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This research was conducted to understand, analyze, and find the construction of collaborative management by Vocational High Schools (SMK) with the Business and Industry World (in Indonesia called DUDI) during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Through a qualitative approach with multi-case study, data collection used in-depth interviews, participant observation, and document analysis. The collected data is then analyzed through condensation, presentation, and data verification before concluding. The study results show that the management of cooperation between SMK and DUDI consists of planning, implementation, and evaluation steps. Where the planning of SMK and DUDI becomes the starting point in cooperation. The planning with several steps was made taking into account the pandemic conditions with the hope of achieving the goals of both parties despite the pandemic atmosphere. In addition to implementing several regulations in the agreed MoU, the concept is different from before the pandemic. The shift or turn pattern is an alternative to implementing the SMK cooperation with DUDI. Each party assesses how far the target has been achieved in the evaluation. Because both SMK and DUDI have their targets from the collaboration carried out. Especially during the pandemic, DUDI has a target that cannot be dropped but must maintain the health protocols set by the government.