«ROUNDTABLE FOR SOCIAL ECONOMY & ENTREPRENEURHIP – ACTION & GROWTH PROSPECTS»
Nowadays in Greece, the need of searching and finding alternative sources of employment and integration into entrepreneurship through organized strategies and action is more intense than ever before.
A source like this is Social Economy and Entrepreneurship’s sector which shows positive growth prospects and can absorb people who are interested in joining employment and entrepreneurship while they are contributing to the development of the local and national economy.
In this direction, Institute of Entrepreneurship Development in collaboration with the Association of Thessalian Business and Industries, organized a workshop – roundtable for exchanging thoughts, presentation of actions and strategies as well as best practices related with Social Economy and Entrepreneurship. Within the workshop’s framework, there will be special emphasis on how the social Economy sector can be a means of integrating vulnerable and specific groups of the population, such as immigrants, into employment and entrepreneurship.
The result of the workshop – roundtable will be to record the existing needs and to plan actions and strategies related with the training of the stakeholders around Social Economy and Entrepreneurship.
The workshop – roundtable will take place on Thursday, 11th of May 2017, 17:45 – 21:00 at conference room of Association of Thessalian Business and Industries, 1st floor.
4th Transnational meeting
11-12 May 2017
The 4th Transnational Meeting within SENTIM project took place in Larissa, Greece on 11th and 12th of May, 2017. During the first day of the meeting, partners met in the premises of the Thessalian Association of Enterprises and Industries and, on the second day, partners met in the premises of the VET center “OpenMellon”.
The meeting started with a general overview of the project’s state of the art, which according to the coordinator is very satisfying as partners have ensured a high quality of the project’s outcomes and activities so far and, also, the development of the e-learning platform is in a very good level.
Furthermore, BURGOS ACOGE and G.O. Bufalini made short presentations regarding the workshops developed in their countries accordingly and the feedback collected through these events.
Regarding the e-learning platform, at the moment of the meeting in Larissa, the majority of the material is already uploaded and can be found available here:
Workshop – Roundtable Event in the city of Karditsa
The Institute of Entrepreneurship Development in collaboration with the Development Agency of Karditsa, organized a workshop – roundtable for exchanging thoughts, presentation of actions and strategies as well as best practices related with Social Economy and Entrepreneurship.
Region of Karditsa shows a high interest and activity in the field of social economy, therefore a significant pool of success stories and best practices are available (e.g. Stevia Cooperative)
Development Agency of Karditsa has a vast experience in the field of social economy and entrepreneurship, having supported the foundation of several social enterprises in the region Thessaly.
The Institute of Entrepreneurship Development informed the participants about the Erasmus + project “Sentim”. Significant focus was given to the e-learning platform that have been developed within the framework of the project. (http://athena.entre.gr/en/courses/social-entrepreneurship-for-immigrants)
The workshop – roundtable took place on Friday, 7th of July 2017, 09:30 – 14:30 at conference room of Development Agency of Karditsa S.A., 1ST FLOOR.