International Projects

Projects

International Projects

Development of an International Multidisciplinary Master Program (M.Sc.) Master of Science in Structural Engineering and Risk Management of Industrial Facilities – CONSTRUCT

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Project partners:
– Aachen University, Aachen, Germany;
– RWTH International Academy, Aachen, Germany;
– Ss. Cyril and Methodius University – UKIM,
– Faculty of Civil Engineering, Skopje, Macedonia;
– Institute for Research in Environment, Civil Engineering and Energy – IECE, Skopje, Macedonia

Fund – German government

Project goals:
• Developing an international, multidisciplinary post-graduate master program;
• Applying to an international an reputable accreditation institute for the accreditation;
• Preparation of the required capacities to implement the master program after the project lifetime;
• Fostering and strengthening the partnerships between Germany and Macedonia in the field of education, academic and scientific training, as well as research.

 

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Professional Development Courses for Engineering Management and Leadership Skills – MLS4Eng

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Project objective: The wider objective of the project is to improve Macedonian engineering manager’s performance through improvement of their management and leadership skills. The major aim of the project is to jointly develop and implement professional development courses for engineering management and leadership skills, which will address European standards for management and leadership, as well as be built on rigorous research evidence and principles of adult education. The professional development courses for management and leadership skills will be modular and practice-oriented, and will overcome skills mismatches and increase management and leadership competencies of engineers working on managerial positions in Macedonia, and in the region prospectively.

Target group: The target group consists of engineering managers, engineers entrepreneurs or engineers who wish to become managers, from Macedonia and the neighboring countries with similar context. The professional development courses for management and leadership skills aim to improve their competences, linked to their professional profiles, increase opportunities for professional development, and will increase the motivation and satisfaction in their daily work.

Period of project implementation: September 2015 – August 2017

Budget line: Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union

Project partners:
• Institute for Research in Environment, Civil Engineering and Energy – IECE;
• Perfect Project Spolka z ograniczona odpowiedzialnoscia;
• World University Service – Osterreichisches komitee verein;
• Civil Engineering Institute Macedonia;
• Bit – management Beratungs GesmbH.

Project website: http://mls4eng.iege.edu.mk//

Activities:
• Analysis of the needs and challenges of engineering managers;
• Review of state of art and effective training programs;
• Benchmarking of management and leadership standards;
• Curriculum development for professional development courses for engineering management and leadership skills;
• Developing learning materials and e-learning environment.

Effects:
• Improve Macedonian engineering manager’s performance through improvement of their management and leadership skills;
• Specially designed learning environment will meet the needs of the adult learners, providing flexibility and innovative approaches of delivery of these courses;
• Contemporary training methods, such as problem based learning, game based learning, case study method, etc.;
• Blended learning concept – a combination of traditional and e-learning concepts;
• Certification of the courses will enhance the sustainability of the project and offer opportunity new adult learners.

 

Project website: http://mls4eng.iege.edu.mk//


Joint Program for Sustainability Leadership – PoSsibLe

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Project objective: The wider objective of the project is to improve manager’s and leader’s performance and sustainability actions through enhancing their leadership skills and abilities to innovate, collaborate and manage change. The major aim of the project is to jointly develop and implement program for sustainability leadership, which will address key issues in sustainability, and will enhance the ability of leaders to innovate, collaborate and catalyze change, creating sustainable organizations and societies. The program will be developed based on the needs of managers and leaders, research evidence and principles of sustainability leadership, sustainability standards and SDGs requirements. Throughout the joint program for Sustainability Leadership they will develop advanced leaderships skills and practices, ground theoretical approaches in practice facilitated by distinguished affiliates, receive professional orientation by providing meaningful application of the learning in their organizations, network with peer from other countries and working together on sustainability projects.

Target group: The target group consists of: managers working in local, national and governmental bodies, the private and non-profit sector, and are willing to make a difference and integrate strategies for sustainability in their organizations. Also, target group are students who have interest and plans to work as key players in project management and organizational development environments, where broader issues of societal development are important.

Period of project implementation: September 2016 –August 2018

Budget line: Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union

Project partners:
• Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje;
• Institute for Research in Environment, Civil Engineering and Energy – IECE;
• Vytautas Magnus University;
• University of Ljubljana;
• University of Graz.

Project website: http://www.erasmuspossible.com/

Activities:
• Analysis of the needs and challenges of managers and leaders regarding sustainability;
• Analysis of good practices and courses for sustainability and leadership skills in Europe and Benchmarking sustainability standards and reporting;
• Curriculum development of joint program;
• Development of ICT learning environment and learning materials;
• Promotional activities and recruitment and selection of pilot group of learners;
• Implementation of joint program, mobility of students and academic staff.

Effects:
• New innovative joint program for Sustainability Leadership, tailored, developed and implemented to the needs and expectations of managers and leaders;
• Higher quality of higher education, combining high level of excellence and attractiveness;
• Managers and employees will expand their knowledge and understanding of sustainability, adapt their behavior and decision-making and will be future promoters of sustainability;
• Stimulation and encouragement to initiate projects, businesses or organizations with the purpose of working toward sustainable development, new opportunities to cultivate and re-create the working environment that has the capacity to stimulate continuous improvement on a broad front.

 

Project website: http://www.erasmuspossible.com/