CIM – Promoting Creativity and Innovation Management in an innovative blended learning and validation programme at the interface between higher education and business

Abstract/Aim
Promoting Creativity and Innovation Management in an innovative blended learning and validation programme at the interface between higher education (HE) and business, CIM. With an innovative, self-directed learning method, CIM will develop and pilot an approach based on a long-term partnership of academia, business and educational partners. The traineeships will involve students from 6 universities that will work along a project management structure and self-directed learning approach; each trainee has to plan, develop and assess his/her project, which leads towards at least one of the above key competences, to be validated and connected to European validation and certification instruments.

Keywords
Creativity; Innovation Management; Blended learning; Innovative teaching

Partners
Universität Duisburg-Essen, Alemanha (Coord.); German Institute for Adult Education – Leibniz Center for Lifelong Learning, Alemanha; blinc eG – blended learning institutions cooperative, Alemanha; Q21, Alemanha; Joker, Belgium; Trendhuis, Belgium; Scuola Superiore di Studi e di Prefezionamento Sant Anna, Itália; Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Itália; Centro Studi e Iniziative Europeo, Itália; Vilnius University – Faculty of Economics, Lituania; Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists, Lituânia; Aristotelio Panepistimio Thessalonikis University, Grécia; CATRO, Bulgaria; die Berater GmbH, Austria; Dublin City University, Irlanda

Coordinator
MARE, Polytechnic of Leiria: Roberto Gamboa – roberto.gamboa@ipleiria.pt

Funding
41.412,00€ (IPLeiria)| EACEA – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency // Duration 2018–2020 (24 months)