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HABABOU Moez

E-mail: mhababou@bus.yorku.ca

 

 EDUCATION

 Exchange program at the Faculty of Commerce and Administrative Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

 1996-1998

  Ph.D., Third year candidate in Management Science, York University, Schulich School of Business

 1996-1998

 International MBA Exchange program, York University, Schulich School of Business

 Winter 1996

 Master of Business Administration, Major: Finance, Faculty of Administrative Studies, Laval University

1994-1996

Honor roll 1994-1995, 1995-1996; A average (4.0 over 4.33)Published thesis (June 1996): A Multicriteria Approach to the Selection of a Portfolio Manager.

 B.B.A in High Commercial Studies (Hautes Études Commerciales), Major Finance, IHEC: Institute of High Commercial Studies (Tunisia )

 1990 -1994

Honor roll 1990-1991; 1991-1992 & 1992-1993

Published work papers: Toward a Better Protection of the Tunisian Consumer; the Canadian Example (IHEC 1994); The Perception of HEC Graduates by Tunisian Companies (IHEC 1993).

 Distinctions

 Won the prize for Best Case in the ASAC case track competition for the case "Project Transform: Re-engineering for the Bank of the Future". Co-author: William Johnson.

York University Entrance Graduate Students Scholarship

Scholarship, CIDA (Canadian International Development Agency)

Ranked among the best 6% in the World in the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT); score achieved 660

 

1998

1996-1997

1994-1996

1996

 

Publications

  • "A Multicriteria Approach for Selecting a Portfolio Manager" published in the special issue of INFOR on performance analysis, August 1998; co-author Jean-Marc Martel (Laval University).
  • "Separating Sales and Service Efficiencies in Bank Branches" under review; co-authors Wade D. Cook and Hans J. Tuenter (York University).
  • "The concept of representativeness as a technique for ranking efficient units" under review; ; co-authors Wade D. Cook (York University).

 Conferences

  • Presented a paper "Separating Sales and Service Efficiencies in Bank Branches" at the CORS conference (Ottawa, May 1997) and at the INFORMS conference (Dallas, October 1997).
  • Presented a paper "The concept of representativeness as a technique for ranking efficient units" at the INFORMS conferences (Montreal, April 1998 and Tel Aviv, June 1998).
  • Presented a paper "A Multicriteria Approach for Selecting a Portfolio Manager" at the MOGPM conference (Quebec City, May 1998).
  • Paper in review: A Multicriteria Approach for Selecting a Portfolio Manager; co-author with Prof. Jean-Marc Martel (Laval University).

Professional experiences

 Course Director, Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto Fall 1998

  • Course director for the course "Introduction to Administrative Studies"
  • Enrollment: 47 students from the third year B.B.A.

 Research Assistant, Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto, 1996-1998

  • Worked for Prof. Wade D. Cook, Area Coordinator of the Management Science department.
  • Did an efficiency analysis for CIBC Bank involving a network of 1280 branches.
  • Helped Prof. Cook in his bibliographical research and research projects.

 Researcher, Laval University Pension Fund, Quebec City, 1995

  • Created a portfolio manager selection model based on a Multicriteria Approach.
  • Applied this model for choosing a small capitalization stocks portfolio manager.
  • Interviewed managers of the 12 majors pension funds in the Province of Quebec as a preliminary survey.

 Research Assistant, Faculty of Administrative Studies, Laval University, Quebec City, Fall 1995

  • Worked for Mr. Jean-Marc Martel, Area Coordinator of the Management Science department.
  • Effected bibliographical research and prepared course material.
  • Prepared synthesized summaries of articles relevant to Mr. Martelís research.

 Investment Analyst, Les Couvoirs de Naassen (Tunisia), 1992-1994

  • Analyzed growth and investment opportunities.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements.
  • Establishment periodical cash situation and investment returns.
  • Was responsible of public relations with financial partners of the company.

 Trainee, Office des Ports Nationaux Tunisiens (OPNT), La Goulette, Tunisia, Summer 1992

  • trainee in the budget section in the financial department
  • Worked on the preparation of OPNTís annual budget for 1993

 Trainee, hotel ABOUNAWAS Gammarth, Gammarth, Tunisia, Summer 1991

  • Public relation and group reservations in the commercial department

 Special Skills

Languages: fluent in English, French, Arabic and Italian. Basic Spanish.

Computer Skills: proficient in Word, Excel, Lotus, Quatro pro, PowerPoint, statistics (SAS), marketing analysis (SPSS) and graphics (Corel Draw, Photoshop), WWW browser softwares (Netscape, Explorer) and search engines.

 Extracurricular Accomplishments

Treasurer for the Association of Doctoral Students in Administrative Studies

Member of Laval University Student Counseling Association (CRAEDO "Centre de Recherche sur líAide à líÉvaluation et à la Décision dans líEntreprise")

1996-1997

1995-1996

Member of AIESEC Carthage committee, responsible of exchange program

1990-1993

Member of IHEC Basket-ball team

1990-1992

Trips: Canada, France, England, Israel, Italy, Holland, Mexico, Morocco, Spain, and USA.

 

Hobbies: Tennis, squash, bicycling, soccer, and swimming.

 

 

Skills in finance

 List of financeís courses followed during my undergraduate and graduate studies:

Field in finance

Title of the course

 

IHEC Carthage (Tunisia)

Laval University (Quebec)

York University (Toronto)

University of British Columbia (Vancouver)

Financial Theory and corporate finance

  • Financial theory
  • Financial theory
  • International finance

    • International financial theory
  • International financial markets
  • Options and derivatives

    • Financial Theory
  • Speculative markets
  • Portfolio management

    • Portfolio management
  • Portfolio management
  • Banking

    • Management of banks
  • Financial management of banks
  • Taxation

    • Taxation
  • Taxation and financial decisions
  • Financial Planning

    • Policy
  • Financial planning and financial policy
  • Financial analysis

    • Financial management
  • Advanced corporate finance
  • Financial management

    • Finance I
    • Finance II
  • Financial theory
  • Financial economics

    • Econometrics
    • Monetary systems
    • Government finances
  • Econometrics
  • Advanced Econometrics
  • Time Series Analysis
  •