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Swatch Group, Inc.

The Swatch Group Ltd. is a Swiss company that, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the manufacture of watches, movements, components and other products. The Company offers watches in all price and market categories: Breguet, Blancpain, Glashuette Original, Jaquet Droz, Leon Hatot, Omega and Tiffany in the prestige and luxury-range segment; Union Glashuette, Longines and Rado in the high-range segments; Tissot, ck watch & jewelry, Certina, Mido, Hamilton, Union and Balmain in the middle-range segment; Swatch and Flik Flak in the basic-range segment, and Endura in the private-label segment. The Company also manufactures mechanical and quartz movements, and is active in the design, production and marketing of electronic components. It also supplies movements and components to third-party watchmakers in Switzerland and around the world. The Swatch Group Ltd. has subsidiaries and distributors worldwide.

Training and Development

The Swatch Group actively promotes the further education of its executives and professionals. Therefore, the Group offers every year a wide range of seminars in the domains of leadership skills, social competencies, professional competencies, methodological competencies and self-competencies.

These seminars are oriented towards actual practical demands and issues and their content is efficiently and rapidly applicable.

All seminars are structured according to the following three steps:
– Preparation of the seminar (planning of the seminar and the transfer / realization)
– Seminar (for example. 2 days of seminar – transfer phase in daily work – 1 day of seminar)
– Assurance of transfer (by monitoring / coaching of the realization in daily work)

With this procedure, Swatch Group offers a custom-made programme of further education tailored to its needs. During the seminars, solutions for concrete issues are analysed and developed and can already be applied to the day-to-day business in the transfer phase.

Thus, the Swatch Group contributes to the increase in the employees’ satisfaction and promotes a high degree of independence, personal responsibility and change ability within the Group.