Personal Information

Name                             

Muhammad Firdaus

Place and Date of Birth  

Atapange, 3 March 1966

Telephone

+62-411-492080

 

eMail

muhf2@yahoo.com

 

 

Educational Qualifications

 

2005      PhD, Australian National University

 

1998      Master of Business Administration, University of Birmingham, UK

1994      Graduate Diploma in Computing Studies, University of Canberra, Australia

1990      English Education, FPBS IKIP Ujung Pandang

Training Experience

2017     

Policy Implementation Strategy and Evaluation, Japan International Cooperation Centre, Tokyo

2016      •

  • Coaching and Mentoring for Trainers, Accredited Training International, Middlesex University London, UK

  • Management of Training, Lembaga Administrasi Negara

  • Accredited Assessor Training, LPP Makassar

 

2014

Leadership Training Level II

2012

Training of Trainers: Peer-Reviewed Journal Article Writing by AusAid

 

2011      •

Beyond Film Making Organized by Bursa Pengetahuan KTI (BaKTI)

2010

  • Australia-Indonesia Leadership and Management Programs by ANZSOG

  • Outcome Mapping organized by Bursa Pengetahuan Kawasan Timur Indonesia (BaKTI)

 

2009

Manegerial Training  Level III (for Echelon 3), Agriculture Training Centre in Ciawi, Bogor

2009      •

Leadership: Attitude and Skills of Sucessful Leaders, Asian Management Institute, Bangkok, Thailand

 

 

2008      •

Training of Facilitators for Implementing Manual for Public Service Delivery Improvement (Permenpan No. 13/2009).

1998      •

  • Media Management, Pentree Production and the University of Birmingham, UK

  • Policy Research Methods, LAN Sulsel, Makassar

 

1997

  • English for Academic Purposes, British Council Jakarta

  • General Public Administration, LAN Sulsel Makassar

  • Trends and Techniques of TEFL, LB LIA Jakarta

1996

  • Methods and Techniques of Project Management, DSE German, DAP Philippines

  • Documenting and Implementing ISO 9000, PT Nikinza Jakarta

  • Training for English Language Trainers, LAN Sulsel Makassar

1995

Strategic Information Management, CCMD Canada, Ottawa

Work Experience

 

Civil Service Appointments

2019 - Present

Head, Competency Development Technology, Lembaga Administrasi Negara RI 

2018 - 2019

Head, Centre for Innovation Promotion and Capacity Building, Lembaga Administrasi Negara RI

2014 - 2018

Head, Center for Research and Public Service Training II of Lembaga Administrasi Negara RIu

 

2008- 2014

Head, Research Division on Policy Management, Public Service

 

Consultancy Appointments

2014

  • Head of Assessment Team for Senior Officials promotion of Makassar City

  • Head of Assessment Team for Senior Officials promotion of Mamuju Utara Regency

  • Head of Assessment Team for Senior Officials promotion of Mamuju Regency

  • Member of Assessment Team for Senior Officials promotion of Luwu Utara Regency

Sept. 2007 - April 2009•

A consultant for the World Bank, involving in the preparation of the SISWA project

 

January - August 2006

A consultant for the Stock-taking study on Decentralization,  specializing in organisational structure of local governments in Indonesia

November 2006 – April 2007

A consultant for the World Bank, exploring how teachers are managed within the context of the Indonesian civil service,

contributing to a report for BERMUTU project

February - August 2000

A consultant (Human Resource Management Specialist) in the “Capacity Building Needs Assessment for Local Governments and

Legislatures” in Indonesia for the GTZ.

