INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY WEEK 2021
20 april – 10 september 2021

2021 WILL BECOME A YEAR OF DEVELOPING STRATEGIC PLANS FOR ADVANCEMENT AND EXPANSION OF IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR MANY COMPANIES

Ambitious goals and bold ideas can only become reality in the hands of competent, united, and motivated teams. In response to the needs of the companies, the Organizing Committee of International Productivity Week IPWeek 2021 has launched the First International Improvement Projects Accelerator.

WHAT IS A PROJECT ACCELERATOR?

IPWeek 2021 Project Accelerator is an intensive training program for corporate teams that are working on improvement projects. The Accelerator aims to improve the projects and implement advanced digital solutions in the company's practice.

GREETINGS FROM THE ACCELERATOR’S PARTNERS

The first Accelerator started on April 20th, welcoming 15 teams, more than 130 participants, as well as speakers and mentors from 5 different countries.

For the first time in the International Productivity Week history, the speakers and experts are applying their knowledge and experience in the roles of mentors and project consultants.

The first Accelerator bootcamp finished on 23rd of April. During the next month, the participating teams will be working through the theoretical materials of the bootcamp, applying what they learn to identify the root causes of problems and to propose solutions. The participants will also work on their teamwork skills and will seek advice and constructive criticism from the mentors and consultants in order to achieve the best results.

The next Accelerator bootcamp will take place from May 18 to May 21 and will be dedicated to studying different analysis methods, and creative problem solving techniques development.

WE THANK ALL THE PARTICIPANTS FOR THEIR ACTIVE ENGAGEMENT AND WE WISH YOU SUCCESS IN PREPARING FOR THE NEXT BOOTCAMP!

