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Lecture series "The resilient company“

How do companies remain stable and resilient even in challenging times? We will take you on a journey into the world of inspiring impulses and impressive practical reports from companies that are already successfully embracing change. From agile organizational forms to digitalization, a strong (innovation) culture to business model disruption - everything about the resilient company.

This series of lectures is especially aimed at managing directors and is the main topic on day 2 of the Mittelstandsforum 2021. It is hosted by Allfoye.
  • Location

    Frankfurt am Main and online

  • Start

    November 25, 2021, 10:00 a.m.

  • End

    November 25, 2021, 5:00 pm

Lectures

  • The resilient enterprise. Crisis-proof, resilient and proactive. Results from 50 in-depth interviews.
    DR. THOMAS M. FISCHER, CEO & FOUNDER, ALLFOYE MANAGEMENTBERATUNG GMBH

    Resilience refers to the psychological resilience with which people cope particularly well with challenging situations, often even emerging from them stronger. The pandemic was a massive crisis. Some companies weathered it much better than others - what is their recipe for success? We systematically investigated the reasons for this and came up with some surprising findings.

  • The beginning of a new era at FASTENRATH. Impulses for more sustainability from practical experience.
    UWE BLÜMEL, CFO AT FASTENRATH BEFESTIGUNGSTECHNIK GMBH
    ANDREAS JACKEL, MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT, ALLFOYE MANAGEMENTBERATUNG GMBH

    Introducing S/4HANA - that's how the transformation started at FASTENRATH. No one could have imagined the profound change that would result 2.5 years later. Uwe Blümel (CFO at FASTENRATH) and Andreas Jackel (Management Consultant at Allfoye) summarize how the company has made itself fit for the future, not only digitally but also culturally.

  • From metal builder to provider of sustainable mobility solutions: a new business model based on IoT.
    KLAUS PICHLBAUER, CEO, INNOVAMETALL STAHL- & METALLBAU GMBH
    ANDREAS OYRER, MANAGING DIRECTOR, CDE ENGINEERING

    INNOVAMETALL had no experience in IoT, but a clear, powerful vision that was implemented: An intelligent, networked and flexibly expandable solution that allows customers to access services & benefits related to mobility via a portal. A presentation about an innovative, challenging project that is continuously evolving and growing through the integration of third-party services.

  • Agility in a traditional environment - just chaos? How to avoid typical pitfalls when introducing agile methods and organizational forms.
    ANJA FAILER, DIRECTOR, ALLFOYE MANAGEMENTBERATUNG GMBH

    Successful companies are capable of change and adapt quickly to new market conditions. The keyword "agility" is often mentioned in this context - at the same time it is associated with chaos in many places. Do you know this or would you like to avoid such a scenario? In this presentation, you will receive important impulses for the effective introduction of an agile framework.

  • Create a startup environment in the company: Setting up an "internal" innovation lab using WAREMA Renkhoff SE as an example.
    STEFFEN KONRAD, CIO & CFO & PATRON RETHINK55, WAREMA RENKHOFF SE
    PETER KNEIP, HEAD OF RETHINK55, WAREMA RENKHOFF SE
    MICHAEL SINSS, SENIOR EXECUTIVE, ALLFOYE MANAGEMENTBERATUNG GMBH

    How does a medium-sized company succeed in creating sustainable innovations that consciously go beyond new products and processes? WAREMA Renkhoff SE has created "REthink55", a space to systematically test and develop new business models. Michael Sinß talks to Steffen Konrad and Peter Kneip about the company's own "startup culture" and the challenges and experiences in setting up and expanding the lab.

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Imagine Mittelstandsforum 2021

The Mittelstandsforum offers impulses, concrete solutions and practical reports on digitization in small and medium-sized businesses. More practice-oriented and comprehensive than any other event.