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News

25.05.2017, Company: MARSH, s.r.o.

CaptivesAtTheCore: The Foundation of a Risk Financing Strategy

This marks the 10th year that we have published an in-depth captive report. Today, global economic and political uncertainty is on the rise, and disruption from technology innovation is growing exponentially, exposing organizations to unfamiliar and sometimes unquantifiable risks. In parallel with these macro trends, more companies than ever see captive utilization as being at the core of innovative risk management strategies.  

25.05.2017, Company: Deloitte

Deloitte And McLaren Join Forces To Build Data-Driven Business Products

The future in business is digital, and it is also collaborative. If it does indeed, require a new kind of leadership — as previously explored here on Forbes - perhaps it is through new partnerships. McLaren Applied Technologies, the advanced technology, innovation and design company, and Deloitte, the business advisory firm, today announced the launch of just such a new partnership: a collaboration to build data-driven business products.

Tags: IT | Business Development |

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25.05.2017, Company: SAP Services, s.r.o.

Collaboration Tech Development Rests On Community-Enabled Innovation

The most recent findings of Gallup’s 2017 “State of the American Workplace” report opened my eyes to a potential opportunity for IT developers. A dramatic shift in the workforce, once viewed as a threat to the IT function, is now an open invitation for developers to flex their innovation muscle and add value to the employee experience.

Tags: IT | Human Resources |

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25.05.2017, Company: Československá obchodní banka, a.s.

ČSOB won the Via Bona Award for Good Business

This year's Via Bona Award has become a symbolic celebration of twenty years of Czech philanthropy. The Via Foundation awards those who help others and are trying to change their surroundings and society for the better already for two decades. During that time, 123 philanthropic stories were awarded. Expert committee has chosen 20 projects and divided them into 4 categories, and the public then voted for the most interesting. The bank received the main prize within the "Good Firm category" for its long-term social responsibility. ČSOB supports, for example, education, professionalism of non-profit organizations and various public benefit projects.

Tags: CSR | Finance |

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25.05.2017, Company: PASSERINVEST GROUP, a.s.

MONETA Money Bank moving into a newly-reconstructed building in BB Centrum

MONETA Money Bank and PASSERINVEST Group have signed an agreement for the long-term rental of Building A with a total area of 21 500 m2 in Prague’s BB Centrum. MONETA will be moving into the building, which is currently undergoing complete reconstruction, in the middle of next year, thereby getting new, modern and larger spaces for its further development.

Tags: Real Estate |

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24.05.2017, Company: RENOMIA, a. s.

RENOMIA Wins Its Third Insurance Broker of the Year Award, Jiřina Nepalová Recognized as Personality of the Insurance Market

RENOMIA, the largest insurance brokerage founded in Central and Eastern Europe, triumphs at the Insurance Broker of the Year Award 2016. Jiřina Nepalová, CEO RENOMIA, received the honorary award for the Personality of the Insurance Market for her extraordinary contribution to the development of the Czech insurance industry.

Tags: Awards & Achievements | Finance |

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Event calendar

Member event

CERGE-EI Graduation Gala 2017

27.05.2017 , Politických vězňů 7, Prague 1

CERGE-EI Graduation Gala - a fabulous evening in the center of Prague. This year in the splendid atmosphere of the First Czechoslovak Republic! Special guest: Prof. Jeffrey Sachs

Member event

Course creativity For advanced students

31.05.2017 , Jungmannova 3, Praha 1, 11000 Praha

The Latin Art Gallery is a pleasant environment where you could create with friends or with new companion.

Member event

Lean Six Sigma: Yellow Belt

2.06.2017 , address to be confirmed

Lean and Six Sigma 

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Prague

30.05.2017, Mandarin Oriental, Prague, Nebovidska 459/1

MAY ROMANCE   Get inspired by the most romantic month of the year. Come to our May Workshop and immerse your senses in the magical secrets of aromatherapy and healing effects of the sound.       Date: Tuesday, 30 May 2017       Time: 9am to 12.30pm       Venue: The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Prague       Price: 4,700 CZK per person       Early Bird 4,300 CZK per person (until 23. May 2017)   A    Refreshment will be served during the entire workshop.        For more information and reservations kindly contact our Spa Concierge on 233 088 655.

Lean Improvement Engineer

24.05.2017, Philip Morris ČR a.s., Kutná Hora

Would you like to be responsible for initiation, coordination and control of local and regional driven lean improvement projects? Do you have experience with ensuring alignment of the local approach with the regional one, defining and developing local roadmap, as well as processing stability and improvement of specific KPI’s? ### Philip Morris ČR a.s. is currently looking for newly opened position   Lean Improvement Engineer in Kutná Hora   Main responsibilities and challenges   Initiate, plan, lead and follow up on local improvement projects Organizing regular meetings, controlling related costs and roadmap, in order to ensure the fulfillment of definied objectives Closely cooperate with the other departments within the factory Analyze, monitor and control specific KPIs Ensure that the relevant continuous improvement standards are implemented and respected Identification of gaps, improvement potential and improvement trends Review/ improve currrent processes and practices Ensure internal stakeholders are regularly informed to discuss about plans, results, opportunities, current and anticipated projects Provide guidance by coaching and mentoring to the factory employees to ensure understanding of the continuous improvement model Ensure that EHS aspects are integrated into all activities Participate in identification of training needs and facilitation of trainings   Successfull candidate should meet our criteria   4-5 years of experience as a Lean area or process engineering (change agent) Technical university degree International FMCG or Automotive background preferred Greenbelt, blackbelt, SixSigma, Quality systems is an advantage Fluent English, Czech or Slovak is a must Knowledge of MS Office Willingness to travel abroad and within the country

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