Faculty

Bissett Profile Photo Shiraz Kurji

Shiraz Kurji

Associate Professor
Department of Accounting and Finance
 
Office: EB2038
Phone:  403.440.5063
Email:  SKurji@mtroyal.ca
 
Degrees:
C.M.A., 1988. Society of Management Accountants of Alberta.
B.Phil. in Economics, 1973. University of Nairobi.
B.A. (Honours) in Economics/Sociology, 1971. University of Nairobi.




BIO
Shiraz is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) with many years of industry and public accounting experience. He has 21 years of teaching experience.

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Recognition and Awards

Award: "Award of Excellence" (Canada). Conferred by CMA-Alberta. 2013, June 20.
Award: "CAEF Teaching Award for 2012". CAD2,000 (Canada). Conferred by Chartered Accountatns Education Foundation of Alberta. 2013, April

Teaching Experience
Accounting

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY WORK

Sample Publications and Major Contributions
Calvert, V., Kurji, R., & Kurji, S. (2011, March 15). Service learning for accounting students: what is the faculty role?. Research in Higher Education Journal, 10(3), 4-15 (Accepted).
Book Review. [Review of the book Financial Accounting - Tools For Business Decision Making, Edition Fifth Canadian Edition (2012), by Kimmel, P.D., Weygandt, J.J., Kieso, D.E., Trenholm, B., & Irvine, W.].

Community and University Service
1998 - 2014  Society of Management Accountants of Alberta.
2013, February 24 Treasurer, Mount Royal University Faculty Association (Committee Type: MRFA (Faculty Assoc.)). Role: Other. Member of the Executive of the Association and ensured that the financial records of the association are well managed and maintained. I am also a member of the Education Grants Committee and the Faculty Centre Management Committee.
2011, January 5 - 2013, February 20 Ethics, Mount Royal University Faculty Association (Committee Type: MRFA (Faculty Assoc.)). Role: Member. As a member of the Ethics Committee I sat on a panel to hear and rule on complaints launched by members of the association against other members for ethical breaches stemming from violations of the bylaws of the MRFA.
2009 - 2010 Academic Promotion and Tenure Committee (Committee Type: University). Role: Member.
2008 - 2010 General Faculties Council (GFC) (Committee Type: University). Role: Member.
Other (Teaching, Schol, Service)
(2012 - 2014). President, Board of Directors - Calgary Region. McMan Youth and Family Services.
(2008 - 2012). Board Member. McMan Youth Family and Community Services.
(2010). Judge. Accounting Case Competition.