Sulistyowati (2017), along with her partner, Afdal Syafe’i, (Management) came as the first winner of “Unnes Capital Market Competition” in Semarang last week. This competition was held by the Unnes Stock Exchange Study Forum, Economic Faculty, Semarang University. The theme of the competition was “Break Your Limit and Go Beyond”. Indonesian undergraduate and diploma students of any department can take part in this competition.
20 teams competed in the competition. Each team consisted of 2 team members. All teams were given a week (29 July-2 August) to do trading (selling and buying shares). Later, on August 7, the committee announced 14 teams that had qualified for the semi-finals and would compete in Semarang. The 14 teams were given a week to write a paper analysis about a Bank. From August 22 to 23 participants were again selected through “Lucky Test” and “Focus General Discussion” then the committee announced 6 best teams that had qualified for the final round. On August 24, the entire team presented their analysis paper for 5 minutes, then debated with the opposing team for 6 minutes, and do the Q&A session with the judges for 10 minutes. On August 25, the committee announced that Sulistyowati and Afdal became the first winner of the competition.
Noting her achievement, Sulis mentioned, “I am very happy to be able to take part in this national level competition, besides that it was the most difficult competition I have ever participated because against 20 teams from all over Indonesia. I am also happy because I can make proud Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta and English Language Education Department Program.”
Sri Rejeki Murtiningsih, PhD, congratulated Sulis’ achievement and remarked, “We are proud of Sulis’ achievement. Her involvement in the competition has proven that PBI UMY consisted of students with various interests and talents. We encourage all students to sharpen their talents and do not limit themselves only to nurture English-related interests.”