INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY
WEEK
October 7-11, 2019
Czech Republic
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About the International Productivity Week
International Productivity Week is a multifunctional platform created for studying the best international practices and experiences in the field of labor productivity enhancement, lean management, intelligent production systems creation and human capital development. It also allows participants to get acquainted with leading technological advances, including Industry 4.0, in real production conditions.

More than three hundred managers of enterprises and organizations from Europe, Russia and CIS countries are planning to participate in the International Productivity Week 2019.

International Productivity Week will provide participants with a unique opportunity to exchange and multiply the best practices, creating space for a professional discussion and partnership. It will also allow companies to demonstrate their production and intellectual potentials on the international market.

Where

Czech Republic

When

October 7-11, 2019

Official partners

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12.07.2019
The ABB company has become the gemba-partner

ABB will hold a gemba-based workshop, which will be directed on the value stream management, at their factory on October 9 in Brno.

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12.07.2019
Czech Management Association has decided to provide support

Czech Management Association (Česká manažerská asociace) has decided to provide support for the International Productivity Week 2019.

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Benchmark Conference “Productivity 4.0. Best practices”
October 7-9, 2019, Prague
Benchmark Conference “Productivity 4.0. Best practices”

The goal of the congress is to encourage the participants to brainstorm about lean manufacturing methods, enhancement of labor productivity, implementing innovations, human capital management, improving the overall quality of life and sustainable regional development.

The attending speakers of the conference come from all over the world, including Germany, Czech Republic, Sweden, Russia, USA, Slovakia and Japan. The speakers will share their professional experiences in the field of increasing the operational efficiency and labor productivity at their respective enterprises and companies.

Benchmark visits to different enterprises, including Toyota, Alfmeier, Volkswagen, Amazon and Škoda in order to learn about the best current practices in lean management and productivity.

“Transformation” projects competition
October 7-9, Prague
“Transformation” projects competition

The purpose of this competition is to establish and scale the best practices for increasing labor productivity along with encouraging creativity in building the future production systems, developing human capital and ensuring sustainable development.

The competition is held in the format of a poster session and a presentation.

Competition nominations:

Kaizen Project Competition of corporate projects dedicated to productivity and operational efficiency enhancement.

Kaizen Team Competition of programs on training and personnel involvement in the continuous improvement of the company.

Human Capital Competition of projects in the sphere of popularization of technical education, children and youth’s technical creativity programs, the Industrial Tour, educational technology parks and museums.

A championship between MBA teams and corporate participants – “Operational Excellence”
October 8, 2019, Prague
A championship between MBA teams and corporate participants - “Operational Excellence”

The “Operational Excellence” team championship consists of 3 stages: simulation game, case solving and the leaders duel.

The aim of the championship is to add to the knowledge and expertise of the participants, facilitate sharing and exchanging best experiences and practices in the field of lean management and operational excellence in the various sectors of economy and municipal and state administration.

This international competition of teams will help discover the leaders and experts of lean management among companies, organizations and MBA schools. It will also strengthen the image of the participating organizations internationally.

Benchmark internships «Labor productivity and operational efficiency. Best practices” for the corporate teams and the MBA students
October 6-12, 2019 Prague, Brno, Plzen and etc.
Benchmark internships «Labor productivity and operational efficiency. Best practices” for the corporate teams and the MBA students
As part of the corporate internship, the group will participate in the “Productivity 4.0. Best practices” benchmark conference and attend Gemba-based workshops at 4 different enterprises
October 7-9, 2019, Prague
Benchmark Conference “Productivity 4.0. Best practices”

The goal of the congress is to encourage the participants to brainstorm about lean manufacturing methods, enhancement of labor productivity, implementing innovations, human capital management, improving the overall quality of life and sustainable regional development.

The attending speakers of the conference come from all over the world, including Germany, Czech Republic, Sweden, Russia, USA, Slovakia and Japan. The speakers will share their professional experiences in the field of increasing the operational efficiency and labor productivity at their respective enterprises and companies.

Benchmark visits to different enterprises, including Toyota, Alfmeier, Volkswagen, Amazon and Škoda in order to learn about the best current practices in lean management and productivity.

October 7-9, Prague
“Transformation” projects competition

The purpose of this competition is to establish and scale the best practices for increasing labor productivity along with encouraging creativity in building the future production systems, developing human capital and ensuring sustainable development.

The competition is held in the format of a poster session and a presentation.

Competition nominations:

Kaizen Project Competition of corporate projects dedicated to productivity and operational efficiency enhancement.

Kaizen Team Competition of programs on training and personnel involvement in the continuous improvement of the company.

Human Capital Competition of projects in the sphere of popularization of technical education, children and youth’s technical creativity programs, the Industrial Tour, educational technology parks and museums.

October 8, 2019, Prague
A championship between MBA teams and corporate participants - “Operational Excellence”

The “Operational Excellence” team championship consists of 3 stages: simulation game, case solving and the leaders duel.

The aim of the championship is to add to the knowledge and expertise of the participants, facilitate sharing and exchanging best experiences and practices in the field of lean management and operational excellence in the various sectors of economy and municipal and state administration.

This international competition of teams will help discover the leaders and experts of lean management among companies, organizations and MBA schools. It will also strengthen the image of the participating organizations internationally.

