AmCham Macedonia Summer 2016 (issue 50) - Page 33

Summer 2016 / Issue 50 AMCHAM NEWS & EVENTS PWC Academy Presentation O n May 31st a number of member representatives in HR and training roles joined us for a M2M learning session featuring a presentation of PWC Academy programs by Aleksandra Kuzmanovska, Manager, Audit & Assurance at PricewaterhouseCoopers. The group heard a brief overview of the PwC Training Academy program; mini MBA Program; the Certificate in Human resource Management (CIPD); and their Soft Skills Program. Ms. Kuzmanovska explained the programs were currently being offered in Belgrade, however, they were planning to begin offering them in Skopje later this year. The group openly discussed their organizations’ training needs, the current offer on the local market, as well as the importance of being able to show a tangible return on investment for all training costs. M2M Info Session – An introduction to Plati Brzo with Timur Shomansurov, General Manager A t this session, a number of members from the financial services industry had a chance to learn more about Plati Brzo’s innovative payment solution, PayNet, and how it meets a clear need due to cash usage trends in Macedonia. The group also discussed the country’s new Payment Services Law and its likely impact on the industry. AMCHAM MAGAZINE 33