Give Motivation: Desy Ayu Pirmasari, SE, MA (right) when explaining her experience when followed PKM when as student, Saturday (9/5). Her experience is expected can be motivation for student to follow PKM.
The existence of positive trend Student Creativity Program (PKM) University of Muhammadiyah Malang which got funding from General Directory of High Education made Creativity and Innovation Center (CIC) UMM responded quickly. Saturday (9/5), the unit under the control of Student Affairs UMM held Training of PKM Improvement at Hall Cokrominoto UMM Inn. “This training is conducted in order to realize an improvement to the student who participate this program,” said dr Diah Karmiyati, Psi, Vice Rector III when opened this event.
The same thing also delivered by Hany Handajani, SPi, MSi, the chief of this training. “Generally, in every year the proposal that we received is better,” said Hany. CIC UMM presented three figures who are competent in that field to help in improving the quality and quantity of PKM.
“The first speaker from expert team of PKM Dikti who also the chief of jury team Pimnas (Pekan Ilmian Mahasiswa Nasional/National Students Science Week) 26th last 2013, Dr Ir Bambang Dwi Argo, DEA. He delivered the way to explore creative idea from PKM. Because one of problem in PKM is an idea, that idea new or old idea,” he said.
Beside Bambang, 180 trainee that consisted from delegations of each departments and participant of PKM who passed the funding were also motivated by the alumni of Pimnas who also the alumni of UMM, Desy Ayu Pirmasari, SE, MA. Currently, Desy worked in Bloomberg TV Indonesia as Associate Producer. Previously, she is also as reporter in Zona Merah TV One in 2008-2012.
“Desy presented her inspiring story so she can pass to Pimnas until to be successful as now. Motivation is needed for all participants so can be better than before,” said Hany.
Meanwhile, the third speaker is Dr Untung Santoso, MM from team of CIC UMM. In this opportunity, Untung explained how to prepare the monitoring and evaluation (Monev) PKM. “Monev will be divided into two; internal and external. Internal is from team of CIC UMM, while external from Dikti. So they can be ready in Monev that conducted, ” he said.
Hany expected, from this training there are a lot of students who are interested to participate in PKM. “We expected from each delegations, will be distributed to the others friends, so more students who participate this program,” she closed. (zul/nas/t_zuh)