Orbico d.o.o. participates in a truly innovative project in the field of logistics and education of young people. Top logistics companies from the private sector that have the most experience of the logistics and the Faculty of transport and traffic sciences have achieved cooperation in developing occupational standards that include competencies and knowledge needed in the market today and in the future.
On the 15th of May 2019, a partnership agreement was signed regarding the three-year project named ProLog, between the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences of University of Zagreb, the Faculty of Maritime Studies of University of Rijeka, University North, Orbico and Ericsson Nikola Tesla. The aim of the project is to develop high education standards, qualification standards and study programs on the basis of the Croatian Qualifications Framework in the field of Transport and Logistics.
Orbico, as part of the ProLog Project, participates as a private sector partner in the active drafting of standards of occupation and standards of qualifications of the study program in the field of logistics. In this way, with the help of defining competencies and knowledge, Orbico will help ensure high-quality studies for future generations, prepare young people for the labor market, create outstanding professionals experts as Masters of Logistics and Bachelors of logistics.
Students will thus have the opportunity to attend study programs that are in line with labor market requirements, enabling them to actively participate as profiled experts in strengthening the Croatian economy.
Professor Tomislav Josip Mlinarić, Dean of the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, emphasized the important role of faculty in making changes to the education system, and the goal of this project is to adapt educational programs to the needs of the market. He considers the inclusion of the most powerful Croatian companies in transport solutions and logistics in ProLog Project a guarantee of the success of this project.
On behalf of Orbico, the partnership agreement was signed by the company’s GM, Mario Matić.
The project is based of the funds of the European Social Fund (ESF) Operational Programme Effective Human Resources 2014-2020.