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Value-Network Süd - IT enabled Eco Systems

Due to the increasing digitisation occurring of all areas of life, companies are facing new challenges. Companies need to recognize IT and software trends early on and find solutions that are applicable across processes and systems.

The qualification network V-Net – IT enabled Eco Systems provides training for key personnel in South Styrian companies, preparing them to meet the new challenges and develop key competences that allow them to sell IT as a commodity, develop modern, web-based software and understand consumerism.


The two-year qualification programme is being developed by TU Graz, the University of Graz and the Alpen-Adria-University of Klagenfurt in close cooperation with all partner companies that are members of the Value Network Süd. Employees of the partner companies in the high-tech fields of electronics, IT and system solutions may attend courses in the following 12 thematic areas that build upon one another and which are offered at 3 levels (basic courses, advanced courses and Expert Exchange Circuits):
  • Eco-System Trends & Value Proposition
  • Value-Driven Systems Engineering
  • Value-Based Software Engineering
  • Lean Product Management
  • Scalable Software/Service Architecture
  • Risk and Value in IT-Security
  • Rapid Value Delivery
  • Value Enhancement through Software Quality
  • Value-Capturing in Economic and Business Models
  • Modern, Participatory Management
  • Robust Organisational and Staff Development
  • Learning Organisation
The detailed course programme may only be attended by staff from the partner companies.

Quick Facts

  • Courses offered: 1 January 2017 until 31 December 2018
  • Courses: in 12 thematic areas and 3 levels of difficulty (basic courses, advanced courses and Expert Exchange Circuits)
  • Goal: Qualification in the high-tech fields of electronics, IT and system solutions
  • Participants: 175 staff members of partner companies
  • Scientific partners: 3
  • Company partners: 20
  • Funding authority: Federal Ministry Republic of Austria Digital and Economic Affairs, Programme R&D Competences for Industry

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