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Have you ever thought about accounting as a career choice? This course will introduce you to the basic concepts, principles and techniques of being an accountant.

You will learn about the importance of accounting in modern societies and have the opportunity to explore two different accounting specialisations - financial accounting and management accounting.

The course is free and open to anyone to self-enrol.

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This MOOC will be available not only in Australia and China but worldwide.  This course is directed at students with little or no knowledge of accounting.

At the successful completion of a minimum of two modules, students will be awarded a certificate of completion and a digital badge for each module.

Development of the Accounting MOOC Project

The development of the MOOC has been shared between three main organisations: The CDU Business School; the Economics and Business School at Anhui Normal University; and the Innovative Media Production Studio (IMPS).

MOOC First Launch - 8 March 2016

Two events were held simultaneously for the MOOC Launch, one in Canberra and one at the CDU Business School in Darwin. Below is a video of the Canberra event with presentations by:

  • Professor Martin Carroll - Pro Vice-Chancellor Education and Student Success
  • Professor Simon Maddocks – Vice-Chancellor, Charles Darwin University
  • Senator the Honourable Richard Colbeck, Minister for Tourism and International Education
  • Mr Xu Xiao - Minister-Counsellor for Education, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China

Watch the MOOC launch