Brussels - ECG, the Association of European Vehicles Logistics, announces the extension of its education arm to include a new specialist course on Negotiation Management. This new course further reinforces ECG’s commitment to education & training, and complements its successful ECG Academy, in existence since 2006.
Speaking to a record - breaking 280 delegates at the ECG annual conference on 19/20th October in Brussels, ECG President Wolfgang Göbel launched the new course which will be run i n partnership with the Negotiation Academy Potsdam (NAP).
The two-day Negotiation Management courses will be held two or three times per year in the historic town of Potsdam, outside Berlin, and is open to all those interested in developing their skills and negotiation performance. ECG has been active in the field of education since 2006. In co-operation with KPMG Education, ECG operates the only existing Academy for higher education tailored and wholly dedicated to Finished Vehicle Logistics.
Last week also saw the launch of Course 12 of the ECG Academy which enjoyed a record level of enrolment: 23 students from 11 countries commence d the first module and hope to graduate with a Certificate of Automobile Logistics Management in May 2018. The longevity and continued success of this training course is a source of great satisfaction to ECG. The automotive industry is one of the most professional in the world and requires trained and qualified individuals to maintain this reputation: “Investment in people, especially future leaders, cannot be underestimated. We’re playing a key role in supporting this investment.” say from ECG.
The association is the established platform for the automotive logistics sector bringing together logistics service providers, manufacturer logistics managers and suppliers to the sector.
ECG aims to facilitate non-commercial collaboration between member companies and assist them in sharing best practices in many operational areas, especially the harmonisation of operational standards. ECG i s also committed to education and training as one of its core objectives. ECG’s Annual Conference entitled “Digital revolutions in political turmoil” was held on 19th/20th October at the Tangla Hotel in Brussels, Belgium. It remains the largest gathering of professionals from the finished vehicle logistics industry anywhere in Europe. This year’s attendance figure of over 280 delegates broke all previous records, as did the number of car manufacturers participating. Keynote speaker was Alina-Stefania Ujupan, Member of the Cabinet of Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society.