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Bachelor programs

IT Expert

Educational programs modernization at Lviv universities

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ABOUT THE PROJECT

IT Expert is one of the most important educational initiatives of Lviv IT Cluster. We create and modernize innovational bachelor tech programs through cooperation between Lviv IT companies and universities.  Every program created with the support of Lviv IT Cluster is developed by tech companies experts and university professors. 

pROJECT PURPOSE

To create and develop a harmonious ecosystem of educational institutions, government and business, which will contribute to the modern training of specialists for the tech industry of the city, country and region.

PROJECT GOALS

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To improve tech education in Lviv

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To provide expert support for universities of Lviv

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To train highly qualified IT specialists who do not need further education after their employment

MENTORS SUPPORT PROGRAM


The program aims
to combine the interests and needs of all stakeholders to develop and increase the community of mentors who are ready to work on the development of IT education in Lviv.

Our goal is to create a sustainable mentoring program that:

  • will interest professionals to join as external mentoring
  • promote mentoring as a key stage of employee development
  • promote the development of the mentoring community in the Lviv IT Cluster

The program’s activities and support will include two key processes: support for mentors from the Lviv IT Cluster and also from IT companies that will join the program.

ADVANTAGES OF JOINING THE PROGRAM FROM LVIV IT CLUSTER:

  1. recognition as a Mentor:
    – certificates from Lviv IT Cluster
    – joining our promotional activities (for article on the website or in the magazine ITID Lviv)
  2. photos of the mentor at the curriculum website and on the Lviv IT Cluster website
  3. ticket to the IT Arena conference
  4. branded hoodie “IT Cluster Mentors”
  5. participation in the Mentors Community

Mentors Community – is an informal community of IT specialists who join the mentoring of students in the training programs of the Lviv IT Cluster. Each participant can be both a mentor and a student as this community is designed to facilitate the exchange of mentoring experiences, the development of personal skills and the promotion of networking between like-minded people.

Mentors Community participants will receive:

  1. Workshops for mentors: on soft skills development; on work with mentees (in particular with students); on request
  2. Concierge service for a mentor from the Lviv IT Cluster team (for all issues related to the learning process)
  3. Networking and support from mentors

ADVANTAGES OF JOINING THE PROGRAM FROM IT COMPANIES

Each company describes the benefits independently.
We recommend that companies include mentoring students in our curriculum as part of the mentor’s career matrix.

Companies already joined the program:

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Labs

Over the years, Lviv IT Cluster and the supporting IT companies have been actively working on the construction of innovational student labs.

1. Internet of things lab in NULP

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Companies that contributed the most are PLVision, SoftServe, Ciklum та Cypress. Other sponsors are Eleks, Sombra, KindGeek, Vakoms, V.I.Tech, Lohika, GlobalLogic, IntelliasN-iX, Conscensia, Perfectial, Vector Software.

2. Infopulse Data Science & Machine Learning Lab in Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

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Created with the financial support of Infopulse for Data Science & Intelligent Systems students.

3. “Projecting and constructing IoT lab” in NULP

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General partners are Sigma Software and SoftServe, exclusive partner PLVision, gold parners Intellias, Perfectial, Conscensia, and silver partner Vakoms.

Besides, Lviv IT Cluster is currently working on  Smart Solutions & ІоТ lab in Ivan Franko National University of Lviv supported by Intellias, N-iX , Vakoms.

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