European Virtual Museum

 
 
 
         
 

  

 

WORKPLAN of M U. S. EU. M. Project  

 

 

 PHASE         1

 

EXECUTIVE PLAN, PROGRAMMING OF ACTIVITIES, ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE AND INSTITUTION OF MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

 

Duration

First month; 1 month

 

Specific goals

Planning of activities, layout of crossing activities, definition of the organizational set-up and preparation of the first partnership workshop

 

Activities:  

  • Elaboration and layout of planning material:  

a) Masterplan,  

b) Crossing activities workplan:  

I.  Dissemination plan to be realised throughout the whole project,  

II. Monitoring workplan,  

III. Evaluation workplan,  

IV. Products/results grid. 

 

  • Constitution of the Management Committee. The Management Committee should check direction and monitoring of the project. It will take part at start-up, mid-term and final workshops. It is supposed to assess the modelling and survey tools.

 

Members: one for every organization adherent to the project.

Consiel as project leader is going to coordinate the project activities.

 

  • Ech partner should indicate the person responsible of:  

a) administration 

b) diffusion/exploitation  

c) products to be realized  

 

  • According to the purposes of visibility and transfer of the project start-up of collaboration with selected organizations (such as Committee for the art and the Virtual Museums) and European networks such as I.CO.M. (International Counseil Museum) to support the international exploitation of the project. 

 

  • Activation virtualmuseum.it dominion.

 

Products/Results

 

  • Draft workplan 
  • Exploitation workplan
  • Grid for the evaluation of exploitation activities
  • Evaluation and monitoring  workplan
  • Tableau of products/results
  • Management Committee 
  • Network with selected Italian and European organizations network
  • Starting virtualmuseum.it dominion. 

 

 

Working Methods

Planning activities and sharing with partners

 

Indicators of successful activities

  • Shared workplan available on line
  • Exploitation workplan available on line
  • Evaluation and monitoring workplan available on line
  • Shared Results /products grid available on line
  • Constituted and working Management Committe
  • Network of collaboration with selected Italian and European organizations
  • Virtualmuseum.it dominium activated 

 

 

Actions of exploitation

 

  • Description of the project MU.S.EU.M. Management Committee and its members (CV) available on line
  • Elaboration of a Web issue of the workplan to gain visisbility for the project
  • Bookmarking of Web pages to national and international search engines and newsgroups
    PHASE          2

 

PARTNERSHIP WORKSHOP IN ROME- DEFINITION  AND SHARING OF CONCEPTUAL SCHEME OF REFERENCE

 

Duration

Second and third months; 2 months.

 

Goals

  • Definition and sharing of conceptual scheme of reference on professional competences, formative implications, contents of social dialogue and equal opportunity for the creation of a virtual museum  
  • Sharing and validation of each section activities plans:  

a) research activities;  

b) Website architecture to support of the model (virtual Museum on European roots);   

c) formative model. 

  • Validation of the crossing activities workplan:  

a) monitoring and evaluation;  

b) dissemination of the results in the different phases and at the end of the project;  

c) products/results to be realized  

 

Activities

  • Secondary  analysis of the sources, documentary and of the investigations realized in Europe and in the different partnership countries, on formative involvements, social dialogue and equal opportunity for the creation of a virtual museum  
  • Layout, sharing and validation of each section activities plans
  • Validation of the crossing activities workplan
  • Partnership Workshop in Rome in order to discuss, define and cross the conceptual scheme of reference on the formative implications related to the construction of a virtual museum, putting together the specific and the crossing workplans
  • Constitution of a mailing list of European and National responsibles of museum 

 

Products/Results 

  • Conceptual scheme of reference on professional competences, formative implications, on contents of social dialogue and equal opportunity for the creation of a virtual museum  
  • Sharing and validation of each section activities plans
  • Website architecture to support of the model
  • Formative model
  • Validation of the crossing activities workplan
  • Materials and of documents for the meeting 
  • Meeting minutes
  • Constitution of a mailing list of European and National responsibles of museum 

 

 

Working Methods

  • Research
  • Sectorial Planning for objective through shared approach 
  • Workshop 

 

 

 

