Skill program

A export program designed by Innovation Norway

The e-learning material below seeks to provide a fundamental understanding and a step-by-step playbook on how to develop robust digital export strategies. We estimate the workload to be around 10hs depending on individual preferences and speed. This e-learning course is part of a company specific Global Growth program developed by IN and its partner TMG Consulting. The full program includes the e-learning, 9 company specific 1-1 sessions of 90 minutes each plus the final implementation of your digital sales and exporting strategies through pre-organized customer meetings. Throughout the full program we intend to bring in industry specialists from Germany, IN advisors from your market of interest and cluster experts based on company specific needs to join forces and contribute to the best possible outcome of the program.

Want to be part of the full, interactive program?

Offering 1-1 guidance and tailormade mentoring and networks

Although this self serve digital program will provide you with the basis your company needs to start developing your digital export strategies, our Innovation Norway advisors and their network can offer a tailormade program. Leave your information by clicking the button below, and one of our advisors will reach out to you very soon.


We are glad to announce that our partners support our program and that they play a vital role in our ecosystem.

Who is this program for?

  • Specifically manufacturing companies from all industrial sectors experiencing a decline in sales due to recent developments

  • Companies which feel the need to strengthen their digital competence in order to establish robust exports

  • Companies who want to set up individual customer meetings in their market of interest

What do you get?

  • Knowledge and basics

    In the first part of the program participants will be able to get the necessary knowledge needed to understand the possibilities and opportunities of industry 4.0 to help your business.

  • Indentify and build strategies

    In the second phase particopants will be developing a concrete export and sales strategy including the identification of the right market, team, time and products.

  • Real customer digital 1:1 meetings

    In the third phase the particpating companies will be able to put the developed export strategy into practice with real customers in pre-arranged digital 1:1 meetings taking advantage of IN’s gloabl presences.

The free, self serve course covers these topics:



Martin Nietz

Martin has more than 10 years of experience in different markets and extensive knowledge working with Norwegian companies towards international success. He has previous experience from Brazil, Germany and the USA working with business development and sales ranging from small services to large infrastructure contracts. His focus areas in Innovation Norway are industry 4.0 and wood construction but Martin has also vast experience and network in the energy and O&G industry.

Paul Gromball

Mr. Paul Gromball, CEO of TMG Consulting and external consultant to this program has more than 30 years of international experience in growth strategies and implementation of business processes, according to his experience companies that follow the entire program are able to increase digital sales/exports by 50%
Paul Gromball