With our events, we regularly create inspiring platforms for corporate leaders, executives and experts. Well-known representatives from various fields of knowledge and industries translate their expertise into practical applications for your working world. Come aboard.

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Janice Köser

Manager Academy


Phone: +49 7024 8056 141

Mail: j.koeser@staufen.ag




5 days, 5 plant visits! Company leaders from the Americas have the opportunity to look behind the factory gates of successful companies in Germany as part of a 5-day benchmark tour. Common to all: the continuous search for improvements through lean tools and digital solutions in production areas, resulting in excellent productivity levels. Experience how technology and human capital are successfully aligned. The fully organized tour includes accommodation, on-site transportation, meals, access to our partners’ plants and numerous social program points. Flights to be organized by the participants themselves. Participant places are limited and reserved exclusively for participants from Americas.

Event language: English



Our BestPractice Partner INSTA GmbH provides an insight into the topic of KATA. THE opportunity for you to discuss your projects in an exclusive circle and to test solution approaches. During its many years of Lean Transformation, INSTA has managed to realize a noticeable cultural change in the direction of a excellent improvement organization. A significant part of this was the introduction of the improvement and coaching KATA, which is now running at an above-average level. Not only numerous BestPractice visitors, who could already visit the INSTA plant in Lüdenscheid, certify the success over outstanding feedbacks.

Participation is free of charge. The event takes place in German.

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Best Practice Day

JUNE 25-26, 2024 | Darmstadt

After a great post-pandemic success in 2023, the leading Lean Management Congress in D-ACH – our annual highlight – is entering its 11th year of success. We are right in the middle of one of the biggest transformation processes in economic history, juggling its challenges as well as opportunities. How do we keep our entrepreneurial balance in these times? Here, you’ll find the answers. Note: The event takes place in German.

Trade fairs, congresses and events 2023

November 07-08, 2023 | Berlin

November 10, 2023 | Freiburg

On November 10, 2023, wvib will celebrate the Annual General Meeting at the Konzerthaus Freiburg. Mark the date already today and look forward to great guests and a varied evening program.

November 14-17, 2023 | Munich

Being the world’s leading trade fair for electronics development and production, productronica has many new things to offered to its exhibitors and visitors: World premieres and products, solutions and innovations spanning the entire value chain. Exclusive career opportunities with exciting networking formats. And, as usual, a top-class supporting program with specialist trend topics.

At productronica, the decision-makers and thought leaders of the industry come together—from established key player organizations as well as innovative start-ups. As a visitor, you can establish first-class insider contacts and engage in forward-looking networking. With companies from Germany and abroad.


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Our particular strength lies in actively providing support on site. We don’t just sit back and watch, we lend a hand. After all, many of our consultants have long held management positions in industry. We work closely with you to implement lean methods, track down waste, increase your productivity and improve the quality of your products. And we place our focus on every division and department, from the shop floor to the executive floor.

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About us

Improvement never stops. This applies not only to companies facing problems, but also to organizations that are already excellently positioned. Because even a top market leader still has the potential for further improvements. Those who strive for success must be willing to undergo change. Not just once a year, but daily. Not just at one point, but everywhere. 

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