•  
  •  
 

Information Sciences Letters

Information Sciences Letters

Abstract

This study aims to explore the role of accounting education programs in promoting the concepts of sustainability and entrepreneurship in Saudi society, by surveying the perceptions of a sample of parties related to accounting education - faculty members, students, and graduates - about the contribution of the intended learning outcomes of accounting programs in supporting knowledge and skills related to sustainability, entrepreneurship, and improving students positive attitudes towards these practices. The results of the study came to show, in general, the failure of accounting programs to support the concepts and practices of sustainability and entrepreneurship. The results shed light on some insights that could help in developing accounting programs, such as: Paying attention to some topics like environmental accounting and auditing, and ecological feasibility studies, developing teaching strategies to train students to analyze specific data to reach conclusions and solutions, inclusion of practical cases that depends on actual problems.

Share

COinS