),”A historical study of Karnataka Tourism policy 2002-2007”, UGC sponsored State Level Seminar, Al-Ameen Arts, Science and Commerce college Bangalore, India.
  18. Dhanuskodi, R. (2007), “A comparative study of profitability performance of Commercial Banks in Ethiopia”, 5th International conference, Ethiopian Economic Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  19. Dhanuskodi, R. (2007), “A study of financial challenges to women entrepreneurs in Jimma town – Ethiopia”, Research Symposium, Adama University, Ethiopia.
  20. Dhanuskodi, R. (2006), “A study on non-performing assets with special reference to Commercial Bank of Ethiopia”, 4th International conference, Ethiopian Economic Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.[10th to 12 June, 2006]
  21. Dhanuskodi, R. (2006), “Role of Commercial Banks in manufacturing sector development – with special reference to Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE), International Conference, Waljat Colleges of Applied Sciences, Muscat, Oman.[13-14 September, 2006]
  22. Dhanuskodi, R. (2002), “Intellectual capital is the key to business success”, two days National level conference- Goa Institute of Management, Goa, India.[7 – 8th March, 2002]
  23. Dhanuskodi, R. (2002), “Food processing industries under Globalisation”, National Level seminar – Gandhigram University, India.[22nd March, 2002]
  24. Dhanuskodi, R. (2002), “Non- performing assets and its regulations and reasons – Management view”, two days National level conference – NGM college, India.[13th and 14th December, 2002]

Higher Degree by Research Student Supervision

  1. Ms. V. SriMeenakshi Kumar
    The impact of Corporate Governance on the Financial performance of Banking institution in Malaysia
    Estimated to complete May 2016


Doctoral Dissertation Examiner

No. Thesis title Institution conferring degree Date
1 A study on Financial inclusion in the Nilgiris District, India Bharathiar University, India 3/11/2014
2 Retail Franchising – An Empirical Study on the Service quality of Computer Education Franchisees in the Coimbatore, India Mother Teresa Women’s University, India 07/1/2015
3 Islamic Finance in India – Assessing its need and identifying prerequisites Pondichery University, India 15/7/2014
4 Employee empowerment and job satisfaction in the Banking sector at Tripur – An analytical Approach of Relationship and impact on job performance Bharathiar University, India 8/4/2014
5 Consumer shopping Behaviour Towards Retail sectors in Coimbatore city Bharathiar University, India 22/5/2014
6 Potentials and Hindrances faced by the Export cluster garment job worker units Tripur – Analytical approach Bharathiar University, India 10/5/2014
7 A study on Human Resource Development practices in Neyveli Lignite corporation Thiruvalluvar University, India 8/2/2014
8 Factors determining capital structure and its planning of cooperative sugar industry in Tamil Nadu – An empirical Study Bharathiar University, India 18/11/2013
9 Role and functioning of customs house agents (CHAs) in international Banking Bharathiar University, India 07/07/2014
10 Rural outshoppers buying behaviour study with select clothing and Apparel Retail showrooms in Coimbatore District Bharathiar University, India 28/11/2013
11 Impact of Self-help Groups (SHGs) on Socio Economic Development of Rural woman in Sivagangai District Alagappa University,
12 A study on operational efficiency of District Central Cooperative Banks in Dindigul Mother Teresa Women’s University, India 22/2/2013
13 A study on MSME customers Expectation and their perception towards service quality in selected public sector Banks Bharathiar University, India
14 Service quality of Public sector Banks to MSME entrepreneurs Bharathiar University, India 20/8/2013
15 A study on Buyers’ behaviour of selected electronic durables with special reference to Asmara city, Eritrea Bharathiar University, India 28/3/2013
16 Consumer decision process and satisfaction: A study with reference to select brand cars in Chennai University of Madras,
17 Comparative study of the Financial performance of old and new private sector banks in India Bharathiar University, India 20/12/2013
18 Financial management practices of small firms [an empirical study with special reference to Coimbatore district] Bharathiar University, India 20/12/2013
19 A study on institutional financing of women entrepreneurs in MSME with special reference to Coimbatore district Bharathiar University, India 7/2/2014
20 Whistle blowing and its impact in the Hospitals in Coimbatore district Bharathiar University, India 31/12/2014
21 For the year 2015 Different Universities(Total No. 10) 2015


Editorial Board Member


  1. Editorial Team Member, Title of the Book: Management Education; Achieving Global Standard and Recognition,   ISBN 978-81-926903-0-8, Publisher: Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University’s institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development, Pune, India, 2nd October, 2014.

Editorial Board Member

  1. Editorial Advisory Board – Galaxy International Interdisciplinary Research Journal (ISSN 2347 -6915) Email: journalinternational@gmail.com – A peer reviewed referred Monthly E – Journal – Editor in Chief: Dr. V. Choudhary. http://internationaljournals.co.in/AdvisoryEditorBoard.aspx – year from 2013 onwards.


Reviewer of Academic Journal

  1. Appointed as a reviewer for Journal (international Journal of Commerce and Management (IJCM), the title of the article reviewed ‘A comparative analysis of promotional tools and techniques adopted for retail banking in public Sector and private Sector banks’ – reviewed 2013.
  2. Appointed as a Mid-term reviewer for MPhil program (Curtin University Sarawak Malaysia), the title of the dissertation reviewed ‘Corporate environmental disclosure in Malaysian public listed companies’ – reviewed 2015.


Keynote and Guest Speaker

  1. Keynote Speaker: International conference on Financial innovations and its implications in Banking sector; organized by Shri Sakthikailassh Women’s College, Salem, India, 11, September, 2015.
  2. Guest Speaker: MICPA-ICAA Business Challenge 2013, organized by Accounting Club, Curtin University, Malaysia, 24th August, 2013.
  3. Guest Speaker: ACCA Business convention 2013 organized by Accounting Club, Curtin University, Malaysia, 25, May, 2013.
  4. Guest Speaker: Business convention 2013 organized by Accounting Club, Curtin University, Malaysia, 24, May, 2013.
  5. Guest Speaker: Research paper presentation by PG student at University College of Technology (UCTS), Sibu Malaysia, organized by Toastmaster Club, 25, September, 2015.
  6. Guest Lecture: Chemical Engineering Department, Curtin Sarawak, Malaysia, The topic: Operating Accounting, 9, October, 2015.


Academic Society Committee Membership

  1. Ordinary Member
    Malaysian Economic Association – 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2015


Teaching Award

  1. Won the Award of Best Lecturer of 2014 for the Student Choice Award, Curtin University Sarawak Malaysia.
  2. Outstanding performance as the teaching staff for Curtin University (Sarawak Campus) – Certified by Unit Coordinator in Curtin University, Australia (semester 2, 2015).




Updated on 24 July 2018

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