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#1 MS Teams – make virtual meeting moderation effective

In this virtual program you will get security in the use of MS Teams and improve your facilitator skills. You learn how to use MS Teams functions such as chat, webcam and breakout rooms in a new way that makes MS Teams meetings much more effective. You get concrete ideas how to increase participants‘ attention by using different interactive elements. You get tips and tricks how to efficiently structure and organize your MS Teams meetings.

Leading in Dynaxity – Leadership Reflection

Leadership in an environment that is characterized by high dynamic and complexity (dynaxity), requires the structure and design of (more) agile organizational units. This does not require less leadership, but rather a different kind of leadership. This program therefore provides a precise map of classic and agile leadership and the associated attitudes. In addition to understand the new concepts, the program offers possibilities for a personal internalization of the underlying way of thinking which finally enables a real expansion of the leadership repertoire in practice. Contents here are: - Why leadership changes and must change - Constructive handling of ambiguity, dynamics and complexity - Leading teams in a potential-oriented manner – role and strength-based cooperation

Presentations with wow effect – Present clearly and confidently

In any profession, making a good presentation is the be-all and end-all. Successful presentations require much more than colorful PowerPoint charts. Bad presentations and speeches are lost time and wasted opportunities.  Together with your trainer, you will work out what you need to do to spark the audience: How do I prepare properly? How do I practice a presentation? How do I make a good first impression? How do I place my message effectively? How do I convince – indeed, how do I inspire – my audience? 

Shaping Leadership Communication

The current changes regarding thyssenkrupp’s structure and business performance pose even more communication challenges on you as our top leaders. This program broadens your view on communication as a key leadership task: - How do I create inspiration, followership and motivation among others? - How do I strategically address others not only with the right message at the right time, but also with the right format to spark engagement, dialogue and honest openness? - How can I prioritize messages and express them with clarity while finding the right balance between what can and should be shared with others?

Conflicts! Let’s tackle it! – Identifying causes and solving conflicts

In this program you will learn to recognize conflicts at an early stage, to analyze them and to deal with them constructively. You will learn what the psychological background is for escalating conflicts, which conflict traps you can fall into and how to leave typical roles and patterns in order to be able to shape conflict situations in a solution-oriented way again. You know your own conflict style and can identify that of conflict partners. You will be able to involve your conflict partners in conflict management and use suitable methods to conduct conflict discussions in an appreciative and solution-oriented manner and to moderate them in a de-escalating manner.

Female Empowerment – Speak up and shine!

Strengthen your inner attitude and express yourself with a strong voice You will get to know your voice inside and out, learn to use it in a targeted way and be able to act and speak confidently in different professional situations. You will consolidate your inner strengths and combine them authentically with your external expression. This will help you gain presence and assertiveness!

Enforcement meets diplomacy – Conducting conversations in difficult situations

You will be able to use the most important argumentation techniques confidently and to convince your interlocutor of your concerns even in the face of resistance. You know the decisive factors of personal assertiveness. This will enable you to steer conversations confidently and to assert your own point of view. You know the meaning of status games and can vary your behavior according to the situation. You have a tool at hand with which you can view and influence every day and professional interactions from a completely new perspective. You know how to defuse tense, difficult situations, speak plainly and embody positive authority in a credible way.

Mastering challenging situations calmly with resilience and remaining efficient

In principle, resilience can directly and sustainably influence and strengthen our performance, while a low level of resilience slows us down both in terms of well-being and performance. It is common knowledge that eating healthy, exercising, etc. is important to keep our body in shape and healthy. It is less talked about that the same is true for our mind. In order to be able to perform in general and especially in times of increasing pressure, complexity, and uncertainty our mental health is becoming increasingly important – both for our wellbeing and our performance. In this impulse you will get to know the 7 so-called resilience factors, i.e. dimensions that are important for mental health. In each of these dimensions, you can get ideas, tips and tricks on how to increase well-being with small activities.

