Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Dan Thompson CPA, CMA, CFA

Dan Thompson CPA, CMA, CFA

Dan Thompson CPA, CMA, CFA

Name: Dan Thompson CPA, CMA, CFA
Position: Principal Lecturer
Phone: (250) 828-5078

Research Interests

Cost of capital
Financial statement analysis and earnings quality
Business valuation and restructuring


Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Financial Analysts Institute, 1997

Master of Business Administration, Queens University, 1988

Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Management Accountants of Manitoba, 1987

Bachelor of Education, University of Manitoba, 1984

Certificate in Data Processing, Red River College, 1983

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), University of Manitoba, 1981


Case Studies

Thompson, Dan (2014). Home Energy Solution. Ivey Publishing.
Thompson, Dan (2015). Delisle Industries. Ivey Publishing.
Thompson, Dan (2012). Gemini Electronics. Ivey Publishing.
Thompson, Dan (2012). Strong Tie Ltd. Ivey Publishing.
Thompson, Dan (2010). High Mountain Technologies. Ivey Publishing.
Thompson, Dan (2009). Darlarna Furniture. Ivey Publishing.
Thompson, Dan (2006). California Choppers. Ivey Publishing.
Thompson, Dan (2006). Caltron Ltd. Ivey Publishing.
Thompson, Dan (2006). High Performance Tire Ltd. Ivey Publishing.
Thompson, Dan (2006). Orion Computers. Ivey Publishing.
Thompson, Dan (2005). Pleasure Craft Inc. Ivey Publishing.
Thompson, Dan (2005). Cariboo Industrial Ltd. Ivey Publishing.
Thompson, Dan (2005). Heavenly Reception Ltd. Ivey Publishing.
Thompson, Dan (1995). Canadian Airline Industry. European Case Clearing House.

Over 65,000 cases sold in approximately 25 different countries.

Journal Articles

Thompson, Dan (2006). Income Trusts and Business Efficiency. Tax Notes International. February 20, 2006, pp. 629-635.

Employment History

Thompson Rivers University, 2017-Present (Tenured)
Principal Lecturer, Finance and Accounting

Thompson Rivers University, 2012-2017 (Tenured)
Associate Dean, Undergraduate

Thompson Rivers University, 2011-15 (Tenured)
Senior Lecturer, Finance and Accounting

Thompson Rivers University, 2005-2008
MBA Co-ordinator

Thompson Rivers University, 1999-2005
Chair, Department of Management

Thompson Rivers University, 1988-2011 (Full-time)
Lecturer, Finance and Accounting

Confederation Community College, 1987-1988 (Full-time)
Instructor, Accounting

Duke of Marlborough School, 1984-1986 (Full-time)
High School Teacher

Red River College, 1983-1984 (Part-time)
Instructor, Economics

Courses Taught

ACCT 1210 Financial Accounting 1
ACCT 1220 Financial Accounting 2
ACCT 2540 Cost and Management Accounting 1
ACCT 2550 Intermediate Financial Accounting 1
ACCT 2640 Cost and Management Accounting 2
ACCT 2650 Intermediate Financial Accounting 2
BBUS 2210 Financial Accounting
BBUS 2540 Management Accounting
BBUS 3120 Introduction to Financial Management
BBUS 3140 Financial Statement Analysis
BBUS 3150 Investments 1
BBUS 3710 Small Business Finance
BBUS 4120 Business Valuation and Restructuring
BBUS 4130 Advanced Financial Management
BBUS 4160 Portfolio Management
BUSN 6020 Corporate Finance
FNCE 2120 Financial Management
FNCE 3140 Financial Statement Analysis
FNCE 4110 Advanced Financial Management of Accountants
FNCE 4120 Business Valuation and Restructuring
FNCE 4130 Advanced Financial Management
GBUS 5000 Financial Reporting and Analysis
GBUS 5110 Corporate Finance
GBUS 5400 Advanced Corporate Finance
MKGT 2400 Marketing Strategy
MNGT 2120 Introduction to Financial Management
MNGT 2550 Management

Distance Course Development

BUSN 6021 Corporate Finance
FNCE 4111 Advanced Financial Management for Accountants

Student Activities

Faculty Advisor, CFA Research Challenge
Faculty Advisor, CFA Ethics Challenge

Professional Affiliations

Chartered Financial Analysts Institute, Member

Chartered Professional Accountants of B.C, Member