In facing the opportunities and challanges of globalization, it has become paramount that the accounting curriculum should be kept relevant and up to date with the fast changes of technological developments. With this regards, many aspects of accounting knowledge has been radically influenced by the rapid developments of information technology; not only in accounting information systems, but also in auditing, financial accounting, management and cost accounting, taxation and so on. This has led accounting graduates to develop proficiency in information technology including softwares application, systems development methodology, IT-based accounting control systems and keeping up to date with fast newly developing technologies.
In response to this needs, department of accounting had arranged a series of capacity buildings for the lecturers in the beginning of this year. First workshop, on accounting systems using accurate was conducted on 14 -17 January 2019 on Accounting Lab, 3rd Floor, Building PKM, FEB UNDIP. The 4 days workshop discussed the whole accounting process using Accurate softwares. The speakers for this event were Bpk. Doni Adrial, Bpk. Deddy and Ibu Riyanti Adelia.
The second workshop, organized on 25 – 28 February 2019, focused in the enterprise resource planning using SAP. This 4 days workshop elaborated in details the fundamentals of SAP, and how business and accounting life would be much easier should it be systemized. Several modules that were discussed include SAP fundamental, basics of financial accounting, management accounting, navigation, logistics (procurement and production) and other technical issues.