Course learning outcomes
JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.
In the context of a JCU graduate on successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Accounting students will be able to:
Critically analyse accounting-related knowledge and practice from both historical and recent perspectives
Consolidate the application of differing accounting performance reporting and monitoring methods
Synthesise sustainable economic, social and environmental practices and value systems
Integrate theoretical and technical accounting knowledge which includes a selection of auditing and assurance, finance, economics, quantitative methods, information systems, commercial law, corporation law and taxation law
Apply established concepts to provide solutions to complex business and professional practice problems
Critically analyse contemporary business issues using appropriate models and make reasoned recommendations
Present complex information appropriately to both accountants and non-accountants using:
Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively and effectively in achieving common goals
Adapt sustainable accounting constructs and skills to theoretical or practical situations
Exercise independent judgment to solve routine accounting problems in diverse contexts using social, ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives
Seek and reflect on performance feedback to identify and action learning opportunities and self-improvements.