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Associate Professor Denis Vinen

Deputy Department Chair, Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Associate Professor, Accounting and Finance
Program Coordinator, Master of Professional Accounting
Program Coordinator, Master of Practising Accounting
DBA, Swinburne University, Australia; Master of Administration, Monash University, Australia; Bachelor of Economics & Politics, Monash University, Australia


Associate Professor Denis Vinen is currently Deputy Chair of the Accounting, Economics & Finance (AEF) department and Program Director of the Master of Accounting suite of programs in the Faculty of Business and Law at Swinburne University in Melbourne. Denis lectures in taxation in post-graduate courses and is a qualified Chartered Accountant, fellow member of CA ANZ and CPA (Aust) and a registered Tax Agent with extensive experience and expertise in providing financial, taxation and investment advice. Denis has been a member of education committee's for CA ANZ (formerly ICAA) and CPA Australia and is actively involved as an author and reviewer of the CPA (Aust) Advanced Taxation module & Examination together with managing the professional Accounting Accreditation of Swinburne Accounting programs. Denis has held senior levels of appointments at Swinburne including: Program Director (1998 - 2013) - Master of International Accounting (MIntA) program (delivered offshore in Vietnam);  Associate Dean International (Acting; 2008 - 2009) - Faculty of Business and Enterprise; Program Director (2010 - Current) - Master of Professional & Practising Accounting programs (Hawthorn Campus) and Deputy Chair of AEF (2014 - Current).  Denis completed his Doctor of Business Administration and the title of his thesis was 'Sustainability of Offshore Business Programs: The Key to Success in Vietnam'. His main research interests are in international business education and in particular, issues related to offshore education programs. Denis has been a frequent visitor to Vietnam since 1995 specialising in the teaching of taxation, financial management and capital markets and conducting short courses in accounting and finance for Vietnamese companies. Denis has also developed finance and accounting training manuals for staff in the banking sector in Vietnam.

Research interests

Accounting; Offshore Education (in particular Vietman); Taxation and Finance

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.

Fields of Research

  • Accounting, Auditing And Accountability - 150100
  • Specialist Studies In Education - 130300


Also published as: Vinen, Denis; Vinen, D.; Vinen, Denis G.; Vinen, Denis Glen
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