LEED Programme (Local Economic and Employment Development)

Supporting SMEs in a time of crisis - How to choose the right actions: videos

 

A capacity building seminar for
policy makers and local development practitioners
"Supporting SMEs in a time of crisis: how to choose the right actions"

 

12-15 October 2009, Trento, Italy

 

 SEMINAR PRESENTATION

By Alessandra Proto, OECD LEED Trento Centre for Local Development, Trento, Italy and Jenny Capuano, Training Centre for International Cooperation, Trento, Italy

 

 

 SUMMARIES OF SEMINAR LECTURES

THEME 1: ENHANCING NEW ENTREPRENEURSHIP – PEOPLE, POLICIES, AND INSTRUMENTS

The local determinants of enterprise creation

By Jay Mitra, Founding Professor of Business Enterprise and Innovation, University of Essex, UK

 

THEME 2: SUPPORTING SME GROWTH

Inter-firm networks and cluster development

By Luciano Consolati, Technical Committee, Federation of Italian Districts, Italy

 

THEME 3: CREATING ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SME STRATEGIES

Small firms in the recession: mechanisms to support them

By Jonathan Potter, Senior Economist, OECD LEED Programme

 

 

 CASE STUDIES: Challenges & Actions

Which is the main challenge SMEs have faced with the crisis in your country/locality? Which is the biggest obstacle? How are you responding to this? Which action has been undertaken to overcome it? Is policy bringing results?

THEME 1: ENHANCING NEW ENTREPRENEURSHIP – PEOPLE, POLICIES, AND INSTRUMENTS

  COLOMBIA

Challenge

 

Action

By Maria Alejandra Arango Campo, Advisor to Entrepreneurial Development Vice Minister, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Colombia

     

 SERBIA

Challenge

 

Action

By Ana Žegarac, Serbian Agency for the Development of SMEs and Entrepreneurship, Serbia

 

THEME 2: SUPPORTING SME GROWTH

  CHILE

Challenge

 

Action

By Ximena Clark, Head of the Division for Small Businesses, Ministry of Economy, Chile

 

  HUNGARY

Challenge

 

Action

By Zsuzanna Laczkó, Deputy Director, SEED-Foundation for Small Enterprise Economic Development, Hungary

 

THEME 3: CREATING ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SME STRATEGIES

  ITALY

Challenge

 

Action

By Enrico Zaninotto, Professor of Economics, University of Trento, Italy

 

 

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