Project Design for EU Funding | PRESENTIAL


7 days course 560€


Preparing and designing a project is a great challenge, as a good idea is not enough, it is necessary to have knowledge in the various areas covered by an application, from the elaboration of objectives to the budget, communication and management plan, as well as defining the means of evaluating the project. This training aims to focus on the information that must be included in each of these sections that are common to project applications, contributing to the preparation of a strong application, and addressing the concepts in a simple and accessible language.

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The course aims to prepare participants to:

  • develop a project application;
  • understand all the areas that make up an application.

Course Contents

  • Project Idea development
  • Project Description
  • Definition of objectives, activities, target audience
  • Management plan
  • Communication and dissemination plan
  • Project Results and impact
  • Sustainability and Accessibility

Day 1

  • Welcome/Ice-breakers
  • Program overview
  • Practical Information
  • Individual Presentation

Day 2

  • Project definition
  • Project idea development tools
  • Pitching
  • First steps for preparing an application

Day 3

  • Project description / title
  • Defining SMART goals
  • Target audience

Day 4

  • Project Activities (workpackages)
  • Management plan
  • Production Plan
  • Budget


Day 5

  • Developing partnerships
  • Communication Plan
  • Dissemination
  • Outputs and outcomes
  • Project evaluation: indicators and targets for each dimension of evaluation


Day 6

  • Do’s and don’ts
  • Project design checklist
  • 25 steps for project design

Day 7

  • Networking activities
  • Evaluation
  • Certificates

Cultural visits will be also part of the program.

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Target Audience

Primary teachers; secondary teachers of all fields.

The course will only occur with a minimum of 8 participants.

If in your organization you have a group of 8 people interested in taking the course, we can schedule different dates for you all.

Course details


Luísa Caiano

Luísa Caiano was born in Porto in 1979, having her background in piano (degree) and teaching (master’s degree), having also completed a post-graduation in Creative Industries Management.

Since 2009 she is Director and Manager of international projects at Curso de Música Silva Monteiro, a private music school of specialized artistic education. In this institution she has developed several successful applications for international projects to EEA Grants, Erasmus+ and DGArtes programs. She continues to exercise the activity of pianist playing regularly, especially chamber music.

She has always been connected to teaching and provides training in several specific musical areas, but also in the areas of planning and project management.