The Student Creativity Program or more commonly known as PKM is an annual national level scientific competition participated by students from various universities in Indonesia. This event begins with the stage of selecting proposals, funding activities, monitoring and evaluation, then closes with the PIMNAS event or National Scientific Week. In order to increase the chances of Universitas Jenderal Soedirman / Unsoed towards PIMNAS 2021, a 5 Field PKM Training and socialization event was held on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 with the theme “Climbing the Way to PIMNAS 2021”. The event which was attended by PKM facilitators, PKM supervisor lecturers, and students was conducted online via zoom and youtube.
Vice Chancellor for Student & Alumni Affairs / WR III Unsoed Dr. Strong Puji Prayitno, SH., M.Hum in his speech said that universities are required to produce superior human resources, who are able to compete at national and global levels. In the education process, it must be complete / comprehensive, both hard skills and soft skills. “PKM activities are one of the elements that are indispensable to complete qualifications, namely graduate competence. PKM is also part of the Unsoed IKU in 2021, one of which is a national achievement. PKM to PIMNAS is Unsoed’s goal to achieve one week IKU will be achieved, “said WR III.
As the main speaker in this event, Suherman, M.Sc. Ph.D. from Gadjah Mada University who is also a National PKM Reviewer, and the second speaker is Eko Setiyono, S.Pd., M.Sci who is a PKM Unsoed facilitator.
In his presentation Suherman, M.Sc. Ph.D explains various things related to PKM starting from the reasons why they have to compete, the characteristics of the PKM proposal, the capital that students and lecturers must have, as well as the steps that must be taken before starting to compile a proposal. He said that before writing a PKM proposal, students must understand the proposal requirements, the writing format, the different characteristics of each PKM, and the prohibition on writing and the consequences of violating the rules.
In the second session, the material was delivered by Eko Setiyono, S.Pd., M.Sci. He recalled the purpose of holding PKM, namely to prepare human resources that are future-oriented and forged with the transformation of higher education. So that they become graduates who are superior, competitive, adaptive, flexible, productive, competitive with the character of Pancasila. Students who participate in PKM are expected to become individuals who: Know and obey the rules, are creative and innovative, have a cooperative objective in building intellectual diversity.
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Source: UNIVERSITY GENERAL SOEDIRMAN