Oscar Sillén Dissertation Prize 2016 to Henning Christner
On December 14, Henning Christner at the Department of Accounting was awarded the 2016 Oscar Sillén Dissertation Prize by Företagsekonomiska Institutet (FEI). Congratulations Henning!
Welcome to the class of 2016 in the master program Accounting and Financial Management
On August 26, Henrik Nilsson, as the head of the master program in Accounting and Financial Management, hosted a welcome reception in his garden in Enskede for our 71 new master students. Welcome to the Class of 2016!
Gabriel Karlberg in the jury of Junior Achievement
Gabriel Karlberg, at the Department of Accounting, is part of the jury that selects the winner in the 2016 national championship of Junior Achievement (Ung Företagsamhet - UF). This year 26 000 students enrolled in the educational program of UF and 8 000 companies were formed.
SSE student awarded first prize in competition by the City of Stockholm
The City of Stockholm, one of the collaboration partners of the Department of Accounting, arranged a competition at the job fairs at SSE (Handelsdagarna) and at Stockholm University. Artur Obminski, second year bachelor student at SSE, was the lucky winner!
Accounting students receive sustainability thesis prize
Two bachelor students in accounting and financial management, Anna Zhan and Josefin Halvarsson, have been awarded the thesis prize in Business Administration and Sustainability by the Research Institute for Sustainability and Ethics in Business (RiseB.se) at Umeå University. Anna and Josefin wrote their thesis "Corporate Social Responsibility and the Cost of Capital: Is CSR priced in the Swedish capital market?" under the supervision of Assistant Professor Florian Eugster in the spring of 2015. Congratulations Anna and Josefin!
Niclas Hellman receives grants from the Handelsbanken research foundations
Niclas Hellman, Acting Professor at the Department of Accounting, has received research grants from the Handelsbanken Research Foundations for his project “Vad styr företagens val och efterlevnad av redovisningsprinciper? Studier av effekter i samband med införandet av ny redovisningsnormering i Sverige". Congratulations Niclas!
ACE - the Accounting and Financial Management Center of Excellence - is launched!
ACE - the Accounting and Financial Management Center of Excellence - was officially launched on April 14 at an event in the auditorium at SSE. Part of the program was a panel discussion with Ingrid Bonde (CFO at Vattenfall), Johan Molin (CEO of AssaAbloy) and Henrik Nilsson (Acting Professor, SSE) on how to develop CFO talent for the future. The discussion was moderated by Assistant Professor Hanna Setterberg. For questions about ACE please contact Tomas Hjelström at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tomas Hjelström selected "Teacher of the Year" by the Executive MBA class of 2014
On April 9, Tomas Hjelström at the Department of Accounting was awarded the title "Teacher of the Year" by the Executive MBA class of 2014 which graduated this year. It is the sixth time that Tomas receives this distinction. Congratulations Tomas!
Niclas Hellman writes in SvD about the lack of accounting teachers at Swedish Universities
On March 13, Svenska Dagbladet published an article concerning the lack of university teachers in the field of accounting. Acting Professor Niclas Hellman was one of the co-authors.
Master Thesis Award to Accounting Students
On November 23 two graduates of the Master Program in Accounting and Financial Management, Sebastian Anesten and Niclas Möller, were awarded the Söderberg Partner Prize for best master thesis in finance. Niclas and Sebastian wrote their thesis "Complex Parsimony in Equity Valuation – An Empirical Assessment of Model Design and the Incremental Effects of Complexity" under the supervision of Professor Kenth Skogsvik in the spring of 2015. Congratulations Niclas and Sebastian!