The results of R&D projects, together with the experience and capacity for learning, assimilating and transfer of new scientific and technical knowledge, support the services offered by IAT in the following areas of specialisation:
ADVANCED MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
It brings together all the knowledge (and related actions) aimed at implementing the latest principles for advanced, excellent and socially responsible management in companies. These principles are mainly based on well-known management models and standards, as the EFQM Model. Main specialities:
REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT – REGIONAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS
INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY
In a changing, uncertain environment innovation is particularly important as a mean of business differentiation and. In this scenario agility in decision-making is a key factor, as well as the skills of rapid response, flexibility and adaptation to new requirements and continuous learning.
Managing knowledge in an organization is imperative in order to increase their innovative capacity; that is why companies have been doing so for quite a long time, albeit with varying levels of awareness or effectiveness: Are efforts being invested in the critical aspects?
With the ultimate goal of matching the profiles of workers with the business activity and strategic objectives, this area of specialisation includes actions aimed at increasing the skills of the individuals within companies.
In addition to the Training service, which ranges from identifying the in the design, management, delivery and evaluation of the training activities, it can also be highlighted the actions towards the introduction of competencies/skills management in companies (elaboration of competencies catalogue, assessment and skill development plans), the design of competencies assessment strategies and the establishment, monitoring and evaluation of people development plans.
Most significant studies and research projects:
Main actions with organizations and companies:
IAT develops different work lines in energy efficiency and renewable energies.Within each of these blocks, IAT develops activities in:
Some of the main projects in the energy field in which IAT takes part are:
LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
IAT operates in this area through its operation centre specialized in this field, the Centre for the Promotion of Logistics in Andalusia (CPLA). Although actions are performed in all product lines of the Institute, some works can be highlighted, such as
Some significant projects: