International Honorary Chair ”Jean BART”
in support of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region
CIO-SUERD

EUSDR International Honorary Chair ”Jean Bart” – established, in September 2012, by the EUROLINK – House of Europe Foundation with the kind support and in partnership with the Romanian Academy through its Biodiversity Centre „Acad. David DAVIDESCU” – represents a pan-European flexibile alternative training, promotion and pro-Danubian lobby platform.

Instead of motto:

From booking 

to … HIRING !

-this is how we connect our graduates to the labor market

Argument

How prepared are we, both at systemic level, as well as each of us, in view of responding to the expectations and challenges we are facing today? There is not enough needed inter-connection between the level of academic education, from the point of view of the labor market, and the real reasons that influence graduates to choose more and more new professional and life routes.

Still not enough number of European universities are qualified to adapt to the current social-economic needs and challanges. There is enough space to encourage the inter-disciplinary and pro-entrepreneurial approach, the diversification of education providers or the development of critical thinking and the strengthening of emotional intelligence as future competences.

To whom this educational offer is addressed within EU, with a special focus on Danube Region and Black Sea Basin 

  • post-graduate / PhD students interested in a multi- and inter-disciplinary educational and practical approach
  • to researchers and innovators
  • to consultants and managers involved in the economic innovation process
  • development planners and strategists from the public, NGO and private sector
  • to young and mid-level entrepreneurs, also involving the SME sector and representatives of consumers’ associations
  • to decision-makers and executives from the international organisations
  • other scholars and scientists involved within the current changing process

23 years of experience

Firstly, as part of the FIME Network and then of EUNET, the EUROLINK – House of Europe Foundation has a solid and vast experience in project management or within information and training partnerships at EU level 

Portfolio

In practice, we organised dozens of live and online practical sessions, in the European Commission system “Life-long learning”, including personalized counseling / mentoring and professional recommendation of graduates.

Certification 

Since 2012, through the partnership agreed with the Romanian Academy and via the cooperation with various institutes and scientific centers or universities, CIO-SUERD graduates receive official recognition through the Graduation Certificate and a related Annex.

The European Network

Innitially, we developed a network of Romanian graduates who improved their own competences and abilities in the most diverse inter-disciplinary fields. At this stage, we are establishing a pan-European network of experts and innovators.

Evaluation

In a flexible way, the assessment of the participants is carried out remotely (online, via a moodle electronic platform), based on a personal project proposal, framed by the topics covered, or a test with key topics, directly derived from the content.

Early Bird Registration

There is a special discount for every chosen program

Special Benefits

  • 6 months continuous access to the platform
  • Letter of Recommendation 
  • proposal for co-operation and internship opportunities 
  • Counselling for projects 
  • Personalised guidance to hiring or completing further studies

75%

of the alumni have recommended

CIO-SUERD programs,

also giving them the possibility

to obtain certain discounts

or additional benefits 

Nota Bene:

The Graduation Certificates, with the detailed annex of the modules and the evaluation method, are issued by the International Honorary Chair “Jean Bart” in support of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (CIO-SUERD) – founded by the EUROLINK-House of Europe Foundation with the kind support and in partnership with the Romanian Academy through its Biodiversity Centre „Acad. David DAVIDESCU”. Also, together with the “Local Communities along the Danube River” Association (CLDR Romania), CIO-SUERD ”Jean Bart” is represented within the EUSDR Advisory Council belonging to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Romanian Academy (an institution initially founded in 1866, under the name of the Romanian Academic Society) is also a prestigious educational institution which, together with the Ministry of Education, is legally authorized to organize postgraduate training courses. According to the educational regulations in force, the Romanian Academy, through the 30 national research institutes, is authorized to organize both advanced studies and doctoral / post-doctoral schools, which are thus recognized at European level. .

As an international recognition, the Romanian Academy has been designated as the only institutional representative of Romania within the International Science Council (Paris).

In a new context, the opening of the cycle of online courses for

EU Expert and Entrepreneur in the
Management of Circular Economy and Sustainable Development

Why is the epidemic crisis “COVID-19” not only exercing a strong health pressure, but it can also represent a great opportunity for professional reconversion and economic recovery?  

At a global level, the transition towards digitalization and the extension of the use of remote work were already a priority alternative concerning the increasing of the  competitiveness and the changing of the professional routes within many companies and at the level of all employees, not just among young people!

The stand-by status of many economic sectors, as well as the delays of important development projects, gives the opportunity to use this phase of relative disorientation and stagnation in order to grant a real ocasion to using the new e-learning methods (online) and familiarisation of new professional fields with remote working style.

Why chose the CIO-SUERD ”Jean Bart” program?

  • already enjoying from a long-term testing period, it proves to be extremely flexible as practical conditions and is also focused on case studies and transferable best practices;

  • it is addressed to all those who aim for a successful career in the EU and international context, focusing on a simultaneous validation according to the crucial transformations at macro-regional and international levels;

  • from 2012 till present, the graduates of various types of courses with an inter-disciplinary character have valuated their skills and abilities not only at their work place, but also in many other international contexts, including through participation in working groups, European projects. and networking and lobbying events.

Additional benefits for the participants:

  • LIVE online sessions (webinars) for dynamic inter-connection regarding the problems, obstacles or solutions involved

  • practical counselling and support given to the students and graduates who wish to activate or be part of working groups / task-forces in the fields concerned

  • Letter of Recommendation in view of establishing collaborations / employment in the professional actions and activities of the organizational consortium or of various European / international organizations

  • Certificate of Graduation, accompanied by a detailed Annex.

