Posted 22 May, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in Uncategorized

Competition – recruitment specialist training on cultural entrepreneurship

The Central American Educational and Cultural Coordination (CECC/SICA), under the Central Cultural Integration Project, funded by the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) begins the process of selecting candidates for the recruitment of specialist training on cultural entrepreneurship.

Consultants interested in participating in the selection process should:

1. Revise terms of reference attached.

2. Send your Curriculum Vitae with crowded (diplomas and certificates), and their identity.

3. Develop a proposal for the design and implementation of workshops on cultural entrepreneurship evidencing the following sections:
a. Home the title page: Where mention the title of the workshop, applicant's name or company Specialist.
b. Objectives: Describe the purpose of the workshop and profile of participants in the same.
c. Theme: Develop in detail the topics and subtopics Workshop, and define the practical activities to be performed during the same.
d. Methodology: the consultant will propose the methodology that is deemed appropriate to achieve the objectives of the event, ensuring that it is consistent with the development process that is intended to promote or consolidate under the Central Cultural Integration Project.
and. Expected Results: Expected results are described concretely from the workshop.
f. Duration: maximum 2 full days.
g. Petite of the taller.
h. Materials used.

The offer and their records will be received only at the following email: milena.carvajal.rivera @ gmail.com

The process of receiving Nominations will run from 28 April to 31 May 2014.

Only be taken into account are proposed candidates from the following countries: Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Belize and Dominican Republic.

The CECC / SICA study the proposals and notify in writing the outcome of the procurement process during the week of 9 to the 13 June 2014.

Once chosen the specialist shall sign the corresponding contract.



Contribute to the integration of the Central American and Dominican Republic through knowledge and the socialization of Cultural Policy Central American Integration, through actions arising from its postulates.
Promote the creation, circulation and use / appropriation of cultural expressions Caribbean Cultural Corridor as a strategy of affirming the cultural diversity of the region and its sustainability.

Under the Cultural Integration Project Central, funded by the Republic of China (Taiwan), in component No. 2 refers to the Caribbean Cultural Corridor which is configured and assumes, inter alia, as a space for:

+ Inclusion: where cultural rights are asserted by respect for diversity, while practices aimed at the restoration of legitimate spaces for invisible expressions of Caribbean culture in the region are managed.

+ Co: where economic dimension of culture is prioritized and productive areas of cultural goods and services are valued and creative.

+ Communication: where the design of communication strategies is to contribute to transparency and the collective construction of intercultural dialogue as the basis of a culture of peace.

+ Integration: modes which encourage joint working, based on common interests and shared benefits.

+ Participation: where various stakeholders are involved in decision-making processes, implementation and evaluation of specific actions for the cultural development of the Caribbean region.

This component aims to "revitalize, protect and value expressions of living cultures of the Caribbean Cultural Corridor ".


Cultural enterprises are one of the basic ways to develop, disseminate and promote the cultural and creative industries, from the training of the cultural actors and entrepreneurs. Generally these actors produce but do not know how to organize themselves as entrepreneurs and related items: quality production, customer service, Inventories, Prices, competition, technology, human resource management (HR), inter alia.

Foregoing, derives the importance of conducting a training process, guided by criteria of profitability or sustainability, from the development of cultural goods and services, to preserve and promote the heritage and cultural diversity, based on the appropriation of symbolic and intangible values.


Hire a specialist to enhance the following actions or activities:

a. Perform a training process (7 National Workshops on cultural entrepreneurship) about, production, price, and marketing services, for the creation of identity and quality products, directed to artesanos, Painters, musicians, folk dance groups, independent dancers, hotel owners, rooms B and leased, inter alia; identified in the territories within the Caribbean Cultural Corridor: Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama, Belize and Dominican Republic, except Costa Rica.
b. A systematization of experiences from the implementation of each of the Workshops on Cultural Entrepreneurship.
c. Manual / Guide on Cultural Entrepreneurship.


The specialist or hire must meet the following requirements:
a. Studies related to cultural entrepreneurship, cultural and / or management related to the cultural sector.
b. Expertise in activities related to cultural undertakings Experience (microenterprise)
c. Proven experience in working with artisans, producers, among others in Central America including Belize and Dominican Republic.
d. Ability to systematize results and preparation of manuals.
and. Capacity for teamwork and coordination.
f. Willing to travel around the region.


a. Work plan including schedule.
b. Proposed design of workshops on cultural entrepreneurship.
c. Systematization of experiences for each workshop.
d. Proposal contents Manual / Guide on Cultural Entrepreneurship.
and. Manual / Guide on Cultural Entrepreneurship.


– USD $10.500,00/ Contracts for professional services.
Purchase costs of air ticket, lodging and travel expenses contracted specialist, and the expenses incurred by the organization of workshops (place, of participants and supply specialist), shall be borne by the Central Cultural Integration Project.


The payment made as follows:
a. Payment 1: the 5%, ie the sum of $525,00 delivery against conformity of final work plan and schedule.
b. Payment 2: the 15%, ie the sum of $1.575,00 Proposal on delivery of design workshops on cultural entrepreneurship.
c. Payment 3: the 10%, ie the sum of $1.050,00 delivered against systematization of workshops 1,2 and 3.
d. Payment 4: the 10%, ie the sum of $1.050,00 delivered against systematization of workshops 4, 5, 6 and 7.

f. Payment 5: the 10%, ie the sum of $1.050,00 upon receipt of Proposal contents Manual / Guide on Cultural Entrepreneurship.
g. Payment 6: the 50%, ie the sum of $5.250,00 delivered against Manual / Guide on Cultural Entrepreneurship.
The specialist must deliver invoices to contract for professional services offered.


Recruitment for professional services will run from 23 June to 23 September 2014.


The control and monitoring of the work of the specialist covers correspond directly to Nidia Herrera, Secretary of the CECC / SICA a.i., who assigns responsibility and skills necessary to ensure the implementation of activities and expected to Milena Carvajal; Technical and Administrative Project Assistant.


The CECC / SICA is no tax withholding agent, so the specialist hire agrees to cancel the taxes eventually have to duty in connection with the procurement, and assume the costs of bank transfers money to their personal accounts. At this event, specialist disclaims all liability to THE CONTRACTING by the omission of the agreement.


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