Evropska diploma za menadžment kulturnih projekata

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sample5.gifEuropska diploma za menadžment kulturnih projekata omogućuje trening i stjecanje iskustva na polju kulturne raznolikosti i inter-regionalne razmjene kako bi kultura zauzela snažnije mjesto u Europi.

Prijave za sudjelovanje primaju se do 15. siječanj 2008.

Kroz sadržaj i metodologiju, ovaj paneuropski program specifičan je na način da ne cilja samo na poboljšavanje vještina kulturnih administratora na polju kulturnog menadžmenta, već pomaže i razvijanju razumijevanja tih područja u promjenjivoj Europi. Glavni ciljevi su osvijestiti izazove unutar područja djelovanja te utjecati na pristupe i alate potrebne za kooperativnu i kreativnu kulturnu radnu snagu Europe; omogućiti kulturnim menadžerima da bolje integriraju svoje kooperativne projekte koji povezuju identitet, kulturu i ekonomiju u europsku perspektivu; uključivanje europskih projekata u politiku regionalnog kulturnog razvoja.

Da bi se ostvarili ti ciljevi, europska diploma fokusira se na:
– osnaživanje znanja, vještina i teorijskih referenci na području kulturne politike i menadžmenta
– stvaranje okvira otvorenog drugim kulturnim pitanjima, načinima mišljenja / djelovanja koji tvore izvor obostranog obogaćenja
– razvijanje mreže europskih kulturnih menadžera kao i stavova i vještina povezanih za umrežavanje; izgradnju snažnih odnosa među sudionicima iz različitih regija Europe i drugih kontinenata kako bi se ostvarile suradnje
– promoviranje transnacionalne suradnje i mobilnosti stručnjaka, kako bi se Europa približila svojim građanima, te se povećala njihova uloga u stvaranju difuzije kulturnih projekata.

Program je namijenjen mladim, no iskusnim europskim kulturnim menadžerima iz javnih i privatnih organizacija. Kandidati moraju imati barem tri godine profesionalnog iskustva u razvijanju i širenju umjetničkih / kulturnih projekata.

Sudionici različitog porijekla i iz različitih kulturnih disciplina, moraju imati dobro znanje o europskim, nacionalnim i regionalnim kulturnim institucijama i politikama, te posjedovati vještine u menadžmentu kulturnih projekata. Selekcija se temelji na postojećim kvalifikacijama i relevantnom profesionalnom iskustvu, kao i na kvaliteti priloženih projekata.

Program se izvodi na engleskom i francuskom jeziku, a osiguran je simultani prijevod tijekom plenarne sesije. Kandidati moraju tečno poznavati jedan od radnih jezika te prosječno poznavati drugi.

Program uključuje tri elementa: teoriju, praksu i evaluaciju, koji su organizirani kroz 5 faza:dvije rezidencijalne faze u trajanju od dva tjedna u zemlji partneru Diplome, a između njih je faza terenskog rada u zemlji iz koje kandidat dolazi, te jedan do dva tjedna u drugoj europskoj regiji plus tjedan evaluacijske faze.

Kontakt:
Fondation Marcel Hicter
Jean Pierre Deru, Director
2, Place M. Van Meenen
B – 1060 Brussels
Belgium
Tel: + 32 2 641 89 80
Fax: + 32 2 641 89 81
E-mail: contact@fondation-hicter.org

Application form

European Diploma
In
Cultural Project Management
2008 – 2009

EUROPEAN DIPLOMA IN CULTURAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT 2008/2009

The European Diploma in Cultural Project Management is a training and learning experience fostering cultural diversity and interregional exchanges as a way of giving culture a stronger place within Europe.

Through its content and methodology, this pan-European programme is specific in the way that it does not only aim at improving the skills of cultural administrators in the field of cultural management, but also at helping participants to develop understanding of these fields in a changing Europe.

