Norbert Tschakert


Professional Details

Title Gassett-Schiller '83 Endowed Chair
Department Accounting and Finance
Office Classroom Building 223
Phone 978.542.6627
Email norbert.tschakert@salemstate.edu
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Recent and Upcoming Courses

ACC 350 Forensic Accounting
ACC 407 Auditing Theory and Practice
ACC 870 Advanced Auditing

Professional Biography

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sempra Energy
TEACHING EXPERIENCE: Helmut Schmidt University, San Diego State University, University of the Virgin Islands
PROFESSIONAL LICENSE: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - California Board of Accountancy, Certified Management Accountant (CMA) - Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business (IMA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) - Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) - Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) - American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) - American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
AWARDS: 2016 ATA/Deloitte Teaching Innovation Award, 2015 Salem State University Accounting Association Professor of the Year Award, 2015 MSCPA Outstanding Educator of the Year Award, 2015 AAA TLC Outstanding Accounting Education Research Award, 2012 and 2013 Mark Chain AICPA/FSA Innovation in Graduate Teaching Award (honorable mention), 2011 AAA Innovation in Accounting Education Award, 2010 CAAA Howard Teall Innovation in Accounting Education Award, 2010 IBFR Outstanding Research Award

Professional Interests

Associate Editor - Accounting Education; Editorial Board Member - Issues in Accounting Education (IAE), Journal of Forensic Accounting Research (JFAR), Journal of Accounting Education (JAEd)

Program Chair and President-Elect for the Northeast Region Section Conference of the American Accounting Association

Member of the Academic and Career Development Committee of the Massachusetts Society of CPA’s

Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Advisory Council

Selected Publications

Learning from Ethical Violations in Public Accounting: A South African Audit Scandal and a Firm's Transformation (with M. Holtzblatt and C. Foltin). Issues in Accounting Education, accepted and forthcoming

Using Engagement Triggers in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation Classes (with Z. Blaber and L. Chen). Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting, accepted and forthcoming

Teaching Data Analytics Skills in Auditing Classes using Tableau (with T. Weirich and S. Kozlowski). Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, Vol. 15, Issue 2, 2018

Teaching Data Analytics using ACL (with T. Weirich and S. Kozlowski). Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, Vol. 14, Issue 2, 2017

How Business Schools Can Integrate Data Analytics into the Accounting Curriculum (with J. Kokina, S. Kozlowski and M. Vasarhelyi). The CPA Journal, September 2017

Crazy Accounting at Crazy Eddie Inc., Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting, Vol. 9, Issue 1, 2017

The Red Flags of Fraud: Internal Auditor’s Knowledge of the Business makes them Ideal Candidates to detect Unethical Behaviors (with B. Needles and M. Holtzblatt). Internal Auditor, October 2016

The Next Frontier in Data Analytics – Why CPAs and organizations need to learn to use advanced technology to predict and achieve outcomes (with J. Kokina, S. Kozlowski and M. Vasarhelyi). Journal of Accountancy, August 2016

Should U.S. and Global Regulators take a Bigger Tax Bite out of Technology Companies? (with M. Holtzblatt and J. Geekie). Issues in Accounting Education, Vol. 31, Issue 1, 2016

The Importance of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) for Accounting Education (with B. Needles, M. Holtzblatt, J. Klink and M. Wong). Advances in Accounting Education: Teaching and Curriculum Innovations, Vol. 16, 2015

Baker Hughes: Greasing the Wheels in Kazakhstan - FCPA Violations and Implementation of a Corporate Ethics and Anti-Corruption Compliance Program (with M. Holtzblatt). Journal of Accounting Education, Vol. 32, Issue 1, 2014

Teaching IFRS with Videos and Webcasts: Resources, Analysis and Guidance (with M. Holtzblatt and H. Abu-Khadra). Advances in Accounting Education: Teaching and Curriculum Innovations, Vol. 13, 2012

Expanding your Accounting Classroom with Digital Video Technology (with M. Holtzblatt). Journal of Accounting Education, Vol. 29, Issue 2, 2011

Experiential Learning via an Innovative Inter-University IFRS Student Video Competition (with M. Holtzblatt). Accounting Education, Vol. 20, Issue 4, 2011

IFRS Cyber-Guest Lecturers: A Pedagogical Resource for Professors and an Inspiration for Student YouTube.com Video Projects (with M. Holtzblatt). Streaming Media in Higher Education: Method and Outcomes, IGI Global 2011