Universitas Ma Chung (UMC), Universitas Surabaya (UBAYA), and Universitas Pembangunan Jaya (UPJ) are jointly organising Indonesia Deans' Course for Private Higher Education Institution (INADC-PHEI). INADC-PHEI 2018 is an intensive training course for Rectors of Private University, Directors of Private Polytechnic, Heads of Private Institute, and deans of Private Higher Education Institutions on leadership and management for higher education institution, with the theme entitled “Empowering Leadership and Quality Governance”.
INADC-PHEI 2018 is endorsed by Directorate for Research and Community Services, Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, Private Higher Education Institution Coordination, Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, and Indonesia Private Higher Education Association (APTISI).
This intensive training course is part of the National Multiplication Training (NMT) of DIES programme (Dialogue on Innovative Higher Education Strategies) with funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ) and which aims at strengthening higher education in developing countries through international cooperation, capacity building and exchange in the field of higher education management and research.
To support higher education institutions in developing their staff and institutional capacity, Dialogue on Innovative Higher Education Strategies (DIES), a joint programme of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and German Rector's Conference (HRK), has been offering dialogue activities, trainings and conferences for higher education managers in developing countries since 2005. Currently DIES has more than 8000 alumni from its different programmes.
The objective of INADC-PHEI 2018 is to bring 25 Rectors of Private University, Directors of Private Polytechnic, Heads of Private Institute, and deans of Private Higher Education Institutions, who have not yet taken part in DIES training courses, from Indonesia and to prepare them for challenges of holding position as leader which has potential capacity to make transformation in the institution to face global changing of higher education landscape in Indonesia and ASEAN.