Indicators of successful activities

  • Shared Conceptual Scheme and available online,
  • Shared sectorial workplans
  • Creation of a mailing list of European and National responsibles of museum

 

Actions of exploitation

 

  • Website created and shared, to give visibility to the project,
  • Institution of links among partners’ Websites
  • Creation of a mailing list of European and National responsibles of museum
  • Masterplan shared and available on line to give visibility to the project 
  • Exploitation and products plan available on line to give visibility to the project 
  • Description of the transnational network realized by MU.S.EU.M. through partners’ website 

 

 

  


 

PHASE          3

 

PLANNING AND REALIZATION OF A WEB PORTAL FOR  THE MU.S.EU.M. PROJECT WITH THE AIM TO DEVELOP THE TRAINING  EXPERIMENTATION

 

Duration

Third and fourth month; 2 months (the first in contemporary to phase 2, the second in contemporary to phase 4);

 

Specific  goals

  • Definition and realization of the Website architecture and the inside structure
  • Definition of the multimedia support/content for MU.S.E.UM.  formative model
  • Website shared with the whole partnership 

 

Activities 

  • In application of the sectorial workplan defined in phase 2, will be conceived and realized a website to support the project, that is supposed to realize the tasks of formative modelling and results dissemination. Particularly, the Website is going to content the contributions of the different professional figures involved in the "System quality" of the virtual   museum offer; it is going to distribute didactic units and it is going to be the support for the exploitation activities throughout the project different phases.  

 

Products/Results 

Website MU.S.EU.M. finalized to the formative modeling foreseen by the project 

  

Working methods

Planning and implementation of Web architectures  

 

Indicators of successful activities

  • MUSEUM Website online and working as it regards the architecture and the articulation of the inside structure 
  • Multimedia contents and Website shared with partners

 

Actions of exploitation

Press briefing on the creation of the first virtual museum on the European roots as component of an innovative formative model. 

 

 

  

 


 

PHASE     4

 

   RESEARCH ACTIVITY    

 

 

Duration

Fourth-twelfth months; 9 months (the first in contemporary to phase 3) divided in 3 sub-phases: 

  • 4.A Characteristics, relevance and profile of the European Museums  telecommunication supply – Use of Case studies methodology (3 months) 
  • 4.B Sector forecast, training needs, investments in human resources and training  innovative demand – Use of Delphi method (3 months) 
  • 4.C New professional roles concerning the European Museums  telecommunication supply -  Use of Check lists and Swot  analysis (Strenght-Weakness-Opportunities and Threat) (3 months) 

 

Specific  goals

Survey and analysis of the European  virtual museum offer and its development, of new professional roles and their formative requirements (in application of the sectorial plan defined in the phase 2) 

 

Activities:  

  • Sub-fase 4.A  
    • Analysis of the documentary sources and on field inquiries in Europe and among those countries involved MUSEUM partnership.
    • Identification of the bests practices for each country, through indications furnished in way structured from sectorial experts
    • Evaluation of best performances transferability respect to the taget group possibly on 7 case studies
    • Construction of a comparative bibliography on the European virtual  museum offer, focusing the attention on human resources 

 

  • Sub-fase 4.B 
    • Research and analysis of the available documentary sources. 
    • Analysis of formative requirements scenery, in particular of social dialogue and promotion of the equal opportunities through method DELPHI, realized involving at least 105 privileged witnesses at European level, followed by data treatment with statistic multivariate analysis. The analysis is aiming to picture the evolution of this sector in Europe from a quantitative/qualitative point of view, as well as on characteristics for  personeel  to form and to promote 

 

  • Sub-fase 4.C 
    • Analysis of sources, documentary and of the specific inquiries already realized to European level and in different countries. 
    • Construction of a check-list to be used for on field survey by the museum partners
    • On field analysis through check-list, inorder to find out the relevant profiles for professional figures to be formed and promoted, beginning from the managerial figures (organizational and managerial), then those with responsibility in technologies and human resources development with the purpose to increase the competitiveness of the enterprise-museums 
    • Organization and elaboration through SWOT analysis of relevant data through check-list  
    • Construction of a comparative bibliography on new professional figures, competences, requirements, based on social dialogue and the promotion of the equal opportunities. 

