Upgrading Penelitian (UP) is an annual event organized by one of autonomous institution at the Faculty of Economics and Business University of Brawijaya is Lingkar Studi Mahasiswa Ekonomi (LSME). These activities aim to provide more knowledge to the students of the Faculty of Economics and Business University of Brawijaya on how to do research which is good and right. This activity was initially reserved only internal members LSME course but since 2015, UP destined entire FEB students who are interested in the field of research. This activity is actually a manifestation of Interest national education to improve the quality of Indonesian people that is knowledgeable and devoted to God Almighty, noble character, discipline, work ethic and responsible, productive, and healthy physically and soul and the mission of LSME itself is to create an atmosphere and scientific climate with values grounded in the intellectual, religious, and familial devotion.
“Upgrading Penelitian” is one of the work program which is owned by the Ministry of Research and Reasoning (PnP) 2016, UP organized into three sessions. First session was conducted on March 19th, 2016, the second session took place on March 20th 2016, and the third session held on April 17th, 2016. The entire activity of “Upgrading Penelitian” was held at the 3rd floor on A building of FEB .
UP series of activities starting from first session and second session, which is the delivery of material and the third session which was session presentations. Session one UP is the provision of material in the form of qualitative research in which the materials submitted by the Mrs. Dr.Ari Kamayanti,Ak. Furthermore, in the second session the participants received materials regarding quantitative research presented by the Mr. Ananda Sabil Husein, SE., M.Com., Ph.D. In this third session also presented the division of the group to do a practice of doing research of all research material which has been described. Form of the 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 who have been divided according to the group attended the session by wearing standard marketing dresscode which have been determined by the committee. In the third session, the participants presented the results of scientific research to the jury. Then, the jury determines the best team whose judgment based on the results of the research and presentation of each team.
Upgrading Research is expected to make a significant contribution to the student at the Faculty of Economics and Business University of Brawijaya to get used to doing research. This research forms can be one embodiment of the Tri Dharma College and also become a training base for students to prepare assignments thesis that the main prerequisite for graduation so be ekononi qualified scholars. In particular this will also be one way for members LSME to be examined in accordance with the ideals of its own LSME.