The European Alliance for Apprenticeships is a multi-stakeholder initiative steered by the European Commission. The originator of the pledge is solely responsible for implementing the actions outlined in the pledge.
|Author:||MONDRAGON CORPORACION COOPERATIVA|
Iñigo Larrea, TALENT MANAGEMENT PRACTICE LEADER
|Types of organisation:||Companies and business organisations|
In the period 2017 – 2020, in MONDRAGON we will structure our actions in three programmes.
We pledge to enhancing the quality of apprenticeships by establishing the "General Observatory for Employment and Employability":
This program will gather every two years employment and employability trends and specific data from the businesses of MONDRAGON (the first one planned for 2018) and will pursue the following objectives:
In particular, the outcomes of research will be used as a basis for enhancing the quality of apprenticeships offered by MONDRAGON, matching the in-company learning path of students with the skills required by our businesses.
In order to increase the image of apprenticeships, we plan to implement the programme "Talent Attraction and Integration of businesses and vocational training centres":
This programme will pursue the following objectives:
|Short company / organisation description:|
MONDRAGON is the foremost Basque business group and the tenth largest in Spain. The
group’s revenues totalled about €12,000 million, while its staff comprised 74.335 workers. The
261 companies and cooperatives in the MONDRAGON Group operate in sectors such as the
manufacturing industry, finance, and retail, carrying out initiatives in the fields of knowledge,
innovation, education and the promotion of new businesses.
MONDRAGON has more than 11,000 people working outside Spain in 9 delegations and 125
subsidiaries. The group’s innovative drive is channelled into 15 technology centres and into the
cooperatives themselves, participating in research and technology development projects at the
national and international level.
The MONDRAGON cooperative model encourages people’s participation and involvement with
company management, as well as profit sharing and company ownership. The focus on people,
cooperation and inter-cooperative solidarity is captured in the group’s slogan, ‘Humanity at
The Corporation’s Mission combines the core goals of a business organisation competing on
international markets with the use of democratic methods in its business organisation, the
creation of jobs, the human and professional development of its workers and a pledge to
development with its social environment.
|Area of action: Supply|
|Area of action: Quality|
|Area of action: Image|
- MONDRAGON University (and vocational School)
- Main vocational Schools in the geographical areas in which we are present.
- Cooperatives that are part of the MONDRAGON Corporation.