Business and Logistics Insights


The special focus of the job shadowing is the Mediterranean management styles, structures, and business etiquette that you will likely encounter in Portugal.

It is a unique opportunity to observe the daily duties and responsibilities of highly experienced professionals is an invaluable experience that allows you to gain a better insight in how companies operate these days, what needs they have, what they expect from their future employees what challenges or obstacles they encounter in the present day business market.

Unlock the gateway to career excellence with our exclusive 5-day job shadowing program designed to empower educators in various fields. Tailored for educators specializing in the following sectors, our program provides a deep dive into the realms of business, economics, commerce, and logistics:

  • Administrative Assistant.
  • Agriculture Business Technician.
  • Career Consultant.
  • Environmental Technician.
  • HR Assistant.
  • International Trade Assistant.
  • Shop Assistant.
  • Airport Operations Technician.
  • Logistics Technician.
  • Ports & Terminals Technician.

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  • The opportunity to view and reflect on your own area of work supported by the “fresh  eyed” view of the visitor/guest.
  • Understanding and appreciating other needs and priorities outside your established  work role.
  • Developing coaching/mentoring skills.
  • The opportunity to discuss your role and its needs and priorities with others.
  • Understanding why things work the way they do.
  • To provide educators with hands-on experience in the hospitality and tourism industry.
  • To enhance educators' understanding of industry-specific operations, customer service, and cultural nuances.
  • To enable educators to integrate practical knowledge into their teaching methods for more effective education.

The methodology is designed to provide a comprehensive and immersive learning opportunity. The process begins with careful selection of host organizations or industry partners relevant to the teachers' diverse disciplines. Prior to the job shadowing, teachers engage in a needs assessment to identify their specific learning objectives and areas of interest. The program is structured into a 5-day schedule, with each day dedicated to a different aspect of the industry or field, ensuring exposure to various skills and practices. Teachers actively observe, participate, and reflect on the day's experiences, with regular debrief sessions and discussions. This methodology incorporates collaborative learning and sharing of best practices among the teachers, enabling them to adapt and enhance their teaching methods based on real-world industry insights. The job shadowing methodology promotes professional development, industry relevance, and a broader perspective in vocational education.

Upon completion of this job shadowing program, educators will:

  • Immerse in Real-World Environments: Explore the operational dynamics of businesses, ports, and airports in the South of Spain or Portugal.
  • Expand Pedagogical Horizons: Incorporate practical experiences into teaching methods and curricula.
  • Forge Industry Connections: Establish partnerships with businesses and organizations to enrich student opportunities.
  • Inspire Informed Career Choices: Provide students with a clear understanding of diverse career pathways and industry demands.
  • Get a better understanding of how businesses function these days and what skills and competencies employers expect from graduates preparing to enter the labour market in other European countries.
  • Providing opportunities to improve professionally: helping to determine what hard and soft skills one can improve to become a better teacher. 
  • Obtaining a useful networking tool that can facilitate the breaking down of language and professional barriers across European nations.  
  • It allows teachers to view work processes they are involved in from a different angle.  
  • Learning practical knowledge and experience thanks to observing professionals within their work environment, which in turn can help to teach in a way that will prepare their students in the best possible way to succeed and be more competitive on the labour market.


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Our Pricing

100% funded by the Erasmus+

400 person

Services included

  • Pre-arrival information.
  • Tuition & training materials.
  • Training Certificate.
  • Europass Certificate.
  • Admin & organizational costs.
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