|BANDUNG, UNIKOM- Study Program of Computerized Accounting (KA) and Management Information (MI) Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science (FTIK) Indonesia Computer University (UNIKOM) in collaboration with the Association of Higher Education in Computer Science (Aptikom) held " National Seminar & Workshops of Vocational Higher Educationin IT Field & National Working Meeting of Aptikom 2017 "with the theme: "Standardization and Certification of Vocational Higher Educationin IT Field based KKNI and SKKNI in the era of ASEAN Economic Community".
The event was held on Friday (17/2) at 09.00 am in the Auditorium 17th Floor New Building of Unikom, has presented some of competent speakers to be a keynote speaker to provide knowledge and experience to the ± 120 participants, consisting of 11 representatives from universities, 20 high schools, and 9 polytechnics spread in Indonesia. The speaker who became a keynote speaker, including: 1) The Chairman of Aptikom Centre, Prof. Ir. Zainal A. Hasibuan, MLS., Ph.D., With the discussion about " Curriculum of Vocational Higher Educationin IT Field based on KKNI "; 2) The Chairman of the National Professional Certification Board (BNSP), Ir. Sumarna F Abdurahman, M.Sc With the discussion about "Certification and SKKNI of Vocational Educationin IT Field "; 3) Supervisors of Aptikom Centre, Prof. Dr. Ir. R. Eko Indrajit, M.Sc., MBA., Mphil., MA., With the discussion about "Innovations in the Vocational Educationin IT Field in the era of ASEAN Economic Community"; 4) The Chairman of Vocational Education and Specialist of Aptikom, Nur Fauzi Soelaiman, ST. M.Kom with the discussion about "Strategy for Achieving a superior accreditation in the Vocational Educationin IT field"; and 5) the Chairman of Department of Industry and Commerce of West Java Province, Dr. Hening Widiatmoko, M.A., with the discussion about "Raw System Model 3 + 2 + 1 of Vocational Higher Education".
The opening ceremony begins speech by the Rector of Unikom, Dr. Ir. H. Eddy Soeryanto Soegoto, said the good efforts from the government to promote the vocational education needs to be supported by the academicians, one of them with carrying out an event like this. "... to remember that the speakers who attended in this event is the experts in the field of vocationalin IT, which is expected to provide enlightenment for every college, especially to the college who has a vocation in the field of technology," said Rector. This is similar with the Chairman of Aptikom centre that in his speech he has expressed, that progress in the field of IT in Indonesia is expected to be followed by accelerated human resource competencies in order to improve competitiveness. “The College basedin IT such as UNIKOM should be be a reference for other colleges to create a good graduate who have competence in the field of ICT as a sector that is currently growing," said Zainal.
The event was attended by the internal leadership of Unikom, including the Vice-Chancellor, Dean, the Chairman and Secretary of the study program in Unikom, divided into several sessions that became the main focus of National Seminar and Workshop, is the "Seminar on Vocational Higher Education" presented by the keynote speaker and "Workshop on Parallel Session". The implementation of the workshop is divided into four rooms accordance with their respective scientific fields and is led by the lecturer of UNIKOM, including: 1) Computerized Accounting (KA) Rio Yunanto, S.Kom., MT; 2) Informatics Management (MI) by Yasmi Afrizal, S.Kom., M.Kom; 3) Computer Engineering (TK) by Hidayat, ST., M.T; and 4) the other scientific fields by Hery Dwi Yulianto, ST., M.Kom. The occasion was also used by UNIKOM to establish cooperation through the signing of the MOU between the UNIKOM with Aptikom, BNSP, and several universities who became the participants in the workshop.
According to the Chairman of the Committee and the Chairman of Prodi KA FTIK, Dr. Ony Widilestariningtyas, S.E., M.Si., Ak. CA., said that the workshop event aims to create a standardization related to the curriculum in some Prodi - vocational in IT field, including Prodi KA, MI, and TK FTIK of Unikom. "We want to make an agreement and to determine the draft of curriculum relating to the application of standardization and vocational certifications especially to the IT field. The draft has been prepared in FGD held by KA FTIK Prodi, on February 11, 2017 ago, "said Ony.
The achievement which are expected through this event is to create the agreement and understanding related to vocational education in the FTIK of Unikom in particular, to produces knots solution to develop a formula to create graduate competent, and gain greater employment opportunities in the industrial world. A national workshop was ended in the evening, closed by the speech from the Vice Rector II for Academic Affairs, Prof. Dr. Hj. Umi Narimawati, Dra., SE., M.Si, she said that cooperation between Unikom with the various parties is expected to be an opportunity for Unikom to grow more rapidly in any study program or institution. The end of the national workshop event, continued by the implementation of the National Working Meeting of Aptikom 2017, followed by ± 30 member of Aptikom which lasted until late at night in the Auditorium 17th Floor New Building of Unikom.