Training

Courses, workshops and coaching in entrepreneurship, strategic business and innovation management, and project management and coordination of H2020 projects.

“Having influence is not about elevating self, but about lifting others.” – Sheri Dew

Workshop 1: R&D Funding Programmes

  • Introduction to European funding programmes (e.g. Horizon 2020, Eureka Eurostars, Structural funds…)
  • Introduction to National funding opportunities
  • Strategy for joining a European consortium and/or initiate a project idea
  • Tips on how to write a competitive proposal

Workshop 2: Management and Coordination of H2020 R&D Projects

  • Theory, techniques, methodologies and best practices on the management of H2020 projects
  • Grant Agreement (GA) Preparation; Consortium Agreement (CA) preparation
  • Kick-off meeting; internal communication and collaboration tools; management tools
  • Templates and monitoring of deliverables
  • Monitoring: tasks development monitoring, financial monitoring; risk management
  • Reporting and communication with the EC; project reviews. Final reports and end of project
  • Amendments; conflict resolutions and audits

Workshop 3: Innovation Management

  • Project management (Pert diagram, Gantt diagram, managing resources, risk analysis, etc.)
  • Strategic management techniques (SWOT matrix, PESTLE, Porter’s 5 forces and BCG matrix)
  • Technology transfer (Knowledge management, Intellectual property rights, patents, designs, spin-offs)

Workshop 4: Essentials on Entrepreneurship

  • Re-defining my value proposition and my target clients; designing my services; product pricing
  • Essentials on financials: incomes & expenses
  • Basics of marketing (branding and communication); how to present my service to a client
  • NDAs and service contracts
  • Best practices (communication styles, tools & templates, files management, invoicing…)
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