Overview

MOBILEMANAGER: Mobile Learning for Implementation of Integrated Management

The main goal of mobileManager - Mobile Learning for Implementation of Integrated Management System, is to create a mobile application with training contents that support managers, technicians, unemployed people with high degree education and also students to learn how to implement an Integrated Management System in SMEs. This will be achieved by transferring the results of Game4Manager (serious game with an e-learning platform related with the Integrated Management of Environment, Energy, Quality and Health and Safety Systems) to a mobile platform, available to everyone trough Android and iPhone, and transfer, in addition, EUPA project – Validation of Formal, Non-Formal and Informal Learning, to assess the knowledge, skills and competences that are developed by the users/trainees during the learning immersion in mobileManager.

The project is oriented to the individual development of the target audience supporting the trainees in the decision process during critical situations, in a cognitive and emotional plan. Furthermore, by making use of mobile applications apprenticeship becomes a more dynamic and involving process, improving performance in professional activities and increasing learning results.

In terms of the characteristics of the consortium, because the project will be done in cooperation with 5 European countries, the products will be available in Portuguese, French, English, Greek, Italian and Spanish, representing 5 of the 6 most spoken languages in the world. The partnership involves organizations with experience in past Leonardo Projects and experience in the educational and technical field, ensuring complementarities to fit the proposal needs. In addition, the fact that there is the involvement of Research Organizations means that it will be easier to reach the target audience, during the test and evaluation phase but also during the dissemination activities.

The main project outcomes will be the following:

- 1 mobile application for iphone and android, to support learning in the Implementation of a Integrated Management System;

- Validation of Formal, Non-Formal and Informal Learning, to assess the knowledge, skills and competences that are developed by the users/trainees during the learning immersion in mobileManager

- 5.000 companies informed about the project

- 1 Facebook page

- Website page of the project

- 5 information sessions (one in each country)

- 1 Final Workshop - International demonstration venture

- 8000 end users reach via iphone and android

In terms of impact, with this project we are contributing to a Europe of Knowledge through the development of new learning approach (mobile app) using the recent ICT technologies to support and promoting the lifelong learning and the acquisition of knowledge's and skills to enhance the competitiveness of the companies. The project will also support the creation of an information society to all, by promoting training and exchanging knowledge in the European space.