The Faculty of Business (FOB) of Sampoerna University offers students the opportunity to complete internationally-recognized degrees in Indonesia that lead to employment in the rapidly growing business and financial services sector. Programs offered by FOB provide young Indonesians with the academic preparation and credentials that will allow them to compete and succeed in a global economy. Graduates benefit from hands-on, experiential learning with real-world business case studies and internships. Supported by strong business advisory boards, the FOB offers innovative, relevant programs that align with the needs of modern businesses. Students in FOB are challenged to inquire, explore and communicate---vital skills required for leadership in Indonesia and abroad. Housed in world-class facilities in South Jakarta, students in FOB programs have access to a trading room, where students learn about capital markets and trading in a real-world environment using data from the Indonesian Stock Exchange. The FOB offers a learning community that provides students with an opportunity to learn from some of the best academic minds from Indonesia and the world.
A purpose built educational portfolio that focuses on delivering academic programs that align with the nation’s demand for highly-trained individuals to fill high-demand jobs in the business management, banking and financial services sectors. Programs in FOB are designed to meet the nation’s talent shortage and insure that all of our students are well-positioned to compete for jobs in Indonesia and abroad. According to Boston Consulting Group, the shortage of highly-trained managers at all levels required to fill jobs in Indonesian firms is already acute. FOB graduates have over 90% employment rate within 6 months of graduation
The language of instruction is English to prepare students for jobs with leading multi-national corporations.
Learn from the best faculty. Over 75% of faculty in FOB hold doctoral degrees. This is over 5x the average for other FOB’s in Indonesia. Many of our faculty also have degrees from foreign universities---providing them with a unique, international perspective that enriches the learning experience for our students. Students also benefit from numerous visiting lecturers from the United States who provide guest lectures on a regular basis at SU.
FOB is the only Faculty in Indonesia that offers an internationally recognized associate’s degree equivalent to the first two years of study at most American universities. Students seeking to study business abroad in the United States or in other overseas destinations can begin at Sampoerna University, complete their associate’s degree, and transfer to a foreign university to complete their bachelor’s degree in only two years. This saves students and families time and money over conventional study abroad programs.
One of the few Faculty in Indonesia to offer a concentration in finance and banking. As part of a unique partnership with HSBC to improve financial literacy and banking education in Indonesia, the curriculum has been developed in close partnership with banking experts at HSBC to align with the current needs of the banking and financial sector in Indonesia.
Real-world, experiential learning opportunities are provided by monthly CEO Talk Series (where leading CEO’s visit Sampoerna University and participate in a Q&A session with faculty and students), Company Visit Series (where students visit leading companies in and around Jakarta), Internship Opportunities in prestigious companies (such as The Big 4 Financial Firms (Deloitte, KPMG, PWC and E&Y), Unilever, 3M, Leo Burnett, etc), Investment Gallery and a Business Simulation exercise where students plan their own business and have it reviewed by an outside panel.
A unique study abroad opportunity for business students as part of our partnership with U.S. universities, students in FOB have the ability to study abroad and earn credit that directly applies to their degree at SU, pending one or two semesters at the Oregon State University Through this unique partnership.
Technology-enhanced teaching and learning. The teaching and learning environment integrates best-in-class digital resources that promote learning inside and outside the classroom. Technology is not just used as a social tool for enjoyment, but a powerful learning tool that allows students to create, explore and become creators of their own knowledge.
Curriculum that meets international standards---the curriculum offered by FOB at Sampoerna University has been co-developed to not only meet the national requirements (for the S1-Sarjana) but to exceed them by meeting American standards. FOB students have the opportunity to earn a U.S. Associate’s degree and/or Bachelor’s degree. All of our Indonesian S1 degrees include U.S. Diploma Supplements from leading American universities.
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The Accounting program at the Sampoerna University Faculty of Business is widely-regarded as among the strongest programs in Indonesia. Our international curriculum and faculty provides you with the technical expertise in the field and develops your critical thinking, team-building, communication and information technology skills. The program prepares you for professional careers in public, corporate and governmental accounting, personal financial planning and portfolio analysis and consulting. Students in our Accounting program can also earn a U.S. Diploma Supplement from the University of Illinois---one of the top business programs in the world. Graduates of our accounting program have an over 90% employment rate within 6 months of graduation.
Graduates of the Accounting Study Program will be prepared to work in business organizations as:
Information System Auditors
Accounting Information System Professional
Public Sector Auditors
Business Appraisal Executives.
Ensuring a streamlined workflow, where projects are completed and deadlines are met in a timely manner without sacrificing quality, is crucial for the success of any business or organization. And to make sure that happens, companies and organizations need smart, savvy operations professionals and managers. Sampoerna University’s operations and supply chain management program will empower you to develop the necessary skills to advance your career through a comprehensive understanding of distribution, wholesaling, purchasing, inventory control and basic principles of management systems. Students in this program can also earn a U.S. Diploma Supplement in Value Chain Management from the University of Illinois---one of the top business programs in the world. Our graduates with a General Management degree have an over 90% employment rate within 6 months of graduation.
A degree in management with a concentration in general management strikes a balance between theoretical and practical work. You have the ability to tailor your degree according to your specific career aspirations or to prepare for graduate school. Given the breadth of the curriculum, the management concentration provides great flexibility to pursue a wide variety of career choices where business and organizational aptitude are required.
Taking up General Management concentration area will prepare you for careers as:
• E-business managers
• General administration & service managers
• Human resources managers
• International business professionals
• Management analysts
• Services managers
• Operations managers
• Project managers
• Logistic managers
• Purchasing managers
• Supply chain managers
• Business development managers
• Social and community services managers.
The Banking and Finance Concentration is leading the way to educate the next generation of professionals in the banking and financial services sector. Co-Developed with HSBC, our program provides the best practical experience with academic training from faculty---many with banking experience. In this program, students learn to manage money in banks and investment houses, circulate money and grant credit, acquire various types of financing, and how to assess the financial needs of companies and individuals. Our partnership with HSBC also means that students have opportunities for scholarships and internships as part of the program. Students in our General Management (Banking and Finance Concentration) program can also earn multiple U.S. Diploma Supplements from the University of Illinois---one of the top business programs in the world
With experience, graduates may become:
• Corporate treasurers
• Financial advisers
• Financial risk analysts
• Insurance brokers
• Investment analysts
• Investment bankers
• Loan officers
• Retail bankers
• Risk managers
• Financial economists
Effective marketing drives innovation, impacts strategy, and drives the performance of corporations and organizations. A General Management degree with a Concentration in Marketing from Sampoerna University provides you with fundamental marketing knowledge and critical skills in marketing analysis, decision-making and effective communication to power organizations. Given today’s changing marketing landscape, our graduates gain a distinct advantage in that they can also earn a U.S. Degree Supplement in Digital Marketing from the University of Illinois---one of the top business programs in the world. Our graduates are keenly sought by major employers and have a job placement rate of over 90% within 6 months of graduation.
Marketing professionals, more than most other business functional departments, deal directly with customers. Today’s successful companies and organizations have one thing in common – they are strongly customer-focused and heavily committed to marketing. By understanding marketing concepts, individuals better understand marketing through the lens of creating value for customers and building profitable customer relationships. Graduates will have a wide variety of career options, including but not limited to:
Key account managers
• Product managers
• Brand managers
• Business development managers
• Market researchers
• Marketing channels managers
• Public relations managers
• Retail Managers
• Sales & marketing managers
• Digital marketers
• Marketing communication managers.