Courses in English for jobless professionals
Various organizations offer courses for those who come from abroad but cannot find work. The intention of the courses is to make the participants more fit for the Danish labor market, to educate them on how they can turn their knowledge about the country they come from and their native language into an asset for the Danish economy
Alecto runs the SPEAK SME course - A 2-week course for international University graduates looking for employment within the Danish SME sector.
Start date: May 27, 2013
There are four groups of people who could be eligible to apply for attendance at the SPEAK SME course: non-Danish academics that are receiving benefits or social security (dagpenge / kontanthjælp), EU – citizens, spouses, Green card holders (with green card permit from before the August 2010).
The course includes information about the Danish SME business sectors, how to contact the companies, how to get into the first place and how to create value in an SME, Danish work culture
For more details contact: Marjan Nikolovski at man (at) alecto.dk or +45 42 31 34 50.
Novum’s 6-weeks program gives well-educated foreigners the opportunity to optimally use their experiences from their home country in Denmark.
Start date: TBD
You may be elligible for the course if, among other criteria, you are an active job seeker, unemployed and living in the municipality of Copenhagen. You receive benefits or cash assistance from the state or you are self-sufficient.
The course includes coaching, career clarification and training in export tools, market analysis, corporate culture and active sale.You will get in contact to companies through telemarketing and company visits. You learn how to optimize your communication skills and get into contact with small and medium-sized enterprises.
For further information contact: Novum at forlob (at) novum-net.dk or +45 28 55 56 88
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