Business Education Study Program, Faculty of Economics and Business Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia in collaboration with Co-hosts, University of North Sumatra (USU), Tourism Polytechnic NHI Bandung, Indonesian Institute of Education (IPI) and University of Garut (UNIGA) held The 7th UPI Global Conference on Business, Management and Entrepreneurship (UPI-GC-BME 2022) on Monday, August 8, 2022. The UPI Global Conference on Business, Management and Entrepreneurship was officially opened by Rector Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia Prof. Dr. M. Solehuddin., M.Pd., MA.
Prof. Dr. Hj. Ratih Hurriyati, MP as the Conference Chair explained that UPI-GC-BME 2022 is the seventh conference held in order to improve and develop a strong academic culture and sustainability for lecturers, students, and practitioners globally. Prof. Dr. Eeng Ahman, M.S as the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia explained that this conference provides an opportunity for delegates to exchange ideas and new implementation experiences, build business or research connections, and find Global Partners for future collaboration.
According to Prof. Dr. Hj. Ratih Hurriyati, MP, UPI-GC-BME 2022 took the theme: “The Utilization of Sustainable Digital Business, Entrepreneurship, and Management as a Strategic Approach in the New Normal Era” with the aim of providing a media platform for educators, researchers , scholars, managers, graduate students and business people from diverse cultural backgrounds to present and discuss their research, knowledge and innovations in the fields of business, management and entrepreneurship.
Keynote Speakers of the UPI Global Conference on Business, Management and Entrepreneurship, namely Dr. (H.C.) Ir Airlangga Hartarto, MBA, MMT, IPU as the Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia. Prof. Dr. Gangqiang Zheng (Tony), M.Ed, Professor of Zhejiang Technical Institute of Economics China who discussed the Utilising Workers’ Skills for Improving Green Competitiveness to Address the Challenges of Greening of Industries. Prof. Dr. Vanessa Gaffar, S.E., Ak., MBA., CSBA, Professor of the Faculty of Economics and Business Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia who discussed Tourism & Digitalization, Strategic Approach In New Normal Era. Assoc. Prof. Affero Ismail, Ph.D, from Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) Malaysia who discussed The Emerging of Metaverse in Digital Era and Dr. Indra Cahya Uno, M.Sc Founder OKe OCe and the leadership of PT. Saratoga Investama Sedaya Indonesia which discusses Independent Successful Entrepreneurs.
The conference in 2022 was led by moderator Denny Andriana, SE., PGDip., MBA., Aj., CMA., CA who is a lecturer in the Accounting Study Program, Faculty of Economics and Business Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia and was attended by 304 participants both as presenters and participants. Participants of the UPI Global Conference on Business, Management and Entrepreneurship come from within and outside the country such as Ghana, Malaysia, China, Korea, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Egypt, as well as from various regions in Indonesia. Over 181 papers were selected for a rigorous peer-review process, and these papers will be published in conference proceedings.
The participants presented their best articles on various topics in parallel sessions which presented their best articles in the fields of Organizational Behavior, Leadership & Human Resource Management, Innovation, Operations & Supply Chain Management, Marketing Management, Financial Management & Accounting, Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship & Contemporary Issues , Economic Education, and Green Business. Articles presented at this conference were selected through a rigorous peer review process with the advantage of getting a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) unit code, and will be published in two internationally reputed publishers, namely Atlantis Press, Springer Nature which has a reputation for the SCOPUS index, Web of Science, and Google Scholar.