In August, 14th-16th 2018, the faculty of economics and business of UGM conducted various events in order to prepare the reaccreditation of AACSB in February 2019. The event is named by AACSB week, where contained some events such as dissemination session, ambassador for AACSB visit’s booth, and some competition event in photography, essay paper, video maker, and quiz. In the AACSB week, MD FEB UGM had a chance to do the dissemination session with masters and doctoral students of FEB UGM.
The first day of the dissemination session is presented by Professor Jogiyanto Hartono, Ph.D. with the masters and doctoral students in accounting, while the second day of the dissemination session is presented by Professor Catur Jogiyanto, Ph.D. and Eny Sulistyaningrum, Ph.D. with the masters and doctoral students in economics. The third day is presented by Nurul Indarti, Sivilokonom, Cand. Merc., Ph.D. with the masters and doctoral students in management. In the dissemination session, MD FEB UGM learning goals (LG) and learning objectives (LO) were also disseminated to the students. This session is important because in AACSB accreditation, it is basically referring to the level of the LG and LO reports of the students, so it is important that the students know that they were assessed in these regard (LG and LO).
AACSB is an abbreviation of Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, which is a reputable international accreditation that FEB UGM hold through a very long and challenging process. The FEB UGM officially hold the accreditation in May 12th 2014, as the first and only one faculty of economics and business in Indonesia that titled by AACSB. In Southeast Asia, FEB UGM is the 8th faculty of economics and business who accredited by AACSB. The AACSB international is the struggle of every parts of FEB UGM in three pillars, engagement, innovation, and impact. These three pillars became the basis of the continuous improvement of the FEB UGM. In terms of innovation, FEB UGM are required to be able to innovate in their learning activity, such as curriculum, learning process, and learning method. In terms of engagement, FEB UGM are required to develop engagement with the overall stakeholders, which then generate real impact for the students, practitioners, education management, and policy makers. Therefore, as a part of FEB UGM, or specifically of MD FEB UGM, it is rightly to be proud and maintain what has been obtained. PROUD TO BE MD. (MAS)