Development Challenges

PI project adresses ICT development challenges facing BiH youth, small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) from the ICT sector as well as SMEs from other sectors.

 

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Project Goals

Project goals are two fold:

  • to improve the competitiveness and productivity of SMEs and
  • to enhance employment and entrepreneurship among youth.

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Project Activities

Youth trainings and internship programs, advanced ICT training, ICT bootcamps, support to ICT associations, fairs and conferences, access to finance and startup support.

 

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Project Partners

Meet local organizations, partners of the Partnership for Innovation project.

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Moja praksa

“Moja praksa” internship program is an ICT based initiative designed to provide practical experience and reinforce the bond between youth and local ICT business community.

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Work Ready Now!

“Work Ready Now!” (WRN!) program is a participatory, active and hands-on youth develoment program focused on improving soft skills for business environment.

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SME support

SME support through PI project is implemented through series of trainings designed per demand from SMEs.

News

  • TRAINING FOR SYSTEM ADMINISTRATORS COMPLETED IN PRIJEDOR - Training for the System Administrator profile was successfully  completed today in Prijedor. The training lasted 90 hours during the nine week period and included practice and simulations of realistic tasks and events. As part of the course, students also conducted on site visit to the server room at the City of Prijedor’s Administrative Services. Fourteen […]
  • COMPLETION OF THE SIXTH CYCLE OF “MOJA PRAKSA” INTERNSHIP PROGRAM IN BANJA LUKA - The ceremony was held today in hotel „Bosnia“ to mark the successful completion of the sixth cycle of “Moja praksa” internships program in Banja Luka region. Certificates were awarded to 52 participants and awards of appreciation to 12 IT companies (Projman d.o.o., Lanaco d.o.o., DVC Solutions s.p., IRBRS ad, Virtuo d.o.o., BB Print, Info Ars, […]
  • Workshop on „Information and communication technology (ICT) challenges for youth and SMEs“ held in Bihać - In cooperation with Una Sana Canton’s Development Agency and Bihac’s Faculty of Technical Sciencies, PI held a workshop today that was aimed at identifying human resource needs of local ICT SMEs and type of programs that could help youth gain technical skills that are essential for obtaining jobs or starting their own business. Five local […]
  • South-East European Information Technology (SEE IT) conference - USAID Partnership for Innovation (PI), together with USAID Regional Economic Growth (REG) project and GIZ Open Regional Fund for Foreign Trade Promotion successfully organizied a South-East European Information Technology (SEE IT) conference that was held in Sarajevo, BiH, on May 21-22, 2015.   The goal of this business conference was to present the latest trends in regional and global IT […]
  • TRAINING IN C++ PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED IN PRIJEDOR - The Certifications Award ceremony for the recently completed training in Program C++ was held today at Prijedor’s Economic Development Agency “PREDA-PD”. Training was attended by 12 participants in the period from February 24 to April 30, 2015 and the program included basic and advanced elements of object oriented programming using programming language C++. Participants also […]

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