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November 2014: KVALUES Project local conference

On the 20th of November, HuMan Bulgaria is organizing a local conference in Sofia to present the results of its participation in the KVALUES Project. Participants will hear first-hand about the achievements of the two year project, take a look at the output – videos using the digital storytelling methodology – and discuss outlook for the methodology in Bulgaria. Register at human@human.bg.

 

October 2014: KVALUES Project final conference

On the 7th of October, HuMan was involved in the organization of the final conference in Brussels for the KVALUES and ENKDIST projects. The event, called “A Slice of Life – New ways of using digital storytelling for lifelong learning”, focused on the application of the digital storytelling methodology and its future.
More than 50 stakeholders from European Union institutions, project partners countries and media attended the event (over 75 registrations). They became introduced to KVALUES and ENKDIST – two projects which offer a starting point to a debate on how European projects related to digital storytelling lead to practices that enhance growth, evolution and development of people and institutions.
The conference offered a mix of presentations, panel discussions and screening of digital stories from the piloting phase of the projects. The event also featured interactive sessions where participants could imagine and tell their own story. The conference proved a good opportunity for networking between stakeholders from different institutions and member states. The conference “A Slice of Life – New ways of using digital storytelling for lifelong learning” thus provided an environment for learning about a new methodology and for sharing the experience with people from all over the EU.

 

September 2014: KVALUES Project final conference

HuMan is organizing the final conference of the KVALUES Project which will be helf in Brussels on the 7th of October 2014 together with another EU project, EKNDIST. The wwo projects are organizing the event to present their findings and focus on the future of the digital storytelling methodology and its application. The two projects offer a starting point to a debate on how European projects related to digital storytelling lead to practices that enhance growth, evolution and development of people and institutions toward paths never imagined.

The event is open to all. Registration form can be found here.

 

March 2014: Strategy Planning for HR and Organizational Development workshops in Kazakhstan

HuMan, in partnership with HILL Management Kazakhstan, will organize two-day workshops in Kazakhstan in March on “Strategy planning for HR and Organizational development”. The workshops will take place in Almaty on the 11th and 12th of March 2014 and in Astana on the 13th and 14th of March and will be led by Dr. Vesselin B. Kantchev and Cleofe Guardigli. The Agenda of the workshop can be found here in English. and in Russian.

The registration form for the workshops can be accessed here.

 

February 2014: HuMan’s contribution to an academic book about press subsidies around the world

HuMan contributed to the newly published book “State Aid for Newspapers: Theories, Cases, Actions” by sponsoring the chapter about Bulgaria, written by Georgi Kantchev of HuMan and Nelly Ognyanova of the Sofia University.

The book sheds a light on the different practices states employ to support the press and evaluates the strategies that work best in the current media policy environment.

 

December 2013: KVALUES Workshop in Germany

From Monday the 9th of December to Thursday the 12th, the 20 trainers selected in Italy, Sweden, Estonia and Bulgaria will take part to the second training course organized during the European Project KVALUES.
After having participated to the first week of training in Wrexham, in October 2013, the trainers will go to Marl, in Germany, to learn about the facilitation of storytelling workshops. During these four days, the sessions have been tailored to give them the best possible opportunities to develop their skills and to be able to run the piloting activities from January to April 2014. More about the agenda of the workshop can be found here.
The main body of the training course is hosted by the Grimme Institute in cooperation with the Coleg Cambria of Wrexham

 

October 2013: KVALUES Workshop

HuMan took part in the Project’s first Digital Storytelling training workshop from the 7th to the 11th of October 2013 in Wrexham, UK. This first workshop focused on the digital storytelling method applied to the validation of informal and non-formal learning; a second one in December in Germany will deal with how to deliver and to facilitate a digital storytelling workshop for adults, young adults in disadvantaged conditions, unemployed, inactive people

For more information please visit the Project’s website.

 

July 2013: KVALUES Meeting

HuMan will take part in KVALUES’ meeting in Tallinn where the Partner institutions will discuss the first six months of the Project.

For more information please visit the Project’s website.

 

KVALUES project

Along with seven partner institutions from the UK, Germany, Estonia, Italy and Sweden, HuMan Bulgaria is participating in the KVALUES Project which aims to raise awareness and to deepen key competences throughout life.

