Insight into ever­yday project operations

Success­fully completed projects of our inde­pen­dent consul­tants in various indu­stries and func­tional topics

Prepa­ra­tion of product launch for pharma product
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Prepa­ra­tion of product launch for pharma product

Project industry

Pharmaceutical industry

Functional topic

Projectmanagement office

Needed support

Consultant

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Prepa­ra­tion of product launch for pharma product

Project descrip­tion
A large phar­maceu­tical group was plan­ning the launch of a new product. A project manage­ment office project leader, who would be respon­sible for several opera­tional tasks at the same time, was required as backup for the product launch. The tasks of the provided consul­tant included the draf­ting of fore­cast models, support in key account plan­ning and the inte­gra­tion of medi­c­inal findings.

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The consul­tant praised our quick reac­tions, inte­re­sting project sugge­stions and friendly approach.

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Sales stra­tegy in auto­mo­tive sector commer­cial vehicles
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Sales stra­tegy in auto­mo­tive sector commer­cial vehicles

Project industry

Automotive industry

Functional topic

Growth strategy

Needed support

Consultant

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Sales stra­tegy in auto­mo­tive sector commer­cial vehicles

Project descrip­tion
A firm of consul­tants required support in the concep­tion and deve­lop­ment of a sales stra­tegy for the service divi­sion of a large auto­mo­bile group in the utility vehicle sector. Our consul­tant was part of a large on-site team of consultants.

Feed­back
The client praised our high level of flexi­bi­lity and constant availability.

The consul­tant praised our frank and friendly commu­ni­ca­tion and flexi­bi­lity in the face of fluc­tua­ting frame­work conditions.

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New growth oppor­tu­nities for the Italian energy market
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New growth oppor­tu­nities for the Italian energy market

Project industry

Energy industry

Functional topic

Growth strategy

Needed support

Project manager

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New growth oppor­tu­nities for the Italian energy market

Project descrip­tion
A manage­ment consul­tancy engaged a consul­tant for the purpose of analy­sing new growth trends in the Italian market. The purpose of the analysis was to obtain a better under­stan­ding of market deve­lop­ments, top-down trends and bottom-up requi­re­ments on the basis of customer needs in the energy business.

Feed­back
The client praised our proac­tive commu­ni­ca­tion and the fast and precise sugge­stion of suitable candidates.

The consul­tant who was provided was highly satis­fied with the level of freedom he received during the project work, and had special praise for the uncom­pli­cated recording of working hours and auto­mated invoice creation.

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New market oppor­tu­nities for an online health portal
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New market oppor­tu­nities for an online health portal

Project industry

Pharmaceutical industry

Functional topic

Market sizing

Needed support

Consultant

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New market oppor­tu­nities for an online health portal

Project descrip­tion
A leading online portal was plan­ning the stra­tegic exploi­ta­tion of new market oppor­tu­nities and the diver­si­fi­ca­tion of its revenue streams. Our consul­tant carried out a market analysis and iden­ti­fied poten­tial new busi­ness models for the client.

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New stra­tegy for overall vehicle development
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New stra­tegy for overall vehicle development

Project industry

Automotive industry

Functional topic

Business unit strategy

Needed support

Project manager

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New stra­tegy for overall vehicle development

Project descrip­tion
A firm of consul­tants required support in the deve­lop­ment of a busi­ness divi­sion stra­tegy for a client in the auto­mo­bile industry.

The focal point was the iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of poten­tial custo­mers in terms of their suita­bi­lity for an effec­tive cooperation.

Feed­back
The consul­tant who was provided praised the friendly rela­tions and the profes­sional imple­men­ta­tion enabled by effi­cient online tools.

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Online marke­ting consolidation

Online marke­ting consolidation

Project industry

Consumer goods & Retail

Functional topic

E-commerce & digital marketing

Needed support

Consultant

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Online marke­ting consolidation

Project descrip­tion
The client was close to conclu­ding a take­over. In this context, syner­gies were to be iden­ti­fied, analysed and imple­mented parti­cu­larly in the field of marke­ting/e-commerce. For this, a consul­tant with a back­ground in private equity, due dili­gence and/or e-commerce was wanted.

Feed­back
The consul­tant compli­mented on the quick support and the clear process.

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Customer journey analysis in e-commerce

Customer journey analysis in e-commerce

Project industry

Consumer goods & Retail

Functional topic

Customer life cycle management

Needed support

Consultant

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Customer journey analysis in e-commerce

Project descrip­tion
On short notice, an e-commer­ce/­mail-order retailer needed support for a pilot project, possibly for a longer period to conduct a deeper customer journey analysis. The project team was already working on the project and needed a spar­ring partner.

