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Irene Wiecek

Irene Wiecek

Professor, Teaching Stream, Accounting Area, Director MMPA and Director BIGDataHUB University of Toronto Mississauga


BComm, University of Toronto


Irene Wiecek is a Professor, Teaching Stream, Accounting Area, Director of the Master of Management & Professional Accounting (MMPA) Program and Director of the BIGDataHUB at the Institue for Management & Innovation at the University of Toronto Mississauga, with a cross-appointment to the Accounting area at Rotman.  She is the author and co-author of numerous books and publications including sever editions of Intermediate Accounting (Kieso et al - Canadian Edition) and the IFRS Primer: International GAAP Basics - both Canadian and U.S. editions (with Nickie Young). She is a member of the Canadian Accounting Standards Board IFRS Discussion Group as well as the newly created International Panel on Accountancy Education of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). Irene is a member of the CPA Canada Foresight working group "Reimagining the Profession" and currently sits on the Data Governance committee relating to that project. Her current interests include the impact of new technologies and innovations on the future of the accounting profession and accounting education. 


Academic Positions

  • 1989-Present

    Professor, Accounting Stream, University of Toronto

  • 1995-Present

    Director, MMPA (previously Associate Director), Institute for Management & Innovation, University of Toronto, Mississauga

Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

  • Intermediate Accounting

    Kieso, Weygandt, Warfield, Wiecek, McConomy

    John Wiley and Sons Canada

    Issue:6th - 12th Canadian editions


  • Educating Professionals: Ethics and Judgment in a Changing Learning Environment

    Wiecek and McCardle (editors)

    CPA Canada

    Issue:First edition


  • IFRS Primer: International GAAP Basics

    Wiecek and Young

    John Wiley and Sons Canada

    Issue:First edition


Research and Teaching Interests

International Financial Reporting Standards, Blockchain, Distributed ledger technologies, Integrative decision making, Integrative educational models, Use of multiple intelligence theory in accounting education, Education of professional accountants.

Honors and Awards

  • 2016

    Inaugural IMI Faculty Award, Institute for Management & Innovation (IMI), University of Toronto

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • CPA Ontario

  • CPA Canada

Academic / Professional Service

  • Various search and other committees,

  • President - UTM Faculty Club,

  • 1995 - present

    Director, MMPA Program (previously Associate Director), University of Toronto

  • 2004 - 2018

    Co-Director CPA/Rotman Centre for Innovation in Accounting Education, University of Toronto