Project "QBB Evaluation"
Evaluiation of the qualification consulting in Lower Austria
Small and micro enterprises received consulting of their strategic development on behalf of the Public Employment Service Lower Austria. abif evaluated the long-term effects of the consulting within the ESF proramme period between 2004 and 2008. On the basis of a representative survey of enterprises, case studies and qualitative interviews it was shown that the opinion towards further training within enterprises could be improved, on the side of enterprises as well on the side of employees. Furthermore, it was proved that actual further training was implemented due to the received consulting. Even today the further training activities of these enterprises is still above average. According to the programme's goals the following target groups were reached: women, older employees as well as partly also employees who have only reached a compulsory school degree.
Karin Steiner, Franziska Haydn, Ruth Kasper
PES (Public Employment Service) Lower Austria