School Council Donated 50 Billion Rupiah for ITB

ITB-TP Rachmat A member of the School Advisory Council of SBM ITB, Teddy Rachmat decided to spend 50 billion rupiah ($ 3.9 million) to support the development of education and learning at Indonesia’s best university, ITB. The funding will be used to improve school’s infrastructures, boost research and innovation, and to establish an endowment fund. “We cannot just sit and do nothing. Let’s get involved to improve the quality of our education. This is our responsibility as the citizens who have been given many opportunities by Indonesia,” told TP Rachmat (14/10/2017). Read more

Business Innovation Based on Technology and Local Culture

lores_swissinnovation challenge-6The ITB Business and Management School this year hosted the SwissInnovation Challenge Asia-Indonesia which is in collaboration with the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Northwestern Switzerland School of Business (FHNW). This open competition for companies, nonprofits, and individuals has been started since January 2017 with the stages of interview selection and short presentation (pitching) divided into 3 phases. In contrast to business competition in general, SwissInnovation Challenge Asia-Indonesia 2017 focuses on innovations put forward by participants. This innovation was later developed into a business. In each phase, the committee provides seminars and mentoring sessions to help participants develop their innovation ideas into a stable business. Read more

Overcoming Barriers to Developing Indonesia’s Small to Medium Enterprises, A Story of Australia Awards Fellowship 2017 Journey

Australia Award Fellowship-2Back in May 2017, 9 Bachelor of Entrepreneurship students were chosen to join one of a prestigious event held by Ministry of Foreign Affair and Trade of Government of Australia. The participants were Melati Dwi Murniati, Lidwina Kristantia, Nirmala Rizka, Tribuana Desy, Mahbub Syah, Danang Wicoro, Fikry Aulia, Adi Purnomo, and Stefanus Santoso, all from Entrepreneurship Mayor School of Business and Management batch 2014. The program entitled “Overcoming Barriers to Developing Indonesia’s Small to Medium Enterprises”, was held for 42 days in Melbourne and hosted by Monash Univesity. Read more