“Boosting Digital Skills on job – “Digital Opportunity Traineeship” Programme”

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Monthly Report: May 2019
Start-Expiration: 16 May 2019
Beneficiaries: 35 Participants


On May 16, 2019, an event was held at Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, with the active participation of ACCI, organized by the Innovation and Best Practices Unit of the Directorate General of Public Organizations of the Ministry of Administrative Reconstruction, to communicate the action plan for the enhancement of the digital skills of SMEs. Furthermore, the representatives from SMEs were informed about the European Commission’s programme for traineeships “Digital Opportunity” and how they could apply for students to fill vacant job positions which require advanced digital skills. The event was welcomed by Secretary General of Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Charalambos Moraitis and the Head of the Directorate-General for Public Organizations of the Ministry of Administrative Reconstruction, Mr. Nikos Michalopoulos who presented the role of the National Coalition.

Objectives of the action:
meet the challenges of digital disruptions and promote a series of initiatives aimed at enhancing digital skills in SMEs
adopt and implement actions such as the “Digital Opportunity” programme, which enables young people to gain work experience and develop skills that meet the requirements of the labour market.
encourage synergies between the public sector and the Private, in order to develop address to challenges for advanced digital skills need
specialize young learners’ digital knowledge, according to the conditions and the requirements of the new labor market.