Applications are open for a new training course for migrants and refugees in Italy on business management and entrepreneurship. The course will be held in Viterbo starting on April 19, 2018. Applications can be filed until April 13, 2018.
A course for migrants and refugees regularly residing in Italy will kick off in April as part of the project IPOCAD (integrating policies, services and initiatives to involve all sides). The course will focus on how to create an association, how it works, how to access funding and plan projects for social inclusion, reforms concerning NGOs and the management of a working group.
Training to favor participation
The IPOCAD project, coordinated in Italy by the Lazio region and co-funded by the European Commission and the ministry of labor and social policies, ''vies to promote actions for an effective governance in labor and integration policies that take into account the peculiarity of the migration phenomenon and the local labor market'', said the cooperative Programma Integra, among the initiative's promoters.
In particular, part of the project (which involves the promotion of the active participation of migrants in the economic, social and cultural lives and the valorization of associations) has ''the objective of favoring the participation of foreign citizens in public and social life and to raise awareness in the hosting community, favoring reciprocal knowledge and respect''.
Who can take part?
The training course in the management and creation of an association is aimed at citizens of third countries regularly residing in Italy, including those who have international protection. Migrant associations that want to increase their knowledge in business and administration matters can take part.
Free of charge
The course is free and includes 48 hours of classes, divided into six modules that focus on the creation of projects and partnerships, juridical profiles of non-profit groups, the dynamics of communication in a working group, the management of profiles on social media and planning paths of social inclusion, organizers said.
The course will be held at the Istituto Psicologico Europeo Ipse in Viterbo from April 19 until May 31.A maximum of 25 students will be accepted. To participate, applicants must fill out a form
and send it to the email address firstname.lastname@example.org by April 13.