Polibatam Successfully held the Grand Launching of the 2022 Wirausaha Merdeka (WMK) Program

NEWS-Politeknik Negeri Batam is one of 17 colleges appointed to organize the Independent Entrepreneurship (Wirausaha Merdeka) Program in 2022. The number of accepted participants has reached 862 students, who come from various partner campuses of Politeknik Negeri Batam throughout Indonesia.

Independent Entrepreneurship is part of the MBKM (Merdeka belajar Kampus Merdeka/Freedom of Learning-Independent Campus) program which aims to provide opportunities for students to learn and develop themselves into prospective entrepreneurs through activities outside of class lectures. The Independent Entrepreneurship program invites students to collaborate, act, and serve the country in the economic development of the Indonesian people.

The Grand Launching of the 2022 Independent Entrepreneurship program was held on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at the Politeknik Negeri Batam Auditorium. The event was held in a hybrid, offline and online manner. The event was officially opened by the Director of Polibatam, Uuf Brajawidagda, Ph.D., Chairman of WMK Polibatam Nanik Lestari, SE., M.S.Ak., Co-Founder of VORTEX MES, Ceo RAM Showroom Alumni Polibatam, and Ceo PT. Malay Satria Indonesia.

After the launching event was held, an entrepreneurship workshop was conducted with resource persons including Arie Setya, S.I.P., M.B.A., M.Sc. (CEO of PT. Malay Satrya Indonesia), Luki Satria, S.T. (Co-Founder of VORTEX MES, Polibatam Alumni), Asep Muhammad Yusuf Abdul Aziz, S.Tr.A.B. (Ceo RAM Showroom Alumni Polibatam) and moderated by Daniel Sutopo Pamungkas, Ph.D.

Students are expected to become agents of change that help improve the quality of the community’s economy and become agents of driven in providing innovative solutions to create jobs through student business opportunities and development, as well as agents of creators to grow new entrepreneurial potential in Indonesia.

By participating in the Independent Entrepreneurship batch 1 of 2022, students will have the opportunity to hone their entrepreneurial spirit, soft skills, and managerial skills, as well as encourage the improvement of student entrepreneurial experience and increase student employability that can be recognized and equalized in the form of Semester Credit Units/Satuan Kredit Semester (SKS).

Hopefully, with this Independent Entrepreneurship program, student entrepreneurs can successfully develop their businesses.
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