Mitch Fisher

Mitch Fisher

Instructor of Accountancy

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Contact

409 Wohlers Hall

1206 S Sixth St

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-0225

mfisher6@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • M.S., Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000
  • M.B.A., Economics & Public Policy, University of Michigan, 1995
  • B.S., High Honors, Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991

Positions Held

  • Instructor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017 to present
  • Faculty, Chandler Gilbert Community College, 2015-2017
  • Faculty, College of DuPage, 2002-2014
  • Adjunct Faculty, College of Lake County, 2001-2002
  • Adjunct Faculty, Harper College, 2001-2002
  • Adjunct Faculty, Wilbur Wright Community College, 2001-2002
  • Adjunct Faculty, St. Augustine College, 2000-2001
  • Financial Analyst, Sears, Roebuck and Company, 1997-1998
  • Internal Auditor, Sears, Roebuck and Company, 1995-1997
  • Auditor, Altschuler, Melvoin, and Glaser, 1991-1993

Recent Publications

Other Publications

Presentations

  • Fisher, M. (2024). Course Redesign Strategies for Student Retention & Support. UIUC Student Success Symposium, UIUC.
  • Fisher, M. (2022). Accountancy Student Success Educational Toolkit (ASSET). UIUC Student Success Initiative (SSI) symposium, UIUC.

Honors and Awards

  • Dean's Impact Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2022
  • A 'Most Valuable Professor (MVP)' award, Illini Soccer team, 2022
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

Grants

  • Inclusive Course Redesign Initiative (ICRI), Provost's Office - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2023-2023
  • Accountancy Student Success Initiative - Accountancy Student Success Educational Toolkit (ASSET), UIUC - Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost, 2021-2021

Current Courses

  • Accounting and Accountancy I (ACCY 201) Develops a foundation for understanding and analyzing how accounting information is generated and interpreted by both external and internal decision makers. Students will begin by identifying the information conveyed in each of the basic financial statements and understand the way that this information is used by different external decision makers. Students will then focus on information used by management, with an emphasis on analysis to facilitate and guide management decision making, planning and control.

  • Managerial Accounting (ACCY 503) Introduction to management accounting principles, as used to facilitate and align internal decisions made by managers and employees. Topics include analytical tools and techniques to address common business problems, cost information systems, budgeting, and strategic performance measurement systems.

Contact

409 Wohlers Hall

1206 S Sixth St

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-0225

mfisher6@illinois.edu

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