From Zero to AI – Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence for the curious and beginners

The future starts now, because Artificial Intelligence is increasingly finding its way into our everyday working lives and will shape and change them. AI can already be found in our production and manufacturing, but it will also become part of our applications such as Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook. AI will support and relieve us in many areas, open up new possibilities, simplify our processes and improve our performance as an organization. We will use it to generate texts and images, create concepts and proposals and to process information. So it's time to get to grips with the topic of AI and be curious in order to exploit the full potential of AI in the future. This program helps you to understand and classify the basics of AI and takes away any fear of contact with AI systems in a playful way. Regardless of your current knowledge and previous experience with AI, you will learn the necessary skills in dealing with generative AI and language models such as Copilot, GPTs and other AIs.

The AI Bootcamp – Exploring the New Tomorrow

The technological development of Artificial Intelligence (AI), especially Generative AI, opens up unimagined possibilities – and much faster than anticipated, but also with many possible directions. But what is certain: AI will be an integral part of all our lives in a few at the latest, and the sooner we get to grips with the possibilities, the better we can actively manage the potentials and challenges ahead. In our exclusive AI Bootcamp, you'll discover the future of AI for your business in two consecutive half days. On the first afternoon, you will learn via various impulses and expert presentations which technological developments will determine the next few years and which scenarios may occur. This will help you better understand the strategic importance of AI for your customers and your business. The next morning, you will actively participate in a workshop. You will develop a realistic AI scenario and define your strategic positioning. Our goal is to inspire you to understand all facets of AI, to derive the impact on your business model and to develop first short- and long-term approaches. Join us and secure your spot in this AI Bootcamp now to start unlocking the full potential of Artificial Intelligence for your business.

Leading Through Coaching

You will discover coaching as a powerful leadership tool which you can use to enable your people to both achieve peak performance and to reach their full potential.

Change Management and agile approaches

Do you know that about yourself? You are part of a change process that is necessary and already well planned – and yet the implementation does not work, and some team members are already in resistance. You are not alone, this is the case in 70% of all change processes! Whether it is the implementation of the New Year’s resolutions or the digitalization – change always means behavioral change and the “human factor” is not always sufficiently considered in its unpredictability. During this program, you will receive a practical toolbox to steer change processes in a pragmatic way. You will shed light on your own role in change processes and the appropriate inner attitude. Working with the toolbox and on your own attitude follows basic principles of agile work. In this way, you additionally gain a general understanding of agile methods and reflect on their areas of application outside of change management. Already during the program, in small groups you will start to develop concrete change measures for real change challenges in your team or project, working in an agile way. You will define the “why” of your own change challenge more clearly and understand how you can shape the change in a positive way.

To the point: Argue strongly, convince better! – Pyramidal Structuring

You apply structuring skills and pyramidal communication in order to better communicate your concerns in meetings and presentations “to the point”. In this so-called pyramidal communication, the core message is at the beginning of your verbal or written communication, to be subsequently explained in a logical manner with the "best" numbers, data and facts – ideal for your internal decision templates or external customer presentations.

Discovering Inspirational Leadership

This program provides you with the tools, time and structure to specifically prepare yourself for your new role and its added management and leadership responsibilities. You will understand why the first 100 days in the new position are so important, learn the dos and don’ts as well as the success factors and challenges.

Hot Topics

Lean & Agile
For most of us, lean and agile have become buzzwords and sometimes it seems that they have become terms that are used as a solution for everything. But what does lean and agile actually mean and where do the terms come from? What are lean and agile values, principles and common methods? Do you have an understanding of when to use lean and agile approaches – and when not?

Hot Topics

Leading and Working in a Hybrid World
Hybrid working – The interplay of people, some working in physical teams with others working virtually at the same time. The programs thatt you find in this hot topics provide you with the best possible support for the challenges of changing cooperation.

Hot Topics

Leading in Dynaxity
Our working world is characterized by high dynamics and complexity: Dynaxity. Control and management approaches that have been successful so far reach their limits of effectiveness. This hot topic includes learning opportunities for the development of a basic changing attitudes for leadership in a dynamic and complex world.

