Dr.Cevdet Kızıl graduated from Business Administration Department of Istanbul University in 2002. Then, he earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) and M.S. Organizational Leadership degrees from Southern New Hampshire University in 2005 and 2008 respectively. Dr.Kızıl was invited to Delta Mu Delta (DMD) International Honor Society in Business Administration for recognition of high scholastic attainment after earning his M.S. degree in 2008. He was also awarded full (100%) scholarship for the Finance and Banking Ph.D. Program of Kadir Has University in 2006 and earned his doctorate in 2009. Kızıl is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA), Certified Controls Specialist (CCS), ISO27001 Lead Auditor and ISO9001 Lead Auditor. He currently serves as the President of Institute for Internal Controls (IIC) Turkey. 
Dr.Cevdet Kızıl has several published books and articles in Turkey and internationally. His articles had also been published by popular business/management journals such as Harvard Business Review, Marketing Turkiye and PERYÖN. Several articles of Kızıl were also published by Habertürk Newspaper through 2009-2011. He currently serves as the reviewer and editorial board member of several scientific journals. One of the international projects he participated titled "Coming Home: Reverse Migration of Entrepreneurs and Academics in India and Turkey in Light of the Chinese Experience" is funded by Research Grant Council (RGC) of Hong Kong. 
Formerly, Dr.Kızıl worked as an accountant in Acaröz Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Office, Instructor in Istanbul University, Assistant External Auditor in Florence Nightingale Hospital, Cap Auditor and Consultant in Dekon Group, Graduate Assistant in Southern New Hampshire University, Instructor and Consultant in SET Education and Consulting Services, Teaching and Research Assistant - Ph.D. and Instructor Ph.D. in Kadir Has University, Associate Professor of Finance and Accounting in Beykent University, Visiting Assistant Professor at University of Lodz (Uniwersytet Lodzki - Poland), Assistant Professor at Turkish Naval Forces, Visiting Assistant Professor at University of Sevilla (Universidad de Sevilla - Spain), Assistant Professor in Yalova University and Assistant Professor in Istanbul 29 Mayıs University. So far, Dr.Kızıl has taught several associate's, undergraduate and graduate level courses. Also, he has held several administrative duties in universities. Kızıl earned Best Publication Performance award in Yalova University (2013 and 2014),  Excellence in Teaching Award in Yalova University (2013 and 2014), Appreciation Plaque and Certificate for Outstanding Performance as the Vice Department Chairman in Yalova University (2014), Erasmus Teaching Mobility Scholarship Award (2013 and 2012), World Academy of Social Sciences Best Paper Award (2012), Republic of Turkey The Land Forces Commandership Superior Service-Appreciation Award (2006), chess championship medals and plaques in Southern New Hampshire University, İstanbul University Faculty of Economics Business Administration Department and Yalova University.