The Professional Excellence Research Unit works on customer-oriented research, development, assessment and forecasting projects. It promotes the development and management of research-based skills at the individual, team and community level. The development objective is that every individual and community have the opportunity to develop to their best potential by exploiting their strengths.
The main areas of focus of the Professional Excellence Research Unit are professional competence for the future, excellence, competence management and leadership as well as new learning solutions and digital competence.
The research unit concentrates on strengthening regional, national and European competitiveness and occupational wellbeing as well as competence management and leadership. Research is carried out as part of a national and international network with other universities, research institutes, vocational training and industry organisations. Export of expertise generated by the unit and international collaboration in research extends globally from Europe to Asia, Africa and Latin America.