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e-Leadership skills enable people with very strong ICT skills to lead qualified staff from ICT and other disciplines towards identifying and designing business models and exploiting key innovation opportunities. e-Leadership is successful where an organisation makes best use of new developments in ICT, where leading edge ICT drives innovation and delivers value to their organisations. We analyse the creation and the demand for e-leadership skills. Together with industry and leading European universities and business schools we develop guidelines and curriculum profiles to adapt existing courses or develop new ones. The guidelines are continuously updated and offered to the market by empirica. A number of universities and business schools from all over Europe has used curriculum profiles to carry out a self-assessment and mapping of courses and programmes, helping them to adapt to technology trends, learner demand and industry requirements and become fully fledged e-leadership courses. We offer online tools to support the entire process of course mapping to curriculum profiles and the execution of a self assessment on which to base course and programme developments and adaptations. Universities use these tools as guidance for developing new e-leadership courses. The approach has also been adapted to best suit the needs of SMEs and entrepreneurs and several renowned universities and business schools are using it to conduct, further develop and adapt their offers to better address this market.

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e-Leadership - Digital Skills for SMEs: There is a job to...

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Innovative e-leadership positions in Europe are estimated to be around 620,000 in 2015. Demand is estimated to reach 776,000 in 2020. Europe requires up to 200,000 e-leaders by 2020, i.e. 40,000 per year. Without further action Europe will not be in a position to create this number. There is a job...

New Service Contract on “Promotion of e-Leadership in...

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empirica has been awarded the above service contract in July 2015 to run for the coming 18 months. It is part of the activities of the EU e-skills strategy – is aimed at promoting e-leadership skills and providing Europe with a larger talent pool of highly-skilled entrepreneurs, managers and...

Successful First European Conference on Digital and Key...

eSkills & Work

The first European Conference on Digital and Key Enabling Technologies skills was held in Brussels on 1 and 2 June 2015. The conference was a two-day event, with day 1 being dedicated to the skill issues of KETs, and day 2 focussing on the skills related to e-leadership. The programme featured...

Brochure on ‘Acquiring e-Leadership Skills – Fostering the...

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The above 36-page brochure has been released and published in June 2015 addressing the topic of e-leadership and the results and achievements of the first phase of the European e-Leadership Initiative launched by the European Commission. The brochure is available in all EU languages and can be...

What can Europe do to tackle the skills-related challenges...

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The first step is developing a harmonised vision and action plan. Based on the analysis within Phase one of the KETs Skills initiative, combined with the outcomes of the KETs HLG Sherpa Group’s work and a series of validation workshops with stakeholders, the four key directions for action were...

e-Leadership Master Class cycle on ‘Information Security...

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We are pleased to announce the start of the newly developed ‘Cyber Security Programme’ addressed to CISOs (Chief Information and Security Officers) as one of the target groups for e-leadership programmes. The programme will start on 22 January 2015.

Expert workshop on ‘e-Leadership for SMES and entrepreneurs’

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At this highly interactive workshop attended by almost 40 invited experts in Brussels on 23 June 2014 skills requirements of SMEs versus the European higher education course landscape and implications for e-leadership course development were discussed. The focus of the workshop was on presenting and...

'European e-Skills 2014 Conference - Towards e-Leadership...

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The event attracted more than 300 participants from all over Europe and the world followed on from the precursor European conference the year before which had also been organized successfully by empirica. More information: www.eskills2014conference.eu; www.eskills2013.eu

European Commission and top European universities and...

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Empirica successfully organised ten events on ‘New Curricula for e-Leadership - Delivering Skills for an Innovative and Competitive Europe’ for the European Commission from which took place from May to November 2014 in Sofia, Reading, Madrid, Milan and Munich, Antwerp, Budapest, Aarhus, Paris and...

EU28 Country Reports on e-Leadership Skills for SMEs - A...

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Country Reports on e-leadership have just been released by empirica and can be downloaded at: leadership2015.eu/documents/ and eskills-lead.eu/documents/. These reports provide descriptions of national e-leadership policies and initiatives, higher education programmes and the labour...

“Acquiring e-Leadership Skills - Fostering the Digital...

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Published under the title “NEW CURRICULA FOR E-LEADERSHIP SKILLS IN EUROPE” (final report), the first results of the initiative on e-leadership are to be presented to the public in time for the EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON DIGITAL AND KEY ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES SKILLS on 1 – 2 June 2015 in Brussels...

e-Leadership conference in Berlin: Is Germany well placed to...

