Skills for Success: Supporting SME Leaders with Technology Adoption

A talk by Anthony Impey
CEO, Be the Business, Be the Business

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Please join us to hear fresh insights on the skills SME leaders need to successfully adopt technology. Published by Be the Business and the Open University in June 2021, this research explores the skills necessary to encourage the successful adoption of technology in SMEs. The report explores the attitudes of small and medium-sized business leaders when it comes to digital adoption in the context of Covid-19, as well as the skills gaps that exist at both a leadership and employee level. It also examines the learning attitudes and preferences of leaders, enabling the digital skills ecosystem to better support them on the path to effectively implementing and using technologies within their businesses.

Skills for Success: Supporting SME Leaders with Technology Adoption

• Understanding digital awareness and the potential impact of various technologies • Confidence levels in technology adoption • Examining the types of skills most needed for successful tech adoption • SME upskilling preferences and how to create the right offer for SMEs