Upgrading Penelitian (UP) is an annual event organized by one of the autonomous institution at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Brawijaya i.e. Lingkar Studi Mahaiswa Ekonomi dan Bisnis (LSME). This activity has goal to provide more knowledge to the students of the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Brawijaya on how to do research properly. This activity was initially intended only internal members LSME since 2015, UP destined entire FEB students who are interested in the field of research. This activity is actually a manifestation of national educational objectives to improve the quality of Indonesian human is knowledgeable and devoted to God Almighty, noble character, discipline, work ethic and a responsible, productive, and healthy physically and spiritual as well as a mission to create an atmosphere LSME and scientific climate grounded in the values of intellectual, religious, and familial devotion.
Upgrading Penelitian LSME is one of the program which is owned by the Ministry of Research and Reasoning (PnP) 2015 UP organized into three sessions. Session 1 was conducted on April 18, 2015, the 2nd session held on 19 April 2015 and the third session held on May 9, 2015. All activity of UP was held at the 3rd floor.
UP consists of serial activities starting from sessions 1 and 2 which is the delivery of material and sessions 3 that are presentation of research. Session 1 UP is the provision of material in the form of qualitative research that the material submitted by the mother Yenny Kornitasari, SE. Furthermore, in the second session the participants received materials regarding quantitative research presented by the mother Yeney W. Prihatiningtyas, M.Sc., Ak. that he was a lecturer of accounting and lecture research methodology courses. In the second session is delivered anyway division of the group to do the practice of conducting research of all the materials research that has been presented. Form task given to participants will then be presented at the third session where they were given the theme of free and may choose the form of qualitative or quantitative research.
In the third session, all participants wear dresscode with marketing standards which hadbeen determined by the committee. The jury in session 3 is Dita Nurul Aini, Moh. Agung Setiawan, and Afritasari Nurdianita. In the third session, the participants presented the results of scientific research in front of the jury. Then, the jury determines the best team that assessed based on the paper of the research and presentation of each team.
Upgrading Penelitian is expected to make a significant contribution to the students at the Faculty of Economics and Business Universitas Brawijaya to get used to doing research. This research forms can be one of the manifestations of Tri Dharma College and is also a training base for students to prepare for the task of the thesis that the main prerequisite for graduating to become a qualified academician. It will also be a way for members to be able to do research that it’s the vision of LSME.