FiVe – Vocational Training in Vietnam
Around the world education is considered one oft he main driving forces for growth, innovation and social welfare. The economy of Vietnam is experiencing a significant upturn in recent years. As one of Asia’s top locations for industrial production Vietnam has a strong demand for well-trained labor.
Project FiVe is funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research and aims to provide knowledge transfer from Germany to Vietnam in the field of vocational training. The first goal ist o establish a vocational training academy in Vietnam that enables young vietnamese students to obtain the German degree of a State Certified Engineer.
DC-Hub Business and Innovation Hub Germany-China
The DC-Hub specialist network works in the field of internationalization of business and science at the University of Leipzig and plans to create a Germany-wide alumni network of Chinese and German alumni. DC-Hub is a multiplier and co-ordinator of German-Chinese co-operations related to business development, to promote entrepreneurship, innovation and international expansion of trade. For this purpose, DC-Hub has developed various education programs that contribute to strengthening the management skills of alumni, promoting international entrepreneurship and networking with internationally oriented companies (www.dc-hub.de).
IRI – Iran Innovates
The project is focused on introducing and creating innovation processes in vocational education and training models in Iran. In cooperation with the ZAW (Center for Training and Further Education Leipzig GmbH), Iranian VET providers are supported in the implementation of sustainable, demand-oriented education and trainings.
Based on elements of dual education, demand-oriented training offers will enable graduates to Change Agents, who identify potential process improvements in their companies as well as to successively adapt products, services and business models to actual market and customer needs. To match industry related training contents and technical requirements all stakeholders, especially domestic companies, are involved. At the same time, the IRI – Iran Innovates project is supporting all participating stakeholders in the implementation and management of cooperative training models to strengthen the cooperation of related partner institutions.
The projects FiVe, DC-Hub and IRI are sponsored by BMBF.
Google – WELTWEIT WACHSEN
„Made in Germany“ is a well known trademark and stands for quality, continuity and innovation. At the same time, thousands of German SME strengthen this reputation by delivering excellent products and services all over the world.
But even though product innovation is a key factor for German success, SME still don’t make use of all possibilities the internet has to offer. FIT4export, together with Google, builds competencies of local SME in Online-Marketing activities.
Internationalization of SME is a topic that concerns many players, but only a few institutions offer consulting and experience for enterprises that whish to enter foreign markets. With our procect “regional alliances” FIT4export builds partnerships with authorities that provide internationalization services for SME and seeks to develop new tools and methods to facilitate easy access to information and expert-knowledge.