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Status of the eInvoice for Machinery and Plant Engineering 2019
With EU Directive 2014/55 on electronic invoicing for public contracts, a European standard was created which was very late adopted into national law in Germany. Companies in the mechanical and plant engineering sector will also have to comply with this in future if they supply the public sector.
Successful marketing of digital offers
Guide to the Commercialization of Digital Products and Services
Salary Study
The VDMA salary study will be updated in 2019! Participate in the survey and get the results for free!
Marketing controlling between effectiveness, efficiency and customer satisfaction
Since today's marketing managers increasingly have to justify themselves to their management for marketing expenses, the VDMA takes this opportunity to bundle its experiences from membership and to formulate 3 action categories of marketing controlling.
Fit for Quality
Do you want to know how good your quality management is compared to the best in the industry? Then use the results of the "Fit for Quality" evaluation of the VDMA-Benchmarks Quality Management! In this approach we have identified 22 success factors that have a direct impact on the effectiveness of your quality management.
New rules for auditing integrated management systems
Today, companies integrate different management system requirements into one management system. So far, it has only been possible to audit and certify an integrated management system to a limited extent. With the revision of the Mandatory Documents (MD) 11 of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), initiated by the VDMA Working Group Quality & Management, this is now possible.
Innovation and quality - a contradiction?
With innovation and quality two different basic understandings collide, which stand in a certain tension relation to each other in the company. Both are important success factors that start in different phases.
Future sales: increasing customer benefit
If in the future sales success is based on the faster recognition of customer benefits, then sales must not only be equipped with new technologies, it has to be changed by cultural and organizational aspects
Product management between efficiency and complexity
The triad between market intelligence, product development and product life cycle
Investments in Industry 4.0 - it pays off!
What investments and current costs can be expected for digitisation projects? Which tangible and quantifiable benefit shows whether, how and when this investment will promise the greatest benefit for the company?
Checklist and text modules for business reports
Companies prepare annual reports voluntarily or according to legal requirements. Although the requirements for this are not strictly regulated, the content should meet the requirements. To support its member companies, the VDMA has provided two tools: the checklist for completeness and text modules.
Management evaluation - an unpopular compulsory exercise
The management evaluation evaluates the management system and its rules and not the achievement of objectives. It helps the management to evaluate whether the system is suitable to support the individual goals of the organization.
Coaching: Strong employees for a strong company
In addition to improving leadership, there are other important reasons for discovering coaching more strongly as an instrument for the further development of SMEs. With this point of view we want to bring coaching closer and clarify it.
Company succession with focus on coaching
Entrepreneurs are decisive people. Self-employment requires strategic vision and rapid, flexible actions in day-to-day business in order to be successful in the long term. Life experience, creativity and technical and commercial know-how are the most valuable management tools for a business leader. When it comes to generational succession, however, decision-makers often reach their emotional limits.
VDMA-Study “Leadership and Innovation in Times of Digitalization”
A good 71 percent of the companies see digitization as one of the central strategic priorities, but only 27 percent of the companies are satisfied with the current status of digitization activities - almost 25 percent even see considerable need for improvement.
Tue. 26.03.2019  09:00 - 13:00 hrs.
Hotel Marriott München
Am 26. März 2019 findet die Veranstaltung "Die D-A-CH Region - Europas starke Mitte" im Hotel Marriot in München statt.
Tue. 26.03.2019  10:00 - 17:00 hrs.
Wie Ihr Unternehmen z.B. für 'fremde' Maschinen zum Hersteller werden kann und es möglich ist, dass sich die Kunden für Gebrauchtmaschinen eine 'neue' Gewährleistung erschleichen, das ist dem auslösenden Vertriebs- oder Servicemitarbeiter zumeist nicht bewusst.
Tue. 26.03.2019  10:00 - 16:00 hrs.
VDMA, Raum 5
WG OPC UA Compressed air technology - Meeting at 26.03.2019
Tue. 26.03.2019 - Wed. 27.03.2019  10:30 - 17:00 hrs.
Business Campus, Parkring 6, 85748 Garching
Einführung - Berechnung - Anwendung
Investitionsrechner 4.0
Frau Illner gibt einen kurzen Überblick über die Anwendungsgebiete und den Nutzen des VDMA-Investitionsrechner 4.0
Surcharge on wage-related costs 2019
The calculation schema for wage-related costs is a model calculation for determining the imputed overhead for direct and indirect wage-dependent costs.
Einschätzung zur Kostenentwicklung 2019
Die jährliche Einschätzung des VDMA zur Kostenentwicklung auf den Beschaffungsmärkten und in den Bereichen Personal- und Sonstige Kosten liegt jetzt für das Jahr 2019 vor.
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