Monday, November 30, 2015

Welcome BPKP-STAR Program

The Accounting Research Institute (ARI) welcomes participants of the Badan Pengawasan Keuangan dan Pembangunan - State Accountability Revitalization (BPKP-STAR) Program from Indonesia who will be undergoing a one-week short course for Best Graduates.  These graduates are mainly government officers who undertook Masters program in leading Indonesian universities and have passed their program with flying colours.  Most of the participants have obtained their maximum CGPA of 4.0.   STAR Program is a program initiated by the Government of Indonesia through cooperation with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in order to improve the government accountability in Indonesia. The program also hopes to improve the competency of public finance officers and government's internal auditors.  Through this short course with ARI and UiTM, participants hope to enhance their competency in public finance management and internal audit.  The one-week program will involve lectures, professional seminars, postgraduate colloquium, sharing sessions, polygraph simulation experience and site visits to selected government agencies in Malaysia - Inland Revenue Board, Ministry of Finance, Petronas and Accountants General Office.  The participants will also be taken to visit Kuala Lumpur city centre and will have the experience to explore Kuala Lumpur Tower and Petronas Twin Tower.