The School aims to be recognised as the leading Australian business school in the accounting discipline.
The School’s mission is evidenced by the provision of high quality academic programs which, not only are responsive to the needs of the accounting profession, but also provide leadership in innovative thinking pertinent in creating strategic directions for the profession in the public interests.
In achieving its overall aim, the School actively develops an effective student-centred learning environment through strategies in flexible delivery, quality teaching, and continuous student support. The School also focuses on innovative teaching areas and establishes its international reputation by continuously recognising global perspectives and addressing contemporary issues in the accounting profession. These foci are evidenced in the development of programs in corporate governance, compliance and assurance, and areas in international accounting. The School offers high standard educational programs in Melbourne, Vietnam, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Development of staff expertise and reputation involves the promotion of relevant research activities, fostering closer relationships with the profession, industry and commerce, and encouraging regular communications and interactions with other universities and institutions on a global basis.
Our staff are active in conducting applied research in accounting, and are well regarded in the provision of consultancy and training services such as financial planning, audit reviews, public sector accounting issues, international accounting development and environmental projects. The School supports an extensive range of staff development programs and participates in high quality professional development initiatives.