2nd WORKING MEETING

WHERE:       LESKOVAC, SERBIA

WHEN:          FROM  3rd April TO 8th April 2017

Our lecturers: Metka Nosan, Jadranka Prodnik, Marjana Leva Bukovnik and Mojca Sendelbah took part at a working visit of the Higher Business School, Leskovac, Serbia.

 1st DAY – 4th April 2017

WORKING MEETING AT SCHOOL

On Tuesday, 4 April 2017, we had the first official working meeting, which was opened by the school’s director, Ms Milena Marjanović. The work was carried out in several groups that divided their work responsibilities into meaningful content areas, in accordance with previously agreed work plans and objectives.

 VISITING THE COMPANY PRIMANOVA d.o.o. 

After the completion of the project work, we visited the “Primanova d.o.o. group”, with which the school successfully participates in the practical training of the Higher Business School, Leskovac students. The director and the owner of the company informed us of their views on cooperation with the school and the organization of student work in their company. He outlined his goals, expectations and problems that occur in the implementation of  PT. After the interview, the production part (company “Moravka”) and the trade section (“Zlatni trag company”) of the  Primanova d.o.o. group.

2nd DAY – 5th April 2017

VISITING THE COMPANY GRAND HOTEL & SPA, KOPAONIK 

On Wednesday morning we drove to Kopaonik, a tourist destination of almost 200 km, where students of the tourist and gastronomic directions of their studies are conducting their practical training. After the introductory conversation and the exchange of views and suggestions for improving the cooperation, we also visited the “Grand Hotel & Spa”, which hosts over a thousand wealthy guests per year in the complex of three hotels. During the visit, we also met the group of students, who at this time were on practical training. We returned to the hotel in Leskovac early in the evening.

3rd DAY – 6th April 2017

WORKING MEETING AT SCHOOL

On Thursday, 6 April 2017, we met at the next working meeting in the morning where we agreed on the preliminary working proposals with solutions from all areas of work. We also attended the Open Doors Day, prepared for secondary school students – their potential students in the next academic year. The Open Doors Day was enriched by the competition of students in entrepreneurship, who, as tutors, were mentoring the students of a high business school in the preparation of business plans, and evaluated by representatives of various companies and public institutions. The event was also attended by representatives of other organizations that are connected and have an impact on the decision of students to enroll in school, e. g. a dormitory. A very interesting and effective day of open doors, worthy of imitation.

4th DAY – 7th April 2017

WORKING MEETING AT SCHOOL

On Friday, 7 April 2017, we met again at a joint working meeting, where we summarized the essential achievements of the joint project and agreed on further activities related to the final conclusion of all remaining activities of the project. We divided the tasks and prepared a proposal for a meeting at the end of the project, which is expected to be held in Leskovac in the beginning of September.

VISITING THE EDUCATION FAIR  IN NIŠ

Then we took off to Niš, where we visited the education fair, intended for future students in this part of Serbia. The fair was attended by students from various domestic and foreign colleges and faculties, presenting the content of study programs and study directions, as well as other opportunities and opportunities that study in their schools allow. Of course, among them was the the Higher Business School, Leskovac, with the presentation of their higher education programs. The most attractive was their Management of food and gastronomy technology with excellent tasting of Serbian specialties.

After visiting the fair, we went to see a company that produces wines based on technology from ancient times. They presented us with the production of wines, their wine cellars and other activities with which they are engaged.

5th DAY – 8th April 2017

 WORKING MEETING AT SCHOOL

On Saturday, 8 April 2017, after the final working meeting of the project work, we met for the last time with the school management, Ms Milena Marjanović, and summarized the fundamental conclusions of our mutual cooperation now and in the future.