ALEXANDER ASMAH

Alexander Asmah is an assistant lecturer at the Business School of Heritage Christian College. He is a Chartered Accountant, a Certified Information Systems Auditor and a Tax Consultant. He is a Partner of E. M. M. E Consult, a firm of Chartered Accountants, Management and Tax Consultants.

Alexander holds an MPhil in Management Information Systems from the University of Ghana and is currently pursuing PhD in Information Systems with the University of Cape Town (South Africa). Training others has been a passion as he is currently an Adjunct Lecturer at the Methodist University College of Ghana, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration and Institute of Distance Learning (KNUST-Accra).

Alexander started as a Teaching Assistant with Methodist University College and later worked with United Bank for Africa as an Internal Auditor. He moved fully into academia with Heritage Christian College in 2015.

Mr Asmah is a member of the following professional bodies: Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Information Systems Audit and Control Association and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

He is a member of the Church of Christ in Dansoman were he serves as a Deacon and married with two kids.

Research Interest include

  • Internal Control in Banks
  • IT Governance
  • E-Banking
  • Persuasive Technologies
  • Strategic Information System Planning
  • Fraud

Core competence in lectures

  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Audit and Assurance
  • e-Commerce
  • Management Information Systems
  • e-Banking
  • Accounting Information Systems

Professional Association

  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana
  • Association for Information Systems

Publications and Conference Presentations

Asmah, A.E., Kyobe M. (2018) Towards A Theoretical Model To Examine IT Governance Audits– Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, April 3 -8, Galway, Ireland.

Ofeoda, J., Boateng R., Asmah, A.E. (2018) Virtualization Of Government-To-Citizen Engagement Process: Enabling And Constraining Factors   Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Country, vol. 83, no. 4.

Asmah, A.E., Ofeoda, J., Gyapong K. (2018) Understating Electronic Cheque Clearing System in Ghana –  Electronic Journal of Information Systems Evaluation, vol. 21, no. 1

Asmah, A.E., Ofeoda, J., Gyapong K. (2016) Factors that Affect Banks’ Acceptance of Electronic Cheque Clearing System: Evidence from Ghana – Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce, April 2016, vol. 21, no. 2.

Asmah, A.E. (2013) The Impact of Accounting information systems on the effectiveness of Audit Procedures, Extended Abstract – Proceedings of the UGBS Conference on Business and Development, April 8-9, Accra, Ghana: University of Ghana Business School.

Under Review / Ongoing Projects

Asmah, A.E., Ofeoda, J., Gyapong, K., Sackey, F. (2018) Acquisition, Implementation and Maintenance of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) In The Ghanaian Insurance Industry. (Under Review for Publication)

Asmah, A.E., Atuilik, W. A., Ofori D. (2018) Antecedents and Consequences of Staff Related Fraud in the Ghanaian Banking Industry –  Journal of Financial Crime, Under review for Publication.

Kesse-Tachi, A., Asmah, A.E., (2018) Factors Influencing Use Of E-Health Technologies In Ghana   Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Country, Under review for Publication.

Asmah, A.E., Ofeoda, J., Gyapong K. (2018) An Analysis Of The Design Features In Persuasive Technology That Support Behavioural Change In Ghana –  Behaviour and Information Technology Journal, Under Review for Publication.