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Ron Kucic

Primary Area of Expertise

  • Management accounting

Also qualified to speak on topics in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • E-commerce
  • Management


Ron Kucic designs and teaches courses in cost and management accounting, and accounting information systems at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive levels. He has been at the University of Denver for 25 years and previously held the Willard Eccles Visiting Chair at Weber State College. He has developed and taught seminars for the Daniels College of Business Institute for Executive and Professional Development — including microcomputer training courses and management training courses in accounting and MIS, and work with First Data Corporation in training its mid-level managers in the basics of accounting and finance. He also regularly delivers lectures and seminars on accounting (including Activity Based Costing) and information systems topics to various business, government, and educational groups in the US and abroad. While a graduate student at New York University, he was part of a team that developed and implemented management simulations for institutions in Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Turkey. Ron has consulting experience with Coopers & Lybrand, CPAs (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), as a faculty intern in the Technology Audit Services group performing computer audit related work. He worked with Schneider & Shuster, CPAs, as a Manager in its management consulting group performing accounting and cost systems work as well as MIS work. He also spent time with the consulting group of Arthur Andersen & Co., CPAs (now Accenture), as a faculty resident where he worked on systems design for a trade association as well as other MIS related projects. In addition, Dr. Kucic has served as consultant to numerous businesses and health service organizations (in particular, Community Mental Health Centers) both locally and nationally. Projects in which he has been involved include the development and implementation of cost accounting systems and management information systems, the performance of internal control and systems development reviews, the development of MIS plans, the development of MIS productivity measures, etc. He also has done numerous customized training programs in accounting and MIS, and he has served on the board of a Denver based community mental health organization and on the board of Donor Alliance, a not-for-profit organization responsible for organ (kidney, heart, lung, liver, etc.) and tissue procurement and placement in Colorado and Wyoming. He earned his MBA and Ph.D. degrees from New York University. He also has a MS Degree in Physics from the University of New Hampshire and a BS Degree in Physics from Loyola College of Maryland. In addition, he attended the AACSB Advanced Information Systems Faculty Development Institute at Indiana University. Dr. Kucic has served as Director (administrative head) of the School of Accountancy since July 1996. In this capacity he is responsible for budgetary affairs, scheduling, student recruitment, fund raising, advising, etc. for a group, which consists of 11 full-time and several part time accounting. In addition, he is the academic advisor to all Master of Accountancy and 3/2 students. Dr. Kucic has co-authored a variety of publications in the areas of management and accounting information systems and management accounting.

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  • Phone: 303-694-9266 (home)
  • Call Limitations: No calls after 10 p.m. or before 7 a.m.
  • Fax: 303-871-2106
  • Best Contact Method: Email

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