A Studium Generale by Master of Public Administration Unimal

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May 14, 2023

The Master of Public Administration Study Program, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Malikussaleh held a studium generale with the theme “Bureaucratic Reform in Shifting Public Administration Theory” at the Master of Sociology room, Lancang Garam Campus, Lhokseumawe, Saturday (13/05/2023).

The course presented Dr. Hardi Warsono from the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Diponegoro as a speaker and was attended by dozens of students as well as lecturers and education staff.

The Head of the Study Program, Dr. Muhammad Bin Abubakar, who was also the moderator, said that the purpose of this lecture was to provide an in-depth understanding and analysis for Master of Public Administration students regarding the development of bureaucratic reform.

“Hopefully students will be able to understand the knowledge that has been delivered by the speakers and be able to practice the theory of public administration when it comes to bureaucratic reform in Indonesia,” explained Muhammad.

Dean of Fisipol, Dr. M. Nazaruddin said that today’s lecture was given by an expert discussing not only its theoretical aspects, but also empirically the response to the bureaucratic reform.

“This event is also a series of further cooperation between Undip’s Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and Unimal’s Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, especially the Administration Department,” said Nazaruddin.

Hardi Warsono in his material conveyed the various twists and turns of bureaucratic reform that occurred in Indonesia. He also explained President Joko Widodo’s three directives on Bureaucratic Reform concerning the Bureaucracy which had an impact on the community, Bureaucratic Reform was not just a pile of paper but the bureaucracy was more about how the government’s efforts were more agile, flexible and fast in making significant changes towards fundamental and total changes.

“There are five work priorities for this bureaucratic reform, namely, human resource development, infrastructure development, simplification of regulations, simplification of bureaucracy, and economic transformation,” he said.

In addition, Hardi also explained the shift from the old theory of public administration to the new direction of public reform, namely public bureaucracy that addressed not only theories and concepts but also led to pragmatics.

“There are several stages in bureaucratic reform that are measurable in five years, first rule-based bureaucracy, performance-based bureaucracy, dynamic governance,” he explained.

The event lasted for three hours and the participants also gave responses and questions to the speaker regarding the material presented. [fzl]

Source : unimal.ac.id