e-Leadership Skills for SMEs: Interim Report, May 2015, available online

This is the interim report of the e-leadership skills initiative targeting start-ups and fast growing SMEs. Work is in progress and is scheduled to be finished in September 2015 and presented in a Final Report.

The document covers already several important topics:

  • A description of e-leadership skill requirements by SMEs and entrepreneurs
  • A presentation of technology trends affecting e-leadership skill needs in SMEs
  • An analysis of e-leadership policies and stakeholder initiatives in Europe
  • An e-leadership scoreboard benchmarking  European Member States
  • An analysis of the EU landscape of e-leadership Higher Education courses and MOOCs


A service contract has been awarded in December 2013 by the European Commission to a consortium led by empirica to undertake this work.

The event is supported by the EC in the scope of the service contract to promote e-leadership in Europe (LEAD)