“I recommend Sekolah Ciputra to others; in addition to its excellent curriculum, Sekolah Ciputra stands out for its supportive environment.”

JANUTAMA RAMADHAN
GRADUATED: 2015

1. After graduating from Sekolah Ciputra, where do you study? What is your major?
Bachelor’s Degree: Universitas Ciputra majoring in International Business Management.
Master’s Degree: Oxford Brookes University majoring in Digital Marketing.

2. What did you do after graduating from university?
After completing my bachelor’s degree, I joined a state-owned enterprise named Angkasa Pura Supports as a corporate communication staff. Within three months, I was entrusted with the role of project manager for their apps-web-based projects.
Subsequently, I decided to pursue a master’s degree in digital marketing at Oxford Brookes University. During my final semester, I secured an internship in London at Mola, an entertainment company, where I served as a social media specialist. Following nearly a year at Mola, I made the decision to return back to Indonesia. 

3. What is your current occupation?
I work as the Head of Marketing at ASA Management in Jakarta.

4. What are some challenges that you faced as a marketer? How do you overcome it?
Marketers are required to introduce and sell a company’s products. As time evolves, marketing trends dynamically shift. To address the challenge of ever-changing trends, a high level of adaptability is essential. It requires a continuous willingness to keep up with the latest trends through ongoing learning and research.

5. What was the biggest challenge of moving to a new city?
Moving to a new city for academic or professional purposes is a significant challenge, as it requires stepping out of one’s comfort zone. The challenges to survive include adapting to a new environment, navigating different social circles, adjusting to new work responsibilities, and even dealing with seemingly trivial aspects such as city planning and unfamiliar landscapes.

6. What do you enjoy most about your new environment?
In navigating life in a new city, I am fascinated and impressed by the diversity inherent in individuals across different environments. Here, I have the opportunity to learn about how people behave and their thought patterns towards various aspects, providing valuable lessons and new insights for me. Additionally, being in a new environment means I have the chance to explore everything within that setting and its surroundings.

7. In what way did Sekolah Ciputra contribute to your job right now?
Sekolah Ciputra not only imparts mandatory subjects but also shapes my character to become a better individual through its teaching methods, peer discussions, and various programmes that encourage broader self-exploration.

8. What was the best thing about Sekolah Ciputra? Tell us something memorable from your time at Sekolah Ciputra
During my school days, I was actively involved in music and sports, particularly basketball. Sekolah Ciputra provided excellent support for hobbies. When I was actively playing basketball, my friends and I formed a strong and enjoyable team. The basketball matches we participated in have become cherished memories for me and perhaps for my friends as well.

9. What advice would you give to a graduating student?
In the future, some of us may feel confused and troubled about the path to take after finishing school. There will be numerous choices and challenges ahead. However, some obstacles may not feel burdensome, and can even be enjoyable if approached with a strong passion. Always remember to stay focused on what lies in front of you at the present moment.

10. Would you recommend Sekolah Ciputra to others? If yes, what would you say about it?
In addition to its excellent curriculum, Sekolah Ciputra stands out for its supportive environment that fosters the development of students’ characters. The attentive approach of the teachers towards each student makes Sekolah Ciputra a safe and comfortable place.

11. What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
I’m actively involved in sports, particularly basketball and golf. Additionally, I have a deep passion for the world of music as a listener and fan, frequently attending concerts. During my truly free time, I usually unwind by relaxing, lying down, and watching anime.

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