P10 Comtrade

P10 Comtrade

Last updated 3587 days ago by Mart Laanpere

COMTRADE's expertise covers a wide range of domains in the IT market. As a company built on innovation and expertise, COMTRADE implements programs aimed at increasing the knowledge level of students and IT professionals. Therefore, the company conducts a program - ComTrade Education Center - aimed at early identification of talented students and their education for working in IT companies. It also conducts programs available to young IT professionals:

  • EdIT Education for Innovative Thinkers - a summer school of programming that takes place in Slovenia (Ljubljana), Bosnia & Herzegovina (Sarajevo, Banja Luka), Serbia (Belgrade, Kragujevac), and Montenegro (Podgorica)
  • Practice Centers in Kragujevac and Belgrade - centers offering students practical training as required by university curricula, work on projects and seminar papers, doing final thesis in cooperation with professors, assistants and their faculty associates, as well as research help
  • Sales Internship program
  • ComTrade Powers IT Education

Role in the project

The role of COMTRADE in the project is to provide the following opportunities and activities:

  • traveling to EU partner institutions for collecting the practices and polices on matching the labor market needs to curriculum development
  • creating (with the help of other labor market partners and university partners) the Matrix of competence for six new study programmes programmes in computing based on the labor market needs
  • participation in development of interdisciplinary curricula
  • cooperation in development of laboratories and teaching methods
  • signing of formal agreements with Serbian universities for long-term cooperation
  • opportunities for students from the partner universities to do their student practice
  • conducting of external quality assessment for the implemented programmes
  • spreading of information related to new programmes among its numerous members in order to to increase the employment opportunities of future graduates in interdisciplinary computing
  • supporting dissemination and all relevant project activities

Key person

Ivana Boskovic

 Ivana Boskovic has five years of HR experience. She is involved in cooperation with external institutions – EU funding agencies, universities, high schools, secondary schools, students organizations, etc. She takes part in training and event management (Organizer and Lecturer), in organization and implementation of the ComTrade summer school - EdIT in Serbia and Montenegro, in IT trainings in cooperation with the City Assembly and with the Faculty of Science, and in organization and implementation of the ComTrade Knowledge Factory in Serbia and Montenegro. She develops training plans and conducts training courses for trainers. She is a member of the team that has started the ComTrade Practice Center and participates to development and implementation of the ComTrade Moodle ELearning Portal.