Business and Management training for Successful ICT graduated trainees of the “EU support for the competitiveness of Kosovo’s ICT sector” Project.

Business and Management training for successful ICT graduated trainees of the “EU support for the competitiveness of Kosovo’s ICT sector” Project

The project supports the growth of Kosovo’s ICT sector by providing training courses to people to develop digital and business skills to support the ICT labour market and to put the improved skills effectively in use. The overall objective is to enhance the competitiveness of Kosovo’s digital and traditional business by supporting the growth of Kosovo’s ICT sector leading to growth and new job creation.

Following the completion of the delivery of two semesters of the ICT Skills Development Training to improve the ICT capacities of the Kosovo ICT workforce provided to 492 people the Project announces Business and Management training for trainees completed the ICT Skills Development Training.

The training curricula are designed in line with domestic and global IT market trends and on current needs for training on business development and management for ICT businesses, including start-ups, self-employed, developed and export-oriented.

The business and management training consists of two modules:

  1. Module I – Start-ups: From Entrepreneurship to Idea Management and implementation, Leadership (20 hours)
  2. Module II – Business and Financial Planning and Models, Empowering Marketing (20 hours)

Who can apply?

Successful ICT graduated trainees participated in the ICT training of the “EU support for the competitiveness of Kosovo’s ICT sector” Project, who meet the following eligibility criteria.

Selection Criteria

Selection Criteria Weight
Basic criteria Completion of the ICT Training provided by the ICT Kosovo Project*

Education

Targeted Career

70
Other Criteria Good communications skills ability

Management and Business experience

30
Essential criteria Local Participants of IT courses

English Language

Desired Criteria Professional experience in years

* The applicants should provide the Certificate of completion of ICT training provided by  the “EU support for the competitiveness of Kosovo’s ICT sector” Project.

 

Training dates:

The training will be carried out between October – November 2021, 4 hours course per day (from 17:00-21:00), max. 2 days per week. 40 hours of training.

 

Trainer

Davide Branco holds a Laurea (Advanced degree) in Economic Policy in Italy and an MSc in Corporate Governance in the UK. He is an experienced SME International Development and Training Expert with more than 35 years of general experience.

He covered various positions as Marketing & Export Manager, Export & Marketing Consultant, Project Manager, Team Leader, Program Manager, Senior Lecturer, Visiting Professor, Senior Capacity Building and Training Expert, Senior SME Expert, Senior Entrepreneurship Expert and lately Senior Employment Expert, in both National and large EU funded projects. He has designed, coordinated and delivered numerous capacity-building activities and training programs in topics such as SME Development, Business, Management and Entrepreneurship, addressed to Unemployed, Managers, Youth, Women, Business Service Managers and providers, Public Officials, Start-ups, SMEs, Entrepreneurs, Social Entrepreneurs and others. During his complementing academic career as Senior Lecturer-Visiting Professor in strategic management & entrepreneurship as well as BA and MA Program Director, he designed Master’s level curricula, while he is author of booklets and seminars’ papers on entrepreneurship and development. Membership of various SMEs associations, Councils and so on, do complete the profile.

The deadline for application is 13 October 2021!