 

Attended Products/Results 

Research material (to insert in the mid-term report) that it includes: 

  • Research report on characteristics, consistence and profile of European  virtual museum offer - case studies of subjects and best practices 
  • Research report on the perspectives and forecasts of the sector, analysis of formative requirements scenery, in particular of social dialogue and promotion of the equal opportunities through (method DELPHI)
  • Research report on analysis of sources, documentary and of the specific inquiries already realized to European level and in different countries for specific professional roles, beginning from those managerial, in connection to the European virtual museum offer - analysis on field through check-list and SWOT analysis
  • Links with the bests performers Websites and with active organizations in subject of European virtual museum offer.

 

    MID-TERM REPORT

 

Working methods

  • Research (documentary and bibliographical) from secondary sources
  • On field research through case studies 
  • Sector forecast, training needs, on European basis through DELPHI method
  • On field analysis at European level through check-list and SWOT analysis 

 

Indicators of successful activities

  • Research report on characteristics, consistence and profile of European  virtual museum offer - case studies of subjects and best practices  available on line on MUSEUM website and on partners’ Websites.
  • Research report on the sector perspectives and forecasts, training needs, social dialogue and equal opportunities (method DELPHI) available on line on MUSEUM website and on partners’ Websites.
  • Research report on new and specific professional roles in connection to European  virtual    museum offer available on line on MUSEUM website and on partners’ Websites.
  • Research reports and  MID-TERM REPORT discussed and shared by partners 
  • MID-TERM REPORT available on line on MUSEUM website and on partners’ Websites.
  • Links with the bests performers Websites and with active organizations in subject of European virtual museum offer

 

Actions of exploitation

  • Press briefing
  • Research report on characteristics, consistence and profile of European  virtual museum offer - case studies of subjects and best practices  available on line on MUSEUM website and on partners’ Websites to gain visibility for the project in the virtual communities and in the research engines
  • Links with the bests performers Websites and with active organizations in subject of European virtual museum offer
  • Diffusion on the Website of the check-list for feedback 
  • Research report on the sector perspectives and forecasts, training needs, social dialogue and equal opportunities (method DELPHI) available on line on MUSEUM website and on partners’ Websites to gain visibility for the project in the virtual communities and in the research engines
  • Upload of the check-list for informative contributions from European  museum institutions not partner 
  • Research report on new and specific professional roles in connection to European  virtual    museum offer available on line on MUSEUM website and on partners’ Websites to gain visibility for the project in the virtual communities and in the research engines

 

  • Research reports and  MID-TERM REPORT discussed and shared by partners 

 

  • Bookmarking of Web pages to national and international search engines and newsgroups

  


 

PHASE          5

 

PARTNERSHIP WORKSHOP IN BERLIN- PLANNING OF A PROTOTYPE OF A  TRAINING MODEL AND ORGANIZATION OF TOOLS AND MEANS FOR THE EXPERIMENTATION

 

 

Duration

Thirteenth - sixteenth month; 4 months

 

Specific  goals

  • In the occasion of Berlin partnership mid-term workshop sharing of the results of the three researches (see phase 4)
  • Creation and a first testing of online and on the job learning support system as long-life learning support considered strategic for the training and the implementation of a " Quality System " of virtual museum professional figures; those European figures who come out through DELPHI method (phase 4.b) and on field level through check-list and SWOT analysis (phase 4.c). 

 

Activities  

  • Partnership Workshop in Rome in order to discuss, share of the results of the three researches and MID-TERM REPORT(see phase 4).The meeting is also important for the definition of a training workplan being the workflow finalized by Consiel, with the support of EIL and of Alba Iulia in the predisposition of the tools (see details in Phase 2) 
  • Training workplan related to online and on the job  testing of didactic units finalized to the updating of the  museum personal  in order to increase of the quality of the virtual museum  offer
  • Didactic units and training tools online and on the job

 

Products/Results 

  • Workshop materials and documents
  • Workshop Report
  • Prototype of a training model MU.S.EU.M. 
  • Didactic units and training tools online and on the job 

 

Working Methods 

         Workshop

         Training Workplan 

 

Indicators of successful activities

  • Definition of criterions for tools’ creation 
  • Direct Implementation of Training Workplan  since shared with partners 
  • Transferable training parts 
  • Direct Implementation didactic units and training tools online and on the job since shared with partners 

