VK TRAINING PROGRAMS BRIDGE CULTURAL GAPS, BOOST PRODUCTIVITY, AND BREAK DOWN COMMUNICATION BARRIERS

Never before in history has global interconnectedness been so crucial to a company’s growth. It is imperative that your workforce possess optimal language and communication skills and a solid foundation of respect for cultural diversity. The results are measurable in the form of increased productivity and employee retention.

When your organization possesses the ability to weave cultural diversity and customs sensitivity into your business model you can achieve new heights of success in this new, more challenging landscape.

Imagine the competitive edge you will have when your team members are enjoying newly discovered abilities that will allow them to confidently showcase their intercultural strengths while communicating with clarity and flair.

I use a powerful but pleasurable approach to my programs that keep attendees engaged, with vital information retained and implemented long after the training is completed.

 I have a unique way of listening intently at a deeper level than most, quickly earning trust and opening communication channels. This is particularly refreshing to those who are not normally accustomed to being heard. My high touch personalized yet practical approach is what sets me apart.

Training Clients have reported increases in:

  • Productivity
  • Intercultural and Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Employee Engagement
  • Teamwork
  • Buy-in on the overall mission

SERVICES

English for Specific Purposes

Let your service be above expectations | Be ready for each aspect of communication in global business | Profit from wide international reach

This training will help your team to develop the language and communication skills required to thrive in the global landscape.

Our increasing worldwide interconnectedness requires skill and confidence on all team levels when dealing with cultural diversity, so I customize all language, communication, and culture training according to your company’s specific needs.

Some of the popular training include:
  • E-mails and Telephoning
  • Socializing and Small Talk
  • Intercultural Skills
  • Customer Service (with a global perspective)
  • Presentations (with a global perspective)
  • International Conferences or Trade Fairs
  • HR-Specific Topics

Expats Working in Germany

CONNECT AND GET FAST ACCESS TO A NEW CULTURE | HAVE FUN LEARNING GERMAN | IMMERSE INTO A NEW WORLD

When you can easily and effectively integrate your skilled specialists from abroad, it creates a culture of inclusion that helps these important professionals feel more welcome, perpetuating higher morale, and productivity.

VK Training weave executive coaching elements into the classes, resulting in higher information retention and motivation as they acclimate to the new culture.

Executive Assistants

FILL THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO FILL | BE AGILE, ADAPTIVE, AND READY FOR CHANGE | BE VISIBLE

These tremendous assets are vital to an executive’s success on many levels, so their training should be treated accordingly. Whether you are a senior Executive Assistant or new to the field, this training is customized to meet you where you are.

A few of our more popular Executive Assistant training cover topics like: Best Practices, Productivity, Communication, Conflict Management, Digitalization, and Managing Down and Up.

Agile Industry 4.0 Times

Change, agility, and virtual working environments are just a few of the buzzwords heard in our new digital era. We are in the midst of it on a daily basis and face its challenges.

If you are looking to participate in the change and help design the future instead of watching from the sidelines, then this certified training is just the right thing for you!

You will receive a solid foundation for your work as an assistant. As you progress through the immersive 12 modules in this in depth training, you will begin to optimally expand your potential and skills in a methodical, easy to understand, step by step way.

From time and project management and essential communication techniques to teaching intercultural competencies – we offer an optimal combination of reality-based practical and theoretical knowledge.

You will be trained by experienced and knowledgeable lecturers including VK Training founder Violetta Krok, based on case studies, and utilizing a modular structure to ensure optimal learning success.

Topics covered include developing and enhancing key competencies, increasing confidence, and optimal positioning in a digital age.

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Integral Development Programs

RECOGNIZE TIME AND PRODUCTIVITY KILLERS | IMPLEMENT NEW HABITS | LEARN CONSTRUCTIVE COMMUNICATION | IMPROVE INTERCULTURAL SKILLS | TAKE ADVANTAGE OF DIVERSITY

These programs are designed to address key areas such as Productivity, Time Management, (Intercultural) Communication, and essential Business Skills.

