SBM Plans to Develop a Mentorship Program

Kuntoro MangkusubrotoThe idea was brought by Chairman of School Advisory Council, Prof. Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, to be discussed in the School Advisory Council and donors meeting held in Jakarta (12/8/2015). A mentorship program is a mentoring program delivered by senior business leaders for those 1st level entrepreneurs. “We are thinking about a mentorship program. How to upgrade entrepreneurs with USD 1 – 5 million to become USD 30 – 50 million,” said Kuntoro.Kuntoro MangkusubrotoThe idea was brought by Chairman of School Advisory Council, Prof. Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, to be discussed in the School Advisory Council and donors meeting held in Jakarta (12/8/2015). A mentorship program is a mentoring program delivered by senior business leaders for those 1st level entrepreneurs. “We are thinking about a mentorship program. How to upgrade entrepreneurs with USD 1 – 5 million to become USD 30 – 50 million,” said Kuntoro.

The idea was warmly welcome in particular by top notch businessmen such as Joe Kamdani (Datascrip) and Sudhamek AWS (Garudafood). Sudhamek shared the implementation of mentorship program done by Garudafood titled Garudapreneur. On the other hand, Joe Kamdani put a reminder that to be entrepreneur was a self-decision. “They (entrepreneurs) who will decide how much development that they wish to achieve,” told the founder of Datascrip, a one-stop business solutions company.

The 2-hour meeting was attended by Dean Prof. Sudarso Kaderi Wiryono and more than 20 members of the council and donors mostly from business practitioners such as Teddy Rachmat (Adaro), AT Suharya (Baramulti), Shanti L. Poesposoetjipto (Samudera Indonesia), Maroef Sjamsoeddin (Freeport), and Purnomo Prawiro (Blue Bird).

Beside to discuss about ideas to shape SBM in the near future, the meeting presented the continuous improvement of SBM ITB. While the Dean was emphasizing the Triple Crown International Accreditation in 2020, the Director for Jakarta campus delivered data of SBM’s progress. “We have 2221 students’ body in 4 campuses: Ganesha, Gelap Nyawang, Jatinangor, and Jakarta. On the partnership level, we have collaborated with 38 International institutions and more than 10 local partners mostly for in-house program”.

Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, Theodore Rachmat, Joe Kamdani

The idea was warmly welcome in particular by top notch businessmen such as Joe Kamdani (Datascrip) and Sudhamek AWS (Garudafood). Sudhamek shared the implementation of mentorship program done by Garudafood titled Garudapreneur. On the other hand, Joe Kamdani put a reminder that to be entrepreneur was a self-decision. “They (entrepreneurs) who will decide how much development that they wish to achieve,” told the founder of Datascrip, a one-stop business solutions company.

The 2-hour meeting was attended by Dean Prof. Sudarso Kaderi Wiryono and more than 20 members of the council and donors mostly from business practitioners such as Teddy Rachmat (Adaro), AT Suharya (Baramulti), Shanti L. Poesposoetjipto (Samudera Indonesia), Maroef Sjamsoeddin (Freeport), and Purnomo Prawiro (Blue Bird).

Beside to discuss about ideas to shape SBM in the near future, the meeting presented the continuous improvement of SBM ITB. While the Dean was emphasizing the Triple Crown International Accreditation in 2020, the Director for Jakarta campus delivered data of SBM’s progress. “We have 2221 students’ body in 4 campuses: Ganesha, Gelap Nyawang, Jatinangor, and Jakarta. On the partnership level, we have collaborated with 38 International institutions and more than 10 local partners mostly for in-house program”.

Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, Theodore Rachmat, Joe Kamdani