ACCA-MMU Inter-School Accounting Quiz or known as AMISAQ was successfully concluded on 14 October 2023 at the Melaka campus. This event was organised by the Faculty of Business (FOB) in collaboration with the Student Recruitment and Admission Department (SRAD) and its strategic partner and main sponsor, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). 

AMISAQ is a national-level accounting quiz that aims to test Form 5 secondary school students on their general knowledge and understanding of the accounting field as well as to provide a platform for them to build networks across schools, university, and professional body. A total of 1,077 students from 114 schools participated in this year’s event. The event was divided into a two-day event where the qualifying round was held on 30 September 2023 through an online platform and it was officiated by Dr. Hasmida Jamaluddin, Deputy Dean of FOB, and Madam Nalini, Director of SRAD. 

In the final round, six finalists competed for the championship title at Persada Permata Dunia. The competition began with a welcoming speech by the event director, Mdm Norliza Darus, while the closing ceremony was officiated by Dr. Siti Zakiah, Dean of FOB, and Mr. Peter Gabriel, Business Relationship Manager of ACCA Maritime Southeast Asia. The finalists were evaluated by Mr. Sim Siew Han, partner of the audit and assurance services at Baker Tilly Melaka, and Dr. Akhma Adlin and Dr. Yip Yen, FOB lecturers.  

As a result, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Tengku Mahkota, Johor was announced as the champion and the team walked away received a cash prize of RM1,500 and the school also received a cash prize of RM300. SMK Tung Hua, Sarawak, and SMK Puteri, Negeri Sembilan won first runner-up and second runner up respectively. The winning teams received cash prizes of RM1,200 and RM1,050 and the schools received RM200 and RM150, respectively. In addition, three schools namely SMK Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang, SMK Jitra, Kedah, and SMK Simpang Rengam, Johor secured third runner-up and won RM750 for each team and each school received RM100. 

It is hoped that all participants gain valuable experience and knowledge throughout the competition. The organiser also would like to express their gratitude to the organising committee and other supporting departments who have made the event a success.