The UNIDO Pharos Training Workshop in
Indonesia was initiated and implemented by State Ministry of Research and
Technology of Indonesia - MoRT (or RISTEK in Indonesian abbreviation), UNIDO
(Vienna) and ICS (Trieste, Italy). The
workshop organization was implemented by Management of Innovation &
Technology Center (MIT, operating under MoRT/RISTEK) headed by Mr. Ardito M
Kodijat, General Manager. The event took place in Millennium Hotel Sirih,
Jakarta on 31 July - 04 August 2006.
The objectives of the workshop were as
knowledge and available tools for effective management of technology
development and transfer by introducing UNIDO Pharos software suite for
monitoring, management, measurement and benchmarking of enterprise business
performance facilitating competitiveness, productivity, capacity for trade,
exports, investments and innovation management.
- Consulting of
national consultants and prospective focal point partners in developing support
for the enterprises in the regions on UNIDO Pharos suite application
development including data preparation, entry, enterprise measurement and
monitoring, identification of problematic areas, setting up continuous
improvement practices, benchmarking of the enterprise improvements,
Among 22 participants of the Workshop there
were entrepreneurs and executives from enterprises and trainer/consultants from
major industrial areas of Indonesia including 9 trainers/consultants and 11
entrepreneurs from 13 major cities located on 6 islands (Pasuruan and Surabaya
- East Java, Subang and Bogor - West Java, Yogyakarta - Central Java, Makassar-
South Sulawesi, Riau - Pekanbaru and Jakarta. Most of the trainers/consultants
were professionals involved in implementation of training in various
institutions or business consultants and members of the network of experts
collaborating with the MIT Centre in providing assistance to SMEs in Indonesia.
The group of entrepreneurs consisted of managers and enterprise owners.
The workshop programme included 4 days of
training covering Pharos, Produce Plus, FIT software applications and case
studies developed in UNIDO upgrading programmes over the previous years.