NATAŠA PAPIĆ-BLAGOJEVIĆ, Phd
Nataša Papić-Blagojević, PhD is a professor of applied studies and the deputy director for education at Novi Sad School of Business, Serbia. Her occupational field is economic statistics and the application of statistical methods in economic research. Her position, as a deputy director, includes organizing and monitoring the implementation of all academic activities, managing student affairs and monitoring the implementation of quality standards in the teaching process. In addition, she actively participates in the organization of practical trainings for students in the companies that are signatories of the cooperation agreements with Novi Sad School of Business. As a member of NSSB Commission for Accreditation since 2012 and a president since 2016 she participated in designing and developing curricula for different study programmes and also prepared materials according to accreditation standards. During 2013 and 2014, as a deputy director for international cooperation, she organized and guided student exchange programs in Krakow University, Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski in Poland. In May 2013 she organized the seminar in Novi Sad School of Business titled “Cross-Cultural Management” with the lecturer professor Wei Zhang from Business School, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China. Also, she was a member of the Organizational Board of International Scientific and Expert Conference “Economic Development and Competitiveness of European Countries Achievements – Challenges – Opportunities” that was held in Novi Sad Business School in October 2018. In this year, 2019, as a part of Erasmus+ mobility programme she will be a visiting lecturer at College of Management in Tourism and Informatics in Virovitica, Croatia. She has fourteen years of experience in lecturing on undergraduate and master study programmes in courses: Business Statistics, Financial Mathematics, Actuarial Mathematics and Applied Statistics in Business. Her research experience is presented through writing scientific papers in the fields of statistics and higher education published in journals, monographs and conference proceedings. She is a manager of NSSB team in the Erasmus+ Pro-VET project (Professional Development of Vocational Education Teachers’ with European Practices) funded by EACEA and she participated as a researcher in the Tempus project from 2013 until 2014 (Modernization and Harmonization of Tourism Study Programs in Serbia). Also, she is a leader of the project financed by the Provincial Secretariat for Higher Education and Scientific Research “Analysis of the Quality and Efficiency of the Teaching Process in Higher Vocational Schools in the territory of AP Vojvodina” and in 2017 she participated as a researcher in the project “Entrepreneurial Potential of Students of Higher Vocational Schools in the territory of AP Vojvodina” also funded by the Provincial Secretariat. She is a member of Statistical Society of Republic of Serbia.