RoI of WBL - Return on Investment of Work Based Learning and apprenticeships
ROI of WBL is an Erasmus+ project, funded by the European Commission. Its scope is to offer support to SME entrepreneurs and managers and to VET organisations, who are engaged in apprenticeships and Work Based Learning (WBL). The overall aim of the project is to make apparent the benefits of WBL and apprenticeships at the level of individual SMEs and the society.
WISE develops a comprehensive training and development programme for female entrepreneurs who wish to launch social enterprises. The training and business-development plan envisions the creation of Europe's first virtual network of female social entrepreneurs.
CRUCIAL is an ERASMUS+ supported project, designed to better inform all the different stakeholders who can potentially benefit from crowdfunding as innovative means of funding business ventures. The project will gather information on the current market conditions regarding the almost exponential growth of CrowdFunding in certain countries and amalgamate this into a pan-European vision of CrowdFunding. This will include all the key areas on both the demand and supply side of this funding mechanism.
The key groups are those seeking financial support, primarily SME's, but including start-ups and social enterprises and on the supply side entrepreneurs looking to support business investment. In addition those support agencies such as Innovation Centres, Cluster managers, and organizations, both public and private that look to support business and economic development, locally, Regionally and Nationally will be able learn more about how to use and promote CrowdFunding.