Presentation on theme: "1 EKWALS Enhancing Knowledge Workers’ Active Learning Solutions COMPANY PROFILE EKWALS Project CERISDI CERISDI Kick Off Meeting Palermo, November 2009."— Presentation transcript:
1 EKWALS Enhancing Knowledge Workers’ Active Learning Solutions COMPANY PROFILE EKWALS Project CERISDI CERISDI Kick Off Meeting Palermo, November 2009
2 EKWALS Project CERISDI CERISDI CERISDI is a socio-economical research and management education centre, founded in 1988 as a private, non profit association, whose associates are public/private organisations: it offers high education, training and consulting services to public/private sector. PRESENTATION COMPANY PROFILE Certified Quality System UNI EN ISO 9001:2000 Member of ASFOR (Italian Association for Management Education- associated CEEMAN) and AIF (Italian Trainers Association) Accredited by the Sicilian Regional Administration and by “Fondo Professioni”, a professional fund aimed to foster vocational training
3 STRUCTURE & STAFF 7 classrooms, a library and a big meeting room for dissemination activities. COMPANY PROFILE EKWALS Project CERISDI CERISDI More than 200 trainers plus 30 personnel, 15 of them dedicated to planning and managing training activities, the others in support roles.
4 Relevant experience in adult training (figures about 2006-2008 period): 2006: 72 training courses attended by 1300 adult learners 2007: 66 t. c. attended by 960 adult learners 2008: 79 t. c. attended by 865 adult learners EKWALS Project CERISDI CERISDI COMPANY PROFILE TRAINING ACTIVITIES
5 EUROMEDITERRANEAN MASTER IN PUBLIC POLICY & … Established in 2001, is a 12 month (1.500 hours) programme, opened to the participation of graduates from Italy and Mediterranean Countries (Balkans, Maghreb and Mashreq) to foster the integration process in the Mediterranean area. Content and programme: Project Management European institutions European public policies and programmes Project Financing Territorial Cooperation International Organisations EKWALS Project CERISDI CERISDI COMPANY PROFILE COHERENT PROJECTS & THEMES (1/2)
6 COHERENT PROJECTS & THEMES (2/2) EKWALS Project CERISDI CERISDI COMPANY PROFILE TRAINING COURSES FOR SICILIAN REGIONAL GOVERNMENT AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES Short Training Programmes for Civil servants on European Institutions and policies. Content: European institutions European public policies and programmes Project Cycle Management & Logical Framework Approach EU Information sources Cross-Border Co-operation programmes: IPA and ENPI
7 Project coordinator Will contribute to the project by providing research, analysis and development insights across the board Will lead the following WPs: WP3, WP5, WP6, WP9 Will be crucial for the testing phase and the Dissemination WP Will provide management and administrative support for project implementation, collecting and managing the deliverables from partners and liaising with the EACEA All those activities will be carried out in close collaboration with all partners. COMPANY PROFILE EKWALS Project CERISDI CERISDI ROLE IN THE PROJECT