Project Activities

WP1 – Project Management and Implementation

Activity – 1.1 Financial Guidelines
Partners will nominate a steering committee in charge of budget control.

Activity – 1.2 Partner Agreements
Leader Partner will present a draft of the partner agreement to be signed by partners.

Activity – 1.3 Communication Board Identification
Nomination of a Communication and Dissemination Board in charge of the related activities for the duration of the project.

Activity – 1.4 Selection of Targets
Identification of SMEs, universities, trainers and persons to involve in multiplier events, learning activity and future conferences.

Activity – 1.5 Monitoring and Evaluation Plan
Partners will establish a schedule to monitor the implementation of the project and will nominate a scientific board in charge of quality evaluation.

Activity – 1.6 Project Reporting
This activity will cover every action needed for the reporting of the entire work plan, ensuring precise recording of all the events, problems and workflows.

Activity – 1.7 Conflict resolutions
This task will take care of managing possible conflicting needs and actions/opinion among partners about objectives interpretations, results achieving paths or outputs producing methodologies.

Activity – 1.8 Planning of Future Meetings
Scheduling of partners’ meetings for the entire duration of the project: where, when and who will participate.

WP2 – Communication and Dissemination

Activity – 2.1 Communication and Dissemination Plan
Production of a complete plan at project beginning to guide partners and Associated throughout the entire project in each activity concerning communication of the existence and visibility of the project, also how, when and where to disseminate project results.

Activity – 2.2 Communication Templates and Graphics
Production of templates for project dissemination materials, based upon the guidelines of the Communication and Dissemination Plan.

Activity – 2.3 Communication and Dissemination Activities
All activities focused on results’ communication that could require minor expenses (conferences, promotional videos, podcasts, TV presence, press conferences).

Activity – 2.4 Project Website
Project website’s hosting, designing, creation, uploading and updating. The site will store project news, partnership info, IOs and all other kind of news that the consortium will deem relevant. The website will also be the host location for all online tools and materials that will be produced.

WP3 – Development of PR1: ENSURE – Training Course Material

Activity – 3.1 Creation of course content: Digitalized Business – Handcrafting. Materials for present and future handcrafting entrepreneurs
The activity will tackle the creation of PR1 following the details described in the PRs’ section, focusing on the material related to the first target group, present and future handcrafting entrepreneurs.

Activity – 3.2 Creation of course content: Digitalized Business – Handcrafting. Materials for Startup coaches/Entrepreneurship Trainers
As for Activity – 3.1, but focused on training the trainers, in particular startup coaches (for incubators/accelerators) and entrepreneurship trainers (for Vet provider institutions and development agencies).

Activity – 3.3 Learning Activity Pilot Test: Course Contents
The learning activity will be organized and hosted by the UNIVPM to test the material produced after 14 months of PR1’s production. After the testing, all materials will be finalized.

WP4 – Development of PR2: ENSURE – Toolset

Activity – 4.1 Platform tool A: Interactive Library
Interactive library will be set up following PR2’s description. In the meantime, the consortium will search for open source materials, again following PR2’s description.

Activity – 4.2 Platform tool B: Profiling Test
The partnership will elaborate a test to assess knowledge, competences and skills of businessmen and trainers in different areas of expertise: general business knowledge, handcrafting industry digitalization, opportunities digitalized business in handcrafting sector.

Activity – 4.3 Platform tool C: MOOC on digitalized entrepreneurship – Handcrafting Industry
This activity will be focused on “translating” all the training material elaborated in PR1 into an electronic platform, to improve accessibility from distance and ensuring on demand access to course material during a longer span of time.

Activity – 4.4 Learning Activity Pilot Test: Platform Testing
The learning activity, organized and hosted by EMPHASYS, will serve as test for the 3 tools produced in this PR. After the testing activities, all the tools will be finalized (and improved if necessary).