Leadership LMDP

The LMDP iHiLead Program Encourages Unpad to Set Future Leaders

In an effort to implement the Indonesian Higher Education Leadership (iHiLead) program, Universitas Padjadjaran conducted the “Leadership and Management Development Program” (LMDP) Phase 1 at Mason Pine Hotel, Kota Baru Parahyangan, on June 8 – 9, 2023.

Based on press release received by Kanal Media Unpad, the training was attended by 33 participants divided into two batch. Batch I consisted of Vice Deans in charge of Learning, Student Affairs, and Research, as well as Vice Deans of Graduate Schools. Batch II was attended by Vice Deans responsible for Human Resources and Organization. The two training sessions were held in parallel.

The delivery of the material was conducted interactively, and there were six modules provided during the program. Each module was delivered by facilitators who were leaders and professors within Unpad.

The first module, “Authentic Leadership,” was presented by Prof. Tri Hanggono Achmad, a Professor from the Faculty of Medicine and also the 11th Rector of Unpad.

During his presentation, Prof. Tri stated that organizations fostering authentic behavior tend to engage members, increase enthusiasm, motivation, and provide psychological support to their members.

The second module, “Managing People,” was delivered by Prof. Ganjar Kurnia, the Chairperson of the Academic Senate of Unpad.

In his presentation, Prof. Ganjar emphasized that organizational leaders must instill compliance with laws, regulations, norms, and ethics to achieve common goals. Additionally, a participative culture needs to be applied to develop individual capacities.

The third module, “Managing Resources,” was presented by Prof. Rina Indiastuti, the Rector of Unpad. In her presentation, the Rector discussed several governance and resource strategies needed to enhance the university’s reputation in the future.

This includes improving hybrid educational services, enhancing the quality of educators, strengthening downstreaming and commercialization, and optimizing resources.

The fourth module, “Managing Change and Risk,” was delivered by Prof. Popy Rufaidah, a Professor from the Faculty of Economics and Business. Prof. Popy emphasized that effective leadership should be able to respond to changes, including sensitive issues, to enhance performance.

The fifth module, “Conflict Management,” was presented by Prof. Hendriati Agustiani, the Executive Secretary of the Board of Trustees of Unpad. Prof. Hendriati stated that a leader must remain neutral and understand conflicts from their roots to find the best solutions for all parties involved.

The last module, “Action Learning,” was conducted by Dr. Setiawan, the Dean of the Graduate School. During this session, participants engaged in discussions to address various conflicts identified throughout the training. The discussions were held to collectively discover innovative ideas that could become solutions for resolving these conflicts.*