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Geoff Black


Principal Lecturer

Teaching Duties


  • MSc - Principles of Finance
  • Undergraduate: Business Finance, Management Consultancy, Veterinary Practice Management, Starting and Developing a Business, Enterprise and Business Skills, Accounting and Finance for Business (Beijing)

Research Interests

  • The regulatory framework of accounting (UK and international)
  • Pedagogic developments in the teaching of finance, particularly web-based initiatives

Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (Fellow)
  • Higher Education Academy (Fellow)

Academic Department: Land, Farm and Agribusiness Management

Tel: +44 (0)1952 815345

Fax: +44 (0)1952 814783

Office: JA F38 Jubilee Adams, Tudor Lodge and NW Building


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Harper Adams University supports Food and Farming Futures, the online land-based library.

Other publications

  • Black, G. and Al-Kilani, M. (2013) Accounting and Finance for Business (Published by Pearson)
  • Black, G (2009) Introduction to Accounting and Finance 2nd edition (Financial Times/Prentice Hall)
  • Black, G (2009) Introduction to Accounting and Finance (Russian Edition) Ves Mir Publishers, Moscow.
  • Black, G. (2004) Applied Financial Accounting and Reporting. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Black, G. (2003) Accounting and Financial Reporting Standards (9th Edition). Financial Times/Prentice Hall, Harlow. (First edition published in 1989.)
  • Black, G. (2000) Introduction to Accounting. Financial Times/Prentice Hall, Harlow.
  • Black, G. and Daff, T. (1994) Accountancy, A Level Study Guide Series. Longman, Harlow
  • Black, G. (1986) Financial Accounting. Woodhead Faulkner, Cambridge
Additional Information


1 Contributed chapter entitled Financial reports as a source of Corporate Information in: Griffiths, A. and Wall, S. (eds) 2011 Applied Economics , Financial Times/Prentice Hall, Harlow

2 Contributed chapter on International Finance in: Wall S. and Rees, B. 2008 International Business Financial Times/Prentice Hall, Harlow


E-learning courses (2006-8, 2013, 2016, 2017). Written to accompany the textbooks 'Accounting and Finance for Non-Specialists' by Atrill and McLaney, Pearson, Harlow, 'Accounting - An Introduction' by McLaney and Atrill, Pearson, Harlow, 'Accounting and Finance for Business' by Black and Al-Kilani, Pearson, Harlow, and 'Frank Wood's Business Accounting (14th edition)' by Alan Sangster, Pearson, Harlow.

Accounting on-line course (e-learning Accounting course) Pearson 2001. Part of Pearson's suite of complete e-learning packages, It was commissioned as Pearson's first UK based online Accounting course.


Co-editor (with Professor Stuart Wall) the following titles in the Financial Times/Prentice Hall Modular Texts in Business series:

1. Hornby, W., Gammie, B., and Wall, S. Business Economics

2. Elliot, G. and Starkings, S. Business Information Technology: Systems, Theory and Practice

3. Macfarquhar, H. Business Law

4. Waterson C. and Britton, A. Financial Accounting

5. Foot, M. and Hook. C. Human Resource Management

6. Wall S. and Rees, B. International Business

7. Dunnett, A. Macroeconomic Environment

8. Wright D. Management Accounting

9. Hill E. and O'Sullivan T. Marketing

10. Naylor, J. Operations Management

11. Weightman, J. Organisational Behaviour

12. Burton G., Carrol, G. and Wall S. Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics

Other Roles

  • Coventry University (Singapore partnership), External Examiner 2014-
  • University of Ulster, External Examiner, 2013-2017
  • Harper Adams University: MBA Course Manager 2005-2010
  • University of Bedfordshire, Member of validation panel, Malaysia and Singapore 2013
  • Anglia Ruskin University External Examiner. 2010- 2014
  • Anglia Ruskin University: Member of validation panel, Singapore 2009
  • Staffordshire University: Member of validation panels, China programmes (Chengdu) 2005, Malaysia programmes (Penang) 2007 and Kuala Lumpur 2009
  • Thames Valley University: External examiner, India programmes, (New Delhi) 1998-2004

You can contact Geoff Black if you would like to discuss any of the following course modules:



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