Online business training management using applications to improve entrepreneurship skills Students at public vocational high school 1 city of cirebon
Keywords:Management, Training, Entrepreneurship, Students.
The background of this research is that graduates of vocational high schools (SMK) still contribute the most to unemployment among the educated, so that SMK students need to improve their soft skills and hard skills. One of the efforts is through online business training so that students have digital skills to become creative, independent and reliable entrepreneurs. The purpose of this study is to examine and get an overview of the aspects of planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating, obstacles and solutions in overcoming obstacles from online business training using applications to improve the skills of students in the city of Cirebon. The framework of this study refers to the management theory of G.R. Terry (Athoilah, 2016:16) who divides the four basic functions of management, namely Planning, Organizing, Actuating and Supervision. This study uses a qualitative approach with observation techniques, interviews and documentation studies. The results of this study indicate that: a) Planning for online business training using an application to improve students' skills begins with identifying training needs, setting training objectives and creating a training plan; b) Organizing online business training using an application to improve students' skills involving parties in the school's organizational structure, especially the head of the SMK and training facilitator teachers; c) Implementation of online business training using an application includes initial activities, core activities and final training activities, with learning materials referring to modules compiled by the application maker; d) The evaluation carried out in online business training using an application to improve students' skills is to guarantee the achievement of predetermined basic competencies and training objectives which include initial evaluation of training, evaluation during training and evaluation of the end of training; e) Obstacles faced in implementing online business training using applications to improve students' skills are the motivation of the trainees, the training time and the competence of the training facilitators; f) Solutions that can be used in overcoming obstacles to implementing online business training using applications to improve the skills of students in Cirebon City are to continue to provide motivation, direction and guidance to students as training participants, flexible training time and increase the competence of training facilitators. The conclusion in this study is that online business training management using applications to improve students' entrepreneurship skills has been carried out in accordance with the provisions.