Its main aims are to make participants aware of challenges within their field of action and influence and to develop approaches and tools needed for a co-operative and creative cultural workforce in Europe.
I – OBJECTIVES OF THE EUROPEAN DIPLOMA

Since the establishment of the European Diploma in 1989, as a follow-up of the Council of Europe's programme "Culture and Regions", 430 professionals from 41 European and world countries, active in the field of cultural project management, took part to this training programme which is characterised by its innovative methodological approach and European open-mindedness.

The main objective of the programme is twofold :
_ to enable cultural managers, having already good management capacities, to better integrate their co-operation projects – which link identity, culture and economy – in a European perspective.
_ to insert European projects in regional cultural development policies.

TO ACHIEVE THIS OBJECTIVE, THE EUROPEAN DIPLOMA FOCUSES ON:

• Strengthening knowledge, skills and theoretical references in the field of cultural policies and cultural management.
• Forging a framework open to other cultural concerns, ways of thinking/doing and sensitivities which constitute a source of mutual enrichment.
• Developing a network of European cultural managers, as well as attitudes and skills related to networking. Building strong relations among participants from various regions of Europe and other continents in order to facilitate subsequent co-operation – multiplying the impact and the added value of the training.
• Promoting transnational co-operation and professional mobility bringing Europe closer to its citizens and enhancing their role in the creation and diffusion of cultural projects.

WHO IS THE TRAINING FOR?

The programme is designed for young, already experienced and project-oriented European cultural managers from public and private organizations. Applicants must have at least three years of professional experience in developing and spreading artistic / cultural projects.

Participants, with different origins and coming from various cultural disciplines, should have a good knowledge of European, national and regional cultural institutions and policies and have developed skills in the management of cultural projects.

The selection is based on existing qualifications and relevant professional experience, as well as on the quality of the submitted project.

The training is conducted in English and French and simultaneous translation is provided during the plenary sessions. Applicants must therefore be fluent in one of the working languages of the European Diploma and have a fairly good knowledge of the other.

PERMANENT PARTNERS

COUNCIL OF EUROPE

Council for Cultural Co-operation
Avenue de l'Europe
F-67000 Strasbourg

GREECE
European Cultural Centre of Delphi
Frynihou, 9
GR-10558Athens

COMMUNAUTE FRANCAISE DE BELGIQUE

– Direction Générale de la Culture
Boulevard Léopold II, 44
B – 1080 Brussels
– Commissariat Général aux Relations Internationales
Place Sainctelette, 2
B – 1080 Brussels

II – EUROPEAN DIPLOMA 2008/2009

The European Diploma 2008/2009 is the 18th edition of this pan-European training programme. It is organized by the FONDATION MARCEL HICTER

In collaboration with

REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS

Ministry of Education of Culture
Cultural Services Department
CY – 1434 Nicosia
Web: www.moec.gov.cy

Cyprus Symphony Orchestra Foundation
Thermopilon 7A
CY – 2007 Nicosia

FINLAND

ÅLAND

City of Mariehamn
Secretary for Culture
Culture Office
PB 76, AX-22101 Mariehamn, Åland

The Government of Åland
Directorate of Cultural Department
Pb 1060, AX-22111 Mariehamn, Åland

Europe Information Åland
Statens ämbetshus
Torggatan 16
AX-22100 Mariehamn

The Nordic Institut on Åland
Elverksgatan 10
AX-22100 Mariehamn

TURKU

City of Turku
Bureau of Cultural Affairs,
Läntinen Rantakatu 1,
20100 Turku, Finland

Kone Foundation
Tehtaankatu 21 B 49,
00150 Helsinki

University of Turku
Cultural History
20014 Turun Yliopisto

Turku School of Economics
Finland Futures Research Center
Rehtorinpellonkatu 3,
20500 Turku

