Mohammad Sharifzadeh

Contributing Faculty
College of Management and Human Potential
Ph.D. Management

Mohammad Sharifzadeh currently lives in the city of Corona Del Mar, Orange County, South California. He holds a PhD degree in AMDS with finance specialization from Walden University, an M.Phil. degree in management science from University of Oxford, England, and a joint honors B.Sc. degree in mathematics, Statistics, and Economics from University of Salford, England. Dr. Sharifzadeh has been teaching courses in finance, statistics, and mathematics, full time and part time, since 2001 and has been mentoring PhD students in finance and accounting specialization at Walden University since 2006. While keeping his affiliation with the academia, Mohammad has been engaged in investment management and research for the since 1993 as chief research analyst and director of research and has written research reports on valuation of public companies and industries on a regular basis. Mohammad is a charted financial analyst (CFA) and a certified financial risk manager (FRM). Dr. Sharifzadeh has published articles in several peer reviewed journal, including Journal of Asset Management and Accounting and Finance Research Journal.
Dr. Sharifzadeh adheres to Walden University’s’ mission of commitment to positive social change. As a charted financial analyst and a member of Los Angles Society of Financial Analyst, Mohammad contributes to positive social change through providing complementary investment research ideas and reports for small publicly traded companies assisting them in their fund raising and business growth.

Courses Taught

MGMT 8100 - Dissertation Mentoring

MGMT 9000 - Doctoral Dissertation

MGMT 8610 - Financial Decision Making for Individuals and Firms

MGMT 8620 - Financial Markets: Risk and Return Capital Structure and International Dimensions of Finance

MGMT 8630 - Corporate Financial Management

MGMT 8640 - Valuation of Assets, Entities, and Opportunities

MGMT 8650 - Financial Analysis, Planning, and Forecasting

RSCH 8201 - Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis

RSCH 8260 - Advanced Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis

RSCH 8310 - Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis

RSCH 8451 - Advanced Mixed Methods Reasoning and Analysis


BS, University of Salford

Master of Philosophy, University of Oxford

PhD, Walden University