The main focus of the new issue of the “Journal” is on the adaptation of the Manager Training Programme (MP) to a virtual format due to the corona pandemic. In it, participants and alumni from the partner countries as well as trainers and tutors from Germany describe their experiences with the digital seminars, company visits and trade events that have been taking place since mid-2020. Continue reading
Ramy Soudan is the managing director of Riyada. In an interview, he talks about modernising his company after completing the Manager Training Programme. He has recently started in-house training for dairy technologists and is driving the development of the profession which is still new in Egypt. His training programme is modelled on Germany’s vocational training system.
The pandemic year 2020 brought about the biggest change in the 20 years of the Programme, which has been running in a virtual format since August 2020 – and is enjoying increasing popularity. In an interview, Reimut Düring, Head of the Programme, speaks about this significant development and the plans for the future of the MP. Continue reading
Ainur Abdina is making the impossible possible while successfully navigating her company through the pandemic. The entrepreneur from Kazakhstan acquired the necessary confidence and know-how in the Manager Training Programme.
Enterprises in Turkmenistan can participate in the BMWi Manager Training Programme for a further three years. Representatives of Germany and the Central Asian country have agreed on this. On 11 December 2020, Dirk Jakobi, Chargé d’Affaires of the German Embassy in Ashgabat, and the Turkmen Minister of Finance and Economy, Muhammetgeldi Serdarov, signed a Joint Declaration in the Turkmen capital Ashgabat on the extension of the Programme until the end of 2023. Continue reading
The Manager Training Programme with Ukraine enters the next round. On 8 December 2020, Anka Feldhusen, the German Ambassador to Ukraine, and Iryna Nowikowa, Deputy Minister for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine, signed a Joint Declaration on the extension of the Programme. Continue reading
German RepRap GmbH manufactures 3D printers. Through the Manager Training Programme, the company has established a sales partnership with Egyptian company Promech. The Munich-based firm now has an impressive track record in the region. In an interview, International Sales Manager Ismail Serrhini explains what makes the partnership with Promech so successful and why 3D technology is in such high demand today. Continue reading
In one of the first virtual training courses, 17 MP participants from Chile explored green business options in a variety of applications from production, import and export to environmental economics and consulting in the energy sector. Given the ongoing energy transition underway in Chile, there was great interest in digitally exchanging information with two German companies in September 2020. Continue reading
A new, short video presents the Virtual Manager Training Programme in a concise format. It provides information about the digital Programme’s content and how it is structured. The clip, which shows participants along with German entrepreneurs, tutors, and trainers, is intended to promote the Programme in its partner countries. Continue reading