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Donna L. Losell

Donna L. Losell

Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, Emerita

Degrees:

MBA, University of Toronto
BA, University of Toronto

Phone:

416-978-2544

Bio

Donna Losell is an Associate Professor Emerita, Teaching Stream at Rotman. She currently teaches courses in Financial Distress and Insolvency, Managerial Decision Making, and Advanced Management Planning and Control. Donna teaches in a variety of executive education programs including Bridge to Business, Indian Railways Program, Advanced Human Resources Program and The Financial Workshop for Women Entrepreneurs. Her research includes computerization of accounting systems, the effect of end user computing on the development and maintenance of internal control systems, and control systems in accounting.

Academic Positions

  • 1987- present

    Senior Lecturer, Rotman

  • 1981 - 1986

    Assistant Professor, Rotman

Non-Academic Positions

  • 1978-1981

    Senior Auditor, PWC

Selected Publications - Papers

  • Review of Cost Accounting, Robotics, and the New Manufacturing Environment

    with A.R. Reuber

    Contemporary Accounting Research

    Issue:5, (Spring)

    1989

  • Some Empirical Evidence on the Stability of Accounting Error Characteristics Over Time

    with J. Ham and W. Smieliauskas

    Contemporary Accounting Research

    Issue:Volume 4, (Fall)

    1987

  • A Note on the Neutrality of Internal Control Systems in Audit Practice

    with J. Ham and W. Smieliauskas

    Contemporary Accounting Research

    Issue:Volume 5, (Spring)

    1986

  • Role of the Auditor: A Research Study

    with D.B. Thornton

    C.G.A. Canada

    Issue:(June)

    1986

  • An Empirical Study of Error Characteristics in Accounting Populations

    with J. Ham and W. Smieliauskas

    The Accounting Review

    Issue:(July)

    1985

Research and Teaching Interests

Currently teaches courses in financial distress and insolvency, managerial decision making, and advanced management planning and control. Teaches in a variety of Executive Education Programs including Bridge to Business, Indian Railways Program, Advanced Human Resources Program and The Financial Workshop for Women Entrepreneurs.

Research includes computerization of accounting systems, the effect of end user computing on the development and maintenance of internal control systems, and control systems in accounting.

Academic / Professional Service

  • 2009- present

    Board member, Doane House Hospice

  • 1997-2007

    Chair, Finance Committee, Hart House, University of Toronto

  • 1986-1988

    Assistant Dean & Director of Student Affairs, Rotman

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