Professor Normand Gendron

 

Professor Normand Gendron
Assistant Professor
Accounting

Detailed Profile

Professor Normand Gendron
Assistant Professor
Accounting

Office: McCain Centre 405Q
Phone: 902 457 6224
Fax: 902 445 2582
Email: Normand.Gendron@msvu.ca
Office Hours: Available by appointment.

Qualifications: 
Academic: BBA, MBA
Professional designations: CPA, CMA

Joined the Mount: 2006 (BBA student), 2014 (Sessional instructor), 2022 full time instructor

Relevant Prior Work Experience:
Board Treasurer and Director of Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Program Development, & Operations for municipal government, charities, and nonprofit organizations, working in environment, early childhood education, arts & culture, community, health, and regulatory services (23 years). Private tax consultant for film and cultural sector clients. Financial planner.

Courses Taught:
Introductory (I & II), Intermediate, Managerial, Hospitality Management, and Cost Accounting, Finance (I & II), and Finance – Tourism, Community Financial Management, Operations Management, Introduction to Information Systems in Organizations, Management Information Systems, Introduction to Business Administration, Small Business Management, Organizational Topics, Business Ethics, Not-for-Profit Marketing.

Research Interests:

  • Completing MA-Ed degree (anticipated graduation May 2023). Thesis topic: Ideological threats to community development and adult learning in conditions of uncertainty.
  • Using role-play to find meaning in accounting theory and practice as taught in undergraduate introductory accounting courses. (Study scheduled for Fall 2022.)
  • Developing a textbook for nonprofit organization financial management, based on Canadian accounting standards and tax regulations, using Nova Scotia’s community sector organizations as exemplars.

Research Grants:
Nova Scotia Research & Innovation Graduate Scholarship

Professional Projects and Activities:
Volunteer webinar development, consulting, and workgroup facilitation on strategy, financial & risk management, capital project development & management, and grant applications, for childcare, health, literacy, and poverty community sector organizations.