SIMT's Management Education Network (MEN) offers Executive Programs to selected companies. The network focuses on companies who have decided to provide their executives with state-of-the-art executive education. The curricula for the courses are developed by SIMT and selected companies in a professional partnership.
SIMT's Management Education Network was launched successfully in 2002. The first MEN is a network of six companies based in the Stuttgart region: Alcatel, Behr, Festo, MAHLE, TRUMPF. In 2003 the second MEN started with the following companies: KÃ¤rcher and Freudenberg. Fischerwerke, Kern-Liebers, Leitz and Schuler became part of the second MEN in 2004. In 2005 Lapp Holding AG and LGI Logistics Group International GmbH joined the second network. In 2007 the third MEN started with ebm-papst, EDAG, Marquardt, Metabowerke, M+W Zander, Ritter, and Sick. Some of the above mentioned companies are world market leader in their field of business.
SIMT teaching methods are heavily focused on case studies. Planning, supervision and support of cases is done by a case coordinator. Using the case method puts the focus on an integrated approach towards problem-solving as well as in-depth learning and implementation of methodological know-how. The courses are generally taught in English. The MEN is supervised regularly by a steering commitee. This committee secures the high quality standard of the program.
Topics: Strategic Management and Globalization, Innovation Management, Organizational Development, Managing in the Supply Chain, Finance and Accounting, Managing Strategic Change
SIMT's corporate Executive programs take each company's unique characteristics, environment and strategies into close consideration. Moreover, programs are developed in close cooperation with the client's HR department to provide substantial links to specific management development strategies. As a result, the program is clearly focused on the specific needs of the individual organization and becomes a crucial factor for its sustainable success.
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