Salam Budi Luhur..!!
Seminars and Workshop is an annual activity organized by the Akademi Sekretari Budi Luhur for students who take Internship and Final Project subjects. The Second Semester Workshop for the 2018/2019 Academic Year was held on Thursday 11 July 2019 in the Universitas Budi Luhur Theater Room with the theme “Secretary and Protocol Protocol Etiquette at Work”. The speaker at this workshop was Ms. Dr. Kartini Istikomah, S.E., M.M as a Universitas Budi Luhur Practitioner and Lecturer who has a lot of work experience in various government agencies such as the ministry and the ombudsman. Participants in the workshop this time were 42 people (students of 2016 and 2015 class) who will carry out the Final Assignment session from 15-19 July 2019.
Before the event began, the participants were entertained by the Akademi Sekretari Budi Luhur Choir who sang two songs. The event began with singing the song Indonesia Raya and Mars Budi Luhur by the attendees, then the event was opened by Nadya Rachmadilla Putri (student of class 2018) as the Host (MC). Then followed by remarks by Ms. Iis Torisa Utami, S.E., M.M. as chairman of the committee, remarks by Ms. Fenti Sofiani, S.Pd., M.M. as Director of the Akademi Sekretari Budi Luhur, remarks by Mr. Dr. Ir. Wendi Usino, M.M., M.Sc. as Acting Rector of Universitas Budi Luhur. The event was also attended by Mr. AMB Sunten Z Manurung, S.H as the Director of Cooperation at Universitas Budi Luhur, all lecturers and staffs of the Akademi Sekretari Budi Luhur.
The core of the event at the workshop this time was the presentation of material by the speaker namely Ms. Dr. Kartini Istikomah, S.E., M.M., by sharing a lot of experience working in government agencies, especially related to bureaucracy and protocol. As students who will work later, the participants get a lot of additional insights from what was delivered by the speaker. A secretary at work must be able to place themselves according to their rights and obligations, work in total with full responsibility, discipline, and service-oriented. At the end of the material presentation, Ms.Kartini added that as a student at Akademi Sekretari Budi Luhur, in the work place later, she has to be able to apply the values of culture that had been learned during the lecture. After the material delivery, the session continued with a question and answer, there were 5 participants asking questions related to the material presented as well as the experience gained during their internship. This session was closed with an award to Dr. Kartini Istikomah, S.E., M.M by Ms. Fenti Sofiani, S.Pd., M.M and photos together with all who attended this event.
Then the next event is the presentation of material by Ms. Fenti Sofiani, S.Pd. M.M. about preparing for a job interview. Ms. Fenti conveyed many things that must be prepared before the job interview as requirements for students in the job interview later.
The event continued with the dissemination of further undergraduate study (S1) from the Faculty of Communication Sciences Budi Luhur Team represented by Mr. Doddy Wihardi, SIP, MIKom as Head of Public Relations Concentration and Mrs. Wenny Maya A, M.Sc as Head of the Tourism Communication Study Program. In this session, things were conveyed about further studies from the Akademi Sekretari Budi Luhur (Secretariat Study Program) to the Tourism Communication Study Program or the Communication Studies Program (Public Relations Concentration) at the Faculty of Communication Sciences, Universitas Budi Luhur, as to how the lecture will be conducted, how many subjects can be converted and will be taken, and how many semesters must be taken to complete the study.
After the further study socialization session was completed, the series of events ended with a prayer reading led by Mr. Rizky Eka Prasetya, M. Hum. and closed by the Host (MC). Hopefully this year’s seminar and workshop will benefit all participants as an addition to their knowledge and insight so that they can become professional secretaries in the future.