ITB’s Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management Program held a Capita Selecta Seminar Series consisting of five seminars presented by practitioners from various industries. Capita Selecta Seminar Series is a part of the continuous learning section in the curriculum, which is based on ABET (Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology) standards. The Capita Selecta Seminar Series starts in the second semester of the 2018/2019 academic year and consists of five face-to-face seminar sessions, with each session lasts for two hours. The speakers planned for this semester come from PT Global Digital Niaga (Blibli.com), P&G Indonesia, Tokopedia, and PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Tbk. It is targeted that 85 students from 3rd and 4th years will attend this seminar.
The first session of the series was held on Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Seminar Room at Labtek III Matthias Aroef-Industrial Engineering Building. Bayu Sudjono, Vice President of Operation – Logistics and Warehouse PT Global Digital, have the opportunity to be the speaker in the knowledge sharing session about “Managing Talent in Millennial Era”.
The material covered are the opportunities and potential of e-commerce in Indonesia, the e-commerce roadmap in Blibli.com, and operational excellence in Blibli.com. The story about the implementation of service excellence, Pareto 80/20, and project management in daily operations of Blibli.com, is relevant concepts learned by students in the class and can be applied in the jobs. There are many new insights explained especially regarding the work culture in e-commerce companies that can increase the retention rate of millennials in the companies.
The question and answer session was very dynamic. No less than 12 participants asked interesting questions and sparked the discussions with the speakers. The sharing session was closed by Jocky, alumni of Industrial Engineering class of 2002 and one of the VPs at blibli.com, who shared his career journey, from joining PT Global Niaga Digital in 2011, to building it to become one of the largest e-commerce in Indonesia. This story motivates and encourage the students to pursue their dream career when they graduate.
Writer : Aditya Parama Setiaboedi
Editor : Aldila Rizkiana