Practice Oriented “Innovation Management Training for Small Businesses” from Steinbeis Germany in Partnership with Premier Indian Institutes
Giving Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) the opportunity to enhance their innovation management capacity, IIM Calcutta, IIM Indore, ISB Mohali and IIT Delhi jointly with German based technology transfer agency Steinbeis and CEFE is organizing a 7 days training programme on “Managing Innovation in Small Businesses” between the 8th to 12th August and 26th to 27th September 2016 in Bangalore.
The workshop aims to enhance the innovation management capacity of SMEs and is also designed to equip the partcipants with with hands-on tools to start or manage product, process or business model innovation in their enterprises. It includes excercise based sessions, practical case studies and an opportunity to work on individual innovation ideas/projects - supported by experts and facilitators from Germany and India. The workshop is divided in three phases, viz. a 5-days of practical training conducted between the 8th to 12th August in Bangalore followed by a 4 weeks implementation break and ending with a 2-day finishing school between the 26th to 27th September during which the participants will get the chance to present their innovation projects and get further feedback.
Given that the SME sector assumes a pivotal role in driving economic development and creating employment, it is in the urge of the hour that the SME sector continues to innovate. The training course is a first-of-its-kind initiative with premier institutes joining hands to support the SME sector.
The training has been initiated within the framework of Indo German Bilateral Development Cooperation programme “Innovation Promotion in MSMEs”; jointly implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the office of DC MSME, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MoMSME), Government of India.
The course is offered at a very attractive introductory price and places are given on a first come basis.