Feed­back
The consul­tant was happy with the good commu­ni­ca­tion and the commit­ment of the COMATCH team.

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New orga­ni­sa­tion of the sales team

New orga­ni­sa­tion of the sales team

Project industry

Household electronics

Functional topic

Sales and account management

Needed support

Expert

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New orga­ni­sa­tion of the sales team

Project descrip­tion
A company produ­cing high-quality supply and char­ging devices was plan­ning to reor­ga­nise the sales team. Deve­loped ideas were analysed by a neutral spar­ring partner and, having discussed those approa­ches, changes were to be made or other approa­ches to be considered.

Feed­back
The placed consul­tant described COMATCH’s conduct in the processes as extre­mely targeted and with a high factor of real human communication.

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IT-Release­ma­nage­ment

Project industry

Financial services

Functional topic

IT-project management

Needed support

Consultant

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IT-Release­ma­nage­ment

Project descrip­tion
A German soft­ware company was pressed for time while working on a soft­ware release project for a big German bank.

Within a week an expe­ri­enced project manager had to be found who both had IT know­ledge and expe­ri­ence with banks and could imme­dia­tely start working full-time for three months.

Feed­back
The client was delighted at the high quality of the sugge­sted consul­tants and got to know COMATCH as an ideal oppor­tu­nity to cover capa­ci­tive peaks in a minimum of time.

The placed consul­tant praised the fast tran­sac­tion and empha­sized that he could increa­singly focus on his core activity due to the faci­li­tated project acquisition.

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PMO Manager for a rest­ruc­tu­ring project

PMO Manager for a rest­ruc­tu­ring project

Project industry

Consumer goods & Retail

Functional topic

Restructuring

Needed support

Project manager

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PMO Manager for a rest­ruc­tu­ring project

Project descrip­tion
An inter­na­tional fashion manu­fac­turer and retailer required a project manager for the internal PMO team of a large-scaled rest­ruc­tu­ring project. The program needed to be struc­tured across diffe­rent modules. The use of an over­ar­ching dash­board should ensure progress in accord­ance with the project plan.

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Imple­men­ta­tion app strategy

Imple­men­ta­tion app strategy

Project industry

Transport & Logistic

Functional topic

IT-project management

Needed support

Consultant

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Imple­men­ta­tion app strategy

Project descrip­tion
A trans­port and logi­stics company needed a consul­tant in IT project manage­ment for the stra­tegic plan­ning of new apps for employees. The appli­ca­tions were in the idea, plan­ning, and deve­lop­ment stage and required a central control. For the sche­duled comple­tion, it was required to profes­sio­na­lize the areas of gover­nance, deve­lop­ment and opera­tional management.

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Digi­tiza­tion of the process for corpo­rate loans or factoring

Digi­tiza­tion of the process for corpo­rate loans or factoring

Project industry

Banking

Functional topic

Process management

Needed support

Consultant

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Digi­tiza­tion of the process for corpo­rate loans or factoring

Project descrip­tion
A specia­lized soft­ware provider of market data-based solu­tions was looking for a consul­tant to define the digital processes of corpo­rate loans and facto­ring. A crucial element of this task was to iden­tify and quan­tify the rele­vant process sections.

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Statis­tical vali­da­tion key perfor­mance indicator

Statis­tical vali­da­tion key perfor­mance indicator

Project industry

Consumer goods & Retail

Functional topic

Statistical analysis

Needed support

Entire project team

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Statis­tical vali­da­tion key perfor­mance indicator

Project descrip­tion
A clot­hing company rich in tradi­tion deve­loped a new supe­rior Key Perfor­mance Indi­cator (KPI) in order to examine indi­vi­dual outlets in regard to their effec­tiveness and profi­ta­bi­lity. To ensure a trans­pa­rent perfor­mance compa­rison the new KPI had to be subjected to a statis­tical veri­fi­ca­tion before the implementation.

Feed­back
The client appre­ciated the fast and uncom­pli­cated place­ment of the consul­ting assign­ment at compa­ra­tively reason­able condi­tions as well as the good and thorough support service of COMATCH.

The placed consul­tants praised both the high respon­si­veness of COMATCH and the constantly decent and trustful inter­ac­tion throug­hout the project.

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Consul­ta­tive sales training

Consul­ta­tive sales training

Project industry

Chemistry

Functional topic

Sales and account management

Needed support

Expert

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Consul­ta­tive sales training

Project descrip­tion
A European chemical company was looking for an inno­va­tive, coun­sel­ling-oriented sales trai­ning for chosen talents of its U.S. subsi­diary. The aim of the trai­ning was to enable the sales depart­ment to iden­tify customer needs in conver­sa­tions, to convey these after­wards into imple­men­ta­tion oriented measures and conse­quently to increase sales in the long run.

