Wolfgang DICK

Teaching Professor
department: Accounting and Management Control 
Campus de Cergy
+33 (0)1 34 43 30 09
Financial Accounting & auditing – Management
Biography

Wolfgang Dick teaches financial accounting in the Bachelor, Master, and Executive Master programs at the Paris, Singapore and Morocco campuses of ESSEC. He also intervenes in business simulations and other high-level activities. He teaches in French, English, and German.
Wolfgang is Academic Director of the Executive Master of Financial Management and Control since 2003, and of the Executive Master of Senior Banking Management since 2014. His research activities mainly concern international financial information and company governance. Wolfgang as published the teaching books "Comptabilité financière en IFRS" (5th edition, Pearson 2020) and "Financial Accounting with IFRS" (5th edition, Pearson 2020). He also publishes in academic and professional journals.
In addition to his academic and educational activities, Wolfgang Dick has worked from 2002 to 2004 at PSA Peugeot Citroën, as Director of Studies and Accounting Methods, in charge of preparing the first IFRS accounts of the company.

Certificates

  • 2010: Global Colloquium on Participant Centered Learning (Harvard Business School United States of America)

Diplomas

  • 1997: Doctorat in Sciences of Management (Université Paris-Est-Créteil-Val-de-Marne France)
  • 1991: MSc in Management. Major Audit management (ESCP EUROPE France)
  • 1989: MSc in Management (Diplom-Kaufmann). Majors Taxation and Auditing. (Saarland University Germany)
Career
Other appointments
    • 2022 – 2025 : Head of the Accounting and Management Control Department (ESSEC Business School France)
Full-time academic appointments
    • 2012 – Now : Teaching Professor (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 2009 – 2012 : Associate Teaching Professor (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 1996 – 2009 : Assistant Professor (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 1993 – 1995 : Research-Assistant, specializing in international comparative accounting : Development of a computerized program of conversion for annual accounts within a national context. (France, Germany, Spain, Great Britain). In collaboration with: J.Y. Eglem and P. Delvaille; 1993-1995. (ESCP EUROPE France)
    • 1991 – 1993 : Research-Assistant, specializing in international comparative accounting : European research on accounting principles: Analysis of international accounting practices in twelve European countries and the creation of a computerized database. With P. Delvaille (ESCP), S. Archer (London), and S. Maclay (Bangor) (ESCP EUROPE France)

Journal articles

Books

Book chapters

Management

  • 2014 – Now : Think-tank thèses (ESSEC Business School France)

Accounting and Management Control 

  • 2013 – Now : Financial Accounting and Analysis (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2003 – Now : Financial accounting (IFRS) (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 1996 – Now : Seminar director: “Financial Analysis.” in the DESS Program: “French – German Management and Marketing” (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle France)
  • 1995 – 1997 : Head of seminar “Reading and Understanding a German Balance Sheet.” (Francis Lefebvre Formation France)
  • 1995 – 1997 : Seminar director: “Accounting and Management in German Businesses.” In the DESS Program: “Languages and Applied International Commerce in Anglo-Saxon and German Markets,” (Université Cergy-Pontoise France)
  • 1991 – 1996 : Director for the seminar: “Management Techniques and Financial Analysis.” In the DESS Program (“Economie et Société dans les Pays de Langue Allemande”) (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle France)
  • 1991 – 1996 : Fachlektor Wirtschaftswissenschaft for the German Institute at the University of the New Sorbonne (Paris III) within the context of a bilateral exchange program between France and Germany (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle France)
  • 1991 – 1996 : Responsible for integrating information in a bilateral exchange program between France and Germany, particularly for the simulation of balances and interactions between an enterprise’s functions, and for a comparative financial analysis (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle France)
  • 1991 – 1996 : Representative of the German Institute in the Information Systems Committee and at Cellule Université – Entreprises de l’Université Sorbonne Nouvelle in the context of a bilateral exchange program between France and Germany (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle France)
Professional activities
  • Consulting
    • 1996 – Now: Seminar director: “Financial Analysis.” in the DESS Program: “French – German Management and Marketing” at the University Paris III – Sorbonne Nouvelle
    • 1995 – 1997: Led the seminar “Reading and Understanding a German Balance Sheet.” Francis Lefebvre – Formation et Préparation Viète, Paris
    • 1995 – 1997: Seminar director: “Accounting and Management in German Businesses.” In the DESS Program: “Languages and Applied International Commerce in Anglo-Saxon and German Markets,” at the University of Cergy-Pontoise
    • 1991 – 1996: Fachlektor Wirtschaftswissenschaft the German Institute at the University of the New Sorbonne (Paris III) within the context of a bilateral exchange program between France and Germany
    • 1991 – 1996: Research-Assistant at the ESCP, specializing in international comparative accounting
Research activities
  • Member of an academic association
    • 1965 – Now: Member of the European Accounting Association (EAA)
    • 1965 – Now: Member of the Association Française de Comptabilité (AFC)
    • 1965 – Now: Member of the American Accounting Association (AAA)
  • Function in an academic association
    • 1965 – Now: Secretary of the Association ECOSIP – Economy of Integrated Production Systems