Strategic Management in Boarding Schools to Produce Highly Competitive Graduates (Case Study of Riyadhul Jannah Islamic Boarding School in Subang and MA Sirnarasa in Ciamis)

Suhandy Siswoyo ,Iim Wasliman ,Hanafiah ,Supyan Sauri
Keywords: Strategic Management, six value systems. ,


Education experts agree that the low quality of education is caused by various factors, including the low competency of teachers and education staff, the low quality and lack of educational facilities and infrastructure, irrelevant curriculum, unclear institutional development planning, weak institutional culture, quality only being a slogan, low community support, and low leadership and managerial factors of the heads of boarding high schools. The general purpose of this research is to describe: (1) environmental analysis, (2) strategic planning, (3) policies, (4) programs, (5) strategy implementation, (6) evaluation, (7) problems, (8) solutions, and (9) case study results. The grand theory used is Strategic Management and Integrated Quality Management. The research approach is qualitative with a descriptive study method. The research results are as follows: (1) Environmental analysis is inadequately supported by accurate data and the analysis is still low in sharpness, (2) Strategic planning is not based on the analysis of the school's needs, which vary greatly, (3) Policies are not fully oriented towards the institution's vision and mission, (4) The formulated programs are not effective because they do not pay enough attention to the continuity of the programs from year to year, (5) Strategy implementation is not effective due to many obstacles, especially human resource competency, cost, and required facilities and infrastructure, (6) Program evaluation is inaccurate because supervision findings are not accurately evaluated and are not followed up with improvements for the next program, (7) Major problems include policy issues, human resources, and other resources that are appropriate to the needs, (8) Solutions to the problems faced are to improve personnel competence, increase budget with inter-agency and entrepreneurial approaches, and communicate with education stakeholders, (9) The result of the strategy is to produce highly competitive graduates. In conclusion, the school management is still ineffective due to many obstacles and has not produced highly competitive graduates.