Appointment of Prof. Dr. Nafis Alam as Accreditation Panel of Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA) | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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Appointment of Prof. Dr. Nafis Alam as Accreditation Panel of Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA)

Professor Dr Nafis Alam, Head, School of Accounting and Finance of Asia Pacific University of Technology and Invitation (APU), has been appointed to the accreditation panel of the Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA). FAA is a global and independent quality assurance and accreditation body for the Financial Services Industry (FSI) under the guidance of Bank Negara Malaysia and Securities Commission Malaysia and executed by a committee of technical experts, industry professionals and leading academics from the international financial services industry.

FAA deploys its FAA Quality Framework (FQF) as the foundation for quality assurance and accreditation of adult learning as well as the point of reference for the criteria and requirements for qualifications in the FSI. FAA is responsible for raising the learning standards and quality of professional learning and development in the FSI within the region and globally.

The FAA Accreditation Panel (FAP) consists of subject matter experts in their respective sectors, namely Banking and Finance, Islamic Finance, Insurance, Capital Markets, and Corporate Programmes. Dr Alam brings to the accreditation panel his expertise in Finance, FinTech and Islamic Banking & Finance. As a FAP member, Professor Alam will be part of a team that will assess learning programmes submitted for accreditation to ensure their compliance with the FAA Learning Criteria. He will also approve and accredit learning programmes, institutions or individuals and report the findings to the FAA Accreditation Committee (FAC).

The appointment is a testament for the School of Accounting and Finance and our commitment towards providing quality Accounting, Finance and FinTech education, through providing industry-relevant curriculum.