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Aug
20
to Aug 21

QUA-14 Technical Cleanliness according to VDA 19.1/VDA 19.2

Requirements on cleanliness in production processes constantly grow and respect ofstandards is one of the key assumptions to reach the product quality and to achieve customer satisfaction. Preventive identification of potential contamination sources in production or logistics processes and continuous effort to eliminate them must be a described process respected by all employees. Training module Technical Cleanliness is animated by an experienced trainer in Slovak language.

Your needs are:

  • be informed about VDA 19.1/VDA 19.2 expectations

  • transfer the norms requirements into internal Quality Management System

  • continuously improve quality and working environment

  • reduce number and impact of claims

  • fulfill customer requirements

 

Target group:

  • Quality Engineers

  • Laboratories

  • Quality Managers

  • Process Engineers

  • Logistics

  • Technology

  • Production

 

Training content:

  • Scope and validity of VDA 19.1 / 19.2 norms

  • Specification of cleanliness

  • Selection of testing methods

  • Manipulation and technical cleanliness

  • Qualified analysis and value of „blind trial“

  • Process of extraction, analytical filtration, analysis process

  • Planning of technical cleanliness implementation

  • Technical cleanliness concept

  • Measurement of environmental infleunces

  • Enviroment, logistics, people, production means

  • Potential cleanliness analysis

  • Documentation

 

Duration: 2 days

Dates:

Bratislava, Slovakia

In Slovak language

  • November 25th - November 26th 2019

 In English

  • November 25th - November 26th 2019

Price:
In-house module: 975 EUR/day (member), 1050 EUR/day (non-member) + travel cost for a group up to 10 participants.
module in Bratislava: 270 EUR/day (member), 300 EUR/day (non-member).

In case of 2 or more participants from the same plant offer 10% discount on   the second and all other participants. Refreshment and lunch are included in the training price.

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Dec
7
to Dec 8

MNG-06 Talent Management & People Development

Talent management is a long term journey. An existing Talent management process in the company should allow the managers to identify talents within the organization and help to strategically develop them to take on greater responsibility and exciting new challenges in the future. Using the Talent Management tools organization identifies, attracts, manages, develops, engages and in some cases also encourages people to meet their targets. 

Your needs are:

  • Set a Talent management process in the organization
  • Strategically work with people
  • Be able to identify and develop talents
  • Educate future leaders
  • Increase people motivation

Target group:

  • Plant Managers
  • HR
  • Department Managers
  • Business Leaders

Training content:

  • Talent management role within an organization
  • Early carrier /Mid career/Top level Talent management
  • Building perspectives
  • Talents today – business leaders tomorrow
  • Team focused Talent management
  • Talent management process
  • Examples from practice

Duration: 2 days.

Dates

In Slovak language:

  1. Spring date - March 15th - March 16th 2018
  2. Autumn date - September 22nd - September 23rd 2018

In English language:

  1. Spring date - February 27th - February 28th 2018
  2. Autumn date - November 08th - November 09th 2018

Price:
In-house module: 950 EUR/day + travel cost for a group up to 10 participants.
Module in Bratislava: 280 EUR/day/participant. 
In case of 2 or more participants from the same plant we offer 10% discount on the second and all other participants. Refreshment and lunch are included in the training price.

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Dec
4
9:00 AM09:00

MNG-09 Balanced Scorecard & Enterprise Performance Management

Nearly all automotive companies are using the Balance Scorecard tool in it’s visual form. Often, the measured indicators are given by company headquarters. Understanding of company vision, strategy and definition of KPIs that will allow the company to reach the vision is sometimes missing. Balanced Scorecard then allows the management team to control the KPIs and take the right actions thanks to measured data. By understanding the tool, employees will feel connected to the bigger picture and will understand their personal objectives within the framework of company objectives. 

