Universitas Muhammadiyah Palu (Unismuh Palu) has confirmed to open the new study program, the Digital Business, on Sunday (7/11). The program under the Faculty of Economics and Business Universitas Muhammadiyah Palu caused the rapid digitalization development in Indonesia’s business world.
The Dean of Faculty of Economics and Business, Dr Farid SE MM, explained that Unismuh Palu should respond to the digital business development needs, especially because the program was rarely available in Indonesia. There were only a few campuses that offered the study program. If we achieved the permit, Unismuh Palu would be the one that found it unobjectionable.
Later, each student could acquire knowledge of management, informational technology, and business application development. Afterwards, from the education attainment, the students should apply the theoretical concept in their career ahead. Lastly, the students were expected to create and develop digital utilization in the business world based on the vision and mission of Universitas Muhammadiyah Palu.
Afterwards, the Head of Public Relations Department of Universitas Muhammadiyah Palu, Ir Andi Kaimuddin ST MM IPM ASEAN ENG, explained that many benefits would be gained. It included e-commerce, web development, user experience, programming, cyber protection, and many others.
In his remarks, the Vice-Rector I Universitas Muhammadiyah Palu, Sudirman SKM MKes, mentioned that Unismuh Palu had submitted the proposal to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology. In addition, Unismuh Palu has received LLDIKTI Regional XVI recommendation on September 23, 2021. Currently, the Digital Business of Unismuh Palu has been registered and verified in the information system of higher education institution development in the Directorates of Higher Education and Vocational Education. “If we have received an operational permit, Universitas Muhammadiyah Palu would shortly open enrollment for the new students,” he said.