Shaping the future of accounting in business education in Australia

O'Connell, B, Carnegie, G, Carter, A, De Lange, P, Hancock, P, Helliar, C and Watty, K 2015, Shaping the future of accounting in business education in Australia, CPA Australia, Melbourne, Australia.


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Title Shaping the future of accounting in business education in Australia
Author(s) O'Connell, B
Carnegie, G
Carter, A
De Lange, P
Hancock, P
Helliar, C
Watty, K
Year 2015
Publisher CPA Australia
Place of publication Melbourne, Australia
Subjects Accounting Theory and Standards
International Accounting
Summary This multi-stakeholder investigation with a prospective focus and conducted 25 years after the Mathews Committee Inquiry has three aims:  assess the current state of play of accounting in business education in Australia;  focus on the key challenges, issues and opportunities faced by the accounting education sector; and  develop feasible, innovative and productive ways forward to meet the many challenges faced by accounting education and to take full advantage of the opportunities identified. The key themes embraced in the investigation are as follows: professional knowledge and professional skills of accounting graduates; the inculcation of professional values, ethics and attitudes into graduates; scholarly research and its role in accounting education, creating knowledge and informing practice; and technology and innovation in learning environments. This study presents the findings drawn from interviews with individuals who are engaged actively in graduate recruitment and the ongoing professional development of accountants.
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Keyword(s) Accounting
future
Australia
ISBN 9781921742675
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