What is One Stop Shop? Print

In Great Britain, the term One Stop Shop (OSS) means "the office through which people can get in touch with local authorities".

The main idea of this concept is that all services to citizens are provided through a single point of contact.


OSS on the University

This concept implies that there is a unique point of contact at an university intended for companies seeking to collaborate with higher education institutions.

Forms of cooperation:

  • Training delivering
  • Research
  • Other specialized services


Training needs analysis

Surveyed companies confirmed their interest in developing partnerships with universities and colleges.

Connections between universities and enterprises require the improvement of information and communication channels.


Conclusions of the analysis

Enterprises need trainings!

Areas of trainings are the following:

  • Organizational skills
  • Soft skills
  • Analytical skills

Most of the companies:

  • are ready to invest in trainings, if they will increase efficiency and profitability.
  • believe that the One Stop Shop is useful in connecting with universities!