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#2 MS Teams – make virtual meeting collaboration effective

In this virtual program for advanced MS Teams users, you will learn methods, tools and techniques for successful collaboration in virtual MS Teams meetings. Efficient collaboration via MS Teams is becoming increasingly important in today's virtual and hybrid working world. Away from pure "front-line meetings", towards the joint development of results. Here you will get concrete application ideas of how to use the MS Teams group rooms, learn about apps such as Forms and Planner, the functionalities of the whiteboard as well as the joint editing of documents in your MS Teams channels. In addition, you will receive practical examples and interaction methods to foster social exchange. Increase your team spirit and thus the willingness to actively engage in virtual collaboration.

#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.

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.

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.

The good way to deal with yourself – Self-confident. Value-oriented. Resilient.

Inner strength and a good way of dealing with yourself are the basis for a self-confident appearance as well as for a good cooperation with colleagues, superiors, employees and customers.  Dealing well with yourself - what sounds so simple is sometimes a fine art. This is not least due to the fact that the many challenges in everyday life often leave little time to reflect on oneself, on one's own life. As a consequence, we constantly lose the inner contact to ourselves. Therefore, take some time for yourself in this seminar. Experience the many possibilities for more power and serenity in life. Develop clarity about your own personality, recognize constricting thought patterns and learn to let them go. Learn the central pillars of self-awareness, do your personal values check, question your own values and recognize new possibilities for action.

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 Leadership Essentials

The program provides you with an overview of fundamental leadership topics. You will be introduced to the most important management tools for professional leadership. You will understand your role as a leader and the expectations towards this role. You will be able to selectively apply different options for action as a leader and to master typical leadership situations successfully. Furthermore, you will learn how to lead teams in a systematic way and how to establish smooth collaboration in the team.

Forming Leadership Mindset

The program offers you a platform for intensive self-reflection with regard to challenges that determine the typical daily routine as a manager. Together with other participants you will learn how to create a performance-enhancing work environment for your team. You will reflect on your personal leadership values, your approach and your style in conflict situations and you will certainly gain some additional insights regarding the best mindset to deal with conflicts even more successfully. More than ever before, being a leader additionally means leading in times of constant change. Therefore, on the one hand, in this program we take a look at how change from the outside is implemented in a team. On the other hand, we will discuss how to implement ideas and suggestions in your area of responsibility on your own initiative as the responsible manager.

Successful Self-Organization and Effective Time Management

Do you feel like you're running out of time? One deadline follows the other and you lack time for free space and concentrated work? In this program, you will learn to optimize your personal work style using appropriate methods and to master multiple and also global challenges in a more stress-free and goal-focused manner through prioritization. You will manage your time more confidently and improve your work performance!

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?

Six Sigma / Lean Certification: Green Belt

Introduction Six Sigma@thyssenkrupp - Methods of process improvements - DMAIC approach - Define Project management of Six Sigma projects - Measure Identification of critical customer & business requirements - Analyze Cause analysis and process mapping - Improve Development of solutions - Control Process control and monitoring

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.

Demystifying the Digital World

Today's working world as well as our private lives are more than ever characterized by rapid developments of technologies and an increasing digitalization in all areas. This offers many benefits such as new investment opportunities in cryptocurrencies or even a deeper understanding of our customers through the processing of millions of data sets. But the variety of topics has increased to such a drastic extent and at such a speed that it is sometimes difficult to keep a sufficiently good eye on all developments. Therefore, this series of impulses will highlight selected topics and discuss them in depth. Click on "register now" to see the topics of each session before.

Presence with voice and body

You will learn how to use your body and voice to manage yourself, situations and the contact with others in an appreciative way. You will appear calm and powerful, even in emotionally tricky situations.

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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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