Speakers
Alexander Mamontov
Director of Business System Development, Nornickel Polar Division
Olga Ryzhuk
Researcher at the Ural Federal University
Ota Koukolik
Alexey Samoshilov
Director of the "Industrial Service" Business Unit, Digital Industries, Siemens
Veronika Denisova
CEO of International Productivity Academy
Pavel Pashkov
General Director of TechnoNICOL Far East
Tomasz Pelc
ABB
Yuri Sharovatov
expert
Irina Reshetnikova
General Director, Production Systems Development Center
Marat Gafitulin
TRIZ expert
Rimma Denisovets
andChange
Alexander Lisoy
Deputy General Director for Operational Excellence, Kola MMC
Alexei Kurbatov
Business coach, management consultant
Anna Brukhanova
RPS Center
Artem Egorov
Director of the Center for Statistical Technologies LLC
Egor Rybin
Senior Methodology Manager, Nornickel Polar Division
Katarina Andreyeva
Director of Lean Technologies, Ak Bars Bank
Sergey Blynskikh
Head of Project Office, Nornickel Polar Division
Yulia Shurygina
Head of Scientific Center, Homa Group
Alexey Suhanov
Inna Lobtsova
Partner for Strengthening Business Competencies and Development of Trust Culture, Head of Business Development Practice of Chukhno & Partners
Julia Chukhno
Senior Partner, Executive and Business Coach, Chukhno & Partners
Lina Khanevskaya
expert
More speakers
Schedule
April 20
8:00 - 8:30
Accelerator Opening. Procedures and methodology explanation.
8:30 - 9:30
A project-based approach in development of production and business systems.
Alexander Mamontov
Director of Business System Development, Nornickel Polar Division
9:30 - 9:45
Break
9:45 - 10:30
The new opportunities in industry 4.0. An introductory course on digital transformation.
Alexey Samoshilov
Director of the "Industrial Service" Business Unit, Digital Industries, Siemens
10:30 - 11:15
Design thinking. How to shape the future.
Olga Ryzhuk
Researcher at the Ural Federal University
12:15 - 13:45
Pitch sessions (presentations) of the project briefs
13:45 - 14:00
Break
14:00 - 15:00
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
April 21
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule.
8:00 - 9:30
Project management.
Alexey Samoshilov
Director of the "Industrial Service" Business Unit, Digital Industries, Siemens
9:30 - 9:45
Break
9:45 - 11:15
PDCA and DMAIC methodologies for improvement projects. Project passport.
Irina Reshetnikova
General Director, Production Systems Development Center
11:15 - 12:15
Break
12:15 - 13:00
Benchmark projects.
Nornickel program case Part 1. Methodology and teamwork.
Sergey Blynskikh
Head of Project Office, Nornickel Polar Division
Egor Rybin
Senior Methodology Manager, Nornickel Polar Division
13:00 - 13:45
Design Thinking and Conceptual Design.
Olga Ryzhuk
Researcher at the Ural Federal University
13:45 - 14:00
Break
14:00 - 15:00
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
April 22
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
8:00 - 9:30
Problem analysis tools and how to use them to find the root causes of the problem
Irina Reshetnikova
General Director, Production Systems Development Center
9:30 - 9:45
Break
9:45 - 11:15
TRIZ as a science of inventing the future
Marat Gafitulin
TRIZ expert
11:15 - 12:15
Break
12:15 - 13:45
How to organize effective cooperation in a distributed project team?
Yuri Sharovatov
expert
13:45 - 14:00
Break
14:00 - 15:00
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
April 23
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
8:00 - 9:30
Economic feasibility of improvement projects.
Alexei Kurbatov
Business coach, management consultant
9:30 - 9:45
Break
9:45 - 11:15
Project Mentoring. Methodology and practices to achieve the best results.
Collaborative workshop of mentors and teams.
Julia Chukhno
Senior Partner, Executive and Business Coach, Chukhno & Partners
11:15 - 12:15
Break
12:15 - 13:00
Work practices of cross-functional teams of improvement projects. Kola MMC project.
Alexander Lisoy
Deputy General Director for Operational Excellence, Kola MMC
13:00 - 13:45
Summing up the results of the first bootcamp. Goal setting for the intermodule period.
13:45 - 14:00
Break
14:00 - 15:00
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
May 18
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
08:00 - 08:15
Opening of the second bootcamp.
8:15 - 9:00
Pitch session (presentation) of the "Problem root cause search and hypothesis development" phase of the projects. The first group of participants' projects.
9:00 - 9:30
Application practice of the "5+5" TRIZ algorithm
Marat Gafitulin
TRIZ expert
9:30 - 9:45
Break
9:45- 11:15
Application practice of the "5+5" TRIZ algorithm
Marat Gafitulin
TRIZ expert
11:15 - 12:15
Break
12:15 - 12:45
Pitch session (presentation) of the "Problem root cause search and hypothesis development" phase of the projects. The second group of participants' projects.
12:45 - 13:45
Presentations of mentors and experts. Summing up the results of the first part of the project work.
13:45 - 14:00
Break
14:00 - 15:00
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
May 19
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule.
