Accounting and Management Control
If we wish to comprehend a company’s organizational structure and make the relevant decisions concerning its management, it is vital that we understand how the company accounts for its activity.
Research in the Management Accounting faculty includes topics such as management control systems (MCS) and practices, performance management and measurement systems (PMMS), the role of management accountants, organizational learning, organizational identities and sense-making, and gender issues. The Financial Accounting faculty conducts positive empirical research in areas such as international accounting, earnings management, governance, auditing, bankruptcy prediction, goodwill and intangibles.
The department includes more than 15 professors and 7 doctoral students, both in Financial and Managerial Accounting.
The IFAC Major in Corporate Accounting & Financial Management offers courses in both Financial and Managerial Accounting. This Major is profession-oriented, allowing students to obtain complete (CMA) or partial (Accountancy, DSCG) professional certifications.
The 2018 HEC Foundation best PhD Thesis awarded to Yin Wang
Congratulations Yin! Best PhD Thesis awarded to Yin Wang (HEC PhD 2018) for his " Essays on Corporate Disclosure " under the direction of Vedran Capkun , HEC Associate Professor of Accounting and Management Control. Yin Wang has joined the Singapore Management University...Read More
How Can Impact Investment Satisfy both Societal and Business Needs?
2018 has seen renewed interest in impact investment and its potential for growth in expanding the capital available to address social & environmental issues. On October 10, the annual plenary session co-organized by HEC’s S&O Center , the NGO Action Tank Entreprise &...Read More
HEC Paris Welcomes New Researchers and Professors
This 2018-19 academic year saw the arrival or confirmation of nine academic figures to swell the numbers HEC researchers to 118. At the September 27 Faculty Day, Dean Peter Todd and Faculty & Research Dean Jacques Olivier welcomed the academics, many of whom are known for...Read More
Impactful Investing: Turning Promises into Results
The Society & Organizations (S&O) Center and the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EPVA) recently teamed up with Action Tank Social and Business for a plenary focused on impactful investing. This movement seems to promise both financial return and a meaningful...Read More
HEC Conference on Marketizing Cannabis as a Non-Contested Commodity
Dozens of academics, researchers and students gathered for the end-of-year conference , organized by HEC’s Society & Organizations Center, on cannabis legalization and lessons to be drawn from this contested market. The June 18-19 event, a first at the business school,...Read More
Sebastian Becker, one of the top 40 professors shaping business education
Sebastian Becker , Professor at the Accounting and Management Control department at HEC Paris; has been named by Poets&Quants as one of the " 40 Most Outstanding B-School Profs Under 40 in the World ". The listing recognizes educators from elite institutions who excel in...Read More
2015 HEC Paris Welcome Days
HEC Paris Welcomes New Professors
For the 2014-2015 intake, 15 new faculty members have joined HEC Paris. Trained in the best Ph.D programs, they come from different countries, and prestigious business schools (MIT, Wharton, McGill, Bocconi, etc…). This reflects the diversity of thought and culture, the...Read More
Department faculty directory
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