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Dr. Kazi Islam

PhD (CQU), MPhil, MCom, BCom Honours (Rajshahi), Higher Edu Teaching Cert (Harvard), Graduate Cert Bus (Wollongong), Banking Diploma (I), CPA (Australia), CMA (Australia)
Lecturer in Accounting Systems and Assurance
School of Business and Law
160 Ann Street, Brisbane - CQUniversity, Room 21.01
Queensland 4000, Australia
About Me

Dr Kazi Saidul Islam is currently working as a Lecturer in Accounting in the Department of Accounting, Economics, Finance and Property of the School of Business and Law at Central Queensland University (CQU), Australia. Prior to this appointment, he worked several years in the Department of Accounting (now Accounting and Information Systems) at the University of Rajshahi in Bangladesh.
Kazi has PhD in Accounting from Central Queensland University. He examined accounting manipulation (fraudulent financial reporting) in selected US and Australian banks and financial organisations by applying social-psychology/criminology theories. He holds Higher Education Teaching Certificate from Harvard University and Graduate Certificate in Business degree from the University of Wollongong (UOW), NSW, Australia. He studied Australian Taxation Law for Continuing Accounting Education from the University of Sydney (USYD), Australia.
Kazi also holds MPhil, MCom and BCom (Honours) in Accounting from the University of Rajshahi in Bangladesh. In his MPhil dissertation, he examined financial reporting in commercial banks in Bangladesh. Kazi completed Banking Diploma (I) when he worked in the banking industry in Bangladesh prior to commencing teaching at universities.
Professional memberships
CPA (Australia)
CMA (Australia)
Kazi was previously a member of Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ), British Accounting Association (BBA) and Forensic and Investigative Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association (AAA).
Kazi coordinated and taught a number of units:
Accounting systems and assurance
Auditing and ethical/professional practice
Financial accounting theory
Financial accounting
Corporate (company) accounting
Forensic accounting
Corporate governance and ethics
Research Interests
Interested in collaborative research and PhD/Masters by Research supervision in the following areas:
Financial reporting standards
Corporate social responsibility and sustainability reporting
Accounting manipulation, fraud and corruption
Auditing, corporate governance and ethics
Corporate failure
Intellectual/Human capital in organisations
Students from Australia-pacific regions, Asia, Africa, Arab countries and other parts of the world are welcome to pursue research higher degree (RHD) studies with us. Please visit the following link to explore opportunities for applications and scholarships for RHD at CQU.

Research Supervision

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • 3501 Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
  • 3502 Banking, Finance and Investment
  • 1503 Business and Management

At the level of Principal Supervisor

Current Capacity
I am currently available to supervise more research candidates
Current Supervision
Doctor of Philosophy (Industry)
My research topic is titled "The effectiveness of enhancements to Reputation Risk Management practices and frameworks in the banking industry following the Royal Commission into banking misconduct."
Principal Supervisor
Research Interests
Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services

Accounting, Auditing and Accountability - Accounting, Auditing and Accountability not elsewhere classified
Financial reporting, Sustainability reporting, Auditing, Banking, Fraud, Corruption, Ethics, Corporate governance & Corporate failure

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