Yogyakarta, January 10th – 22nd, 2022
Singapore Management University (SMU) School of Accountancy held an Accounting Masters Online Data Camp with the topic “Digital Transformation & Financial Analytics using Python.” The activity was successfully held online on January 10th – 22nd, 2022. The purpose of this event is to provide participants with an introduction to accounting data analytics programs and knowledge of current accounting industry trends.
The activity was attended by 50 participants with various backgrounds, consisting of students and professionals from five countries, such as Philippines, India, Indonesia, China, and Singapore. In particular, the Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Gadjah Mada sent seven students from the accounting program to participate in the activity, with details of three students from the Master of Science in Accounting Program (Aulizza Abdul Fanni, Dewi Mustika Ratu, Raden Roro Widya Ningtyas Soeprajitno), two students from the Master of Accounting Program (Putu Nadiani Putri Utama and Sanda Aditya Arsandi), also two students from the Accounting Program (Kathleen Emmanuel and Wulandari).
This training activity divided into three sessions, such as material, practice, and group presentations. The various topics presented were Digital Transformation and Business Models, Introduction to Python Programming, Stock Market Financial Analytics and Data Visualization, and Application for Finance. There are two webinar sessions in this training. The first webinar had the topic of Accounting MasterClass and the second webinar had a topic of Trend and Future of Accounting Industry. All material is delivered interactively based on SMU’s unique teaching style. The practice sessions were honed the participants’ skills and certainly fun to follow.
The activity lasted 21 hours. Each session was attended by all participants with great enthusiasm. Entertainment like interesting quizzes also provided. At the final session, there was a presentation session by the participants. Based on the results of this training assessment, Aulizza Abdul Fanni, a student of the Master of Science in Accounting Program, won the “Best Performing Group” award. The award was received by the Aulizza’s group for successfully presenting a final project applying useful ideas and insights on the Business Canvas Model, financial analytics using Python, and other key concepts learned in the course. This is a matter of pride for the Master of Science Program and Aulizza’s participation can motivate her colleagues. The training session ended with a group photo. (Y)