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First free Apple Authorized Training Center for students is open in Ukraine

17.05.2010

May 13, 2010, the first in Ukraine free Apple Authorized Training Center for Education (AATCe) started working at the National Aviation University (NAU), with support of ERC VAD Apple. Mainstream Communication & Consulting conducted official ceremony of the opening and provided PR-support to the event.

Now students of the NAU department of management technologies can acquire skills for work with Apple technologies quickly and effectively. This knowledge will enable them to respond adequately and promptly to changes in working conditions, as well as to realize their practical skills in line with graduates of specialized courses. Professional project managers are prepared using the Apple platform, which is a unique experience not only for Ukraine, but also for higher educational institutions in Eastern and Central Europe.

Main directions of AATCe development:

— learning at Apple authorized courses;

— preparation of specialists in the sphere of management technologies;

— distribution of Apple educational technologies among NAU students and academic staff;

— facilitation of obtained experience in other higher educational institutions of Ukraine.

«Owing to Apple technologies we got an opportunity to improve our skills of working in project teams and to conduct professional trainings using software products, which run under different operational systems. The use of Apple products also enables us to apply such important elements of XXI-century education as distance learning,» said the head of management technologies’ department, PhD in technical Sciences, associated professor, certified project manager (Level B IPMA) Vasiliy Dmitrievich Shpilevoy.