ECCL works on Internationalization development skills

22 APRIL 2014

Barcelona was the host city of the latest ECCL Project Meeting that took place from 26th to 28th of March 2014 at the Barcelona Media. The three days started with the latest ECCL pilot trainig on the theme of “Internationalization Strategy development in Creative Industries Cluster Initiatives” held by the ECCL Lead Partner MFG Baden-Württemberg and addressed to creative cluster managers.

ECCL Meeting Barcelona March 2014The workshop was the fourth module that is being experimented in the ECCL project and follows the previous editions on “Social Media“, “Processes in Creative Industries Cluster Management” and “Strategy development & Internationalization”. The workshop was designed to provide and test approaches and tools for cluster organizations interested in stimulating a lively exchange between local CI cluster firms and the international scene, with the aim of helping cluster managers to analyze their needs and, above all, arranging an international plan.

Future ECCL activities
On 27th and 28th of March, ECCL partners held their project meeting, programming further activities. Among the numerous future appointments, a pilot training module  will be tested in April in Lille Métropole, while in July another important ECCL event is foreseen: the Creative Cluster Manager coaching group Kick-Off, a peer-coaching event where all cluster managers who have followed the ECCL pilot trainings is going to be invited to partecipate with the scope to fill in the gaps in existing trainings for cluster managers, foster the development of trust among creative cluster managers, and devise new sector standard coaching methods.

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