Yogyakarta – Friday, October 11, 2019. Coordinator of the Master of Science and Doctoral Program, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Gadjah Mada (MD FEB UGM), Prof. Jogiyanto H.M., MBA., Ph.D. opened the workshop with the theme “Workshop Learning and Curriculum of Accounting Capturing Industrial 4.0 Opportunities” in the second floor Lippo Room MD Building. A total of 36 accounting lecturers from various universities in Indonesia and master students took part in this workshop which was one of the manifestations of the MD FEB UGM Research Impact Program as an internationally accredited program of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AASCB). The workshop activities were carried out in 8 (eight) hours duration. The three main sessions of the strategy workshop are the impact of industry development 4.0 on curriculum and learning, accounting technology in learning, and.
The first session material was delivered by Prof. Jogiyanto H.M., MBA., Ph.D., with the title “Impact of Industry Development 4.0 on Curriculum and Learning”. In his presentation, the Professor who recently launched his book also said that the issue of disruptive technology also affects the higher education sector in Indonesia. The existence of this phenomenon encourages higher education institutions to change and adapt to the industry 4.0 ecosystem where the realization of the internet of things era. Changes in technology affect the social life of society into a super-smart society or called society 5.0. Changes in the joints of the economy, society and education require knowledge innovation that is strengthened by disruptive technology.
In the second session, Sony Warsono, MAFIS., Ph.D., delivered a material entitled “Learning in the Industrial Age 4.0: Accounting Technology”. The lecturer of Accounting Information System FEB UGM, through his presentation, argued that there are internal challenges and external threats in the process towards industry 4.0. In fact, accounting learning is expected to solve existing challenges and threats. Furthermore, the foundation for curriculum development is based on a philosophical, sociological, psychological, historical and juridical basis. Besides that, accounting with its mathematical basis should not only be an amplifier of information technology, even it has the potential to be developed as a technology. At the end of the session, this University of Kentucky-USA graduate said that at the Strata 1 (S1) level the formation of concentration courses uses blockchain technology, data mining, and various other contemporary technologies.
The last session was presented by Syaiful Ali, MIS., Ph.D., one of the FEB UGM accounting lecturers and Finance Director of UGM , with the theme “Industrial Revolution 4.0 and Its Impact on Accounting Education in Indonesia”. The author, who is often published in international index journals, states that various accounting professions such as auditors will decrease in quantity in 2023 if they do not adjust to the internet of things era where the expertise required is related to big data computing, artificial intelligent, cloud computing. Furthermore, approximately 23 percent of the accounting curriculum integrates disruptive technology materials into the curriculum. Further it is necessary to innovate learning and curriculum for undergraduate level by deepening students’ concentration courses with the provision of technology skills such as cost accounting, auditing, behavioral accounting, and others.
The workshop proceeded with the enthusiasm of the participants at each question and answer session until the closing event with the awarding participants with certificates and a group photo. (RP)