ECASA is strongly committed to develop the business case method as a regional-based but international-oriented – integrated approach in research, teaching, and business practice.
We are committed to the co-creation of business cases together with European SMEs for university education and company training. The objective is to address real business problems from the perspective of the decision-makers, and foster an intense transfer-relationship between companies and universities in regional innovation and business ecosystems.
ECASA Case Study Partners
Since 2011 the company has grown from one single into a group of companies – JSC SDG (consultations and training), JSC SDG kodas (trade in work clothes and personal protective equipment), JSC SDG grupė (management of group companies), JSC SDG academy (driving training) , JSC SDG statyba (services in the construction sector), VšĮ Saugi pradžia (social projects, support), consulting company OÜ Ohutu Töö Garant in Estonia and SIA Droša darba garants in Latvia.
The services of the consulting company SDG are remarkable due to high intellectual requirements for the employees. 98 percent of all employees have higher education. The provided services need excellent understanding of legislation and its application to companies.
GEA Farm Technologies
ifm electronic is a world-market leading service-oriented sensor specialists. The family-owned company employs more than 7,300 employees in over 95 countries worldwide. Even though ifm electronic has grown into a big company the founders and owners have still maintained the virtues of the founding years: The flexibility and individuality of a small enterprise and the quality and professionalism of a global group. The case researchers and case writers have conducted primary research by collecting qualitative through interviews with executive management and company owners as well as quantitative data from ifm electronic. The case authors developed a student-centred, problem-based teaching case study on this basis.
Allied with an aggressive growth strategy of 20% year on year, Portwest’s CEO Harry Hughes aims to achieve €1 billion turnover by 2025.