University of Calgary

Philip Chang

  • Associate Professor Emeritus of Finance
  • Sessional Instructor
  • Faculty [FNCE]

Research Interests

Teaching & Learning:

Currently Teaching




Dr. Chang is a semi-retired finance professor who continues to teach an experiential learning course, Portfolio Theory and Management, at the Haskayne School of Business of the University of Calgary. In this simulation course, up to 20 groups of students would each be given $1 million to construct, manage, and protect an investment fund based on real stock market data. In the community, he has been volunteering with the non-profit Wing Kei Senior Home Association, which operates 320 beds in three buildings and one campus, and is supported and supervised by the Alberta Health Services. He was a board member (2014-2017) and Vice Chair of the Board (2017-20). He had formerly served on the board of Calgary Economic Development of the City of Calgary and the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre. He is a member of the Canadian College of Health Leaders.

Dr. Chang has formerly served as Associate Dean (International), Director of Centre for International Management, and Area Chair of Finance and Operations Management. He has taught at the business school of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Peking University, China University of Petroleum (Beijing), and National Chengchi University in Taipei. He has won numerous teaching awards at the University of Illinois and the University of Calgary, including the UofC Students' Union Teaching Excellence Award.


Dr. Chang's research interests include corporate finance and investments. Courses he has taught include Statistics, Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Corporate Risk Management, Capital Budgeting, Investments, and Portfolio Management.



  • PhD
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • MA
    National Taiwan University
  • BA
    National Taiwan University
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