Maximus Academy

Would you like to train your employees at no cost to the company? Give your business an advantage and improve your team's skills with Maximus Academy.

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At Maximus, we understand that the right combination of learning, training and application of skills delivers better results.

 

Training is important to…

Increase motivation and retain staff, enhancing the expertise gained. New skills generate competitive advantages for your company.

Plan for the future

In an ever-changing world, equip your employees with transferable and soft skills to keep them engaged and stimulated. Faced with transformations, teams equipped with soft skills find better ways to work together, becoming a winning team.

Invest in skills

Employees who receive the necessary training do their job better. Improving your skills means increasing the understanding of the responsibilities attached to your role and strengthening your self-awareness. The confidence you gain translates into improved effectiveness and competitive edge.

Increase motivation

When the employer invests in training, employees feel appreciated. Training creates a favorable working environment, where employees feel motivated by growth opportunities.

Maximus Academy Course Catalog

Maximus offers a wide range of training courses, financed by national, regional, inter-professional and bilateral funds. Our expert team is at your disposal to help you find the most suitable course for your employees and to support you with the necessary documentation and application procedures.

Maximus offers advice to map business needs. Our experts will help you in defining expectations and objectives, so that each course is tailored and customized to the specific needs of your business.

Maximus delivers training courses both in person and via digital platforms. Our trainers and consultants gained their experience in world-class companies. The training approach focuses on practical activities, accompanied and reinforced by theoretical skills. The engagement of participants is the key to our success.

Maximus offers training courses on diversified thematic areas:
• Smart Working
• Well-Being at Work
• Industry 4.0
• Business competitiveness
• Business English
• Digital Skills
• Social Care & Welfare

Smart Working

  • Efficient Smart Working: Agile Work Organization

    The health emergency brought a revolution in the world of work and above all in the way people work. Smart working has many advantages. It allows to balance work and family commitments, to save traveling time, to be more focused and efficient, and to manage time in a better way. To make these benefits real, a greater ability to organize staff and optimize the agile work of employees is crucial.

    Objectives of the course:

    • Enhancing organizational skills, such as time management and work organization, setting targets and problem solving techniques related to agile work.
    • Developing the ability to organize working hours and priorities, and to manage interpersonal relationships in a digital environment.

    24 hours
    € 408 per participant
    2 modules

    Module 1
    Agile work organization: effective setting and management of work processes

    Module 2
    Smart working tools: time management, communication techniques and tools

  • Effective Distance Working: How to Work Remotely and Effectively

    For some time now, several Italian and/or global companies have established remote work processes and have therefore started reviewing the way they interact in a digital environment. The health emergency has changed the way people work: Smart working has become a reality for over 73% of companies. The training paths designed in collaboration with “The European House Ambrosetti Academy” support employees in boosting their effectiveness in the digital transformation era.

    Objectives of the course:

    • Developing the ability to manage relationships remotely, with an adequate expressive training path.
    • Enhancing listening and communication skills in a digital environment.
    • Defining priorities: importance and urgency in carrying out activities remotely.

    16 hours
    € 6,000 per course

    The course is ideal for 10-12 participants.

    During the course, emotional engagement methods are used to facilitate "cognitive" learning.

Well-Being at Work - Industry 4.0

  • Management Skills for Innovation

    The transformation to achieve an Industry 4.0, or to create the "digital factory" is one of Italy's strategic goals.  The National Plan for the Transition to Industry 4.0 contains all the initiatives and funds available for transformation by macro-area. In addition to investments for the digital transformation of production and company procedures, there is also the need to accompany human capital along this transformation path. This course helps to promote the organizational well-being of companies through the enhancement of staff management and technical skills.

    Objectives of the course:

    • Gaining new knowledge and skills, aimed at managing business change by setting the correct management approaches.
    • Providing the cognitive tools and operational techniques necessary to pursue the innovative goals set by Industry 4.0.
    • Implementing the new management processes, relating risk management and assessment tools; tools to implement the correct smart working approach.

    48 hours
    € 790 per participant
    3 modules

    Module 1
    Project innovation and related documentation in Industry 4.0

    Module 2
    Risk assessment: making your factory smarter

    Module 3
    Managing smart working safely

  • Organizational and Relational Skills

    This course strengthens skills such as time management and effective communication, and negotiation techniques in order to devise the most appropriate approaches to managing new company processes. Skills necessary to promote a work environment conducive to the creation of a safer and more efficient "smart factory", thanks to the introduction of smart working.

