New jobs for young people in the ICT sector


Project Name: “New Jobs for Young People in the ICT Sector”

Donor:Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Serbia

Project Leader: Business Development Center Kragujevac – BDC

Project Partner: “ICT Cluster of Central Serbia” Business Association, Kragujevac – ICT CS

Duration: August 1, 2015 – February 28, 2016

Budget: RSD 1,157,980.00

General Project Aim: Contribute to improving the employability and employment of young people in the City of Kragujevac

Specific Project Aim: Generate new employment of young people in the ICT sector through the improvement of knowledge and skills in accordance with the expressed needs of employers – members of the ICT Cluster of Central Serbia


PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The project is concerned with improving the employability and employment of young people in the City of Kragujevac, in a way that will generate new employment of young people in the ICT sector through the improvement of knowledge and skills in accordance with the expressed needs of employers – members of the ICT Cluster of Central Serbia.

The project will enable young people to gain practical knowledge and skills to work in the ICT sector, through training, internship and employment at the companies of the ICT Cluster of Central Serbia. On the other hand, the companies – members of the ICT Cluster, will meet the expressed needs for highly qualified personnel, as a condition for further growth and development. All participants of the ICT Academy will receive training in business as well, in order to acquire basic entrepreneurial knowledge and skills to start their own business, which will provide interested candidates with an opportunity to establish their own businesses. For the established program of support to employment of young people in the ICT sector, the project partners will launch the initiative for its inclusion in the Local Employment Action Plan for the City of Kragujevac, as a new measure of support to employment of the young people.

EXPECTED PROJECT RESULTS:

 

  1. Improved professional capacity of young people for employment and self-employment in the ICT sector
  2. Implemented employment program for young ICT professionals at the companies – members of the Cluster.
  3. Initiated co-funding programs within the local employment policy in the City of Kragujevac

The project will encompass three training modules:
1. Web Applications
2. Mobile Applications – iOS Platform
3. Mobile Applications – Android Platform

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