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  • This course serves for youth and youth workers to develop their digital and green competences and apply it in the entrepreneurship field, in order to ensure successful and sustainable businesses, performing in the 21st century labour market. Each Module contains an e-book, presentation and evaluation quizzes. 

    This course aims to reduce youth unemployment by developing green, digital and entrepreneurial skills. Come to find our innovative solutions for sustainable enterprises! 

    Course aim and objectives

    The scope of this course is to offer you information and guidance to develop digital and green competences and apply it in the entrepreneurship field. It is intended to give you a full understanding of the following topics:

    • Module 1. Importance of digital and green skills in entrepreneurship
    • Module 2. Information and data literacy
    • Module 3. Communication and collaboration
    • Module 4. Digital content creation
    • Module 5. Safety
    • Module 6. Problem-solving
    • Module 7. Embodying sustainability values
    • Module 8. Embracing complexity in sustainability
    • Module 9. Envisioning sustainable future
    • Module 10. Acting for sustainability

    The course comprises 10 modules, specially designed to provide you the necessary knowledge and stimulate the development of green, digital and entrepreneurial skills.

    To obtain the certificate of completion of the "FUTURE" course, we invite you to go through the modules and answer the questions in the test. Scoring more than 50% on the multiple-choice questions will allow you to download your certificate of completion.

    We invite you to enroll by clicking on the text "Enroll me in this course" - available in the blue bar at the top of the screen.

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  • Module 1. Importance of digital and green skills in entrepreneurship

    Content:

    • Green skills
    • Digital skills
    • Conclusions
  • Module 2. Information and data literacy

    Content:

    • The importance of data literacy
    • Definition of data literacy
    • Information and data literacy competencies
    • The role of education in data literacy
    • Conclusions
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  • Module 3. Communication and collaboration

    Content:

    • What is communication and collaboration?
    • Why are communication and collaboration important?
    • Communication and collaboration in DigComp
    • Interacting through digital technologies
    • Sharing information and content through digital technologies
    • Engaging in citizenship through digital technologies
    • Collaborating through digital technologies
    • Netiquette
    • Managing digital identity
    • Conclusions

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  • Module 4. Digital content creation

    Content:

    • What is digital content creation and its steps?
    • Why is digital content creation important?
    • Digital content creation in DigComp
    • Developing digital content
    • Integrating and re-elaborating digital content
    • Copyright and licences
    • Programming
    • Conclusions
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  • Module 5. Safety

    Content:

    • Definition and context of digital safety
    • Protection of devices
    • Protection of personal data and privacy
    • Protection of health and well-being
    • Protection of the environment
    • Can digital safety be taught?
    • Conclusions
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  • Module 6. Problem-solving

    Content:

    • Skills applied to entrepreneurship
    • Technological challenges
    • Technical problem-solving skills essential for entrepreneurs
    • General steps for solving technical problems
    • Problem-solving techniques for businesses
    • Problem-Solving in the Context of DigComp
    • Solving Technical Problems
    • Identifying needs and technological solutions
    • Creatively using digital technology
    • Identifying Digital Competence gaps
    • Conclusions
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  • Module 7. Embodying Sustainability Values

    Content: 

    • What is sustainability and its core values?
    • Valuing sustainability
    • Supporting sustainability
    • Promoting nature
    • Green Living
    • The examples of Green Living
    • Benefits of Green Living
    • Examples of Eco-friendly work environment
    • Advantages of sustainable workplace
    • Top tips for living more sustainable life
    • Sustainable digitalization
    • Sustainable B2B digitalization
    • Green(er) technologies and circular economy
    • An innovation-enabling policy and regulatory framework
    • Sustainable management in entrepreneurship
    • What is sustainable management?
    • Top 10 sustainable management practices
    • Conclusions. Sustainability values in real life

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  • Module 8. Embracing complexity in sustainability

    Content:

    • Introduction
    • Understand complexity
    • Simplifying complexity
    • Embracing complexity in sustainability in the GreenComp framework
    • Systems thinking
    • Critical thinking
    • Problem framing
    • Waste management
    • Climate change
    • Water scarcity
    • Conclusions
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  • Module 9. Envisioning sustainable future

    Content:

    • What is sutainability?
    • Definition of a sustainable vision
    • Trends and Opportunities in the Green Economy
    • Developing a Sustainable Vision
    • Tools for Future Visualization
    • Planning for Sustainable Continuity
    • Conclusions
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  • Module 10. Acting for sustainability

    Content:

    • What is a sustainable action?
    • Importance of sustainability in business decision-making 
    • Implementing sustainable practices
    • Measuring sustainable impact
    • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
    • Ethical Decision-Making
    • Planning for sustainable continuity
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  • Acknowledgement, Disclaimer and Copyright notice

    Acknowledgement. This paper has received funding from the European Commission under Grant Agreement number 2022-2-PT02-KA220-YOU-000098632, ERASMUS+ Cooperation Partnership project “Entrepreneurship’s FUTURE is green and digital​”.

    Disclaimer. The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the content which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.”

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