Tarumanagara University held the Entrepreneur Week VII (EW-7) at Ciputra Mall, West Jakarta. This event started on Wednesday May 4th, 2016. The event itself started with the coordinator report by Frangky Slamet, S.E., M.M. and an opening speech by Dr. Sawidji Widoatmodjo, M.M., M.B.A. (Dean of the Faculty of Economics). In this EW-7, the Faculty of Economics (FE) collaborated with the Faculty of Arts & Design (FSRD) and the Faculty of Information Technology (FTI).
In his opening speech, Dr. Sawidji stated that “The Faculty of Arts & Design was responsible for the event design, such as the poster, while the Faculty of Information Technology handled the website program which included voting and the map directory. It’s expected to produce the brilliant ideas through this event which will drive the investors to look after.”
The theme of this event was “Innovation, Taking You Forward”. This theme was chosen because innovation will always be the first step in the entrepreneur world. Without innovation, there is no sustainable business. Entrepreneurship makes innovation seem valuable to consumers and society. The purpose of this event was to give students an experience in entrepreneurial aspects and show them the marketing and sales point of skill which they can develop. This was an event to simulate the students who had a chance to actualize their entrepreneur concepts and business prototype to the society. (FF/RA)