Research Activities

2008 - 2009         •  

A researcher for AIGRP-funded project entitled “Informal Workplace Learning: A path to an improved Public Service Training”

2008 - 2014

A Coordinator and a researcher in PKP2A II LAN Makassar focusing on Policy Management, Public Service and Administrative

Automation

January - Dec 2008

A Coordinator of a research project in STIA LAN Makassar entitled “The Implementation of Performance-based budgeting” (Implementasi Anggaran Berbasis Kinerja)

2007

A Coordinator of a research project in STIA LAN Makassar entitled “Information Technology Utilization in Government in Eastern Indonesia” (Pendayagunaan Teknologi Informasi pada Sektor Pemerintahan di Kawasan Timur Indonesia)

March – December 2006

A Coordinator of a research project in STIA LAN Makassar entitled “Informal Organizational Structure: Uncovering a hidden potential in organisations” (Struktur Organisasi Informal: Menggali potensi tersembunyi dalam organisasi)

 

2001 – 2005

PhD Research entitled “Professional Development: A social network perspective” at the Australian National University

Teaching Appointments and Academic Activities

 

2013                    •   

  • Diklat Training of Officer Course

  • Diklat Prajabatan Golongan I & II kelas A dan C Pemerintah Provinsi Sulbar bekerjasama dengan PKP2A II LAN Makassar

  • Ceramah dalam Diklat TeknisStandard Pelayanan Minimal Pemerintah Kota Makassar

2012

Asistensi Penyusuna SOP Dinas Kesehatan Provinsi Sulsel

External dissertation examiner, “Pengembangan Kapasitas Perencanaan Pembangunan Daerah: Studi Kasus Kabupaten Wajo”

2010

External dissertation examiner, “Peranan Kepemimpinan dalam Pengembangan Organisasi”

2008-2014

Managing Editor, Jurnal Administrasi Publik, published by PKP2A II LAN.

2007 - 204

A faciliator for Implementing the Manual for Participative Public Service Delivery improvement (Permenpan No. 13/2009)

2004

  • During PhD research period, I did tutoring in the subject of Social Network Analysis at the School of Social Sciences, the Australian National University

  • An Indonesian Language Tutor for Canberra Language School, Australia

 

2000 - present

  • A Lecturer at STIA LAN Makassar, specialising on the subject of Diffusion of Innovation, Change Management, Management Information Systems and Human Resource Development.

  • •Teaching Leadership and Organizational culture for Masters Cource at Universitas Negeri Makassar

  • An academic adviser and theses supervisor for undergraduate students at STIA LAN Makassar. In 2006, I startted supervising postgraduate students' theses at STIA LAN Makassar

  • A thesis examiner for undergraduate students at STIA LAN Makassar. Starting in 2006, I also examine theses for masters' degree at STIA LAN Makassar

1999 - 2000

A coordinator and a researcher in a research project of LAN Makassar entitled "Identification and analysis of information system utilisation in supporting the empowerment of human resource in local governments in South Sulawesi" (Identifikasi dan tinjauan pemanfaatan sistim informasi dalam rangka mendukung pendayagunaan aparatur pemerintah daerah di Propinsi Sulawesi Selatan).

8 March to 28 May 1999

A co-trainer in Change Management Training at Lembaga Administrasi Negara Jakarta and contributed to the book published based on this training program, entitled Change Management: A concept of enhancing the process of change.

4 - 15 October 1999

A trainer in a Change Management training program at Lembaga Administrasi Negara Makassar, specialising in the subjects "Organisation and Personnel Development" and "Moderation Techniques".

1995 - 2001 

A trainer at Lembaga Administrasi Negara Makassar, specialising in several areas related to the management of information systems in the government as well as in areas related to methods, approaches and tools in the public service training.

Seminar Presentations

 

  • A keynote speaker at 2008 Australian Development Scholarship Reintegration Seminar, presenting the topic of “Change Management Concepts and Practices” (April 2008) Jointly organized by AUSAID-Sekretariat Negara

  • A seminar presenter at STIA Academic Seminar in December 2008

  • A speaker at the socialization of Minimum Service Standard Organized by The Government of Takalar Regency in June 2009

  • A speaker at the socialization of Minimum Service Standard Organized by The Government of Sulawesi Barat in September 2009

 

Published and Unpublished Works

 

  • Firdaus (2018). Belajar sambil bekerja dan bekerja sambil belajar. Kolom Opini Fajar 29 Juni 2018

  • Anita dan Firdaus, M. (2013). Budaya Kerja Organisasi: Panduan Praktis bagi agen Perubahan. GP, Jakarta

  • Firdaus dan Chairunisa (2012). Membangun Suprastruktur Teknologi Informasi dan Komunikasi: Kunci sukses implementasi e-Government di Kota Surabaya. Jurnal Administrasi Publik VIII(2), pp 118-126.

