Florence, Louis

Associate Professor, Teaching Stream (Finance)Management

Contact Information

Phone: 
905-569-4852
Room: 
KN 223
Mailing Address: 
Kaneff Centre, 3359 Mississauga Rd. KN 223
City: 
Mississauga
Province: 
Ontario
Postal Code: 
L5L1C6
Louis Florence

REAL WORLD EXPERTISE & COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS

Served as the President of his own software training firm for approximately twelve years. Held senior management positions within several national training corporations after the acquisition of his firm.

SCHOLARSHIP

His particular interests within the field of finance include corporate finance, financial management, and specifically the efficient market hypothesis. Dr. Florence completed his doctorate at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), where his research interests focused on the value of graduate management education (the MBA degree) to those who obtain it and to the organizations they work for, and hence to the prosperity of the Ontario economy. Dr. Florence has taught a variety of course in mathematics and actuarial science for the University of Toronto, and finance courses both for the Commerce program, and also within the Rotman MBA program.

Publications

 

  • Florence, L. (2009). “The Value of an MBA. How a Master’s Degree in Business Administration has Helped Ontario’s CGAs” Toronto, ON: Statements, February/March 2009 Volume 38, Number 1
  • Florence, L. (2002). “Palmer Corporate Training and the Career Training Schools Projects” and the associated Teaching Note. London, ON: Ivey Publishing
  • Florence, L. (1996). “Advanced Paradox.” Toronto, ON: Vision Computer Associates, Inc.
  • Florence, L. (1995). “Introduction to Paradox.” Toronto, ON: Vision Computer Associates, Inc.
  • Florence, L. (1985). “Introduction to DOS.” Toronto, ON: Vision Computer Associates, Inc.
  • Florence, L. (1977). “Everything you always wanted to know about MAT 13X but were afraid to ask.” Toronto, ON: University of Toronto, 1977

 

Research

Corporate Finance, Financial Management

Other

Education: 
Ph.D., University of Toronto
M.B.A., University of Toronto
M.Sc., University of Toronto
B.Sc., Queen's University