With the completion of the infrastructure of the 'Nowe Centrum Łodzi', the city is now entering the next stage of its development as a modern international business hub.
During this transformation, preparing the people of Łódź for the challenges that lay ahead must be a top priority as increased skills in foreign languages, global leadership, multicultural project teams and virtual working are key to the city's future success.
'Multicultural Skills in Business' conference 2016 aims to bring together the professionals who can make these changes happen and who can rebuild the city of four cultures into an international business centre able to successfully work with any culture from anywhere in the world.
Conference Multicultural Skills in Business will take place on:
March 9, 2016 at Main Hall IFE, Building A16, ul. Żwirki 36, Łódź.
The International Faculty of Engineering, Łódź University of Technology
For one afternoon only, top experts on international business will be gathering together in Łódź to discuss:
- The latest information on plans for international business development and investment in the Łódź region
- Advice from industry managers and trainers on preparing you and your company for an international future
- Inside tips on day-to-day use of multicultural skills in business
13:00 -15:00 ŁÓDŹ AS A CENTER OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
13:20 People, culture and international companies: The importance of respectful listening in business
Waldemar Olbryk, Managing Director, Enabling Functions, Skanska Polska.
13:40 Foreign investors in the Łódź region
Adam Pustelnik, Director of the Investor Service and International Relations Bureau, Department of the Mayor, The City of Lodz Office.
14:00 The New Centre of Łódź – Public and private investments
Magdalena Kosiada-Sylburska, Head of Development Unit, ECI Łódź.
14:20 International Cooperation in Łódź and the Łódz Region
Przemysław Andrzejak, Chairman, Łodzka Agencja Rozwoju Regionalnego.
14:40 Łódź's hidden intercultural potential
Timothy J. Bridgman, Programme Manager, SZKOLENIA ŁÓDŹ.
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 -17:00 MULTICULTURAL SKILLS AND THE WORKFORCE
15:40 What got you here may not get you there: Insights to help go global
Eileen Gricuk, Executive Director Polish Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Vice President SIETAR Polska, Coach.
16:00 Panel Discussion: Join a group of top Industry professionals for an interactive discussion on the benefits of multicultural skills in business.
Janusz Komorowski - President and CEO, SUM Polska. (Manufacturing)
Iwona Radzikowska - Manager, CERI International. (BPO/SSC)
Adam Bednarek - Associate Dean, Łódź International Studies Academy. (Education)
Michael Dembinski - Chief Advisor, British Polish Chamber of Commerce.
For further information, please contact Ms Anna Chmielewska.
Mobile: (0048) 789 415 060 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
See the full programme at www.szkolenia-lodz.com/MSIB-LODZ-2016
ŁARR - Łódzka Agencja Rozwoju Regionalnego, British Polish Chamber of Commerce, SIETAR.
Prezydent Miasta Łodzi – Hanna Zdanowska
PARP - Polska Agencja Rozwoju Przedsiębiorczości, Outsourcing&More / Outsourcing Portal, Młodzi w Łodzi, Biuro Karier Politechniki Łódzkiej, TVP3 Łódź, Careers in Poland, Instytut Nowych Technologii