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The skills needed for rapid growth of SMEs and start-ups: a view from Germany

"e-Leadership skills into the Digital Economy" Conference, 21 April 2015, EIT ICT Labs, Berlin

This conference was part a series of regional cluster events on e-Leadership. It was organised in close cooperation with the...

e-Leadership in Europe: Call for Action from stakeholders

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Despite high levels of unemployment, Europe is faced with a significant shortage of the people capable of leading innovation to capitalise on advances in information and communication technologies (ICT). Economic growth relies on digital innovation and transformation of businesses and this requires...

KETs: skills challenges of micro-/nanoelectronics through...

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That skills shortage is recognised as the UK’s micro-/nanoelectronics industry’s most pressing challenge was confirmed by the sectoral pilot conducted by PwC within the KETs Skills Initiative. The National Microelectronics Institute (NMI) confirms that the uniting concern across the vast majority of...

Do all workers in KETs domains need to be entrepreneurs?

eSkills & Work

Yes, claim the stakeholders, but in a broader sense. This is according to the preliminary results of a parallel study on KETs Skills conducted by PwC for DG RTD of the European Commission. The entrepreneurial skills in a broader sense here include having a basic understanding of the market...

"e-Skills and e-Leadership Skills 2020. Trends and...

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On 6 May 2015 the European Commission has adopted the Communication ‘A Digital Single Market for Europe’ which includes 16 initiatives to lay the groundwork for Europe’s digital future. In this Communication and accompanying documents the Commission recognises the critical importance of skills.

Acquiring e-Leadership Skills in Europe” report, May 2015,...

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Published under the title “NEW CURRICULA FOR E-LEADERSHIP SKILLS IN EUROPE” (final report), the first results of the initiative on e-leadership are to be presented to the public in time for the EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON DIGITAL AND KEY ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES SKILLS on 1 – 2 June 2015 in Brussels and at...

e-Leadership Skills for SMEs: Interim Report, May 2015, ...

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This is the interim report of the e-leadership skills initiative targeting start-ups and fast growing SMEs. Work is in progress and is scheduled to be finished in September 2015 and presented in a Final Report.

Ade McCormack on Careers in the Digital Age

eSkills & Work

I have seen significant changes in the overlapping trends associated with the digital economy and skills. As the main author of the first edition of the "e-Skills Manifesto" (2010), I flagged what lay ahead if Europe did not take radical action. My more recent work in respect of how our...

Recommendations of KETs Skills Initiative tried out in...

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The sectoral pilots aim at tailoring the recommendations proposed by the KETs Skills Initiative to the specific needs of three Member States, with a particular focus on the Micro-/Nanoelectronics domain as a sample KET. The sectoral pilots aim to serve as an impetus for action, leading to customised...

KETs skills priorities to be incorporated in new Work...

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The complementary study launched by DG RTD aims to provide the Commission with the analysis and recommendations on skills in the NMBP areas (Nanotechnologies, New Materials, Industrial Biotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing Technologies). The study aims to tackle the growing skills imbalances,...

Example of best practice for young high potentials:...

eSkills & Work

Nanofutures is a funding initiative within the WING programme of the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research. It funds research groups of young high potentials that focus on nanotechnology and nano-materials. It represents a good practice example of how to tackle skills-related challenges...

ICT workforce increase in Europe – e-skills policy created...

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The supply of freshly trained computer scientists has been slowly decreasing from 2007. In 2012 114,000 Computer Science first degrees were awarded. At the same time, the ICT workforce was growing and the labour market absorbed an increasing number of new entrants, from 182,000 in 2007 – the year...

Riga Declaration kicks off eSkills for Jobs 2015-2016...

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On 13 March over 250 participants joined in the official launch of eSkills for Jobs campaign at the high-level conference in Riga. The eSkills for Jobs campaign is a response to the growing demand for ICT-skilled professionals which is currently not met in Europe.

Dramatic changes in the ICT workforce structure show where...

eSkills & Work

The Management and Plan/Design positions: IS management and governance, architecture, analysis are the ICT worker segments that have been growing massively over the last years and. Europe has added 400,000 jobs in this category in only two years! At the same time we see a decrease in the number of...

