Paul Juras

  • Professor
  • Jefferson Vander Wolk Professor of Management, Accounting and Operational Performance
Academic Division: Accounting & Law
781-239-3948

Bio

Paul Juras, a professor of accountancy, is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license from NY. He teaches managerial accounting and strategic cost management courses in the full-time MBA program, evening MBA program and the blended-learning MBA program. He has also taught in the undergraduate program. Before joining the Babson Faculty he taught at Wake Forest University, where he was a tenured professor. Prior to pursuing his doctoral studies, he worked for Deloitte Haskins and Sells.

Juras has expertise in strategic management accounting. He has published articles in many journals, including the Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, Issues in Accounting Education, The CPA Journal, and Strategic Finance and his current research interests focus on contemporary cost management systems.

Currently he is a co-author of a cost management text and is working on a series of cases with a cost management perspective. Juras currently serves as a Regent of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants, the organization responsible for the CMA certification. He was also a member of the IMA Global Board of Directors and was the Chair of the IMA Research Foundation. He has also been active in the American Accounting Association and currently serves as associate editor of the IMA Education Case Journal.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, Syracuse University
  • BBA, Pace University
  • MBA, Pace University

Academic Interests

Activity Based Costing; Strategic Cost Analysis; Management Accounting

Awards & Honors

  • 2015 — R. Lee Brummet Award - Distinguished Award for Educators , Institute of Management Accountants
  • 2014 — Lybrand Gold Medal, IMA
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Courses

  • Degree Courses 2018

    • ACC 7201 BL1 MEASURING MANAGING STRATEGIC PERFORM
    • ACC 7577 FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING COMPETITIVE TOOLS

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Attachot, W., Coyle, W.H., Juras, P.E., Muehlmann, B.W. (2018). Copilots with Entrepreneurs. Strategic Finance. Vol: 100, Issue: 2, Page: 60-66. Institute of Management Accountants. link
  • Whitney, D., Juras, P.E. (2017). CMA: The Value Creator. Strategic Finance. Vol: 99, Issue: 6, Page: 23-24. Institute of Management Accountants. link
  • Kokina, J., Juras, P.E. (2017). Using Socrative to Enhance Instruction in an Accounting Classroom. Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting. Vol: 14, Issue: 1, Page: 85 - 97. American Accounting Association.
  • Albright, T., Hudgens, B., Juras, P.E., Petty, B. (2015). Jenny’s Cycle Components – Managing a Lean Supply Chain. Strategic Finance. Vol: 97, Issue: 8, Page: 70 - 77. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Aldhizer, G.R., Juras, P.E. (2015). Improving the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Healthcare Delivery Systems: Radical Transformation in the Wake of the Affordable Care Act. CPA Journal, The. Vol: 85, Issue: 1, Page: 21 - 28.
  • Albright, T.L., Gerber, C.A., Juras, P.E. (2014). How Naval Aviation uses the Balanced Scorecard. Strategic Finance. Vol: 96, Issue: 10, Page: 21-28. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E. (2014). The Why and How of Case Analysis. Strategic Finance. Vol: 96, Issue: 8, Page: 67-70. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Canace, T.G., Juras, P.E. (2014). CFO: From Analyst to Catalyst. Strategic Finance. Vol: 96, Issue: 2, Page: 27-33. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Albright, T.L., Juras, P.E., Elrod, R. (2013). Starfire’s Dilemma: Capacity at What Cost?. Strategic Finance. Vol: 95, Issue: 8, Page: 55-59. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E., Stratton, A., Schreck, S., Moravitz, C., Brenner, R., Frause, N.L. (2009). Planning and Budgeting – Easing the Pain, Maximizing the Gain. Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance. Vol: 21, Issue: 1, Page: 65-72. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
  • Juras, P.E., Hinson, Y. (2008). Examining the Effect of Board Characteristics on Agency Costs and Selected Performance Measures in Banks. Academy of Banking Studies Journal. Vol: 7, Issue: 1-2, Page: 87-107. Allied Academies.
  • Juras, P.E., Hinson, Y. (2008). Leaders vs laggards: A study of the relationship between selected board composition characteristics and selected banking performance measures. Advances in Accounting, Finance, and Economics. Vol: 1, Issue: 1. American Academy of Accounting & Finance.
  • Juras, P.E. (2008). The Hidden Cost of Outsourcing. Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance. Vol: 19, Issue: 6, Page: 7-16. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
  • Juras, P.E. (2008). Using Automated Identity and Access Management Controls to Protect Against Insider Attacks. CPA Journal, The. Vol: 78, Issue: 9, Page: 66-71. New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Books