Feed­back
The consul­tant was impressed by the fast and easy-to-use proce­dures of COMATCH.

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Commer­cial due dili­gence construction/engineering

Commer­cial due dili­gence construction/engineering

Project industry

Construction industry

Functional topic

Due diligence

Needed support

Consultant

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Commer­cial due dili­gence construction/engineering

Project descrip­tion
A medium-sized company from the buil­ding indu­stry required support for a Commer­cial Due Dili­gence. Stra­tegic, tech­nical and market-related issues had to be addressed as quan­ti­ta­tively as possible and based on facts in order to make a well-formed state­ment about the oppor­tu­nities and risks of the possible invest­ment scenarios.

Feed­back
The client stressed parti­cu­larly the profes­sional provi­sion of infor­ma­tion on the candi­dates within the selec­tion process of COMATCH and praised the high reac­tion speed throug­hout the project.

The placed consul­tant was posi­tive about the simple and trans­pa­rent COMATCH plat­form and is looking forward to the possi­bi­lity of further cooperation.

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Coor­di­na­tion of imple­men­ta­tion cultural change progam

Coor­di­na­tion of imple­men­ta­tion cultural change progam

Project industry

Banking

Functional topic

Change management

Needed support

Project manager

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Coor­di­na­tion of imple­men­ta­tion cultural change progam

Project descrip­tion
A big German bank needed an external know­ledge holder who could coor­di­nate the imple­men­ta­tion of sustain­able values and convic­tions. At this long-term cultural change prede­ter­mined by the manage­ment the stra­tegic posi­tio­ning within the finan­cial sector in regard to the renewal of economic success and inter­na­tional compe­ti­tiveness had priority.

Feed­back
The client was very much pleased with the matching process deve­loped by COMATCH and empha­sized the flexible and imme­diate action on the part of the contact persons involved.

The placed consul­tant praised the fast and direct commu­ni­ca­tion with COMATCH within the course of the project.

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M&A tran­sac­tion media and commu­ni­ca­tion company

M&A tran­sac­tion media and commu­ni­ca­tion company

Project industry

Media & Entertainment

Functional topic

M&A Support

Needed support

Consultant

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M&A tran­sac­tion media and commu­ni­ca­tion company

Project descrip­tion
An inter­na­tional media and tele­com­mu­ni­ca­tions company was looking for short-term support for the sell-off of a target company in the context of an M&A process. In the inte­rest of an opti­mi­sa­tion of the sales result the area of activity for the consul­tant included basi­cally the profes­sional provi­sion of complex infor­ma­tion, a goal-oriented commu­ni­ca­tion with the parties involved and the setup of a compe­ti­tive field of interests.

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Conception/Implementation inter­na­tional talent acqui­si­tion strategy

Conception/Implementation inter­na­tional talent acqui­si­tion strategy

Project industry

Consumer goods & Retail

Functional topic

Talent management and employee development

Needed support

Project manager

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Conception/Implementation inter­na­tional talent acqui­si­tion strategy

Project descrip­tion
A multi­na­tional online retailer was looking for a consul­tant for the deve­lop­ment of an inno­va­tive acqui­si­tion stra­tegy to promote the ambi­tious growth plans with an inter­na­tional staff recruit­ment. On stra­tegic cons­i­de­ra­tion of talent acqui­si­tion the focus was on the fast filling of vacan­cies and cost reduc­tion besides the diffe­ren­tia­tion of the employer.

Feed­back
The client atte­sted that the plat­form is easy to use and that the coope­ra­tion was uncomplicated.

The placed consul­tant was delighted by the indi­vi­dual support provided by COMATCH and confirmed that suitable consul­tants were accu­ra­tely paired with projects within the matching process.

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Rede­fi­ning customer expe­ri­ence in auto­mo­tive aftersales

Rede­fi­ning customer expe­ri­ence in auto­mo­tive aftersales

Project industry

Automotive industry

Functional topic

Customer life cycle management

Needed support

Consultant

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Rede­fi­ning customer expe­ri­ence in auto­mo­tive aftersales

Project descrip­tion
A German auto­mo­bile manu­fac­turer rear­ranged the syste­matic and conti­nuous admi­ni­stra­tion of customer rela­tions in order to satisfy constantly advan­cing customer requi­re­ments. The aim of the project was the rede­fi­ning of the customer expe­ri­ence of the end client in the after sales domain (espe­ci­ally call centre) by means of work­shops with depart­ments and the deve­lop­ment of roll-out plans.

