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Paul Juras

  • Professor
  • Jefferson Vander Wolk Professor of Management, Accounting and Operational Performance
Academic Division: Accounting & Law
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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 that is in its 8th edition. He is a member of the Global Board of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and was selected to the the Global Chair for 2020-21. Juras was the 2017-19 Chair of the ICMA Board of Regents, the organization responsible for the internationally recognized CMA certification. He was also a Chair of the IMA Research Foundation. He has been active in the American Accounting Association and served as associate editor of the IMA Education Case Journal for ten years.

Academic Degrees

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

Academic Interest / Expertise

Activity Based Costing; Strategic Cost Analysis; Management Accounting

Awards & Honors

  • 2020 — Lybrand Gold Medal, Institute of Management Accountants
  • 2015 — R. Lee Brummet Award - Distinguished Award for Educators , Institute of Management Accountants
  • 2014 — Lybrand Gold Medal, Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
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Courses

  • Degree Courses 2021

    • ACC 7503 DESIGNING BUSINESS FOR PROFITABILITY
    • ACC 6600 FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY&PERFORM MGMT
    • ACC 7201 MEASURING&MANAGING STRATEGIC PERFORM
    • ACC 6600 FIN SUS&PERFORM MGMT
  • Degree Courses 2020

    • ACC 6600 FIN SUS&PERFORM MGMT
    • ACC 3510 FINANCIAL PLANNING & COST CONTROL
    • ACC 7201 MI MEASURING&MANAGING STRATEGIC PERFORM

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Juras, P.E., Johnson, L. (2020). The Path to Industry 4.0. Strategic Finance. Vol: 101, Issue: 12, Page: 26-33. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Canace, T., Jaffer, A., Juras, P.E. (2019). The CFO as Asset Manager. Strategic Finance. Vol: 101, Issue: 6. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E., Whitney, D. (2019). Keeping the CMA Relevant. Strategic Finance. Vol: 100, Issue: 7, Page: 42-47. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • 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. (2021). A Time to Reflect: Strategic Finance. Vol: 102, Issue: 12, Page: 6. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E. (2021). The Impact of Academics: Strategic Finance. Vol: 102, Issue: 11, Page: 8. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E. (2021). Tend Your Garden: Strategic Finance. Vol: 102, Issue: 10, Page: 8. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E. (2021). Going it Together: Strategic Finance. Vol: 102, Issue: 9, Page: 8. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E. (2021). Chart a Path Forward: Strategic Finance. Vol: 102, Issue: 8, Page: 6. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E. (2021). Make a Resolution: Strategic Finance. Vol: 102, Issue: 7, Page: 6. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E. (2020). Next-level Leaders: Strategic Finance. Vol: 102, Issue: 6, Page: 8. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E. (2020). Look Around: Strategic Finance. Vol: 102, Issue: 5, Page: 8. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E. (2020). The World's Best Accountants: Strategic Finance. Vol: 102, Issue: 4, Page: 6. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E. (2020). Challenge Yourself: Strategic Finance. Vol: 102, Issue: 3, Page: 8. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E. (2020). Choose Growth: Strategic Finance. Vol: 102, Issue: 2, Page: 8. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E. (2020). Evaluating Success. Vol: 102, Issue: 1, Page: 6. Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Juras, P.E. (2019). Management Accountants Mean Business: New Accountant. Page: p. 12-14. AICPA.
  • Juras, P.E. (2019). Growing Through Volunteerism: Strategic Finance. Vol: 101, Issue: 1, Page: p. 63. Institute of Management Accountants. link
  • 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

