Introduction of the PartnerE-Learning Concepts / Austria Petra Rietsch (Managing Partner) Joachim Hoehn (Partner)
Overview of organisation 1 E-Learning concepts (ELC) is a typical Austrian private (family) owned SME Foundation in 1995 by Petra, a female IT entrepreneur ;-) It is located in the village Prottes in a wine area, 25 km in north-east of Vienna It is a member of the Group Interactive
Overview of organisation 3 We co-operate since 1995 with the Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship at the University of Economics in Vienna, Petra is a lecturer The firm is a member in the Austrian networks FEM tech Women in Economy ELC is a member of the TRIZ association, Petra is a board member.
Specific competences Long-term teaching competences in the field of Small Business and Entrepreneurship; Media-didactical competences in the field of E-Learning; Multi-cultural awareness and project management competences: ELC participates since 1996 in many EC projects. It was the contractor and manager of 4 projects. The project results EDysGate won the Austrian State Multimedia Prize in E-Learning 2008 and the World Summit Award in Education & E-Learning in 2009.
Target groups All organisations, firms, training institutions etc which plan the development and production of E-Learning for adults Examples: What is macro-economics (for employees in banks) Welcome EURO (for employees in Austrian banks) EURO (for employees in Austrian Telecom and Austrian Post) Operative controlling (accountants in publishing firms) TRIZ (entrepreneurs) Online learning games for dyslexic youngsters
Austria 1 Austria is a famous wine country. The drinking of wine – each day – is a part of the culture. Austrian wine regions have developed many different initiatives and activities to promote Austrian wine and the regions where the main producers are located: Burgenland, Styria and wine area in Lower Austria. Examples of regional activities: Wine tastings, wine events, wine roads eg walking and by bicycle, openings of wine cellars in the villages, wine seminars…