OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Working Papers

2079-4797 (online)
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A series of working papers from the OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Programme. The LEED Programme identifies, analyses and disseminates innovative ideas for local development, governance and the social economy. Governments work with the LEED Programme to generate innovative guidance on policies to support employment creation and economic development through locally based initiatives.

Promoting Successful Graduate Entrepreneurship at the University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden, Germany You or your institution have access to this content

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Andrea-Rosalinde Hofer1, Jonathan Potter2, Dana Redford3, Jakob Stolt4
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  • 1: OECD LEED Trento Centre, Italy

  • 2: OECD, France

  • 3: Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal

  • 4: Aalborg University, Denmark

03 Apr 2013
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This report presents the findings of a review of current strategies and practices in entrepreneurship support provision at the University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden. The report also presents a selection of international learning models with the aim of providing inspiration for new approaches at the University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden. The following questions have been investigated: What are current strategies and practices in university entrepreneurship support? How accessible is entrepreneurship support for students and graduates? How well is the university entrepreneurship support integrated into the wider local entrepreneurship support system? The report presents achievements and challenges in light of the above questions and advances recommendations for future action.
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