EU Project Manager

EU Project Manager


Description

ECQA Certified EU Project Manager

An online course with expert support for project managers, project coordinators, administrators, technical co-workers, partners. All who wish to learn how to manage/coordinate EU projects like Erasmus+, H2020, CreativeEurope or similar.

Course outline
The EU Project Manager profession focuses on competencies for the management of projects implemented according to regulations of European Union. Knowledge about opportunities for financing within different EU programs, procedures and knowledge is essential for the development of project proposals, as well as knowledge and best practices for management of EU projects, which are usually distributed, complex, multinational and multicultural.

The price includes access to the learning system, a tutor support, an exam and a certificate.
More info about pricing:
http://www.bicero.com/training-services/eceupm/eceupm-online

All packages include ECQA (European Certification and Qualification Association) exam & certificate fees.
The course is accessible for 6 weeks.
There is no starting date - you can begin anytime.

Content
  • Section 0: Basics
  • How to use virtual classroom sample
  • How to navigate and use e-learning system
  • E-learning outline and schedule
  • Warmup: Tell us more about yourself
  • What is ECQA (European Certificaton and Qualification Association)?
  • Section 1: Introduction
  • Section 1 introduction
  • Introduction to the training material sample
  • About the course and certification
  • Introduction to EU project management
  • Project Management for non Project Managers (external resource by M. Khater)
  • Additional reading (basics of project management)
  • Test 1: General project management knowledge
  • Warm-up activity: Define a simple project
  • Unit 1: Finish
  • Section 2: EU structure and institutions (U1E1)
  • Section 2 introduction
  • EU Structure and institutions
  • Additional reading (EU structure and institutions)
  • Video: How EU works sample
  • Video: EU institutions explained by presidents
  • Video: How EU parliament works
  • Test 2: EU institutions
  • Survey(2): your opinion matters!
  • Unit 2: Finish
  • Section 3: EU programmes (U1E2)
  • Section 3 introduction
  • EU funding your project
  • Chapter 01: General introduction to EU Programmes
  • Chapter 02: EU Budget
  • Chapter 03: EU2020-Erasmusplus
  • Chapter 04: Regional policy
  • Chapter 05: EU2020-H2020-Marie Curie
  • Chapter 06: EU2020-H2020-SME Instrument sample
  • Additional reading (EU programmes and funding instruments)
  • Assignment: Find the right EU programme for your idea
  • Assignment: Decentralised projects and institutions
  • Test 3: EU programmes and funding instruments
  • Survey(3): your opinion matters!
  • Unit 3: Finish
  • Section 4: Project startup and defining the project objectives (U2E1)
  • Section 4 introduction
  • Chapter 01: From project idea to project objectives
  • Chapter 02: Selection of project partners
  • EU Project Lifecycle in a nutshell sample
  • Additional reading (Project startup and objectives - examples of projects)
  • Additional reading (Project startup and objectives - partner search)
  • Assignment: Logical framework for an EU project
  • Test 4.1: Project objectives
  • Test 4.2: Project partners
  • Survey(4): your opinion matters!
  • Unit 4: Finish
  • Section 5: Management of WorkPackages and project results (U2E2)
  • Section 5 introduction
  • Chapter 01: Project structure
  • Example 5.1: List of workpackages
  • Example 5.2: Workpackage and deliverable definition
  • Example 5.3: List and definition of intellectual outputs
  • Assignment: Prepare workpackages and deliverables for an EU project
  • Test 5: Workpackages
  • Survey(5): your opinion matters!
  • Unit 5: Finish
  • Section 6: Finance management (U2E3)
  • Section 6 introduction
  • Chapter 01: Rules and types of costs
  • Chapter 02: Theoretical principles of EU budget
  • Additional reading (Finance management)
  • Assignment: Prepare a draft budget for an EU project
  • Test 6.1: Finance management 1
  • Test 6.2: Finance management 2
  • Test 6.3: Finance management 3
  • Survey(6): your opinion matters!
  • Unit 6: Finish
  • Section 7: Contract management (U2E4)
  • Section 7 introduction
  • Chapter 01: Types of contracts sample
  • Additional reading (Contract management)
  • Assignment: Review a grant contract and find some information
  • Test 7.1: Contract management 1
  • Test 7.2: Contract management 2
  • Test 7.3: Contract management 3
  • Survey(7): your opinion matters!
  • Unit 7: Finish
  • Section 8: Communication and team management (U3E1)
  • Section 8 introduction
  • Chapter 01: Document management
  • Chapter 02: Meeting management
  • Example: CommunicationPlan
  • Assignment: Communication plan
  • Test 8.1: Communication management 1
  • Test 8.2: Document management
  • Test 8.3: Meetings and cultural differences management
  • Survey(8): your opinion matters!
  • Unit 8: Finish
  • Section 9: Exploitation and sustainability (U3E2)
  • Section 9 introduction
  • Chapter 01: Dissemination
  • Chapter 02: Exploitation
  • Additional reading (Dissemination management)
  • Assignment: Dissemination plan
  • Test 9.1: Exploitation 1
  • Test 9.2: Exploitation 2
  • Survey(9): your opinion matters!
  • Unit 9: Finish
  • Section 10: Reporting (U3E3)
  • Section 10 introduction
  • Chapter 01: Reporting basics
  • Additional reading (Reporting)
  • Assignment: Reporting requirements
  • Test 10.1: Reporting 1
  • Test 10.2: Reporting 2
  • Survey(10): your opinion matters!
  • Unit 10: Finish
  • Section 11: Quality planning and assurance (U4E1,U4E2)
  • Section 11 introduction
  • Chapter 01: Basic principles of quality planning
  • Chapter 01: Basics of quality assurance
  • Assignment: Quality plan and criteria
  • Test 11.1: Quality planning 1 (Importance and the roles)
  • Test 11.2: Quality planning 2 (Quality of processes)
  • Test 11.3: Quality planning 3 (Quality of deliverables)
  • Test 11.4: Quality assurance 1 (Overall project quality)
  • Test 11.5: Quality assurance 2 (Internal reviews)
  • Test 11.6: Quality assurance 3 (External reviews)
  • Survey(11): your opinion matters!
  • Unit 11: Finish
  • Section 12: Risk management (U4E3)
  • Section 12 introduction
  • Chapter 01: EU projects related risks
  • Additional reading (Risk management)
  • Assignment: Risk management plan
  • Test 12.1 Risk management 1
  • Test 12.2 Risk management 2
  • Test 12.3 Risk management 3
  • Survey(12): your opinion matters!
  • Unit 12: Finish
  • Section 13: Communication area
  • Communication with tutors
  • Section 14: Exam info
  • Don't forget: Certificate of course completion
  • The exam: step-by-step instructions sample
  • Remote Proctoring Exam policy
  • Remote Proctoring Quick guide
  • Where to go from here?
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever