TAGES with 6 European institutions is analyzing the needs of the incubator managers in Europe under the Summit II: Incubator Management Training Institute project supported by the European Commission. Project partners are carrying out a field research to identify the training and support requirements of the personnel of business incubators and other business support organizations. Turkish partners of the project, TAGES and Technobee are conducting ‘Training Needs Assessment Questionnaire’ with business incubators in Turkey. The project aims to develop a training tool to provide the incubator to develop their management skills.
SUMMITII project is built on an initial project that developed set of training modules for incubator managers and staff, as well as entrepreneurs and policy makers who aim to develop their incubator management skills. SUMMIT II project both complements and develops the initial project with new training modules and expands the borders of the projects to new partners such as Turkey and France.
TAGES, and other Turkish partner of the project Technobee, are making a field research in Turkey in order to asses the needs of the Turkish Incubators, Business Innovation Centers and Technology Parks in everyday management and vocational training. TAGES is conducting the ‘Training Needs Assessment Questionnaire’ with the sector and will also held meetings with the Incubators to inform them about the results and benefits of the initial project and discuss the SUMMITII training modules to address the needs, and expectations of the sector. The training needs assessment will help the SUMMITII project team to build the training content the real requirements of the sector.
A web portal is being developed which will be community network European Incubators and trainers. European Incubator will find the chance to read news and articles related to their sector, to share their views, comments, and experiences with other stakeholders, to benefit from the e-learning and train themselves with the project Training Modules and learn examples of the best practices in the sector. The trainers will also get a certificate from an authorized Awarding Body.
If you are a Business Incubator and wish to benefit from the Incubator Management Training, you can contribute to the project by filling in the SUMMITII project ‘Training Needs Assessment Questionnaire’ and provide information on your training needs and requirements.
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