Unesa.ac.id, SURABAYA—Surabaya State University (UNESA) through the Center for Rural, Regional and Renewable Energy Development Studies is holding a BUMDes Academy (Village-Owned Enterprises) in the Meeting Room, lt. 6 Rectorate Building, Lidah Wetan Campus, Surabaya.
Head of the Center for Rural, Regional and Renewable Energy Development Studies, Dr. Mufarrihul Hazin, M.Pd., reported that this training activity was attended by 132 BUMDes directors throughout East Java and Central Java in a hybrid manner.
With the theme "Realizing Empowered BUMDes for Villages and a Powerful Indonesia", this activity aims to provide knowledge and skills in processing business entities to support village welfare.
LPPM Director Prof. Dr. H. Muhammad Turhan Yani, M.A., fully appreciated this activity and encouraged it to be sustainable. His party has prepared various programs related to village empowerment and development, such as research and community service.
“We also made visits to the provincial government, city government and district government regarding opportunities to collaborate on village development. "For us it is very important to work together with villages to create a better Indonesia," explained the professor at the Faculty of Social and Legal Sciences (FISH).
In the material session, Andi Winratani, Secretary of the BUMDes Forum throughout East Java and the Director of Bumdes "Sarana Mandiri" Bojonegoro. Andi explained about the BUMDes legal entity which is the main basis for the direction of BUMDes movement for a village government.
This effort is realized through certification and the legal status of establishing BUMDes which is equivalent to an individual limited (PT). The form of BUMDes adapts creative ideas in utilizing village potential into village business opportunities such as savings and loan services, shops, registration, livestock, tourism, etc.
In the next session, Dr. Muhammad Hendri Nuryadi , S.Pd., M. Sc., from Sebelas Maret University (UNS) delivered material on BUMDes Business Planning and Development. He explained that village development planning is a vital thing that needs to be considered to ensure the direction of managing village funds for efficient village businesses. by considering objectives and risks.
"The main parts of BUMDes planning are business, market and financial concepts. With these three parts, BUMDes planning can be done by considering existing risks. "Especially in processing village funds which can come from various sources," he explained.
Ina Uswatun Nihaya, S.E., M.Sc., continued the session by explaining about financial management and fintech for BUMDes and providing an understanding of the importance carry out financial transparency to all stakeholders to understand the management and financial management of business entities to determine profit or loss.
This management is prepared in a detailed and honest report as a reflection of the performance of BUMDes. "Financial planning and management at BUMDes has "The advantage is to know the development of the business entity, the possibility of losses early on, the source and use of funds, as well as the issue of goods and services at any time," explained Ina.
Apart from that, it is also important to manage the assets owned by BUMDes so that they do not stagnate by ensuring their position and amount. Management of these assets is related to the fundamental branding and marketing strategy in BUMDes publications.
Qausya Faviandhani, M.M., lecturer at Narotama University, explained that branding and marketing have stages to find the best strategy for execution in the field. These stages form an unbroken cycle so that to master branding techniques there are several tips you need to pay attention to, such as understanding the characteristics local, partnerships, village branding and digital marketing.
"Apart from that, we can also use the community and youth as media for branding our village businesses. "With the advancement of the digital era, the intensity of sales of goods and services can be increased through appropriate promotion and branding," he continued.
Entering the final session, Avi Sunani, SE., MSA., from UPN Veteran Jatim discussed accounting, BUMDes bookkeeping and financial reporting. Accounting is an important skill for business entity members to master so they can manage funds and report them transparently.
BUMDes Academy participants are invited to practice directly to fill in bookkeeping regarding cash, assets, credit , depreciation of goods, as well as various other components in the financial management of BUMDes.
"Journaling and bookkeeping that are made honestly, thoroughly and neatly will produce good and accountable reports. "In this way, it can make it easier for Bumdes to monitor the movement of funds," explained Avi Sunani.
Not only training, after the activity the participants also received reinforcement activities in the form of assignments carried out by the participants to check their mastery of the material received.< /p>
Agus, one of the training participants from Grobogan, Central Java, expressed his pleasure at being able to take part in this activity. He hopes that this activity can strengthen understanding about bumdes and can serve as a medium for interacting with a wider scope of bumdes. [ ]
Reporter: Hiline Wijayanti
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