October 6-12, 2019 Prague, Brno, Plzen and etc.
Benchmark internships «Labor productivity and operational efficiency. Best practices” for the corporate teams and the MBA students
As part of the corporate internship, the group will participate in the “Productivity 4.0. Best practices” benchmark conference and attend Gemba-based workshops at 4 different enterprises
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10
Networking Party photobank
100
Best practices
20
Events
300
Participants

Schedule

October, 7
2019-10-07
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Panorama
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October, 8
2019-10-08
All
Panorama
Zoom
All
Panorama
Zoom
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Panorama
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08:30
Registration of Participants
09:00
First Plenary Session. Productivity 4.0 From a Production System to General Lean Governance and Sustainable Development.
IPW Official Opening Ceremony.
World Class Manufacturing. The Path to WCM, A Potentially Effective System – A Vision of the Future.
Jan Kovács, WCM koordinátor, LIBERTY OSTRAVA
Humans, Machines, Numbers. The Potential of Digitalization and New Organizational Models for Increasing Productivity.
Speaker TBC. National Centre for Industry 4.0
Global Competitiveness and Productivity.
Coffee Break
Dynamic Production System – Never Trust Averages.
Ralph Richter, Expert of Bosch Production Systems
Digital Transformation in Industrial Companies. First Steps and Advanced Solutions.
Michal Kutil, CEO, Plantyst, Czech Republic
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
Project Poster Fair
13:30
Benchmark Session. Best Practice, First Hand.
Alfmeier. Industrial Logistics Optimization as the Foundation for Lean Manufacturing Implementation in a Traditional Company.
Ota Koukolík, Head of the lean and process development department Alfmeier
Increasing Operational Performance in Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company Processing Plant.
Alexandr Lisoy, Kola Mining and Metallurgical Plant, Norilsk Nickel, Vice CEO. Russia
ABB. Best Practice of Performance Management by Involving Human Resources.
Tomáš Pelc, Production Manager. Sweden, Czech Republic
A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step. A Pilot Project in a Decentralized Manufacturing Company.
Oleg Zakharov, Operational Performance Manager, Kazchrome Transnational Company, ERG, Kazakhstan
Coffee Break
Lessons in Resistance. Deployment of Operational Perfection Program During Large Scale Transformation of the Company.
Speaker TBC. ZSE E-on Slovakia, Germany
Competency Matrix for In-House Experts. Corporate Experience.
Ruslan Ibragimov, Senior Manager, Severstal Management Business System
An Overview of Lean Project Management Practices in the Czech Republic. General Picture and Details.
Marcel Pavelka, API Director
Summary of Day 1.
18:30
Networking Party.
08:30
Project Poster Fair
09:00
Second Plenary Session. Human Capital during Industry 4.0
Global Changes in the Nature of Labour, Transformation of Competencies and Management Paradigms.
Veronika Denisova, Director, International Productivity Academy, Czech Republic
Quality Management by Strengthening Competencies. Know-How from Quality Managers.
Škoda Speaker TBC. Czech Republic
Pursuit of Success with a Human Face. How Building a Human Company Helped the Economy and Spreading Lean Production in Society.
Leoš Jiřele, Chairman of SOLEA CZ Manufacturing Cooperative (Czech Republic)
The Individual of the Future. Creating Human Capital for Industry 4.0 with a System of Interactive Engineering Technical Centres.
Kateřina Chábová, Executive Director, Czech Association of Science Centres Czech Republic
Coffee Break
Methodology. Demonstration-Based Practice of Teaching, Consulting and Projects.
Developing a Leader. “Nornickel Leaders” Project.
Olga Solodova, Head of Norilsk Nickel Projects. Russia
Cutting the Sea of Resistance: Corporate Format of Teaching Transformation.
Anna Yakovleva, Deputy Head of Corporate System Development, JSC United Engine Corporation (JSC UEC).
Training for Industry 4.0. A Revolutionary Approach to Improving Performance by Training.
Philippe Skerik, Head of FESTO Didactic Division, Germany.
Expectations and Reality. Three Main Actors in the Lean Implementation Process.
Katarina Andreeva, Director for LEAN Technologies Corporate Project Office AK BARS BANK, Russia
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
Third Plenary Session. The Future
Innovative technology of design™ from the best world corporations.
Dr. Sergei Ikovenko, Primary Innovation Instructor of General Electric Global, USA
Presentation of Winners.
Coffee Break
Quo Vadis, Management?
Pavel Kafka, President, Czech Management Associaton
Official Closing Ceremony. Award Ceremony for Winners of the Competition and the Championship.
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«Productivity 4.0. Best practices» benchmark conference venue

Registration

The cost of each package includes all events, group transfers and meals according to the program. Upon registration, each participant will receive a special offer from the MICE partners regarding the hotel accommodation costs.

SMART

700 EUR

Participation in all events of the benchmark conference

GEMBA

1 000 EUR

Participation in all events of the benchmark conference
Access to the IPW 2019 electronic library

NETWORKING PARTY

100 EUR

Evening program&foto
Simultaneous translation (English/Czech/ Russian)

TRANSFORMATION

300 EUR

Price for one nomination.

EXTERNAL TRANSFORMATION

100 EUR

External attendance within ≪Transformation≫ projects competition

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

1500 EUR

≪Operational excellence≫ championship between MBA teams and corporate participants. Price for one team.

International Productivity Week organizer

International Productivity Academy creates a fundamentally novel intellectual environment, that provides a unique opportunity for acquiring the best experiences and conducting research in management, engineering psychology and ergonomics.

Since 2007, the company has been actively cooperating with various enterprises in Czech Republic, Germany, France, Switzerland, and Russia, working closely on educational benchmark programs, research and project work.

The ideology of the International Productivity Academy is centered on improving the productivity and economic efficiency of companies, achieving a high quality of life and contributing to a dynamic development of human potential.

International Productivity Week co-organizer

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