9 – 10 March 2020 Kick-off meeting held in Cacak (Serbia) at the Faculty of Technical Sciences University of Kragujevac, which is grant holder project. At the event, Narхoz was represented by G.Mukhanova -Ph. D., associate Professor, Head of the Career Center; M.Subalova -PhD, Director of the scientific and educational department “Management and Marketing”; A. Dzhondelbayeva – PhD, Director of the scientific and educational department “Accounting, analysis and audit”. The program of the meeting included presentations by representatives of the consortium’s universities, discussion of the planned results and activities of the project, discussion of work packages, development of a quality control plan and a corrective action plan for the project, as well as discussion of project financing, reporting conditions, and other organizational and conceptual issues. M.Subalova presented “Narxoz University”, which is the leader of the Kazakhstan consortium, which also includes the International University of information technology and the Suleyman Demirel University.