Dr Garima Sharma

PhD, MCom, GradCertEd, AdvDipMgt, DipMgt

Biographical details
Dr Sharma is an experienced academic with over 6 years of experience in the accounting and finance disciplines as a lecturer and tutor at various universities including APIC, Federation University Australia, University of Sunshine Coast and Victoria University. She is passionate about teaching students with a specific focus on their soft skills which is Dr Sharma’s core research area.

Research Interests
Dr Sharma researches soft skills development of accounting graduates from different cultural backgrounds as well as the effects of both culture and self-efficacy in the development of soft skills both in a positive and negative way.

Professional Associations and Fellowships
Lifetime member Golden Key International Society Honour Award Asia Pacific
AFAANZ member
Graduate Accountant Internship at Fountain Gate Financial Group

Awards and Scholarships
UPBA Scholarship in Accounting at Victoria University Melbourne.
Golden Key International Award

Publications
Conferences
Sharma, G. (2019). Using group assessments to improve team skills in Indian accounting students. Accounting Educator’s International conference at RMIT.

Sharma, G. (2019). Team skills development in Indian accounting students. CUFE International conference

Sharma, G. (2017). The influence of culture on the soft skills development of accounting students. Postgraduate Research Conference, Victoria University.

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