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EFMD accreditation



EFMD programme accreditation is operated by the European Foundation for Management Development. It aims to evaluate the quality of any business and/or management program that has an international perspective and, where of an appropriately high quality, to accredit it. The highly demanding EPAS standards ensure that the accredited programs are designed and delivered so that they are both academically rigorous and have practical relevance for students in today’s global environment.

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Accounting accreditation

Certified Practicing Accountants of Australia (CPA Australia)


A CPA is a finance, accounting, and business professional with a specific qualification. Being a CPA is a mark of high professional competence. It indicates a soundness in depth, breadth, and quality of accountancy knowledge.

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Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)


The Institute of Public Accountants is one of three professional accounting bodies recognised in Australian legislation, alongside the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and CPA Australia.

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Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand


The Chartered Accountant designation is internationally recognised and indicates a high standard of ethical, professional and technical expertise.

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Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

certified management accountant (cma)

All ACU postgraduate graduates in accounting and MBAs are automatically eligible for Certified Management Accountant (CMA) professional designation if they have completed Strategic Resource Management and Strategic Managerial Accounting and have 5 years of business experience.

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Human Resources Accreditation

Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI)


As the professional association for human resources, AHRI is tasked with ensuring HR professionals and people managers have the essential prerequisite skills and knowledge required to work in the HR profession.

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Information Technology Accreditation

Australia Computer Society (ACS)

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"As the professional association and peak body representing Australia’s ICT sector, ACS delivers authoritative independent knowledge and technology insights, building relevant technology capacity and capability that catalyses Australian innovation and speeds the adoption of technology for the benefit of commerce, government and society."

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Marketing Accreditation

Australian Marketing Institute

"Australian Marketing Institute is Australia’s leading marketing body and its accreditation provides educators with industry feedback and knowledge to shape and develop their curriculum. Our program has been vetted with knowledge of the needs of industry and practitioners of tomorrow.Course accreditations"

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Chartered Institute of Marketing

 Chartered Institute of Marketing

CIM Recognition is recognition of the AMI Accreditation of the program.  It means graduates would be on their pathway towards applying for Chartered Marketer status in the UK, in addition they would receive a number of benefits whilst they are students which can be found on their website.

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Occupational Health and Safety Accreditation

Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board


The Board accredits OHS professional education programs. Its vision is that OHS professional education in Australia is based on strong scientific and technical concepts, is evidence informed, and delivered by competent professionals who are recognised by the industry, government, and the community.

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The Safety Institute of Australia (SIA) has signed the first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with overseas Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP). The MOU is a mutual recognition of each other's certification programs.

Students who become a certified OHS Professional after completing one of ACU's accredited courses will have their certification recognised in Canada.

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International Recognition

PRME - Principles for Responsible Management Education


The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) is a United Nations-supported initiative founded in 2007 as a platform to raise the profile of sustainability in schools around the world, and to equip today's business students with the understanding and ability to deliver change tomorrow.

As an Advanced PRME signatory of PRME - Principles for Responsible Management Education, ACU's Faculty of Law and Business has a strong emphasis on governance, ethical leadership, social responsibility, and sustainability embedded in their programs.

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IAJBS - International Association of Jesuit Business Schools

The International Association of Jesuit Business Schools (IAJBS) is a global network supporting educators and institutions involved in management and business education. The Association is building connections amongst global alumni and amassing a pool of resources to assist educators whose commitment to justice, leadership and Ignatian principles are central in the development of their curriculum. 

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Seoul Accord

The Australian Computer Society is recognised internationally by the Seoul Accord. This means that our ACS-accredited programs satisfy the international standards and processes set by the Accord.

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