Sustainable Leadership Training & International Stakeholders Meeting | 19 - 21 September 2017

Cracow, Poland

Driving sustainable change through empowerment and qualification of individual leaders

Organisation

  • The ZNU

    The ZNU – Centre for Sustainable Corporate Leadership is an application-oriented research institute in the Faculty of Economics of the University of Witten/Herdecke. As a sustainability initiative between business and science, we are working with the sustainability leaders of today and tomorrow to make tangible improvements in sustainable corporate management through research, teaching, training and conferences.

  • Bahlsen Group

    Bahlsen Group – The German family enterprise Bahlsen is an international sweet biscuit manufacturer with more than 125 years of experience. Bahlsen is the most successful manufacturer in this market in Germany and with the brands BAHLSEN and LEIBNIZ. Also throughout Europe, Bahlsen is one of the most successful sweet biscuit companies. Bahlsen has joined the initiative as partner and co-organiser of the upcoming events in Cracow.

  • Cracow

    The event is taking place in the historic centre of one of the most beautiful cities of Poland, Cracow in Vienna House Andel’s Cracow. This intensive training is going to be held in English, with the possibility to communicate in German and Polish, if needed. The 3rd day of the training is combined with the International Stakeholder Meeting, during which the training participants will meet further stakeholders in order to work on practical partnerships and projects.

Developing your leadership & innovation potential

Use

Sustainable Leadership Training is a reputable qualification program for an international group of up to twenty decision makers, change leaders and individual managers from across multiple industries. The third day of the training is combined with the International Stakeholder Meeting, which is focused on the practical tools and partnerships towards improved business sustainability in Europe. The aim is to enable the attending stakeholders to better network, collaborate, initiate new projects and form partnerships.

The objectives of the Sustainable Leadership Training:
  • To develop the leadership and innovation capacity of the participants
  • To drive sustainable change in business
The objectives of International Stakeholder Meeting:
  • To initiate new projects and partnerships for improved business sustainability
  • To foster networking and collaboration  

Exchanging with and learning from other leaders in Europe

Content Overview

  1. 1
    Day 1 | 19 September 2017

    Module 1: SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS
    Foundations, tools & best case practices

    Module 2: SUSTAINABLE LEADERSHIP

    Part 1: Developing personal leadership capacity

  2. 2
    Day 2 | 20 September 2017

    Module 2: SUSTAINABLE LEADERSHIP

    Part 2: Putting the participants’ leadership potential into practice

    Module 3: SUSTAINABLE TRANSFORMATION

    Working on practical change projects

  3. 3
    Day 3 | 21 September 2017

    SUSTAINABILITY PARTNERSHIPS
    Towards Improved Business Sustainability in Europe

    An exclusive opportunity for the training participants to join the International Stakeholder Meeting focused on practical tools and partnerships towards improved business sustainability in Europe.

     

Experiencing one of the most beautiful areas of Poland

Locations

Costs

An active participation in all three days of the training is required in order to acquire the ZNU attendance certification.

  • 3 Training days 19 - 21 September 2017
    2.580,00 EURO
  • 2 Training days 19 - 20 September 2017
    1.798,00 EURO
  • Stakeholder Meeting 21 September 2017
    899,00 EURO

Self-organised travel & accommodation costs.

Financial support for participants coming from the Central and Eastern Europe possible!

Speakers

  • Jadwiga Zurad

    Jadwiga Zurad is a leadership coach and a project manager at the ZNU – Centre for Sustainable Corporate Leadership, and a senior business consultant at fjol GmbH. She has been trained as a professional coach by the CTI – Coaching Training Institute. As a sustainability professional she has been working internationally with multinational corporations, entrepreneurs and individual leaders for over 10 years now. She has designed, delivered and moderated numerous training programs and stakeholder processes worldwide. The key areas of Jadwiga Zurad’s expertise are: Coaching, Sustainable Leadership, Sustainable Business & Entrepreneurship, Organisational Learning, Change Management, Training Facilitation, Mindfulness and Systems Thinking

    Dozent 1 von 5
  • Dr. Axel Kölle

    Dr. Axel Kölle is one of the managing leaders of the ZNU – Centre for Sustainable Corporate Leadership (since 2009) and the consultancy company fjol GmbH that he founded together with Dr. Christian Geßner in 2011. He has been active as a thought leader, manager and a trainer in the area of Sustainable Business, Management Training, Business Consultancy, as well as Research and Education at the Witten/Herdecke University for many years. The key areas of expertise of Dr. Kölle are Sustainable Business, Strategy Development, Environmental Management, Risk Management and Controlling. As a trainer of „Sustainability Manager Food”, which is one of the key training schemes of the ZNU, in the recent years he has trained over 250 sustainability managers in Germany.

