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    FORGEC

    Fortalecimiento de las Capacidades de Gestion en Entitatdes Cubanas aimed at improving the efficiency of the Cuban companies and managers by providing excellent training in the management techniques currently used in Europe. This 42-month project was made possible by a grant from the European Commission, through the 2009 Annual Action Programme for Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in Development.

    EFMD, as the leader of the project, supervised the management, content and implementation of all activities.

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    TNE_QA

    Promoting Quality and Recognition of Transnational Education in Armenia and Georgia successfully established internal and external quality assurance mechanisms in line with the OECD/UNESCO guidelines, to enhance quality and promote regulation and recognition of transnational education provided in Armenia and Georgia.TNE_QA was funded by the Tempus programme of the EU.

    EFMD coordinated the formulation of internal and external quality assurance standards and procedures for providers of transnational education.

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    Lead3.0 Academy

    Aimed at facilitating cooperation between business and academia by stimulating the use of Open Education Resources and e-tivities in e-leadership education & training. The main outcome of the project is a virtual environment composed of two independent, yet connected via a single sign-on, online platforms: The Le@d Community and the Le@d Academy, both targeting and addressing corporate and academic trainers.Le@d 3.0 was funded by the Erasmus plus programme of the EU.

    EFMD was responsible for the quality monitoring and evaluation of the project activities and results.

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    D-Think

    Aimed to promote a wider use of design thinking as a transversal learning tool by developing and making available an innovative digital course supported by mobile learning for education professionals and professional trainers.D-THINK was funded by the Erasmus plus programme of the EU. 

    EFMD was responsible for the quality monitoring and evaluation of the project activities and results.

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    IRIS

    Fostering academic international relations in Israeli colleges: IRIS, was created to foster the academic International Relations of the Israeli Colleges and hence improve the academic quality, status and competitiveness of the Israeli public colleges.

    The project targeted the faculties, administrators and students of the partner universities and addressed the full spectrum of internationalisation objectives. This includes raising awareness regarding project activities at country and institutional level and establishing a functioning International Relations Office at each partner college. The project also undertook further advocacy efforts among policy makers and non-participating colleges.

    EFMD designed, delivered and promoted through its communication channels the project trainings on internationalisation and provided feedback on the quality of the different activities and deliverables.

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    OI-Net

    A three-year project funded by the European Commission under the Lifelong Learning Programme. OI-Net established a network of stakeholders interested in Open Innovation (OI) to facilitate the exchange of best practices in open innovation and open innovation education.

    The project was launched with a Pan European data collection and needs analysis conducted in the participant countries to compare existing curricula on open innovation. Based on the results, the preparation of a pilot course for trainers on Open Innovation started.

    The pilot courses helped define a Common Curricula Framework on OI in Higher Education to be implemented using an on-line Platform for OI in HE, where all participants can contribute in an enhanced wiki approach (e.g. modules, cases, multimedia elements, etc.). The project was co-financed by the European Commission under the Lifelong Learning Programme

    EFMD was the leader of quality assurance of the project, which included the design of quality assurance plan and indicators, drafting of regular quality assurance reports, outcome mapping and assessment and providing improvement feedback and recommendations.

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    MIRRIS

    Mobilising Institutional Reforms for better Research and Innovation systems in Europe: MIRRIS, provided a framework for the 13 participant countries to better coordinate and exploit the European research and innovation programmes. The project set up an extensive policy analysis exercise to identify existing barriers in the European research and innovation area.

    This exercise involved key actors from all countries to identify performances, gaps, needs, common patterns and relevant practices in Europe, via desk research and data collection.

    Three rounds of policy dialogues on the EU Research & Innovation policies and consequent analysis were organised in each country involving relevant stakeholders from three levels: decision makers, implementation institutions and operational structures. MIRRIS was funded by the TEMPUS programme of the EU.

    EFMD provided through its membership experts from academia, the business world and policy to participate in the national policy dialogues and provide feedback and recommendations on the quality of the project results. EFMD also supported the organisation, structure and quality assessment of the national policy dialogues in all the 13 countries.

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    SLIM

    The Ideas-to-Market eCourse was developed to help entrepreneurs commercialise their idea while protecting their knowledge. It is available free of charge in English, Croatian and Polish and covers four key topics:

    • Innovation and Intellectual Property Management
    • New Venture Business Plan
    • Financing and Valuation of Intellectual Property
    • Marketing and Strategy of New Product Development

    To design the ecourse according to the needs of the target group, the project combined an innovative programme on Intellectual Property Management developed at the Warsaw School of Economics with the results from an online self-assessment management tool, created by the Manchester Metropolitan University Business School (UK) covering the six management areas of a small business. SLIM was co-financed by the EU.

    EFMD was the leader of quality assurance of the project, which included the design of quality assurance plan and indicators, drafting of regular quality assurance reports and providing feedback and recommendations.

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