Arif Perdana

Assoc Professor

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Arif works as Associate Professor at Monash University. Arif has worked in academia for more than a decade at several universities (e.g. Singapore Institute of Technology, Aarhus University, and the University of Queensland). Prior to working in academia, Arif worked in the IT service and finance industry. His research interests are in Data Science and Analytics, Digital Technology Strategy, and Accounting Information Systems. He has done industrial research and consultancy with Singapore and Indonesian institutions and companies. He has also secured several industrial research grants from the Singaporean government and companies in the areas of data analytics, fintech and blockchain.

Arif has solid experience in teaching information systems and analytics to executives and professionals. He conducted several workshops in Singapore, such as Data Analytics for professionals, Data Analytics and automation for accountants and Data Analytics for Lean Management. The workshops conducted were supported by the Singapore SkillsFuture professional development and retraining program. He has successfully trained professionals in Singapore and Indonesia. His research appears in several information systems journals such as Information & Management, Behavior & Information Technology, Journal of Information Systems, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, Telematics and informatics, and Technology in Society. He has presented his research in various workshops and conferences on primary accounting, accounting information systems and mainstream information systems.

Monash University Teaching Commitments:

ITI9132 - Introduction to databases (Postgraduate)
ITI9137 - Introduction to computer architecture and networks  (Postgraduate)
ITI5147 - Data exploration and visualisation (Postgraduate)
ITI9136 - Algorithms and programming foundations in Python (Postgraduate)

Previous Teaching Commitments:

At Singapore Institute of Technology, Singapore

  • Emerging Technologies in Accounting (Undergraduate)
  • Accounting Information Systems (Undergraduate)
  • Accounting and Financial Modelling (Undergraduate)
  • Corporate Reporting and Financial Analysis – Data Analytics Specialization (Undergraduate)
  • Strategic Management Accounting – Data Analytics Specialization (Undergraduate)
  • Data Analytics Workshop for Internship Students (Undergraduate)
  • Data Analytics for Business Professionals - Overview (Executive Education)
  • Data Analytics for Business Professionals - Intermediate (Executive Education)
  • Data Analytics for Accountants (Executive Education)
  • Digital Transformation in Business with Accounting Analytics (Executive Education)

At School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University, Denmark

  • Data Analytics for Accounting (Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

At UQ Business School, the University of Queensland, Australia

  • Accounting Information Systems (Undergraduate and Postgraduate)
  • Information Systems for Management (Postgraduate)
  • Information Retrieval and Management (Postgraduate)
  • Transforming Business with Information Systems (Undergraduate)
  • Managing Business Data (Undergraduate)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education/Academic qualification

Business Information Systems, PhD, University of Queensland

Award Date: 3 Jun 2016

Research area keywords

  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Digital Technologies Enablement
  • FinTech & Regtech
  • Distributed Ledger Technology
  • Data Visualisation
  • Data Governance
  • Digital Transformation
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Digital Technology Strategy
  • IT-enabled Organizational Transformation


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