Dr Chris Ackermann

Chris Ackermann

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance - Tauranga campus

Qualifications: PhD; PGDip (Internal Auditing); PGCert (Mgt) (HBS UK); CIA®; CGAP®; CCSA®

About Chris

Teaching Excellence Award winner - Waikato Management School 2019

Papers Taught

Research Supervised

Completed supervision (master's):

  1. Determinants of loan default by collateral lending group in micro-finance
  2. The required knowledge and skills for Integrated Reporting
  3. A technology based solution for the teaching of basic accounting principles (student completed with distinction)
  4. The impact of capital structure on the performance of the financial sector
  5. The state of IT Governance disclosure in JSE listed companies in SA

Research Interests

  • Internal auditing
  • Mixed methods
  • Accounting education

Recent Publications

  • Modisagae, K., & Ackermann, C. (2018). Determinants of defaulting by collateral lending groups in microfinancing: A probit regression approach. Acta Commercii, 18(1), 7 pages. doi:10.4102/ac.v18i1.562

  • Ackermann, C. (2017). A holistic view of internal audit attributes - the case of metropolitan municipalities in South Africa. African Journal of Public Affairs, 9(9), 29-42.

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Accounting; Financial Accounting; Management Accounting

Internal Auditing

Contact Details

Room: 4.03, Tauranga campus
Phone: ext. 3554