Developing an online training curriculum
Identify mismatches between labor market supply and demand and market niches.
Improve the relationship between university and industry by adapting lifelong learning systems.
Complement curricula based on the specific demand of the smart cities industry.
Support the development of competencies in higher education in the field of smart cities in order to develop a cross-cutting approach.
Develop skills related to creativity, innovation and multidisciplinary teamwork.
Encourage the generation of innovative projects.
Need to align research and training in the multidisciplinary reality of smart cities.
Lack of a methodological strategy for lifelong learning.
Lack of real and effective collaboration between companies and universities.
Mismatch of training contents provided by higher education centers or private specialized training providers to fill the deficit of qualifications and competences needed by the market.
Online Training Curriculum
1st edition, February 15, 2020.
2nd edition, March 15, 2021.
Duration 6 weeks.
Each chapter enhances competences clusters through theory and practice.
Self-assessment at the end of each chapter.
Methodology: project-based learning.
Multidisciplinary and multinational teams.
Evaluation through a video.
Funding capacity for 6 internships: Two in each country of the consortium partners.
Length of each internship up to 60 days.
Those who obtained the best grade in the online training program (challenge/chapters).
Internship training on real projects
Spain: Nivalis (Valladolid).
Austria: Smart City Graz (Graz).
Germany: Cancelled due to the pandemic.