Deloitte IAAER Scholarship Program

Perspectives

Preparing the accountants of tomorrow

Reflections of IAAER Scholarship Program participants

In today’s increasingly global economy, the task of preparing the next generation of accounting professionals is more challenging than ever. Educators need to provide the link between local and global developments to help their students excel. To further those efforts, Deloitte, in conjunction with the International Association for Accounting Education and Research (IAAER) launched the Deloitte IAAER Scholarship Program. Now approaching its third year, the program supports promising educators in five emerging regions. Listen to these podcasts to learn more about the program.

Listen to the podcast to learn how the IAAER program helps educators prepare their students for the workplace.

Podcast highlights
  • Where can scholars from emerging or transitional economies get the support and guidance they need to bring meaningful perspectives to the classroom?
  • How do universities connect with the professional community and how does that help build a stronger accounting culture?
  • How has the IAAER program helped participants become better educators?
Guests
  • Konrad Grabinski, associate professor, Department of Financial Accounting, Cracow University of Economics, Cracow, Poland
  • Elmar Venter, associate professor, Department of Taxation, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Singgih Wijayana, assistant professor, Department of Accounting, Faculty of Economics and Business, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia
Host

Holly Seguine, Global Online Communications, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

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Preparing the accountants of tomorrow, part I (18:30)

Listen to the podcast to learn how accounting curriculums are changing to keep pace with the profession.

Podcast highlights
  • What are some of the demands that are increasingly placed on future generations wanting to enter the accounting profession and how will accounting curriculums need to adjust to meet those demands?
  • What are some of the obstacles to making those changes?
  • How does the IAAER Program help educators overcome challenges in the classroom?
Guests
  • Nadia Albu, full professor, Department of Accounting, Auditing, and Business Analysis; Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
  • Fernando Dal-Ri Murcia, associate professor, Accounting and Actuarial Sciences Department, University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Donna Street, Mahrt Chair in Accounting, University of Dayton, United States and IAAER Director of Research and Education Activities
Host

Holly Seguine, Global Online Communications, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

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Preparing the accountants of tomorrow, part II (17:05)

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