The best private university in Sumatra, the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia, will hold an Entrepreneurship Webinar, Saturday, October 2, 2021, 10:00 a.m. to. finished with the theme “How to be a Successful Entrepreneur”.
Pemateri pada kegiatan ini yaitu Ketua HIPMI Lampung
Ahmad Geri Akbar, SE, MBA and the boss of Beeme Official Indonesia Sheyla Taradia Habib, S. Hum., MM.
The activity was opened by Vice Chancellor III for Student Affairs and Alumni M. Najib Dwi Satria, S.Kom., M.T. The event was attended by 250 participants. In his speech, Najib said, students must also have an entrepreneurial spirit in order to survive and also be able to provide benefits to the community by opening new job opportunities.
He said the younger generation must be able to adapt to the ever-evolving era. Students are expected to be able to generate creative and innovative business ideas and have the courage to start a business.
Ahmad Giri Akbar, Chairman of Hipmi Lampung, said he started a business with a coffee shop and then expanded to open a Kiyo Resto. This proves that the business that is occupied will definitely grow rapidly. Giri said, everyone who wants to start a business must have a mentor. Students who have ideas are expected to be able to apply these ideas into a real business.
Giri said, there are 3 important things that must be owned when doing business, namely a business plan, financial plan, and marketing plan. When doing business, he said, you must implement a financial plan because combining personal money with business money is a mistake that beginners often make who want to get into business.
Sheyla Taradia, owner of BeMee Official, gives tips on becoming an entrepreneur. He said, entrepreneurs must have a perspective that dares to act, dare to act, and take risks. He said, entrepreneurs must be connected. Without connections, entrepreneurs cannot grow and have broad relationships and open opportunities for sustenance.
“Focus on the business goals that are being undertaken. Willing to continue to learn and never feel satisfied with what has been achieved. Persevere and never give up with the business being undertaken. Embed 4as (hard work, smart work, thorough work, and sincere work).
Deputy Chancellor I of the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia Dr. H Mahathir Muhammad SE MM said that this webinar is expected to be able to arouse student awareness of the importance of building a business. Even if it is started on a small scale, as long as it is practiced, it will definitely work..
Mahathir invites students as early as possible to build connections and wide networks. That way there is a chance to progress and develop. Mahathir said, building a business must be with full confidence. And according to the basis of competence or the maximum potential.