Apple’s Investment in Indonesia Penetrates IDR 1.6 trillion

Although not yet built an assembly factory in Indonesia, Apple apparently has reached an investment of IDR 1.6 trillion to provide the Apple Developer Academy. Noted, currently the Apple Developer Academy which has been operating there are four spreads across Tangerang, Batam and Surabaya. Meanwhile, the arrival of Apple Tim Cook CEO to Indonesia to inaugurate the 4th Apple Developer Academy which is located in Bali.

“The investment value is IDR 1.2 trillion for three academies. If you add another one in Bali, it will be IDR 1.6 trillion,” said Minister of Communication and Information Budi Arie Setiadi in Jakarta, Wednesday (17/4/2024).

Apple Developer Academy is a program that was developed directly by Apple. This is to improve the skills for those who are interested in the world of coding and digital in a professional manner. Meanwhile, the first Apple Developer Academy was opened in Brazil, this HR talent development program has developed to more locations worldwide, including Korea, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Italy, and the United States.

For information, Tim Cook has met with President Joko Widodo at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, today. In the meeting that lasted for one hour, improving the quality of human resources was considered important, especially in the current digital era.

“So, this increase in human resources is also important for us, for our nation,” he said.

Unfortunately, Apple has not revealed the schedule for the opening of the academy in Bali. But it is certain that the Bali campus will receive registration not only from Indonesia, but from all over the world, regardless of the educational background or programming experience.

This technology giant from Cupertino has opened an academy in Surabaya and Batam. Apple Developer Academy which was attended by more than 2,000 prospective developers. As many as 90% of graduates have gotten jobs in various sectors ranging from education, e-commerce, transportation, sustainability, and more.

The nine-month program from this academy includes the basics of programming, as well as other topics such as project design, marketing, and management, which will equip participants with a series of capabilities needed to become entrepreneurs and world-class developers.

Apple Developer Academy in Indonesia receives participants from various personal and professional backgrounds. They come from more than 90 cities throughout Indonesia, with an age range between 18 to 50 years, each of which brought new ideas and involved their life experiences in designing applications and making business plans.

April 17, 2024, detikInet