To reach its objectives, the project developed a free online educational resource for managers and staff of existing SMEs or start-ups, allowing them to take up the opportunities offered by digital era and current developments for businesses in ICT. The innovative course is freely available as an open educational resources (OER) to individual students, either managers or staff of SMEs. It is accessible online and freely licensed to any user interested in modifying, adapting or enhancing it. It can be used by public and private bodies providing support, consultancy and training to businesses (like VET providers), which will be able to organise training courses using the results of the project and have the possibility to adapt the material, if needed.
Access the course
You can use the online platform and become involved with the training system and its associated learning content by clicking here. Feel free to explore if you prefer to use the entire training system with its associated learning content for use via the online platform. We inform you that we collect data concerning the usage of our learning content as we need to report this to our funders. All the personal data and information you provide are stored in compliance with the Regulation EU 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).
If you prefer, you can also use a “local copy” (i.e. downloaded and host an instance of the online platform with its associated learning content) in your own organisation (for different versions and distributions of Windows, MacOS, and Linux). Feel free to explore first if you prefer to use the entire training system with its associated learning content by clicking here. If you decide to use this alternative, you can install the entire training system with its associated learning content by clicking here. After downloading and extracting the file, you can start it by running “Start Moodle.exe”. The platform is then available at http://localhost. The Administrator account credentials are provided in the “moodleCredentials.txt” file provided with in the file. You can add users by clicking here. Please remember to report use and feedback concerning your local instance of the learning platform and use of the learning content to the FOSS4SME project via the following channels: documentation of usage signed by a representative of your SME and sent to a FOSS4SMEs.firstname.lastname@example.org or your project contact.
If you prefer to download the entire learning content without the online platform for internal use as a set of PDF/A-1 files, you can click here. Please remember to report use and feedback concerning the learning content to the FOSS4SME project team via the following channels: documentation of usage signed by a representative of the SME and sent to FOSS4SMEs.email@example.com or your project contact.