Attracted, Seven University in Sulawesi Pay a Visit to UMM

Author : Humas | Friday, September 04, 2015 15:32 WIB
Keen on: Representatives of seven universities in Sulawesi as seriously put a concern on the presentation about Business Unit Development in UMM.

Business unit owned by University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) attracts seven universities in Sulawesi to learn about establishment and management of this unit in their own university.

            Those seven universities are University of Sam Ratulangi (Unsrat), State University of Makassar (UNM), University of De La Sale, University of Klabat Manado (Unklab), University of Hasanuddin Makassar (Unhas), University of Muhammadiyah Makassar (Unismuh), and State University of Manado (Unima). Most of them are united in Humber the Business School Canada through the project Sulawesi Economic Development Strategy (SEDS).

            Entrepreneurship technical advisor SEDS leading the entourage, Boedi Sardjana Julianto stated that the choice to select UMM as target university was based on the high rate of business units owned by UMM. “This campus is extremely amazing, having Sengkaling Recreational Park, Food Festival, hospital, garage shop, and attractive campus topography. It is definitely great to learn here,” he said.  

            During this tour, adding, they will learn about several matters: central management of entrepreneurship, kind of business established by this campus. “(We will learn) about entrepreneurship and business development for students, units to trigger students to have interest in becoming entrepreneur and others,” added him.

            He hoped later there could be partnership between universities throughout Sulawesi and UMM in terms of entrepreneurship development. Meanwhile, Vice Rector II, Drs. Fauzan, M.Pd as welcoming the entourage in Rector office, Friday (4/9) told that all these progresses were due to hard work in developing campus, one of which is business unit.

            “This business unit is indeed helpful to support university fund so that we will always depend on student’s fee,” stated Fauzan. Besides supporting university fund, business unit, he added, also became applied laboratory for students. More than 300 students are recruited as part time in each unit.

            “We also facilitate students to grow their entrepreneurship skills. In every semester, we hold entrepreneurship expo to appreciate and introduce student’s products upon community. Also, we provide monitoring and guidance for them if necessary,” added Vice Rector III, Dr. Diah Karmiyati, P.Si. (zul/han/t_stu)



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