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The 3rd Global Conference on Business, Management and Entrepreneurship (The 3rd GC-BME) is an annual conference hosted by Business Management Education Program, Faculty of Business and Economics Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia is jointly organized with Universitas Airlangga, Universitas Padjadjaran, Universitas Ngurah Rai, and Universitas Garut. Ever since the first time it was held in 2016 by UPI, GC-BME has covered a broad range of topics on business, economics and entrepreneurship.

GC-BME 2018 will be held on August 08, 2018 in Bandung, Indonesia. As the theme of this year’s conference is “Creating Innovative and Sustainable Values-added Businesses in the Disruption Era”, the aim of GC-BME 2018 is to provide a platform for academician, educators, researchers, practitioner, managers, graduate students, and entrepreneurs from different cultural backgrounds to present and discuss researches, developments and innovations in the fields of Business Management and Entrepreneurship. It provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and implementation experiences, to establish business or research connections and to find global partners for future collaboration.

All full papers submitted to GC-BME 2018 should be written in English, and will be sent to at least two reviewers to be evaluated based on its originality, technical and content qualities, correctness, relevance to the conference, contributions, as well as its readability. Accepted papers will be proposed to be published in a reputable publisher and will be submitted for further indexing to SCOPUS. All articles get a Digital Object Identifier (DOI).

Aim and Scope

The 2018 UPI Global Conference on Business, Management and Entrepreneurship, covers up six major thematic groups yet opens to other relevant topics:

Organizational Behavior, Leadership and Human Resources Management
Organizational Development, Innovative Business Models & Organizational Change, Knowledge Management, Best Practices to Manage Human Capital, Future Directions for HRM Research, Global Human Resource Management, Human Resource Planning, Technology in Human Resource Management, Training and Development, Competency Mapping, Compensation, Employer Branding, Employee Motivation, Organization Structure .Leadership, Organization Theory.

Innovation, IT, Operations and Supply Chain Management
Innovation and Technology Management, Design of Goods & Services, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Product and Process Innovation, Quality Management, Managing Operations Across the Supply Chain, Operations Research, Project Management, Total Quality Management, Six Sigma Initiative, Green Technology, Logistic Management, New Product Development, New Service Development, Inventory Management, Plant and location, Service Operations Management, Global Operation Management

Marketing Management
Advertising Management, Fundamentals of Marketing, Assessing Marketing Performance, International Marketing, Marketing Research, Marketing Strategy, Service Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communications, Marketing Innovation and Planning, Delivering Customer Value, Direct Marketing, E-Marketing, Relationship Marketing, Customer Service and Customer Relations, Sales Strategies, Marketing Research, Marketing Data Analysis, Marketing and International Consumers, Marketing Theory and Application, Marketing Case Studies, Contemporary Issues in Marketing, Consumer Behavior

Financial Management and Accounting
Corporate Finance and Governance, Cost Management, Finance & Investment, Financial Markets and Institution, Capital Budgeting, Capital Market, Credit Risk Modelling and Management, Financial Engineering, Foreign Exchange Markets, Law and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mutual Funds Management, Portfolio Management, Regulations of Financial Markets, Venture Capital, Accounting and Finance, Behavioral Accounting and Finance, Electronic Banking, Electronic Finance, Financial Markets and Derivatives, Financial Services Management

Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship and Contemporary Issues
Approaches and Models of Strategic Management, Challenges to Strategic Management, Corporate Strategy Formulation Approaches, SWOT Analysis and Carrying Out Business Strategy, Types of Business Competitive Strategy, Types of Cooperative Strategy, Situational Analysis for Strategic Planning, Problems of Global Strategy, Problems in Implementing Growth and Retrenchment Strategies, Relationship of Management by Objectives and Strategic Management, Relationship of Total Quality Management and Strategic Issues, Leadership and Leading Types for Effective Strategy Formulation and Implementation, International Strategic Performance Measurement, Strategic Issues in Managing Technology and Innovation, Categories of Innovation for Proper Strategy Formulation, Role of the Entrepreneur as Strategist, Operations and Supply Chain Strategy

Green Business
Business Ethics, Consumer Protection, Environmental Protection, Green logistics

Opening Speech

Keynote Speakers

*to be confirmed

Venue and Activities

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Grand Mercure Hotel
Jl Dr Setiabudi No 269-275, Bandung 40154 INDONESIA

GPS Coordinates:
S -6.85 51.28 E 107.6 35.72
Contact the Hotel:
Tel. 62/22/82000000
Fax 62/22/82000082

Important Dates

Call for Papers

Authors are requested to submit abstract to the Organizing Committee by May 10, 2018. And full paper deadline is May 28, 2018. The papers should be written in English and must be between 4 to 10 pages.

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Abstract and Manuscript Submission

[IMPORTANT]  To submit an abstract, authors must register first (click here). Then they can submit their abstracts by logging in to this site (menu “Submission System” then “Login”). The manuscript (full paper) can be submitted only after authors submit their abstracts. The whole submission process is done fully online (NOT by email) to guarantee smooth administration. Letter of Acceptance (LoA) and Letter of Invitation (LoI) can be downloaded directly from your account once your abstract is accepted to be presented at the conference.

