Company cooperation

In close cooperation with various companies, you will experience key competences in an authentic professional environment. In the two-day course, you will participate in Soft Skill Training on a specific topic at the Center for Key Competences and at the cooperating company. You are trained by company representatives and employees of the ZSK. Go to our practical courses and get to know attractive employers.

 

 

McKinsey & Company

Name:Design to Value and Negotiation Strategy – Reduce Product Costs in Practice
Contact:Luise Poetzsch
Content:

The collaboration between ZSK and top management consultancy McKinsey provides students of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering with an opportunity to gain insight into the process of optimizing product costs. In a tear-down workshop - which includes the targeted dismantling and analysis of a product - you go through various steps of the Design to Value and bring in accumulated insights into the cost structure and features of the product in your negotiation strategy. On the first day of the seminar you will deal with the topics of creativity and assessment methods. In addition, solution-oriented communication between different departments and disciplines as well as self-reflection. This workshop will take place at the ZSK. On the second day of the seminar you visit McKinsey in the Munich office and do a tear-down workshop. The Competencies dealt with in the first workshop day will be used. In various process steps, you can practically test your skills and receive feedback from your fellow students. In addition, you will gain insights into McKinsey's spectrum of activities from operations, particularly product development. The workshop is led by McKinsey consultants and a ZSK trainer.

Goal:The participants deal with the process of product optimization. You will gain insight into practical problems of top management consulting and develop your skills in practical exercises and case studies.
Conditions:

Date: 14.-15.06.2018

You will receive 2 ECTS in soft skills for participating in the 2-day seminar.

Registration:Please apply via e-mail Luise Poetzsch. Just introduce yourself in the application and explain why you would like to attend the seminar and send us your CV. Please apply till 7th May 2018. The selection is carried out by the ZSK and McKinsey.
Further information:https://www.mckinsey.de/

Unity Consulting & Innovation

Name:

Agile project management

Contact:Susanne Lösel
Content:The business cooperation between the ZSK and the management consultancy Unity offers students of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering the opportunity to gain insight into the process of agile project management. In a two-day workshop, the students will deal with the subject in theory and practice. On the first day of the seminar they will deal with the topics of Agile and Scrum as well as with the Team Management System. This workshop will take place at the ZSK. On the second day of the seminar, the students will visit Unity located in the center of Munich and carry out the project simulation Lego 4 Scrum. The skills acquired on the first day of the workshop are used immediately. In various process steps they can practically test their abilities and receive feedback through collegial advice. The workshop will be led by Unity consultants and a ZSK trainer.
Conditions:

Date: 14.-15.06.2018

You will receive 2 ECTS in soft skills for participating in the 2-day seminar.

Registration:Please apply via e-mail Susanne Lösel. Just introduce yourself in the application and explain why you want to attend the seminar. Please send us your CV. Closing date is 7th May 2018. You will receive timely feedback on whether we can offer you a place in this seminar.
Further information:http://www.unity.de/

Capgemini Consulting

Name:

Core Consulting Skills - Storytelling and agile teamwork

Contact:Tamaris Pohl
Contents: Together with the consulting firm Capgemini Consulting, the ZSK offers a two-day seminar on storytelling and agile teamwork. On the first day you will learn how to convince your counterpart during presentations or a pitch with a compelling story at the ZSK. On the second day of the seminar, Capgemini Consulting invites you to its Munich office. Here you have the opportunity to apply the skills you have learned on the first day. In an agile workshop setting you will define a digital strategy for a wind turbine manufacturer. In several sprints, you use brainstorming and creative techniques to identify innovative business models. After each sprint you have the opportunity to demonstrate your presentation skills to convince the customer of your ideas. The best final presentation will be given a prize.
Curricular conditions:

Dates: 22.-23.11.2018

For the participation in the two-day seminar you will receive 2 ECTS in the field of soft skills.

Registration:Please send your application via Email to Tamaris Pohl. Introduce yourself and explain the reason why you would like to participate in the seminar. Please send us your CV. The deadline is 08.11.2018. You will receive a quick confirmation, whether we can offer you a place in this seminar.
More information:https://www.capgemini.com/consulting-de/

Innovation consulting Invensity

Name:

Innovation management - innovation launching and controlling

Contact:Tamaris Pohl
Contents:The cooperation between the ZSK and the technology and innovation consultancy Invensity offers students of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering the opportunity to gain an insight into innovation management. They deal with the tasks and challenges of an innovation manager and specifically practice relevant skills such as creativity techniques, networking or the ability to convince an opponent. In different exercises, you can practically test your skills and receive feedback from your fellow students. In addition, you will deal with the innovation process, the innovation strategy and brainstorming, decision-making for ideas and the innovative company. In various practical case studies, you will deepen your abilities.
Objectives:The participants deal with the process of innovation and the skills of an innovation consultant. You get an insight into practical problems of innovation consulting and develop your skills in practical exercises and case studies and receive feedback.
Curricular conditions:

Date: 20.-21-11.2017

You will receive 2 ECTS in soft skills for participating in the 2-day seminar.

Registration:Please apply via e-mail Tamaris Pohl. Just introduce yourself in the application and explain why you want to attend the seminar. Please send us your CV. Closing date is 16th October 2017. You will receive timely feedback on whether we can offer you a place in this seminar.
More information:http://www.invensity.com/