Topics AC3

As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.

(Bill Gates *1955)

Here we provide you with latest information on important topics and objectives, that are relevant for your company and your team consisting of team members across Europe.

You will find those topics included as an integral part of our AC3 service portfolio (consulting, coaching and seminars).

AC3 Topics for Individual Contributors

As and individual contributor your are facing the following objectives, topics and tasks in your daily work:

  • Effective Meetings
  • Effective Communication beyond Blackberry and iphone
  • Working as a team
  • Virtual /Remote Meetings
  • Telcos, Email, Skype, ….and more
  • Events/Trade-Shows
  • Presenting in front of: customers, management, business partners
  • Relocation / Going Abroad
  • Working with European Business Partners
  • Successful Negotiation
  • Hosting International Guests
  • Business Etiquette
  • Understanding Cross-Cultural Elements (language, society, culture, diversity)
  • Your European Customers

AC3 Topics for Managers

As a manager or supervisor you are making important decisions on a daily basis, centered around those objectives, topics and tasks:

  • Finding, selecting and hiring employees in foreign countries (including effective usage of agencies)
  • Performance Management: Personal Evaluation of employees (planning, preparation and conducting annual reviews, Ratings/Rankings, ..)
  • Bonus, Salary, Stock Options, ..
  • Performance objectives, metrics and results)
  • Critical Meetings/Difficult Conversations : workforce reduction, job cuts, site closures, termination, social plans, strikes, salary reduction, dissuasion, cost-savings, death, illness ..)
  • Offshore/Nearshore transitions (employees, teams, products, cost reduction, service disruption…)
  • Dealing with Redundancies (incl. Severance programs,…)
  • Change Management across countries…individual communication is key
  • Know-How Transfer across team boundaries
  • Remote Team Management
  • team management /governance : effective regular meetings, conf calls
  • Ethical Leadership across country boundaries
  • Talent management
  • Leading for Results
  • Developing a team score card
  • Sharing best practices
  • Community building
  • Establishing Mentor systems
  • Environment, Health and Security (EHS): different viewpoints across Europe
  • Organisational Updates: Announcing new roles, teams structures to geographically spread team members
  • Dynamic Leadership (Align, Execute, Meet goals)