Launch of study on digital skills in the workplace

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Digital technologies are having a massive impact on the economy, spreading through all sectors and changing the way economic value is created, the jobs people do, how they do them and the skills they need for those jobs. In particular, it is increasing the need for digital skills in the workplace....

New report of the Strategic Policy Forum on the digital...

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Antti Peltomäki, Deputy Director General, DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs and John Higgins, DIGITALEUROPE Director General and President of the Strategic Policy Forum on Digital Entrepreneurship presented the recommendations of a report on Digital Transformation of...

New videos demonstrating the e-leadership skills relevance...

eSkills & Work

The videos entitled

• ‘e-Leadership - what it is and why it is relevant for industry’,

• ‘e-Leadership demand and supply in Europe from today to 2020’

• ‘Educational Ecosystem Fostering Digital Transformation in Industry’

have a duration of 7 to 17 minutes and can be viewed at:...

350,000 new e-leaders needed in Europe by 2020. Can...

eSkills & Work

Estimates reveal that Europe will need up to 350,000 additional e-leaders by 2020, including replacement demand. This translates into a demand of 40,000 - 73,000 e-leadership skilled individuals per year and presents a strong challenge to the current educational ecosystem.

ICT Professionalism: Proposal for a pan-European...

eSkills & Work

Today the nature of the ICT jobs is changing. Technology is developing rapidly and this challenges our current, traditional ways of educating people. It is no longer enough to merely be a technical expert or specialist. The industry needs professionals with a diversity of knowledge and skills in...

What is the Impact of Globalisation on e-Skills?

eSkills & Work

A new report on the international dimension of ICT professionalism and the impact of globalisation on high-level e-skills requirements has just been published.

The research found that off-shoring is no longer driven by cost reduction goals as offshore operations have increasingly taken on more...

Workshop: SME requirements for e-leadership skills and...

eSkills & Work

Effective organisations of all sizes and stages of maturity are demanding e-leaders who are both business and ICT-savvy. For effective e-leadership, the skills required are seen as those which enable people with very strong ICT skills to lead qualified staff from ICT and other disciplines towards...

Ninth e-Leadership Cluster Event in Paris: France on its way...

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When welcoming the around 150 participants at the ‘e-leadership for the Digital Economy’ event organised by the European Commission and CIGREF, Pascal Buffard, Chairman of CIGREF and Chairman of AXA Technology Services demanded the creation of a ‘new entrepreneurial leadership’ whereby the...

Eighth e-Leadership Cluster Event in Aarhus: Views from...

eSkills & Work

At the conference organised by the European Commission together with it-forum and it-Vest in Aarhus and attended by around 140 participants the chairperson Nils Olaya Fonstad, MIT Center for information System Research (CISR) in his opening speech referred to ‘digital disruption’ affecting European...

125th Euro Inf Label for Degree Programmes in the Field of...

eSkills & Work

At its September session 2014 the Accreditation Commission for Degree Programmes of ASIIN (one of the core team partners of the European e-Leadership Initiative (www.eskills-guide.eu) awarded its 125th Euro Inf Label for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes in the field of Informatics/Computer...

Article: Developing e-Leaders: The Why, What and How

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By Professor Sharm Manwani, Henley Business School

Why is e-Leadership important?

Are leaders born or made? This is an age-old question and leadership education relies on the latter being feasible, even if certain personal traits are highly desirable as an entry point. For e-Leadership, additional...

First e-Competence Quality Label Awarded by EXIN to LPI

eSkills & Work

The LPI Linux Professional Certification Program has become the first to be awarded the e-Competence Quality Label. The Quality Label was officially handed out at the annual LPI EMEA meeting September 26th 2014 in Prague, Czech Republic by Maarten Dolf Desertine, business developer at EXIN. The...

125th Euro Inf Label awarded by ASIIN

eSkills & Work

At its September session 2014 the Accreditation Commission for Degree Programmes of ASIIN (one of the core team partners of the European e-Leadership Initiative (www.eskills-guide.eu) awarded its 125th Euro Inf Label for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes in the field of Informatics/Computer...

Key Enabling Technologies Skills Initiative: Vision and...

eSkills & Work

In January 2014, the European Commission has launched a dedicated initiative aiming to address the skills-related challenges in Key Enabling Technologies (KETs). The initiative focuses on the current and anticipated needs of employers with regard to KETs skills and the ways to best satisfy those...

