Jan Bots is Professor of Controlling at Nyenrode Business Universiteit. He currently holds the position of Program Director of the Nyenrode Controlling programs (Executive Master of Finance and Control, MSc Controlling, post-bachelor Controlling and Schakeltraject). He is acting Nyenrodes Associated Dean Degree Programs. His research fields include Controlling, Information Management, and Information Economics. His teaching involves research in Accounting Information Systems, code of conduct for controllers, and thesis supervision.
He first joined Nyenrode in 1990 and held various positions inside and outside Nyenrode before he joined the School of Accountancy & Controlling in 1997 where he participated in the start-up of the Executive Master in Finance and Control program in 1997 and the MSc Controlling in 1998.
Jan Bots studied Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in Production Engineering at Delft University of Technology (graduated in 1977). From 1977 until 1983, he worked at the EDP (Electronic Data Processing) department of Fokker aircraft company at Schiphol. He joined the Management Studies Group of Wageningen University from 1983 until 1992. He specialized in Information Management during these years. He received his PhD from Wageningen University in 1991.
Jan Bots is chairman of the Vereniging van Registercontrollers’ (VRC) Quality Assurance Committee as well as a member of the Advisory Board of the Landelijk Overleg Opleidingen Finance & Control van het hbo (LOOFC).