Ha Nguyen

School: The Business School
Department: Economics & Finance
Position: Associate Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South
Email: ha.nguyenthanh@rmit.edu.vn
ORCID: 0000-0002-9569-5946

Ha Nguyen is a financial/corporate accounting expert and academic who contextualises, develops and constantly improves course materials to enhance students’ learning outcomes.

Ha is teaching Accounting for Society and Organisations, Financial Accounting & Analysis, Cost Analysis & Applications, Business Statistics, Business Finance, Economics. Her work at RMIT also includes establishing connections between student projects and industry, and developing work-integrated-learning initiatives for accounting and finance students thanks to her extensive connections with CPA Australia, KPMG and other multinational companies.

  • Full CPA Membership, 2020, CPA Australia
  • Masters by Research in Accounting, 2019, RMIT University
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching & Learning, 2012, RMIT University 
  • MBA in Professional Accounting and Taxation, 2010, Fordham University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Economics & French), 2004, Berea College



Ha’s research interests range from accounting education, business education, financial accounting, accounting technologies to the development of accounting, finance and economics in emerging countries.

  • H, N., P.N & Duc. P 2016. Chapter 12: To replace Vietnamese Accounting Standards (VAS) with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS): Is Vietnam truly ready? (Eds.) (2016). IFRS: Trend and Roadmap for Adoption in Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam. Ministry of Finance Report.
  • Phan, D.,W Senarath Yapa, P.,Nguyen, H. (2021). Accounting graduate readiness for work: a case study of South East Asia In: Education + Training, 63, 392 - 41.


  • 2008 – 2011: Tax and Financial Accounting Analyst, GFI Group Inc., New York, U.S.
  • 2003 – 2005: Tax Associate, Deloitte, Ohio, U.S


  • 2011 – present: Lecturer - Course Coordinator, Department of Economics & Finance, RMIT University Vietnam and Australia
  • 2007 – 2008: Teaching Associate in Accounting, Fordham University, Australia
  • 2005 – 2006: Economics Tutor, Graduate School of Management, Kent State University, Ohio, U.S.