IPMI Graduate School of Business: Topnotch Business School Producing Transformative Leaders

A place for learning, finding solutions and developing knowledge in the management field by providing strategic management which applies to academic rigor and business that will support the professional development.

One of the first business educational institutions in Indonesia that teaches and share the learning to guide its students to be ready for the great journey of success is IPMI International Business School. Located in Jakarta, the institute prepares its students for the exciting world of international business and let them evolve as successful business leaders. This business school implements “Participant-centered Learning Concept”, to meet the challenge of the global and borderless world. IPMI International Business School offers two master program options to its graduate students with a very strong international education quality: BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) and MBA (Master of Business Administration) programs.

IPMI is equipped with several theater-seated classrooms, discussion rooms, library, auditorium, canteen, social house, sports facility, bank, health & clinic. It has an academic partnership with several abroad business schools. Additionally, it is proudly collaborating with STC International Rotterdam for MBA in Maritime & Supply Chain. IPMI has Investment Gallery, the place where student can learn how to analysis the investment with stocks, mutual funds and other instrument investment. IPMI investment gallery cooperates with Indonesia Stock Exchange and reputable securities company

The Creation of IPMI

Bustanil Arifin is former Minister of Cooperative and head of National Agency of Logistic (Bulog) in 1978–1993 during the President Suharto’s era. In 1984, he opened IPMI Graduate School of Business —an educational institution. As Indonesian market is inextricably linked to the world economy and there is an increase in the competitive market both domestically and internationally, the logic of opening IPMI came to mind.

“I dream of a school that would train Indonesian Managers who can perform effectively in the face of rigorous competition, familiar with International Business Practices and yet remain solidly grounded in Indonesia”—stated Bustanil Arifin.

To implement the transformations, both the government and private companies need the managers who can deal with the new changes. The institute optimisms that the education which students have received, that has prepared them to face the challenge, and at the same time, helped them to become one of the responsible members of a future society they will help to build and one they can be proud of. On the other hand, the IPMI is planning to provide an educational environment, globally connected locally embedded, and strengthening the strategic partnership with international reputable institutions.

Annual Events and Extra-Curricular Activities

The institute conducts various events throughout the year. One of the most eye-catching events is BOLD. In this event, the yearly workshop and the competitions are held by IESB/IPME Executive Student Board. One of the most exciting and everyone’s favorite event i.e. Photography Competition event which is conducted by the institute, along with the executive night event, also called as IESB Event. Some of the other extra-curricular activities such as Sports, interest, and Business activities are also organized.

Striking Alumnus 

Some of the accomplished alumni are Eko Putro Sandjojo, Minister of the Villages, Development of Disadvantaged Areas & Transmigration, Republic of Indonesia, Handry Satriago – CEO of GE Indonesia, Budi Janto – Country General Manager of Lenovo Indonesia and Iwanho – CEO RHB Indonesia.

Golden Career Opportunities and Exposures

The students will be benefitted through the partnership, for their internships and many more outstanding opportunities at IPMI. The students and even the alumni hiring is done through the alumni association; and this hiring for an internship as well as for the job purpose. Even the institute offers the scholarship such as BFI: partial scholarship with MT Contract. While talking about the career exposures; the students will be benefitted with the Career Day, a Job Fair, conducted by the institute. Additionally, the Info Session is also conducted, where the several companies’ presents working opportunities available for the students.

“Words of Trust”

“The beauty of IPMI curriculum is the case studies. IPMI gives me a lesson on how to work a lot of under pressures and to get things done.” Eko Putro Sandjojo, the batch of the year 1993, MBA Alumnus

“IPMI will bring your leadership capacity to the next level. You will be prepared to go through the critical transition in your career to senior leadership roles.”Budy Janto, Batch of the year 2002, MBA Alumnus

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