Centre for practice-orientated training of professionals in the Moldovan financial system

The aim of the FINPractice is the creation of a practice-oriented further-education Centre for the Moldovan Financial Economy, which is integrated into the existing and accredited educational institutions of the Republic of Moldova. As a result, the FINPractice training centre was fully taken over and will be continued by the Centre of Excellence for Economics and Finance in Chisinau.

consortium: Grazer Wechselseitige Versicherung AG (Graz, Austria), I.P.R. Callidus (Chisinau, Moldova), GmbH (Vienna, Austria), Centre of Excellence for Economy and Finance (Chisinau, Moldova), Ministry of Education of the Republic of Moldova, National Bank of the Republic of Moldova, Financial Market Authority of the Republic of Moldova.

implementation period: 01.03.2017 – 31.12.2019

Austria, Moldova


Creation of job opportunities for people with disabilities in the Republic of Kosovo

The project goal was improving job opportunities for the physically, and physically disabled, in the Republic of Kosovo through self-empowerment training and placement support. As a result, in an official ceremony, all participants of the program received their certificates, which reflected their achievements in their individual courses. Most of the graduates are now in unsubsidised employment.

consortium: Management Development Associates (MDA) Pristina

implementation period: 01.06.2014 – 30.06.2015

Austria, Kosovo

Design for Excellence

The project goal was to design and develop an integrated self-test learning solution that SMEs can use and deploy to prepare for EFQM certification. The result was a completed training software that is now on the market.

consortium: EUROFORTIS (Riga, Latvia), IBK Management Solutions GmbH (Wiesbaden, Germany), IZONE (Aveiro, Portugal), TEMPO Training and Consulting (Prague, Czech Republic)

implementation period: 01.01.2012 – 31.12.2013

Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, Latvia, Portugal

Iliria College

Modular tourism training for Kosovo regions

Jobseeking Kosovars, from different regions of the Republic of Kosovo, are being tapped into by regional development agencies in tourism. A tailor-made modular training program, that offers a range of courses for example “retail and service orientation” and also including region-specific content, such as viticulture and art, ran for over 2 years. As a result, the program not only helped many participants achieve a sustainable job, but also contributed significantly to the economic development of the regions concerned.

consortium: Iliria College Pristina

implementation period: 01.01.2012 – 31.12.2013

Austria, Kosovo