Academic Profile

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Academic Profile

Assoc Prof (Adj) Tan How Choon


Adjunct Associate Professor
Division of Accounting
College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Email: HOWCHOON@NTU.EDU.SG
Phone: (+65)-
Office:

Education
  • MBA National University of Singapore 1998
  • MSc (Mgt of Technology) National University of Singapore 1994
  • BCom (Business Mgt) Nanyang University 1975
Biography
Tan How Choon is a Forensic Accountant and Chartered Accountant.

He has about 40 years of working experience in the areas of IT strategic planning & management, IT project management and forensic accounting & financial investigation. He held several senior management positions including Chief Information Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief IT Auditor with large MNCs and public sector.

In 1980, he designed and implemented the first Enterprise Resource Planning System In Singapore for Rollei (Germany based) Singapore. During the period with National Computer Board, he has involved in several national strategic planning projects, of which included IT2000/Intelligent Island, Library 2000, Civil Service Computerized Systems among many other key mega projects. In 1990, he led the team to implement the mega project, new NRIC (National Registration Identity Card, currently using) and AFIS (Automatic Fingerprint Identification System) for Singapore Government. The system has since cracked many mysterious criminal cases in Singapore.

He graduated from Nanyang University with a B. Com. degree and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science. Subsequently, he obtained MSc (Management of Technology) (NUS) and MBA (Accountancy) (NTU) whilst achieving a scholarship from National Computer Board.

He was Adjunct Associate Professor with National University of Singapore Business School’s MBA programme, Australian National University’s Master of International Management programme, University of Newcastle’s MBA program, James Cook University’s MBA program and Edinburg Business School’s MBA program.
Research Interests
Forensic IT and Accounting
Management of IT, IT Security and IT Forensic
White Collar Crime Investigation
Strategic Management
Strategic plan Auditing
Project Auditing

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