By bringing the LEADER Project to Serbia, we began an important part of our future activity in the field of education. We are proud to say that we were invited to organize the same project in 2017 and, hopefully, bring other similar Canadian educational programs to Serbia.
By promoting quality, knowhow, high working ethics, high standards in health & safety – all of which are attributes of the Canadian way of doing business – we have been on a mission to improve the competitiveness of Serbia on the world map and make it a better place for doing business since the first day of our existence. It is our belief that a major part of this goal can be achieved through education. The year 2016 was marked for CANSEE by the LEADER Project, the Canadian two-week educational program, secured via a partnership between CANSEE and the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, Canada, which we organized in Serbia for the first time. It was our idea to give our members an opportunity not just to network, but also to familiarize themselves with the Canadian way of learning through case studies. By bringing the LEADER Project to Serbia, I believe we started an important part of our future activity in the field of education. We are proud to say that we were invited to organize the same project again next year, and hopefully we will bring other similar Canadian educational programs and seminars to Serbia. We will also continue, through different types of networking events, workshops and seminars, together with the Canadian Embassy, as our valuable partner, to enable an efficient exchange of business information among our members.
CANSEE has good cooperation with other mixed chambers in Serbia, and we believe those relationships will reach an even higher level now, following the constituting of the Council of Mixed Chambers. We have recognized the importance of the Council and the possibilities it offers, and are on our way to becoming one of its members. It is important to have that kind of platform, as a direct way to discuss with representatives of ministries, the tax administration etc., all of the important issues that our members face in their day-to-day business. This will, we believe, accelerate important structural reforms in Serbia and improve the business climate in this region.
Mr. Goran Obradović for CorD Magazine