Knowledge management competencies for competitiveness -project is part of a larger consortium of projects where other sister projects come from Southern, Western and Northern Finland. The main goal of the project is to support the increase of knowledge management skills of employees in the tourism, restaurant and event industries affected by the corona pandemic
Developing the competitiveness of staff, and thus companies in the sector, will support companies’ opportunities to create new tourism products of interest to international target groups, support their export to the market using digital tools, whilst at the same time developing companies sustainability and reducing their carbon footprint.
The project consists of four work packages:
- activating the national and regional cooperation already in the start-up phase for the cooperation network within sister projects and business networks in the Southern Finland
- development, construction and communication of the knowledge management coaching modules and entities
- implementation of the coaching and learning packages
- implementation of the certificates issued on the basis of competence and coaching
The modules and models developed in the project will become part of the permanent operating models of cities, companies and Visit Finland. With regards to the evolving theme, the model of continuous learning and the identification of competence will also be important in the future. The contents and pedagogical solutions of the knowledge management coaching modules and entities to be implemented will support the tourism, restaurant and event industries and companies even after the end of the project.
Project manager: Kristian Sievers
Duration: 1.9.2021 – 30.8.2023
Partners: City of Helsinki, Forum Virium Helsinki Oy, Turku Science Park Oy, Enter Espoo Oy, Visit Tampere, Visit Jyväskylä, Business Oulu, Visit Oulu, Rokua ja Visit Kalajoki
Funding: ESF (REACT-EU) The project is funded as part of the European Union’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.