We have enabled the members of the LINK edu Alliance to obtain the prestigious Cambridge Assessment International Education qualifications.
These qualifications are intended for those who wish to advance their career and education level. They increase your employability and certify the highest level of professional competencies. The certificates cover numerous areas including ICT, business and management. They are adapted to different requirements including knowledge levels, age groups, education and experience.
As a Cambridge International School, LINK edu Alliance’s founder, LINKgroup, has been accredited for IGCSE, A Level and Cambridge Professional Development Qualifications programs.
We have enabled the members of the LINK edu Alliance to obtain the prestigious Cambridge Assessment International Education qualifications.
The vitality of our partnership with Microsoft and our status as a Microsoft Partner confirm the highest level of knowledge and expertise in work with Microsoft technologies and the close business relationship with Microsoft.
Microsoft Partner Program is intended for IT companies who offer a wide selection of Microsoft-based services and solutions (consulting, development, maintenance, support, training, software packages, hosting, etc.). Being a part of this program is a valid proof of skills and technical knowledge necessary for the application of Microsoft-based solutions. It is also the recognition of LINK edu Alliance’s determination to be in step with the latest technologies.
Thanks to a successful cooperation with Cambridge Assessment English, the LINK edu Alliance has become a registered Cambridge English exam center. Internationally recognized qualifications and certificates obtained after taking Cambridge English exams will help you enroll at university or find the right job.
Through its founder, LINKgroup, the LINK edu Alliance has become an authorized Adobe Training Center, meaning that instruction has been adjusted to the Adobe program, using the latest Adobe software packages. As a part of the LINK edu Alliance, you have the opportunity to acquire prestigious Adobe certificates, which serve as a confirmation of your expert skills in the use of one or more Adobe products.
Pearson VUE is one of the world’s largest test centers and an exclusive provider of official examinations for Adobe, Oracle, CompTIA, Cisco Systems, Zend Technologies and other companies, whose diplomas, certificates and licenses, as proof of competence of the highest order, have become a standard and a requirement of IT companies in 165 countries worldwide.
Owing to the cooperation between LINKgroup and Link-Assistant, SEO PowerSuite, one of the most esteemed software solutions in the SEO industry, will become available to the members of the LINK edu Alliance. The PRO license enables the users to use, free of charge and without limitations, the most advanced functionalities and acquire useful skills they will be able to apply immediately.
LEA’s educational institutions have the exclusive right to organize Google Academy training for acquiring the official Google AdWords and Google Analytics certificates.
As a member, you have free access to these training programs, where you acquire knowledge of the fundamentals and the advanced aspects of Google advertising tools, along with the unique possibility of certifying the acquired knowledge. Google certificates constitute a globally recognized accreditation designated for digital marketing experts and serve as official confirmation of knowledge of the latest online advertising and digital analytics techniques.
Chartered Management Institute is a prestigious international institute for professional certification of managers. Through years of experience and active promotion and development of management and leadership theory and practice, this institute has set very high educational standards.
Specialized skills and knowledge, with an emphasis on the development of personal and professional skills that are a defining feature of modern-day managers, as well as certification flexibility, render the Chartered Management Institute program unique.
As an official LCCI Approved Examination Center, through its founder LINKgroup, LINK edu Alliance offers its members the possibility of earning certificates in Business, Administration and IT, and Marketing and Customer Service.
From its creation in 1881, the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) recognized the need for improving commercial and technical secondary education. For over a century, LCCI has preserved its reputation as a prestigious, internationally recognized examination body; it currently has over 5,000 registered LCCI centers in over 100 countries worldwide. In December 2002, through the merger with GOAL, LCCI became a part of EDI, the world’s leading provider of professional qualifications and online testing.
The skills and knowledge guaranteed for by internationally recognized LCCI certificates are a necessity in today’s increasingly demanding commercial environment.
LINKgroup, the founder of the LINK edu Alliance, is the only Registered Training Center for IQN qualifications in Serbia. International Qualifications Network is one of the fastest-growing global organizations that provides international certification relevant for the business and finance sector. The mission of this UK institute consists in offering globally recognized and valued qualifications to businessmen and businesswomen who want to achieve exceptional success and results. IQN certificates are officially recognized and valued in more than 160 countries.
The Zend certificate constitutes an industry standard for PHP certification, which confirms excellent expertise in the field of PHP programming. Examination areas specified by a board of top independent PHP experts and worldwide community assure recognition and provide clear advantage to certified Zend PHP developers.
Certification valued by employers
Since examination for this certification is designed to test knowledge and competencies from a real business environment, Zend certification provides confirmation of technical achievements which employers use and value when making decisions regarding future engagement. It often happens that possessing the Zend PHP certification is decisive for the hiring of future senior PHP programmers.
Certification that meets accreditation standards
Developed by the Zend corporation in accordance with ANSI (American National Standards Institute) regulations, the Zend certification program has been designed to test the candidates’ knowledge levels without influence from technologies outside PHP. The test uses sets of questions that reflect real-life situations, including knowledge from many areas, from basic towards complex ones.
