Comping Awards New Scholarships to Excellent Students and Presents Its Academy

03/21/2018

Mario Babić, Robert Jurak, Tomislav Milanović and Armando Šobot have become new stipendists of Comping, one of Croatia’s top ICT companies in the past three decades. 

The scholarship-award ceremony marked the end of the competition of some fifty excellent and motivated undergraduate and graduate students of the STEM disciplines (computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mathematics, physics or information technology) averaging 4.0 (“B”) or higher grades.  

Mario Babić, a full-time student of the fourth year of the graduate studies of Computer Science at the Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Armando Šobot, a full-time student of the fourth year of the graduate studies of Electrical Engineering at the same Faculty, and Tomislav Milanović, a full-time student of the fourth year of the graduate studies of Computer Science at the Rijeka Faculty of Engineering, will be receiving a monthly scholarship in the amount of HRK3,000.00. Robert Jurak, a full-time student of the fifth year of the graduate studies of Applied Computer Engineering at the Algebra University College in Zagreb, will be receiving a monthly scholarship in the amount of HRK4,000.00. Like last year, all of them will receive the scholarship until they complete their studies, provided they fulfill the contractual obligations. Comping’s CEO Alojzije Jukić presented the scholarships to the winning entrants.

This is the second time Comping has awarded scholarships to excellent students. At the ceremony, the last year’s winners – now Comping scholars – have congratulated their successors. In addition to the financial support, the winners have become part of Comping’s team. As such, they will have an opportunity to learn what is it like to work for a company the operation of which is based on the state-of-the-art technologies and the latest global trends. Top-quality mentors will be supervising the students all the time, organizing special lectures for them and helping them with their degree reports. The students will also be involved in Comping’s projects and will have an opportunity to use technologies like Internet of Things, Cloud, Big Data, CRM, Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, Open Source Technologies etc.

Manifesting its awareness that learning is a lifelong process and that only continued investment in education and training of employees can ensure the company’s results, Comping presented its Academy today. It is an integrated educational and development program intended for train the company’s employees for smooth takeover of key expert positions and managerial positions. 

This year’s students of the Academy – its first generation – attend one of the two programs available: Virtus – a development program for managers who already have certain responsibility for human resources or whose role in the company requires a high level of coordination and resource management; and Propero – a program for experts, intended for those with visible development potential, whose expert role in the company has relevant impact on business results and customer relations. Both programs are two-year programs, each year consisting of five modules.