At MBS we offer a comprehensive program to support your learning, develop your skills and enrich your degree. We encourage you to be involved both on and off campus and to make the most of your time outside the classroom.
LEADERS IN ACCOUNTING EDUCATION
Accounting today is extremely sophisticated. An accountant is a strategic adviser and business partner who must have a good understanding of business issues and processes, as well as the skills necessary for sound decision-making. Accounting studies will enable you to understand the financial structure of an organisation, and to produce and analyse financial information.
The Global Business Practicum in Singapore was both an enriching subject and an excellent experience. It gave me the chance to work with my peers as a consulting team to solve an internal strategic issue for a high-end insurance company, and to be exposed directly to a professional environment, working closely with the CEO and other senior executives.
Read an article about our students’ experience on the Melbourne Business Practicum on Newsroom.
LEARN FROM THE BEST
Jane Hronsky is the Program Director of the Master of Management (Accounting). Her primary research interest is Audit judgement (Communication issues in financial and audit reporting), and she has co-authored a number of journal articles on Auditor decision-making and Australia's commitment to the G20. She teaches Auditing and Assurance Services and Sustainability Accounting.
Associate Professor Brad Potter, teaches Accounting for Decision Making. Read about Brad’s recent research into Carbon Accounting with the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria in Exchange.
KPMG is always looking for people with the ‘X factor’. Good academic results are expected. But the person who stands out from the crowd has usually demonstrated some connection with the broader community, such as volunteering, or leadership roles in student organisations, or active participation in sporting clubs or part-time work.
Chris Leptos AM is partner of KPMG, BCOM (1980), MBA (1990), member of the Faculty of Business and Economics Board and Co-Chair of the Alumni Council.