Regional Arts Council of South-West Finland
Itsenäisyydenaukio 2,
20801 Turku

HELSINKI

City of Helsinki
Cultural Office
Simonkatu 3/ PB 4710
FIN-00099 Helsinki city

Arts Council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region
Ratapihantie 9/ PB 110
FIN-00521 Helsinki

Foundation for Cultural Policy Research Cupore
Cable Factory
Tallberginkatu 1 C 137
FIN-00180 Helsinki

Produforum
Korjaamo Culture Factory
Töölönkatu 51 b
FIN-00250Helsinki
(to be confirmed)

III. CONTENT, ORGANIZATION AND SCHEDULE

The training includes three elements – theory, practice and evaluation – which are organized in five stages: two residential phases that last two weeks in the partner countries of the Diploma, interspersed by a phase of field work in the participant's home country and a one to two-weeks period spent in another European region, plus one week evaluation phase.

A – The residential phases (two times two weeks)

The residential phases have four main objectives:
1. Providing theoretical and practical references as well as information on European cultural policies and practices;
2. Giving participants from different regions the opportunity to benefit from the contact with other participants and experts in various cultural fields;
3. Creating conditions in which the participants’ own environments and experiences can be critically reviewed;
4. Fostering exchanges of information at various levels and cultural operators networking's skills.

The issues which are addressed during these two weeks periods concern:
– Europe and Culture (key concepts of culture and cultural trends, European cultural institutions and their policies, etc.);
– Territorial development (regional / local / urban strategies);
– Strategic planning and operational management of cultural projects (project management, fund raising etc.);
– Cultural co-operation and cultural networking.

The methodology of these residential phases includes theoretical contributions and practical inputs by experts, round-table discussions, debates, working groups, as well as visits of cultural institutions in the host regions.

Work on the participants' projects – and "confrontation" with other participants' projects – are part of an ongoing process which is monitored throughout the training

B – The practical phase

The practical training takes place over two periods of 5 months and consists of two parts :

1. Field experimentation : in the framework of his/her activities, each participant is asked to put into practice or further develop his/her project in home region, using the knowledge acquired and the analytical tools and methods developed during the residential phases.

2. Comparative study visit : each participant does a one week case study in another region of Europe. The aim is to enable participants to temporarily distance themselves from the problems met in their regions; to compare how different practices are applied in the same sector; and to enhance the European dimension of their own projects.
The practical organization and costs of this phase are borne by the trainees.

C – Drafting of a report :

The project's report will integrate theoretical and methodological inputs as well as practical elements (it is meant to be a tool designed to communicate to others the results and proposed actions). The report will include a study of the problems encountered while implementing the project; a reappraisal of the project; an analysis of the actions taken and the results obtained as well as a first global evaluation.

The document should demonstrate the participant's capacity to put into practice the acquired knowledge and skills with his own creativity.

D – The evaluation phase: Presentation of the projects and the final Seminar

During this phase, the trainee should demonstrate his/her :

– ability to relate his project to recent cultural challenges in Europe;
– skills to co-ordinate actions which connect different "transnational" partners and demonstrate both an awareness of his own cultural realities and an open attitude towards those of others;
– capacity to build his actions on both concepts and personnal analysis;
– ability to evaluate his action
– active participation to the seminar

The evaluation phase will include two elements:
– the presentation of the final report
– the organisation of a seminar around challenges facing by cultural operators today and tomorrow.

SCHEDULE

From the 4th till the 16th of May 2008 First residential phase of two weeks in Finland, Aaland, Turku and Helsinki

From May till October 2008 Back to job and work on the project in home country + comparative study in another region

Two weeks in October 2008 Second residential phase of two weeks in Cyprus

From Nov. 2008 till May 2009 Back to job and further development of the project in home country

June 2009 Evaluation phase of one week

Participants will attend complete residential training sessions, without any exception

IV – CONTRIBUTORS TO THE TRAINING

Various cultural experts contribute to the European Diploma in Cultural Project Management. They are active:

– in the Orientation Board : which is responsible for the quality and continuity of the European Diploma. It establishes the guidelines and assessment criteria.
– in the training team : which manages and co-ordinates the training process and the on-going evaluation.
– as lecturers : they present topical issues relevant to cultural project management and work with the participants on their projects.
– as tutors : they act as resource persons and help the participants in the conceptual and methodological development of their project.

