Jakarta, 21 September 2023 - PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (BCA) hosted the 6th batch of SYNRGY Academy in collaboration with BINAR, an edutech platform that offers information technology education programs. This corporate social responsibility (CSR) program, organized by BCA, aims to develop and nurture digital talents in Indonesia by conducting an IT bootcamp program divided into classes based on participants' interests and talents.
In addition to receiving technical training, participants will also address community issues and be challenged to find solutions by implementing the concept of project-based learning. This approach allows participants to directly apply the knowledge they've gained.
Hera F. Haryn, BCA EVP of Corporate Communication & Social Responsibility, expressed, "We are delighted by the participants' enthusiasm for the SYNRGY Academy program, which also reflects the high expectations for Indonesia's emerging generation of digital talent. Our hope is that every participant in this program can absorb a wealth of knowledge, ultimately contributing to the growth of skilled workers within Indonesia's technology sector."
Alamanda Shantika, CEO of BINAR, emphasized, "BCA and BINAR are dedicated to creating programs that equip digital talents with the skills needed to excel in the workforce. SYNRGY Academy is tailored to equip high school graduates and university students with competencies aligned with industry demands."
Throughout the SYNRGY Academy program, participants will enjoy numerous career-oriented benefits. These include direct learning with expert facilitators/mentors in the digital product development field, skill development tailored to industry demands, experiential learning models, an integrated curriculum, intensive six-month classes, and opportunities to enhance non-technical skills through complimentary workshop sessions. Additionally, participants have the chance to secure positions within the BCA Group and receive job placement support as BINAR bootcamp alumni through Job Connect.
SYNRGY Academy Batch 6 Welcomes 231 Participants - Out of 4,700 applicants, 231 participants were selected to join SYNRGY Academy Batch 6, a corporate social responsibility (CSR) program organized by PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (BCA) in collaboration with BINAR. This program is designed to cultivate competitive digital talent and address the growing demand for skilled workers in the technology sector, offering an IT bootcamp for both high school/equivalent students and university students.
About PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (as of 30 June 2023)
BCA is one of the leading commercial banks in Indonesia with the core business of transaction banking. BCA also offers a full range of financial services in consumer, SME, commercial and corporate segments. As of March 2023, BCA has the privilege of serving more than 36 million customer accounts, processing around 77 million of daily transactions through a network of 1,247 branches; 18,348 ATMs as well as the 24-hour internet & mobile banking systems; supported by 24/7 Halo BCA contact center. BCA’s presence is complemented by a number of subsidiaries focusing on vehicle financing, sharia banking, securities, general and life insurance, digital bank, remittance as well as venture capital business. BCA is committed to building lasting relationship with customers, putting people first, and making positive impact on society at large. With around 25,000 employees, BCA's vision is to be the bank of choice and a major pillar of the Indonesia economy.
PT BANK CENTRAL ASIA TBK
Group Corporate Communication and Social Responsibility - CSR
Address : Jl. MH Thamrin No. 1
Menara BCA Lt. 22
Jakarta Pusat 10310
Telephone : (021) 2358-8000
Fax : (021) 2358-8339
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BINAR is an edtech provider of digital skills education founded in 2017 by Alamanda Shantika along with two other Gojek alumni, Dita Aisyah and Seto Lareno. As pioneers in the field of digital skills, BINAR offers a new learning experience, including Experiential Learning, Flipped Learning, Project/Problem Based Learning, and Collaborative Learning. As a result, its graduates are equipped with both digital capabilities and soft skills such as Social Awareness, Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking, Leveraging Diversity, and Collaboration, which are highly needed in today's era. BINAR aims to produce a new generation of digital talents capable of bringing innovation to address societal challenges.
Through its diverse training programs, including Binar Bootcamp, BinarGo!, Binar Digital Talent Accelerator (DTA, digital transformation training for businesses), and talent placement services (Job Connect), BINAR strives to support the career growth of high school graduates or equivalent, university students, individuals looking to change careers (career shifters), and workers seeking to enhance their skills.
For further information, please contact:
Communication Manager, BINAR
M: +62857 1179 2337