FINAL CALL: Last seats for seminars in October&November 2016

This is the final call to participate to ETCP EU Funds seminars in October and November 2016 all over Europe Share expertise with colleagues from different Member States and key European practitioners; work on practical cases; prepare yourself with online courses and get qualification. LAST SEATS are available for seminars below: • Prague, 20 21 October Simplification: Making EU initiatives more user-friendly for beneficiaries and authorities • Zagreb 24 25 October Innovation R&D : Focusing on best actions for innovation, R&D and entrepreneurship • Vilnius 24 25 October E-Cohesion: Optimising and reducing administrative burdens using SF MIS (New) • Bratislava,
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Special E-cohesion seminar December 2016 : #IPA #ENI #MIS #Podgorica

On 5 and 6 December 2016 in Podgorica (Montenegro), ETCP invites all EU Neighbourhood and pre-accession countries, managers of IPA & ENI to a special event: 2-Day| E-cohesion for IPA ENI : 2016 Success of Management & Information System 10% discount for registration by 4 October* How the use of Management and Information System (MIS) reduces administrative burdens and improves monitoring of EU Funds? Mr Arturas Patapas, ETCP key expert on SFMIS project management and Ms Ivana Vargas, Head of Financial Control Service, National Fund, Ministry of Finance, Croatia will focus on the key following:  Focus on good practices of IPA/EU funds monitoring
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SOTEU: Flexibility & results focus to Cohesion Policy #Simplification

On 14 September Commission President Mr Juncker gave a speech on the State of Union 2016. It focused on budget on priorities, ensures more flexibility, simplification of the rules and less red tape. What about cohesion policy? EC promises greater flexibility, simplification and results focus to Cohesion Policy. Rules under which Member States and other beneficiaries receive EU money will be simply: some of the expected results include, for example, simplifying administrative burden for researcher to benefit from funds to dedicate more time to research. Interested in Simplification of Cohesion Policy? ETCP Special event  |   Simplification: Making EU initiatives
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ETCP Seminars: Satisfaction and progression rates up to 80%

Your progress and satisfaction are at the heart of our activity! With specific qualitative and quantitative indicators we set up our own “Results Based Approach” to ensure quality of our seminars! To improve your training experience, we give a high consideration to your feedback in evaluations filled after each session. On Satisfaction, we consider 3 criteria: training content, lecturers approach and general organisation. We are proud to come with a satisfaction rate of 91%! On Progression, we consider the difference between participants’ results to ex-ante and ex-post quizzes. You can be proud to totalise a progression rate of 82% (since the set up of the quizzes in January 2016) Spread the word.. and see you
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How to simplify ESIF? Special event #Simplification in #Slovenia

Simplification is one of the key issues of the new programming period. Generally, stakeholders presume that simplification is about reducing the administrative burdens for beneficiaries and programme implementing bodies alike. The reality shows that sometimes simplification for beneficiaries requires extensive adaptation (redesign) of the principles and operating processes of the management and control system, the working practices of IBs, MA, CA and AA, and a different set of knowledge, competences and expertise for their personnel. Consequently, simplification measures lead initially to insecurity, a possible higher risk of errors and higher administrative costs, before the positive effects for the administration emerge.
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Did you ever go to Munich? #verification #springbreak #seminar

Munich plays an active part in European city networks and is one of Europe’s advanced technology hub cities. The Capital of the state of Bavaria is the second most popular destination after Berlin and offers many well-known places to visit : the Pinakothek Museum, the English Garden, and the famous Marienplatz… Click here for more information ETCP went to Munich in October 2013 for a special conference with over 100 participants to discuss on The New Instruments of Cohesion Policy 2014-2020. In April 2016, we invite you to go back to Munich for New Spring Break session on Verification lectured by Mr Franck Sottou, Ms Susanne Volz and
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Meet ETCP expert : Audrius Zabotka, #Financial Instruments #Munich

ETCP collaborates with many international experts coming from all over Europe. This month, we would like to introduce Mr Audrius Zabotka, Financial Key Expert, member of ETCP network since 2012.  Audrius will lecture seminar on Financial Instruments with Ms Susanne Volz from 21 to 22 April 2016 in Munich. Mr Zabotka is a practitioner in design, implementation and improvement of Financial instruments and Global Grant measures. He has a strong expertise in day-to-day management of Financial instruments (FI) and Fund of Funds (FoF), monitoring and control at the level of Financial instruments, Financial intermediaries and final recipients. Director General at INVEGA, he is a
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E-governance & Simplified Costs at stake! #simplication #E-cohesion #seminars

One of the main objectives for 2014-2020 is to improve and simplify access to EU Funding and make rules and procedures simpler. According to this initiative, by decision of 10 July 2015, the Commission has set up a High Level Group of Independent Experts on Monitoring Simplification for Beneficiaries of the ESIF. By looking at the use of IT tools available for beneficiaries to apply for funding and manage projects, they identify good practices and ideas not tested yet, and make recommendations to improve the uptake of simplification measures for 2014-2020. More information on EC’s webside: https://ec.europa.eu/futurium/en/simplify-esif Interested in the issue ?
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