Convenience of accounting education for the requirements of Saudi labour market: An empirical study

Nabil Ahmed Mareai Senan
2019 Management Science Letters  
Saudi labour market is unique in nature due to a number of aspects. It provides a picture of increasing job opportunity and, at the same time, higher level of youth unemployment. Like other countries, the employability of accounting graduates of Saudi Arabia is also subject to doubts. The present study assesses the convenience of accounting education for the unique requirements of Saudi labour market. The study collects data from 914 respondents from the three main stakeholdersstudents, faculty
more » ... and accounting practitioners. The study finds that all the three stakeholders were of the opinion that the education was capable of meeting the unique requirements of the labour market in Saudi Arabia. A few suggestions are also presented, which would help improve the outcomes of the accounting programs and make the graduates employable.
doi:10.5267/j.msl.2019.6.001 fatcat:zzsujajl7ncurlgj4rdcrj7wz4