Intercambio de Expertos


About the Project

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de Intercambio
de Expertos Cuba-Union Europea II


To consolidate the results of the EU-project FORGEC, EFMD has been awarded a 42-months project aiming to support the modernisation of Cuba in the field of entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation. EFMD, together with ESADE, Nova School of Business and Economics and the university of Alicante, design and organise courses, trainings and seminars in the eight main universities of Cuba and facilitate the exchange of good practices between Cuban and European HEIs.

As project leader, EFMD coordinates the execution of the activities, mobilising experts from the consortium business schools and universities and facilitating the inclusion of new partners in the project activities.

Project objectives

  1. Consolidate the overall results achieved under the project FORGEC and in particular:
    1. Promote the long-term cooperation created in the field of management education between Europe and Cuba;
    2. Reinforce the quality assurance schemes developed in each participating university;
    3. Expand the scope of the methodological cabinets to creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation topics;
  2. Strengthen the exchange of good practices on management education between Europe and Cuba;
  3. Train teachers and trainers to ensure that they will share with Cuban managers and local actors the latest developments on management education in Europe.

Project activities

Concluded events:

  • Participation to the 2017 EFMD Annual conference on “Trends, Technology and Transition” and exchange of best practices on innovation techniques at city level (June 2017).

Upcoming events:

  • 2017 Annual Alumni meeting (“Jornadas de continuidad”) on leadership, innovation and change management (October 2017)
  • Workshop on innovation and creativity in management education in the Agrarian University of Havana (October 2017)
  • Mission of activities exploration and consolidation of the methodological cabinets (October 2017)
  • Workshop on innovation and creativity in management education in University of Havana (November 2017)
  • Study tour of 13 Cuban professors and HEI senior managers to facilitate networking and exchange of best practices with European creativity incubators (November 2017)
  • Participation to the XXII Congress of the Latin-American Public Administration Centre for Development (CLAD) on State reforms and Public Administration (November 2017)
  • Participation to the 2017 Agro-sciences Congress on “Impact of International Collaboration for Local Development” (November 2017)
  • Mission of Impact evaluation of international cooperation on university management (November 2017)

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