Key Skills for Enterprise to Trade Internationally

Key Skills for Enterprise to Trade Internationally

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Date:22 June 2012
Source:EGFSN
Topics:Education

The report from Forfás and the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) sets out the skills and talent needed to drive Ireland's trade and export performance in both existing and emerging overseas markets. The study provides a detailed blueprint for changes to our education, training and professional development to align skills with the needs of exporting businesses.
The report outlines the essential skill sets that individuals should look to develop to avail of employment opportunities arising within exporting companies, in particular the need to dramatically improve our foreign language proficiency and our ability to sell into international markets.