Dr Chris Ackermann

Chris Ackermann

Senior Lecturer in Accounting - Tauranga campus


Accounting; Financial Accounting; Management Accounting

Internal Auditing

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

Contact Details

Room: 4.03, Tauranga campus
Phone: +64 7 262 0554

Papers Taught

About Chris

Nominated - Divisional Teaching Excellence Award - 2019

Nominated - Nola Campbell Memorial eLearning Excellence Awards - 2019

Winner - Divisional Teaching Excellence Award - Waikato Management School 2019

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., & Erasmus, L. (2018). The Southern African Journal of Accountability and Auditing Research: A bibliometric review (1998-2017).. Southern African Journal of Accountability and Auditing Research, 20, 1-12.

  • Ackermann, C. (2017). A mixed methodology to view internal audits internal control functioning. Corporate Ownership and Control, 14(2), 302-311. doi:10.22495/cocv14i2c2p4

  • Ackermann, C. (2017). Using triangulation to reveal gaps in internal audit’s disclosure practices with focus on its legal and regulatory mandate. Southern African Journal of Accountability and Auditing Research, 19, 49-58.

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