What’s happening in 2017? #seminars #expertise #onlinedegree

The new ETCP programme for 2017 is now available! Contact us to receive your copy today and see what we have lined up for you: choose between exchange and tailor-made, on-the-spot or online seminars. Meet the experts and learn more about the new topics we have in store! Registration for seminars is now open, be the first to save your seat! More information about online degrees is coming up in January. ETCP wishes you happy holidays & and all the best in 2017!
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Tackle all aspects of Programmes and Project management #5-Day #Paris #December

ETCP invites you to its 5-Day Essential Management seminar from 12 to 19 December. With key experts Ms  Volz and Mr Sottou participants got step-by-step essential knowledge about the key points of EU funds management at programme and project levels with introduction to some simplification and more efficient procedures This seminar focuses on EU 2020 strategies / New Logframe of indicators / Key alerts about errors, irregularities and fraud / Essential knowledge about the Theory of Change / Examples of Smart Specialisation and Sustainable Development schemes Please contact if interested to save seats or register online 
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Implementation of the funds #Beneficaries #Communication #Transparency

The EU has a responsibility to be transparent about the spending of public money. A map is available online which provides direct links to lists of the beneficiaries of the European Regional Development Fund and the Cohesion Fund. The linked websites are managed by the respective Member State who, under the rules governing the implementation of the funds 2014-2020 (EU No 1303/2013), must publish the name of the beneficiary, the activity and the amount of public funding allocated. Click here to get access to the map and lists of beneficiaries. Interested in Communication? From 24 to 25 November 2016, ETCP Team
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It is all about Simplification #Ljubljana #Prague #October2016

ETCP organised with the Slovenian Managing Authority  (GOSP), in Ljubljana, on 5 and 6 September 2016, an in-house seminar on EU initiatives for the simplification of the administration of EU funds  (including SCO and Joint Action Plan). All ministries managing EU Funds in Slovenia were represented with a final group of 45 participants attending the seminar. Experts Mr Franck Sottou and Ms Susanne Volz presented this tailor made seminar including example-based presentation and question- and answer sessions to discuss participants’ cases. What? Simplification is not only Simplified Costs, it is also about: Reviewing Gold-plating HLG proposals (Audit and State Aid)
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ESIF Simplification : What ? Why ? For who ? How ? #Prague #October2016

CoR published on 16 August an article by Petr Osval, Chairman of the Czech Delegation, rapporteur on simplification. He stresses the need to increase role of the EU and beneficiaries over Member States in the setup of the rules. More trust and clear accountability: The question at stake is the balance between looking at errors or at achievement and effect. Introduction of more trust and clear accountability would be as important as the fight against corruption and cutting ESIF Bureaucracy, according to Osval. Reinforcement of EU Rules: Public Procurement – State Aid : He suggests to reinforce EU Rules over national ones for call
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The Results-Oriented Approach: Cohesion Policy at work

DG Budget Director General, Ms Nadia Calviño, presented the progress and challenges ahead of the EU Budget Focused on Results initiative during the 7th European Evaluation Conference “The result orientation: Cohesion Policy at work”. The conference, organised by the Directorates-General for Regional and Urban Policy and Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission, gathered Managing Authorities, evaluation experts, the academia, and stakeholders from across Europe to discuss and highlight the benefits of evidence based policy making. EU Budget Focused on Results Presentation is available here. Let’s talk about Results and Indicators from 10 to 11 October 2016 in Paris with
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Management & Control: Special offer for autumn seminars

Registrations are open for new EU Funds sessions after summer break: ETCP invites you in Paris to focus on Management & Control with experts Franck Sottou and Susanne Volz Register before 25 August and get 15% discount. 3-Day | Verification “Preventing, detecting and correcting errors and irregularities” Date : 26 to 28 September 2016 Venue : Paris Focus : Control & Audit Ask for detailed agenda /Register here
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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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Introduction to the selection process with Colm Dunne #GuidingPrinciples #Results #Performance

We are pleased to introduce this month one of our main senior expert, Mr Colm Dunne, International Public Sector Team Leader and lecturer for ETCP seminars for 8 years. From 30 May to 1 June 2016, Colm will lecture for the second time, new 2016 seminar on selection and evaluation process. “The Common Provisions Regulation for current period introduced a new requirement to include the Guiding Principles for selection.” So how have the Member States addressed this new requirement? What are the best practices? What is the difference between guiding principles and selection criteria? What a guiding principle looks like in practice? What are the main concerns
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