Your needs are:

  • Make sure all employees understand company vision, mission and strategy
  • Correctly use a robust tool to set and evaluate the enterprise performance management
  • Make sure you work on the right objectives
  • Establish a process of BSC use
  • Take the right decisions based on the BSC information
  • Continuously improve the tool

Target group:

  • Plant Managers
  • Department Managers

Training content:

  • Balanced scorecard as a management system tool
  • Are your KPIs truly strategic? Enterprise Vision – Mission -  Strategy – KPIs/PIs
  • Milestones of Balanced Score Card creation and deployment
  • Templates used for BSC
  • Balanced Scorecard update
  • Communication within all organization levels

Duration: 1 day.

Dates: in-house only

Price:
In-house module: 950 EUR/day + travel cost for a group up to 10 participants.
Module in Bratislava: 300 EUR/day/participant. 
In case of 2 or more participants from the same plant we offer 10% discount on the second and all other participants. Refreshment and lunch are included in the training price.

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Nov
23
to Nov 24

MNG-01 Financial Tools and Practices for Non-Financial Managers

Not only accountants and financial managers deal with financial tools. It’s highly likely that also other managers will be in contact with a Balance sheet, financial KPIs, take the right actions based on a financial statement or will have to understand the accounting terminology.  The training module “Financial Tools and Practices for Non-Financial Managers” will allow you to get familiar with the world of the financial management and use them correctly during your daily business.

Your needs are:

  • Understand the basics of financial management of an enterprise

  • Understand the vocabulary used in the finance world

  • Be able to read the basic financial statements

  • Understand why “Cash is king”

  • Take the right actions coming out from financial statements

  • Set and follow the right financial KPIs

  • Use the financial toolsat at work

Target group:

  • Plant Managers

  • Department Managers

  • Employees who need to understand financial basics

Training content:

  • Introduction to the Financial Management

  • Basics of accounting

  • Company financial health

  • How to compile a budget

  • How to read the Balance Sheet

  • Income statement

  • Cash flow statement

  • How to read the financial statements?

  • Financial KPIs (RoI, RoE, ...)

  • Warning financial signals

Duration: 2 days.

Dates

In Slovak language:

  1. Spring date - March 06th - March 07th 2019

  2. Autumn date - October 10th - October 11th 2019

In English language:

  1. Spring date - March 08th - March 09th 2019

  2. Autumn date - December 03rd - December 04th 2019

Price:
In-house module: 890 EUR/day (member), 975 EUR/day (non-member) + travel cost for a group up to 10 participants.
Module in Bratislava: 260 EUR/day (member), 280 EUR/day (non-member).
In case of 2 or more participants from the same plant we offer 10% discount on the second and all other participants. Refreshment and lunch are included in the training price.

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Nov
19
to Nov 20

MNG-11 Cross Cultural Management

In today’s global economy nearly all automotive companies of Tier-1 or Tier-2 level have to deal with suppliers or customers all over the world. Even the project teams consist of multicultural team members who must work hand in hand. Values, age, habits, gender, customer-supplier relationship, negotiation principles, non-verbal communication and other aspects differ region by region and understanding the culture of the partner is a key assumption to avoid potential “faux pas” and to a long term cooperation. 

Your needs are:

  • Comprehend the global aspect of interculturalism
  • Understand the differences in behavior between various cultures
  • Understand the values of different nations
  • Interact fruitfully with people of unique values and social background
  • Develop the business relation with foreign partners
  • Enrich your organizational strategies and outcomes

Target group:

  • Key Account Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Project Team members
  • Customer care
  • Supplier managers
  • Purchasing

Training content:

  • Cross cultural management
  • Challenges and opportunities of intercultural environment
  • Comparison of different cultures:
    • German
    • French
    • American
    • Chinese
    • Japanese
    • Korean
    • East-European Countries, and others
  • How to deal with cultural differences
  • Case Studies

Duration: 2 days.

