Michel Vézina wins the 2014 CAAA Case Competition Awards

June 5, 2014

Professor Michel Vézina (Accounting) has once again been recognized for his work, this time winning the Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Case Competition Awards, in the “integrated cases (French)” category.

The award was presented on May 31, 2014, at the annual CAAA Conference in Edmonton, for his case entitled Diagnostic de cohérence stratégique par l’étude de cas Stratosphère inc., co-written with Professor Lyne Héroux (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières). Note that Professor Vézina has already won this competition once before, in 2010.

Professor Vézina, FCPA, CA, CA•TI (MSc 1989) holds a PHD in Administration (DSc 1995) from Université Montpellier II (France). He began as a faculty lecturer at HEC Montréal in 1985, and advanced to the rank of Associate Professor by 1997 and Full Professor by 2003. He was the Director and Editor-in-Chief of the international Gestion magazine from 2001 to 2006, and Director of the Department of Accounting Studies from June 2009 to 2012. In 2012 and 2013, he served as Academic Supervisor for the Specialized Graduate Diploma (DESS) in Public Accounting program and was responsible for developing the DESS in Professional Accounting – CPA, after the two accounting orders were merged. Since June 2013 he has been the Academic Director for certificate programs.

He has written numerous books and case studies and won many awards, including the 2013 L.S. Rosen Outstanding Educator Award. As co-author, he shared an honourable mention for the 2010 Alan Blizzard Award from the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and in 2007 won the Award for the Best Case from the Association francophone de comptabilité.

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