Telfer School of Management
Professional Training Service
Mr. Tassé is a Chartered Professional Accountant - Chartered Accountant (CPA,CA) (Canada), a Forensic Certified Public Accountant (FCPA) (USA),anda Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA) (USA). He carries the designation Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) (USA)and holds both a Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) and an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from the Telfer School on Management at the University of Ottawa.
He has pursued ongoing professional development as an Associate or Affiliate member with the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Association of Certified Forensic Investigators of Canada, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the American Anti-Corruption Institute (holder of the CACM designation).
Mr. Tassé is a member or panel member of various groups including the Accountant-Lawyer Alliance, the Anti-Money Laundering Association, the Canadian Centre of Excellence for Anti-Corruption, the Rutgers Institute on Anti-Corruption Studies, the Canadian Centre for Ethics and Corporate Policy, the Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances, and the Business Development Bank of Canada ViewPoints. He is also a speaker for the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, and volunteers with the United Nations Online Volunteering Service.
Mr. Tassé is a past and current member of various advisory boards, risk management committees, audit committees, governance committees, and boards of trustees with fiduciary responsibilities. As a philanthropist, he supports non-governmental organizations that fight corruption, such as Transparency International and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
For over 20 years, Mr. Tassé has been teaching (100+ courses at the bachelor, MHA, MBA and International MBA level)at one of Canada’s top business schools, the Telfer School of Management. He is also an instructor with the Canadian Centre of Excellence for Anti-Corruption, a recipient of a Teaching Excellence Award in the MBA program, and has taught at two other Canadian universities.
As a respected and highly sought-after freelance contributor to various broadcast media, Mr. Tassé is frequently invited by reporters and journalists to speak on topics related to his areas of expertise:
Fraud and money laundering prevention;
Anti-bribery and anti-corruption compliance;
Financial crime risk management;
Ethics and corporate social responsibility;
International accounting and finance reporting;
Business development and strategic alliances
Areas of Expertise:
French and English