After a long and winding story of one of its founders, Barton Yan Fari (an ITHB former student), TBK has succeeded in changing mindset of road transport in West Java, through innovative total solution for road transport businesses.
Caecilia Lidya Supianto, an alumna of the Harapan Bangsa Business School Accounting Study Program has recently been recruited by Ernst & Young (EY) Indonesia and promoted as an Assurance/Auditing permanent staff member after an internship of only 6 months.
A 2010 Engineering Informatics graduate Yusuf Fadli is another proof that a significant number of ITHB graduates are able to grow fast to be key leaders where they are employed.
Assignments are an inevitable part of studying. But a good program should require students to complete tough projects only for clearly defined purposes. And that is what John Johan found at ITHB.
“As a technical consultant, it is my everyday duty to work on Java programming language. Thankfully, ITHB lecturers made great efforts to develop realistic and useful assignments that produce the skills that I can apply now in my tasks. ”
After finishing some projects in Accenture Malaysia, John was hired by an IT consultant, Openlink Financial – Singapore. One of his major projects was from The Central Bank of Malaysia. He is pleased to see how his investment in studying has now paid off well.
Freddy has a five-year experience as an IT Consultant. Despite his remarkable achievement, when over fifty Harapan Bangsa students recently met him in Singapore during a study tour, he seemed to still maintain the same humble Harapan Bangsa attitude he nurtured during his study at ITHB.
Freddy is very grateful for the fact that ITHB has provided him with the most important knowledge, skills, and attitude to succeed in life. “I had always wanted to work in Singapore. For in my mind, the pay would be good, and it would give me an exposure to the world’s best practices. But, the competition here is quite fierce. Fortunately, ITHB taught me to always have the vision and determination to make it happen. And here I am now enjoying a very promising career in Singapore”.
“At ITHB, every day is a life-changing experience even though you do not realize it. In the four years of my study at ITHB, I was transformed from a simple girl from Medan into a professional ready for a global career.”
After graduating from ITHB, Lili Yanti was accepted as a postgraduate student at National Taiwan University, an internationally reputable university. Two years later, she got a job as a supply chain manager for a Taipei-based Dutch company.
And, she has not forgotten how the close relationship with lecturers nurtured her confidence to start off her career. She made a special trip to meet Harapan Bangsa leaders when they happened to be in Taipei.
She still keeps moving forward. Lily is now living in the Netherlands, working for the same manufacturing company.
After completing two-year study at ITHB Art & Design Study Program, Felicia Guyadi took her final year at RMIT Melbourne, Australia.
“My activities at ITHB International Program Student Association, the curriculum, and the interaction between the lecturers and the students have transformed me into a high achiever. I remember struggling under the strenuous emphasis on in-class participation, it helped me build the communication skill that proved to be immensely useful in the long run. It was a perfect blend of learning approaches for the stage of life that I was at.”
While studying at ITHB, Nicky saw that many multinational companies came to ITHB to recruit its best fresh graduates. One of these companies was Accenture, a US-based and arguably world’s largest technology consulting companies. Its recruitment has been held for more than 10 times at Harapan Bangsa campus, resulting in more than 65 fresh graduates working overseas.
“I was recruited by Accenture as a project management officer. It was a fantastic beginning for anyone who is starting-off a career in technology. Thank you ITHB, for every encouragement from the lecturers, staff, and friends that has helped me reach my dream!”
Working in Japan has become one step closer for Indonesian fresh graduates.
Rusna received a job offer from Philip Morris (PM), a global multinational company listed in the US, six months before her graduation from ITHB.
Arriving in the cold air of Lausanne, Switzerland, Rusna started at one of PM’s SAP Delivery Centers. She soon began to observe at firsthand how a world-class SAP service operation is run. She understood that the opportunity to be a part of a global operation is rar, and that is why she paid close attention to every last detail.
Rusna’s managers at PM was impressed by her performance that they have decided to select ITHB as a potential source for SAP-qualified graduates.