Power Up Your Productivity and Time Management Skills

With the professional world moving at a rapid pace, the external pressures can be overwhelming. Despite all the productivity apps and time management tools available, it is still a challenge to set up systems that can work over a long period of time.

That is why this seminar is coming along at an ideal time. You will be empowered to take proven steps to reclaim your time, based on a time analysis of your individual duties.

This is a deep dive program that covers a multitude of topics including how to properly analyze your work scope, finding, and recognizing time and productivity killers, eliminating habits that no longer serve you and many more.

This seminar is perfect for anyone who is ready to make long term changes (as opposed to a quick fix). You will leave with tools and strategies that you can put to practical use immediately.

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What Clients Are Saying

"Violetta is one of a kind. She certainly can help any expat learn and master the German language. But what really sets her apart, is her decade-long coaching experience ranging from pharma industry to public sector. She is kind, honest and empowering. She is also tough, unapologetic and accountable. You want her in your corner for sure, and I can say that after 4 years of continuous coaching, I will sorely miss our weekly reality checks!"

Dr. C.V., Ph.D.
Senior Scientist - Pharmaceutical Industry - Germany

"Violetta is the perfect coach you are looking for. She is flexible and can adapt to your personality and your goals. She will not find the solution to your problems but will nicely guide you to find the way to solve them. Her level of energy and empathy is without any limit! Violetta was instrumental in the success a essential steps in my career and personal life and supported me on a very strategic projects to achieve my objectives. I would recommend her without any restriction."

Dr. F.M., Ph.D.
Senior Scientist - Pharmaceutical Industry - Germany

"I’m fortunate to have worked with her over the past three years and she has been key in giving me the support I needed to make the bold decisions that really took my career in hi-tech to the next level, twice. I highly recommend working with Violetta if you need a top-notch ally by your side to achieve the next big goal in your professional journey. "

C.C.
Team Leader - Tech Industry - USA

"You‘re looking for a professional coach? Be aware, Violetta is not the one for everyone ... why am I saying that? Well, I guess if you really want to get going, develop and grow your personality, hire her - she‘s the best and will kick your ... If you‘re looking for someone who is just „nice“, don‘t do it. Violetta will not accept lame excuses, long-winded speeches or the like - she WILL make you move! "

K.J.
CEO - Quality Systems - Germany

"Violetta is definitely the kind of high energy level woman you want to have by your side. Always positive, full of endless resources and straight to the point. Violetta has definitely inspired me to drive my career to the very top, believe in me & find my happiness. She is a unique admirable business happy lady... Wanna be as successful and happy as I am today??? Then just get Violetta on board! "

Dr. S. P., Ph.D.
Senior Scientist - Pharmaceutical Industry - Switzerland

"I could use a lot of terms to describe the skills of Violetta and in which way it´s a great benefit collaborating with her but I realized that one single word summarizes what is guiding her: EMPATHY. "

Dr. F.M., Ph.D.
Senior Scientist – Pharmaceutical Industry – Germany

"Violetta, you are the best, most amazing, coolest coach/teacher/therapist ever! 😊😊😊"

Dr. E.S., Ph.D.
Senior Scientist – Pharmaceutical Industry – Germany

"Thank you, Violetta! You are an inspiration! "

C.W.
Executive Assistant – Pharmaceutical Industry - Germany

"Dear Violetta, Just a quick note to say thank you for the great time we had during the management assistance training ... Particularly the Saturdays with you as an instructor were amazing, and you helped us discover skills we never suspected we had ... You are such a charismatic woman with an amazing ability to encourage people, and with such a positive attitude ... You have made such an amazing, lasting impression on me, and I am very grateful to you for your positive energy. Such a pity that the training is already over. "

A.S.
Manufacturing Industry - Germany

"I can only repeat what the other girls have said ... We had a great time, with lots of support, information, instructive contents ... and what was never missing in your lectures was that we all had a lot of fun and were highly motivated. As far as I am concerned, I would not mind monthly coaching sessions ... "

U.S.
Virtual Assistant – Germany

"Thanks to her charismatic personality, Violetta has no problem at all to engage all participants in her seminar right from the start. Right from the first minute, it was clear, this woman knows what she is talking about, and that it will be more than just theoretical knowledge that gets imparted. Her enthusiasm spreads easily to all the participants and the mutual interactions do not permit boredom to take hold even for a minute. "

S.W.
Executive Assistant – Public Sector - Germany

"I highly recommend Violetta as a language coach. She is extremely personable, always engaging and encouraging, and has deftly guided me through the hurdles of the German language. I feel that her unique combination of patience and persistence, and her ability to relate to my experience as an expatriate has really helped me to maintain the learning pace needed to acquire the language and use it in my daily life, even in the midst of trying to balance the competing demands of work and family life."

