From the academic year 2017/2018 the Curriculum of the first cycle of studies of the study program Economics and Business Management includes a professional practice. Students will attend the professional practice in an enterprise or other institution on the basis of a bilateral agreement between the Faculty of Economics through the Office of Professional Practice and companies or institutions, ie the organizers of professional practice. Professional practice will last 13 working days per semester (13 weeks out of a total of 15 weeks; two weeks are devoted to written colloquia, ie a total of 26 working days during the academic year). In the professional practice, a student will have a mentor from the institution where the professional practice is conducted, and the mentor will keep a diary. Professional practice will hold 2 ECTS credits per semester. For the purpose of monitoring the student practice, each student has a teacher-mentor who reviews the diary of practice and makes a decision on whether the practice has been successfully completed or not.

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The agreement on practice is signed between the Faculty of Economics the University of Banja Luka, student and employer, where the learning outcomes that are to be achieved are specified. There should be clear procedures for evaluating learning outcomes and awarding ECTS credits, which will be included in the final paper of students. The roles of the signatories in the process of specifying, achieving and evaluating learning outcomes must be clear. It is an opportunity for learning in working conditions and strengthening professional competences (professional development). The actual tasks performed at the workplace should be complementary to the content studied in the study program. The purpose of the professional practice is:
- learning about specific models and techniques of work,
- improvement of working skills required at the workplace,
- development of new skills that facilitate employment such as team work, technology use and problem solving,
- the opportunity to acquire skills gradually, from simple to complex,
- assessment in real conditions,
- forming an opinion on the relevance of the content of the program for the workplace,
- providing a documentary basis for the final paper.

After completing the practice, the student prepares a report on the practice, and the knowledge acquired during the practice, as a rule, but not binding, is described in the empirical research part of the final paper. ECTS credits are awarded after appropriate check and assessment and achieved outcomes by the teacher-mentor

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Call to companies and institutions for admitting students to the professional practice

From the academic year 2017/2018 the Faculty of Economics, University of Banja Luka, within the Curriculum for the 1st cycle of studies of the study program Economics and Business Management, introduces obligatory professional practice. Students are required to do the professional practice during their fourth year of study. Students will attend the professional practice in an enterprise or other institution on the basis of a bilateral agreement between the Faculty of Economics, University of Banja Luka and a company / institution that organizes the practice. We invite interested companies and institutions that are ready to organize professional practice, to contact the Office for practical teaching on the phone number 051 430 035. For more information on how to organize the practice, read the Instructions for students on professional practice.

Published 28.09.2017 at 08:35

Call to students to practice Economics

UNIQA is a leading insurance company in Austria and one of the leading groups in Central and Eastern Europe, which successfully operates in 19 European countries. With about 22,000 associates who care about over 10 million satisfied clients, UNIQA is among the most dynamic insurance groups.
At UNIQA Insurance, we provide security to a large number of clients on a daily basis. We provide the future with continuous development and the application of modern ways of organization and work, and we pay great attention to the education and training of young people, and provide students with the opportunity to practice.
If you are:
- a student in the final year of study
- interested in acquiring practical knowledge in the field of insurance
- proactive, ambitious and motivated
send your CV to an email address: human.resources@uniqa.ba
All students who attend a one-month practice will receive certificates of completed practice, and the most successful students will have the opportunity to start working for the company.

Published 28.09.2017 at 06:52

Instructions for the students in the 4th year of studies on attending Professional Practice

From the academic year 2017/2018 the Faculty of Economics, University of Banja Luka, within the Curriculum for the 1st cycle of studies of the study program Economics and Business Management, organizes the Professional Practice. Instructions for attending the practice can be downloaded here.

Published 26.09.2017 at 12:32