Conventional to Digital Business Transition Needs Support from Various Parties, Here's Why

Seminar Nasional dan Call for Paper dengan tema UMKM Jateng Gayeng GO GRANDE (Go Green, Sustainable, Digital, dan Export) digelar Polines

The Accounting Department of the Politeknik Negeri Semarang (Polines) held a National Seminar and Call for Paper with the theme "MSMEs in Central Java Gayeng GO GRANDE (Go Green, Sustainable, Digital, and Export)".

The event, which was held offline at Merapi Hall Hotel Grasia Semarang and online, presented a number of resource persons.

Such as the Retail Business Development Analyst for the Retail and MSME Division of Bank Jateng, Wahyu Toto Waskito, Head of the Cooperative Training Center, SME Central Java Province, Hatta H Yunus, S.STP, M.Sc.

The event, which was held offline at Merapi Hall Hotel Grasia Semarang and online, presented a number of resource persons.

Such as the Retail Business Development Analyst for the Retail and MSME Division of Bank Jateng, Wahyu Toto Waskito, Head of the Cooperative Training Center, SME Central Java Province, Hatta H Yunus, S.STP, M.Sc.

Then, Head of Factory PT Semarang Herbal Indoplant – Sidomuncul Group Ir Hadi Hartojo, and Secretary of the Industry and Trade Office of Central Java Province Ir Agus Suranta, M.Sc.

A number of MSME problems emerged in the seminar, such as the limited management of human resources to process the available economic resources to be able to go export.

Then the transition of green business/green industries to Go Sustainable and acceleration transition business conventional to Go digital business.

One of the resource persons, Wahyu Toto Waskito, said that Bank Jateng played a role in sustainable development for MSMEs, such as capital for additional waste treatment units.

Then working capital credit in the context of purchasing environmentally friendly raw materials, support for the Non-Cash Movement through QRIS, and others.

Meanwhile, Ir Hadi Hartojo, another resource person, said that the company's activities in supporting the green industry are through contributions to activities that support SDGs and decarbonasia, namely the use of tofu waste, applied technology and innovation, reduction of Bisphenol-A, applied WWTP technology, and so on.

"From these activities, Sidomuncul received several awards, namely the Sri Kehati Awards (2019), Level 5 Green Industry (2017-2021) and Proper Gold (2020-2021)," said Hadi Hartojo, yesterday.

Secretary of the Central Java Industry and Trade Office, Ir Agus Suranta, said the Central Java Provincial Government, represented by the Central Java Cooperatives and MSMEs Service, supported digitization and exports for MSMEs.

Head of Central Java Cooperatives and SMEs Training Center, Hatta H Yunus said his party had carried out several activities related to MSMEs, such as tiered training for MSMEs.

Then the exhibition of MSME products on a national and international scale, Hetero Space in Semarang, Solo and Banyumas, SME virtual expo, and others.

Meanwhile, Ir Agus Suranta from Disperindag said the government was present in providing the basis for green industry through several Government Regulations and Laws.

A number of figures were present at the event such as the Director Polynes Prof. Dr. Totok Prasetyo, B.Eng (Hons), MT, IPU, Asean.Eng, ACPE, Head of the Implementation Division of Bank Indonesia Kekda, Agus Seno Aji, Head of Central Java IAI Hendri Santosa, SE, Ak, M.Si, CA, CFrA , CRP, QRGP, CGCAE, ASEAN CPA.

Seminar participants come from various groups in Indonesia, such as MSMEs, industry practitioners, students, lecturers, bureaucrats, and the general public.

A number of institutions participated in this event such as Bank Indonesia, Bank Jateng, Indonesian Institute of Accountants, KAP Ashari and Ida, Shanum Eco Print and collaboration with various journal alliances. ***

Source Suaramerdeka.com