Accreditations and alliances
Australian Computer Society
The Master of Information Systems (MMIS) course is accredited at the professional level by the Australian Computer Society (ACS), the recognised accrediting body for information and communications technology (ICT) courses in Australia.
Accreditation acknowledges the quality assurance processes that are in place in the design, content and delivery of the MMIS course in accordance with ACS requirements.
As a result of the accreditation, students completing the MMIS are eligible to become Provisional Members of ACS immediately and Professional Members after relevant information technology experience of four years.
Australian Human Resources Institute
The Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) is the national association representing human resource and people management professionals. AHRI members are predominantly human resource and people management professionals including HR directors and managers, specialist and general HR practitioners, consultants, line managers and team leaders. Membership details can be found on their website
Australian Institute of Project Management
The Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) have endorsed the following School of Management courses:
- Master of Project Management
- Graduate Certificate in Business (Project Management)
Career Industry Council of Australia
In December 2009, the Career Industry Council of Australia (CICA) endorsed the following
School of Management courses for a five year period ending in 2014:
- Graduate Certificate in Career Development
- Master of Career Development
Endorsement means that the courses meet the requirements of the Professional Standards for Australian Career Development Practitioners.
The courses attract postgraduate students from across Australia working as career counsellors, career educators and advisors, life and career coaches, human resources managers, vocational/training coordinators, employment service providers, outplacement consultants, rehabilitation consultants, labour market researchers, athlete career and education advisors, and private career practitioners.
Graduates from either of the ECU career development courses meet, or exceed, the minimum educational criteria required to qualify as a Professional Member of any of the Practitioner Association member organisations of CICA.
Students are invited to join the Accounting Students Register of CPA Australia. The benefits available include: access to the CPA Library Network; professional development and training, discounted Accounting and Auditing handbooks, and the opportunity to build on a network of contacts and to participate in the activities of Australia's largest professional accounting organisation. Students can join online at www.cpacareers.com.au
Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
Accounting students may associate with the ICAA by becoming members of the Chartered Accountants Students’ Society (CASS).
Institute of Internal Auditors
Membership of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is open to students studying in an Internal Auditing related discipline. Benefits of membership include opportunities to attend the annual SOPAC Conference, access to the National Seminar Series, access to the Certified Internal Auditors (CIA) Program, international affiliation, and a Members Handbook. Membership details can be found on their website.