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Charles Skender, Instructor of Fuqua School of Business and Economics

C.J. Skender was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1954. He captained three sports at Susquehanna Township High School. C.J. holds academic degrees from Lehigh University and Duke University. He attended Lehigh on a basketball scholarship and graduated magna cum laude. C.J. worked as an auditor for Deloitte Haskins and Sells in Philadelphia. He has attained eleven professional designations in accounting, financial planning, insurance, and management: CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CMA (Certified Management Accountant), CCA (Certified Cost Analyst), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), ChFC (Chartered Financial Consultant), CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter), CFP (Certified Financial Planner), AIAF (Associate in Insurance Accounting and Finance), CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), CFM (Certified in Financial Management), and CBM (Certified Business Manager).

C. J. has served as a training consultant on three continents for IBM, Nortel, Siemens, Starwood and Wells Fargo. He has developed and delivered various executive education seminars as well as CPA, CMA, and CIA review courses. For six years, he lectured simultaneously in the State, Carolina and Duke CPA preparatory classes. For seven years, C. J. taught Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting on cable television in the Research Triangle area. His scholarly work has been published in TAXES and Journal of Accounting Education.

C. J. has received multiple teaching awards at the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School (13), at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business (5), and at North Carolina State University (5). He has been included among the outstanding Fuqua faculty in four editions of the Business Week Guide to the Best Business Schools. Thirty former students have earned medals on the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination. C. J. has taught more than 450 sections of college courses and 20,000 students during his academic career. He was tapped into the Golden Chain at NCSU in 1985 and was named Alumni Distinguished Professor there in 1992. C. J. was presented the Outstanding Educator Award by the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants in 1995. He was inducted into the Wells Fargo Hall of Fame in 2003 for lifetime achievement. At the University of North Carolina, C. J. has received three Weatherspoons (2000, 2004 and 2007) as well as the James M. Johnston Teaching Excellence Award in 2005. His classes were highlighted in businessweek.comsportsillustrated.com andcnn.com in 2006 and he was featured in "The Last Word" in the April 2008 Journal of Accountancy.

C. J. and his wife Mary Anne are the parents of two sons and one daughter: Charles (1979), Timothy (1983), and Corey (1987). They reside in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  A224 Fuqua Sch of Bus, Durham, NC 27708
Email Address: send me a message
Web Pages:  http://www.fuqua.duke.edu/faculty/charles-skender
http://law.duke.edu/fac/skender/

Teaching (Fall 2019):

  • ECON 174.01, FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING Synopsis
    Social Sciences 139, TuTh 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • LAW 260.01, FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING Synopsis
    Law School 3041, Tu 05:40 PM-08:25 PM
  • EGRMGMT 530.01, FINANCE IN HIGH TECH IND Synopsis
    FITZPATRK 1466, W 04:40 PM-07:25 PM
  • EGRMGMT 530.02, FINANCE IN HIGH TECH IND Synopsis
    Hudson 208, Th 11:45 AM-02:30 PM
  • EGRMGMT 530.03, FINANCE IN HIGH TECH IND Synopsis
    Teer 115, Th 03:05 PM-05:50 PM
  • EGRMGMT 530.04, FINANCE IN HIGH TECH IND Synopsis
    Online ON, Th 03:05 PM-05:50 PM
  • ACCOUNTG 596.201, ACC-MERGERS/ACQUISITIONS Synopsis
    Fuqua MOS, TuF 12:30 PM-02:45 PM
Teaching (Spring 2020):

  • ECON 174.01, FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING Synopsis
    Bio Sci 111, TuTh 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • ECON 274.01, ADV FIN AND MGRL ACCOUNTING Synopsis
    Bio Sci 130, TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • EGRMGMT 532.01, ADV CORP FINAN TECH COMPANIES Synopsis
    FITZPATRK 1466, Th 03:05 PM-05:50 PM
  • EGRMGMT 532.02, ADV CORP FINAN TECH COMPANIES Synopsis
    Online ON, Th 03:05 PM-05:50 PM
Education:

M.B.A.Duke University1981
Research Interests: Auditing, Corporate Financial Reporting, Financial Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis, Managerial Accounting

Curriculum Vitae
Recent Publications

  1. Paquette, LR; Skender, CJ, Using a bankruptcy model in the auditing course: The evaluation of a company as a going concern, Journal of Accounting Education, vol. 14 no. 3 (January, 1996), pp. 319-329, Elsevier BV, ISSN 0748-5751 [doi]  [abs]


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