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Energy Projects Need to Consider the Public Acceptance

IMG_4407_edt Professor Peta Ashworth, the Chair of Sustainable Energy Futures at the University of Queensland, Australia, delivered a public lecture about “Achieving Social License to Operate for Energy Projects” at Jakarta Campus (17/7/2017). This lecture is a part of her series of lectures she gave while visiting SBM ITB Jakarta, mainly for teaching at SBM ITB Energy MBA (ENEMBA) Program. In the lecture, Prof. Ashworth stressed the importance of trust and public acceptance to run energy projects.
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Openness is Important for Great Leaders

IMG_3941_ Director (emeritus) of McKinsey Indonesia, Dr. Raoul Oberman, believes that leaders need to open up themselves in order to reveal their leadership potentials. Dr. Oberman noted this during his leadership and people development talk in the TK Low Series of Seminar at Jakarta Campus (10/7/2017). The primary reason for the importance of openness for leaders is because leaders should accept their weaknesses, and in that way, keep improving their capacity. Read more

Public Policy Forum: Responding to Current Global Issues

IMG_3972_Prominent policy makers gathered at Jakarta Campus during SBM ITB Public Policy Forum to talk about the current pressing policy challenges (11/7/2017). Moderated by Deputy Director Jakarta Campus, Yudo Anggoro, the forum discussed various policies; economic policy to alleviate poverty, climate change and sustainable development, policy reform in urban development, and policy delivery. Taking the theme of “Responding to Current Global Issues,” this forum is a collaboration between SBM ITB and School of Public Policy, University of Maryland. Read more