Dr. Debra Touhey
"I feel that I've learned a lot and have been very blessed in the financial world. I want to give something back to tomorrow's leaders."
Doctorate in Finance – Northcentral University, 2015
CFO, VP, CEO, bank president, IRS, expert witness for fraud investigations
Link to share:
In which online degree program do you teach?
Which classes do you teach online?
Finance Management, Forensics, Managerial Accounting
What types of projects and work do you typically assign for these courses?
What do you want students in your courses to learn? What are the learning outcomes or objectives?
Theories of finance/accounting, capital budgeting, international finance, forensics
What is the value of an MBA?
This is the top-tier in the business world—jobs are numerous, and respect is immense!
What advice would you give to those considering the online MBA in International Banking and Finance program?
Be self-motivated. Don't fall behind. Read material, re-read, practice and then start assignments.
How can an MBA help students prepare for the challenges of the field?
Most concepts and theories taught in the program do apply strongly to the real world.
Why did you start teaching?
I feel that I've learned a lot and have been very blessed in the financial world. I want to give something back to tomorrow's leaders.
What is the one book you think everyone should read?
“Rich Dad/Poor Dad” by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter.
Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students might not know.
I was a slightly successful radio DJ before I started college.