Presentation on theme: "International Accounting Study Program"— Presentation transcript:
1 International Accounting Study Program Laurie Webb, Program LeaderJohn Lyon, Subject CoordinatorAmanda Hamilton, Industry Programs Consultant
2 About this ProgramCollaboration between RMIT University and University of MelbourneLevel-3 accounting elective12.5 pointsCapstone subject
3 What is the IASP? Experiential / Applied learning Unique program Travel experienceVisit host organisations in cities across USAHear speakers from a range of companies, educational institutions and regulatory bodiesSpeakers hold senior roles including CEO, CFO, Senior Vice President, Controller and Executive DirectorTopical content – international accounting standardsGain invaluable insights from business and regulatory leadersExpand your knowledge of international business and accounting practices
4 Professional Visits July 2015 Program: Burbank CA: Walt Disney Pictures & TV and PricewaterhouseCoopersTelevision City CA: CBS Studio/ CBS TV DistributionLos Angeles CA: University of Southern CaliforniaWashington DC: US Securities & Exchange Commission and the Australian EmbassyFairfield CT: GE-CorporateNorwalk CT: Financial Accounting Standards BoardArmonk NY: IBMPurchase NY: MasterCard Global and PepsiCoNew York
5 What Your Program Includes Return economy airfare from Melbourne and domestic flights with Qantas and American AirlinesHigh standard centrally located 4-5 star hotels including breakfasts (except LA & New York)Welcome dinner at the Beverly Hilton, Beverly HillsAdmission and transfer to Disneyland Theme Park in LAGuided sightseeing tour of WashingtonReflective breakfast meeting at The Roosevelt Hotel
6 What Your Program Includes (cont’d) Formal presentation and farewell cocktails and dinner at the famous Le Cirque restaurant in New YorkAll transfers from airport to hotels and return by air conditioned, panoramic coaches. All transport from hotel to host organisations and return at each locationTravel insurance for the duration of the program
7 *See scholarships website for eligibility Costs18 Days from 30 June – 17 July 2015Full package: $8,275 (approx.) including tax and insuranceCost includes:Airfares : Melbourne – LA; LA- Washington; New York – MelbourneAccommodation based on twin shareAll breakfasts (except LA and New York)SightseeingWelcome and farewell dinnersTour operator’s costs for air/coach/rail to site visitsTravel insurance (approx. $200)Tax Surcharge (approx. $900)* Standard tuition fees (not included in the cost above) will be incurred for this subject.Melbourne Global Scholars Award: Eligible students can apply for this $1,000 grant*See scholarships website for eligibility
8 Subject DetailsACCT30011Lecture material is given in handout prior to departure and during the course of the tour by the Subject Coordinator and our host senior executives and regulators in the United States.AssessmentPrimer of host organisationsReflective journal/reportParticipationPresentationOpen-book exam
9 EligibilityCommerce elective available to Bachelor of Commerce studentsPrerequisites: either ACCT Intermediate Financial Accounting or ACCT20001 Cost ManagementPreference will be given to final year students, however second year students are welcome to applyStudents may apply for the program as “experience only” – ie do not enrol in ACCT a $500 administrative fee is payable in lieu of tuition fees
10 How to apply Step 1: Attend an information session: Wednesday 18 March: 12pm – 1pmFBE Theatre 2Wednesday 25 March: 5.15pm – 6.15pmFBE Theatre 3Step 2: Complete an application form and submit to -Level 5, The SpotCall ext to access office:Include a photocopy of passport identification page, $750 cheque and a copy of your Australia visa (for international students)
11 How to apply Step Task Deadline 3 4 Formal acceptance of your application will be made by to your University student address. Places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basisUntil places are filled4If you accept your offer you will need to complete the University's Online Mobility Registration and Travel Grant Application form. The Scholarships Office will advise you of the outcome of your travel grant application.At least 6 weeks prior to departure.
12 How to apply Step Task Deadline 5 Attend the Global Study Connections information session13 April 20156Pay the balance of the payment to Global Study Connections24 April 2015
13 Grants and Scholarships Global Study Connections – Strive for Excellence: $1,000 scholarship awarded at the conclusion of the tourGlobal Mobility: Eligible students can apply for the $1,000 Melbourne Global Scholars Award. By completing the Online Mobility Registration and Travel Grant Application form you will be automatically considered for this grantStudent Financial Aid: Interest-free loans with flexible repayment terms – seeOS HELP: Available to students enrolled in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) in a degree course who want to undertake part of their study overseas.
14 Places are filled on a first-come, first-served basis so apply early! Key datesItemDateApplications Close27 March 2015GSC Presentation13 April 2015Settlement Date24 April 2015Places are filled on a first-come, first-served basis so apply early!
15 Contact Details Role Type of enquiry Contact details Laurie Webb Tour leaderItineraryCostsJohn LyonSubject CoordinatorAcademic contentAmanda HamiltonIndustry Programs ConsultantApplicationsEligibilityStudy abroad grants