Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Contemporary Risk Studies, ICONIC-RS 2022, 31 March-1 April 2022, South Jakarta, DKI Jakarta, Indonesia

Research Article

Managing Risks of Students Dispatch for Community Service (Kuliah Kerja Nyata) During Covid-19 Pandemic

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.31-3-2022.2320686,
        author={Anita Primaswari Widhiani},
        title={Managing Risks of Students Dispatch for Community Service (Kuliah Kerja Nyata) During Covid-19 Pandemic },
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Contemporary Risk Studies, ICONIC-RS 2022, 31 March-1 April 2022, South Jakarta, DKI Jakarta, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICONIC-RS},
        year={2022},
        month={8},
        keywords={risk management student dispatch community service university covid-19 pandemic},
        doi={10.4108/eai.31-3-2022.2320686}
    }
    
  • Anita Primaswari Widhiani
    Year: 2022
    Managing Risks of Students Dispatch for Community Service (Kuliah Kerja Nyata) During Covid-19 Pandemic
    ICONIC-RS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.31-3-2022.2320686
Anita Primaswari Widhiani1,*
  • 1: IPB University
*Contact email: anitawi@apps.ipb.ac.id

Abstract

Community service is one of the three dharma of universities in Indonesia. Student dispatch for community service or Kuliah Kerja Nyata is a mandatory academic program for many university students in Indonesia. Nevertheless, the program is in jeopardy due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Therefore, risk management of the program is needed. The method of this research is risk management process assessment with focus group discussion with KKN program manager, students, faculty chaperones, local government and community leaders and health workers; in-depth interview with the head of research and community service institute, the head of student learning program and community service division and corporate medical doctor of the university; and survey of students. The result shows that there are several risk treatments that includes mitigation, sharing and acceptance with corresponding activities to make sure that the objectives of student dispatch for community service program is achieved while properly managing the risks.