The training programme is divided into four overlapping sections:

1. Introduction to cultural policies:

Introduction to understanding museum and gallery structures and job profiles
Introduction to Slovenia’s cultural policy – possible financing

This section seeks to provide a clear presentation of job profiles in museums and galleries, which makes it easier to identify the role of individual employees within a cultural institution.
Training includes lectures on Slovenia’s cultural policy, where participants learn about the history of cultural and museum policy, and about where, how and why to find financial resources and what to expect from an institution.

Lectures: Workshops, tours:

2. Working with vulnerable social groups:

Introduction to working with vulnerable social groups
Methodology of working with vulnerable social groups

Participants learn the general terminology from the field of working with vulnerable social groups, associated terminological issues and relevant methodology.

Lectures: Workshops, tours:


3. Working practices in the field of culture and art: 

Team work methods
Practical work for and with the blind and visually impaired in a cultural institution

This section offers lectures and workshops that present working practices used when working with and for vulnerable social groups – the blind and visually impaired in a cultural institution – based on effective international and national practices, and includes practical group work.

Workshops, tours:

4. Implementing the Proposals of Participants into Practice:

Culture management; Project management

In the final section, the participants learn the basics of cultural and project management and are invited to prepare a joint proposal to supplement the existing cultural and arts programme. Participants draw up a financial plan, and decide on the content and methodology. In the long-term, participants will be able to communicate among themselves, draft proposals for changes in cultural institutions, and implement an approved proposal.
This section is followed by individual consultations.

The training also addresses self-evaluation procedures, which enables the monitoring of the success of a project and promotes improvement.
Lectures: Workshops: