Project: Governance, Risk management and Compliance Essentials – GRCEssentials
Funding programme: Erasmus+, KA2 Strategic Partnerships for vocational education and training
Agreement number: 2019-1-CY01-KA202-058375
Start date: 1 October 2019 End date: 30 September 2021
Project website: www.grc-essentials.eu
The “GRC Essentials” project, will amalgamate and adapt the concepts of Governance, Risk
management and Compliance (GRC), into a concept that will be easy for SMEs and microenterprises to implement in their business and work environment.
The intellectual outputs of the project will be a combination of learning material, a learning platform and work-based learning activities.
GRCEssentials project builds on the EU project ‘CASSANDRA’ (in which emcra & Tournis participated, https://cassandra-resilience.eu), a project aimed at helping SMEs to develop a risk management system tailored to the needs of their company and to have an increased awareness of possible business risks and threats, and on the EU ‘project IPEC’ (ETA, emcra & CPMS participated, http://project-ipec.eu), a project which developed a new micro-lite Project Management methodology, based on the needs of small and micro enterprises.
The project begins with the GRCEssentials Curriculum and concludes with the GRC Essentials
Work-based learning. In between the project will develop the GRCEssentials Learning platform and the GRCEssentials Certification.
SMEs (Owners, Managers, Directors etc),
Employees in SMEs,
local/regional/national & EU-wide networks,
Chambers of commerce and industry,
Policy & decision makers.
+ Development of a GRC curriculum adopted to the needs of SMEs and micro-enterprises.
+ Development of a GRC methodology that will enable SMEs and micro-enterprises to implement GRC in their work environment.
+ Development of a GRC certification.
+ Improved understanding of the GRC concept and how it can support SMEs and micro-enterprises improve their efficiency and effectiveness.
GRCEssentials will result in measurable improvements in the performance of enterprises. It will make SMEs ‘efficient, effective and resilient’, because they are likely to be more competitive and more sustainable in the long term, by equipping them with knowledge, employable skills and tools related to GRC.
PCX Computers & Information Systems Ltd, Cyprus – Coordinator of the project – www.pcxmanagement.eu
L.T. Synegy Ltd, Cyprus – www.ltsynergy.eu
TOURNIS SYMVOULEFTIKI EE, Greece – www.thesigmanet.com
EUROPEAN CENTER FOR QUALITY Ltd, Bulgaria – www.ecq-bg.com
emcra GmbH, Germany – www.emcra.eu
Budapesti Kereskedelmi és Iprakamara, Hungary – www.bkik.hu
EUROCERT EYROPAIKI ETAIREIA EMEGHON KAI PISTOPOIHSEON ANONYMOS ETAIREIA, Greece – www.eurocert.gr