From The Dean
From the Dean
School of Economics and Business
Assalamu’alaikum wr. wb.
Praise and gratitude to Allah SWT for His abundance blessings. This website will be the frontline to introduce all Three Pillars of Higher Education activities of School of Economics and Business, Universitas Mercu Buana. In addition, this website aims at facilitating the communication and providing information regarding School of Economics and Business, Universitas Mercu Buana, receiving visits from various parties, such as students, parents, academic community, alumni, stakeholders and public. Information available on the website is related to information and profile of School of Economics and Business, organizational structure, profile of departments, academic and administrative services.
School of Economics, Universitas Mercu Buana, was established in 1985, with Coordinator of Private Higher Education Institutions for Region III Decree number 15 / Kop.III / S.VI / 1985 concerning establishment and operational permit to hold Department of Accounting and Department of Management (Bachelor Program). In line with the rapid development and industrial growth, the job market requires skilled workers who are ready to use. Therefore, in 1989 School of Economics started a Diploma Program in Corporate Management, in accordance with Coordinator of Private Higher Education Institutions for Region III Decree number 017 / Kop.III / NI. 4.II / I / 1989, then in 2003 started the Diploma Program in Accounting in accordance Coordinator of Private Higher Education Institutions for Region III Decree number 2293 / D / T / 2003. The development of science and technology has an impact on the changing of the business world so rapidly. To be able to keep up with these developments, the Rector of Universitas Mercu Buana considers the necessity to change the name from the School of Economics to School of Economics and Business in accordance with the Rector’s Decree Number: 01/266 / A -SKEP / IV / 2011.
School of Economics and Business developed so rapidly, and the departments within the School of Economics and Business was increasingly in demand by high school graduates both in the regional area, such as Jakarta and its surrounding and in the national area. To actualize a leading and excellent School of Economics and Business, the education and competency of lecturers continue to be improved by collaborating with National and International Certification institutions. To produce professional graduates who are able to compete in global competition, the students’ quality and competency of School of Economics and Business are equipped by opening cooperation with Professional Certification Institutions that have obtained permits and accreditation from Professional Certification National Agency and International Certification Institution.
Over time, with the quality improvement of lecturers in the Three Pillars of Higher Education, professional supporting staff, and quality learning process and infrastructure facilities, all department in School of Economics and Business (Bachelor Program in Management and Accounting, Diploma Program in Management and Accounting) received “A” rank in accreditation. This success is a result of academic community hard work by consistently carrying out their duties and responsibilities well, professionally and with full loyalty to work together to face various obstacles to achieve the best results.
In order to welcome the 4.0 industrial era and actualize the School of Economics and Business with international standards, in the academic year of 2018/2019, School of Economics and Business is advancing by proposing international accreditation for 2 (two) departments: Bachelor Program of Management and Bachelor Program of Accounting. Hopefully, with all the efforts, it becomes the form of responsibility of School of Economics and Business Universitas Mercu Buana to improve the quality of the human resources of Indonesia.
Dean of School of Economics and Business
Dr. Harnovinsah, Ak., M.Si., CA