Title Dialogical Methodologies for Entrepreneurs
Project Number 2013-1-ES1-LEO05-66380
Project Type Transfer of Innovation
Marketing Text Dialogical methodologies for entrepreneurship training
Summary DIAMEE project - "Dialogical Methodologies for Entrepreneurs" would be the continuation of successful DIALE (Deep Learning through Dialogue) project ( www.hamk.fi/diale), after the decission of wo partners of DIALE project, CEEI-Burgos and HAMK, by further developing and adapting the methodology created to entrepreneurship environment.
As a result of many studies concerning cooperative learning, effective learning and teaching require better than normal skills in dialogue, in especial when dealing with entrepreneurs, which are normally involved in individual projects and proccesses. Dialogical competence include many sub-skills which support shared thinking and performing.
The goal of the project is to develop the dialogical competence of entreprenurship trainers and coaches through concrete methods. The development work is based on extensive research and a web service provided in the language of the transference (EN), Spanish (ES) and other local languages in accordance with partners assessment , that supports the training of dialogical competence. These methods will be adapted and developed throughout the project phases, including piloting and feedback. The development and assessment work takes place according to the principles of assessment circle (arviointikehä). Internal evaluation relies on Kirkpatrick's (1998) model.
The methodology was designed by principal lecturer Helena Aarnio, in cooperation with the Research and Development team of HAMK University. The partnership is formed by University of Applied Sciences (the owner of the innovation), two Vocational Institutes, a Business Innovation Center (and business incubator), and both a Development Agency and a non for profit Association working with entrepreneurs . This partnership broadly represents the field of entrepreneurship training and promotion. The partner countries, in line with Europe 2020 estrategy, have reported similar need for the development of innovative methodologies focused on entrepreneurship.
A concrete result will be the web service for further dissemination and exploitation, method descriptions of dialogue learning, training programme and other online material related to learning dialogue, including videos of training sessions (Youtube), as well as the minimax containing the methods developed in local languages (ES, SI, BG, EN, LT), with the exception of FI.
The target group of the products are mainly entrepreneurs coaches and mentors as well as other teachers and trainers of entrepreneurship related subjets in VET or any other levels and their organizations. Intangible results include the development of dialogue competence of the participants, the partners and stakeholders.
Competences in dialogue are central in creating deep learning experiences, enhancing the learning processes, and improving the collaboration in learning, mentoring and communication contexts, by developing self-confidence and the wellbeing of work communities and trainees.
Open and distance learning
Access for disadvantaged
Other Service Activities
Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities
material for open learning
open and distance learning
program or curricula
transparency and certification
Minimax and other dissemination materials (Roller...)