  • Blocher, E., Stout, D., Juras, P.E., Smith, S. (2018). Cost Management: A Strategic Emphasis. Issue: 8th. McGraw Hill.
  • Blocher, E., Stout, D., Juras, P.E., Cokins, G. (2016). Cost Management: A Strategic Emphasis. Issue: 7th. McGraw Hill.
  • Blocher, E., Stout, D., Juras, P.E., Cokins, G. (2013). Cost Management: A Strategic Emphasis, 6ed. McGraw Hill.

Cases and Teaching Notes

  • Albright, T., Hudgens, B., Juras, P.E., Petty, B. (2016). Kates Cycle Components: IMA Educational Case Journal. Vol: 9, Issue: 2. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Nanni, A.J., Juras, P.E. (2015). TenAlpina Tool: Product Line Expansion: The Case Centre Entrepreneurial Leadership Collection. Page: 6. The Case Centre.
  • Nanni, A.J., Juras, P.E. (2015). TenAlpina Tool: Product Line Profitability: The Case Centre Entrepreneurial Leadership Collection. Page: 8. The Case Centre.
  • Nanni, A.J., Juras, P.E. (2015). TenAlpina Tool: The Entrepreneur’s Dilemma: The Case Centre Entrepreneurial Leadership Collection. Page: 6. The Case Centre.
  • Albright, T., Juras, P.E., Elrond, R. (2014). Overland Trucking and Freight: Relevant Costs for Decisions Making: IMA Educational Case Journal. Vol: 7, Issue: 2. IMA.
  • Juras, P.E. (2012). Pikesville Lightening: Evaluating Strategic Business Expansion Opportunities: IMA Educational Case Journal. Vol: 5, Issue: 2, Page: Article 3. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E., Canace, T. (2011). Cilindro del Sur and United Gas Products: An Application of the Strategic Cost Management Framework: Issues in Accounting Education. Vol: 26, Issue: 2, Page: 321-339. American Accounting Association.
  • Juras, P.E., Canace, T. (2011). POGS at the Park, POGS at Home: C-ing Business Expansion Opportunities: Strategic Finance. Vol: August 2011, Page: 45-51. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E., Peacock, E. (2010). Alternative Costing Methods: Precision Paint Shop’s Dilemma: IMA Educational Case Journal. Vol: 3, Issue: 3. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E., Stout, D. (2009). Instructional Case: Estimating Non-Linear Cost Functions for Managerial Planning, Control, and Decision-Making: Issues in Accounting Education. Vol: 24, Issue: 2, Page: 195-217. American Accounting Association.

Reports

  • Harris, P., Hendricks, M., Logan, E.A., Juras, P.E. (2018). A Reality Check for Today's C-Suite on Industry 4.0. KPMG International. link

Other

  • Juras, P.E., Nanni, A.J. (2012). A Note on Yield.

Articles - Circular or newsletter (e.g., Babson Insight)

  • Juras, P.E. (2012). Controlling Costs of Providing Care Starts with Understanding Those Costs: Special Issue of Babson Insights. Issue: Fall 2012, Page: 21-22. Babson College.

