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Integrated reporting: the benefits of a clear and concise presentation Published at 13.05.20
Integrated reporting: the benefits of a clear and concise presentation
Insights into research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL – Integrated Reporting (IR) combines financial, environmental and social information in a way that allows companies to present a comprehensive view of their activities and show how they value their human, social, intellectual, environmental, manufacturing and financial capital. Better still, a recent research project carried out by Prof. Gaia Melloni, HEC Lausanne (UNIL) and her co-authors, shows that a clear and concise presentation, as recommended by international guidelines, brings economic benefits.
2nd Swiss Accounting Research Alpine Camp (SARAC) Published at 25.02.20
2nd Swiss Accounting Research Alpine Camp (SARAC)
The 2nd Swiss Accounting Research Alpine Camp (SARAC) was closed with great success in Andermatt on Feb.7, 2020, jointly organized by the accounting research groups of HEC Lausanne and University of St. Gallen.
What makes financial analysts so optimistic about their forecasts? Published at 22.01.20
What makes financial analysts so optimistic about their forecasts?
Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL – It is commonly recognized that financial analysts tend to be too optimistic when forecasting stock prices, but why is it the case? That’s the question Prof. Alain Schatt from HEC Lausanne (UNIL) and his co-authors decided to tackle in a recent research project.
Professor Daniel Oyon has been appointed to the board of the Federal Audit Oversight Authority (FAOA) by the Federal Council Published at 20.12.19
Professor Daniel Oyon has been appointed to the board of the Federal Audit Oversight...
Daniel Oyon, a Full Professor in the Department of Accounting and Control at HEC Lausanne, UNIL, has been appointed by the Federal Council to the board of the Federal Audit Oversight Authority (FAOA) for a further four years. Professor Oyon represents academic circles on the board.
Best teacher awards: nine professors rewarded at HEC Lausanne Published at 19.12.19
Best teacher awards: nine professors rewarded at HEC Lausanne
The Deanship of the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne recently presented its nine “HEC Lausanne Best Teacher Awards”, singling out teachers for the success of their courses as rated by students.
New appointment at HEC Lausanne: Gaia Melloni as an Assistant Professor Published at 12.09.19
New appointment at HEC Lausanne: Gaia Melloni as an Assistant Professor
Pr. Gaia Melloni joined the Department of Accounting and Control at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) on September 1, 2019, as an Assistant Professor. An expert and researcher in accounting and corporate sustainability, Prof. Melloni will notably teach these subjects in the "Research in Sustainablility Accounting" course of the Master's program in Accounting, Control and Finance.
Female Career Award 2019: Prof. Mary E. Barth recognized by HEC Lausanne for her exceptional academic career Published at 10.09.19
Female Career Award 2019: Prof. Mary E. Barth recognized by HEC Lausanne for her...
EQUALITY PROGRAM | On 17 September, Professor of Accounting Mary E. Barth, from Stanford University, will be on UNIL campus for the first day of the new academic year to receive the Female Career Award from the Equal Opportunity Committee of HEC Lausanne (UNIL). The School is delighted to recognize the outstanding career of a professor who has been a true source of inspiration for women’s academic careers.
Eduniversal Rankings 2019 - HEC Lausanne’s Master in Accounting, Control and Finance and Executive MBA are among the top programs Published at 06.08.19
Eduniversal Rankings 2019 - HEC Lausanne’s Master in Accounting, Control and Finance...
For the eighth consecutive year, Eduniversal has ranked HEC Lausanne's (UNIL) Master in Accounting, Control and Finance as the best master’s degree in accounting in Western Europe. The Executive MBA with a focus on Healthcare Management is second in the world rankings for healthcare management, while the Executive MBA with a focus on Management and Corporate Finance is in third position among Executive MBAs in Western Europe.

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