Coordinating Meeting for EU Tempus Project
“Training Centre for Actuaries and Financial Analysts”
  6-11 March, 2006

The second coordination meeting within the framework of the Tempus project IB-2504-2004 was carried out during 6-11.03.2006 in Kyiv on the base of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University. Project Coordinator, Project Administrator, the dean of the Mathematical Faculty, contact persons from Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, State Commission for Regulation of Financial Services Markets in Ukraine, Society of Actuaries of Ukraine, representatives of Ukrainian consortium members took part in this event. The agenda of the Coordinating meeting included the reports:

•  Basic conception of actuaries training /retraining. First steps in organizing of the Training Center for actuaries and financial analysts (prof. Yulia Mishura, contact person from Kyiv University ).

•  Results of implementation the project activities during IX.2005-II.2006 (doctor Nadiia Zinchenko, Kyiv University ).

•  The Programme of pilot training courses ( Olexandr Borisenko, Kyiv University ).

•  The role of State Commission for Regulation of Financial Services Markets in Ukraine in the project activities (Vera Butova, State Commission).

•  The tasks of Society of Actuaries of Ukraine in establishing contacts between academicians and insurance institution (Yurii Ivanko, chairman of board).

•  Creating the Project and Training Centre web-site ( Olenko, Kyiv University ).

•  Information about Tempus representatives meeting in Brussels in January 2006 (Evelina Silvestrova, Nadiia Zinchenko).

•  Main features of Project financing, management and financial reporting (project administrator Evelina Silvestrova, Mälardalen University ).

•  General evaluation of the Project activities since the start (Project Coordinator, prof. Dmitrii Silvestrov, Mälardalen University).

The dean of the Mathematical Faculty prof. Igor Parasyuk informed about the support in organizing the Training Centre provided by the faculty authorities.

Also the participants of the Meeting discussed the plan of activities on the second half of the first project year, formed the Organizing Committee of the International Summer School “Insurance and Finance: Science, Practice and Education”, approved its Programme, create the plan of dissemination and advertisement actions, approved the list of candidates for the mobility.

The activities connected with Coordinating meeting were completed by the actions within framework of the control and teaching mission carried out by Project Coordinator and Administrator. For instance, Project Coordinator prof. Dmitrii Silvestrov delivered lectures for BA, MA, PhD students, teachers and researchers of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University and University Kyiv-Mohula Academy. The topics of the lectures: European and Swedish system of actuarial education. Perspectives and Programme of the training courses of or Ukrainian actuaries and financial analysts.