Book of Abstracts

The Proceedings of Previous Conference


Registration Fee and Payment

Indonesian Presenter   IDR. 3.000,000
   Indonesian Participant   IDR. 2.000,000
       (Second Paper)
   Indonesian Participant   IDR. 1.000,000
International Presenter   USD. 300
  International Presenter   USD. 250
(Second Paper)
  International participant   USD. 150
Please do bank transfer for the registration fee to:
For Payment in USD Bank Name: Bank Negara Indonesia,
Branch Perguruan Tinggi Bandung, Bandung, INDONESIA

Account name: LISNAWATI
Account number: 0418497600   (For Payment in USD)
Write:  “(your name) and for UPI -BME”For Payment in IDRBank Name: Bank Negara Indonesia,
Branch Perguruan Tinggi Bandung, Bandung, INDONESIA

Account name: LISNAWATI
Account number: 0338867481   (For Payment in IDR)
Write:  “(your name) and for UPI -BME”Each participant and presenter will receive a seminar kit, refreshments and lunch.
[IMPORTANT] After making the payment, author MUST upload the transfer proof via this website (NOT Email). Author can upload by logging in to our submission system. Payment receipt can be downloaded directly from your account once your payment is confirmed by the committee.

Visa Information
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Advisory Board

Prof Dr Agus Rahayu, MP
Prof Dr Ratih Hurriyati, MP
Prof Dr Badri Munir Sukocao
DR Sulaeman Rahman, SE, MBA
DR Ade Maharani SE, Ak ,MM
Prof Taehee Kim, MSc, PhD
Prof Dr Ikuro Yamamoto

International Scientific Committee

Prof. John Paul (Kedge Business School, France)*
Prof. Varakorn Samakoses (President of Dhurakij Pundit University, Thailand) *
Prof. Dr. Ikuro Yamamoto  (Kinjo Gakuin University, Nagoya Japan)
Prof Dr Taehee  Kim PhD ( Youngsan University , Busan South Korea)
Prof. Dr. Mohamed Dahlan Ibrahim, (Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia)
Prof. Dr. Nanang Fattah, MPd ( UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Dr.Agus Rahayu MP ( UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Dr. Tjutju Yuniarsih SE, MPd ( UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Dr. Disman MS (UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Dr. Suryana MS  ( UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Dr. Eeng Ahman, MS ( UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. DR. Ratih Hurriyati, MP (UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Ina Primiana SE, MT (UNPAD)
Prof Lincoln Arsyad, MEc, PhD (UGM)
Prof. Gunawan Sumodiningrat MEc, PhD (UGM)
Prof Dr Badri Munir Sukoco , Msc, PhD (UNAIR)
Dr. Phil Dadang Kurnia MSc. (GIZ German)
Assoc.Prof. Arry Akhmad Arman, MT, Dr (ITB)
Assoc.Prof. Dwilarso , MBA, PhD (ITB)
Assoc.Prof. Hardianto Iristiadi MSME, PhD (ITB)
Assoc.Prof. Rachmawaty Wangsaputra, MSc, PhD (ITB)
Assoc.Prof. Teungku Ezni Balkiah, MSc, PhD (UI)
Assoc.Prof. Ruslan Priyadi MSc, PhD (UI)
Assoc.Prof. Sri Gunawan, MBA, DBA  (UNAIR)
Assoc.Prof. Yudi Aziz, MT, PhD (UNPAD)
Assoc.Prof. Lili Adiwibowo, MM, DR (UPI)
Assoc.Prof. Vanessa Gaffar, MBA, DR (UPI)
Assoc.Prof. Chaerul Furqon, MM, DR (UPI)
Assoc.Prof. Tutin Aryanti, ST, MT, PhD ( UPI)
Vina Andriany MEd, PhD (UPI)

Organizing Committee

Business Management Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs and Science Management Doctoral Program of Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, in collaboration with APMMI (Asosiasi Pengelola Magister Manajemen Indonesia), FMI (Forum Manajemen Indonesia ) dan ISEI (Ikatan Sarjana Ekonomi Indonesia)

Conference Chair:

Prof.Dr. Ratih Hurriyati MP, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, INDONESIA

Technical Chairperson:
Assoc. Prof. Lili Adiwibowo Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, INDONESIA

Dr. Hari Mulyadi MSi
Dr. Ade Gafar Abdullah, M.Si
DR Eng Asep Bayu Nandiyanto MSc
Drs. Rd Dian H Utama , Msi
Drs. Girang Razati, Msi
Lisnawati SPd. MM
Sulastri SPd, Mstat
MasHaryono SPd, MM

Lisnawati SPd, MM

Business Management Education Program
Faculty of Business and Economics Education
Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
Jl. Setiabudhi 229 Bandung 40154 INDONESIA
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