The Program Kompetisi Kampus Merdeka (PKKM) hosted by the Indonesian government strives to improve the quality and relevance of universities which in turn improves the competitive competencies of the nation.
With a generous budget of over 415 billion Indonesian rupiahs to support the universities across the country, this program features an open, tiered-selection system competition.
The noble goals of this Program Kompetisi Kampus Merdeka (PKKM) includes to increase higher education participation rate, strengthen the quality of lecturers and education workers and increase the relevance of higher education.
As an active, passionate advocate for experiential learning to enrich the quality of curriculum and education for students worldwide, MonsoonSIM’s business simulation and gamification education platform wholly supports this government program. It is to MonsoonSIM’s belief that this Program Kompetisi Kampus Merdeka (PKKM) can provide an opportunity for universities all over Indonesia to bolster the competencies and skills of students and produce exceptional graduates.
Several partner universities of MonsoonSIM, such as Universitas Trisakti Jakarta, Universitas Kristen Petra Surabaya, Unika Atma Jaya Jakarta, Universitas Islam Nahdlatul Ulama Jepara and Universitas Pasundan Bandung among others, have also taken part in the Indonesian government’s Program Kompetisi Kampus Merdeka (PKKM).
Through this government-supported program, notable Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to drive transformation in higher education includes the quality of lecturers and teachers, the quality of the curriculum and an innovative learning method.
As stated from the program, the KPI of the quality of graduates is observed from the ability of graduates to get decent jobs and for students to gain off-campus experience.
The quality of lecturers and teachers is another KPI, which is marked from the lecturers’ off-campus activities and teaching practices on campus, as well as the lecturer’s publications and works that’s used by the public and has gained international recognition.
Furthermore, the quality of the curriculum remains the 3rd important KPI, which is seen from the collaborative programs with world-class partners, the level of collaborative and participatory classes, as well as the international standard of study programs.
MonsoonSIM’s CEO and Founder, Mr. Abdy Taminsyah, agrees with these important KPIs to drive the education transformation in higher education. He also states, “All of us here at MonsoonSIM believes in the importance of enriching the quality of education and teaching method. It is through innovative learning methods, for example, applying experiential learning and technological advancements into the classroom, that the way teachers teach and the way students learn are transformed. Students won’t only learn more, but they’ll learn easier as well.”
With countless business concepts crucial and fundamental to trading, distribution, eCommerce, manufacturing and service businesses globally, the MonsoonSIM platform prepares students by presenting these concepts in the form of a comprehensive business simulation with thirteen interconnected business departments. MonsoonSIM certainly supports the Program Kompetisi Kampus Merdeka (PKKM) and looks forward to assisting in any way possible so that for everyone involved—students, teachers, educators and education institutions alike—there’s more to learn, easier to learn.