The advisory board of the program consisted of Dean of the Graduate School of IPB, Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, and Board of Director SEAMEO BIOTROP. The head and secretary of program are designated by Decree of Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and accountable to the board. The head of program presents and submits an annual report in the advisory board meeting which is conducted every year. The head and secretary of the program assisted by administrative, finance, laboratories and student’s affair staff. Lecturers are responsible to the head of program in the implementation and delivery of courses. The organization structure of the management of MSc in IT for NRM study program is described on below picture.
The MSc in IT for NRM study program was accredited B by The National Accreditation Board for Higher Education (Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi, BAN-PT) with Accreditation Certificate No. 005/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/M/I/2014.
The MSc in IT for NRM study program was certified ISO 9001:2008 since June 2011 with Certificate No. QSC 00915 on the scope of Education, Training and Dissemination of Information Technology for Natural Resources Management. The ISO provides a framework of quality management system to manage the MSc in IT for NRM study program and ensure continual improvement in all aspects of the study program implementation.
The MSc in IT for NRM Study Program ensures the implementation of Internal and External Higher Education Quality Assurance System according to Government of Indonesia and IPB regulations. At the institutional level, the Quality Assurance System is stated in IPB Rector Regulation No. 22/I3/PP/2011 on Quality Assurance System. This regulation is set as the Quality Assurance System in all institution units in order to improve the quality academic services (education, research and community service) and non-academic (administration and management).
The program been implementing a quality assurance system of higher education with reference to the Standard Operational Procedures for the Implementation of Graduate Education at IPB (IPB Rector‘s Decree No. 307/IT3 /DT/2013). The procedures has been integrated into the Quality Management Systems (QMS) document oft he study program. Quality management of the educational process is implemented starting from the domain of input, process, output and outcome as follow:
The program quality objectives are: