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SME 2.0 in short

  1. 1. P r o j e c t b asi c s Ti t l e : S M E 2 . 0 – P r o a c t i v e N e t w o r k i n g i n B u s i n e s s Management of European SMEs Acronym: SME 2.0 P r o j e c t I D : L L P - L D V- T O I - 2 0 11 - H U - 0 1 2 D u r a t i o n : 1 O c t o b e r 2 0 11 – 3 0 S e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 3 A c t i o n t y p e : Tr a n s f e r o f I n n o v a t i o n Programme: Leonardo da Vinci – LLL Subprogramme, Tr a n s f e r o f I n n o v a t i o n P a r t i c i p a t i n g c o u n t r i e s : H u n g a r y, I t a l y, I r e l a n d , United Kingdom Website: Contact: Mária Hartyányi, Prompt Education, Hungary E-mail: maria.hartyanyi@prompt.huPARTNERSHIPPROMPT Prompt Education (HU)DEIS Cork Institute Of Technology in Ireland, Department of Education Development (IE)NYME University of West Hungary, Faculty of Economics (HU)CAPDM CAPDM Ltd. (UK) AICA Association of Italian Information Technology (IT)SZIGSZ Széchenyi István Secondary Grammar and TREBAG Comprehensive School (HU) TREBAG Ltd. (HU) Proactive NetworkingLIBETRA Libetra Service Ltd. (HU) in Business ManagementVART VisionArt Europe Trade and Service Ltd. (HU) of European SMEsWireSpider WireSpider Ltd. (HU) smepro.euMain applicant: PROMPT Education (HU) Website: SME 2.0 | Proactive Networking in Business Management of European SMEs © 2011-2012Contact: Mária Hartyányi, E-mail: This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This document reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible forProject website: any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
  2. 2. Using free Web 2.0 applications for SMEs business daily practice Does your company offer internal IT training? Aims and Objectives Needs-analysisAIMS Do you use a PC or Internet in your enterprise?Small and Medium Enterprises are acknowledged all over the world as the drivers of economic growth. The Probably only a few small businesses responding to this“Small Business Act” for Europe reflects the Commission’s political objective to recognize the role of SMEs in the question “No”.European economy. The real question is, how much does a computer cost, how much is the software, how much is that theDuring the last years the new networking technology (based on Open Source web 2.0 applications) offers effective company have an own for SMEs, to gear up their professional and business activities from the productive teamwork up to effectiveonline marketing. However the delivery of this knowledge should be more effective by using the networking tools In the last few years there has been a huge change in terms of cost:the content is talking about, by establishing an environment for “learning by doing”. the internet offers a variety of free software for website creating, advertising products and services,SME 2.0 consortium will establish online training for European Small and Medium Enterprises based on the economic planning, or for example working together online.transferred methodology from SMELearning LdV project (, with strong focus on the • But how to get these applications?special characteristics and needs of the SMEs. The training will be delivered through a successful collaborativee-learning solution, developed in the TENEGEN LdV project (, to support heavy collaboration • How difficult to use them?and knowledge sharing among the managers and employees of European SMEs, and to recognize the business • Are they really free?potential of the newest open source web based tools, and establish a space for a business oriented community We designed a survey in order to accurately determine the needs of small enterprises in their daily practice,of practice. whether it is true that few people know the above mentioned free tools and services. Based on the needs-analysisobjectives free training course will start trough the Internet about using Web 2.0 tools for business in first quarter of 2013.• establishing proactive networking platform (SME 2.0 PNP) with four modules (Information and knowledge Are you interested in participating? management, Project management, Online marketing, Human resource management) with special focus on Visit our website: the needs of the target group, in practice oriented approach,• formulating the recommendation towards the EU level recognition of SME 2.0 certificate,• prepare SME 2.0 course for accreditation in the Hungarian Adult Accreditation System. F ree , online training modules in E nglish and in H ungarian available from April 2013TA R G E T G R O U P S • Information and knowledge management• managers, employees, owners of European SMEs., • Project management• teachers and trainers of vocational education; • Online marketing• policy makers, European e-learning providers. • Human resource management