Recommendations of the development of training programme for SME managers in relation to internationalisation of their businesses
The result of this report is to create a detailed training programme relating to business transition from generation shift perspective. A new training programme would better address the demands of today’s business environment and therefore would support the development entrepreneurship competence (EC) among SME managers and start-ups in relation to internationalisation of businesses.. It includes review of theoretical knowledge on business transition, as well as case studies of firms who experienced generation shift and a series of suggested teaching interventions. Recommendations for the development of the study programme are the consequence of the careful analysis of interviews with SME managers (i.e. needs analysis) Disclaimer: The European Commission’s support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents, which reflect the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.