2015 Erasmus+ Call and Programme Guide

eSkills & Work

The Erasmus+ Programme Guide for the 2015 General Call for Proposals was published in English on 06/10/2014, with further language versions to follow at the end of October. The Programme Guide provides detailed conditions for participating in the call for proposals, as well as information on the...

e-Skills for Jobs 2014 Campaign

eSkills & Work

The e-Skills for Jobs 2014 campaign is a major cross sector, multi-stakeholder campaign from the European Commission, involving more than 650 organisations across Europe including companies, associations, education and training bodies and NGOs.

e-Skills for Jobs 2014 Grand Event in Rome

eSkills & Work

The high level conference “e-Skills: Making a Career with Digital Technologies” is the second major event at European level for the awareness raising campaign on skills and jobs launched by the European Commission in 2014.

Insights on e-Leadership: video statements from past events

eSkills & Work

During the Regional Cluster Events, a diverse range of statements on e-Leadership were made.

Representatives from industry and businesses like Dr. Thomas Endres from VOICE e.V., universities and business schools like Silvia Leal, IE Business School as well as students perspectives were captured in...

e-Leadership: Cluster Events scheduled in Paris and Wroclaw

eSkills & Work

Two regional cluster events are being prepared within the e-Leadership initiative focusing on the e-leadership needs of decision-makers, CIOs and ICT professionals. These leaders oversee portfolios of both well-defined and emergent innovation opportunities.

e-Leadership: Seventh Regional Cluster Event in Budapest...

eSkills & Work

Experts at the event ‘New Curricula for e-Leadership - Delivering Skills for an innovative and competitive Europe’ organised in Budapest underlined the importance of an education ecosystem with strong stakeholder interaction to widely spread e-leadership skills and confirmed that there is a growing...

e-Leadership: Sixth Regional Cluster Event in Antwerp The...

eSkills & Work

The conference was organised at the Antwerp School of Management, the CIO Forum Belgian Business and EuroCIO – European CIO Association which brought together over 100 leading participants in this field from Belgium and The Netherlands. Experts and representatives from industry, public...

European e-Skills 2014 Conference

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The European e-Skills 2014 Conference will take place on 2-3 December 2014 at the Marriott City Centre Hotel in Brussels, Belgium. Online registrations is open at: www.eskills2104conference.eu

This event will address two key topics: e-leadership and ICT professionalism in Europe.

 

World Economic Forum Launches Final Report on Fostering...

eSkills & Work

The World Economic Forum launched the final report of the ''Fostering Innovation Driven Entrepreneurship in Europe'' initiative on 24 June 2014.

First e-CF based ICT bachelor exams (iEXA) introduced in The...

eSkills & Work

Recently the first iEXA certificate was handed out to student Patrick Bezemer. The iEXA program is an initiative of the exam institutes EXIN and the Dutch Association of Examination and six Dutch technical universities. The program covers the common core of the ICT Bachelor programs of the...

Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs

eSkills & Work

Launched in March 2013, the "Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs" helps to accelerate and intensify efforts initiated by European policies, such as the Digital Agenda for Europe, the EU e-Skills Strategy, the Employment Package, the Opening up Education Initiative, the Rethinking Education Strategy,...

European e-Skills 2014 Conference: 2 - 3 December 2014 in...

eSkills & Work

The European e-Skills 2014 Conference will take place on 2 and 3 December 2014 at the Marriott City Centre Hotel in Brussels. The event will bring together leading experts in the field of e-skills, e-leadership and ICT professionalism from industry, business schools, universities, ICT and CIOs...

European Commission launches "e-Skills for Jobs" campaign in...

eSkills & Work

Demand for digital jobs requiring e-skills keeps growing – and is likely to create a skills shortage that may leave up to one million positions vacant by 2020 in Europe. The Commission has identified ICT as one of three employment growth areas and to raise awareness on e-skills the Commission...

Expert workshop on ‘e-Leadership for SMES’

eSkills & Work

Over 40 experts from business and academia met on 23 June 2014 in Brussels to discuss skills requirements of SMEs vs. the European higher education course landscape and the implications for e-leadership course development.

Five more Regional Cluster Events scheduled in Belgium,...

eSkills & Work

Five regional cluster events are being prepared within the e-Leadership initiative focusing on the e-leadership needs of decision-makers, CIOs and ICT professionals.

