Overall 32 teachers joined the course as participants. The teachers came from the port communities of Barcelona, Valencia, Civitavecchia, Beirut, Damietta, Tunis, and Aqaba.
The course, which focused on administrative processes in international trade, prepared the mentors and teachers of the YEP MED training programmes in the use of the simulated practice enterprises methodology.
The training was delivered through a combination of lectures and ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) simulation teamwork exercises.The teachers that shared their expertise and explained the didactic teaching format were specialists in customs and tax treatment, customer risk analysis, payment methods and insurance management of relevant companies in the sector.
The YEP MED project is funded by the European Union’s ENI CBC MED Programme. It aims to develop methods of vocational training in the ports and logistics sector to meet and match the labour market skills needs in the Mediterranean port communities, therewith contributing to jobs creation for the youth and women as well as facilitating productive economic growth.
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