Dates:

In Slovak language:

  1. Spring date - February 19th - February 20th 2018
  2. Autumn date - September 06th - September 07th 2018

In English language:

  1. Spring date - February 21st - February 22nd 2018
  2. Autumn date - September 04th - September 05th 2018

Price:
In-house module: 950 EUR/day + travel cost for a group up to 10 participants.
Module in Bratislava: 280 EUR/day/participant. 
In case of 2 or more participants from the same plant we offer 10% discount on the second and all other participants. Refreshment and lunch are included in the training price.

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Nov
4
to Nov 5

MNG-10 Corporate Culture – a Key Success Factor

Company culture is not what is written but what is daily lived in the organization. People’s behavior, values, beliefs, types of employees, managerial approach or the way how the problems are treated create the unique corporate culture of any organization. Often the values of an organization are posted at the entrance of the offices or even written in emails but the reality is completely different. It is not important what is written but how the culture is lived.

Your needs are:

  • Develop a company culture that will be “lived”
  • Get on boat people who will share the company culture
  • Respect the same values within the organization
  • Unveil non-respecting of rules and continuously improve   the company culture

Target group:

  • Top management
  • Managers on all levels of an organization

Training content:

  • Corporate culture as a strategic tool of top management
  • Organizational culture definition and development
  • Definition of key areas to follow
  • “No words but daily life”
  • Factors & elements of corporate culture
  • Corporate culture communication
  • Do & Don’ts in corporate culture
  • Ideas for Corporate culture development

Duration: 2 days.

Dates

In-house module only. 

    Price:
    In-house module: 950 EUR/day + travel cost for a group up to 10 participants.
    Module in Bratislava: 280 EUR/day/participant. 
    In case of 2 or more participants from the same plant we offer 10% discount on the second and all other participants. Refreshment and lunch are included in the training price.

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    Nov
    2
    to Nov 3

    MNG-01 Financial Management of an Enterprise

    The existence of any enterprise is closely connected with financial tools. In addition to production or organizational skills, Plant Managers, Department Managers or Directors must also have strong financial background. Managers use the provisions of accounting information in order to better inform themselves before they decide matters within their organizations, which allows them to better manage and perform control functions. The training module “Financial Management of an Enterprise” offers its participants a detailed overview of financial tools and technics and gives “best practice” recommendations for their use in specific enterprise conditions.

    Your needs are:

    • Efficiently manage an enterprise from financial point of view

    • Understand the most relevant financial tools and methods to be applied

    • Take the right decisions based on financial data

    • Manage the investments

    • Pose the right questions to your employees

    • Unveil when people “cheat” on financial statements

    Target group:

    • Plant Managers

    • Department Managers

    • Financial Managers

    Training content:

    • Financial Management role in an enterprise

    • Critical financial KPIs – EBIT, EBITDA, RoI, RoE, RoA, …

    • Company Vision – Mission – Strategy and financial KPIs

    • Critical financial terms - liquidity, asset management, profitability, leverage,
      market value ratios, comparative analysis, inventory and capital turnover, etc.

    • Financial planning and forecasting

    • Managing cash flow

    • Monitoring and Evaluation of enterprise financial performance

    • Process of financial management controlling

    • Warning financial signals

    • Case Studies

    Duration: 2 days.

    Dates:

    In Slovak language:

    1. Spring date - March 06th - March 07th 2019

    2. Autumn date - October 10th - October 11th 2019

    In English language:

    1. Spring date - March 08th - March 09th 2019

    2. Autumn date - December 03rd - December 04th 2019

    Price:
    In-house module: 890 EUR/day (member), 975 EUR/day (non-member) + travel cost for a group up to 10 participants.
    Module in Bratislava:260 EUR/day (member), 280 EUR/day (non-member).
    In case of 2 or more participants from the same plant we offer 10% discount on the second and all other participants. Refreshment and lunch are included in the training price.

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    Oct
    19
    to Oct 20

    MNG-04 Leadership that Gets Results

    “Managers should become leaders!” Probably there’s no manager who has not heard this saying.  People are not always born as Leaders, the good news is that leadership techniques can be taught. ABP’s Management trainer having a long experience in leading teams on all organizational levels will share with you his knowledge and experience with leading and motivating people to reach common objectives. 