Contribute and / or contributed to European Diploma sessions :

Ugo Bacchella, Director, Artlab/Fitzcarraldo, Turin, Italy; Franco Bianchini, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK; Anne Biéler, Geneva, Switzerland; Marie-Thérèse Claes, Professor, ICHEC, Brussels; Eric Corijn, Director, Programme in European Leisure Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussels; Trevor Davies, Copenhagen, Denmark; Sarah Dawson, Cultural Consultant, UK; Eduard Delgado, former Director, Interarts, Barcelona; Milena Dragicevic-Sesic, Faculty of Arts, Belgrade University, Yugoslavia; Rod Fisher, Director, the Intelligence on Culture, London; Christopher Gordon, Cultural Consultant, UK; Etienne Grosjean, former General Secretary, Fondation Marcel Hicter, Brussels; Effie Karpodini-Dimitriadi, Director, Euroskills, Athens; Dragan Klaic, Permanent Fellow, Felix Meritis Amsterdam; Carl-Johan Kleberg, former Deputy-Director, National Council of Cultural Affairs, Stockholm; Tarja Lausas Cultural Consultant, Marseille; Philippe Langevin, Professor, Aix-Marseille University, Marseille; Sonja Licht, director of the Center for Political Excellence, Serbia; Brian Martin, Director, Unit for the Study of Cultural Administration (USCA), Herriot Watt University, Scotland/UK; Ritva Mitchell, Director of Research, Cupore, Foundation for Cultural Policy Research, Helsinki; Jean-Pierre Nossent, Director, the French Community of Belgium, Brussels; Bernard Loughlin, Director, SmART INNS Ltd, Lleida, Spain; Robert Palmer, Director of Culture and Cultural and Natural Heritage, Council of Europe, ; Kiril Razlogov, Director, Russian Institute for Cultural Research, Russia; Gerald Raunig, European Institute for Progressive Cultural policies, Vienna; Ferdinand Richard, Director, Aide aux Musiques Innovatrices, Marseille; Gilles Roussel, Secrétaire général, Africréation, France; Julia Rowntree, Director, London International Festival of Theatre, London; Louise Scott, Consultant, Media Antenna, Scotland; Jean-Pierre Saez, Director of the Observatory of Cultural Policies, Grenoble; Ljiljana Simic, consultant and intercultural trainer, Brussels; Boguslaw Sonik, Director , Commitee of European cultural towns, Krakow; Chris Torch, artistic director, Intercult, Stockholm; Claudio Torres, Director, Campo Arqueologico, Mertola, Portugal; Lidia Varbanova, Programme Director, Open Society Institut, Budapest; Herman Voesgen, Subject leader of Kulturarbeit, Fachhoschule Potsdam; Raymond Weber, Director, Lux-Development, Luxembour,; Sergey Zuev, Director, Centre for Cultural Technologies, Moscow; etc.

The names of the experts who will take part in the 2008/2009 European Diploma will be confirmed soon
V. APPLICATION PROCEDURE & FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION

Application procedure

– To apply to the European Diploma in Cultural Project Management, you have to fill in the attached application form, including the description of the cultural project you want to develop during the training. The complete file must be sent before January 15th 2008 to the Fondation Marcel Hicter, by e.mail and by post.

2. The Selection Committee will communicate its decisions by end January 2008. Successful applicants and the organizations that sponsor them will be advised without delay.

– Upon reception of this notice, the applicants shall confirm their participation by mail, fax (+32 2 641 89 81) or e-mail (contact@fondation-hicter.org).