In the Spring of 2013, HuMan has been working on the dissemination and exploitation of the Project. We have organized a Focus group and distributed questionnaires to gauge the awareness of the Bulgarian public and targeted institutions about the Project’s goals as well as prepared research on the Best practices in the country. The Project’s website is now online and can be accessed here.

 

Fourth edition of TÜV Austria Academy’s Management Program in Bulgaria underway

The fourth edition of TÜV Austria Academy’s Management Program in Bulgaria is underway. Organized in partnership with HuMan Bulgaria Institute for Humanistic Management, the Program incorporates the TÜV AUSTRIA Academy’s know-how and is adapted to the needs of the Bulgarian market. It includes leading Bulgarian and foreign guest referees – managers and experts with proven successful experience.

The Program’s graduates will be awarded with the TÜV AUSTRIA Business Manager Certificate in accordance with ISO/IEC 17024, issued by TÜV AUSTRIA Cert, the highly renowned international certification and monitoring institution, belonging to the top institutions for independent certification.

 

HuMan participates in the European project KVALUES

Along with seven partner institutions from the UK, Germany, Estonia, Italy and Sweden, HuMan Bulgaria is participating in the KVALUES Project which aims to raise awareness and to deepen key competences throughout life.

 

July 2012: TÜV Austria Academy’s Second Graduates

The certificates for the participants of the second in Bulgaria TÜV AUSTRIA Academy Management Program were awarded on the 7th of July. In the course of four months with a total of 6 modules, the program offered Bulgarian managers a wide range of knowledge and experience in key business areas. TÜV AUSTRIA Academy Management Program Bulgaria is organized in partnership with HuMan Institute for Humanistic Management and included leading Bulgarian and foreign guest referees – managers and experts with proven successful experience.

 

February 2012: First TÜV Management Program

HuMan Bulgaria is proud to announce the second TUV Management Program in partnership with TUV Austria Academy, commencing on the 9th of February 2012. The first Program that started in December 2011 is going ahead and there are four more Management Programs planned for the rest of this year.
The Program is based on the TUV Austria Academy’s know how and is adapted to the needs of the Bulgarian market and features local and foreign experts and tutors. The Program is in Bulgarian and an interpretation services will be provided for the international guest tutors. The Program can also be held in English and in German for an international group of participants.

You can find more information about the Program here.

 

TÜV Management Program 2011

HuMan Bulgaria announces the first Management Program in partnership with TUV Austria Academy. It is based on the TUV Austria Academy’s know how for Management Programs that are part of TUV’s portfolio. The Program is adapted to the needs of the Bulgarian market and features local and foreign experts and tutors. The Program is in Bulgarian and an interpretation services will be provided for the international guest tutors. The Program can also be held in English and in German for an international group of participants.
The first course will commence in December 2011.

You can find more information about the Program here.

 

HuMan Management Forum 2011: Is it humanistic to manage people?

Click here for the full report.

 

 

News from HuMan Austria

Start of the Health Policy Forum series


The series of events Health Policy Forum …

… has the goal of connecting decision makers and stakeholders in the Austrian health care system into a network for communication and discussion

The success and the increasing interest of all sides, will enable the positioning of a series of events in the health sector!

The Health Policy Forum provides the ideal platform for the invited participants to interact on a regular basis. High-quality discussions create communication and exchange of ideas. Moreover, the forums will be an impulse for change in the health care sector.

The Health Policy Forum is a follows two successful health care initiatives, the Personal Development forum and the Health Policy salon, which are briefly explained below:

Personal Development forum – a project of the European Union, which contributes to a new understanding of a humanistic approach towards people in hospitals and has organized in recent years a number of excellent events for human resource managers of Austrian hospitals.

Health Policy salon – an initiative of the former President and Vice President of Lower Austria Medical Association, Dr. Gerhard Weintögl MR and HR Prof. Dr. Robert Fischer. Regularly met in the The salon presented health policy representatives and experts from hospitals  with an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas on a regular basis.

The Health Policy Forum combines the two initiatives under one roof. The aim is to come up with urgently needed contributions to quality assurance in the intra-and extramural health care through human quality standards.

The main proponents and initiators of the Health Policy Forum are MR Dr. Gerhard Weintögl, president of Karl Landsteiner Gesellschaft, HR Prof. Dr. Robert Fischer, Danube University Krems and Dr. Othmar E. Hill, founder and CEO of Hill International.

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