Training Seminar: Access to EU Funding: Policy, Project Proposals and Management (Elementary Level)

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DAY 1 Prepare your European project Thematic
9.00    Presentation of the session and roundtable  
9.30

- Introduction — the implementation 2014-2020 programmes

- Institutional framework and EU 2020 strategies

- From comunity policies to funding programmes 2014-2020 generation of European programems

 -Policy

-Strategies

10.00

- Defining a solid and pertinent project

- Designing a project sheet

-Addressing the EU policies and strategies

- Demonstrating innovation, European dimension and sustainability of one`s project

- Contributing to the EU Horizontal Priorities

- Exercise: Analysis of a project sheet

- Objectives

- Priorities

- Ideas and project description

- Practice

11.30 Coffee Break
12.00

- Gathering a partners network Mastering the principles of partnership in European Projects

- Identifying relevant partners for one`s project

- Formalizing the partnership

- Networking

- Partner Search

- Tools for finding partners

13.30 Lunch Break
14.45

- Matching projects to programmes

- Mastering the essential principles, participation and trends

- Identifying the relevant managing authority

- Selection of 2014-2020 European programmes

- Funding Information

- Access to calls for funding

-HORIZON, ERASMUS+, Justice, COSME, etc.

    — Research

    — Education 

    — Business

16.00 Coffee Break
16.10 Exercise: matching a project to the relevant programme -Practice
17.00 End of the day

 

DAY 2 Formalising your application Thematic
9.00 MCQ to assess the knowledge acquired - Summary of Day1
9.30

- Organising the application process

- Using the programming documents

- Anticipating the publication of a call for proposal

- Process planning

- Exercise: analysis of a call for proposals

- Funding Application Form

- Examples of applications from running projects

10.00

- Formalising the application form

- Using project management tools

- Writing the application form: Writing principles, optimisation and good practices

- Exercise: analysis of an application form

- Background work before completing the application form
11.30 Coffee Break
12.00

- Designing the provisional budget

- Mastering budget principles and rules

- Understanding the distinction between eligible and non-eligible costs

- Choosing the appropriate calculation mode

- Exercise: budhet analysis

- Project Budget development
13.30 Lunch Break
14.45

- Project Selection

- Selection Process, Assessment criteria, Negotiation

- Evaluation
16.00 Coffee Break
16.10

- Anticipating project management

- Introduction on project leader`s tasks

- Essentials 
17.00 Evaluation: Closing the session