Unternehmenswert Mensch


ISM - Institute for Social Pedagogic Research Mainz., Mainz, GERMANY



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Name of the organisation, English translation

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Name of the practice, original language




Description of the practice

Unternehmenswert:Mensch is a development programme which is aimed at helping SMEs in their process of desiging a future-compliant and staff-oriented staff policy. Unternehmenswert:Mensch sponsors advisory services in these four fields:

leadership, equality of opportunities & diversity, health, knowledge & competences. Unternehmenswert:Mensch is available throughout Germany.

Policy context

Unternehmenswert:Mensch wants SMEs to be future-compliant and meet futures challenges considering the great demographic changes Germany will face. The four most important topics which help SMEs to develop and meet futures expectations are
leadership, equality of opportunities & diversity, health, knowledge & competences.



Labour market context

The demographic change is one of the greatest challenges during the next years. The population will decrease and at the same time ageing of the population will happen. Therefore it is important to recruit new personal and to preserve the qualified employees in the region.
SMEs can`t afford human ressource deparment, therefore it is very important to help them securing skilled workers and develop their qualifications and have a future-compliant organisation.


-advisory services for SMEs (how can they be future-compliant, who can help them…)
-make SMEs sensitize for future challenges

Management and operation

-responsible bodies throughout Germany can apply to Unternehmenswert:Mensch in order to get the authoriziation to offer SMEs advisory services
-the advisory services are available in every part of Germany

Target groups/beneficiaries

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Start date

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End date (actual or planned)

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Gender dimension

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Products involved in or resulting from the practice

-specific tools to offer SMEs advisory services to make them future-compliant about these four topics: leadership, equality of opportunities & diversity, health, knowledge & competences
-sensivity of SMEs for future labour market challenges

Outcomes of the practice (planned/expected and actual)

-advisory services throughout Germany

Source of funding

National budget (tax revenue), European Social Fund, European Regional Development Fund

Main responsible body, type

Ministry or other national public body/authority. Please specify

Federal Minstry of Employment and Social Affairs

Role of implementing body


Other bodies involved in implementation of the practice as partners or contractors

-responsible bodies throughout Germany
-institutions focused on labour market research
-Federal Ministry of Employment and Social Affairs

Evaluation - Was the practice evaluated?



Target group(s)

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People seeking training

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B.2 Type of practice

B.2.1 Practices related to management or servicing of clients

Registration, skill assessments, identification of client needs and matching

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B.2.2 Practices related to labour market information and improvement of micro and smes’ procedures

Labour market information (LMI)

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Micro and SMEs’ procedures

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B.2.3 Practices related to skill mismatch reduction

Supports aimed at reducing skill mismatch (targeted to unemployed or employed)

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Supports aimed at reducing skill mismatch: labour mobility

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Sharing the cost of training and skills development

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B.3 Delivery method(s)

Delivery methods involved

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B.4 Contracting out

Extent of contracting out of practice: The service is contracted out…

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B.5 Partnership

Type of partners involved in implementation of the practice

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SECTION C - Information about evaluation of the practice

When was the practice evaluated?

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Details of the organisation responsible for carrying out the evaluation

Name of the organisation, original language/Name of the evaluator

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Name of the organisation, English translation

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Main findings of the evaluation

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Change in practice following evaluation

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C.1 Documentation of the evaluation

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D.1 - Evidence of results

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D.2 - Relevance

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D.3 - Availability of clear and adequate information

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D.4 - Impact

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D.5 - Innovation

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D.6 - Broad-based participation

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D.7 - Sustainability

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D.8 - Mainstreaming

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D.9 - European Added Value and Transferability

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D.10 - Additional comments

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