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Perceived internationalization of accounting education: the case of Vietnam

Tra My Nguyen (Faculty of Business and Management, CMC University, Hanoi, Vietnam)
Duc Phan (RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia)
Greeni Maheshwari (RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia)

Asian Review of Accounting

ISSN: 1321-7348

Article publication date: 31 August 2022

Issue publication date: 9 February 2023

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Abstract

Purpose

The authors explore the state of internationalization of accounting education as perceived by accounting academics, accounting employers, and accounting students in Vietnam. Based on data collected, authors draw recommendations to better facilitate internationalization of accounting education in Vietnam.

Design/methodology/approach

With a qualitative approach, the authors use content analysis (materials from 27 universities) and semi-structured interviews (28 participants) to explore the state of internationalization of accounting education as perceived by academics, employers, and students in Vietnam.

Findings

The authors identify the extent of and challenges in internationalization of accounting education in Vietnam, including language barrier, teaching approach, and budgetary constraints. Practical recommendations are drawn to help overcome challenges and facilitate progress.

Originality/value

The study integrates two fields of research: accounting and education, particularly through addressing in-depth perspectives of a broad range of stakeholders in addition to a detailed examination of archival contents. Practical recommendations are proposed for short term, medium term, and long term.

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Citation

Nguyen, T.M., Phan, D. and Maheshwari, G. (2023), "Perceived internationalization of accounting education: the case of Vietnam", Asian Review of Accounting, Vol. 31 No. 1, pp. 114-130. https://doi.org/10.1108/ARA-04-2022-0108

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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