Capstone

 Integrate your technical knowledge and professional skills

IN BRIEF

  • Develop technical expertise by considering integrating business problems that are layered with real-life issues
  • Develop your professional skills to become a business influencer
  •  Develop teamwork and problem-solving skills in real world, open ended scenarios
  • Work towards your Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting

Integrating technical skills and ethics

The focus of the Capstone module is communicating solutions to complex business problems.

Our Capstone module is the final chapter of the CA Program, further developing your ethics training and other skills you need to progress in the business world with professionalism and confidence.

Areas covered in the module include integrating your technical knowledge, ethics, corporate governance, strategy and corporate social responsibility.

Exposure to these areas will enable you to build capability in problem solving and communication, which are essential to any role in any industry.

Capstone structure and format

You are supported throughout your learning by a range of online resources  and face to face activities

Online resources include:

  • Online communities where you can network with other candidates
  • Technical discussion forums where your questions will be answered by specialist Chartered Accountants
  • Peer discussion forums
  • Access to resources including a course reference guide and materials to help you prepare for exams

Face to face activities include:

  • Three workshops with other candidates to share information and network
  • Interactive sessions where you work as a team on multi-faceted activities based on real life scenarios
  • CA Study Masterclass. These optional workshops can help you stay on track and prepare for the final exam

This 12 week course is one of five compulsory modules and is the final module in the Chartered Accountants Program.

Extra study support

Need extra support with your CA Program study? Find out more about CA Study Masterclass

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What you need to know

  • Course assessment

    Your assessment for the Capstone module consists of:

    • Attending and completing two team-based assessment tasks across three one day workshops. This counts for 40 per cent of your final result
    • An exam which counts for 60 per cent of your final result
  • Prior knowledge

    You need to have successfully completed the four technical modules prior to starting the Capstone module. You will also be expected to demonstrate key professional skills gained through your practical working experience.

    To learn more about the Capstone course requirements, refer to the module outline.

     

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