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Donna L. Losell

Donna Losell

    Donna L. Losell

    Associate Professor, Teaching Stream in Accounting

    Degrees: MBA, University of Toronto
    BA, University of Toronto
    Email: Send an email to Donna L. Losell
    Phone: 416-978-2544

    Bio

    Donna Losell is an Associate Professor of Teaching Stream in Accounting 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

    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

    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.  

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