    Your needs are:

    • Become a leader that people will follow

    • Give clear directions

    • Change the managerial style from “Push” to “Pull”

    • Have proactive and independent people in your team

    • Apply different leadership styles in different situations

    • Help and support accomplish their tasks people whenever needed

    • Connect people to a bigger picture

    • Develop new leaders

    Target group:

    • Plant Managers

    • HR

    • Department Managers

    • Business Leaders

    Training content:

    • Manage yourself – lead others!

    • Psychological aspects of being a Leader

    • Employee motivation, retention and loyalty

    • Leader = meaning maker?

    • Adjust your leadership style!

    • Leadership technics

    • No leadershhip without trust. How to build trust?

    • Tailored recognition

    • Leadership communication

    • Alternative approach toLeadership

    • Continuous improvement of leadership

    • Case Study

    Duration: 2 days.

    Dates:

    In Slovak language:

    1. Spring date - June 20th - June 21st 2019

    2. Autumn date - December 10th - December 11th 2019

    In English language:

    1. Spring date - in-house sessions only

    2. Autumn date - in-house sessions only

    Price:
    In-house module: 1.100 EUR/day (member), 1.200 EUR/day (non-member) + travel cost for a group up to 10 participants.
    Module in Bratislava: 280 EUR/day (member), 320 EUR/day (non-member).
    In case of 2 or more participants from the same plant we offer 10% discount on the second and all other participants. Refreshment and lunch are included in the training price.

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    Oct
    14
    to Oct 15

    MNG-05 Negotiations Skills

    Negotiation is a skill that we have been developing since our childhood. Often it’s understood that if I win, the other party will loose. ABP Management training module on negotiation skills offers the participants an overview of the most relevant negotiation tools and technics and underlines the psychological facts of any negotiation. Respect of moral values and understanding of potential threats from the other sides are the key assumption not only to negotiate the desired agreement but also to develop further cooperation between negotiators.

    Your needs are:

    • Achieve better results in both formal and informal negotiations

    • Understand the negotiation tools and practices

    • Build confidence in your negotiation power and skills

    • Improve negotiations by managing your emotions and influencing others

    • Build positive, productive relationships with all people involved in negotiations

    • Reach win-win outcomes

    Target group:

    • Commercial Department

    • Purchasing

    • Employees involved in negotiation processes

    Training content:

    • Negotiation strategy

    • Negotiation – competition or cooperation?

    • 3P rule – Preparation! Preparation! Preparation!

    • Identification of interests, priorities, and goals of all parties

    • BATNA identification

    • How to give offers?

    • Negotiate, do not manipulate!

    • Negotiations strategies

    • Pay attention on treacherous negotiations practices!

    • Case Study

    Duration: 2 days.

    Dates

    In Slovak language:

    1. Spring date - May 06th - May 07th 2019

    2. Autumn date - September 12th - September 13th 2019

    In English language:

    1. Spring date - May 09th - May 10th 2019

    2. Autumn date - September 10th - September 11th 2019

    Price:
    In-house module: 890 EUR/day (member), 975 EUR/day (non-member) + travel cost for a group up to 10 participants.
    Module in Bratislava: 220 EUR/day (member), 250 EUR/day (non-member).
    In case of 2 or more participants from the same plant we offer 10% discount on the second and all other participants. Refreshment and lunch are included in the training price.

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    Oct
    14
    to Oct 15

    MNG-03 Time Management

     

    When we ask managers and regular employees what do they miss the most, often the answer is – “time”. In some companies, when you work less than 10 hours per day it means that you do not have enough work and people are afraid to leave the office before 5 p.m. Time management might not be the right name for a training module as we cannot manage time, only our activities. We teach, coach and mentor people how to identify the priorities and organize their tasks to get the maximum from time spent at work and, last but not least, put into equilibrium private and professional life.

