BSEU rector Vyacheslav Shutilin held a working meeting with representatives of the official partner of the vendor Qlik Tech in Belarus. As the result of the meeting university and A2 Consulting LLC, which is a resident of the High-Tech Park, signed a cooperation agreement.
A2 Consulting LLC specializes in the implementation of business intelligence systems (BI – Business intelligence), the provision of predictive analytics services and the creation of data warehouses. The company is an official partner of the vendor Qlik Tech in Belarus.
This year, a branch of the Department of Economic Informatics of BSEU was created on the basis of the company. Within the framework of cooperation between the Belarusian State Economic University and A2 Consulting LLC, classes for students will be held at the university and at the A2 Consulting training center. The main competitive advantages of such trainings are the acquisition of practical skills by students, their participation in real projects of implementing business intelligence systems, creating data warehouses, and developing analytical applications. Classes will be taught by highly qualified university teachers and highly professional employees of the company.
In 2020 A2 Consulting LLC will open a laboratory in one of the computer classes of the Belarusian State Economic University and provide access to licensed software for business analytics – the Qlik platform. According to the Gartner rating, the Qlik platform is in the TOP 5 of the leading BI platforms along with Power BI, Tableau, SAS, SAP.
The ability to analyze big data in the Qlik software environment will increase the competitiveness of BSEU students on the labor market. The demand for graduates with IT skills in most economic specialties is growing rapidly. The number of organizations in Belarus that create unified repositories and use BI platforms from leading world manufacturers to analyze big data is growing rapidly. It’s a global and European trend.
Today, rabota.tut.by has more than 20 vacancies with Qlik skills and more than 170 vacancies requiring skills in other leading BI platforms.
Currently, more than 100 companies from various sectors of the belarusian economy are building data analysis based on the Qlik platform. Retail chains are one of them: Euroopt, GIPPO, Sosedi, Vitalyur, 5 element, OMA, Ziko, Green, banks: BPS-bank, Idea-bank, factories: Belorusneft, Krynica, Milavitsa, Crystal, Conte, Caparol.
left to right – Kristina Kraenkova, Maxim Sedun (BSEU Vice-Rector), Evgeny Tkachenok, Alexander Gonchar
Vyacheslav Shutilin, BSEU Rector
left to right – Evgeny Tkachenok and Alexander Gonchar (founders of A2 Consulting)
Meeting of the company A2 Consulting delegation with the rector of BSEU (December 18, 2019)