05 March, 2020

Salesforce 4 Students: Workshop Impressions

codeSTREETS is proud to have been a sponsor of the last month’s Macedonian Salesforce Community event that took place at FINKI. It was the first event in a planned series of #SalesforceForStudents events in Macedonia under the umbrella of the Ss Cyril and Methodius University’s Student Group led by codeSTREETS’ employee Darko Todorovski, aka the “Salesforce Maniac” :-) as he is known within the Salesforce community. These events are focused on sharing Salesforce related best practices and developing challenges, providing expertise and presenting case studies, in addition to professional development and peer-to-peer networking opportunities aimed at students.

The concept of the event was that the participants, alongside Darko and 4 other mentors will start with hands-on exploration of the opportunities and benefits of the Salesforce platform. The students exchanged experiences, got acquainted with the platform by previously prepared module on Trailhead for creating an application. When they encountered certain problems, they asked the mentors for help to progress. In parallel, they talked on different topics, ate pizza, and simply had a fun time. Even though it was a sunny Saturday, it was nice to see that so many made the decision to learn something new, outside the regular curriculum. As an additional benefit, all participants received a discount voucher for the Salesforce Certification Exams.

The event was attended by the Faculty’s Dean Mr. Ivan Corbev, who is always supportive of this kind of initiative. He motivated the students to always advance their knowledge because new technologies are developing at a rapid pace and their knowledge and skills acquired at the faculty should always be replenished. He was happy to see the passion displayed for Cloud leaders like Salesforce and the enthusiasm with the students being exposed to something that may have been completely unknown to them before.

Salesforce is more than a global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Since its founding, Salesforce has focused on equality. Salesforce believes that businesses can be powerful platforms for social change and that it is their responsibility to further Equality for all. In 2018, Forbes named Salesforce the best company to work for. Salesforce is also known for hosting incredible events and experiential marketing. That is why we are fortunate to be the first in Macedonia to organize such events under the sponsorship of Salesforce. It’s worth noting that according to the economic forecasting reports, by 2022, the thriving Salesforce ecosystem of partners and customers is expected to employ 3.3 million Salesforce skilled professionals, putting a high demand already for certified Salesforce professionals.

Another reason why Salesforce quite resonates with the technology professionals is because of Ohana (family). It is one of the biggest communities out there that contains Adminis, Developers, Consultants, Business Analysts, Technical Architects and students who continuously learn from Trailhead.

CodeSTREETS is the 1st, and the only Salesforce Registered Partner based in Macedonia and as such dedicated to contributing to the Salesforce Community in Macedonia. codeSTREETS ambition is to promote the Salesforce ecosystem in the Macedonian IT Community as a future European CRM competency stronghold, enabling credible & cost-effective IT delivery alternatives for European businesses.

Let us know if you have any suggestions for the next Macedonian Salesforce Community event. Are you looking to learn a little bit more about some of the most popular Salesforce solutions? Please contact us or simply join the Community! The Trailblazer Community loves to succeed together! Learn from peers, build your network, and get inspired to be your best!