Grand Launching Program Klinik UKM BDG

FullSizeRenderCenter for Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership (CIEL), School of Business and Management – Institut Teknologi Bandung (SBM-ITB) is a center that focuses its activities on the development activities of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership. As a center for the study of SMEs, CIEL helps SMEs by providing training and mentoring for business development. Currently, CIEL has two excellent programs for the development of creative SMEs (here in after called Klinik UKM BDG) that are Creative SMEs Clinic and the Top 20 Creative Product Bandung, which is collaboration between CIEL SBM ITB (University), Government of Bandung (Government), and BCCF – Bandung Creative City Forum (Community).FullSizeRenderCenter for Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership (CIEL), School of Business and Management – Institut Teknologi Bandung (SBM-ITB) is a center that focuses its activities on the development activities of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership. As a center for the study of SMEs, CIEL helps SMEs by providing training and mentoring for business development. Currently, CIEL has two excellent programs for the development of creative SMEs (here in after called Klinik UKM BDG) that are Creative SMEs Clinic and the Top 20 Creative Product Bandung, which is collaboration between CIEL SBM ITB (University), Government of Bandung (Government), and BCCF – Bandung Creative City Forum (Community).

The program is supported by the UK Government that is from the British Embassy, Klinik UKM BDG Program focuses on the major issues faced by SMEs, and providing mentoring, intensive and customized training by the expertise on its field as a consultant, mentor, and facilitator, so that SMEs can grow and become a locomotive for Economic Development of Bandung. Currently, Klinik UKM BDG already has 72 participants which divided into 3 main sectors; they are fashion, culinary and craft that came from all over the city of Bandung.

Programs TOP 20 Creative Products Bandung is a program that focuses on creative SME sector in the city that aims to produce 20 categories of Bandung’s leading creative products that will enrich Bandung as a creative city. We currently have approximately 50 SMEs representing Bandung TOP creative product. Then in the total of SMEs are more than 120 SME participants.

Both of these programs serve as a flagship program by Mr. Ridwan Kamil (Mayor of Bandung), who wants to improve and facilitate the development of human capital for SMEs with an integrative and intensive approach in order to create a new wave of democratic economy based on SMEs and more sustainable and self-sufficient creative industries. The program held from June 2014 until March 2015.

Program activities include survey of SMEs needs, determining treatment for SMEs (mentoring, market access, events and exhibitions link, training, business pitching, entrepreneurs’ community) and also the book making of Klinik UKM BDG and Top 20 Creative Product Bandung. Our book-making process will include curators’ team, editors, designers and proofreaders. The main results we expect from these activities are SMEs will be able to develop and growth, transfer knowledge from our books & videos for those who have not participated on this event yet, and lastly, cooperation with various parties in the future, including providing policy inputs to the government, especially related to the creative industries.

To sum up, on the day of Wednesday, October 15, 2014, we were proud to launch and inaugurate the program with Ridwan Kamil (Mayor of Bandung) as mayor, Millie McDevitt (British Embassy), Erik. M. Ataurik (Head of SMEs and Industrial & Commerce Bandung) as representatives of government, Fiki Satari (Chairman of Bandung Creative City Forum) as representatives of the community, Prof. Sudarso Kaderi Wiryono (Dean of SBM ITB) as representatives of the academia, and Donald C. Lantu (Director of CIEL and Klinik UKM BDG) as an organizer of the program in the Pendopo Building Jalan Dalem Kaum No. 1 Bandung at 09:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

The program is supported by the UK Government that is from the British Embassy, Klinik UKM BDG Program focuses on the major issues faced by SMEs, and providing mentoring, intensive and customized training by the expertise on its field as a consultant, mentor, and facilitator, so that SMEs can grow and become a locomotive for Economic Development of Bandung. Currently, Klinik UKM BDG already has 72 participants which divided into 3 main sectors; they are fashion, culinary and craft that came from all over the city of Bandung.

Programs TOP 20 Creative Products Bandung is a program that focuses on creative SME sector in the city that aims to produce 20 categories of Bandung’s leading creative products that will enrich Bandung as a creative city. We currently have approximately 50 SMEs representing Bandung TOP creative product. Then in the total of SMEs are more than 120 SME participants.

Both of these programs serve as a flagship program by Mr. Ridwan Kamil (Mayor of Bandung), who wants to improve and facilitate the development of human capital for SMEs with an integrative and intensive approach in order to create a new wave of democratic economy based on SMEs and more sustainable and self-sufficient creative industries. The program held from June 2014 until March 2015.

Program activities include survey of SMEs needs, determining treatment for SMEs (mentoring, market access, events and exhibitions link, training, business pitching, entrepreneurs’ community) and also the book making of Klinik UKM BDG and Top 20 Creative Product Bandung. Our book-making process will include curators’ team, editors, designers and proofreaders. The main results we expect from these activities are SMEs will be able to develop and growth, transfer knowledge from our books & videos for those who have not participated on this event yet, and lastly, cooperation with various parties in the future, including providing policy inputs to the government, especially related to the creative industries.

To sum up, on the day of Wednesday, October 15, 2014, we were proud to launch and inaugurate the program with Ridwan Kamil (Mayor of Bandung) as mayor, Millie McDevitt (British Embassy), Erik. M. Ataurik (Head of SMEs and Industrial & Commerce Bandung) as representatives of government, Fiki Satari (Chairman of Bandung Creative City Forum) as representatives of the community, Prof. Sudarso Kaderi Wiryono (Dean of SBM ITB) as representatives of the academia, and Donald C. Lantu (Director of CIEL and Klinik UKM BDG) as an organizer of the program in the Pendopo Building Jalan Dalem Kaum No. 1 Bandung at 09:00 AM to 12:00 AM.