3rd Best national practice and experience from Cyprus

 

General information

 

Name of the good practice: “e-Volve”
Name of the organisations in charge: Cyprus Productivity Center
Website of the organisation http://www.kypep.gov.cy/
E-mail of the organisation info@kepa.mlsi.gov.cy
City Nicosia, Larnaca, Limassol, Paphos, Ammochostos
Country Cyprus
Year 2010
Length of the project/practice N/A
Is the project/practice ongoing? Yes
Link to the training program Training and consultancy services on e-Business issues
Language of the practice/program Greek / English

 

Presentation/Description of the method

The “e-Volve Project” is implemented by the Cyprus Productivity Centre within the framework of the European Social Fund since March of 2010.

 

General objectives

SMEs receive training and consultancy services on e-Business issues.

 

Why it has been selected as good practice

1. For the period 2010 – 2013 approximately 2500 SMEs will receive training and consultancy services on e-Business issues.

2. During the implementation of the project, an e-Business awareness campaign run in order to promote e Business practices in the business world and the general public. The campaign included, among other initiatives, the production of educational films, through which the available e-Government services, e-Banking, e-Learning and other e Business good practices were presented and promoted.

 

Final comments

The project encouraged SMEs to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the e-commerce.