SEECEL´s publication “Women Entrepreneurs’ Training Needs Analysis”

Zagreb, Croatia, January, 2014 - SEECEL has produced a publication entitled “Women Entrepreneurs’ Training Needs Analysis - A Systematic Approach in the Western Balkans, Turkey and Moldova” within the project “Women Entrepreneurship - A Job Creation Engine for South East Europe”.

The project is financed by the Kingdom of Sweden through SIDA office (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency-SIDA) and the project activities are implemented by SEECEL and Gender Task Force (GTF) in close cooperation with Regional Cooperation Council (RCC).

The publication presents the results of a pilot study of regional needs for education, training and development in micro, small and medium enterprises in which women own at least 51% of the company. The publication presents the analysed data collected on a sample of 1,856 companies in nine countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo*, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey.

Further research of women entrepreneurs' phenomenon shows that growth in female entrepreneurship brings a need for added investment in human capital, as training helps companies create a competitive advantage.'
*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of independence

Click here to download SEECEL´s publication: Women Entrepreneurs’ Training Needs Analysis.