II edition of Competencies for the Professionalism in Bizkaia Programme

Second edition of the innovative and pioneering Competencies for Professionalism Programme, in which 180 students take part, at the University of Deusto, the University of the Basque Country and Mondragon University.

This Programme is led by bizkaia:talent and supported by Bilbao Metropoli-30 as well as the Faculty of Science and  Technology of the University of the Basque Country, the Deusto Business School of the University of Deusto, the Higher Polytechnic School of Mondragon University and three professional associations: Basque Association of Economists, Association of Chemists and Chemical Engineers of the Basque Country and Association of Civil Engineers of the Basque Country.

Within the strategy of laying the foundations for a professionalism movement based on the person to take shape, propose strategies, develop them and monitor the results so as to achieve the goals set to promote and to work on the value of professionalism in the Basque Country and also to make our companies more productive, innovative and competitive. Professionalism is to be understood as a whole, considering not only the knowledge-related qualities but also the attitudes and the values of the person.

Basically, it involves ensuring that the personal targets of the students are aligned with their professional targets and that the latter are in keeping with the structure and the context of the labour market and with its requirements for profiles such as the one selected by the person.

60 students selected at each of the universities take part in the programme. Thus, a total of 180 students participate in the second edition of the Competencies for Professionalism Programme in Bizkaia, 120 students more than in the previous edition.