Associate Professor Ling Mei Cong is the Deputy Dean, Learning and Teaching, at the Graduate School of Business and Law (GSBL), RMIT University. She is an expert on digital pedagogies and curriculum design. Her research interests include technology-enhanced learning, corporate governance, financial reporting quality, and sustainability reporting.
A/Professor Ling Mei Cong is an experienced executive in higher education and an expert on curriculum design in business and law. She is currently the Deputy Dean, Learning and Teaching, at the Graduate School of Business and Law, RMIT. Ling Mei has over 20 years of experience at the tertiary level in the Asia Pacific region, and is a fellow of the ACCA. Ling Mei holds a PhD in accounting from Curtin University. Her main research areas include technology-enhanced learning, corporate governance, financial reporting quality, and sustainability reporting. Her publications appear in leading journals including, for example, Technovation, Accounting Education, and Journal of Strategic Marketing.
Ling Mei is committed to advancing digital pedagogies and innovative teaching methods. Her recent projects include virtual reality simulations, gamification and a virtual assistant project. During her academic career, she has received a number of teaching awards, including the prestigious 2022 Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT) Citation Award for contributions to student learning, a national recognition for outstanding educators. Her impact in higher education is evident through her interviews and media appearances, including those in Harvard Business Publishing Education, Australia Financial Review, and AACSB Insights.
Course Coordination and Teaching
- BUSM4126/4129 Accounting for Business Decisions
- BUSM4154 Financial Analytics for Managerial Decision
- Technology-enhanced learning
- Corporate governance
- Financial reporting quality
- Sustainability reporting
- PhD (Curtin), FCCA
- Fellow Member of ACCA
- Cong, L. (2023). Roleplay and Interpersonal Skills Self-Efficacy in a Financial Analytics Course In: Handbook of Big Data and Analytics in Accounting and Auditing, Springer, Singapore
- Zhou, M.,Cong, L.,Leenders, M. (2022). Strategic intent constellations in market expansion of a Chinese firm: the case of Dalian Wanda In: Journal of Strategic Marketing, , 1 - 23
- Herbert, K.,Cong, L.,Goodwin, D. (2022). In press - Integrating interpersonal skill development in an MBA accounting course In: Accounting Education, , 1 - 22
- Cong, L. (2020). Successful Factors for Adoption of Synchronous Tools in Online Teaching at Scale In: Tertiary Education in a Time of Change, Springer Nature, Singapore
- Zhou, M.,Leenders, M.,Cong, L. (2018). Ownership in the virtual world and the implications for long-term user innovation success In: Technovation, 78, 56 - 65
- Gao, J.,Cong, L.,Evans, J. (2015). Earnings management, IPO underpricing and post-issue stock performance of Chinese SMEs In: The Chinese Economy, 48, 351 - 371
- Cong, L.,Matolcsy, Z. (2014). Does CEO pay capping regulation work for Chinese state owned enterprises In: Proceedings of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference (AFAANZ 2014), Auckland, New Zealand, 6-8 July 2014
- Cong, L. (2013). Earnings quality and corporate governance bonding In: Corporate Ownership and Control, 10, 183 - 194
- Cong, L. (2013). Foreign primary listings and earnings quality In: International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, 104, 86 - 100
- Cong, L.,Wang, Q.,Evans, J. (2012). Determinants of excessive executive compensation In: Corporate Board, Role, Duties and Composition, 8, 32 - 47
2 PhD Completions2 PhD Current Supervisions