Maurice B. Goudzwaard Ph.D

...about the instructor

MAURICE B. GOUDZWAARD Ph.D is a former Stanford and UCLA professor of finance who conducts executive seminars at companies all over the world. He has taught Business Finance and economic value added (EVA) to over 8,000 managers at 70 major corporations in fifteen countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand.

He held professorships at Stanford University, UCLA and the University of Southern California (USC), and graduated with distinction from Michigan State University with degrees in Financial Economics and Accounting. He has taught Financial Management Programs in Australia for the University of New South Wales and the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).  In Singapore he is a regular lecturer at the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM).
At UCLA, Professor Goudzwaard instructed in its Ph.D, MBA, Undergraduate and Executive Education programs, and because of his ability to teach Business Finance in an interesting and practical way, he received the "Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching", the first ever extended by the School of Business.

At Stanford University he taught Corporate Finance in the MBA program and developed a course in Mergers and Acquisitions, specifically designed for students earning a Joint Law School and MBA degree.

His writings on financial value added and shareholder wealth creation have been printed in the Journal of Finance and several other scholarly publications. He co-authored the "Treasurer's Handbook" with J. Fred Weston.

He is an American who lives in Malibu, California, is married to an Englishwoman, has a nine year old daughter, is widely travelled and is very keen on cocker spaniels, golf and physical fitness, a life long passion.