Presentations

  • Monte Carlo Simulation Cases Juras, P. Goldwater, P. 2018 Management Accounting Section/IMA Teaching Case Conference, Toledo, OH (2018)
  • How to Engage your CEO on Industry 4.0 Juras, P. FENG monthly meeting, Waltham, MA (2018)
  • Airport Café Case: Forecasting under uncertainly using Excel Juras, P. Goldwater, P. AAA Intensive Data and Analytics Summer Workshop, Orlando, FL (2018)
  • Microsoft Power Pivot and Power BI Data Analytics: from Big Data to a Dashboard Goldwater, P. Juras, P. AAA Intensive Data and Analytics Summer Workshop, Orlando, FL (2018)
  • The Future of the Accountant in the Global Digital Age Juras, P. Annual Conference of China Management Accounting Steering Committee , Xian, China (2018)
  • Using Case Studies: Bringing the Real World into your Classroom Juras, P. Annual Meeting of Federation of Business Disciplines, Albuquerque, NM (2018)
  • Socrative: a free "clicker" technology used to enhance instruction in an accounting classroom Juras, P. Kokina, J. Conference on Teaching and Learning (CTLA), San Diego, CA (2017)
  • The challenges of developing a completely online course Juras, P. Conference on Teaching and Learning (CTLA), San Diego, CA (2017)
  • Ethics Taught Through Cases Juras, P. Howard, M. Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants, Denver, CO (2017)
  • Entrepreneurship and Management Accounting Education Juras, P. Annual Meeting of the China Committee on Management Accounting Education, Quanxhou, China (2017)
  • Case-Writers Rountable Juras, P. Klammer, T. AAA Management Accounting Section Teaching Case Conference, San Antonio, TX (2016)
  • Know Your Audience: Demonstrating Case Teaching in Undergraduate, Graduate, and Executive Classrooms Juras, P. Swain, M. AAA Management Accounting Section Teaching Case Conference, San Antonio, TX (2016)
  • Round table discussion leader on the topic of integrating managerial accounting and operations management in the classroom Juras, P. Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants, Las Vegas, Nevada (2016)
  • Career Tracks: Converging on Management Accounting Juras, P. Neale, B. Moore, L. IMA Student Leadership Conference, Orlando, FL (2015)
  • Round table discussion leader on the topic of online learning tools in the college classroom Juras, P. Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants, Los Angeles, CA (2015)
  • Using Case Studies in Your Courses Juras, P. Murray, S. IMA Campus Advocate Webinar Series, (2014)
  • Round table discussion leader on the topic of selecting, adapting, and discussing cases in an undergraduate classroom Juras, P. Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants, Minneapolis, MN (2014)
  • An Introduction to Case Study Analysis Juras, P. IMA Student Leadership Conference, Charlotte NC (2013)
  • Teaching Strategic Cost Management Juras, P. Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, (2013)
  • Activity-Based Costing (ABC) - Measuring the Vital Signs of a Retinal Practice Nelson, M. Juras, P. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists, Toronto, ON (2013)
  • Case Writing 101 - How to Write and Use an Effective Teaching Case Juras, P. West, T. Wagner, D. Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants, New Orleans, LA (2013)
  • Increase Your Publishing Opportunities Williams, K. Gerrone, M. Juras, P. Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants, New Orleans, LA (2013)
  • Teaching Strategic Cost Management Juras, P. Blocher, E. Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, (2012)
  • Teaching Strategic Cost Management Juras, P. Blocher, E. Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, (2011)
  • Instructional Case: Estimating Non-Linear Cost Functions for Managerial Planning, Control, and Decision-Making Juras, P. Stout, D. Mid-year research meeting of the Management Accounting section of theAmerican Accounting Association, (2008)
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Professional Services

  • Board Member Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) ()
  • Chairperson Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA) ()
  • Member of Board of Regents Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA) (2016 - 2017)
  • Editor, Associate Editor IMA Educational Case Journal (2007 - 2017)
  • Board Member Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) (2012 - 2016)