Addressing Changes in CSR Awareness

DESCRIPTION The public opinion on how a manufacturing company (or any company for that matter) should be operated is increasingly making demands based on climate, Covid-19, CSR, increased globalization, change in energy sources, the UN 17 goals for sustainability, and more. Hence, there is a need to look profoundly at how the company should look […]

Efficiency and the PMO

DESCRIPTION After having made all (or most) of the possible adjustments when it comes to making processes more efficient (LEAN) and removed or changed the excessive use of resources, there are still more openings to become more efficient. One such opening is through introducing a Project Management Office (or PMO for short). The basic idea […]

Investment and Future Markets

DESCRIPTION Trying to foresee what the next profitable market will look like, either geographically (new BRIC’s) or product/service is important to the company investment profile. The essence of this seminar is, if there are any tell-tales that may be derived from current markets/products/services both existing and potential. Part of this is also how to narrow […]

Growth In Mature Markets

DESCRIPTION Normally there are a few well-known ways of addressing a mature market such as cost-leadership, a brand strategy, M&A, and R&D. However, in many cases, these known strategies do not suffice to meet the market development, so how does one address a mature market immune to “normal” behavior if you wish to grow your […]

Disruption – Prepare and Make

DESCRIPTION In recent years different industries have experienced some cataclysmic changes with newcomers completely altering how the market is being addressed and the role of the stakeholders in the industry. There are more and more examples of this “disruptive” behavior – just to mention a few (in)famous examples: Airbnb on hotels and accommodations, Netflix on […]

Digitalization – Prepare and Make

DESCRIPTION In recent years different industries have experienced some cataclysmic changes with newcomers completely altering how the market is being addressed and the role of the stakeholders in the industry. In order to meet this potential and current change in market behavior, most companies must face a profound change in business processes and a market […]

Digitalization – as a Supplier

DESCRIPTION Being a supplier of tools and/or services that is a part of the current digital transformation that society and most industries are experiencing, challenges how you as a company must act and think, in order to deliver the “right” hardware or service. This workshop is about giving a better insight and understanding on how, […]

Innovation and Efficiency

DESCRIPTION Being dependent upon bringing new products into the market is reflected in the consequent need to be continually innovative as a business and an organization. However, the necessary innovation does not come easily, particularly when the people working with innovation tend to either look only at product possibilities and not market demand or not […]

Compliance

DESCRIPTION Meeting the requirements of regulatory agencies is no small task, particularly within the pharmaceutical, agricultural, financial, and utility-based industries. Ultimately, there is a tradeoff in the actions taken in regards to regulatory agencies: either be highly compliant, leading to great inefficiencies in operation or be less compliant and risk not only violating regulations but […]

The Future Role of the Company

Future businessman with briefcase and phone

DESCRIPTION Because of factors such as climate, Covid-19, CSR, digitalization, increased globalization, change in energy sources, or other market disruptions, there is a need to look profoundly at how the company should look in the future say 3-8 years from now. Defining what factors that will have the most influence on the company’s business environment […]