Sihem Laarif


Qualifications: Ph.D Paris IX Dauphine University France Management Master’s Degree Paris IX Dauphine University France Accounting, Decision making and Management control  Bachelor’s Degree High Institute of Managerial Studies IHEC Carthage Tunisia Business (Finance)


holds a Ph.D. in Management and a master’s degree in accounting, decision making and control from Paris-Dauphine University, France. She is currently an Associate Professor at ESSEC, Tunis. Dr. Larif gave classes in Paris-Dauphine University. She worked in Consulting with Deloitte and Touch (Tunisia), in the implementation of ERP project in Air France (Paris). She also worked in the Controllers and Corporate Portfolio Department at the International Finance Corporation in Washington, DC (IFC, World Bank Group). Since 2016, she has been actively working in Entrepreneurship. She is a founding member of the entrepreneurial competition OST (in partnership with Columbia University, NY). She has also participated (as an adjunct) in NSF (National Science Foundation) Bootcamp in Columbia University, New York.

Areas of Expertise


Research Interest

Management Information system ERP systems

Article published in the fall of 2004 in the French specialized revue “Systèmes d’Information et Management” on the social implications of the implementation of ERP systems.   

Title: “Positioning of the different stakeholders during the implementation of the control module of an ERP system:  The case of Air France”.  (N2 – Vol. 9 – 2004)                                                              Presentation at the International conference of the Association of Global Management Review: « Impact of integrated information systems on the management controller’s job and influence, study of the Tunisian context», Harvard Faculty Club, Boston. 

  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Business Planning 
  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Introduction to Management
  •  Management principles 
  • leadership
  • Organizational Behavior
  • international business 
  • Management control 
  • change and innovation management.  

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