<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=717202372148975&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

Kanaka Durga

Adjunct Faculty

LinkedIn Profile


  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Australia (2019)
  • Fellow Higher Education Academy, UK (2018)
  • Digital Finance Micro-credentials, CPA Australia
  • Digital Finance Ecosystem, June 2021
  • Data Analytics, August 2021
  • Data Interpretation and Visualisation, August 2021
  • Technology and its use in Finance, September 2021
  • Risk Management, Governance, and Regulation, September 2021
  • Future of Money, October 2021

Finance and Accounting

  • Financial Management
  • Management Accounting
  • International Finance and Banking
  • Derivatives and Risk Management
  • Investment Analysis
  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Foundations of Finance
  • Financial Markets
  • Cost Accounting
  • Auditing and Assurance
  • Economics
  • Quantitative Techniques

Academic experience

  • Lecturer ( Full Time) at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
  • Adjunct Lecturer at Torrens University, Adelaide, Australia
  • Tutor at University of Adelaide College, Adelaide, Australia
  • Adjunct Lecturer at Middlesex University, Dubai, UAE
  • Adjunct Lecturer at Institute of Management Technology, Dubai, UAE
  • Adjunct Lecturer at Dubai Men’s College, Dubai, UAE
  • Adjunct Lecturer at Western International College, Ras-Al–Khaimah, UAE
  • Lecturer ( Full Time) at Muscat College, Oman
  • Lecturer and Department coordinator at SIES College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai, India
  • Lecturer, Sri Gokula Group of Institution, Kolar, India
  • Lecturer, St Ann's College for Women, Hyderabad, India
  • Lecturer, Holy Cross College for Women, Hyderabad, India

Research Interests

  • Digital Finance, Auditing, Financial Markets.
  • Banking and Fintech Developments


  • 2021 STARS Conference: Presented paper on the emerging initiative on ‘To build Finance students’ knowledge on Indigenous businesses.
  • April 2013 Research presentation at the 2nd Research Symposium of Higher College of Technology, Dubai – ‘Empirical Study on Audit Expectation Gap in UAE with special reference to Banking and Financial Sector’ -received Certificate of Appreciation from Higher College of Technology, Dubai.
  • February 2011 Paper presentation under the title “Do they really adopt business ethics in the marketing of food products to children? A study of Middle East scenario with special reference to Oman” - Oman International Business Conference @Sultan Qaboos University College of Commerce and Economics - February 2011, Muscat.


  • 2021 HERDSA Conference: An Editors guide in Publishing in HERDSA.
  • 2021 ASX CEO Connect Webinar: Market update from NAB and company presentations.
  • 2020 TEQSA Quality Assurance Webinar: Discussion paper on Scholarship of Learning and Teaching
  • 2020 Refinitiv virtual conference ‘The Game has changed ‘series for sharing pandemic related insights, experience, and precautions covering compliance, risk, customer experience and more.
  • 2021 Presentation to Ignite Indigenous Working Party (IIWP) members Vice President Executive Dean, Dean of Education, Dean of People and Resources on embedding indigenous finance resources into finance curriculum.
  • 2021 Work Integrated Learning 'Talking WIL: Meet the ACEN South Australia Chapter Members'.
  • 2021 Internationalisation of Education Symposium – Reconceptualising Higher Education Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Internationalisation of the Curriculum
  • 2021 Bachelor of Accounting Flinders University Curriculum Renewal Project Workshop with the Stakeholders
  • 2021 AAFANZ Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand - COVID-19 and Accounting Education - The state of play and what lies ahead conference
  • 2019 Participation at Flinders University workshops: Co-designing the curriculum; Engaging Students as Partners and Co-Creators; Inquiry-based Learning and designing online lectures to engage
  • 2015 Publication of ‘Auditors Independence and Non-Audit Services Impact on Audit Expectation Gap in UAE Banking and Financial Sector’- IOSR Journal of Business and Management.


  • Advance HE (HEA)
  • Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ)
  • Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN)
  • Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)