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Industrial Development, Innovation and Skills Development


The course has been developed for SIVA SF and is a development programme for leaders and specialists in SIVAs national business park programme. In their new ten-year business park programme SIVA wishes to provide goal-oriented and topical skills upgrading for the 45 business parks that are involved in this national programme.
In the future the business parks will be active participants and influential in local and regional business development, with a special focus on assistance and processes aimed at SMEs in terms of innovation and skills development .

Course content

  • Business development
  • Innovation and development of innovative processes in SMEs
  • Competence development in SMEs
  • Strategic management in SMEs
  • Process management and management of development processes in enterprises.


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