Smart Umbrella is a fresh approach to address old issues! It operates as a Smart Hub and Training Center for Innovation, Start-ups, Scale-ups, Creative Industries and works with youngsters to include them in training sessions that will assist their self-development, their soft skills development, and their future entrepreneurial journey.
Specifically, Smart Umbrella is a targeted and dedicated Virtual Business and Development Hub providing Business Development Consulting through Quality Assurance, Counselling, Coaching, Mentoring, Adult Education and Training, and support through European Project Activities.
It has developed a wide collaborative network of stakeholders from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors, in all regions, to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, train their personnel, and transform their organizations. Its customized approach combines deep insights into the dynamics of organizations, companies, and markets, with respect to the needs of society and to the respective target groups.
Smart Umbrella helps small businesses GROW in a low risk, short return of investment and affordable way through its Business hub. Business hubs are developing trend globally to ensure entrepreneurs, business startups, self-employed people and small business owners have a low-cost option to creating, developing and maintaining a sustainable business.
Smart Umbrella Hub has extensive experience providing Adult Education courses for individuals and for SMEs’ personnel. Also, we have been involved in planning, implementing, and evaluating both European and National Developing Programmes, as we have taken part and prepared more than 300 subsidies of Programmes for financing public organizations, Institutions, Universities and private businesses, as their representative.
The services provided, in a variety of sectors, are the following:
- Entrepreneurship education and training,
- Organization of professional seminars and STEM workshops,
- Quality assurance standards systems (ISO),
- Strategy planning for business development,
- Market research and analysis,
- Networking and dissemination channels in Greece and abroad.
Smart Umbrella actively supports social work and STEM education groups such as the Robopirates Team that participates in the First Lego League (FLL) Greece, working with students and children of 12 to 17 years old.