About the Department

The Department of Accounting and Data Analytics, led by Professor Axel K-D Schulz, is one of three Departments within the AACSB accredited La Trobe Business School (LBS). The Department combines high quality research, teaching and business and community engagement.

The staff are active researchers and are engaged with industry in activities that build students' employability and create impact in communities. Through its research, teaching and engagement, we are committed to the promotion of social, economic and environmental responsibility and sustainability in management, business and societal contexts.

We offer degrees at both the undergraduate and postgraduate coursework level as well as Honours and Higher Degree Research (HDR).


In accounting, our strengths are in areas including but not limited to corporate governance and disclosure, sustainability and social responsibility accounting, management accounting and organisational change, and public sector and not-for-profit accounting.

Data analytics

The data analytics discipline specialises in cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning including cognitive science, computational neuroscience and cognitive psychology.

Information on our accreditation and rankings, study tour offerings, exchange and internship opportunities can be found on the La Trobe Business School webpage: https://www.latrobe.edu.au/business

LBS Mission

Mission statement

La Trobe Business School is a community of students, academics, and professionals committed to enhancing business learning through education and research, which is innovative, responsible, and engaged.