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Montréal-Boston by Bike: The Chair Awards a Scholarship to Two Accounting Students

As part of the Campus Abroad course ‘Montréal-Boston by Bike’, the CPA International Research Chair in Management Control awarded two scholarships of $ 1,000 each to two MSc students enrolled in an accounting specialization. Maxime Lavallée Bouffard and Jonathan Pace are the winners of this contest held in the winter of 2017. To be eligible, participants had […]

Monday, 15 May, 2017 |

Big Data and Accounting Firms: A Revolution?

The Digital Revolution (Big Data, business analytics, hosted applications and services, connected objects…) is a trend that is drastically changing organizations and more broadly society. According to a survey conducted by NewVantage Partners in 2016, more than 70% of large US companies perceive Big Data as a fundamental tool for success. A forum published in […]

Friday, 17 March, 2017 |

The Link Between Research and Teaching in Accounting. A Workshop Held by Olivier Saulpic, Professor at ESCP Europe

The CPA International Research Chair in Management Control has today organized a workshop held by Olivier Saulpic, professor at ESCP Europe, on the link between teaching and research in accounting. Olivier Saulpic is head of the Management Control Department at ESCP Europe Paris campus and co-director of the Health Management Innovation Research Centre. He invited us […]

Thursday, 2 March, 2017 |

Symposium for CFOs and Controllers on April 7: How to Drive a Digital Transformation?


The digital revolution (Big Data, analytics, hosting applications/services, connected objects, etc.) is ushering in fundamental transformations for organizations and their business models. As a result, the time and facilities required to generate accounting data are changing. These new technologies are also making it possible to integrate an increasingly diverse body of complementary non-accounting […]

Friday, 17 February, 2017 |

Review of the Conference with Anthony Menendez: ‘Are Whistleblowers a Necessary Evil in Corporate Governance?’

What do ethics, audit committee, legal system and activism have in common? In short, they are closely connected to the history of whistleblowers and their impact on corporate governance.

We had the privilege to learn more about the ins and outs of corporate denunciation during a breakfast conference at Club Saint-James with Anthony Menendez on the […]

Thursday, 9 February, 2017 |