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Establishing Modern Master-level Studies in Information Systems

a.Kick-off meeting in Lyon

The EU-funded ERASMUS+ project “MASTIS – Establishing Modern Master-level Studies in Information Systems” officially started in February 2016 with a kick-off meeting in Lyon. All 18 involved universities presented themselves and their internationalization strategies to the other project partners. Apart from organizational and content-related discussions, we had enough time to get to know each other, think about possible future collaborations and last but not least enjoy the beautiful city of Lyon.

Details of the project MASTIS see http://mastis.pro

b. Workshop in Kharkiv – monitoring mission to Erasmus+ CBHE project – MASTIS

April 12, 2016 at the Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics,  Ukraine

a meeting of project teams Ukrainian universities of the Consortium project MASTIS was held. The project MASTIS «Establishing Modern Master-level Studies in Information Systems” is an international educational project funded by the European Union within the program ERASMUS +.

At meeting on April 12 attended by representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, National ERASMUS + office, students, business representatives, project coordinator MASTIS professor at the University of Lyon 2 (France) Jean-Hugues Shosha and Professor Julien Velsan, representatives of Ukrainian universities: KHNUE, NTUU “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”, NU “Lviv Polytechnic”, Vinnytsia National Technical University, Kherson state University, NTU ‘Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute’.

During the meeting, representatives of the National ERASMUS + office monitored the project in the Ukrainian part of the consortium, found “bottlenecks” and provided recommendations for their effective work of the project team.

At the meeting was discussed the profile of Master of Information Systems, reviewed the curricula of training masters of IP at universities partner planned project activities.

Details of the project MASTIS see http://mastis.pro

c. Workshops for Partner Country Methodologist

 From 7 to 9 June 2016 the first LUISS MASTIS project workshop was held that involved the participation of the LUISS Business School as a key role among the European partners. The workshop is part of the activities of the first work package of the project and is focused on the identification of existing educational pathways and approaches adopted for training on the information systems in the different countries represented in the project. Representatives from universities and professional associations of France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, Slovenia, Ukraine and Montenegro, have worked for three days at viale Romania campus, alternating with moments of networking sessions and interactive sessions. The debate between the project partners focused on the requirements for the design of information systems and Master level courses were discussed topics ranging from skills to teaching methods, through the Exchange and sharing of experiences on existing practices and training needs in the various countries. The project partners were compared on different orientations that characterize the paths in this field of study. In particular the Ukrainian partners and Eastern Europe have shown a greater orientation to the topics of computer science, while European partners emphasized the multidisciplinary character of subjects typical of a managerial approach.

                   Details of the project MASTIS see http://mastis.pro

d. Workshop for Partner Country “Innovation in education strategies and teaching practices in IS”.

October 3, 2016 to October 7, 2016 in the city. Kaunas (Lithuania) held a meeting of the project MASTIS – “Establishing Modern Master-level Studies in Information Systems”. The main objective of this workshop is to follow up the project implementation activities in the area of innovation in education strategies and teaching practices in IS. Representatives of six Ukrainian universities (Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics, National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”, National University “Lviv Polytechnic”, Vinnytsia National Technical University, Kherson State University, National Technical University ‘Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute’) and the European partners discussed a study that was conducted by project partners to identify future competencies of masters in information systems (IS). The main problem of the workshop was discussion of WorkPackage 1. «Requements Analysis. Results and discussions». Participants in the project organized survey of over 40 companies in Ukraine on forming the profile of IS master.

Details of the project MASTIS see http://mastis.pro

e. Workshop for Partner Country

14th -17th February 2017 at the Lulea University of Technology LTU (Sweden) the working meeting of partners, devoted to the development of master’s program in information systems, improvement of the education quality and the new teaching techniques in teaching and learning was held. Representatives of Kharkiv National University of Economics – National Coordinator, National Polytechnic University “KPI”, Lviv National Polytechnic University, Vinnitsa National Polytechnic University, National Polytechnic University “KPI”, Kherson State University) and partners from Montenegro took place within the international project ERASMUS + MASTIS “Establishing Modern Master-level Studies in Information Systems”.  The EU countries should share their knowledge on Information Systems, how organizations use information technology, and thus contribute to a positive development of the subject in Ukraine and Montenegro. The objective is also to create a common European curriculum for Master Programmes in Information Systems.

During the previous period, lecturers of Ukrainian universities and Montenegro together with representatives of IT companies and IT departments studied the professional standards, recommendations of professional associations in forming the list of competences. Discussions and debates were focused on the requirements for competency profile of Master’s training, courses that ensure to get learning outcomes and problems of current practices and necessity in IT professionals training in different countries.

Details of the project MASTIS see http://mastis.pro