INTERPROFESSIONNELLE AUVERGNE RHONE ALPES (IPRA) is an association operating for the Mouvement des entreprises de France – MEDEF Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. Mouvement des entreprises de France is the leading network of entrepreneurs in France with over 570,000 member companies 90% of whom are SMEs employing less than 50 employees. They operate throughout 12 territorial branches on a regional and national level, providing their services to 30 professional branches across the country.

The core missions of the Mouvement des entreprises de France are:

  • To develop companies' competitiveness through innovation; implement support systems with regional players that are in favor of employment, professional upskilling and training, strengthen cooperation between VET centers, schools and the professional world.

  • To contribute to improving economic prosperity.

The IPRA / Mouvement des entreprises de France – MEDEF Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes's actions in the AURA region include:

  • Promoting innovative and cooperative vocational training opportunities, assisting companies in establishing training programs suited to their requirements and needs.

  • Encouraging the recruitment and professional upskilling of the workforce

  • Fostering the exchange of innovation, know-how and best practices that can be employed by local companies

  • Accompanying companies in their sustainable growth and development.

For example, between 2020-2021, Mouvement des entreprises de France – MEDEF Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes has accompanied several companies in developing and adapting smart working (CAMELEON project). In collaboration with external consultants and experts, a white paper was elaborated summarizing the SmartWorking practices and observations: CAMÉLÉON: A partnership project for quality telework.


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