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Parvez Sopariwala

Email
sopariwp@gvsu.edu

Title
Professor

Office
3146 L. William Seidman Center

Phone
616-331-7406

Department
School of Accounting

Biography

Professor Sopariwala teaches Cost/Managerial Accounting at the sophomore, junior and graduate levels. He earned his Ph.D. at Michigan State University, his MBA at Bowling Green State University and his Bachelor's in Commerce at Bombay University. His research focuses on the cost of capacity utilization and strategic analysis of operating income. He has received research and teaching awards while at Grand Valley State University.

Education

  • PH.D., Managerial Accounting, Information Systems and Statistics, Michigan State University. (1985).
  • MBA, Information Systems, Bowling Green State University. (1977).
  • B.Comm, Accounting and Auditing, Sydenham College, Bombay University, Bombay, India. (1970).

Teaching Areas

  • Cost of capacity utilization
  • Strategic Analysis of Variance

Publications

  • Sopariwala, P. . Applying Time-Driven, Activity-Based Costing to Metro Health’s Outpatient Clinic. Cost Management, forthcoming.
  • Sopariwala, P. (2014). How step-variable costs impact short-term product-mix decisions when input resources are scarce. Cost Management, 28(6), 16 - 23.
  • Mudde, P., Sopariwala, P. (2014). U.S. Airways Merger: A Strategic Variance Analysis of Changes in Post-Merger Performance. Journal of Accounting Education, 32, 305-322.

Services

  • University Research & Development Committee
  • University Sabbatical Review Committee

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