Projects Presentation of the Participants of the Executive Education Program of Lviv City Council 2016

On Friday, December, 23, the School of Public Management UCU held a presentation of projects by participants of the Executive Education Program of Lviv City Council 2016.

The Presentation was attended by Lviv City Mayor Andriy Sadovyi, ex-director of the Polish Institute of International Relations Marcin Zaborowski,  and the founder of the School of Public Management of the UCU Pavlo Sheremeta.

According to Pavlo Sheremeta, the best ever completion of the year are the final presentations of the teams of Lviv City Council on the implemented strategic breakthrough projects summarizing the Executive Education Program of the School of Public Management of the UCU.

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Seven executive teams presented the results of the six months long training. Those were the seven project resulting from joint efforts of the School of Public Management of the UCU, as a think tank, and Lviv City Council, as local government.

img_53861img_55071img_55221img_56631Next follow the projects that would help Lviv develop as a start-up city, meet the needs of community and increase the quality of life:

– Public Budget of Lviv;

– Revitalization of  Stryiskyi Park;

– Center for Services to Warfare Participants;

– Education: Inte
ractive Lessons as a Change of Teaching Methods in Schools;

– Transportation System of the City: Managing the Public Transport Stops;

– Innoteca. Transforming Libraries into Centers of Community Activism;

– Housing Management: Business Model of the Municipal Managing Company and the Standards of Operational Practices.

img_53041img_57481img_52981img_57411During the event, there was also a presentation of the book ‘Start-up City’, on the role of authorities in the development of entrepreneurial ecosystem on the basis of Amsterdam experience.

The book was presented by Iryna Ozymok, coordinator of local economic development program of Western NIS Enterprise Fund and Roman Zinchenko, head of the ‘Greencubator’ NGO.

The discussion was skype-joined by one of the authors of the book Ruben Nieuwenhuis who said he hoped the experience and success stories of Ukrainian cities in developing start-up ecosystems would create a new chapter for further StartupCity editions.

The School of Public Management would like to express their gratitude to everyone engaged for their joint efforts – to the team of instructors teaching on the program; to the program participants, and the city mayor of Lviv Andriy Sadovyi. Special gratitude extends to Yuliya Tkachenko, coordinator of the cooperation between Lviv City Council and the School of Public Management of the UCU.

We cannot expect to change things overnight, but each implemented project contributes to the change every day!

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