This project is dedicated to implement a “Central Asian Centre for Teaching, Learning and Entrepreneurship – CACTLE” to promote and strengthen the relations between Central Asian HEIs and enterprises as socio-economic actors to foster intrapreneurial and entrepreneurial competencies by
- improving the teaching competencies of HEI-teachers
- creating further training-opportunities for employees of enterprises and institutions
- qualifying students in entrepreneurship and business development
in cooperation with ministries for higher education, regional chambers of commerce and enterprises as a contribution to promote entrepreneurial and occupational self-reliance in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.
The objectives of the project are:
- Sustainable implementation of a CACTLE
Implementing a CACTLE as a virtual expert network institutionalized at the participating universities with a sustainable perspective.
- Professionalization of HEI-teachers
Qualifying of at least 27 HEI-teachers as “Certified University Teachers – CUT”, 18 HEI-teachers as “Accredited Management Trainers – AMT” on the basis of a certification program for CUT and AMT with a scope of 90 (CUT) and 60 (AMT) contact hours. Another 27 HEI-teachers will be qualified as CUT by the first alumnis during the third project year.
- Professionalization of employees
Qualifying employees of enterprises/institutions in at least 48 CACTLE-further trainings designed and held by AMT in special fields of economics and business in KG, KZ and UZ.
- Professionalization of students
Qualifying at least 90 students in KG, KZ and UZ in the field of “Entrepreneurship and Business Development – EBD” on the basis of a core-curriculum in a scope of 10 ECTS or equal in English or Russian.