BRI Institute Declares as the First Fintech University in Indonesia

BRI Institute Declares as the First Fintech University in Indonesia

Monday 18 November 2019, the BRI Institute received its First Anniversary by holding an International Fintech Seminar which was packed in the BRInnovate 2019 event with the theme “From Global Microfinance Pioneers to Leading Human Resources in Financial Technology”, at this event BRI Institute stated as: “The First Fintech University in Indonesia”. in this seminar presented speakers from various fields from Academics, from practitioners and from Regulations / Government.

In this event a MoU was signed between BRI and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) under the umbrella of the MIT Industrial Liaison Program, and also the BRI Institute with the Indonesian FinTech Association (AFTECH). With the signing of the document, it is expected to strengthen the existence of the BRI Institute as FinTech University.

Managing Director Information Technology & Operation BRI, Mr Indra Utoya said “This activity illustrates the important role of the BRI Institute for BRI Bank and its subsidiary groups to prepare young professionals with future-proof competencies in the field of information technology and financial science,”.

BRI Institute Chancellor, Prof. Dana Saroso said that BRI became a pioneer in the field of micro finance, but along with the digital development, human resources needed were not only superior in micro finance but also fintech. Collaboration with MIT can strengthen the development of quality human resources.

Difference between BRI Institute and BRI Corporate University

Difference between BRI Institute and BRI Corporate University

17 November 2019, This time we will discuss the differences between BRI Institute and BRI Corporate University, there are still people who ask what is the difference between BRI Institute and BRI Corporate University?

BRI Institute

The Institut Teknologi dan Bisnis Bank Rakyat Indonesia or BRI Institute is a higher education institution / undergraduate program established by Bank BRI through the BRIlian Indonesia Gemilang Foundation (YBIG). BRI Institute opens new student registrations for the general public. BRI Institute currently has 6 Field of Study  in the fields of technology and business, each of which has a specialty in FinTech. The following are the field of study at BRI Institute:

  1. Information Systems and Technology (Micro Finance)
  2. Information Systems (Digital Banking)
  3. Information Technology (Sharia Banking Technology)
  4. Informatics (Insurance Technology)
  5. Digital Business Technology (Digital Business and Digital Banking)
  6. Entrepreneurship (Technopreneur)

BRI Corporate University

BRI Corporate University is an education organized for BRI in improving BRI’s HR competencies through quality education programs and in line with business development needs in order to support the company’s strategic goals.

The increased commitment is then implemented in an educational program that focuses on the company’s business, which is divided into 6 Academies, namely Micro Banking Academy, Retail and Consumer Banking Academy, Wholesale Banking Academy, IT Operation and Support Academy, Leadership and Human Capital Academy and Subsidiary Management The Academy.

Currently, BRI Corporate University has 1 (one) Main Campus located in Jakarta and 7 (seven) Campuses located in Medan, Padang, Jakarta, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Surabaya and Makassar, which were built with the concept of Digitalize Infrastructure.

Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat di LAPAS Klas 1 Tangerang

Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat di LAPAS Klas 1 Tangerang

Pengabdian kepada masyarakat merupakan salahsatu dari Tridharma yang wajib dilakukan oleh perguruan tinggi, pada hari selasa 5 November 2019 BRI Institute melaksanakan pengabdian kepada masyarakat di LAPAS Klas 1 Tangerang. pelaksan kesana kegiatan ini terdiri dari dosen dan mahasiswa dari Program studi Informatika dan Teknologi informasi. setiap program studi memberikan penyuluhan dan edukasi kepadamasyarakat binaan sesuai dengan keilmuan prodi masing masing. prodi informatika menyampaikan penyuluhan bertema “Edukasi pemanfaatan financial technology (fintech)” sedangkan prodi Teknologi Informasi menyampaikan penyuluhan bertema “Peningkatan penjualan produk UMKM dengan pemanfaatan Technology Informasi”.  selain itu memberian motivasi kerja dan wirausaha pun di sampaikan oleh beberapa pemateri dengan tujuan untuk meningkatkan semangat dan etos kerja bagi para warga binaan. selain itu BRI Cabang  Tangerang A. Yani sebagai mira BRI Institute dalam melaksanakan pengabdian masyarakat. memberikan materi tentang pengenalan produk BRI.

pengabdian masyarakat ini bertujuan untuk memberikan bekal dan pemahaman kepada warga binaan tentang pemanfaatan technology informasi untuk meningkatkan penjualan produk, dan pemanfaatan fintech. yang nantinya bisa menjadi bekal mereka setelah menyelesaikan masa tahanan dan kembali kepada masyarakat.

Dalam acara ini juga telah dilaksanakan penandatanganan MoU antara BRI Institute, Lapas Klas 1 Tangerang dan BRI Cabang Tangerang  A. Yani. terkait dengan Tridharma perguruan Tinggi, diharapkan nantinya kegiatan serupa bisa menjadi kegiatan rutin dan berkesinambungan.