  • Firdaus (2010). Strategi dan Pendekatan Pengembangan Sistem Informasi: Solusi Untuk Optimalisasi Daya Guna Sistem Informasi Manajemen dalam Organisasi. Jurnal Administrasi Publik VI(4). Pp. 37-48

  • Firdaus,. (2010). A Book Review: “Whatever you think, think the opposite by Paul Arden. London: Penguin Books, 2006. 144pp. ISBN 0-141-02571-9. Jurnal Administrasi Publik VI(2), pp. 47-50.

  • Firdaus, M. (2009). A Book Review: “Beyond rational management: Mastering the paradoxes and competing demands of high performance by Robert E. Quinn. California: Jossey-Bass, 1988. 199pp. ISBN 1-55542-377-9. Jurnal Administrasi Publik VI(2), pp. 47-50.V(1) pp 39-42

  • Firdaus, M. (2007). The position of Indonesia in the Age of Information Civilization (Posisi Indonesia dalam Era Peradaban Informasi). Jurnal Administrasi Negara 13 (2).

  • Firdaus, M. (2006). Informal structure: The neglected power in organisations (Struktur Informal: Potensi organisasi yang terabaikan). Jurnal Administrasi Negara 12 (4)

  • Firdaus, M. (2006). Scrutinising the effectiveness of the human resource development system in the civil service (Mencermati Efektivitas Sistem Pengembangan SDM Aparatur). Jurnal Administrasi Publik. 2 (2)

  • Firdaus, M. (2006). Organisations of Local Governments from the Perspectives of the Central and Local Governments (Organisasi Perangkat Daerah Ditinjau dari Perspektif Pemerintah Pusat dan Daerah). Jurnal Administrasi Negara 12 (2): 11-25

  • Firdaus, M. (2005). Professional learning and development: A social network perspective. School of Social Sciences. Canberra, The Australian National University: 435. (A PhD thesis)

  • Firdaus, M. (1999). Moderation Technique: A tool for managing the process of change. In G. Mersmann and G. V. Harder (Eds.), Change Management: A concept of enhancing the process of change. (43-48). Jakarta: Lembaga Administrasi Negara and Deutsche Stiffung Fur International Entwicklung.

  • Fridaus, M. (1999). “Empowering Public Administration through the New Public Management (Mendayagunakan Administrasi Negara dengan Management Publik Baru).” Jurnal Administrasi Negara 5(2): 18-35.

  • Firdaus, M. (1998). Co-ordinating information technology strategy for Indonesian public organisations. Development Administration Group. Birmingham, University of Birmingham: 67. (A Master's thesis)

  • Firdaus, M. (1990). Subject-verb agreement problems encountered by the first semester students of the English Education Department of FPBS IKIP Ujung Pandang in learning English grammar. FPBS. Ujung Pandang, Institute Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan: 68. (an undergraduate thesis)

 

Manuals

  • Manual for Trining Evaluation Systems of Kabupaten Buton

  • Manual for Local Government Performance Appraisal: Kota Tidore Kepulauan

Community Engagement

Team Coordinator for “Bureaucratic Reform and Administration” under the Alumni Reference Group (An elite group within Australian Government Scholarship Alumni)

Professional Organizations

  • IAPA (Indonesian Association of Public Administration)

  • PERSADI (ASPA)

  • ARG (Alumni Reference Group)-Australia Awards

  • JIKTI (Jaringan Peneliti Kawasan Timur Indonesia)