Dr Ling Mei Cong is a full-time academic in Graduate School of Business and Law (GSBL), RMIT University. She coordinates and teaches accounting subjects in the EMBA and MBA programs.
Ling Mei is currently the Acting Deputy Head, Learning and Teaching in Graduate School of Business and Law. She has a passion for innovative teaching and digital pedagogies. She held academic positions in Australia and China before moving to RMIT. Her teaching experience include Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand and Mainland China. The subjects she taught received high student satisfaction rates. She achieved a number of teaching awards during her teaching career. For example, she received an outstanding GTS and OSI award in 2018 and a Teaching and Technology award in 2017. She was also given a Letter of Recognition from the Open University of Australia in 2017 for being a performance leader.
Her prior leadership experience includes the Program Manager of Master of Corporate Accounting at Curtin University from 2010 – 2014 and Acting MBA Director at RMIT in 2017.
Ling Mei is a Fellow of ACCA and she has industry experience in auditing. Her research interests are in financial reporting quality, corporate governance and capital market research. She has published in ERA and ABDC ranked academic journals with a recent article accepted in an ABDC 'A' ranked journal. She has been invited to conduct research seminars in other universities such as University of Technology Sydney. She has successfully completed the supervision of three HDR students over past years, with one PhD student close to completion in 2018.
- Financial accounting
- Corporate governance
- CSR reporting
Awards and Scholarships
- Outstanding GTS and OSI Award, Graduate School of Business and Law, Melbourne, Australia, 2018
- Teaching and Technology Award, Graduate School of Business and Law, Melbourne, Australia, 2017
- Outstanding Student Satisfaction Rating (OUA), OMBA780/BUSM4344 Financial Analytics for Managerial Decisions, S1 2017, Graduate School of Business and Law, Melbourne, Australia, 2017
- 20 individual Teaching and Learning Awards for student satisfaction and evaluation excellence, School of Accounting, Curtin University, Perth, Australia, 2009 - 2013
- Curtin Business School Doctoral Scholarship, Curtin University, Perth, Australia, 2007-2009
Grants and Research Funding:
- Learning and Teaching Seed Funding 2018, AU$2,000, Graduate School of Business and Law, RMIT University, Cong, L.M
- Australia-Germany Joint Research Co-operation Scheme, 2017, AU$12,500, Cai, W., Leenders, MAAM, O'Shannassy, T. and Cong, L.M.
- Research Seed Funding 2012 – 2013, AU$4000, School of Accounting, Curtin University, Cong L.M.
- Research Seed Funding 2010 – 2011, AU$5000, School of Accounting, Curtin University, Cong L.M.
Course Coordination and Teaching
- BUSM4126/4129 Accounting for Business Decisions
- BUSM4154/4344 Financial Analytics for Managerial Decision
- PhD (Curtin), FCCA
- Zhou, M.,Leenders, M.,Cong, L. (2018). Ownership in the virtual world and the implications for long-term user innovation success In: Technovation, , 1 - 10
- 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
1 PhD Completions1 PhD Current Supervisions