Fifth Cluster Event in Germany - The way forward towards...

eSkills & Work

On 17 July 2014 in Munich, Dirk Pollert, Director of the metalworking and electrical industry in Bavaria underlined that "Bavarian industry needs digitalisation for innovative advantage" - and pointed to the focus on the importance of e-Leadership to address this.

Fourth Cluster Event in Italy - Italy launches a national...

eSkills & Work

On 25 June 2014 at the Polytechnic University of Milan the conference addressed the questions: What is e-Leadership, and how is the educational ecosystem responding in this new digital era? What kind of curricular activities must be initiated to provide the necessary education and training? Are our...

Third Cluster Event in Spain IE Business School and Spanish...

eSkills & Work

On 4th June 2014 in Madrid business leaders sent clear signals that there is a growing and critical lack of e-leaders in the region, i.e. individuals who are at the same time ICT savvy, business savvy and have the ability and skills to lead multi-disciplinary teams across functional and geographical...

Second Cluster Event in the UK Henley Business School show...

eSkills & Work

Experts discussed on 3 June 2014 at Henley Business School the ‘why, what and how of e-Leadership’.

First Cluster Event in Bulgaria New Bulgarian University...

eSkills & Work

Strong consensus was achieved among delegates to the first ‘e-Leadership’ cluster event in Sofia on 20 May 2014 on the urgent need to improve the quality of skills in an area key for innovation and competitiveness: e-leadership.

The most substantial challenges are demonstrating effective...

eSkills & Work

The results from the latest survey of McKinsey show that more and more executives are acknowledging the strategic value of IT to their businesses beyond merely cutting costs. But as they focus on and invest in the function’s ability to enable productivity, business efficiency, and product and...

The Digital World in 2030. What place for Europe? - European...

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After a yearlong collaboration with EIF members and experts from all over the world, including policy makers and representatives from industry and academia, the EIF report 'The Digital World in 2030: What Place for Europe?' is finally ready. This report proceeds in five chapters. The first proposes...

First e-Competence Assessment certificates handed out

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On 12 November 2013 the first ICT professionals received their official EXIN certification of the e-Competence Assessment from the hands of Bernd Taselaar, CEO EXIN. This assessment measures the e-competencies of the professional and supports this with an official certificate.

The e-Competence...

ITMB – IT Management for Business bachelor’s degree that...

eSkills & Work

The ITMB degree is a tailored education programme that meets the very core of e-leadership. It does not leave this special mix of competences to masters or PhD training. ICT and management skills are taught in a demanding bachelor’s degree that forms the basis for future e-leaders. This is an...

Software Campus – an innovative e-leadership programme for...

eSkills & Work

Software Campus is an innovative scholarship programme for excellent PhD and Master students in ICT, focusing on outstanding individuals who show promise to address a shortage in suitably qualified e-leaders, as it is widely perceived in Germany. Apart from the scholarship grants, which are generous...

e-Skills for Jobs 2014: Mobilising to Support Job Creation...

eSkills & Work

As part of the e-Skills for ICT Jobs initiative the European Commission is organizing the conference “e-Skills for Jobs 2014 Conference: Mobilising to Support Job Creation and Upskilling of the Workforce” on 6 May 2014, at the Ethniki Conference Centre in Athens. This event is under the auspices of...

Release of brochure summarizing the results on ‘e-Skills...

eSkills & Work

The Final Report and 27 Country Reports together with a 24-page brochure translated into all EU languages on ‘e-Skills -Monitoring and Benchmarking Policies and Partnerships in Europe’ have been released.

 

Interested parties can download all these documents at the European Commission's website:...

Conference in Brussels on "The International Dimension of...

eSkills & Work

On the 26 March 2014 the European Commission Directorate General of Enterprise and Industry, held a high-level conference in Brussels on "The International Dimension of e-Skills and the Impact of Globalization". A special focus of the conference was on the need for maturing the ICT profession and on...

International workshop of the European Commission on...

eSkills & Work

The European Commission has invited to and hosted this first international workshop on e-skills in Brussels. At the workshop, national and international e-skills experts (from US, Brazil, South Africa, Russia, India, Japan, Malaysia, Australia, Chile and Canada, as well as Europe) met to discuss the...

Expert workshop on ‘e-Leadership Skills for Small and Medium...

eSkills & Work

Effective organisations are demanding e-leaders who are both business and ICT-savvy. For effective e-leadership, the skills required are seen as those which enable people with very strong ICT skills to lead qualified staff from ICT and other disciplines towards identifying and designing business...