    Dozent 2 von 5
  • Dr. Christian Geßner

    Dr. Christian Geßner is one of the managing leaders of the ZNU – Centre for Sustainable Corporate Leadership (since 2009) and the consultancy company fjol GmbH that he founded together with Dr. Axel Kölle in 2011. He has been a renowned expert, manager and a trainer in the area of Sustainable Business, Strategy Development, Business Consultancy, as well as Research and Education at the Faculty of Economics of the Witten/Herdecke University for many years. The key areas of Dr. Geßner’s expertise are Sustainable Leadership, Sustainability Assessment and Reporting, Sustainability Strategies, Personal Development and Management Training.

    Dozent 3 von 5
  • Kristin Buro

    Kristin Buro has been working at Bahlsen GmbH & Co. KG for over 10 years. She started her career as a Paralegal and afterwards studied Business Administration. Her sound knowledge and years of experience in Controlling, Organizational Development, Marketing and Sales, enable her to systematically approach and manage the Business Sustainability of Bahlsen. As Manager Corporate Development/Sustainability Kristin Buro is driving the international Sustainability agenda of the Bahlsen Group.

    Dozent 4 von 5
  • Hans-Günter Trockels

    As a trained industrial management assistant and experienced industrial baker Hans-Günter Trockels started his career with Kuchenmeister in the early 1980´s. He took responsibility of the Export at Kuchenmeister. In 1995, Hans-Günter Trockels took over the management of the company. As Vice President of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Arnsberg and member of advisory board in various companies, Hans-Günter Trockels often acts as a source of ideas and innovation. His know-how in the field of robotic development has resulted in many new constructions at Kuchenmeister, which are also used in other companies. Hans-Günter Trockels is a member of the Advisory Board of the ZNU-Network of producers and retailers, for more sustainable corporare leadership in the food industry.

    Dozent 5 von 5

Register until 20 August 2017!

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | 20 August 2017*

Places are limited so please don’t wait until the last day!

If you have any particular dietary requirements or require additional assistance, please contact: znu@uni-wh.de

*The registration may be closed before the 20th of August if all the places are booked before that date. Then we will be able to put you on a waiting list.

As for now there are still some last places left.  You can save your place today!

Book your accommodation in Cracow!

  • Andel's by Vienna House in Cracow

    Andel‘s by Vienna House Cracow
    PL 31-154 Cracow, Poland
    ul. Pawia 3
    Tel.: + 48 12 66 00 240
    Fax: + 48 12 66 00 001

    Discounted prices available  for the event’s participants:

    518,00 PLN gross/night for a Standard Single Room with a buffet breakfast
    660,00 PLN gross/night for a Superior Single Room with a buffet breakfast

     

    In order to guarantee the reservation please fill in Reservation form and send it to aleksandra.modestowicz@viennahouse.com till 15th July, 2017.

    Hotel 1 of 3
  • Holiday Inn Cracow City Centre

    Holiday Inn

    Wielopole 4

    31-072 Kraków, Polen

    Discounted prices available  for the event’s participants:

    500,00 PLN gross/night for a Standard Single Room
    570,00 PLN gross/night for a Superior Single Room

     

    In order to guarantee the reservation please fill in Reservation form and send it to reservation@hik.krakow.pl till 15th July, 2017.

    Hotel 2 of 3
  • Puro Hotel Cracow City Centre

    Puro Hotel Cracow City Centre
    Ogrodowa 4
    31-155 Kraków, Poland
    ​Telefon: +48 12 31 42 100
    Fax: +48 12 31 42 200

    Discounted prices available  for the event’s participants:

    500,00 PLN gross/night for a Standard Single Room with breakfast
    550,00 PLN gross/night for a Superior Single Room

     

    In order to guarantee the reservation please send it to krakow@purohotel.pl with Reservationcode „bahlsen“ till 15th July, 2017.

    Hotel 3 of 3

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Tel.: +49 (0) 2302 926-545

E-Mail: znu@uni-wh.de