Held in Santander the kick-off meeting of INMATOUR project (Gestor Europeo de Innovación en Destinos Turísticos Inteligentes y Responsables)

inmatourSDRDOCUMENTA is now implementing a new project, INMATOUR (European Manager of Innovation in Smart and Responsible Territories) financed by the Erasmus + program, which has been kicked-off through a first meeting with its partners in Santander, the city where the organization is located. The kick-off meeting has taken place 8th and 9th January.

The INMATOUR project will be implemented until August 2016 with the support of a consortium composed by several training& development organizations coming from 4 European countries: Rinova (UK), Folkuniversitetet (Sweden); MMC Management Center (Cyprus), and Lifelong Learning Research Institute (Greece), with the aim of creating a new training curriculum oriented to learn how to manage innovation at tourism destinations across Europe.

Innovation in the tourism industry is very important, as this sector is one of the most relevant economic areas in terms of GPD and territorial development for all the participating countries in this project. Innovation is also key to the ongoing process of economic, social and environmental restructuring the EU is now facing against the economic turndown, and together with knowledge, they help to promote higher levels of employment, social cohesion and environmental and economic sustainability.

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Key competences for personal assistant in health care sector

A bridge between training and needs of the economical sector to improve employability of workers and recent graduates

prerfIn an economy characterized by change and evolution, companies have to show flexibility and adaptability to be competitive in a market where products and services are continuously innovate. Similarly this context requires an adaptation of the skills and knowledge of workers to maintain their employability in the company and in the market itself.

This means to cope with a training provision that it is not known in advance and must be updated continuously. In this sense, CVET is the best supporting for companies and workers.

The program developed in the PR-ERF project faces this situation by providing through the curriculum proposed in the Key Competences of European Reference Framework the knowledge, but also, skills and attitudes that will assist the upskilling of employees along their working life.

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Testing YES PACK: Training Pilots for Young Entrepreneurs

Now available the 4th newsletter of European project YES describing the testing of YES PACK training programme for entrepreneurs, main result of the project.

Young entrepreneurs in Spain, Turkey, Greece and Portugal have tested Logo YEs
YES PACK training program, which offers key contents to start up and successfully manage a business. YES PACK is an innovative VET programme addressing young unemployed, referring to Youth Entrepreneurship and providing with materials and educational contents essential for any prospective successful entrepreneur.

YES PACK Learning Units:

1. Introduction to Entrepreneurship, 2. Starting a Business, 3. Risk Management and Business Law, 4. Marketing, 5. Business Finance and Economics, 6. Management of a Firm, 7. Taxation, 8. Business Plan.

More information in YES European project 4th Newsletter

Tackling Youth Unemployment Through Entrepreneurship

yesTurquiaYES PACK entrepreneurs training program, educational materials and tools were presented to 180 stakeholders during the closure conference of European project "YES: Youth unemployment: Fostering Entrepreneurial Skills" held in Istanbul, Turkey this Friday October 24th, 2014.

Throughout two years YES project consortium, including education providers from Spain, Greece, Portugal, and Turkey, analyzed and adjusted to their country contexts two previous entrepreneurship programs, in order to develop YES PACK innovative entrepreneurship training program, suitable for young unemployed in different countries.

YES PACK blended learning program fosters Entrepreneurial Skills among young unemployed. It focuses on understanding the business and macroeconomic environment, as the concepts related to a business and to entrepreneurs. The program combines in-class and e-learning sessions for the study of 8 entrepreneurship Learning Units: Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Starting a Business, Risk Management and Business Law, Marketing, Business Finance and Economics, Management of a Firm, Taxation, and Business Plan.

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