European e-Leadership curriculum profiles endorsed by...

eSkills & Work

At the recent European CIO Association board meeting, unanimous approval was given to endorse the newly developed curriculum profiles that have been created as part of the European Commission ‘New Curricula for e-Leadership’ initiative.

'New Curricula for e-Leadership' Regional Cluster Events...

eSkills & Work

A series of 10 regional cluster events to take place throughout Europe are currently being organized within the European Commission e-Leadership initiative which focuses on the leadership needs of top decision-makers and professional leaders at larger enterprises. These leaders oversee portfolios of...

10 Regional Cluster Events on “New Curricula for...

eSkills & Work

Demand is growing throughout European industry to improve the quality of e-leadership, covering organisation leadership in ICT innovation to deliver business value. Research has confirmed a significant shortage of e-leadership skills across Europe - a call for action.

e-Skills gap and digital jobs vacancies to increase -...

eSkills & Work

In Europe the demand for ICT practitioners, with growth of around 4% a year is outstripping supply resulting in a shortage of 509,000 jobs in 2015 compared to 274,000 today. This figure could even increase to almost one million by 2020. This shortage is caused by lack of relevant e-skills. The...

European Commission Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs

eSkills & Work

The Commission is leading a multi-stakeholder partnership to tackle the lack of ICT skills and the several hundred of thousands of unfilled ICT-related vacancies.

E-Skills: Promotion of ICT Professionalism in Europe

eSkills & Work

The European Commission has launched a service contract to develop a feasibility study for a pan-European foundational body of knowledge for ICT professionals and of a sustainable operating model for the promotion of ICT professionalism in Europe.

This new initiative is launched in the scope of the...

Skills for Key Enabling Technologies - Putting Europe back...

eSkills & Work

With the service contract on ‘Key enabling technologies (KETs) observatory’ launched in January 2014 the European Commission DG ENTR is supporting the development and operation of a key enabling technologies (KETs) observatory for 2013–2015, based on the first results and lessons learned during the...

LEAD – e-Leadership Skills for Small and Medium sized...

eSkills & Work

The European Commission DG Enterprise has launched the above service contract in January 2014. This Commission initiative is complementary to the above one on ‘New Curricula for e-Leadership’ and focusing on entrepreneurs, managers and advanced ICT users in SMEs, start-ups and gazelles.

European study revealed – Urgent need for e-leadership...

eSkills & Work

European Commission research activities within the ‘New Curricula for e-Leadership Skills’ presented at the European e-Skills 2013 conference on 10 December 2013 in Brussels revealed that from more than 1000 programmes identified and analysed only around 20 bear the potential for an e-leadership...

Forecasting the e-Skills Gap: More than 500.000 vacant ICT...

eSkills & Work

Brussels 10 December 2013 - Over 300 experts from all over Europe attended the "European e-Skills 2013 Conference" organized by the European Commission on 10 December 2013 in Brussels. There are currently 274.000 vacancies for ICT jobs in Europe. This number is going to grow up to 509.000 potential...

The Current E-Skills Gap in Europe

eSkills & Work

Brussels 23 January 2014 - Even in the economic downturn in Europe between 2009 and 2014, causing unprecedented levels of unemployment, there is evidence of a continuing, even growing insufficiency in the supply of vital skills to economic activity, in particular a lack of e-skills in the European...

EU Member States are increasingly addressing e-Skills...

eSkills & Work

Brussels 10 December 2013 - Governments are significantly increasing their efforts to address the skill shortage through dedicated policies, initiatives and partnerships. This was a key message from the conference where the results of an analysis of national policies on e-skills, e-leadership skills...

e-Leadership skills are entering the European policy agenda

eSkills & Work

Brussels 10 December 2013 - Initiatives in several EU Member States are emerging but higher education offers in this domain are scare and do not yet exist. The skills in focus and described as e-leadership skills are those which enable people to lead qualified staff from different disciplines...

The project 'Towards European e-Skills Quality Labels for...

eSkills & Work

The project 'Towards European e-Skills Quality Labels for ICT Industry Training and Certifications' for the European Commission has been completed very successfully with a closing conference attended by more than 200 participants.

Quality labels for training fostering e-skills - a new study...

eSkills & Work

empirica together with EXIN and an international group of renown experts in this field from all over Europe have started the QUALITY study issued by the European Commission to develop quality labels for industry-based training and certification which at the same time are compatible with the European...

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