On February 1st 2019, Guglielmo Marconi University attended the kick-off meeting of PROFIC Project (Professional Development in Intercultural Competence in Higher Education Institutions), hosted by the University of Deusto in Bilbao, Spain. The meeting saw the participation of all the European and Latin American project partners including, Glasgow Caledonian University (UK) – Coordinator, Universidad de la Iglesia de Deusto (Spain), Università Degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi (Italy), Universidad Tecnológica de El Salvador (El Salvador), Universidad Don Bosco (El Salvador), Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Argentina), Universidad Nacional de Lanús (Argentina), Universidad Nacional de La Plata (Argentina), Universidad de Guadalajara (Mexico), Universidad Veracruzana (Mexico), Association of Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean (Mexico). The meeting was a stepping stone towards setting future goals and promoting IC (Intercultural Competences), curriculum and professional development, and pedagogical testing in Latin American Higher Education Institutions (Argentina, El Salvador, Mexico).

For further information please send an email to progettieuropei@unimarconi.it

PROFIC Project launched in Bilbao

On March 25th 2019, Guglielmo Marconi University, will host, in collaboration with MANAGERITALIA Roma, a very interesting event on “Entrepreneurial Discipline, perspectives and methods” (La Disciplina dell’Imprenditore, prospettive e metodi) guided by Dr. Bill Aulet, CEO of Martin Trust Center and entrepreneurial development professor at MIT Sloan School of Management. Dr. Aulet is an award-winning author treating several entrepreneurial topics, and his publications were translated in 18 languages. The event will see the participation of Roberto Saliola, President of Manageritalia, of Arturo Lavalle, coordinator of the research and development area at GMU, of Alessandra Berto, representative of Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane and innovation program MIT entrepreneurship boot camper, and last but not least of the aforementioned Dr. Bill Aulet, with his innovative vison of how entrepreneurship should be understood, taught and practiced. It is possible to reserve a seat on the designated website. We hope to see you there!

For more information and reservations please visit the link https://BIT.LY/2EhTRJS

Entrepreneurial Discipline: Guglielmo Marconi University Welcomes Dr. Bill Aulet

“Data-driven Innovation in the Industry 4.0” was a 10-day training course focusing on data-driven analysis applied to the various University departments including engineering, economy, legal and humanistic sciences. The last lesson was held on December 14th, 2018 and treated the impact of digital transformation on Project Management, the importance of including Big Data and Data Analytics in Project Management Strategy, the new set of skills required by Project Manger 4.0, Project Manager in SME and it concluded with the presentation of in-depth case studies. The conclusive lesson saw the participation of illustrious relators including Arturo Lavalle, Research and Development Area Coordinator, Gabriele Provinciali, Solution Architect, Oracle – Innovation Solution Team, Michele Petrocelli, Political Economy and Monetary Economy Professor at Unimarconi, Paolo Fedi, Founder Innovation Strategy Advisor and member of CDA Manager Italia, and last but not least Claudia De Davide, CEO of Akhet s.r.l. The relators respectively tackled crucial Industry 4.0 topics including, digital transformation, project society and the future of project management; species evolution and web services on a global scale; innovative project management, social sciences in relation to business; big data and lastly, case studies in the field of archeological intervention. The lesson was highly stimulating, providing the participants fundamental knowledge, skills and hands-on cases applicable to the everyday life. With this in mind on January 25th, 2018, the students are invited to join the round table to draw the final conclusions and receive the participation certificates.

For further information please visit the link https://www.marconindustry4punto0.it/

Data-Driven Innovation in the Industry 4.0

The Hy2Green partners gathered for the second transnational meeting in Rome (Italy) on November 20-21, 2018 to discuss the results obtained from the analysis on industry trends and niche markets of renewable hydrogen technologies and country barriers. Additionally, this meeting was the starting point for the development of the Hy2Green training programme. The Hy2Green project is made up of a Consortium of universities and companies, including: University of Cyprus, Universitá degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi (Italy), MAHYTEC Sarl (France), ARIEMA Energía y Medioambiente S.L.(Spain), INOMA Renovables S.L. (Spain) and University of Huelva (Spain, coordinator). It has been endowed with a total budget of 197,647 € and will have a total duration of 36 months (2017-2020). During this first year of Hy2Green project, the Consortium has developed a survey questionnaire regarding renewable hydrogen technology, focusing on industry trends, niche markets, and country barriers. Further on, the questionnaire pursues to know the point of view of different actors of this sector to meet the required skills of future professionals in the renewable hydrogen sector. The participants in the questionnaires were 126 students, 42 professors and 31 companies from different nationalities. The obtained results will be discussed in the second Consortium meeting. In addition to this study, during the meeting, the Consortium will decide the main topics to be included in the Hy2Green training programme.

The Hy2Green project is an Erasmus+ project (European programme) focusing on education, training, youth and sport, which is active in the period 2014-2020. The Hy2Green project has been funded under Key Action 2, specifically as a strategic partnership to support the development, transfer and/or implementation of innovative practices, as well as the implementation of joint initiatives to promote cooperation, peer learning and exchange of experiences at European level.

For further information please send an email to s.correnti@unimarconi.it

Hy2Green

The DAMOC project (Development of a HArmonized MOdular Curriculum for the Smart Grid), aims at fostering capacity building in the field of Smart Grids by developing a harmonized, modular curriculum. The objective of the project is to produce new, interdisciplinary master courses implemented by the partnering institutions in Africa, in running laboratories, in online courses, improving networking force between the partners. The last meeting took place in the wonderful facilities of Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in Arusha from November, 5th to 9th 2018. The intent was to present and develop the Training work package included in the DAMOC project.

USGM and the other partners involved provided the targeted HEIs Tanzanina teaching staff the skills and knowledge necessary to organize and improve master courses in the field of Smart Grids in their institutions.
In particular, both days were spent presenting the new didactic materials developed so far and training the professors on different aspects of European best practices and the Bologna Process. Lastly, USGM was directly involved in presenting its distinctive online teaching methods, including assessments and lessons.

Several positive feedbacks were expressed by Tanzanian partners and they also demonstrate interest in getting more involved in blended and e-learning didactic solutions.
For more information, please visit www.damoc.eu or contact USGM Project Manager, Ms. Alessandra Pezzati a.pezzati@unimarconi.it

Project meeting and block course in Arusha, Tanzania – 5-9 November 2018
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