Scientific Coordination Consultative Council: 

1. ”International Diplomacy in the context of Transformative Digitization”Open registration!

The new Mini Executive MBA program aims to relate to the requirements of global markets with a special focus on the fields of diplomacy, international affairs, security and global communication.

2. ”Management of Circular Economy and Environment Protection”Open registration!

Simina LAKATOS, PhD – Representative in Romania for Circular Economy – DG Environment, European Commission – General Manager, Institute for Research in Circular and Environmental Economy “Ernest Lupan”;

Aida SZILAGYI, PhD – National Centre for Sustainable Production and Consumption.

3. ”Management of Bio-Economy, Innovation and Governance” (available in Romanian language)

Acad. Alexandru T. BOGDAN – Biodiversity Centre „Acad. David DAVIDESCU”;

Prof. Ion IFRIM – Institute of Legal Research – Romanian Academy / School of Advanced Studies of the Romanian Academy – INCE

4. ”Urban Development and Innovation – Smart City” (available in Romanian language)

Dr. Eng. Urb. Pietro ELISEI – Urban Planning Expert of the European Commission/ISOCARP/General Manager URBASOFIA;

Prof. Gabriel RAICU – ViceRector, Maritime University in Constanta/ President CLDR Romania

CIO-SUERD General Coordinator: Sever AVRAM – Executive President EUROLINK – House of Europe

Invitation to support academic and professional career development in European context

Affiliation to the International Honorary Chair ”Jean Bart” (CIO-SUERD)

 Benefits, opportunities and privileges for the members of CIO-SUERD

  • publication of articles, presentations and interventions of a scientific and formative nature within the special web section 

  • especially dedicated web section to briefly presenting the relevant personal profile and portfolio 

  • proposal to affiliation and involvement within the Working Groups, including giving the opportunity to make public their own presentation / proposals

  • delivery of annual affiliation certificate, accompanied by an explicit annex presenting the participation to specific activities, initiatives and projects within the International Honorary Chair 

  • providing the Letter of Recommendation certifying the contributions and concrete results of their activity, with a special focus in view of their professional career upgrading at national, European and international levels

  • on behalf of CIO-SUERD, offering special invitations to important public events, located worldwide  

  • promoting the outstanding professional activities of the members through “Danube Bulletin”, the online publication edited by CLDR Romania  

For the current academic year (2019-2020), the registration of the affiliation of motivated persons will take place on the basis of submitting the personal CV, accompanigned by the Affiliation Form dully completed, to the attn. of Mr. Sandu ZAMFIRESCU at  ciosuerd@gmail.com.  

CIO-SUERD is an affiliated member of the

Danube – Black Sea Macro-Regional Hub 

European Network of Danube Commissioners and Officers (CoDCR) 

European Network for Education & Training (EUNET)

EUROMED – European Commission –  Anna Lindh Foundation

Selective List of Partners 

European Danube Academy (Ulm, Germany)

Robert Schuman European Centre

Europe House Budapest

World Centre of Excellence for Destinations (CED, Montreal – Canada)

Romanian Academy – INCE – Biodiversity Centre 

Institute of Legal Research of the Romanian Academy

Romanian Senate – European Affairs Committee

Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs – EUSDR National Coordinator

CLDR Romania

Maritime University in Constanta

URBASOFIA (Rome – Bucharest) 

Mini MBA:

EU Expert and Entrepreneur in the
Management of Circular Economy and Sustainable Development 

The online program (3 months) is a post-graduate course, which is also part of the European Union concept of “lifelong learning”, promoted by the Center for Distance Innovation and Development. The courses are conducted online, using an educational platform (moodle), accessible to any learner in a flexible way.

By learning to use mainly the so-called “design-thinking techniques”, implicitly by ellaborating practical proposals on the operational and strategic implementation of the circular economy issues, graduates will be encouraged to transpose the theory into the real world, especially through partnerships with large international environmental organizations, based on business models that have already been successfully tested.

Partner: Representative in Romania for Circular Economy – DG Environment, European Commission – Institute for Research in Circular and Environmental Economy “Ernest Lupan”

Easy, flexibile & efficient

Over 750 students succesfully graduated the online courses and the training sessions of CIO-SUERD, organised in various universities / universities in Romania. Also, a significant number of professionals, managers or experts originating from Romania, working in other EU countries or Canada and the United States, have studied under the aegis of CIO-SUERD. They succeeded to upgrade their own professional / scientific training in order to better understandand valuate the European funded projects or programs, in particular cross-border and transnational cooperation.

They are part of the National Network of Danube Officers, established in 2015, at the Palace of the Parliament.

Online courses

The courses are conducted online (remotely), using an e-learning platform (learning using an electronic platform) and are presented in the form of modules, which can be downloaded and completed at own pace, depending on the time allocated to the course. and the accumulation power of the presented materials. Course graduates will continue to have access to the course modules, as well as other new materials, which will be uploaded to the platform on a regular basis.

Live sessions

The information & training sessions, with a physical presence (live), are held regularly, with the support of invited partners and speakers, on topics of common interest in the field of European funding. At the end of the sessions, the participants receive Diplomas of Participation, issued by the International Honorary Chair “Jean Bart” in support of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (CIO-SUERD), project coordinated by the EUROLINK Foundation-House of Europe.

 

International Honorary Chair ”Jean Bart” (CIO-SUERD)
c/o EUROLINK-House of Europe 
Mobile: 0723699857
E-mail: ciosuerd@gmail.com ; ciosuerd@houseofeurope.ro