Through its founder, LINKgroup, the LINK educational Alliance became an accredited partner of the MikroTik company; based on this partnership, the students and partners receive an opportunity to acquire recognized certificates of knowledge and skills from the realm of RouterOS network management and configuration, considered necessary for all top IT experts.
LINKgroup, the founder of the LINK educational Alliance, partnered up with Oracle, the second largest software developing company. This has made ITAcademy the first and sole educational institution in Serbia to become an official Oracle WDP (Workforce Development Program) Partner.
With this collaboration, LINK edu Alliance’s members and partners have joined the best educational institutions around the world that meet the high standards of this company, and enabled their students to use numerous programs, attend original Oracle University courses, and prepare for prestigious international Oracle certificates.
Owing to the fact that LINKgroup, the founder of the LINK educational Alliance, is the first and only authorized Linux Professional Institute (LPI) training center in Serbia, Romania and Bosnia and Herzegovina, LEA members and students have stronger chances of achieving the highest level of success at LPIC exams, which constitute the highest and most relevant level of confirmation of knowledge and skills every IT professional ought to have regarding work with Linux operating systems.
Autodesk is a multinational software corporation, leader in 3D software for designing, engineering and creating digital content. LINKgroup’s LINK edu Alliance is an authorized Autodesk Training Center (Autodesk ATC), which means that it provides an opportunity for its members to apply Autodesk training principles, using their latest software packages. This allows LEA’s students and employees to acquire prestigious certificates that constitute a reliable validation of students’ skills and knowledge, and lead to more rapid professional advancement, increased productivity, and higher credibility.
In addition to being an authorized Autodesk Training Center, ITAcademy is an official Autodesk Authorized Academic Partner (Autodesk AAP) providing training, resources and certificates to lecturers, students and educational institutions.
Android ATC – Advanced Training Consultants is an organization that operates in IT education and certification on a global scale.
LINKgroup, the founder of the LINK edu Alliance, is the first and only authorized Android ATC training center in Serbia. Thanks to this partnership, LEA members can acquire prestigious knowledge directed at the modern market and receive some of increasingly in-demand certificates where programming for the Android operating system is concerned.
Through its founder, LINKgroup, LINK edu Alliance is one of 200 accredited centers of the acclaimed Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) from Great Britain, a prestigious international institute for professional certification and education in marketing and business. This renowned institution has been bringing together marketing professionals for over 100 years and has a leading role in certification for marketing professionals today. CIM certificates, which are recognized all over the world, serve as preeminent confirmation of knowledge and expertise in the field of marketing, and bring considerable competitive advantage on the market to their holders.
Partnership with Premium LearnQuest provides our company with access to state-of-the-art learning technology in IT and business, as well as cooperation with numerous partners of this leading global educational center.
This partnership enables us to conduct licensed training in many areas of IT, and provide our students with access to a wide range of resources, training and other benefits.
Professional certification of HR managers is carried out through the highest level of partnership with the world’s leading HR certification institute – HRCI, USA.
HRCI certification is very highly regarded among HR executives and professionals throughout the world. Over 250,000 HR professionals have acquired HRCI certificates. By acquiring these skills and knowledge you are gaining a proof of your expertise in HR management and a chance to adequately cash-in your knowledge.
The EMC Corporation is a leading global company in the sphere of storage, virtualization, security and cloud computing, with a record annual revenue of 17 billion dollars in 2010, and 48,500 employees, with headquarters in Massachusetts, USA. EMC’s best-known branches are VMware and RSA Security.
In January 2005 we became members of the leading European distance learning association EDEN − European Distance and E-learning Network. This assures that LEA’s students study according to the same distance learning principles and criteria as EU residents.
In addition, the curricula and general qualification scheme for IT professionals in the EU are prescribed by CEPIS, and by IEEE in the USA, two of the world’s largest professional IT associations. The Educational standards for IT professionals are laid down in the EUCIP Syllabus (European Certification of Informatics Professionals) and CC (Computing Curricula).
ICT Hub is a high-tech business incubator for information and communication technology, created with the mission to facilitate the development of technology entrepreneurship in the community and encourage those whose career is beginning to realize their innovative ideas in a quicker and easier way.
Cooperation with ICT Hub provides students at LINK educational Alliance’s educational institutions with an opportunity to develop their own IT businesses with support from seasoned experts and renowned companies that endorse this project.
Certiport, one of the world’s biggest test centers, is authorized for testing and the entire process of certification for a large number of the most influential institutions, whose certificates, diplomas and licenses confirm expertise of the highest degree. LINK edu Alliance’s status as Testing Center provides the privilege of examination only to the students attending the Alliance’s educational institutions.
Through its founder, LINKgroup, the LINK edu Alliance is a member of Bit Alliance, the largest association of software industry companies in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The aim of this cooperation is to solve the two main problems the software industry in the region is facing on a daily basis – the lack of qualified employees and an underdeveloped infrastructure, accompanied by a lack of development incentives. Our shared programs and projects include the education of elementary school and high school students, vacancies for IT experts, raising public awareness about the prospects of IT, and a positive impact on the formal education system.
