The Department of Accounting and Finance, Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), conducted a one-day workshop on “How to publish in impact factor journals” on Sep 27, 2021, in Auditorium 2, Block-A at 10:00 am – 03:00 pm for faculty and PhD students. About 25 participants attended the workshop. The workshop was organized by Dr. Nousheen Tariq Bhutta under the Jinnah Business Research Centre (JBRC). The trainers of this workshop were Dr. Imran Yousaf, Assistant Professor, Namal Institute, Mianwali, and Dr. Shoaib Ali, Assistant Professor, Air University, Islamabad.
Dr. Imran Yousaf discussed the specific areas of finance such as Green Finance, Fintech, NFT’s (Non-Fungile Tokens) in cryptocurrencies, and Machine Learning. He suggested keeping an eye on the trending topics through different sources such as National and International Financial Magazines, The Economist, and Financial Times. After these suggestions, he discussed the writing process of a research article in detail. All the elements were discussed one by one. These elements include abstract/title, introduction, literature review, data and methodology, results, and conclusion. Numerous tips and suggestions were shared with the participants.
Dr. Shoaib Ali shared his insights regarding journal indexing and prefer multiple indexed journals instead of single indexed journals. He guided the participants on how to find the right journal for their research article. He discussed co-authoring, referencing, and how to respond to the queries to the reviewer. He briefed about the importance of proofreading and formatting the manuscript.
Dr. Jaleel Ahmed Malik, Head of Accounting and Finance Department, appreciated the trainers and presented the souvenir to Dr. Shoaib Ali, and Dr. Nousheen Tariq Bhutta presented the souvenir to Dr. Imran Yousaf.