THE RECTOR OF UDINUS TRANSMITS CREATIVITY VIRUS
The University of Dian Nuswantoro (Udinus) Semarang becomes the reference of leadership management in Indonesia. The Ministry of Finance (Kemenkeu) wants to see and to hear the success stories of this university directly. Being a leader must have the leadership and management skills such as management of resources (SDM), finance and time. The participants of Leadership Training Level 4 Force 208 want to study these skills. They met the Rector of Udinus, Prof. Dr. Ir. Edi Noersasongko, M.Kom directly in the ‘Benchmarking Best Practice’ event.
23 participants from various institutions under authority of the Ministry of Finance attended the event. The participants received Udinus success story, from a computer course institution developed into a university based on information technology that have thousands students. Edi Noersasongko explained that the success key is creativity; because with creativity we could make all the impossible things to be possible. "The more creative, the more innovate, so Udinus always ahead among the others," said Edi.
After the story, the Rector of Udinus invited participants to see around the campus. They also visited TVKU; the local commercial television belongs to the university. The participants are invited to see the process of broadcast, to have the opportunity to gain knowledge of successful leaders. Yopiter Agung, a Head of Disbursement Section of KPPN Tapak Tuan Aceh said, "We hope that we could apply it when we are back. Even not all of them, at least there was a knowledge that we can learn so that our companies could grow like Udinus." (* PR)