Assurance of Learning
Seminar II

27 August 2019 | Brisbane, Australia


Frazer_LorelleLorelle Frazer, University of the Sunshine Coast, USC Business School

Professor Lorelle Frazer joined the University of the Sunshine Coast as Dean and Head, USC Business School in 2018. Previously she worked at Griffith University and was the Dean (Learning & Teaching) of the Griffith Business School from 2006 to 2014 where she had responsibility for the successful implementation of AoL. Lorelle’s research and teaching expertise is in franchising. She has attracted more than $2 million in competitive research grants and has been the recipient of three ARC Linkage Project grants and a (current) ARC Discovery Indigenous Project. She has led the biennial ‘Franchising Australia’ surveys of the franchise sector since 1998. In 2010 she was presented with a Contribution to Franchising award from the Franchise Council of Australia for ‘significant contributions to the education of the Australian franchise community’. In 2010, Lorelle was appointed a Global Facilitator for AACSB International to co-facilitate Assurance of Learning seminars in Australia and internationally.


Hancock_PhilPhil Hancock, University of Western Australia, UWA Business School

Phil Hancock is currently Professor of Accounting and Associate Dean of Education in the Business School at the University of Western Australia and as such has oversight of Assurance of Learning in the Business School at UWA. Phil is a President of the CPA Australia Divisional Council in WA. He is a fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand CPA Australia, and the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ). Phil has been involved in a number of Office for Learning and Teaching projects and in 2010 was chair of the Accounting Learning Outcomes working party which developed the threshold learning outcomes for Bachelor and Master degrees in Accounting. Phil is currently joint leader of the project Achievement Matters: external peer review of accounting learning standards which received funding and support from the Office for Learning and Teaching, CPA Australia, and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Phil has received in excess of $800,000 in research grants and has published many articles, chapters in books, and is the co-author of an introductory accounting book, which is used in over 25 tertiary institutions in Australia and New Zealand. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Accounting Education and has received numerous teaching awards including a National Carrick citation for outstanding contributions to student learning. In 2013, he received an award for outstanding contributions to accounting education by AFAANZ.