UDINUS’ STUDENTS ARE ENTHUSIASTIC WITH THE CREANOVATION ENTREPRENEUR CONTEST
Today, May 17th 2017, the Entrepreneur Center of Dian Nuswantoro University (Udinus) held an annual event for students who try to involved in the entrepreneurship. The title was "Creanovative Entrepreneur Contest" which was held in the parking lot of building D, Udinus.
Vice Rector II for Human Resources and Dr. St Dwiarso Utomo, S.E., M.Kom, Akt. CA for Finance released the balloon as symbolic. In his speech, Dwiarso said that entrepreneurship in Udinus is the one of the compulsory subjects for students. Basic Entrepreneur is compulsory subject, while Start-Up Business and Advanced Entrepreneur are the elective subjects. "Entrepreneurship is not only a way to get a job, but also to create job," said Dwiarso.
In this event, there were 53 contestants from each class that studying the three courses. They have been exhibited a booth of creative products for 2 days, May 17th – 18th 2017. The notes of payment should be collected to the Entrepreneur Center to find which booth that has the highest sales and the most unique products, and then determined as the winner. "The winner of this contest will get scholarship (uang pembinaan) from the Entrepreneur Center. With the scholarship, they could develop their products, runs entrepreneurship as well as practices their knowledge, "added Dwiarso.
One of the creative booths was ‘photo wood homemade’ by Udinus Communication Science students. They were use organic materials, such as wood pallets, patchwork, and the remains of processed wood. These items are made into photo woods, tissue boxes, and custom cutting boards. "We use the remains goods to utilize and to cut budget. Just add a touch of artistic and creativity, it can be valuables, "said Monica Marthanti, the one of the members of the Basic Entrepreneur group from the Computer Science (Ilkom) class.
In this event, creativity in producing products and how to market it became the main point. Not only sell the products, the participants also made food and offer creative services. (* PR)
CREANOVATIVE: One of the ‘photo wood homemade’ booths is explaining its products to the visitors of the Creative Entrepreneur Contest in the parking lot of Buuilding D, Udinus on May 17th – 18th 2017. Photo: Nining Sekar.