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Many training programs from Startup Depot, LITS, Softserve and Logos

At the beginning of 2019, most of us had time to make plans for the upcoming year. And most likely– at least some of the bullets in the lists were about studying. We have chosen for you top 5 IT training programs – both for newbies and experienced professionals.

Digital Marketing School from Startup Depot

Date: 13th of March 2019

Location: Lviv Business Incubator & Coworking Startup Depot, Vesnyana street 4

Duration: two months

Cost: 2500 UAH 13 000 UAH

The insights: the digital-marketing program is targeted for the needs of modern IT business – both outsource and production ones. This year the fourth launch of the program has already started. Moreover, the first two courses successfully finished in 2017, and the third one – in fall 2018.

The course content has been drawn up together with the representatives of the IT industry; therefore, it accurately covers all the vital requirements for a potential digital marketer. Last year the program included seven modules such as marketing strategy, content marketing, Facebook advertising, email marketing, SEO, SMM, PPC, analytics and many others. The organizers work on each set to update curriculum, so with every set you can expect something new.

Primary focus: the digital strategies for specific business realities, analytics, and data-driven marketing; tools and approaches for implementing the marketing strategies in the digital sphere.


  • Marianna Smiyan, Marketing Director at Daxx;
  • Olena Smirnova, Head of Channels in MOYO.ua;
  • Khrystyna Pototska, Growth Product Manager in Retarget App;
  • Denys Tkalich, Product Manager at Restream
  • Orysia Khimiak, PR & Communication Manager at Allset and others.

Also, we recommend that you review the lecturers on the website because the section of teachers has been constantly updating with new speakers.

Prices: pay for one programme unit or full course. The unit costs 2500 UAH. Thus, you can register for one unit only, that you find worthy enough. So, there would be no need to pay for the whole course, if some of the topics are not useful for you.


Product School

Date: 1st of April 2019

Location: Lviv Business Incubator & Coworking Startup Depot, Vesnyana street 4

Duration: two months

Cost: 2500 UAH – 15 000 UAH

About the course: this is the first school in Lviv for product managers who are new in the sphere.

Due to the increasing number of technological products nowadays, the market needs highly qualified professionals who could comprehensively develop a project and understand customers’ needs.

The school was created to give a start in managers’ career development and help to work on real challenges related to the life cycles of a product. Moreover, here you can be taught to analyze the market and competitors, work on customer development efficiently, understand all the technical parts of the process and product design.

Primary focus: the main aims of the school are in development of competences of product managers to be able to develop comprehensively the technological product, correctly set the processes in a team, to understand the needs of users and to conduct in-depth interviews. Also, special attention will be paid to metrics and types of frameworks and proper prioritization.

Speakers: Pavlo Pedenko (Co-Founder at Raply, ex-Product Manager at MacPaw); Markiyan Matsekh (Product Manager at Vimeo); Pavlo Kuznyetsov (Product Manager at Zalando); Igor Sokolov (Product Manager at Grammarly); Oleg Svirskyi (Product Manager at Matic Insurance Services); Andriy Karol (Product Manager at EduNav); Oksana Krykun (Product Manager at SoftServe, Co-Founder at Speak2Me); Pavlo Sakhatskiy (Product Marketing Manager at Readdle); Ostap Andrusiv (Product Manager at GetSocial); Bohdan Hnatkovskyy (CEO and Co-Founder at Propertymate)

Prices: you can pay for a separate unit or the whole course altogether. The cost of a single module is 2500 UAH. Thus, the participants have the opportunity to pay for particular units only, if there is such a need.

LITS. PM Excellence

Date: 22.01.2019

Location: LITS, Academician Sakharov str. 37

Duration: 1.5 months

Prices: 11700 UAH

About the course: the course takes place within PM School LITS. None of the universities train specialists in project management, and the high management schools, such as MBA or РМІ, need significant management experience to study in. The course consists of 11 lessons (steps), it is structured according to The PMI Triangle Talent™, and it is divided into 3 units:

  • Technical Management;
  • Leadership;
  • Business Management.

The course duration is 1.5 months with classes twice a week.

Primary focus: the program is to develop management and leadership skills for professionals working in the IT industry.

Speakers: Denis Prilutsky, the author and instructor of the course “PM Excellence” in PM School, teacher of the course “Business development” in the BDA School.

Audience: project managers or leaders of both – companies or structural units, responsible for the overall result. Moreover, the course would be useful for all technical specialists who consider the prospect of career development in management. Also, those who have no plans to go into management, but see their professional future as engineers or highly qualified architects.


Logos IT-Academy. The course JAVASCRIPT

Date: January 28, 2019

Location: Ivan Franko street 61

Duration: 24 classes

Prices: from 6500 to UAH 20 000 UAH

About the course: Fundamentals of creating interactive Web pages using JavaScript and object-oriented programming. Using jQuery and jQuery UI frameworks will allow arranging Web applications of any complexity easily.

The duration of one lesson – 90 minutes. The total number of hours – 48.

The insights of the program: the course is for beginners. Here you can find out what is the JavaScript, jQuery UI, the general concept of OOP. The total number of classes – 24, three times a week. Also, there is an opportunity to create an individual program for every participant. In the end, every student gets a certificate that proves the completion of the course.

Primary focus: the course is focused on practical tasks, allowing you to assimilate better and consolidate the obtained knowledge.


  • Oksana Kuzmich, JavaScript Developer at EPAM;
  • Yaromyr Yaremko, Java Web Developer at Freelance;
  • Mykyta Palec`kyx, a Lecturer of Computer Science at Logos IT-Academy.

The target audience: 1+ year experience; students; those eager to “move into software development” quickly.  

Prices vary whether it is a group or individual classes. The group course costs 6 500 UAH per participant; individual – 20 00 UAH.

Softserve. Arts and Crafts of Business Analysis

Dates: the dates will be announced shortly.

Locations: Lviv, Sadova st.,2D (the course also starts in Kyiv and Dnipro in 2019).

Course duration: 2 months (5 modules x 2 days x 8 hours = 80 hours)

Cost of the course: 25 000 UAH

About the course: Business Analysis Office at SoftServe aims at keeping up with the world’s business analysis trends. This course is the answer to the global market needs accompanied by knowledge expertise of business analysts in Ukraine. Our mission is to bridge the gap that we have and stay in demand.

You will get practical experience in knowledge areas and techniques. Instead of concentrating on requirements management, you will try advanced techniques and discover new facets of Business Analysis.

Key accent: The course is IIBA endorsed and offers 40 Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Continuing Development Units (CDUs) needed for ECBA, CCBA та CBAP certification from IIBA.

Speakers: Nati Nazar, Director of Business Analysis Office в SoftServe, Iryna Kriuchkova, Associate Director, BAO Services в Softserve, Zenoviy Veres, Solution Architecht в SoftServe, Nadiya Trub, Associate Director в SoftServe, Oksana Krykun, Product Management Office Leader в SoftServe.

Audience: fellows with 1.5 year of IT experience + 0.5 years of BA experience; Intermediate strong + (B1+) level of English (all training materials and practical tasks are in English).

Cost of the course: 25 000 UAH for 2-months course.

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