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What we do

Our portfolio

Career Development and Coaching

We provide a service to help individuals and organizations better organize their ideas about career options (individuals) and the facilitation of career development (within an organization), with a focus on what people need to do to achieve their career goals and how organizations such as training providers or companies could facilitate and benefit from these processes

We simply help individuals and organizations effectively analyze the options to make decisions. We assist with the process of considering – or reconsidering a business or educational career (change).

Management Training for TVET and Higher Education

… work in progress …

TVET Training & Consultancy

We can help you with the following:

  • Project management

  • Strategic management

  • Management and Leadership training
  • Consultancy and consultancy training

  • Coaching and Career counseling

  • Quality assurance in education and training

  • Labour Market Needs Assessment and Functional Analysis

  • Course and curriculum design and development (TVET training courses, bachelor and master programs, post-academic, in-company)

  • Capacity Building; Training of teachers and trainers, managers and other business professionals.

  • Development of qualifications and qualification frameworks

  • Project proposal writing

  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Assessment of Training Providers


Hospitality & Tourism Training and Consultancy

The Hospitality an Tourism sector is booming, creating numerous job, or ‘gig’ opportunities for many, quite often unqualified and under qualified. The sector is easily accessible. Much work that needs to be done requires common sense, a few tricks of the trade, and friendliness. A bit of talent wouldn’t hurt, but it doesn’t require a high level qualification.

The demand is huge, in quality and quantity, and in variety! Fascinating!

However, despite the strengthening of lower qualification educational programs, much to the benefit of participants and graduates, hence the industry, there are still two major opportunities for further development of both the training as well as the business component.

Based on our experiences in hospitality and tourism related education projects, as well as in quality auditing programs ( assessing the provision services and products in hotels, lodges and guesthouses, we have decided to kick-start two new initiatives. Objectives:

  • To train unqualified and under qualified workers up to specific international standards, in order to support their career in the sector, instead of ending in dead-end street jobs
  • To provide particular support to the SME’s and family businesses in finding ways to increase sales. We have noticed that an increase of  sales takes a few ‘tricks’ and a staff sales-attitude. It’s not exactly rocket science.

The initiatives are:

More on this will be made available shortly.

Furthermore: we may assist in:

  • Hospitality Talent Scouting
  • Hospitality training, basic or refreshment, for instance in company, or on-the-job, and with or without nationally accredited training providers
  • Sales and pricing strategies for SME’s
  • Conceptualize new ideas, for instance sustainable supply chains

International Projects

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HT&C provides support in international training and education related projects. Our aim is always to seek, create and support opportunities to bring VET and HE Training and Education closer to the needs of the World of Work. Key purposes: to enhance career opportunities for individuals; to enhance business opportunities, and to strengthen local/regional/national social-economic development. HT&C has an excellent track record, in particular in the following areas:

  • Capacity Development for VET and Higher Education Institutions;
  • VET Sector and Institutional Development 
  • Strategy, Business and Project Development
  • Quality Assurance in VET, Higher Education and Hospitality and Touris

HT&C is engaged in projects and initiatives in the Balkans, Sub-Sahara Africa, Mongolia and Portugal. Clients are, for example: GOPA, IBF, ITC-ILO, B&S Europe, GIZ, CINOP Global and PUM.

Overview of specific project experience in non-industrialized or emerging countries:

Country Dates
Barbados 2018
Czech Republic 1992-1993
Egypt 2010
Ethiopia 2017
Hungary 1994
Indonesia 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016
Italy (Global) 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 (2019)
Kosovo 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Lebanon 2018
Moldova 2017
Mongolia 2017, 2018, 2019
Mozambique 2003-2004, 2011-2017
Philippines 2002-2003
Romania 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
Saudi-Arabia 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
South-Africa 2005-2006
Tanzania 2005-2006, 2009/2010, 2015, 2018
Zambia 2005-2006, 2011, 2016, 2017, 2019

Our recent clients