Innovative Entrepreneurship


Country of Destination: Greece
Training venue: Heraklion Crete
Duration (days): 6 (from Monday to Saturday)
Language of communication: English

> Dates

6-11 July, 2020
8-13 February, 2021
19-24 July, 2021
20-25 June, 2022
There is also the possibility to extend the course to 7 days.

> Target group

  • Teachers of primary schools, secondary schools, vocational schools and organizations
  • Adult education teachers
  • Teachers of special needs
  • Teacher trainers
  • Careers officers, counsellors, career guidance
  • Headmasters/principals/managers of schools and organizations offering adult education or vocational education and organizations
  • Non-governmental organization staff
  • Public Servants, Policy Makers.
  • Employability
  • Innovation
  • Sustainability
  • Initiative
  • Essentials of Business Making

> Course objectives

  • improve the employability and better career prospects
  • disseminate the idea of social entrepreneurship and spread it through the European channels of participants and organisations
  • provide participants with the knowledge of the basics of how to create a business from scratch and boost international connections
  • increase the sense of initiative and entrepreneurship
  • increase the intercultural awareness of participants, to enable them to acquire new skills and to increase their creativity
  • increase the entrepreneurship of young people, the ability to turn ideas into actions of innovation
  • promote activities encouraging the policy dialogue in the field of participants
  • provide services to help and support individuals of all ages and at any time in their lives, to manage their careers, to choose their education and vocational training
  • strengthening self-confidence
  • development of communication skills
  • increasing language competences
  • strengthening entrepreneurship and innovation
  • empower the participants in developing partnerships and networks

> Methodology

  • group work
  • role play
  • brainstorming
  • mental map
  • workshops
  • from activity to discussion
  • dialogue
  • cooperative learning
  • learning by doing
  • learning from observations
  • creative processing
  • interviews
  • collaboration
  • knowledge transfer

Day 1

Welcome and official opening
Conference folders and badges
Team building activities- Getting to know each other- Ice breaking
Introduction group members
Introduction course programme (day by day)
Introduction of future career
Welcome dinner

Day 2

Visit a business
Meeting with entrepreneurs

  • Innovative products
  • talk about ability to undertake to create innovative products according to the changing demands of the market
  • discuss about create innovative products according to the changing demands of the market
  • look for new opportunities in the market
  • career consulting
  • organize or run a business

Day 3

  • Walk in the historical city center in Heraklion
  • Visit the Info point of Heraklion – Municipality of Heraklion Tourism Department Info Point


  • Dividing into small groups – City walks
  • Ηidden treasure games: Written tour along various points of interest. At each point there is a short explanation and one or more questions / assignments.
  • Data collection for the group work

Day 4

  • create career planning and implementing career plans
  • guide people to make valid decisions
  • career consulting
  • learn how to write effective curriculum
  • Workshops in small groups

Day 5

  • Discussions, sharing ideas, and exchanging of practice between participants
  • Group work
  • Presentations in groups

Day 6

  • Presentation of group works, review of the project, conclusions
  • Evaluation of the course
  • Closing ceremonies and certificates.

At the end of the course the participants will:

  • understand the principles of formal learning and non-formal learning
  • through the use of different tools, the course will provide useful information to those who want to know the techniques to offer career guidance
  • acquire knowledge and skills to help them enrich their teaching practices

The course is implemented by experienced and specialized educators.

All costs can be supported with a grant under Key Action 1 of the Erasmus+ programme.
Course fee: EUR 420
Organisational Support: 200 euro
The course fee and the organisational costs are to be paid by bank transfer, before the course starts, to a limit date established by the course organiser.
The course fee must be paid 45 days prior to the start of the course.
We charge an all-inclusive fee of 130EUR per participant per day.

The program includes:

  • transfer to and from the airport
  • full board accommodation
  • training and working materials
  • cultural activities
  • entrance to all the museums
  • monitoring and evaluation
  • Europass Mobility


Upon completion of the course, each participant will be awarded a certificate of attendance, with a Europass Mobility Certificate.

More information

Location: Heraklion Crete Greece


  • By plane

Many different companies fly into Heraklion and Chania


Heraklion is the main and largest city of the island of Crete, with a total population of 173,993 inhabitants, being the fourth largest city in Greece.

Heraklion International Airport is located 5 kilometers east of the city center of Heraklion.

  • Heraklion International Airport Nikos Kazantzakis is the main international airport of the Greek island of Crete. Heraklion Airport is named after the well-known Greek writer and philosopher Nikos Kazantzakis, who was born in Heraklion.


  • Chania International Airport, “Ioannis Daskalogiannis” is an international airport located near Souda Bay, 15 km from the city of Chania. Chania Airport is located also 185 kilometers away from Heraklion Airport. There is a public bus service between the city of Chania and the airport.
  • by boat from Athens Greece





For further information, please contact us at info@erasmus-morfikepansi.edu.gr