Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary re-organized the annual activity such as Workshop for High School Students (SMA) and Vocational High School (SMK) in Jakarta, Tangerang and South Tangerang. The workshop was held at Budi Luhur Campus Theater, on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, and was attended by 11 high schools and vocational schools with the total of 176 students participating and 10 Assisting Teachers. The workshop brought the theme of “Where Should I Go?”, presenting an expert speaker for Personal Branding who is also the CEO of Trinidad Design, Mr Irwan Fakhrudin. The Workshop was opened by Mrs. Reni Hariyani, SE, M.Akt as the Head of the Study Program who was also acted as an MC, she presented the profile of the Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary to the participants of the workshop, and then followed by a speech by Ms. Fenti Sofiani, S.Pd., MM as the Director of Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary. The event was also attended by the lecturers of the Budi Luhur University and the Academy of Secretary.
Before Mr. Irwan explained the workshop materials, Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary presented one of the Student Activity Units (UKM) that is Choir team of the Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary directed by Mrs. Saskia Lydiani, S.Pd., M.Si who is also a lecture of the Academy. Then the main agenda started which is the explanation of the core theme of the workshop “Where Should I Go?” by Mr. Irwan Fakhrudin moderated by Mrs. Saskia Lydiani, S.Pd., M.Si.
Mr Irwan explained about how to know ourselves and what steps you can take to achieve the goal of what we want. In his presentation, he explained that every human being created by the God Almighty, has been awarded the talents and abilities and how humans can know every talent possessed by performing activities or tasks that are favored or daily work with facilities and equipment existing and do everything wholeheartedly. With it, people will slowly discover talents and abilities of the results done without any coercion and pressure from the surrounding environment.
Workshop participants were very enthusiastic in listening to the explanation described by Mr. Irwan, where all participants were high school and vocational school students who are in the search for identity and to discover the talents and abilities that they have. Due to the material provided was very interesting, many participants asked about the material explained by Mr Irwan Fakhrudin and all questions put by participants were answered happily by Mr. Irwan.
The Workshop was also sponsored by PT Bino Mitra Sejati (Bantex), Pixy, Radio Budi Luhur and Budi Luhur TV, which in this activity Bantex also presented the office equipment that is frequently used to store documents used by students. The workshop was also attended by several printed and electronic media in the Tangerang and Jakarta. At the end of the event, Mrs. Reni as the MC announced the winners of Instagram photo upload to all participants of the Workshop by uploading a photo during a workshop of “Where Should I Go?” with following the Instagram account of Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary and having the most “likes”. Before closing this Workshop, the Assistanting Teachers were welcome for a photo with the Management Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary and Mr. Irwan Fakhrudin.
Miss Fenti as the Director thanked all participants of high school vocational students, the Assisting Teachers, invites and the sponsor who attended and supported the implementation of this workshop. Hopefully, with the implementation of this workshop, it can be useful for all participants, especially students of SMA and SMK who will continue to pursue their education in the future.