4. At the same time, the sponsoring body or the applicant shall pay the first instalment of 1.500 Euros (50% of the tuition fee) by bank transfer to the Fondation Marcel Hicter :

FORTIS BANQUE ,
Ixelles – Flagey Branch,
Place Flagey,
B-1050 Brussels,
account n° 001-0839697-44
IBAN code: BE 55 00 10 83 96 97 44 BIC: GEBABEBB

5. The second instalment of 1.500 Euros has to be paid to the Fondation Hicter before September 1st 2008.

Financial participation

The training programme is partly financed by partner institutions.

_ Each participant will pay a financial contribution of 3000 Euros.

_ The costs of the residential and evaluation phases (lodging, meals, internal trips, training costs, documents, copies, translation, etc.) are supported by the organizers.

_ Personal expenses, costs of the practical phase as well as travel expenses between the participant's country of residence and the three residential training locations are borne by the organization sponsoring the participant or the participant himself.

Note 1: In case of financial difficulties, please, quickly contact the Fondation
Note 2: In case of obvious and serious difficulty in finding funds covering the travel
expenses, these might be partly covered by the Fondation Marcel Hicter. This
should be clarified with the organizers as soon as the candidate is accepted.
No later request will be taken into account.
Note 3: No refund will be granted in case of cancellation.
APPLICATION FORM

To be filled in by the applicant and returned, along with its 3 appendixes before
JANUARY 15th 2008 to the following address :

FONDATION MARCEL HICTER Your photo
Jean Pierre Deru, Director
2, Place M. Van Meenen
B – 1060 Brussels
Belgium
Tel : + 32 2 641 89 80
Fax : + 32 2 641 89 81
E-mail : contact@fondation-hicter.org

N.B. : Please limit your answers to the space provided after each question. Please type.

Name & Surname :
Date of birth :
Sex :
Nationality :
Married/non married :
Children :
Level of education :

Work address :
Employer :
Your position :
Address :
Telephone number :
Fax number :
e-mail :

Home address :

e.mail
Home telephone number :

Knowledge of the two working languages : (mark an X in the relevant box)

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Project title :

I. Name of the organization which sponsors you and name of one of its executives.

Who will pay your tuition ?

Please attach as appendix 1 a letter from the organization which supports
your application.

II. How did you learn about the European Diploma ?

III. Give a brief summary of your past professional activities.

IV. Present professional activities :
Describe your actual professional activities in detail on 2 typed pages maximum. According to you, which one will expand in the next 12 months ? (appendix 2 to the present document; 2 pages max)

V. Project.
Give, in maximum 5 pages, a description of the project of cultural development you want to submit for this course (appendix 3).
-situate it in relation with the economic, political and cultural context of your region ;
explain your view of this project in relation with the policy framework of your institution ;
explain the European aspects of your project.

Please describe the project, its objectives, the strategic plan, the short term goals, the ways and means of its realisation, the negociations it entails, the expected constraints, and the elements you wish to develop in the course of the training

VI. Challenges

What are, following your experience, the two main challenges facing cultural managers which could be discussed during Delphi's Seminar (last leg of the training programme)

VII. Give the names, addresses, phone and fax numbers of two personalities who could give extra information about your professional activities in the cultural field :

VIII. Are there any extra-professional activities you think would benefit your application ?

IX. What is your educational background ?

X. What sort of obstacles and opportunities do you currently meet in your field of activities ?

XI. Give three main reasons why you wish to apply :

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2.

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XII What do you expect from the course in order to improve your professional performance ?

XIII In case of non admission, what alternatives have you foreseen ?

XIV Describe yourself in a few lines :

IF YOU WISH ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE FONDATION HICTER
2 Place M. Van Meenen
B- 1060 Brussels – Belgium
TEL +32 2 641 89 80 FAX +32 2 641 89 81 e-mail : contact@fondation-hicter.org

Izvor: Culturenet.hr