Tenaga Nasional Berhad hosted the Inaugural HAPUA Internal Audit Workshop from 27-28 February 2017 at Hotel Grand Millennium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The objective of the workshop was to provide a platform for internal auditors to share their experience and knowledge with the aim of enhancing their capability and professionalism. With the capability required, internal auditors can move up the value chain and become a trusted advisor to the organization.
The dynamism of the ASEAN region poses many challenges and opportunities to the industry. With all the development that is taking place in this part of the world, the new challenge to people in the electricity industry is to manage and provide the supply that suits the requirements of the customers particularly in high tech industries. Auditors can no longer focus on its own internal tasks. It must be responsible for ensuring that Audit’s strategy, goals and priorities are driven by and aligned with the overall business needs.
A forum of this nature will certainly serve as a good platform to exchange experience and new ideas to fulfil the objectives and the responsibilities of utilities in the respective countries. Auditors must understand the organization’s business. In addition to fully understand the business, Auditors must understand the environment in which it operates, the competition, and the circumstances that could influence the progress of the organization.
A total of 43 delegates participated. They were from Pembangkitan Jawa Bali (PJB) of Indonesia, EDL Gen of Laos, Tenaga Nasional Berhad and Sarawak Energy Berhad of Malaysia, National Grid Corporation of Philippines, TRANSCO, MERALCO of Philippines, Singapore Power of Singapore , Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA) of Thailand and Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) of Vietnam