    Your needs are:

    • Significantly improve the efficiency of your work

    • Spent less time on “urgent” matters that had to be prepared for “yesterday”

    • Eliminate “time stress”

    • Focus on strategic andimportant activities

    • Plan your long term and short term tasks

    • Correctly apply the Time management tools

    Target group:

    • All company employees

    Training content:

    • Time management role at work

    • Manage yourself! Manage working environment! Manage relations!

    • Task prioritization, planning and scheduling

    • Task delegation

    • Multitasking – yes or no?

    • Stress Management

    • Barriers to effective time management

    • Test: How is your Time mangement?

    • Workshop based on a Case Study

    Duration: 1 day.

    Dates:

    in-house modules only

    Price:
    In-house module: 890 EUR/day (member), 975 EUR/day (non-member) + travel cost for a group up to 10 participants.

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    Oct
    5
    to Oct 6

    MNG-02 Employees Performance Management & Workforce Planning

    Many managers apply constant pressure or even threats to reach the targets.  Hard facts on paper are often the only decision factor to evaluate the employee performance at the end of the year. Missing question is: “To what extent is an employee applying his or her current skills, and to what extent is he or she achieving the outcomes desired?” Hand in hand goes the workforce planning which guarantees that all processes are covered and properly executed at minimum cost. This module led by a highly experienced HR Manager will give you theoretical best practices as well as many recommendations from practice how to get the maximum from your team members.

    Your needs are:

    • Set a process of a robust performance management

    • Define and establish specific goals/objectives for a given period

    • Improve the performance of your team

    • Correctly manage poor performance

    • Increase people motivation to reach the targets

    • Set a process to manage employees’ performance all over the year

    • Reach your objectives without additional resources

    • Continuously increase the targets

    Target group:

    • HR

    • Plant Managers

    • Shiftleaders

    • Department Managers

    Training content:

    • Introduction to Performance Management

    • Performance management tools and practices

    • Functional Manager & HR role in performance management

    • Job description and company processes

    • Workforce planning

    • Creation of suitable working environment

    • Managerial role – get the maximum from people

    • Performance management cycle over the year

    • Manager’s role in developing, mentoring, target setting, and maintaining high performance standards

    • Giving negative feedback & managing poor performance

    • Tips for effective management of performance

    Duration: 2 days.

    Dates

    in-house modules only

    Price:
    In-house module: 890 EUR/day (member), 975 EUR/day (non-member) + travel cost for a group up to 10 participants.

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    Oct
    1
    to Oct 31

    MNG-03 Lean Office

    Many production plants focus on Lean implementation in Production but suffer important losses in administrative functions due to non-efficient organization. Eliminating waste from your office and administrative processes using Lean concepts, tools, and methods will help you achieve significant savings without increase of people’s workload.  Participants will be able to define the value stream and eliminate processes without adding value to internal/external customers. People will be able to better manage their time and work on important activities.

    Your needs are:

    • Eliminate overtimes of people in administration

    • Help your people minimize problems

    • Make meetings and communication more efficient

    • Distinguish necessary and unnecessary activities

    • Focus people’s effort on added value activities only

    • Measure financial and non-financial savings from Lean implementation in offices

    • Continuously improve company processes and employees satisfaction

    Target group:

    • All departments

    • People in administration

    • Functional managers

    Training content:

    • Lean methods applicable in offices and administration

    • Value creation processes vs. waste

    • How to deal with non-value added activities?

    • Principles of Time management and priorities organization

    • Lean culture

    • Rules for “Lean communication” (emails, meetings, internal communication, …)

    • 20% activities brings 80% of results

    • Measurement of Lean office contribution

    • Continuous improvement of administration processes

    Duration: 2 days.

    Dates: in-house only

    Price:
    In-house module: 890 EUR/day (member), 975 EUR/day (non-member) + travel cost for a group up to 10 participants.
    Module in Bratislava: 260 EUR/day (member), 280 EUR/day (non-member).
    In case of 2 or more participants from the same plant we offer 10% discount on the second and all other participants. Refreshment and lunch are included in the training price.

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