FEAS participated at the Model Economic Forum in Istanbul

March 1st, 2013

FEAS participated at the Model Economic Forum in Istanbul

FEAS participated at the Model Economic Forum in Istanbul

 

Sharing our experience

A group of 13 staff members and students of Banking & Finance and Business Administration departments of Epoka University participated at the Model Economic Forum in Istanbul held on March 1 – 3, among whom the Vice Dean of Students, Mrs. Jale Asan, Mr. Esmir Demaj, Ms. Erinda Imeraj, Ms. Sonila Gruda and students Ms. Arselda Gjura, Ms. Evestena Binaj, Mr. Ardit Dobrovoda, Mr.  Enis Hasimi, Ms. Jonida Balliu, Ms. Jonada Tafa, Ms. Franceska Beqiri, Ms. Xhensila Beka, Ms. Denada Rada. The Model Economic Forum took place in the heart of Istanbul, Grand Cevahir Hotel and Convention Center with about 260 participants from more than 26 countries from all over the world.

 

The model was well organized, in the Gala dinner held in first day the forum was greeted by personalities like the Vice Prime Minister of Turkey Mr. Ali Babacan, the Istanbul Governor Mr. Huseyin Avni Mutlu, the Head of Istanbul Stock Exchange Mr. Ibrahim Turhan, the ITU Rector Prof. Dr. Mehmet Karaca and many others. The second and the third day were much intensive with 9 sessions and 9 workshops, were 4 representatives from Epoka University were among the speakers. Among the topics presented by Epoka University representatives are “The Role of Market Orientation on Firm Innovativeness in Telecommunication Sector; Case of Albania “ presented by Mr. Dobrovoda, “ Challenges of Women Entrepreneurs in Albania”, presented by Ms. Gruda, “ Financial Crises in Albania”, presented by Mr. Hasimi and “ Customer Loyalty” presented by Ms. Gjura. The Epoka representatives were registered in all 9 workshops and the bright debates they made was highlighted by the forum organizers, furthermore it has to be stressed out that the ideas they presented in their respective workshops in the vast majority of the cases were accepted as the workshop formal position or declaration.

 

This Forum was a very good opportunity for all the participants; each having the chance to get connections with other students, professors and important personalities in Turkey during these days. Epoka University was very well represented during this forum and many personalities were invited to come and visit our university during the proceeding events. Model Economic Forum is the platform of young students including graduates and undergraduates from all over the world to come together and have their say about the issues of their generation. It is the FIRST in its field, UNIVERSAL and YOUTH oriented.