Simple and caring are UGM characteristics which always become Rivan Achmad Purwantono’s life principals. It was shown on how he brought himself during Graduation Debriefing Event for Undergraduate Program Periode May 2019 on Tuesday (21/5). Rivan said that his pride laid on become Keluarga Alumni Universitas Gadjah Mada, as he is alumni of Faculty of Philosophy.
“UGM is not just teaching me about how to learn and work, but also teaches me about life,” said Rivan.
Rivan, who becomes Consumer Director of PT Bank Bukopin Tbk., added that as UGM alumni who lives in fast-changing era, we must not scare to have a dream because if we scare to have a dream, we will get nothing in the end.
“By dreaming, we can plan our process to become a successful person,” he started his career as bank customer service.
His journey to become Consumer Director of PT Bank Bukopin Tbk. was long and he achieved that through dream he keeps on dreaming. Started as customer servive untin branch manager were his stepping stone. Always have an active role and dare to innovate have brought Rivan to become branch manager less than 4 years. Not only experienced in bank, Rivan also experienced in other fields such as marketing and tutoring.
The generation nowadays, millenial generation must have independency character. Independency is not form of selfishness but it will mold your soul into a strong one and push ourselves to keep innovating. UGM alumni is a personality we must possess in order to contribute in new innovation in this era.
Nowadays, everyone could do business and become an entrepreneur then it is important to have independency character. Millenial generation in this era has reached 23% and Rivan added that in PT Bank Bukopin Tbk., there are 30% job position filled by millenial generation and it will keep regenerate,
He also asked the graduates to prepare themselves to face industry revolution. Job is not only for workers but also as a self-development platform. As part of Gadjah Mada family, Rivan said that alumni must become an individual who takes role, not only become someone who wears everything from the industry as it is, but also create a new one.
“UGM alumni must have high social sensitivity and able to maintain relationship among fellow UGM alumni. This is an important thing because sometimes, a change starts from smallest environment condition,” he said.
Maintaining friendship and other relationship will bring someone to understand the meaning of responsibility. Any responsibility given must be done fairly. When we do our responsibilityt fairly, the value we received is not just money but also good self-quality.
In front of 1200 graduates in Grha Sabha Pramana UGM, Rivan said that as UGM alumni, we must become independent individual who dare to have initiative to take role in order to achieve success.
“Success is the result of good planning with good process. Everyone could do planning and controlling the process to make it into success. Hence, do not be afraid to dream and plan the process,”
After we achieve success, it is important to give self-rewards so we keep growing the spirit to become good person towards another.
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