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MP to continue with Moldova

Germany and Moldova have extended their partnership as part of the Manager Training Programme (MP) to 2023. Dr Heinz Hetmeier, Deputy Director-General for European Policy at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), and Vadim Gumene, State Secretary at the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Moldova, signed a joint declaration to this effect in the Moldovan capital Chisinau on October 21, 2021. Continue reading

Thinking in new dimensions

The 5DOBT method is one way to ensure a company makes the best possible business decisions. At an online seminar in March, MP alumni from Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine learned about this methodology and received valuable impulses for their own work. Continue reading

“There’s Never the Right Time”

How can I increase my turnover in times of crisis, improve customer satisfaction and advance my business? These were just some of the questions MP alumni from Eastern Europe discussed within the scope of the Business Hacks Festival. The exchange of experiences provided the participants with numerous new insights. Continue reading

“The Programme has changed my life”

Looking back on her participation in the Manager Training Programme (MP), Maria Plesca states, that it changed her entire life. Following the training in Germany, she was so inspired that she not only reorganised her parent’s business, Tingrimar, but also took over another firm. Continue reading

Minodora Rucan – Home construction in Chişinău booms with help from Germany

Affordable housing in the Moldovan capital of Chişinău has been in high demand for many years, a reality from which Minodora Rucan and her Ecosem Group have benefited.
That the Moldovan construction company’s future prospects remain good are not least due to the innovative financing concepts of company owner, Minodora Rucan. Thanks to multi-level financing plans and down payments from new homeowners, the company is able to continue launching new building projects without taking out loans. Continue reading

Spare Parts Dealer Focuses on Long-Term Cooperation

Auto Mall is the largest B2B dealer of automotive parts in Moldova. More than 1,200 customers, mostly car repair shop operators and spare parts dealers, appreciate the quality of its products, three quarters of which come from German manufacturers. Looking to expand its range further, the business sent Marketing Manager Sergiu Macari to Germany for the Manager Training Programme. Continue reading

Innovation – A Step towards the Future

The practicalities of how a medium-sized enterprise implements Industry 4.0 was of interest to 17 managers from Ukraine and Moldova who travelled to Wörth in Bavaria, in February 2019, to visit the company GEWO Feinmechanik GmbH. Founded in 1981 as a sole proprietorship, today the family run firm has more than 360 employees working for it. “It is really ‎impressive how the company grew from a small one, to the size of today. Continue reading