The ICV Autumn Conference in southern Germany, CCS Controlling Competence Stuttgart, took place on November 23. The ICV CEO Siegfried Gänßlen opened punctually at 12 noon. The first speaker started soon after him: Jens Ropers from the CA Controller Akademie reported on a major event dating about 200 years back: Waterloo. How this ended for […]

Event, Ganz schön was los, Herbsttagung, Internationaler Controller Verein, Themen

“Modern controlling – well-founded and proven in practice” was the motto of the ICV conference “Controlling Advantage Bonn – CAB 2017” on November 16. The work groups of the West Germany had invited to the Gas-Wasser-Zentrum in Bonn. This year, the CAB  offered an interesting cross-cutting with lectures on the possibilities and limitations of municipal […]

Herbsttagung, Hot Topics, Methoden & Erfahrungen

The Controlling Newcomer Award of the International Association of Controllers (ICV) goes this year to graduates of the Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin, the University of Applied Sciences Graz and the Technical University of Kaiserslautern. Doreen Semper from the Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin won the first prize for the thesis “Employee management […]

Ganz schön was los, Herbsttagung, Internationaler Controller Verein, Themen, Wichtig

On November 9/10 the International Association of Controllers (ICV) was guest at the Bavarian-Russian Conference Economic Sciences with 180 German and Russian participants in the Department of Economics of the Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen -Nuremberg. Bavarian and Russian universities currently have more than 100 partnerships. Two Russian work groups work in the ICV: in […]

Ganz schön was los, Internationaler Controller Verein, Karriere, Szene

ENG: Agile Methods and Scrum

by Hans-Peter Sander Does „Agility“ and „Controlling“ fit together? The big Munich „Controller Congress“ had the title “Agile Controlling in the digital reality – managing upheavals successfully?“. I received a fantastic offer: Deep immersion into the subject during a professional training to the “Agile Culture Coach”. In contributions to the ICV ControllingBlog, I report about […]

Methoden & Erfahrungen, Ratgeber

More than 130 finance & controlling managers and professionals as well as controlling-minded non-financial executives coming from the Sino-German business community participated in the 2017 Sino-German Controlling Forum in Suzhou near Shanghai on September 8th, 2017. The motto of this years’ Forum was “Controlling in Times of Uncertainty”. The key note speech was provided by […]

Event, Ganz schön was los, Internationaler Controller Verein

by Hans-Peter Sander “Agility” and “Controlling” – that fits! Did not this year’s Munich “Controller Congress” already postulate it with its title, “Agile Controlling in the digital reality – managing upheavals successfully?” Or maybe it does not fit – as we can hear in some critical discussions again and again…? I received a fantastic offer: […]

Ratgeber, Wichtig

Guest contribution by: Hans-Nicolai Hars, Senior Director for Procurement DACH at The Hackett Group (ICV corporate member) on the important role of controlling in procurement digitization A typical procurement organization can save up to 24 percent of process costs if it uses modern digital technologies correctly. The consistent introduction of these technologies raises the performance […]

Ratgeber, Wichtig