In collaboration with Bank BPD DIY, Master in Management Faculty of Economics and Business Universitas Gadjah Mada (MM FEB UGM) hosted “High Level Leadership Program (Hi-LeAP)” training which aimed to establish “leadership bench” for Bank BPD DIY future leaders.
Taking place at MM FEB UGM, the opening ceremony was attended by the President Director and Managing Director of BPD DIY as well as Deputy Director of MM FEB UGM Yogyakarta. The training participants were leader candidates prepared to develop Bank BPD DIY into a better one in the future. Bayu Sutikno, Ph.D. as the Deputy Director of MM FEB UGM Yogyakarta expressed his gratitude for the trust to carry out the 21-session training which involved 19 capable lecturers. “MM FEB UGM is the first and only business school in Indonesia accreditted by AACSB. It is a proper strategic choice for Bank BPD DIY to cooperate with us since MM FEB UGM is in an intensive cooperation with PT. Daya Dimensi which has international license to conduct assessment tests for future leaders. Daya Dimensi Indonesia itself is a representative of Development Dimensions International (DDI) which is a behavior-based human resource consultant from Pittsburgh, the United States,” he stated.
Before giving his speech, Bambang Setiawan as the President Director of Bank BPD DIY asked the participants to shout out some yells. “Good morning? How are you? Bank BPD DIY?,” said Bambang Setiawan. He admitted that banking industry was leading to digital banking. Bank BPD DIY had 3 future strategies i.e. developing commercial banking as the core business, entering the FinTech industry through collaboration and acquisition, and giving market place e-commerce to customers. Some application which had been applied by Bank BPD DIY were BPD DIYku, e-money, mobile banking, and the soon-to-be-realized “Jogja Smart City”. Bank BPD DIY chose MM FEB UGM as the training host since they were convinced that MM FEB UGM had the required curriculum which would effect in maximum results for the participants. In closing, Bambang hoped the participants to be prepared in becoming leaders in Bank BPD DIY and banking industry.
The opening ceremony which took place in November 17 was officially marked by a gong sounding by Bambang Setiawan and a group photo session.