CPA/Goodman Institute for International Issues in Accounting (IIIA)

A joint project between the Goodman School of Business and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.

The Institute for International Issues in Accounting (IIIA) is a joint project between the Goodman School of Business and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and fosters continuous improvement in education, financial reporting, assurance and worldwide accounting standards through grants and collaborative activities with a view towards raising the profile of the accounting profession internationally.

The purpose of the Institute for International Issues in Accounting is to promote the pursuit of knowledge and the improvement of teaching as they relate to any and all aspects of accounting in the global environment. The IIIA will foster continuous improvement in education, financial reporting, assurance and worldwide accounting standards through grants and collaborative activities with a view towards raising the profile of the accounting profession internationally.

Contact

Barbara Sainty
IIIA Coordinator
905 688 5550 x3182
bsainty@brocku.ca

Objectives

  • To improve the practice of accounting through teaching, learning and research by stimulating, encouraging and supporting the creation and dissemination of knowledge in the accounting field as it relates to international issues.
  • To provide for the interchange of professional ideas, research, and other information relating to international issues in accounting, especially between practitioners and academics, by supporting and sponsoring lectures, forums, symposia, workshops, panels, business meetings and social gatherings.
  • To provide opportunities for academics and practitioners to build professional and scholarly networks and thus encourage wider acquaintances, fellowship, closer co-operation, and the pooling of knowledge among other interested academics and practitioners throughout the world.
  • To engage in such other activities and services of interest to academics and practitioners that address international issues in accounting.