News
26.11.2012 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The 6th transnational project meeting took place in Vilnius on 22-23th of November 2012. The meeting was focused on evaluation and dissemination activities. The partners summarized the project results and activities.


22.11.2012 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

On 21th November 2012 the Lithuanian trainer conducted the training for local trainees under the supervision of the Czech supervisors. It was the last step of the trainer certification procedure.


12.11.2012 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

On 9th November 2012 the Polish trainers conducted the training for local trainees under the supervision of the Czech supervisors. It was the last step of the trainer certification procedure.


08.11.2012 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

On 7th November 2012 the OIC Poland Foundation started a new edition of the trainer certification procedure. New trainers will be prepared to work with the training materials focused on soft competencies (effective communication, efficiency, entrepreneurship, problem solving, proactive approach and organizing & planning)


01.08.2012 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The project partners has started the testing of the ICT tool.

To check your competencies necessary to be a successful entrepreneur, please contact the project partner located in your country:

  1. Poland: OIC Poland Foundation www.oic.lublin.pl
  2. Belgium: Syntra West vzw www.syntrawest.be
  3. Czech Republic: RPIC-ViP s.r.o. www.rpic-vip.cz
  4. Cyprus: Eurosuccess Consulting Ltd www.eurosc.eu
  5. Lithuania: Vie´┐Żoji ?staiga DARNAUS VYSTYMO PROJEKTAI
  6. Portugal: Universidade de Aveiro www.ua.pt/uatec


16.06.2012 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

On 14th June 2012 the Cypriot trainer conducted the training for local trainees under the supervision of the Czech supervisors. It was the last step of the trainer certification procedure.


12.06.2012 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
5th transnational project meeting on 7/8 June 2012 (Cyrpus)

The meeting was focused on testing the possibilities of the ICT tool and elaboration of the manual and the user's guide.

The trainers of the project partners took part in the last training which was focused on the final presentation of their competencies (entrepreneurship, problem solving, proactive approach).


30.04.2012 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Six sets of training materials for the competencies (effective communication, efficiency, entrepreneurship, problem solving, proactive approach and organizing & planning) have been translated into national languages of the project partners.

Each set consists of two modules and interactive video set (video program and Video Guide).


01.03.2012 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

On 25th February 2012 the Portuguese trainer conducted the training for local trainees under the supervision of the Czech supervisors. It was the last step of the trainer certification procedure.


28.02.2012 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
4th transnational project meeting on 23/24 February 2012 in Aveiro (Portugal)

The trainers demonstrated their grasp of the intentions and acquisition of tools for developing trainees' competencies. Their performance was closely analysed. The feedback was provided by two Czech supervisors and also by participating trainers.


20.09.2011 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
3rd transnational meeting on 15/ 16 September 2011 in Ostrava (Czech Republic).

The project partners tested the on-line version of the Comtrain tool. The trainers of the project partners took part in the training focused on Competency for problem solving, Competency for proactive approach and Competency for entrepreneurship.

Training methodology is based on the principles of efficient adult education, i.e. experiential liberalism. The so-called participational methods (group/team work; role playing; learning through action) are preferred to the traditional forms of lectures etc. Active learning is promoted, with communication between the trainers and participants, cooperation, quick action, improvisation.


22.04.2011 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Second transnational project meeting in Brugge (Belgium) on 18/19 April 2011

The project partners have agreed the main operational paths of the COMTRAIN tool (to assess the competence level of a potential entrepreneur, to analyse the obtained results and define the training profile).  The tool will be available in both on-line and off-line version(s).

The project partners have defined an appropriate methodology to indicate the level required for each competence.



31.03.2011 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The statements/indicators/questions for each distinguished competence are ready (for soft and technical competences). The competences and statements have been translated from English into national language of each project partner. The translation methodology or methodology for translation was based on the collaborative and iterative translation procedure.


1.03.2011 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The project partners have refined the competence profile of a potential entrepreneur. There have been distinguished a few soft competences as follows:
1) Communication
2) Entrepreneurship
3) Efficiency (performance orientation)
4) Problem-solving
5) Planning and organizing
6) Pro-active approach



19.01.2011 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Kick-off meeting in Lublin (PL) on 17-18/01/2011 

The representatives all project partners participated in the kick-off meeting.

  ^ Polish Foundation of the Opportunities Industrialization Centers
"OIC Poland"
  ^ Syntra West vzw. (Belgium)
  ^ RPIC-ViP s.r.o. (Czech Republic)
  ^ EUROSUCCESS CONSULTING LTD (Cyprus)
  ^ Sustainable Development Projects (Lithuania)
  ^ Universty of Aveiro (Portugal)
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission under the Lifelong Learning Programme.
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