"The dynamic development of GO-JEK business makes us optimistic that GO-JEK will continue to innovate for the improvement of the company's business. Therefore, the collaboration between LSPR-Jakarta and GO-JEK will be beneficial to both sides," LSPR-Jakarta's Founder and Director Prita Kemal Gani said.
The MoU was signed by the Director of LSPR-Jakarta's Post-Graduate Program, Rino F.Boer and the Head of Research of GO-JEK, Ramda Yanurzha.
"We are delighted to collaborate with LSPR-Jakarta as it is one of GO-JEK's commitments to contribute to education," GO-JEK`s Founder and CEO Nadiem Makarim said.
The cooperation between the academic institution and the company is a form of the Indonesian higher educational institutions` visions which consist of education and teaching, research and development, as well as community services.
As an educational institution, especially in the field of communications, LSPR sees the development of information and communication technology as one of the important studies in the digital era.
Through this partnership, LSPR and GO-JEK open opportunities for LSPR students to continue developing their knowledge, and LSPR lecturers to apply the visions.
Nadiem hoped that the cooperation could train students' critical thinking and improve the quality of Indonesian human resources.
The cooperation agreement outlines that LSPR students and lecturers can conduct research in GO-JEK, whose results will be delivered to GO-JEK and used for corporate purposes.
LSPR and GO-JEK have a good reputation in their respective fields.
Since 2002, LSPR has always received recognition from the National Accreditation Agency (BAN) with grade A. For the undergraduate program, LSPR has received international recognition from the UK accreditation agency, the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Examination Board and from City and Guilds UK.
As for the post-graduate program, LSPR cooperates with Edith Cowan University of Australia and the UK City and Guilds institution.
Meanwhile, GO-JEK is one of Indonesian startup companies which is recognized as a unicorn because its business is worth more than US$1 billion.
The company, which originally engaged in the two-wheel transportation business, has expanded its business services, including pick-up and delivery goods, including food, medicine and household necessities, and phone credit purchasing.
In developing its business, GO-JEK works with many companies engaged in various businesses.