Presumably, Hadj Moussa Ag Akhamouk University aims to provide a practical model for incubating innovative projects and startups that generate progress and wealth. Speaking at the end of the national symposium on the demography of SMEs in Algeria, which, it should be remembered, took place on the 26th and 27th of November, the rector of the University of Tamanrasset, Abdelghani Choucha, undertook to present the experts’ recommendations to the competent authorities to accelerate the transformation to a true university-enterprise.
A project, he explains, that forms part of the new ministerial roadmap, but above all with a view to implementing the policy aimed at promoting the work and projects developed by students at the end of the cycle. a start-up” or “a diploma, a patent”. For M Choucha this approach is an asset to boost the local and national economy. It was therefore recommended to promote certain training courses with business objectives with greater didactics, instilling the tools, skills and knowledge necessary to create a start-up.
The axes relating to techniques for developing a business model and a business plan were thus highlighted during the various training workshops dedicated to lean startup and SME topics, where students from this university were invited. du Grand Sud to better understand the legal aspects of startup development, intellectual property and innovative project funding. To carry out this approach successfully, it was recommended to create bases for a strategic analysis, capable of investing in the field to take ownership of the local network.
“The University of Tamanrasset does not skimp on the means of support, addressing above all students at the end of the training cycle in order to make them aware of the choice of dissertations or theses that have a connection with the innovation in view. innovative project label or even a start-up”, says the dean of the university.
For the business research team affiliated to the laboratory “challenges of investment and sustainable development in border areas” of the faculty of economic, commercial and management sciences at the same university, the urgency is the creation of an observatory that is responsible for the mobility of SMEs and start-ups, capable of providing reliable and accurate statistics on the causes of the failure of strategies and reforms already undertaken in this sector.
In addition, it was recommended to study investment opportunities at the local, regional and sectoral levels and to carry out real feasibility studies to create effective economic institutions. It was also recommended to activate the aspect of better orientation of support organizations and financial support aimed at carrying out innovative projects and for SMEs.
In this regard, the director of the said laboratory, Dr. Sayfeddine Telli, insists on the need to direct research towards the study of tax aspects and tax havens in the demography of SMEs, given the role that could not be more primordial than that they play in the location and distribution of micro, small and medium-sized companies.
For the director of the House of Entrepreneurship at the University of Tamanrasset, Abdelbasset Azzaoui, the future of a prosperous economy now involves promoting innovation and the attention that should be given to business incubators, as an effective tool to support the country’s development.
Hence the need, he says, to promote the emergence of the incubator principle, allowing the development of innovative ideas, entrepreneurship, autonomy and individual initiative. As far as the financial aspect is concerned, Dr. Ahmed Bellali, a management specialist at the University of Tamanrasset, believes that the current banking system must be reformed to really meet the needs of the market, in particular through flexible operation and decentralization of decisions related to opening up to consumer credit capable of supporting the creation of sustainable SMEs.
In turn, Dr. Mohammed Maatellah, an expert in econometrics, believes that the new economic vision should pay more attention to preparing for true regional progress through the implementation of infrastructure projects to reduce development disparities in Algeria. In this sense, he proposed integrated rural development as an alternative solution to the disparity problems observed between rural and urban areas.
In turn, Dr. Djilali Nouni, professor at the University of Continuing Education, highlighted the need to activate the principles and rules of the Charter of “Good Governance” for SMEs, capable of reinforcing awareness and awareness of the benefits of governance based on transparency and rigor in management, management and control of companies