PRESENTATION OF "MANAGEMENT OF COLLECTIVE INVESTMENT SYSTEMS" EDUCATION PROGRAM AND OPEN LESSON IN ASUE
A presentation of “Management of collective investment systems” Master education program took place in Armenian State University of Economics today, October 12, which was attended by Artem Asatryan, the Minister of the RA Labour and Social Affairs, Artak Ghazaryan, the Director of Awareness Center of Pension System, Garik Hayrapetyan, the representative of UNO Population Fund, Tadeos Avetisyan, the Head of the Departmnet of Labor and Employment of the RA Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.
It was an unique presentation of a new Master program, which has been introduced in the Chair of "Financial markets and institutions" of ASUE Department of Finance in the result of the signed Memorandum between the RA Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and Armenian State University of Economics last year .
Welcoming the guests and the started joint activity, ASUE Rector Koryun Atoyan said: "The competition in education market has reached to a enormous dimensions today. We won't have future if we don't have a new qualitative education today. The employer can only give an assessment to the quality of our education. That's why we won't have qualitative result without a cooperation with the employers". The Rector mentioned that the University didn't implement the employer's order but implemeted joint education plans, developmnet of programs, organization of joint educational processes and manufacturing practices, exams, up to the joint protection of graduation thesis, "both the University and employer win".
Artem Asatryan thanked the initiators of the cooperation. "We have a problem: our Universities, educational institutes should prepare specialists, who are competetive in labor market and satisfy today's demands", said Artem Asatryan, mentioning that the success of invested pension difficult system in the Republic depanded on professional skills of young specialists of a new generation. Then in the framework of open class the Minister presented the ways of effecive investment of pension system, the mechanisms of formation and development of reforms.
Artak Ghazaryan, the Director of Awareness Center of Pension System, mentioned in his speech that due to the invested education program the system would be provided with qualified specialists of pension sector, who would have a great request in labor market and would have new thinking, new psychology, new knowledge appropriate to spirit of reform.
Tadeos Avetisyan, the Head of the Departmnet of Labor and Employment, specified those target directions which would support the implementation of “Management of collective investment systems” specialty. Tadeos Avetisyan presented that trainings of lecturers and students, having high progress, would be spent in abroad, seminar competitions would be spent in each semester, the education conditions would be improved, an elecrtonic librery would be created, a special courses of Civil Service would be spent with appropriate certificates.
Note, that 33 applicants have entered with “Management of collective investment systems” specialty. In general, ASUE has implemented 8 Master educational programs with 6 offices, having a goal to prepare specialists with new programs, new approach and at the same time to solve the problem of work.
ASUE Media and Public relations Division