Concordia University

Dr. Emilio Boulianne, PhD, FCPA, FCGA, CITP

Professor, Accountancy
Manulife Professorship in Financial Planning

Office: S-MB 15313 
John Molson Building,
1450 Guy
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2754

Professor Boulianne holds the Manulife Professorship in Financial Planning at JMSB. He is a Professor at the Department of Accountancy. He holds a MBA in MIS (Laval U) and a PhD in Accounting (HEC-Montreal). Professor Boulianne published in refereed journals such as Management Accounting Research, Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management, Advances in Environmental Accounting & Management, Journal of Accounting and Organizational Changes, and International Journal of Accounting Information Systems. His works has been presented in various conferences. His research interests cover Strategic Performance Management Systems, Management Control, Sustainability Accounting, Family Business, and Accounting Education. He also published in professional business journals. He teaches Accounting and IT and Management Control at the B.Comm, MBA, Executive MBA, and in the PhD program. He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA Canada) and serves on CPA education committees and CPA-Quebec board. In recognition of his exemplary service to the Accounting Profession, he was granted the Life Member Award and the Fellowship Award FCPA. Professor Boulianne worked for ScotiaBank in Commercial Credit for several years.


PhD (HEC Montreal), FCPA, FCGA

Areas of expertise

Management Control Systems Design
Strategic Performance Management Systems

Sustainability Accounting
Accounting Education

Teaching activities






El Masri, T.,Tekathen, M., Magnan, M., Boulianne, E., 2017. Calibrating Management Control Technologies andthe Dual Identity of Family Firms, Qualitative Research in Accounting andManagement, 14, 2, p. 157-188.


Boulianne, E., Keddie, L., 2017. Where is Sustainability Within theCanadian CPA Education Program? Accepted for publication in Advances in EnvironmentalAccounting & Management.


Boulianne, E., 2016. How Should InformationTechnology Be Covered in the Accounting Program? Canadian Journal ofAdministrative Science, vol.33, no. 4, p. 304-317.


Boulianne, E., 2014. Impact of Accounting Software Utilization on Students’ KnowledgeAcquisition; An Important Change in Accounting Education, Journal of Accountingand Organizational Changes,vol. 10, no. 1, p. 22-48.


Boulianne, E., 2014. AccountingInformation Systems is Losing Ground in the Accounting Program: Impact onthe Microsoft Dynamics Student Certificate. Journal of IntegratedEnterprise Systems,vol. 3, no 1, p. 26-38.


Rodrigue, M., Magnan, M., Boulianne, E., 2013. Stakeholders’ Influence on EnvironmentalStrategy and Performance Indicators: A Managerial Perspective, Management Accounting Research, vol. 24,p. 301-316

Participation activities

Participation on numerous PhD students committees

Sit on the CPA-Quebec board

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