19th-26th of September, 10 students and 2 lecturers from Polessky State University (Pinsk, Belarus) visited Faculty of Economic, where together with VIKO students participated in the international business and finance study week. This visit was organized according to the agreement of cooperation between Vilniaus kolegija/UAS and Polessky State University.
During this study week a series of joint seminars were organized: Interactive Teaching Methods, Insurance Products, Statistical Processing of Questionnaire Data, Corporate Social Responsibility, Foreign Trade Structure Analysis, Monetary Policy in Belarus, State Banking Sector in Belarus. Students took part in practical psychological training, get acquainted with two practical training firms “VIKO Bank” and “VIKO Drauda”, located in the Faculty. At the end of the week they prepared and presented final projects.
Besides the academic activities at VIKO, guests visited “Swedbank”, “Bank of Siauliai”, Money Museum, other famous places in Vilnius and around: Architectural Ensemble of Vilnius University, UNESCO heritage place – Vilnius Old Town, historical capitals of Lithuania – Trakai and Kernavė, etc. They also had joint folk evening with VIKO folk group “Želmuo”.
This international study week is a continuing project – it started in Spring 2015 with VIKO students visit Belarus; similar exchanges will be organized in 2016.