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Call for Collaboration - The 2018 Nusantara project (consultant & Publication opportunity)

Are you teaching Management, Supply chain, IB, IM or a related course? And you want to provide your students with opportunity to be a consultant in Asia Business. Nusantara Project is the best way to add the experience. Currently we are accepting applications for the upcoming semester.

Students will work individually or in teams on a live project drawn from the case study organizations. Organizations in Asian countries will be approached regarding business operations, marketing, strategies, information systems and e-business problems that they are currently facing. These might include, for example, the development of different business solutions for enhancing the supply chain or the feasibility of certain ventures in Indonesia or other Asian countries. This project is organized jointly through collaboration between Universities.

This project fits to lecturers who teach International business, supply chain, management, marketing and other related courses to participate in the 2018 Nusantara Worldwide project. the 2018 Nusantara Worldwide project is focusing to train students to become a consultant for the biggest companies in Asia especially in Indonesia. Students are expected to advice the companies such as JNE, Sahid Montana hotel and Garuda Indonesia addressing some of the issues that challenge the growth of their business. This working experience will provide student with real-world skills through a “feel, taste and touch” oriented process where students as a team work for businesses on a specific oriented project. 


Requirement  Undergraduate, Master or MBA

Note: Undergraduate students with research experience is considered.


Tentative dates:  April 2018- July 2018

Traveling period : June/ July 2018 (if you register to attend the ICPM conference)

Application deadline: 10 April 2018


Requirement for participating in this project


1. Teaching students who learn IB, management, marketing, human resource or related courses;

2. Supervising their students in this project;

3. Join the International Conference of Project Management in Indonesia on June/July

4. Supervising students to publish the paper in International Journal of Applied Business & International Management


The benefits of the project are:


1. Enhance your students learning in IB and management

2. Gain real experience to be a consultant for Asia company

3. Learn about the business culture in Asia especially Indonesia

4. Networking with companies and institutions in Indonesia

5. Skills acknowledgement from the partner company in Indonesia

6. Research platform and collaboration using the data in the project


Partner Companies:

-  Garuda Indonesia

-   JNE Indonesia

-  BNI

- Sahid  Hotel

- Mykargo Apps

- Kusuma Jewelry and Art

- Other companies in Indonesia

The description of the partner company 2018

Sahid Hotels is a dynamic hotel brand full of scenic and cultural wealth currently located in each of Indonesia's 33 provinces, with at least 4.512 rooms available domestically. In operation or nearing completion and with an ambitious plan, Sahid Hotels are 26(budget, 3, 4 and 5 stars) hotels for rapid expansion throughout the Indonesian archipelago. In fact, the Sahid Group's family of hotels has grown to become the nation's largest independent hotel chain. Sahid Group is Indonesia's leading independent player in the area of hotel development and management.


Garuda Indonesia

PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (IDX: GIAA), known as Garuda Indonesia, is the flag carrier of Indonesia.[4] It is named after the mythical giant bird Garuda of Hinduism and Buddhist mythology. Garuda Indonesia is based in Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, near Jakarta.


JNE Indonesia

PT Jalur Nugraha Ekakurir or popularly known as JNE is an express and logistics courier services company, originated from Indonesia. Its official name is Tiki Jalur Nugraha Ekakurir (Tiki JNE). Nowadays, Tiki JNE is better known as JNE. The name "JNE" is an abbreviation for "Jalur Nugraha Ekakurir", which is Sanskrit language meaning "blessed lane courier". Its headquarters is located in Jakarta.


Note: this project is free of charge but students and lecturers should commit to finish the paper. Students also get the opportunity to present the paper by join the Nusantara Project Section in International Conference of Project Management on July 2018 in Indonesia. More information please visit the website Conference

The selected paper will have a potency to published in Scopus, Google scholar, DOAJ and Coopernicus Indexed Journals


If you want to provide your students with a real-world experience and train them to be a consultant so this project will be fit with you. INTERNSHIP opportunity is available in our partner company The Certificate will be given in the end of the project. Should this project be of interest to you, please contact myself Liem Gai Sin, Ph.D: [log in to unmask] for further information or register your interest or visit our website

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