Actions of exploitation

  • Press conference in Berlin  
  • Updating of the Web pages (both in MU.S.EU.M. and partners websites) with the Berlin Workshop  results available on line
  • Berlin Workshop  main results available on line
  • Exploitation through mailing list, for feedback, of training model prototype to European and national responsibles of museum and cultural matters 

 

  

 


 

PHASE          6

 

INSTITUTION OF A SPECIFIC TEAM TO INVOLVE IN THE TRAINING  EXPERIMENTATION FOR EACH MUSEUM PARTNER OF THE PROJECT

 

 

Duration

Thirteenth month; 1 month (at the same time with the first month phase 5) + 1 day of training (during the last two months of the phase 5);

 

Specific  Goals

  • Creation of the team (for each partner managing museum) composed by managers to be involve in on line and ond the job testing of the model 
  • Trainig and support of the local teams - 1 day training 

 

Activities

Identification, selection, motivation, involvement and training of target groups: personnel whose functions (beginning from managerial ones), competences and attitudes needed for on line and ond the job training project in order to increase the quality of virtual museum offer. 

 

Products/Results 

Personnel's Teams for the testing on the spot of the training model 

 

Working Methods

  • Techniques of selection 
  • Motivation and involvement methods finalized to the constitution of on field groups

 

Indicators of successful activities

Presence of personal team with profile and competences corresponding to the target group defined in the research phase of the project and working in every country 

 

Actions of exploitation

  • Updating of the Web pages (both in MU.S.EU.M. and partners websites) with the relevant phase results available on line

 

 


 

PHASE          7

 

 

IMPLEMENTATION  OF A CONTINUING  TRAINING EXPERIMENT  AIMED AT INCREASING QUALITY IN TELECOMMUNICATION SUPPLY FOR THE MUSEUMS THROUGH THE SET-UP OF ON-LINE  AND ON THE JOB LABORATORIES -  CREATION OF A EUROPEAN  VIRTUAL MUSEUM

 

 

 

Duration

Seventeenth-twenty-first month; 3 months; 19 months 

 

Specific  goals

Realization of a brief experimentation, through the set-up of Laboratories online and on the job, of MU.S.EU.M. training model prototype aiming to the increase of the quality of virtual museum services. 

 

Activities

Laboratories of distance training that test the model through the creation of a prototype of virtual museum on the European roots. 

 

Products/Results 

Laboratories for training experimentation online and on the job realized in seven countries of  European union. 

 

Working Methods

Online Learing Support System

 

Indicators of successful activities

  • Prototype of a European virtual museum as training technique, suitable to the objectives, shared and online as a result of National Laboratories of training and testing
  • Transferable training  support focusing in particular on demand of cultural sector enterprises

 

Actions of exploitation

 

  • Updating of the Web pages (both in MU.S.EU.M. and partners websites) with the relevant phase results available on line in particular  the training model constituted by the prototype of virtual museum on the European roots
  • Bookmarking of Web pages to national and international search engines and newsgroups

 

 

 


 

PHASE          8

 

 

DEVELOPMENT OF AN ON-LINE AND ON THE JOB TRAINING MODEL TARGETED TO THE  PROFESSIONAL IMPROVEMENT OF THE MUSEUM STAFF

 

Duration

22nd and 23rd month; 5 months

 

Specific goals 

  • On the basis of testing Laboratories results, definition of a training model online and on the job appropriated to the redefinition, revision and continuous updating of the professional competences of personnel working in museum structures and whose activity has a key importance for the quality of cultural and telematic services: the model MU.S.EU.M. 
  • Finding out of the relevant characteristics for curricula of the professional profiles involved in the training Laboratories 

 

Activities

  • Creation of online and on the job training model that includes the results of European laboratories’ activities and that is supposed to the increase of the quality of virtual museum services (virtual Museum) 
  • Definition of relevant characteristics of the curricula of the professional profiles involved in the training Laboratories 

 

Products/Results 

  • MU.S.EU.M.: formative model online and on the job for life-long learning and quality of the virtual museum  services
  • Professional profiles involved in the formative Laboratories who held strategic roles to the goals of virtual museum  offer

