FRIDAY, 30 JANUARY
– Heads of Departments responsible for their Expenditure Management (PTJ) must ensure a thorough planning and to plan their activities according to priority, taking into account their committed expenditure.
This was mentioned by Deputy Bursar, Mohamad Edrus Othman in his presentation at the start of the ‘Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) 2016-2017 Expenditure Management Workshop’ organised by the Bursar Department of UMS, and scheduled for two days starting yesterday.
“The objective of this workshop is to ensure that the spending of each PTJ be within the allocation given for 2015 as well as to check their Expenditure Management for the years 2016 and 2017,” he said.
Mohamad Edrus reminded all PTJ that the proposed expenditure must not exceed the Allocation Limit set earlier and that they should generate their own income should the expenses be more than the amount allotted. They should also think of a more cost-effective method of spending.
The workshop, which was attended by more than 140 staff representing each PTJ in UMS included the updating of all planning and programmes, new and existing policies and one-off purchases. – FL
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