Public Point of Access to Information Anina (Romania)
Master Business Centre and E-centre Deva
Master Business Centre••Founded in 2006, MASTER BusinessCentres mission is to support SMEs inHunedoara county, sustaining economicdevelopment in the region and offering awide range of business consulting andlifelong learning services.
•12years of experience in implementinggrant projects•offering advice through free trainingprograms to business representativesand potential entrepreneurs, but also forunemployed people looking for a job•from 2001 to date, over 1200 peopleattended our training programs
E-center DevaIn October 2009 MASTER BusinessCentre opened an e-center that is part ofa nationalnetworksupported byMicrosoftUnlimitedPotential
Launch• "Come on-line!" event took place, whose purpose was to attract more than 50 people unfamiliar with the Internet, to surf for the first time and discover some of the multiple possibilities and opportunities it gives people• "Come on-line!" is part of a national campaign organized by the Foundation EOS Timisoara, Microsoft Romania, through the Unlimited Potential, Civitas Foundation and the network of e-centres in Romania
•Its purpose is to increase digitalliteracy, especially for vulnerable socialgroups.•Itprovides courses and services forincreasing employability.•The courses take place inDeva, Hunedoara and in rural areasthrough a mobile class system.
Target group••people dismissed from SMEs inHunedoara County•disadvantaged groups: people withdisabilities, old or unemployed people•representatives of the publicadministration in rural areas
And some numbers••Number of users per trimester: 45•Number of users per year: 180•Number of students per trimester: 30•Number of students per year: 120
Plans for futureOrganizing monthly events in partnershipwith decentralized public administrationinstitutions, dedicated to certain socialcategories according to the needs of ourtarget group.We aim to to raise awareness of thebenefits deriving from the use of computersand the Internet, and to promote trainingservices in the IT & C provided by the e-center.
Partners•SC TEST FLAG SRL Deva•National Council of Private SMEs inRomania - Arad branch (CNIPMMR)•Polytechnic University of Timisoara•Interlog Com Brad•Expert Consulting Timisoara•CEA Hunedoara