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dc.contributor.authorMorgado, Leonel-
dc.contributor.authorVarajão, João-
dc.contributor.authorDominguez, Caroline-
dc.contributor.authorOliveira, Irene-
dc.contributor.authorSousa, Fernanda-
dc.date.accessioned2014-12-12T14:59:46Z-
dc.date.available2014-12-12T14:59:46Z-
dc.date.issued2014-
dc.identifier.issn1847-8344-
dc.identifier.issn1847-9375-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10348/3412-
dc.description.abstractGiven the limited available time of in-service professionals, the balance between the perceived importance of the course content and training needs is essential for the acceptance and attractiveness of training courses aimed at them. Objectives: The goal of the paper is to contribute to the development of entrepreneurship and business training programs for European SME managers. Methods/Approach: In six European countries a survey focusing on SME managers’ views on the importance of individual items from a list of potential course content items, and their training needs was carried out, and followed by an analysis using exploratory and multivariate techniques. It was aimed at identifying homogeneous groups of managers with common training needs and perceptions of content importance. Results: Homogeneous groups of managers who assign the same importance to certain competences and who have common training needs are identified. Conclusions: Results of our research could help training institutions to develop courses aimed at SME managers. The balancing approach proved to be an interesting method of combining conflicting requirements for the training course curriculum development.por
dc.language.isoengpor
dc.publisherMirjana Pejic Bach University of Zagrebpor
dc.relation.ispartofCETRAD - Centro de Estudos Transdisciplinares para o Desenvolvimentopor
dc.rightsrestrictedAccesspor
dc.subjectSMEpor
dc.subjectManagerspor
dc.subjectBusinesspor
dc.subjectCompetencespor
dc.subjectCurriculum Developmentpor
dc.subjectexploratory multivariate techniquespor
dc.titleBalancing European SME Managers’ Training Contents: Perceived Importance and Training Needspor
dc.typearticlepor
degois.publication.firstPage4por
degois.publication.issue2por
degois.publication.lastPage22por
degois.publication.volume5por
dc.relation.publisherversionhttp://hrcak.srce.hr/file/185618por
dc.peerreviewedyespor
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