 

Working methods

  • Training Planning 
  • Methods of quality evaluation and control

 

Indicators of successful activities

MU.S.EU.M. training model and formative curricula  elements available on line both in MU.S.EU.M. and partners websites

 

Actions of exploitation

 

  • Updating of the Web pages (both in MU.S.EU.M. and partners websites) with the relevant phase results available on line in particular  the training model constituted by the prototype of virtual museum
  • Bookmarking of Web pages to national and international search engines and newsgroups
  • Exploitation through mailing list, for feedback, of training model prototype to European and national responsibles of museum and cultural matters 

 

 

 

  


 

PHASE          9

 

  FINAL WORKSHOP IN ROME. DISSEMINATION  OF THE  PROJECT RESULTS THROUGHOUT EUROPE

 

Duration

24th month; 1 month

 

Specific  goals

  • Editing final report 
  • Discussion, evaluation and validation of the project results, of the operational indications and of the suggestions of policy emerged by the search 
  • Dissemination and predisposition of the transferable results achieved in training  support focusing in particular on demand of cultural sector enterprises
  • Creation of European Network of online long-life learing support among the national, historical and archaeological museums of the European capitals 

 

Activities  

  • Editing final report
  • organizational activities in order to support Creation of European Network of online long-life learing support among the national, historical and archaeological museums of the European capitals 
  • Evaluation report
  • Gathering all reports for printing
  • Dissemination and predisposition of the transferable results achieved in training  support focusing in particular on demand of cultural sector enterprises
  • Brochure for the orientation in English and Italian  
  • CD Rom in English and Italian with project  results 
  • Organization of final transnational workshop
  • Preparation of a press conference 
  • Updating of the Web pages (both in MU.S.EU.M. and partners websites) with the relevant results of the project  

 

Products/Results 

  • Final  Report from the Consiel 
  • Presentation of the formative model MU.S.EU.M., comprehensive website support and predisposition of the transferable results achieved in training  support focusing in particular on demand of cultural sector enterprises
  • Creation of European Network of online long-life learing support among the national, historical and archaeological museums of the European capitals 
  • Evaluation report
  • Printed materials and reports
  • Final Transnational workshop in Rome
  • Press conference in contemporary with the transnational workshop in Rome 
  • Brochure for the orientation in English and Italian  
  • CD Rom in English and Italian with project  results 
  • Updating of the Web pages (both in MU.S.EU.M. and partners websites) with the relevant results of the project  
  • Dissemination of the results of the project both through MU.S.EU.M. and partners websites

 

 

Working Methods

  • Communication and of dissemination  techniques

 

Indicators of successful activities

  • Realization of the anticipated products 
  • Results and products for easy dissemination
  • Transferable training components model MU.S.EU.M. 
  • Start up activities in order to support Creation of European Network of online long-life learing support among the national, historical and archaeological museums of the European
  • Constitution of target groups as indicated from the project  
  • Discussed and shared final Report, 
  • Discussed and shared evaluation report
  • Brochure for the orientation in Italian and English, discussed and shared
  • Updated Web pages (both in MU.S.EU.M. and partners websites) with the relevant results of the project   discussed and shared
  • Materials  on project results sent and distributed 
  • Results of the project disseminated through partners  networks

 

Actions of exploitation

  • Dissemination to the press of MU.S.EU.M. training model and formative curricula  elements, comprehensive of the website support
  • Organization of the final transnational workshop, where national and European  responsibles  are called to give their contribution,
  • Organization of a press conference,
  • Updated Web pages (both in MU.S.EU.M. and partners websites) with the relevant results of the project   discussed and shared to gain visibility for the project in the virtual communities and in the research engines
  • Activities of diffusion of the relationship and the operational indications emerged by the search in the preexisting nets, near the partners and near the traditional channels 
  • Leaflet for the orientation in Italian and in English. 
  • Diffusion CD Rom in English and Italian with the results of the project  
  • Diffusion online of the results of the project through mailing list addressed to nets, policy makers, European and national responsibles for museum and cultural matters, university, formative corporate body, selected organizations and
  • Dissemination of the research results through European nets such as the I.CO.M. (International Counseil Museum)