Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on New Ideas in Management, Economics and Accounting
Bridging The Gap Between Accounting Curriculum and Accounting Profession: Evidence from Jordan.
Osama Samih Shaban
Educational institutions play an important role in preparing an individual to bear the burdens placed on him in order to contribute in the development process of his society and his nation. Universities are one of the most important educational institutions that play an active role an in preparing the specialized working power in various fields of life. The current research paper attempts to bridge the gap between accounting curriculum and accounting profession by analyzing the accounting curriculum adopted by the accounting department at Al-Zaytoonah university of Jordan, and to find out to what extent it matches with the international accounting standards, and finally developing a mechanism to harmonize the accounting curriculum with the international accounting standards.
Keywords: Modern Accounting Curriculum, Accounting Career, Accounting Profession, Accounting Techniques, International Accounting Standards.