Bank Sinarmas Sharia Business Unit Establishes Cooperation with FEB UB

The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation was carried out by Halim as the Director of Bank Sinarmas Sharia Business Unit (UUS) with Abdul Ghofar, SE., MSi, Macc as the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Universitas Brawijaya, Tuesday (12/10/2021) in FEB UB Building. This collaboration realizes the “Independent Campus” program initiated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology, namely the development of human resource competencies, especially students in Indonesia and strengthening the sales of Hajj planning products.

The internship program at Bank Sinarmas UUS will last for 6 months and its activities will be equivalent to 20 credits. In the Independent Campus program, Bank Sinarmas UUS contributes as a provider of internship opportunities in the generation industry to students which scope is providing mentors for students, providing internship tools including projects to case studies to be completed by students during the internship process. Even at the end of the internship, engineering students are given the opportunity to take a competency certification test.

The Independent Learning Program at Independent Campus aims to improve student competencies in accordance with the current development. Students will be given experimental learning with a flexible path which is expected to facilitate students to develop their potential according to their passions and talents.

In his speech, Halim as the director of Bank Sinarmas Sharia Business Unit revealed that related to the government’s policy to develop the MBKM curriculum, this collaboration is very relevant and important. “The activities that will be carried out are aimed at advancing education and other aspects related to banking. Hopefully this collaboration can be sustainable and provide benefits for Universitas Brawijaya students and partner universities so that Indonesian education will continue to develop,” he said.

The Management Study Program, Faculty of Economics and Business Universitas Brawijaya (PSSM FEB UB) is one of the study programs in UB which has a high commitment to implementing and developing MBKM activities. A total of 119 PSSM students took part in the internship, 49 of them at PT Bank Sinar Mas. Head of Management Department, Dr. Sumiati, SE, MS hopes that this program can accelerate graduates to be absorbed in the world of work. [Humas UB/ Trans. Iir]