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is an international computer literacy certification program, which is recognized in over 140 countries. The holder of the ECDL is certified in IT concepts and the use of PCs and the most frequent computer apps at the highest level of competence.
European Council for Business Education (ECBE) is an international organization for accreditation and evaluation of business education programs across Europe. ECBE’s mission is recognizing, encouraging and rewarding educational institutions that continuously introduce innovations into the education process and that have achieved excellence in their work. As a member of this renowned council with headquarters in Belgium, we provide the highest level of quality of education to our students, with obligation and responsibility of constantly perfecting our program and harmonizing it with actual global job market needs.
We are members of – YUPMA, the Serbian Project Management Association – which authorizes us to carry out training according to the international project management certification program, applying IMPA (International Project Management Association) standards. LINKgroup is authorized to carry out training for the following certificates: D level − Certified Project Manager Associate, C level − Certified Project Manager, B level − Certified Senior Project Manager, and A level − Certified Project Director.
CCNA is among the most widely recognized and accepted certifications among administrators.
The Cisco CCNA certificate allows you to develop practical knowledge on modern TCP/IP networks, master the commands and techniques used to solve host connection problems, work on Cisco switches and routers, create backup and restore configuration databases and manage network equipment.
- Oracle Certified Professional
- Oracle Certified Master
- Oracle Certified Expert
The Oracle Java programming certificate is a globally recognized certificate based on important roles in developing software apps and creating business systems. For IT experts and managers, Oracle Java certification is the best validation of knowledge, experience and expertise that meets the high standards of the IT industry.
- CompTIA A+ Certified IT Technician
- CompTIA Security+ IT Technician
- CompTIA Linux+ IT Technician
CompTIA is the strongest qualification for PC technicians. It is a requirement for Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard and Cisco technicians, and the main employment requirement at CompuCom and Ricoh.
Logical Operations’ MMAD (Master Mobile Application Developer) is a globally recognized certification for object-oriented programming languages and the development of apps on the Xcode, Eclipse and Visual Studio platforms.
This certificate is a valuable validation of expertise in app programming in the most widely used operating systems – Android, iOS and Windows.
PSI Services is a global leader in workforce solutions with over 70 years of experience delivering successful testing programs to help people achieve success in their academic, personal, and work lives.
In over 160 countries, PSI delivers mission critical testing programs in every sector, with an outstanding track record in industries such as IT certification, aviation, finance, healthcare and manufacturing.
Highlighting the importance of the English language in the world of business, which includes a broad international field of possibilities, we partnered up with the British Council – the leading international organization in the UK that deals with education and cultural relations with countries all around the world.
The LINK educational Alliance provides the students at its educational institutions with the possibility of acquiring a number of international certificates and diplomas. On the other hand, the value of the diplomas awarded by the higher and secondary education institutions and academies within LINK edu Alliance is guaranteed through accreditations from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development itself, as the institution with the highest degree of jurisdiction when it comes to education at the national level.
These accreditations confirm the quality of the curriculum, the teaching personnel, and the overall system of education at our institutions.
Sarajevo Canton Employment Service (SCES) and the LINK edu Alliance, a member of LINKgroup, signed an official protocol on cooperation, to organize a series of actions for the training of the unemployed. SCES recognized the LINK edu Alliance as an ideal partner to carry out its mission of reducing unemployment in Bosnia and Herzegovina, whose programs help the unemployed to respond to market demands and find the job they want.
We are the first ICT test and training center certified by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia, proving that we have met all the standards on the local education market.
The Public Relations Society of Serbia is a professional organization founded in 2004, as the successor of the Public Relations Society of Yugoslavia, the oldest PR society in the former republic. Currently, it comprises some 200 regular members from various social segments who have joined forces on the same mission – to enhance the field and profession of public relations.
The mission of the Society is to contribute to the enhancement of the field and profession of public relations, help the implementation of the highest professional and ethical standards and realize top quality professional programs, organize conferences, seminars and training, and establish international cooperation and the exchange of experiences.
LINK edu Alliance’s founder, LINKgroup, is a member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Bosnia and Herzegovina (AmCham BiH), which brings together the leading companies and organizations from various spheres of economic and social activity. The Chamber brings together law and consulting firms, ICT companies, PR, marketing and advertising agencies, as well as nonprofit and educational organizations and institutions.
Through this membership, the LINK edu Alliance has become a part of AmCham’s prestigious global network, which represents the interests of over 3 million registered companies from all sectors and all parts of the world. This cooperation will play an important role in the advancement of the business climate in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as in the promotion of high standards in education region-wide.
Crown Prince Alexander’s Foundation for Education and Culture is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of education and academic research in Serbia, linking Serbian educational institutions with renowned international institutions.
The Foundation links young people in our country with the business community and the world in general, which is one of LINK edu Alliance’s goals, making this partnership particularly significant.