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Deve­lo­ping mobile loyalty program

Deve­lo­ping mobile loyalty program

Project industry

Consumer goods & Retail

Functional topic

E-commerce & digital marketing

Needed support

Expert

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Deve­lo­ping mobile loyalty program

Project descrip­tion
A big German trading house required support for the stra­tegic direc­tion of an inno­va­tive customer loyalty programme. By means of mobile terminal devices indi­vi­dual product propo­sals should be realised and a comfor­table payment process should be made possible in order to increase sales for statio­nary retailers. For the concep­tion the deve­lop­ment of an incen­ti­vi­sa­tion logic and system-wide IT processes was necessary.

Feed­back
The client praised the fast reac­tion speed and the personal inter­ac­tion over the course of the project.

The consul­tant appre­ciated the excel­lent contact support and valued the simple invoi­cing and feed­back function.

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Deve­lo­ping busi­ness plan for phar­maceu­tical industry

Deve­lo­ping busi­ness plan for phar­maceu­tical industry

Project industry

Pharmaceutical industry

Functional topic

Needed support

Consultant

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Deve­lo­ping busi­ness plan for phar­maceu­tical industry

Project descrip­tion
A German biotech company was in need of external exper­tise for the crea­tion of a busi­ness plan in English. In order to meet the requi­re­ments of poten­tial finan­cial inve­stors the market and compe­ti­tion analysis had to be done profes­sio­nally. A descrip­tive busi­ness plan was intended, one that supports the existing expan­sion plan and contri­butes to the secu­ring of the success of the company in the long run.

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Commer­cial due dili­gence IT

Commer­cial due dili­gence IT

Project industry

Software & IT services

Functional topic

Due diligence

Needed support

Project manager

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Commer­cial due dili­gence IT

Project descrip­tion
An IT and soft­ware company required exper­tise for an all-inclu­sive Due Dili­gence of a mid-sized enter­prise. In order to conduct a market based analysis of the busi­ness model, the B2B soft­ware product of the company needed to be examined. The product had to be checked espe­ci­ally with respect to its scala­bi­lity and the use of contem­porary inter­faces. Moreover it had to be ensured that the soft­ware solu­tion showed the necessary func­tio­n­a­lity to be also successful on the market in the future.

Feed­back
The consul­tant appre­ciated the custom-made matching process between consul­tants and project origi­na­tors as well as the good assi­stance for clari­fi­ca­tion of contrac­tual questions with the client.

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Esta­blish­ment of a centra­lized call center to enhance the service quality

Esta­blish­ment of a centra­lized call center to enhance the service quality

Project industry

Healthcare providers

Functional topic

Process management

Needed support

Consultant

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Esta­blish­ment of a centra­lized call center to enhance the service quality

Project descrip­tion
One of the biggest univer­sity clinics in Europe wanted to improve the acces­si­bi­lity by tele­phone for pati­ents and regi­stered doctors. While esta­bli­shing a central service centre the selec­tion of suitable candi­dates for the call centre as well as the profes­sional tele­phone trai­ning for the call agents had to be coor­di­nated. A strong exper­tise in project manage­ment and expe­ri­ence with complex company struc­tures were necessary for the project support.

Feed­back
The client commends the good commu­ni­ca­tion approach of COMATCH.

The consul­tant values the close coope­ra­tion with the client and COMATCH.

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Manage­ment post-merger integration

Manage­ment post-merger integration

Project industry

Media & Entertainment

Functional topic

Post merger integration

Needed support

Consultant

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Manage­ment post-merger integration

Project descrip­tion
An inter­na­tional leading digital marketer needed support for a post merger inte­gra­tion. With the inter­locking of the opera­tive busi­ness activi­ties and the harmo­ni­sa­tion of internal processes, activi­ties were necessary espe­ci­ally in the area of project manage­ment and at the merger of IT systems.

Feed­back
The free­lance specia­list was pleased, that COMATCH offered him uncom­pli­cated access to an exci­ting project with an attrac­tive company.

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Stee­ring relo­ca­tion of produc­tion of elec­tric company to Asia

Stee­ring relo­ca­tion of produc­tion of elec­tric company to Asia

Project industry

Plant & Machinery

Functional topic

Projectmanagement office

Needed support

Project manager

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Stee­ring relo­ca­tion of produc­tion of elec­tric company to Asia

Project descrip­tion
A mid-sized elec­tro­nics company relo­cated a manu­fac­tu­ring faci­lity to Asia. Support was needed for the coor­di­na­tion of emer­ging relo­ca­tion processes of the indi­vi­dual arti­cles and manu­fac­tu­ring equip­ment as well as accom­panying changes in capa­city at incorpo­ra­ting and outbound loca­tions. The consul­tant had to deter­mine relo­ca­tion rele­vant marginal condi­tions like stocks, customer appro­vals and manu­fac­tu­ring requi­re­ments and to record these in a consi­stent reporting system using essen­tial key perfor­mance indicators.

