- The new Global Technical Learning Center demonstrates GE’s commitment to driving innovation for industry to meet the toughest technical challenges
- Located next to GE’s largest factory in Germany, the new learning center provides a hands on learning environment and direct contact with product developers
- GE leadership programs and workshops will shape future leaders
GE Power Conversion, in the presence of global business leaders and many valued customers, is proud to announce the opening of its Berlin Global Technical Learning Center. The 2,500m² learning center will facilitate both internal GE training sessions and external technical training for businesses across industries. In addition to providing companies with a training facility closely linked to GE’s largest factory in Germany, the center will also deliver dedicated leadership learning programs for current and future leaders.
“The €1.3 Million the state of Berlin committed to training, technology and jobs at GE Power Conversion will turn out to be an excellent and sustainable investment in the City’s future,” said Cornelia Yzer, Senator for Economics, Technology, and Research of the state of Berlin.
“As we push the boundaries of innovation, we have the responsibility to provide the best possible training infrastructure to facilitate a high quality of innovation,” said Joe Mastrangelo, CEO, GE Power Conversion. “Our training center, which will not only provide technical training but will also act as a venue for leadership training and team building exercises, is a concrete step towards boosting GE and the wider industry to greater heights.”
The training center has the benefit of being situated next to the largest GE factory in Germany. As a result, dedicated tours to encourage direct contact with the latest equipment and GE experts will be provided, allowing participants to have a more hands-on and immersive learning experience.
The center is equipped with state of the art audio-visual technology, including HD projectors, smart screens and smart boards to facilitate contemporized learning approaches During the learning experiences, iPads will be provided to each participant to encourage the learners to interact and experience technology based learning approaches during training sessions.
The center has 15 conference rooms and 1,100m² of exhibition space, which can host up to 800 people; it is the ideal choice for companies seeking venues for events and conferences.
Commenting on the benefits of the center, Francesco Falco, Global Sales Leader, GE Power Conversion said, “In our new technical learning center, we have amalgamated the best of our services and our infrastructure to help our customers realise impactful and hands-on training sessions. With the high-tech setup, personalised offerings and services, our new technical learning center is an ideal one stop solution for customers to have a productive learning experience.”
“We are excited to introduce our state of the art learning center. Berlin is one of the commercial hubs of Europe and its location next to our factory makes it ideal for practical and experiential learning. We are committed to providing the best training facilities and creating a holistic environment where learning comes naturally,” said Thorsten Helmert, Lean Leader, GE Power Conversion. For more, visit: www.gepowerconversion.com.
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