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17 December 2018 - 21 December 2018

SME Productivity: a course for policy makers

17 December 2018 - 21 December 2018

SME Productivity: a course for policy makers

SME Productivity: a course for policy makers
Deadline for application: 14 December 2018
English
A9011800
Turin Centre
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Course Information

17 December 2018 - 21 December 2018

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9011800

English

Deadline: 14 December 2018

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Description

Description

This training course aims to enhance the skills of policy makers and practitioners in assessing and designing policies to improve productivity and working conditions in SMEs. The course aims to inspire policy makers and practitioners to adopt a systemic approach to SME productivity that encompasses an effective combination of macro- and meso-level policies, the creation of a conducive business environment and the strengthening of SME support institutions, together with intervention at the enterprise level. Special attention will be given to strategies that promote productivity at the corporate level and ways to scale-up corporate-level productivity programmes.

Target audience

Target audience

The training course is specifically designed for policy makers and practitioners involved in the design and implementation of policies and related interventions affecting the productivity and working conditions of SMEs, such as decision makers and managers representing governments, workers' and employers' organizations, productivity organizations and SME agencies.

Objectives

Objectives

The training course will provide a platform for knowledge-sharing and learning for policy makers and practitioners on developing and assessing policies to improve productivity and working conditions in SMEs.

 During the course participants will:

  • identify the drivers of productivity in SMEs;
  • identify some of the linkages between productivity and working conditions in SMEs;
  • review productivity measurement methods and indicators;
  • examine the role of framework policy measures and SME targeted policies in enhancing SME productivity and working conditions; 
  • analyse firm-level interventions to enhance productivity and improve working conditions;
  • analyse policy options to improve SME productivity and working conditions.
  • Discuss and examine methods to share the gains of productivity enhancement in SMEs

Content

Content

The course will be delivered by ILO and OECD specialists with the assistance of trainers from the International Training Centre of the ILO. The course will also incorporate relevant experiences from other national and international agencies. The draft training agenda is shown below*:

* The agenda may be subject to small changes, depending on the availability of resource persons.

Language requirements

Language requirements

The training programme will be offered in English.

How to apply

How to apply

Register for the course online using the link above or by filling out the application form here:  http://intranetp.itcilo.org/STF/A9011800/en 

Deadline for registration: 18 November 30, 2018. Please allow sufficient time for obtaining visa to Italy.

Fees:

  • Tuition fee: 1600 EUR (includes: use of the Centre’s training facilities and associated support services, books and training materials).
  • Subsistence fee: 615 EUR (includes: accommodation and full-board at the Centre, does not include: visa and travel costs).

Total cost: 2215 EUR 

For more information on the course, please write to: 

For information regarding payment, cancellation and refunds, please consult: 

http://www.itcilo.org/en/training-offer/how-to-apply

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02/Dec/2019

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Tuition cost: 1600

Subsistence cost: 615

Total cost: 2215

 

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