Hints on Proposal Development
Clear project idea, preliminary work plan, consortium building are all crucial parts of and FP7 proposal to get the funding needed for the project implementation. In this course you can get familiar with the key elements of successful proposal writing.
You can also go through on a proposal template (Part A,B).
FP7 Basic financial rules
Via this course you can get familiar with the fundamentals of FP7 financial rules needed for developing and starting a project.
FP7 Budget development
Via this course you can go through on the steps of budget development from scratch and you can get familiar with the calculation of the different costs items via practical examples.
This course presents the first steps of proposal development via a practical example. The “guided tour” starts from introducing the procedure of finding open calls for proposals in the Seventh Framework Programme, analyse the information and documents of the call and to translate the work programme topic into the main objectives of the proposal.
„I'm a great believer in luck, and I find
the harder I work the more I have of it”Thomas Jefferson
Knowing the evaluation procedure and how the evaluators are selected can be very helpful in preparing successful proposals in the future. The way how the evaluators think, the criteria they use and the process they apply guides you to present your project concept on an understandable and convincing way to increase your chances of getting financed by the EC.
“Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted” Albert Einstein
The solid knowledge of the negotiation process, documents required and the role of the different players is essential to make the contract negotiation with the EC a real negotiation that leads to a implementable project with successful results at the end. This course guides you through the whole negotiation procedure from receiving the invitation to negotiation until signing the grant agreement.
"The fellow who says he'll meet you halfway usually thinks he's standing on the dividing line." Battista, Orlando A.
Ms. Gabriella Lovasz, the Assistant Managing Director of Europa Media, shares her experiences on kick-off meetings. The video presents the key factors that determine the success of the meetings. You can get familiar with how to start your project; what to discuss, how to cooperate with the partners and keep the project on truck from the beginning.
„Good management is the art of making problems
so interesting and their solutions so constructive that
everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.”
D&E activities are more and more crucial to maximise the impact of the project and ensure the sustainability of the project results even after the funding period. By presenting the tools and methods worth to use and/or should not be forgotten from the first day of the project this course makes your dissemination and exploitation activities more efficient.
„Quality never goes out of style” Levi’s product guarantee
Coordinating the work of many organisations to reach the set project objectives while fulfilling the requirements and expectations of the partners and external stakeholders requires tremendous amount of work and sometimes even seems to be impossible. Learn from the experience of Mr. Gabor Kitley, the Managing Director of Europa Media, to make your and your partners’ life easier and ensure smooth cooperation from the beginning of the project.
"Management is, above all, a practice where art, science, and craft meet." Henry Mintzberg
Financial audits of FP7 projects
This course gives you an insight into issues related to EC audit preparation. Practical tasks will help you to get prepared and adequately respond to the auditors’ expectations.