Nova Iskra nominated for the annual SAM Award
At the end of the first year of existence of the design incubator Nova Iskra, we are proud to be nominated for the Annual Award of the Serbian Association of Managers.
The Annual SAM Award has the aim of developing the business surrounding for managers, further professionalization of the managerial practice and affirmation of those companies, managers and education facilities that advocate for better employment conditions, and a better life of the country and its citizens. This year, the focus of the awards is on the managers who will evaluate each other, as well as institutions (undergraduate studies, MBA programs and alike), and choose the ones which in their opinion are contributing to creating and profiling hi-quality managers.
Nova Iskra is nominated in the special category initiated by the Section of Young Leaders of SAM (SAMPLE) - The Sample of Leadership Exellence – together with another organization and two distinguished individuals. Alongside Nova Iskra, they are:
- AIESEC, platform for youth which enables them to realize their personal potentials, at the same time solving problems that occur due to a lack of practical knowledge of students, proactivity, entrepreneurial spirit and continual education
- Vesna Damjanović, mentor of students at FOS in Belgrade, who have won the Sveti Sava Awards in 2013, and the director of the first world's competition in solving case studies - Belgrade Business International Case Competition 2013.
- Ichak Adizes, successful career spanning four decades. His books Managing life cycles of organizations and Styles of good leadership have left a significant mark on numerous generations of University of Belgrade
The awards will be also given in the following categories - Best Employer, Best Employer among SMEs, Best Manager, Best Young Manager, Best Institution for Professional Development, Regional Project of the Year, and in the new categroy, Best Economic Journalist.
The gala evening is scheduled for Monday, December 16th 2013.