Dr John Sweeting
This person does not currently hold a position at QUT.
John's background includes a mixture of academic and business positions. He has taught at Swinburne Institute of Technology (now Swinburne University of Technology) and Capricornia Institute of Advanced Education (now C Q University), and has spent time with the National Companies and Securities Commission (now the Australian Securities and Investments Commission).
John has also held positions with a large international chartered accounting firm and a large manufacturing/retailing company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. He has written for professional journals, and his main area of research is external reporting and profit forecasts in prospectuses.
In addition to running in-house courses for accounting firms, John has also conducted Professional Development courses for CPA Australia and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He has also been actively involved in both the CPA Program and the CA Program.
- Voluntary disclosures by companies
- Profit forecasts in prospectuses
- Earnings management
- Adoption of international financial reporting standards by Australian companies.
Accounting standards, Company reporting, Financial accounting training, Profit forecasts in IPO prospectuses
Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- PhD (Queensland University of Technology)
- MEc (University of New England)
- BEc (Monash University)
- Company accounting
- Financial accounting issues
- Financial accounting.