Sustainable Digital Business Development for SMEs

Initiative Description

Cloud based training program in combination with workshops

Training Objectives

Develop a sustainable buisness model using the digital shift as a driving factor. Alingment of managmenet and the Board on understanding the digitla shift and how it can be used to strengthen competitiveness and use technology and competence in new markets. pri

Training Contents

1) Digital Maturity test 2) meeting with thwe coach to discuss the test. 3) Level up course at a state of the art digital lab to get familiar with the different digital tools (optional) 4) 3 half days workshop assisted by a coach-focus on short terms goals - 6-12 months 5) follow up internally assisted by a coach 6) Deep dive - long term goals - 3 half days workshops assisted by a coachs

Digital Innovation Hubs

DIH Ocean Technology


  • How to use the digital shift to develop a short and long term strategy and buisness plan to strenghten the competitiveness and cross over to new markets.


  • Workshop
  • Webinar
  • Practical exercices
  • Practical session in lab
  • The course is on a web based learning platform. 6 half day workshops over a period of 10-12 months. A coach is nominated for each participating company.


  • Face to face
  • Online

Technology Absortion Cycle

  • Awareness: supports understand the basic functionality of the technology and its fields of application.
  • Implementation: supports the implementation and installation of the technology in an industrial setting.
  • Operation: supports knowing how to operate the technologies during daily operations.

Target Group

  • Directors
  • Plant Manager

Instruction Level

  • Intermediate
  • Advanced


  • Construction
  • Energy

Education Level

  • High School
  • Bachelor
  • Master
  • PhD


  • 1 to 4




Durations: , Duration: 6 half day workshops over a period of 10-12 months



Others, Project funded by local authorities/funds - successful results for 14 participating SMEs so far.

Countries where training is provided

Norway - cloud based training

Cities where training is provided

Clud based learning platform with the assistance of coaches

Languages this training can be provided



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