The course focuses on managerial issues related to innovation and improvement in public and private organizations.
The course has a managerial perspective and integrates an overview of general strategic management and entrepreneurship theories. Participants will acquire skills for analysing internal and external environment and capabilities influencing SME start-up and change processes. Based on such analysis participants will obtain the capacity to plan and facilitate group-based strategic deliberation aiming at identifying business-level strategic choices. Finally, participants will be capable of identifying central aspects of strategy implementation, including organising the enterprise, leadership and management of people, information, finance and technology.