New: Free Benchmarking Webinars With Prof. Dr. Matthias Schmieder

Companies which want to improve their market position, set off first is September 2011 without fee of offered webinars of benchmarking Centre Europe. Speaker Prof. Dr. Matthias Schmieder conveys how is by using the increasingly popular benchmarking the competitiveness of companies can be increased. Area-specific Benchmarkingkompetenzen are offered in addition to basic webinars. Decision makers, who want to learn how they reliably determine the strengths and weaknesses of your business or area of responsibility and can effectively exploit potential for improvement, the webinar series with benchmarking, carried out from September 2011 the benchmarking Center Europe aimed at the world class”. Webinar series is to kick off the event on September 15, 2011.

The speaker, Prof. Dr. Matthias Schmieder, who will manage also the other Webinars, indicates that conditions under which companies benefit from comparative analyses and optimally exploit efficiency potential and productivity as they. The subsequent benchmarking webinars are area-specific and deal with the supply chain planning (October 13, 2011), purchasing and logistics (October 27, 2011), production (November 10, 2011), marketing and sales (November 24, 2011), information technology (December 15, 2011), human management (January 12, 2012) and financial management (January 20, 2012) resource. Free participation interested, who wish to participate in one or more of this benchmarking webinars, must first log on to the website of the Organizer ( The webinars are interactive, so that questions can be asked the speakers and can be discussed with other participants. The events begin on the dates mentioned at 4: 00 and last approximately 45 minutes. The participation is free of charge.

More information under: Tel.: 0221-86053 16 competence and experience founder and Director of the benchmarking Centre Europe (BCE), which is affiliated with the INeKO Institute at the University of Cologne is Prof. Dr. Matthias Schmieder. The Cologne Economist has many years of experience as a business leader in the management of companies and as a consultant in TQM -, lean and Six Sigma projects. All members of his Advisory Team previously worked as managers and excellent know in particular as regards business process, supply chain, as well as program and project management. The cooperation partners of the BCE, the American productivity and quality Center (APQC), founded in 1977 by the members as a non-profit organization, is the leading organization for performance benchmarks, best practices, process improvement and knowledge management. APQC process classification framework (PCF) the first, open standards-based set of rules, which provides a benchmark for the respective performance in key areas such as financial management, customer service, IT, sales effectiveness, marketing and supply chain is divided according to individual industries. Contact and information benchmarking Centre Europe Prof. Dr. Matthias Schmieder Gottfried-Hagen-str. 60 62 D – 50825 London phone: + 49 221 86053 16 fax: + 49 221 86053 29 press contact: Dr. Gestmann & partner PR Colmantstr. 39 53115 Bonn Tel.: 0228-966-998-54 fax: 0228-966-998-56