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Soft Skills Development Through Live In Program in UPH Surabaya Campus in 2020

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Erwin Kristianto Julistiono


­The industry world nowadays requires its workforce to embrace soft skills. This condition demands universities to conduct soft skills development programs. One implementation of the soft skills development program in UPH Surabaya Campus is Live In. Live In combines education and community service aspects, by bringing the participants to live in an underdeveloped village and putting them some programs to organize for three days. The expected result is the enhancement of the following skills: integrity, communication, polite manner, responsibility, social skills, positive attitudes, professionalism, flexibility, cooperation, and work ethics. The research is conducted with a descriptive quantitative method, using a questionnaire instrument and convenience sampling technique. The result analyzed from 44 respondents reveals that the average value of the soft skills enhancement reached 3.12 of 4. This means that participants acknowledged the importance of the program in enhancing their soft skills. Furthermore, there are 3 soft skills which are improved more than others, which are flexibility, responsibility, and social skills.

 Keywords: development, live in, soft skills, community service, industrial world, education.

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Title: Soft Skills Development Through Live In Program in UPH Surabaya Campus in 2020
Author: Erwin Kristianto Julistiono
Journal Name: International Journal of Science and Business
ISSN: ISSN 2520-4750 (Online), ISSN 2521-3040 (Print)
Media: Online
Volume: 5
Issue: 4
Acceptance Date: 27/01/2021
Date of Publication: 02/02/2021
Free download: Available
Page: 11-19
First Page: 11
Last Page: 19
Paper Type: Research Paper
Current Status: Published


Cite This Article:

Erwin Kristianto Julistiono (2021). Soft Skills Development Through Live In Program in UPH Surabaya Campus in 2020. International Journal of Science and Business, 5(4), 11-19. doi:

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Erwin Kristianto Julistiono, S.Kom., MAC., M.H., Lecturer, Universitas Pelita Harapan Surabaya Campus, Taman Kutisari Indah Selatan 5, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. Email:


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