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 [...]

2017-09-13T15:00:31+00:00 March 17, 2017|

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

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 [...]

2017-09-13T15:02:12+00:00 March 2, 2017|

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

PROGRAM AND REGISTRATION Honorary Chair: Geneviève Mottard, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ordre des CPA du Québec Host: Samuel Sponem, Professor and Chairholder of the CPA International Research Chair in Management Control, HEC Montréal The digital revolution (Big Data, analytics, hosting applications, etc.) is ushering in fundamental transformations for organizations and their [...]

2017-09-13T15:10:10+00:00 February 17, 2017|

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

Anthony Mendendez and Samuel Sponem, Chairholder of the CPA International Research Chair in Management Control 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 [...]

2017-09-13T15:15:44+00:00 February 9, 2017|

Between Compliance and Strategic Leadership. An Article on Good Practices of Efficient CFOs

CFOs and auditors must both assume accountability responsibilities and play a business partner role with senior management and the various units within an organization. How can they reconcile these two requirements? Discover four key competencies and best practices of successful CFOs in this article written by Lambert Jerman, assistant professor in the Department of Accounting [...]

2017-09-13T15:25:10+00:00 January 25, 2017|