The Sika Business School offers programs in the areas of management development and talent development. In 2015, the school ran 12 courses for junior managers. Sika continued its partnership with the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne (Switzerland). Amongst other things, over 120 senior managers took part in atraining course on leadership and strategy.
The Sika Business School also places particular emphasis on the area of sales and marketing, offering numerous courses to develop the sales force. Furthermore, many training courses on Sika products and their applications take place at local and regional level. The company‘s expertise in advising customers is thus fostered worldwide.
Pillars of Training Program
- Development Sika Sales Force
Supporting the implementation of Sika’s focused growth strategy to a Sales Professional’s work environment one of the core competence.
- Management Development
Further target groups encompass Managers who demonstrate the requisite leadership skills and competencies that drive superior performance in support of the Sika culture.
- Train-the-Trainer Approach
Another crucial structural feature of the Sika Business School is the systematic “Train-the Trainer” approach. The Sika Business Schools offers to employees and to external customers techniques how to quickly convey expertise of experts in Sika’s Business Units. That includes standards on how to develop and conduct trainings.
- Technical Trainings
Four Sika Academies, Contractors Academy, Concrete Academy, Industry Academy and Procurement Academy, transfer knowledge regarding technical information. The customer benefits from hands-on knowledge and from practical and theoretical workshops based on customer cases.
- E-Learning / Individual Learning
All employees may get to know the Sika World on an interactive basis via Intranet.