Hot Topics

Pathways to a Healthy Workforce
The selection of programs in the hot topic “Pathways to a healthy workforce” bridges the gap between entrepreneurial performance and the fundamental prerequisites for this – the health and satisfaction of employees and managers.

What our clients say

Sales Excellencetk
Federn und Stabilisatoren GmbH

Martin Meischein

"Together with the thyssenkrupp Academy we produced e-learnings as video trainings for our CRM system, which exceeded our expectations for quality and utility. The training videos facilitate the global rollout of the system and make the on-boarding process of new colleagues convenient and autonomous. Our colleagues at the Academy accompanied us in the didactic conception of the digital learning content, introduced us to the usage of the production tool and provided professional support throughout the entire process."

Manager Operation Service
thyssenkrupp Presta AG

Martin Jenny

"The program Leadership Communication offers the opportunity to reflect on the personal leadership skill to arouse emotions. Experienced and competent facilitators give advice and feedback on your leadership presence and behavior. Furthermore, you will get the chance to give and receive valuable feedback from your colleagues and thereby train this skill as well."

Business Developer/ Technical Specialist
thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG

Erika Niino-Esser

"With rapidly growing teams at thyssenkrupp nucera I am happy to share our knowledge within our company. Thanks to the Digital Learning Team of the tk Academy we created an E-Learning-Series as well as a SimpleShow to support the on-boarding and development of our new colleagues. The work with the tk academy has been not only successful on a business level but also a great pleasure. A true success story!"

Leiter Arbeitsschutz
thyssenkrupp AG

Dr. Jörg Arnold

"The Pathways program of the thyssenkrupp Academy makes it possible to experience how change processes for improving the safety culture can be initiated and controlled at the operational level. Quite practical, without all bells and whistles. A great experience!"

General Manager Operations
thyssenkrupp Bilstein GmbH

Andreas Müller

"Our front line leadership transformation program together with the Academy created great impact. It is not a classical training with lectures and seminars. Shift leaders translate a new way of leadership directly in concrete improvement projects."

Leiter des globalen IT-Sicherheitsdienstes
thyssenkrupp Business Services GmbH

Dörthe Pult

"Intensive, highly relevant and cutting-edge programs with positive impact on my day-to-day business. I can strongly recommend the Academy's offerings."

Global HR Business Partner Bergbautechnologien
thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions

Tina Siegert

"The Academy not only helped me develop myself both personally and professional with interesting trainings but also supported me in my role as Global HR Business Partner with workshops focused on concrete tools that added value to our business."

For Teams & Organization

Performance Culture
We are operating in a world that requires businesses to manage growth and performance at the same time. We can support your business to build the organizational capabilities for sustainable performance – in terms of leadership, strategy, customer approach, operations, innovation, etc.

For Teams & Organization

Digital Transformation
Developing and driving digital business is a matter of technology, but it also requires an organization that can continuously adapt and evolve and it requires the right people skills. We can customize your digital transformation journey with you, giving inspiration on technologies and organizational practices and helping you upskill your people in current digital skills.

For Teams & Organization

Customer Centricity
More and more, customers are uncompromising in demanding quick and competitively priced customized solutions. We support you in building an organization that puts your customer in the center and help focus your people and processes on an outstanding customer experience.

For Teams & Organization

Agile Organization
Numerous solutions for enhancing organizational agility have evolved, and it is quite challenging to work your way through the jungle for the specific solution that is right for your business. With our programs we help you identify and customize the agile organizational set ups, methodologies and tools that move your business forward.

For Teams & Organization

Business Model-Innovation
Our constantly changing market environment is putting pressure on our businesses to permanently adapt our strategy, products, processes and business approaches. Our programs give you insights on how business model innovation works and how continuous business renewal can be built into your business system.

For Teams & Organization

Team-Workshops
Are you in need of a quick intervention for your team, such as a project kick-off, a leadership team retreat, a team workshop, ….? Together we can design something that will fit your situation.

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