PCM - Project design workshop

Face to Face
Nicola Catellani
Network Coordinator - SERN

12 hours




Fee per participant

€ 180,00 



Course description

The course provides an introduction to the concept of Project and the main elements pertaining the Project cycle Management methodology. PCM is the approach on which the EU Commission expects the beneficiaries of its grants . The main phases of the project cycle will be presented and linked to the project development process of SERN.

A specific focus will be made on the first phases of the project cycle: the Indicative Programming and the Identification phase.

The main elements of the indicative programming phase will be covered, such as developing a common background description and defining the role of stakeholders.

The course will also address the Identification Phase and in particular it will illustrate through a step-by-step approach how to develop the core elements of a projects such as main problem, objectives, expected results as well as core activities. The course will show how to use the Logical Framework Methodology in an easy way through a learning by doing process.

The course will be based on a mix of groupwork and presentations in session with a strong practical dimension.

Learning goals

At the end of the course, you will have a substantial understanding of what a transnational project is about and of the importance of having a common methodology such a PCM when approaching EU funded projects. You will learn how to effectively start a project planning process through a clear set of steps easily applicable to your local context and how to develop the main elements of a coherent project proposal based in needs.

You will learn also how to develop the contents and fill in a step-by-step proposal in the framework of SERN.


Materials provided

Learning materials (slides) and Indicative Programming forms.

Length and language

The course will last for two days and it will be offered in English. 


6 -7 September 2022


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