Another successful completion of the LEADER Project Serbia was held on Friday, May 24th. This was the eight edition of the educational program “LEADER Project Serbia” in partnership with Ivey Business School at Western University, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia, Embassy of Canada to Serbia, and valuable sponsoring members and valuable sponsoring members Teknoxgroup Srbija, Contango Rudnik, DPM Avala, Apatinska pivara, Schneider Electric, Innomotics, Cargo-partner, Walk Legal, Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners, DIVISION Visual Solutions, Apollo Plus and our partners NALED, ICT Hub and eKapija! 

During two weeks of teaching, our amazing Canadian instructors Diana Piquette, Jonathan Soriano, Nicole Di Carlo, Miren Vijayaranjan and Sophie Fiala shared with the participants the best-case study method of teaching by analyzing a defined problem consisting in a real situation and using real information as methodological tool.

The final day amassed near 40 young professionals who proudly completed the Project and skillfully presented their brilliant business ideas in such outstanding business manner, eager to show the judges, instructors, and moreover to themselves, what they have learned from this intensive mini-MBA program!

The business pitches during the final day were astonishing, which gave the judges a very hard time deciding on the best idea. After a long deliberation the jury, consisting of the Canadian LEADER instructors, Mr. Nebojša Vraneš and Ms.Teodora Križanić in front of Serbian Chamber of Commerce, presented the winners:

First place: Granola Factory – Miloš Stanković i Mina Radin

Second place: Workić – Jovana Čurović i Smiljana Jovanović

Third place: Farmbooker – Vladimir Ličanin and Dumbbe – Mihajlo Kovačević

CANSEE Canadian Serbian Business Association would like to congratulate all the participants and instructors for the completion of the project and thank its sponsors, members, and partners for yet another successful LEADER Project Serbia!