ANALYSIS OF READINESS TO WORLD CLASS UNIVERSITY AT IPTS
Globalization has changed higher education institutions to improve quality and competitiveness towards a world-class university (WCU). Therefore, this research aims to find out WCU with a balanced scorecard (BSC) approach with 5 (five) perspectives). The research design is a qualitative approach. This is a case study research namely IPTS (Institut Pendidikan Tapanuli Selatan). Data analysis is inductive, using explorative descriptive analysis techniques. Collecting data using interviews with respondents. the respondents are parties that are closely related to the future development of the university. The instruments used were unstructured interviews, activity observation sheets at IPTS, and searches for related documents. The results of the research show that to reach WCU in the perspective of (1) organizational changes: research, it is necessary to increase international collaborative research and international publications, (2) human resource policies, it is necessary to increase the number of lecturers with professors and doctoral degrees. (3) academic programs, need to be initiated by internationally accredited study programs, (4) Internal Governance, IPTS determines the best quality-based campus III for Institutes in LLDIKTI (Lembaga Layanan Pendidikan Tinggi) Region I and (5) Financial, IPTS needs to develop and explore sources of funding from internal and external partners. abroad to strengthen internationalization programs towards WCU.
Keywords: Readiness, World Class University, Balanced Scorecard (BSC)