8:00 - 9:30
A roadmap for analytics engineering.
Artem Egorov
Director of the Center for Statistical Technologies LLC
9:30 - 9:45
Break
9:45 - 11:15
The roadmap for analytics engineering.
Artem Egorov
Director of the Center for Statistical Technologies LLC
11:15 - 12:15
Break
12:15 - 13:45
Presentation workshop. How to get the most out of participating in project presentations.
Lina Khanevskaya
expert
13:45 - 14:00
Break
14:00 - 15:00
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
May 20
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
8:00 - 9:30
From hypothesis to solution. Experiment methodology. Benchmark projects.
Pavel Pashkov
General Director of TechnoNICOL Far East
Yulia Shurygina
Head of Scientific Center, Homa Group
9:30 - 9:45
Break
9:45 - 11:15
Digital Lean. SIEMENS digitalization tools
Alexey Samoshilov
Director of the "Industrial Service" Business Unit, Digital Industries, Siemens
11:15 - 12:15
Break
12:15 - 13:45
Group work and solution development facilitation methods.
Inna Lobtsova
Partner for Strengthening Business Competencies and Development of Trust Culture, Head of Business Development Practice of Chukhno & Partners
13:45 - 14:00
Break
14:00 - 15:00
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
May 21
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
8:00 - 9:30
The use of EBITDA indicator in the financial evaluation of improvement projects.
Alexei Kurbatov
Business coach, management consultant
9:30 - 9:45
Break
9:45 - 10:30
Benchmark projects.
ERG+Siemens. Improvement of equipment management efficiency.
10:30 - 11:15
Benchmark Projects.
Nornickel program case Part 2. Multiple influencing factors. Digital changes.
Sergey Blynskikh
Head of Project Office, Nornickel Polar Division
Egor Rybin
Senior Methodology Manager, Nornickel Polar Division
11:15 - 12:15
Break
12:15 - 13:30
Project communication, conflict management, how to work with staff reluctance and how to increase involvement.
Katarina Andreyeva
Director of Lean Technologies, Ak Bars Bank
13:30 - 13:45
Summing up the results of the second bootcamp. Goal setting for the intermodule period.
13:45 - 14:00
Break
14:00 - 15:00
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
September 7
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
08:00 - 08:15
Opening of the third bootcamp.
08:15 - 09:30
Five principles of change management according to the Prosci methodology.
Rimma Denisovets
andChange
09:30 - 09:45
Break
09:45 - 11:15
Five principles of change management according to the Prosci methodology.
Rimma Denisovets
andChange
11:15 - 12:15
Break
12:15 - 13:45
Motivation and competence management for project teams participants.
Julia Chukhno
Senior Partner, Executive and Business Coach, Chukhno & Partners
13:45 - 14:00
Break
14:00 - 15:00
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
September 8
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule.
8:00 - 9:30
Project Management, Part 2. Project quality. Project risks. Conflict management. Project completion.
Alexey Samoshilov
Director of the "Industrial Service" Business Unit, Digital Industries, Siemens
9:30 - 9:45
Break
9:45 - 10:30
The project road map. Project Scaling.
Alexander Mamontov
Director of Business System Development, Nornickel Polar Division
10:30 - 11:15
Benchmark Projects.
Nornickel program case Part 3. Scaling.
Sergey Blynskikh
Head of Project Office, Nornickel Polar Division
Egor Rybin
Senior Methodology Manager, Nornickel Polar Division
11:15 - 12:15
Break
12:15 - 13:45
Benchmark Projects.
Analysis of the ABB project (quality management and scaling of the occupational health and safety project)
Tomasz Pelc
ABB
13:45 - 14:00
Break
14:00 - 15:00
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
September 9
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
8:00 - 9:30
Preparing a project for defense and stakeholders presentation.
Anna Brukhanova
RPS Center
9:30 - 9:45
Break
9:45 - 11:15
Visual grammar. Visualization of design solutions in project presentations.
Olga Ryzhuk
Researcher at the Ural Federal University
11:15 - 12:15
Break
12:15 - 13:45
Benchmark projects.
Why is your project stalling? Analysis of mistakes in project visualization and presentation.
Veronika Denisova
CEO of International Productivity Academy
13:45 - 14:00
Break
14:00 - 15:00
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
September 10
Consultations with the mentors and advisors according to an individual schedule
8:00 - 9:00
Consultation with advisors and mentors before project defenses.
9:00 - 9:30
Individual examination
9:30 - 9:45
Break
9:45 - 11:15
Presentation of corporate participants' projects to the experts, stakeholders and teams.
11:15 - 12:15
Break
12:15 - 13:15
Presentation of corporate participants' projects to the experts, stakeholders and teams.
13:15 - 13:45
Grand closing of the Accelerator. Certificate award ceremony.
PARTNERS
IPWeek 2021 General partner
ACCELERATOR IPWeek 2021 General partner
ACCELERATOR IPWeek 2021 partner
IPWeek 2021 General media partner
Organizer
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