Bossard's practical training certified by École des Ponts Business SchoolSeptember 13, 2023
- Investing in employees to deliver exceptional customer value: Bossard collaborates with École des Ponts Business School on Key Account Management (KAD) Certificate.
- Graduates earn 21 ECTS credits and have the opportunity to pursue a master’s degree.
- The success of the program is reflected in the performance of the Key Account Development teams, which achieve significant increases in customer satisfaction, retention and loyalty.
The Bossard Group, a leading strategic partner for industrial fastening and assembly technology solutions, is proud to announce its partnership with École des Ponts Business School in Paris for its Key Account Development (KAD) program. This collaboration signals Bossard’s commitment to empowering its employees and enhancing its customer relationships through continuous professional development.
The KAD program is a sales leadership development training that has been successfully running for seven years. Over this period, more than 100 Bossard employees from around the world have benefited from this comprehensive program. By completing the KAD program, employees have not only enhanced their personal development but also contributed significantly to Bossard’s business goals.
A recognized certificate program
“The partnership with École des Ponts Business School shows that we continue our successful path of adding value to our employees as well as to our business. We are very proud of what our colleagues have achieved so far through the KAD program and will continue this successful journey,” says Henryk Filak, Program Director Global Key Account Development Group Sales & Marketing.
Through the collaboration with École des Ponts Business School, the Bossard KAD program is taking a significant step forward. It has been approved as an École des Ponts academic program, offering future graduates an official and globally recognized business school certificate earning 21 ECTS credits. This certificate opens doors for further growth and development, providing graduates with the opportunity to pursue a master’s degree in the future. The two-year KAD program comprises three modules that focus on intercultural teamwork, leadership and value-creation training. The sessions are conducted both online and face-to-face at various locations worldwide. The current cohort of 24 participants is set to graduate in early 2025.
Driving sustainable growth through value creation
Cédric Roesler, Program Director at École des Ponts Business School, expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “We are thrilled to partner with Bossard on their Key Account Development program. This collaboration exemplifies our commitment to delivering tailor-made programs that address the specific needs of organizations and empower their employees. By combining our expertise with Bossard’s dedication to customer value, we aim to equip participants with the skills and knowledge to excel in key account management and drive sustainable results.”
Bossard’s KAD program aims to strengthen the relationship between Bossard and its key customers by gaining a deeper understanding of their specific needs, goals and challenges. This understanding allows Bossard to develop customized solutions that meet their requirements effectively. The program ultimately leads to sales growth through the development of essential skills, competencies and the opportunity to build a global network. The success of the program is reflected in the performance of the Key Account Development teams, which achieve significant increases in customer satisfaction, retention and loyalty. Bossard’s commitment to employee development and customer value is further exemplified through its collaboration with École des Ponts Business School.
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The Bossard Group is a leading strategic partner for industrial fastening and assembly technology solutions to OEM customers globally with proven expertise in engineering and logistic services.
Bossard was founded in Zug in 1831. Today local and multinational companies count on Bossard’s expertise to increase their productivity – with success. Bossard calls this concept, which is also a promise to its customers Proven Productivity. This includes, among other things, optimizing processes and reducing inventories to increase the efficiency and productivity sustainably. In addition, Bossard is considered a pioneer in developing intelligent production facilities in line with Industry 4.0.
With 2,925 employees at 82 locations in 32 countries throughout the world, the Bossard Group generated CHF 1,153.8 million in sales in the financial year 2022. Bossard is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.
About École des Ponts Business School
For over 30 years, École des Ponts Business School has been assisting companies and executives in their transformation. The school stands out by inviting professors from top universities worldwide, offering fresh perspectives on various disciplines.
With MBA and DBA programs offered in Paris, Casablanca, Shanghai and Beijing, the school’s diversity and pioneering spirit have built its reputation. Internationally accredited by AMBA, École des Ponts Business School upholds the high standards of its mother school, École des Ponts ParisTech.
The school’s research is organized into five centers dedicated to improving companies’ performance, innovation capabilities and their impact on the environment. The aim of the school has always been to promote global exchanges, build bridges and reveal potential, creating a network of experts, entrepreneurs and decision-makers who strive to make a better world.