Exercises to evaluate the lesson-learnt on PCM

According to the plan, after the publication of the bibliography, the six training modules and the tutorials , we are happy to announce that the exercises and tests to support the self-assessement of the lesson-learnt on PCm are now available in all partner languages.

As they are strongly linked to the diverse training modules, they are available close to the «view-online» and «download» option of each single module here: scroll down, open the chosen module, go to the exercise. The self-test for Module 0 takes the form of an exercise in developing a simple project action plan using the Project Cycle Management approach. This includes identifying a suitable mentor to help with understanding, and even explaining further, particular features of PCM. Then undertaking an effective needs analysis, feasibility study, and a range of other important activities needed to generate a successful proposal.

The test for the modules 1-to-5 are in the form of the multiple questionnaire, and offers the possibility to verify if you answered correctly, or what issues need an eventual review.

Do not wait any longer and verify your skills and competences on PCM.

The «module 5 – Project implementation and valorisation of results; finance and budgeting; and monitoring and evaluation» is available in free download.

The Module 5 considers the diverse issues regarding the implementation of the partnership when an application is accepted. Three areas will be considered: first, implementing the project and valorizing (that is, disseminating and exploiting) the results and outputs; second, finance and budgetary control; third, monitoring and evaluation of the project progress and outputs. The «module 5 – Project implementation and valorisation of results; finance and budgeting; and monitoring and evaluation» is available in English, French, Italian, Polish, Greek and Dutch. The module in download is accessible here.

The «module 4 -Submission procedures according to the guidelines of the EU Commission» is available in free download.

The Module 4 offers a deep focus on the diverse issues relatid to the proposal submission, in order to ensure a successful outcome. The materials has been organized on a three level structure: the first group of slides considers the pre-submission period with useful general and technical guidelines; the second group concerns the application procedure, with particular reference to Erasmus+ and H2020 proposals; finally, the module offers useful tips for a successful submission and external links for further information. The»module 4 -Submission procedures according to the guidelines of the EU Commission» is available in English, French, Italian, Polish, Greek and Dutch. The module in download is accessible here.

The «module 3 – Building an international, national and local partnership» is available in free download.

Module 3 deepens the major aspects related to the selection process and procedures regarding the building of your partnership for the project. Choosing your partners is a very important task. You will need to work with your partners for probably two or more years in the project and you need to be sure that they are reliable and will deliver on time. Obviously, there is also a matter of financial capacity as well as many other aspects, which are equally important. The «module 3 – Building an international, national and local partnership»» is available in English, French, Italian, Polish, Greek and Dutch. The module in download is accessible here.

The «module 2 – How to structure an innovative and sustainable project idea» is available in free download.

The Module 2 will guide you to deep the process and the «how to» structure an innovative and sustainable project idea. It includes considerations regarding the analysis of the logical structure of the project intervention using the Project Cycle Management itself. Module 2 is focused on the process of project development: from need analysis to SWOT matrix; from the design of the objectives under the SMART matrix, to the development of an innovative, sustainable, effective project idea. The «module 2 – How to structure an innovative and sustainable project idea» is available in English, French, Italian, Polish, Greek and Dutch. The module in download is accessible here.

Evaluation required

Following the progress of the implementation, and in conformity with what you have read in the slides, it comes the moment for the evaluation. we therefore invite you to fill in the evaluation questionnaire of the tutorials that you find here ….
We thank you in advance for your attention and time: your indications are precious for us to improve the quality of our training outputs.

The «module 1 – Financial and programmatic priorities of the EU2020 strategy within various programs» is available in free download.

This «module 1 – Financial and programmatic priorities of the EU2020 strategy within various programs» deals with financial and programmatic priorities of the EU2020 strategy within various programs. It offers a detailed overview for the factors we need to consider before approaching EU funds; it explores various issues concerning the ways of selecting an appropriate EU funding programme. The «module 1 – Financial and programmatic priorities of the EU2020 strategy within various programs» is available in English, Frenche, Italian, Polish, Greek and Dutch. The module in download is accessible here.

The «module 0 -things to know when applying for EU funds» is available in free download.

We are happy to announce that the “Module 0 – Things to know when applying for EU funds” is now available in free download from the dedicated section of this platform. The module provides an introduction to the all other Generativity modules and to the basic concept, principles and praxis of Project Cycle Management (PCM) which is being used as an essential tool for EU project management success. The “Module 0 – Things to know when applying for EU funds” is available in English, Frenche, Italian, Polish, Greek and Dutch. The module in download is accessible here.

Video Tutorials are online!

They are finally online the tutorial focusing on IT tools to help you to become more effective on PCM targeted to social interventions: they are a series of «how-to» video materials, a very effective method used by open source communities, which proved to be for learning ICT tools. The tutorials cover the following aspects on how to work with online drives; create accounts and familiarize with different tools; create project in management software, inviting members; use the basic functions of management tools: communication with the team, task; management, file area; create and assign tasks including feedback mechanism; create Gantt chart; create sample project budget; use the workdays timesheets; import and export data; customize working environment, filtering and sorting, setting profile and notifications; use dissemination reporting and timesheets.

They are available in English with subtitles in all partner languages.

It is possible to collaborate with us by giving feedback on tutorials and modules by registering on the collaborate section of the platform.

All the tutorials are free and easy to use: you just have to choose the tutorial of your interest by searching through their titles; select the chosen one and watch it. To receive a constant update, please also register to the project youtube page.

Look at the videos

Best wishes from all the professionals and partner organizations … with our greatest wishes of a happy learning and a happy new projects

All the staff and organizations of the Generativity project offer you the possibility to learn and develop your skills and competences in developing and implementing your project ideas in order to maximize their impact and help you to design effective and sustainable projects.

We consider the six training modules on Project Cycle Management that are available online as our way to wish you a happy learning and a happy new projects.

From January onward the downloadable version of each single module will be available on the project website.

To receive the constant updates on the downloadable modules, please register on the “how to collaborate” link on the project website www.generativity.eu