Dr. G.L., Ph.D.
Senior Scientist – Pharmaceutical Industry – Germany

"I wanted to thank you, by the way: Because the statement “YOU DO NOT HAVE TO STAY HERE” has helped me immensely and encouraged me to take the first steps towards leaving my company, checking out the job market and reviewing my qualifications, and to dare step out of my “comfort” zone! "

J.K.
Executive Assistant – Germany

"I have just received the training results. I am completely stunned. Many thanks, I have not taken it in yet. You have given me so much, thanks again!"

L.B.
Executive Assistant – Engineering Works – Germany

"My assistant is one my most valuable assets. Her ability to professionally manage my (and others’) needs has direct and deep consequences for my ability to deliver results and on how I am regarded by others. She is already quite a strong performer, and so the coaching program is a both a recognition of her talent and also a development investment to take her performance to the next level. "

Dr. A.M., Ph.D.
Supervisor to an Executive Assistant - Pharmaceutical Industry - Germany

"It was truly enriching – one of the best seminars/continuing education courses that I have ever attended. The coaching is fantastic, and Violetta Krok is unique."

R.R.
Executive Assistant - Pharmaceutical Industry - Germany

"I suddenly realized what impact my behavior and my thoughts had on myself and my surroundings. We were given tools that brought calmness to the way I think, feel and act. I have never experienced such team work. The time is ripe - and so am I - for new things, new thoughts and new emotions. The coaching helped me to let go. I would recommend coaching to everybody who faces life changes, who has to change directions. The coaching results can be felt and seen. Violetta's coaching fosters development on a personal and professional level."

N.N.
Executive Assistant - Pharmaceutical Industry - Germany

"What did you do with them? This team is like an amazing clockwork. And they can read my mind. "

Dr. J.M., Ph.D.
Supervisor to an Executive Assistant Team - Pharmaceutical Industry - Germany

"The classes were immensely exciting, amazingly well put together with different presentation tools and full of valuable content. You are absolutely amazing, and that makes you stand out!"

M.M.
Automotive Industry - Germany

"It’s been an incredible journey learning from you! Thanks for walking me through the language and the culture in the past year, plus many local tips! It’s been a tremendous journey for our family, and I very much appreciate we can communicate with you. "

Dr. Z.D., Ph.D.
Senior Scientist - Pharmaceutical Industry - Germany

"I have been taking language training with Violetta for one and a half years now.
What makes it so amazing is the way she is able to share her knowledge, embracing her passion for her work while teaching a language and culture. And not only with everyday life topics we are challenged with while getting integrated in a new country and culture but with added interesting work-related skills. A full package! Yes, there are a lot of professionals in this area, but only a few can evolve us in a way that brings us to learn more than a language, but also makes us discover matters which we can bring for our entire professional and personal life. More than grateful! "

T.A.
Executive Assistant - Pharmaceutical Industry - Germany

List of Clients

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG
  • Sanomed Gesundheits- und Sportnahrungsmittel GmbH
  • Wieland Werke AG
  • Diehl Aviation GmbH
  • ACD Elektronik GmbH
  • Colep Laupheim GmbH
  • Georg Schlegel GmbH und Co. KG
  • Brunel GmbH
  • Bästlein Gebrauchtmaschinen GmbH
  • Transporeon GmbH & Co. KG
  • First Fit GmbH & Co. KG
  • Prinzing GmbH
  • WEH GmbH

Violetta Krok

Professional Development Coach + Trainer

VK Business Communication Solutions | Ulm | Germany