UNAIR NEWS – There were about 180 participants of entrepreneurship student program (PMW) attending entrepreneurship camp held by Career and Entrepreneurship Development Center (PPKK) Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR). It was held on Friday and Saturday, May 13 and 14, 2015.
On the first day of the camp, participants had a training with Michael Goldberg, Professor Assistant of management School, Case Western Reserve University, The USA. The training was held in Garuda Mukti Hall, Management Office Building UNAIR. Michael presented topics on entrepreneurship and financial management during the start of a business.
One of the camp participants, Rico Adrianto, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) student, said that Michael’s presentation was quite useful for new businessman.
“He explained how to make a great presentation. It is important to invite sponsors to invest on startup business,” said Rico.
On the second day, the camp was filled with other interesting presentations. The speakers were Syafril Riza with ‘My Business My Passion’, Dr. Dra. Hamidah, M.Psi, with ‘Team and Time Management’, Yudi Kemal Akbar with ‘Make Your Partner as Your Future’, and Reco Setyo with ‘Standard Operational Procedure’. The second day was held in Fadjar Notonegoro hall, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) , UNAIR.
On the second day, PMW participants were invited to do a role play. Participants were divided into groups through first letters of their names. They were trained to simulate how to be a good team member.
“Each individual makes group based on the first letter of their names. So there will be more groups right, as there are many alphabets and they were mixed from many faculties. They were tasked to solve some problems and they have their own opinions,” said Dr. Tri Siwi Agustina, S.E., M.Si, the supervisor of PMW UNAIR.
Bootcamp PMW held for two days received a positive response from the participants. Fairuzuddin, Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) UNAIR student said that the speakers were so interesting and engaging.
“We also need guidance or real practice. Mas Yukem gave an appropriate performance. So it was on target,” said Fairuz.
Hetty, PMW participant who submit an idea of Coco Bag business, said that the topics presented were quite useful with understandable presentation for the participants.
“The topics were presented very communicatively, as the speakers were young and energetic. Yesterday, I got a book from the games,” said Hetty.
Siwi as the person in charge of PMW UNAIR said that the camp was a part of PMW activities. Training camp was followed by all participants who were through the PMW selections. Next, the participants who were through the next selection will be announced in the near future to join other activities. (*)
Author: Defrina Sukma S.
Editor : Binti Q. Masruroh