ILIS Presentation 2009 Austria


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Presentantion ILIS project at FH Joannneum (Austria). ILIS stand for Innovations and Learning in Spa Management (see )
ILIS project (2008-2010)* combine the experience and knowledge of five academic partners and their industrial partners in spa management in Finland (TUAS), Poland (AWF), Austria (FH Joanneum), United Kingdom (UCB) and Spain (FLORIDA).

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ILIS Presentation 2009 Austria

  1. 1. 142759-LLP-1-2008-1-FI-ERASMUS-ECUE With the support of:
  2. 2. Presentation 10.11.2009 <ul><li>What is ILIS all about? </li></ul><ul><li>How was the journey from an idea to a project accomplished ? </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Which is widely acknowledged as a core element of the health and wellness movement which covers a broad spectrum of holistic, curative and preventative activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Spa tourism is a growing activity throughout Europe as “the ageing population and an increasing concern for health are likely to drive a growth in demand for health tourism products and spa services.” - EU (COM, 2006,134 Final). </li></ul>Background in spa tourism
  4. 4. <ul><li>Coordinating institution: </li></ul><ul><li>Turku University of Applied Sciences (FINLAND) </li></ul><ul><li>Partners: </li></ul><ul><li>University College Birmingham (UK) </li></ul><ul><li>University School of Physical Education (Cracow, POLAND) </li></ul><ul><li>Florida University (Valencia, SPAIN) </li></ul><ul><li>FH Joanneum University of Applied Science </li></ul><ul><li>(Bad Gleichenberg, AUSTRIA) </li></ul>Partners:
  5. 5. <ul><li>HOLIDAY CLUB CARIBIA </li></ul><ul><li>(Turku, FINLAND) </li></ul><ul><li>CHAMPNEYS SPRINGS HEALTH RESORT </li></ul><ul><li>(Leicestershire, UK) </li></ul><ul><li>OŚRODEK REHABILITACJI NARZĄDU RUCHU </li></ul><ul><li>( Krzeszowice , POLAND) </li></ul><ul><li>LA CALDERONA SPA SPORT & CLUB RESORT </li></ul><ul><li>(Valencia, SPAIN) </li></ul><ul><li>Life medicine RESORT - DAS KURHAUS </li></ul><ul><li>Bad Gleichenberg ( AUSTRIA) </li></ul>Industry partners:
  6. 6. <ul><li>To develop an understanding as to the nature and regional characteristics of the spa products and services as an integral part of health tourism offered within the EU and of the demand characteristics for these products and services in each of the regions represented in this project. </li></ul><ul><li>To determine the extent to which each region is meeting the demand for skilled operatives, middle and senior management in the spa tourism industry. </li></ul><ul><li>To create common vocational (tertiary level) training and virtual educational modules in cooperation with participating higher education, industry enterprise partners and associates. </li></ul>Aims and objectives
  7. 7. <ul><li>Market research reports: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SPA supply / facilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer demand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Existing education & training in EU </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Educational modules - Virtual learning environment (VLE) in spa management (4 modules x 10 ECTS) </li></ul><ul><li>Papers and articles addressed to health tourism academic and business communities </li></ul>Expected outputs
  8. 8. Funded by the European Commission <ul><li>ILIS is one of the projects funded by the EC in 2008 within the framework of the ERASMUS programme (Multilateral Projects: Cooperation between higher education and enterprises) . </li></ul><ul><li>Duration: 1st October 2008 - 1st October 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Total budget is 392 718 € (75% + 25%) </li></ul><ul><li>The workload is divided into 6 work packages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Management, research, VLE development, quality, dissemination and exploitation </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. The process
  10. 10. Contact details <ul><li>For further information, please visit the project website: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>or contact the following persons: </li></ul><ul><li>Ms. Susanna Saari (Project coordinator) </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Kai Illing or Mr. Daniel Binder </li></ul><ul><li>at FH Joanneum </li></ul>
  11. 11. Any questions or comments? Thank you!