Feed­back
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The consul­tant was delighted by the close inter­ac­tion with one of the co-foun­ders and recom­mended COMATCH in his circle of acquaintances.

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Reco­very plan for medium-sized enterprise

Reco­very plan for medium-sized enterprise

Project industry

Private equity

Functional topic

Restructuring

Needed support

Consultant

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Reco­very plan for medium-sized enterprise

Project descrip­tion
An inde­pen­dent holding company deve­loped a reco­very plan for a mid-sized company on behalf of the finan­ciers. The consul­tant should share his expe­ri­ence with the crea­tion of concepts and be at the disposal of the project manager as a know how provider for tech­nical questions. The aim was to reveal the risk/reward profile of the reha­bi­li­ta­tion and to deter­mine specific requi­re­ments on the inte­grated finan­cial planning.

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Commer­cial due dili­gence online marke­ting agency

Commer­cial due dili­gence online marke­ting agency

Project industry

Media & Entertainment

Functional topic

Due diligence

Needed support

Project manager

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Commer­cial due dili­gence online marke­ting agency

Project descrip­tion
The support of a project manager for the reali­sa­tion of a Due Dili­gence in the media indu­stry was needed. By means of an analysis of the preva­lent busi­ness and market envi­ron­ment of the target company from the media and enter­tain­ment indu­stry the basis for an assess­ment of the reco­vera­bi­lity of the acqui­si­tion in the works was established.

Feed­back
The placed consul­tant was deeply contented with the coope­ra­tion with COMATCH due to the personal and quali­fied support and he praised parti­cu­larly the intui­tive usabi­lity of the platform.

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Inter­na­tional rest­ruc­tu­ring project for procu­re­ment optimization

Inter­na­tional rest­ruc­tu­ring project for procu­re­ment optimization

Project industry

Telecommunication

Functional topic

Restructuring

Needed support

Consultant

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Inter­na­tional rest­ruc­tu­ring project for procu­re­ment optimization

Project descrip­tion
A consul­tant was needed for a compre­hen­sive turnaround project of a tele­com­mu­ni­ca­tion company. The project included opera­tive impro­ve­ment levers for the opti­mi­sa­tion of costs and profits. In order to analyse the existing room for mano­euvre an evalua­tion of the effi­ci­ency of the company’s purchase was done with the help of a bench­mark comparison.

Feed­back
Due to the highly profes­sional process, the consul­tant felt well informed at any time and as an inte­gral part of a team.

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Work­shop Lean Management

Work­shop Lean Management

Project industry

Plant & Machinery

Functional topic

Lean management

Needed support

Consultant

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Work­shop Lean Management

Project descrip­tion
A mid-sized provider of custom-build auto­ma­tion solu­tions aimed for the sensi­ti­sing of its staff in regard to the sensible use of resources. By means of a work­shop part of the staff should be intro­duced to Lean Manage­ment. For the reali­sa­tion of the work­shop an adequate indu­stry exper­tise and exten­sive know­ledge of the most important Lean Instru­ment was necessary.

Feed­back
The client praised the simple means of commu­ni­ca­tion on the COMATCH market place and the clear provi­sion of poten­tial candi­dates. The satis­fac­tory service was guaran­teed by the constantly profes­sional support in prepa­ra­tion for the workshop.

The uncom­pli­cated coope­ra­tion and the simple usabi­lity of the COMATCH plat­form simpli­fied the work on the project for the consul­tant. Due to the clear inter­face the indi­vi­dual invoi­cing was intui­tive and comfortable.

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Opti­mi­za­tion online store payment methods

Opti­mi­za­tion online store payment methods

Project industry

Consumer goods & Retail

Functional topic

E-commerce & digital marketing

Needed support

Project manager

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Opti­mi­za­tion online store payment methods

Project descrip­tion
A big German online fashion retailer wanted to opti­mise the control of its payment methods. To deduct possible impro­ve­ment oppor­tu­nities the usage habits of the custo­mers needed to be analysed and the payment proce­dures offered had to be assessed. By means of an adequate variety of payment solu­tions two things should be accom­plished: the payment secu­rity from the view of the retailer and at the same time a high customer friendliness.

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