  • How to be a Better Board Member Juras, P. Thompson, R. , . IMA Global Board Training, Denver, CO (2021)
  • The emerging role of management accounting professional in the age of Integrated Reporting Abela, M. de Graaff, B. Juras, P. Montario, B. Watson, L. IMA Global Board Training (2 CPE hours), Denver, CO (2021)
  • Growing Pressures to Integrate Value Creation Reporting Juras, P. CPE for professionals in management accounting, Held Virtually (2021)
  • Industry 4.0 and the Cyber Revolution Juras, P. Cyber Security 2021: Pivot, Respond, Inoculate, Huntsville, AL (2021)
  • Reporting on Value Creation: Perspective and a Role for Accounting and Finance Professionals Juras, P. CPE for professionals in management accounting, Held Virtually (2021)
  • Member of Roundtable Discussion Panel: “Management accounting revolution through digital transformation: threat or opportunity?" Juras, P. Moll, J. Quattrone, P. Vasarhelyi, M. European Accounting Association 2021 Virtual Congress, Held virtually in Europe (2021)
  • The Role of Management Accounting in Navigating Uncertainty Juras, P. Shanghai National Accounting Institute (SNAI) conference, Held in person and virtually - Shanghai China (2020)
  • Path To Industry 4.0 Implementation Johnson, L. Juras, P. IMAKC Webfest Day 3: Path To Industry 4.0 Implementation, Held Virtually (2020)
  • Challenges & Opportunities in a 4.0 World: Will you be ready Juras, P. The Red Brick Summit, Business Strategy - Shark Tank Challenge 2020 , India - done virtually (2020)
  • Evolution of Industry 4.0: Opportunities and Challenges in a 4.0 World Juras, P. IMA Switzerland Virtual Conference, Held virtually in Switzerland (2020)
  • Member of Roundtable Discussion Panel: “Managing Costs Without Budgets – Practical Lessons Learned" Juras, P. Moller, K. Wirnsperger, F. Fiole, E. IMA Switzerland Virtual Conference, Held virtually in Switzerland (2020)
  • Industry 4.0: What You Need to Know About the Cyber Revolution Juras, P. IMA Student Leadership Conference, Charlotte, NC (2019)
  • Driving Value Creation in a 4.0 World: A Role for Accounting and Finance Juras, P. IMA Michigan Council Annual Conference, Lansing, MI (2019)
  • Servant Leadership Juras, P. IMA Michigan Council Annual Conference CE Session, Lansing, MI (2019)
  • Member of 4-person panel discussing the topic "Technologies' Impact on Professional Exams: How Exams are Changing" Juras, P. Impact the Future Conference, New York, NY (2019)
  • Industry 4.0 & Management Accounting Juras, P. The IMA podcast series Count Me In, Episode 21 , On-line (2019)
  • Connecting the IMA Competency Framework to Industry 4.0 Adoption Juras, P. Michalowski, D. Tech-Talk Monday Webinar, On-line (2019)
  • he 4th Industrial Revolution: Building the Business Case for Adopting Industry 4.0 Juras, P. Johnson, L. Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants, San Diego, CA (2019)
  • I4.0: Finding Opportunity for a Competitive Advantage Juras, P. Pharma 4.0: The Next Industrial Revolution in Manufacturing, Boston (2019)
  • Member of Panel to Disccuss Industry 4.0 Applications in the Pharma Sector Juras, P. Pharma 4.0: The Next Industrial Revolution in Manufacturing, Boston (2019)
  • Leadership in the roles played by Finance and Accounting Professional Juras, P. NorthEast Regional Council Quarterly Educational Session, Framingham, MA (2019)
  • Data Analytics: A Tool for Creating Competitive Advantage, Juras, P. IMA Professional Education meeting, India: Bangalore, Chennai, and Kochi (2019)
  • Future of Accounting and Finance in Business: Leading in the Age of Automation Juras, P. IMA Professional Education meeting, India: Bangalore, Chennai, and Kochi (2019)
  • Looking to the Future: CMA 2020 Juras, P. IMA Student/Professional Education meeting, India: Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi and Thrissur (2019)
  • 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

  • Chair-emeritus of Global Board of Directors Institute of Management Accountants (2021 - 2022)
  • Board Member Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) (2017 - 2019)
  • Chairperson Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA) (2017 - 2019)
  • 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)

Certificates

  • Institute of Management Accountants (2020)
  • Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) (1986)

Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Management Accountants (1986 - Present)