The Fourth School of Entrepreneurship and Innovations for Youth
The Fourth School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Youth took place on January 21st to 23rd 2014 in Podgorica, at The University of Donja Gorica. The school hosted over 220 high school students from all over Montenegro. The School was organized by the first generation of graduates of the Faculty of International Economics, Finance and Business, University of Donja Gorica.
The School aims to awaken and develop the entrepreneurial spirit among young people in Montenegro. Also, the goal of the School is to bring together young people from all municipalities in order to, through joint work, friendship and creation, overcome some prejudices that young people have.
The students were welcomed by the Rector of The University of Donja Gorica, Prof VeselinVukotic, Minister of Education, Mr. Slavoljub Stijepovic, and the General Menager of UDG, Ms. Sandra Tinaj.
The School consisted of a series of lectures, presentations and other activities. A workshop with students was held on the first day at the student dorm. On the second day, students had the opportunity to listen to lectures of the prominent professors and successful people in the field of business, politics, sports and arts, some of them being: the Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr. Zoran Đikanović, the handball player Petar Kapisoda, the artist Tiho Vujovic, the Director of MONSTAT, Ms. Gordana Radojević, and many others.
A visit to company “Plantaže“ was organized, too. At the end of the day, students spent some time together and had a fun at a four-hour party. On the third day, the winners of the Business Case Challenge Montenegro 2014 were announced. They will represent Montenegro in a regional competition in Sarajevo. During the third day, the students, also, had the opportunity to hear lectures of Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phd Petar Ivanović and Phd Aleksandra Martinović, professor at the Faculty for Food Technology, Food Safety and Ecology. On the same day students received diplomas and there was closing ceremony where some of the guests were the Ambassador of U.S. to Montenegro, the Ambassador of Poland to Montenegro, the Principals of high schools, School attendees' parents and the School attendees themselves.
This was the fourth consecutive year that the School was organized. The first year’s School was attended by 35 participants, the second by 68, the third 200, and fourth year’s School hosted over 220 graduates.