EU Project Management
The design and management of projects from A to Z

30 May-3 June 2022

14-18 November 2022

What is the EU Project Management Training Course?

A one-week interactive journey along the life of EU-funded projects, from programming to project design, proposal writing, budgeting, project implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

Through detailed case studies and exercises on key project design and management tools, this interactive training course delivers a comprehensive knowledge of essential techniques for successful, result-oriented and cost-effective management of EU projects.

Designed to assist professionals with grasping the complexities of EU funding schemes and to keep projects on track, our project management training course covers all phases of an EU Project. More specifically, throughout the course, participants learn how to find EU funding opportunities, how to design a project and how to write a project proposal.
Moreover, the course aims to support good management practices and effective decision making throughout the project management cycle – from programming, identification, formulation, to implementation and evaluation.

High level experienced practitioners lead participants through a curriculum based on the latest project management methodologies.

Which methods are used?

The May-June 2022 edition will take place in an face-to-face format in Bruges.

The November 2022 edition will take place on MS Teams, which allows for a highly interactive online learning.

Participants will be able to:

·        See and interact with the trainers and their peers during the training sessions;
·        Follow the lectures and presentations;
·        Have access to the variety of training material published and stored on MS Teams;
·        Sharpen their Project Management skills during practical exercises in small groups;
·        Extend the interaction with fellow participants and trainers thanks to chat channels/video calls available  throughout the duration of the course.     

All in all, it will create a unique virtual space for learning, networking and exchange.

In both courses, the participants will be able to benefit from:

  • Interactive training sessions examining theoretical and practical aspects of EU Project Management;
  • Group practical exercises designed to develop project management essential skills;
  • Case studies based on real-life EU funded projects;
  • Individual and collective feedback giving participants the opportunity to maximise their personal learning experience.

Why participate?

After this one-week training course, you will have gained the necessary know-how and self-confidence to be able to effectively manage EU funded projects.

The programme will offer you the possibility to:

  • Improve, extend and update your knowledge and understanding of the management of EU funded projects;
  • Grasp the complexities of EU funding schemes and gain the knowledge to succeed in a variety of funding opportunities;
  • Strengthen your project design and management skills through numerous practical exercises;
  • Learn and practise how to properly design and fill in a project Logframe matrix (also referring to OPSYS) that is a cornerstone of further efficient monitoring, successful implementation and evaluation of your project;
  • Master your skills in budgeting your project expenses;
  • Enjoy a unique opportunity to learn in a multicultural atmosphere and extend your personal and professional network;
  • Join the exclusive LinkedIn group for the alumni of the course;
  • Receive a certificate from the College of Europe upon successful completion of the course.

Note from Ms Joséphine ARPAILLANGE, trainer of the course

“You want to be in control of your life. You can visualise your goals and the clear path you set to fulfil them. Flexible to plans B so to face the unexpected, your team spirit makes you receptive to new ideas and new moves towards your goals. Staying focused, being efficient and playing by the rules are neither constraints nor a challenge as you have a sense of responsibility. Do you recognise yourself in this profile of a Good Project Manager?  In any case, I can assure you that the EU Project Management course will provide tips to sharpen your natural aptitude and skills, and tricks to avoid pitfalls, so that you can become a Successful EU Project Manager.”