Become an EU project manager: How to write and win EU project calls

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Black&White Solutions has a long track record of successful EU projects over the years. In the past year we have succeed in 2 SMEs Instrument Phase II, 1 SME Instrument Phase I, 1 ESF, 3 Town Twinning, 2 Erasmus Plus KA2, 1 Council of Europe Action for youth associations.


The course aims to give to participants a strong basis of the EU project Management. Through practical exercises, they will acquire the technical tools for the realization of ideas, the preparation of a draft of the project, the search for international partners. After completing the course, you will have the skills to identify the most appropriate forms of access to Community funds, and for the formulation of project ideas in line with the best suitable European programs.

The training foresees extensive use of exercises and case studies as well as modules about all funding opportunities proposed by the EU, giving the particular to the Europe 2020 Strategy and the new programming.


Mr. Andrea Boffi is an expert in EU funds with an extensive track record of sucessful projects. He has delivered more than 120 trainings across Belgium, Italy, Greece, Spain and other EU countries. In his daily activities he liaises with the European Parliament and the European Commissions, he delivers and manages European projects and works closely with enterprises, associations and governmental agencies. Our portofolio includes more than 2900 professionals who have been trained by our team of experts.a project evaluator from the European Commission.

Ms Eli Dhapi is an entrepreuneur and project evaluator in the European Commission. Ms. Dhapi will offer you exclusively an inside knowledge on the criteria the European Commission uses to determine the successful projects, how they evaluate the seal of excellence, and the steps to follow after a project has been accepted to be funded.


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• Young graduates, EU project assistants, EU project apprentices, who want to learn about the complete body of knowledge of EU project management

• Project managers and consultants, who want to cover the missing gaps, validate the knowledge and acquire EU project management skills.


  • Training material and slides used during the seminar

  • Certificate of training

  • 3 months free consultancy by our experts

  • 2 lunches, 3 coffee breaks, 2 breakfasts

The breakfasts, coffee breaks and lunch breaks are included in the fees and will be offered in our premises by Brussels Events.

This is an excellent opportunity to see examples of written winning proposals right in front of your eyes, assimilate practical tips on how to prepare an excellent innovative proposal, and learn from non-published secrets of how evaluators judge proposals.


The course will last 2 days and will be delivered in English. The training take place in the headquarters of the Black&White Solutions. Our premises are situated in the heart of the EU institutions, within walking distance from the European Parliament.

How to reach us:

1) by metro line 2 or 6, stop TRONE.

2) by bus 34, 80, 95 or 38 at stop IDALIE.

3) by train at stop LUXEMBOURG.

For further questions feel free to contact us via email: training@brussels.events , or phone: +32485318421, +32485087789.


Duration: 9.00 - 17.30
Breakfast: 9.00 – 9.30
Coffee Breaks: 11.00 - 11.30 ; 15.30 - 16.00
Lunch: 13.00 - 14.00

Module I

Presentation of the opportunities offered by the EU

- The Multiannual Financial Framework: the budget of the European Union

- EU funds: opportunities to be discovered

- Direct vs Indirect Funds

- Indirect funds: * Working mechanisms ; * Activities to be financed ; * Figures and statistics

- EU Direct Funds: working mechanism , principles , the Work Programmes

- Presentation of the main programs: NGOs, SMEs, big companies, universities, public administrations

- How to find a call for proposal: main free tools and websites ; creating your ECAS and PIC

Module II

Practical session: your first consultancy

- Matching real project ideas with the proper European programme

- Q&A on the analysed case: encountered challenges or needs

Duration: 9.00 - 17.30
Breakfast: 9.00 – 9.30
Coffee Breaks: 11.00 - 11.30 ; 15.30 - 16.00
Lunch: 13.00 - 14.00

Module III

The Project Cycle Management (PCM)

- Basic principles of PCM

- The Logical Framework Approach

- Let's work together: the stakeholder analysis

- Problem tree and objective tree

- The structure of an European call for proposal

Lunch with the special guest: European Commission evaluator

Module IV

Practical section: your first approach to an EU project

Practical work on how to write an EU project

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