Academic Profile : Faculty

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Mr Goh Kia Hong
Senior Lecturer, College of Business (Nanyang Business School) - Division of Accounting
Assistant Dean (Undergraduate, Academic), College of Business (NBS)
Deputy Director, Centre for Accounting & Auditing Research (CAAR)
Kia Hong is actively involved in curriculum and pedagogical development in accounting, sustainability, risk management, assurance and analytics courses where he teaches in the bachelor degree, master degree and executive courses. He is also the academic director of the MBA Strategy Projects at Nanyang (SPAN) where he oversees a capstone module involving collaborations between sponsor organisations and NBS in which MBA participants work in teams to apply innovative thinking to address opportunities and challenges on real-life industry issues.

Kia Hong holds a Master of Science (Marketing) from NTU where he was awarded the Dean's Honours List. His teaching accolades include 2022 Nanyang Education Award (College), 2021 and 2018 NBS Master of Science (Accountancy) Teacher of the Year Awards, 2019 Nanyang Education Award (School), 2015 NBS Accountancy Teacher of the Year and 2015 NBS Teaching Excellence Award for Accounting Division.

Kia Hong was previously an audit partner of a public accounting firm and had worked as chief executives of companies in Singapore and South Korea. His roles included formulating strategies to meet business objectives, enterprise risk management and leading the teams to ensure seamless operations of the businesses. During the same period, he taught in various public and private institutions in accounting, marketing and entrepreneurship on adjunct arrangements and proactively led the design and development of courses.

Kia Hong is an avid researcher who has published in professional journals and contributed articles to local print media. Kia Hong’s services extend beyond NTU. Notably, he is a regular speaker in the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) major conferences and a trainer with ISCA’s and ACCA’s continuing professional educations. He also provides regular training, consultancy and research work to accounting firms and corporate organisations.

Kia Hong is a co-examiner for Singapore Chartered Accountants Qualification Programme for the Business Value, Governance and Risk and Capstone - Integrative Business modules. He is a member of ISCA’s Membership Growth and Engagement Committee, ISCA’s Investigation and disciplinary panel and the legal profession Inquiry Panel appointed by the Honourable the Chief Justice. Kia Hong was previously a member of ISCA’s Auditing and Assurance Standards Committee, ISCA’s data analytics sub-committee, ISCA’s judging panel for the prestigious Annual Report Award under the Singapore Corporate Awards and had worked with ISCA on ACRA’s Practice Monitoring Programme.

Kia Hong is currently the Chairman of Bukit Merah Secondary School Advisory Committee and the Chairman of Nan Hua Primary School Parent Support Group. He was awarded the Service to Education Awards by the Ministry of Education in 2021, 2011 and 2006. He is also a member of Mensa Singapore.
Assurance, risk management, sustainability, corporate governance and entrepreneurship.
2022 - Nanyang Education Award (College)
2021 - NBS Master of Science (Accountancy) Teacher of the Year Award
2019 - Nanyang Education Award (School)
2018 - NBS Master of Science (Accountancy) Teacher of the Year Award
2015 - NBS Accountancy and Business Teacher of the Year Awards
2015 - NBS Teaching Excellence Award (TEA) - Accounting Division
Courses Taught
AC3104 - Enterprise Risk Management and Sustainability
AC6109 - Risk Management and Advanced Auditing
BM6030 Strategy Projects at Nanyang (SPAN)
EM6802 Accounting for Decision Making and Control