Still, there will be hundreds of new topics opened for project ideas when the next FP7 calls come out this summer/autumn.
Do you know how to select the most suitable call/topic for your organisation?
Competition is getting tougher...
Adapting your strategies to make your idea fit into the call topics is crucial for success.
Do you know how to really differentiate your idea from the others'?
Getting funded is only the first step!
Most projects have profound problems during the implementation phase.
Do you know how to handle them or at least keep them intra-muros?
Financial rules have significantly changed in the last period
EC-conducted financial audits have just started - many beneficiaries are facing serious financial management issues.
Do you know when and why EC auditors are coming and how to get prepared?
Why participate at the FP7- European Summer Academy?
The intensive 5-day course gives you the full life-cycle of project management - from the strategic planning phase until post-project EC financial audits.
Experience Europa Media's unique "learning-by-doing" approach - presentations in the morning sessions, then practice your newly-gained knowledge during the afternoon workshops specially designed for the particular topics:
Workshop on proposal development
learn how to adapt your idea to fit the expectations of the evaluators - how to structure your objectives and WPs, how to differentiate between results and impacts, how to make THE DIFFERENCE!
Workshop on proposal evaluation
be an FP7 evaluator for a day and evaluate real FP7 proposals during the workshop: learn and experience how
Workshop on FP7 project management
solve the real life-case scenarios in small groups acting like a project consortium: find out how to handle non-performing partners, internal problems, delays, IPR issues or any bottlenecks.
Workshop on financial reporting and EC audits
learn how to prepare bullet-proof FORM Cs by analysing time-sheets, personnel costs calculations, travel and equipment invoices provided during the exercise.
We know because we do it!
Learn all about FP7 proposal preparation, project management and financial issues!
Test your skills and knowledge at our unique workshops specifically designed to simulate how things are going in the "FP7 virtual reality".
Learn from your mistakes and find out how to avoid making them in your next project(s).
Discover the tools to communicate with your partners, deal with your EC officers and manoeuvre when facing internal or external problems.
Learn from our experiences (and the mistakes we have made...), and network with others walking in the same shoes!
Get an exclusive preview of the Horizon 2020 programme (a.k.a FP8).
Experience you can trust!
Is this training right for me?
Feedback from previous participants show that this course is equally useful for researchers and administrators, rookies or veterans, managers and decision-makers, coming from public sector, universities or private entities. Thanks to our learning-by-doing approach and the unique workshops, participants with different background will meet all their expectations!
We all need to understand the EU rules to fully benefit with less risks and costs!
After an intensive day, have a rest and enjoy yourself in the unique Wellness Centre which offers log sauna, infra sauna, steam bath, scent and salt chamber, experience showers, 12 saunas and various refreshing, pampering treatments.
What do you get?
The European Summer Academy is an all-inclusive training course; the fee includes:
Training material (electronic + hard copy)
Access to background documentation, workshop materials
Accommodation for 5 nights
Coffee breaks, breakfasts and lunches for five days
Social events (a boat-tour with wine tasting on the Lake Balaton on Tuedsay and a common dinner near the lake on Thursday)
Transfer between the airport/Budapest city center and the hotel
To requite our participants for their active participation, we give a 100 Euro Voucher after the event that can be used by any third party at any Europa Media training. Ask your colleagues before registration or ask us if somebody from your organization attended our course and have a valid Voucher you can benefit from. You can also participate in EM Games, Quizzes and Tests to receive our Voucher as a gift!
3rd Delegate Discount
More people would like to come to the course, but the budget is limited? The 3rd delegate pays only half price!
We requite our partner organizations which send more than 5 attendees to our courses within a calendar year. These organizations receive a special VIP code that guarantees them an extra 8% discount of any Europa Media service provided. We will inform all 5 participants of the VIP status and send the code to be used by the employees in future registrations. The guarantee lives indefinitely for all employees of the partner.