The course of sustainable development is an elective course aimed at providing students with skills in sustainable resource management (3 pillars of sustainable development: social, economic and environmental).
“Sustainable development is the responsibility of every part of society across the world. It cannot be achieved without linkages, across the goals, but also between institutions, governments, companies, NGOs, and people.”
(THE Impact Rankings)
Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia is committed to have direct involvement in developing regional and national government or non-government organisations including SDG policy development – including identifying problems and challenges, developing policies and strategies, providing alternative solutions to the development of digital-based villages.
This year as many as 26 villages received digital infrastructure assistance, which is one of the important criteria for the formation of digital villages. In addition, digital-based villages have the characteristics of digital-based inter-citizen communication, have social media accounts and websites to preach and promote village potential, as well as public services that are carried out digitally.
UTI SDGs Center
As a university of Engineering and Science, UTI has an obligation to participate so that Indonesia can immediately realize the achievement of the SGDs goals. UTI can play an active role by developing various concepts, implementable methodologies so that the achievement of the SDGs goals in Indonesia is quickly realized. UTI resources, especially superior human resources with various innovative research, are very qualified to contribute to the SDGs program, especially in technology development to support the fields of social welfare, economy, health, education, infrastructure, employment and others.
Therefore, UTI established the Center for the Study of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG center) which is one of the new study centers established in 2020. The establishment of this SDGs study center is a real step for UTI to support government programs in accelerating the achievement of SDGs in Indonesia, especially for Eastern part of Indonesia.
Guest Lecture Series on SDGs
UTI as a leading university in the field of science and technology in Indonesia is committed toward the development of engineering and science and also the achievement of United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As a part of that commitment, UTI presents Guest Lecture Series (GLS) on SDGs by inviting Lecturers, Experts, and Academicians from all around the world to be speaker for this program. This program is open for UTI students at any level (Undergraduate, Graduate, and Postgraduate) as well as interested global citizens from partner universities.
Insight and Application of Technology (IAT) Course
The Insight and Application of Technology (IAT) course or Wastek is one of UTI content courses that must be taken. The IAT course is the hallmark of UTI, which will inspire students in developing insights into science, technology and innovation as well as the form of their application in society and the environment. Students will receive material 1) Systems Theory and Systematic Thinking, 2) Knowledge of UTI and National Research Roadmap, 3) Concepts and Knowledge of SDG’s, 4) Introduction to Science and Technopark (STP), 5). Creative and Innovative Concepts, 6) Opensource Technology Concept, 7) Making Student Creativity Program Proposals or similar programs in preparing innovation-based projects along with PKM Proposal outputs (Articles and Videos). At the end of the lecture, students are able to prepare a Student Creativity Program Proposal (PKM). The benefUTI of learning IAT courses are: Students are able to explain, explain and implement problems in society and the environment with the Technology Application approach and expertise in their fields in accordance with the principles in the IAT teaching material.