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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Focus on Verification tasks #Winter break #Paris

ETCP invites you to Verification Winter Break : Tackling control and fraud prevention efficiently from 5 to 9 December in Paris (France) With experts Susanne Volz, Franck Sottou, Severino Osterero focus on Verification tasks for 5days. The very point of verification is to prevent and/or detect and correct irregularities. The purpose of the seminar is to enable the participants to identify and deal with irregularities more effectively and more efficiently. Focus on 2 levels: the skills level of the individual participant (focus on verification methods) improvement options of the management and control systems. More info in video Contact us to register to
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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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Financial Instruments delivering ESI Funds: Munich -14&15 November

European Commission encourages the use of financial instruments and adopted a few month ago, 2 new “off-the-shelf”, i.e. “ready-to-use” financial instruments for ESI Funds investments. Young businesses and urban development project promoters will have easier access to funding. In the 2014-2020 period, the Commission is encouraging Member States to double their European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds investments used through financial instruments, such as loans, equity and guarantees, in line with the objectives of the Investment Plan. Interested in the issue? Register for ETCP seminar in Munich on 14 15 November 2016 2-Day | Financial Instruments: Setting up financial instruments to deliver desired results LAST
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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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STOEU: EU Funds support Digital Single Market & Wifi4EU  #Innovation

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 announced strategic investments in broadband, online services, digital technologies and innovation in SMEs. Extra €50m (to total €120m) will be allocated for Wifi4EU  initiative in support of provision of free local wireless connectivity. Over 20 billion from the ESIF will support the Digital Single Market. Interested in Innovation? ETCP 2-Day seminar |  Innovation R&D : Focusing on best actions for innovation, R&D
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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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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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