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Risk management and financial systems integrity. Enhancing outcomes for indigenous not-for-profit organisations

Study level

Master of Philosophy

Faculty/Lead unit

QUT Business School

School of Accountancy

Topic status

We're looking for students to study this topic.


Professor Julie-Anne Tarr
Division / Faculty
QUT Business School
Dr Jeanette Van Akkeren
Senior Lecturer
Division / Faculty
QUT Business School


This topic examines the NFP sector, in particular, indigenous organisations and the risk associated with incidents of fraud. As funding to these organisations is limited, a fraudulent event can have dire consequences on employees as well as impact future funding opportunities. Scant attention has been paid to the NFP sector in relation to fraud risk management. The study will help to address this.

If you are interested in researching this topic as part of a Master of Philosophy (Accountancy), and you are applying to commence your degree in Semester 1, 2020 you may be eligible for a School of Accountancy Accelerate Scholarship.



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