International Journal of Entrepreneurship (Print ISSN: 1099-9264; Online ISSN: 1939-4675)


Evaluation of Accounting Education and The Extent of Compatibility and The Labor Market Needs (Field Study: External Auditors Auditin Jordan)

Author(s): Dr. Shaher Falah Al-Aroud

 This study aimed to Evaluation of Accounting Education and The Extent of Compatibility and the Labor Market Needs. The study community consisted of external auditors audit in Jordan. The researcher adopted an analytic and descriptive approach for the sake of this study. The questionnaire of the research was designed and distributed among a purposive sample consisted of 250 of the above-mentioned parties. The researcher was able to retrieve (240) answered the questionnaire.  The study revealed that the respondents think that the skills of the accounting graduates’ suitability with the needs of the labour market and have a significant statistical impact. The study proposes several recommendations, most important of all, placing additional focus on improving skills of the accounting graduates, especially improving the ability to apply accounting practices through providing the students with practical training on how to apply these practices and improving students' technical and functional skills by focusing on improving their ability to use information technology and accounting software, this can be achieved through specifying a portion of the offered courses as a practical portion to train students on using these programs.

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