    Objectives of the course:

    • Understanding how to apply agile work, monitoring tools and techniques, negotiation and its methods, the implementation of an effective problem solving.
    • Helping to gain new knowledge and skills to effectively manage relationships with colleagues, superiors and clients, managing their time efficiently and choosing the right approach to tackle challenges.

    48 hours
    € 790 per participant
    3 modules

    Module 1
    Smart working, time management, self-efficiency techniques

    Module 2
    Negotiating successfully

    Module 3
    Problem solving: solving complex issues in industry 4.0

Business Competitiveness

  • Project Management Techniques for Business Competitiveness

    The success of a company is achieved with product development strategies and/or company process improvement: the lack of a project management culture generates a scattering of energy and resources, hindering and delaying the achievement of final objectives. The company becomes competitive when a correct balance is established between the satisfaction of its customers and the satisfaction of the company. Project management is key in supporting companies in the design phase.

    Objectives of the course:

    • Gaining new knowledge and skills to define strategic goals for the company and to plan the work accordingly.
    • Equipping participants with the cognitive tools and operating techniques necessary for the efficient management of company processes, effective control of operations and assessment of results, with a view to continuous improvement.

    40 hours
    € 600 per participant
    2 modules


    Module 1
    How to design your business “project”

    Module 2
    Managing company processes according to the phases of the project life cycle

  • Customer Relationship Management in Times of Crisis

    The operational limitations imposed by the current health safety measures have made the management of the basic company processes relating to the relationship with the customer more complex. Due to the need to apply social distancing, sales, technical and administrative assistance had to adjust their operational methods, implying a significant increase in the digitization of most of the processes. While this has often resulted in greater difficulties in contacting, acquiring and retaining customers, on the other, it has opened up new communication opportunities, which, if properly exploited, can help mitigate some of the negative effects of the current crisis.

    Objectives of the course:

    • Gaining new cognitive tools and communication skills that help establish and maintain a relationship of mutual satisfaction with the customer, starting with sales and continuing with administrative and technical assistance.
    • Providing participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to organize and manage the relationship with customers, based on specific company communication and organizational strategies.

    18 hours
    € 414 per participant
    2 modules

    Module 1
    Basic tools for setting up the customer relationship management

    Module 2
    Managing the relationship with the customer using effective communication

English - Communicating with the World

  • Basic English for Customer Attraction

    The course is intended for the staff of internationalized companies or companies that plan to tackle new foreign markets. We identified these training needs considering the opportunities for business development in the current socio-economic context, reviewed in light of the global health emergency.

    Objectives of the course:

    • Allowing participants to gain cognitive tools and linguistic skills in English to establish and maintain a relationship of mutual satisfaction with the client and/or with foreign management.
    • Providing participants with basic knowledge and language skills in English, both oral and written, necessary for an effective exchange of information, using different registers.

    20 hours
    € 400 per participant

    Module 1
    Basic tools for setting up the customer relationship management

    Module 2
    Managing the relationship with the customer using effective communication

  • Communication for Internationalization

    This course aims to assist companies in the process of opening up to new markets, by strengthening the communication and linguistic skills of the employees involved in the process. Similarly, in the case of companies that are already internationalized, this training course aims at consolidating the relationship with the foreign customer or with the corporate management for the Italian offices of global companies, safeguarding the edge already gained.

    Objectives of the course:

    • Allowing participants to gain new cognitive tools and communication skills to establish and maintain a relationship of mutual satisfaction with the client and/or with foreign management.
    • Providing participants with basic knowledge and language skills in English (lower-intermediate level), both oral and written, necessary for an effective exchange of information, using different registers.

    30 hours
    € 600 per participant 

    Module 1
    Grammar and business vocabulary

    Module 2
    Effective communication in English

Digital Skills

  • Digital Transformation of Office Work with Office Automation

    Nowadays, the digitization of company processes is generally widespread and involves more and more aspects of daily work in companies, regardless of size, sector and company staff, be it production, management, logistics or administration. Knowing how to use properly the Office suite is among the minimum requirements for any position in today's world of work.

    Objectives of the course:

    • Increasing the participants' knowledge and skills related to the use of the most popular office automation tools.
    • Providing participants with the cognitive tools and operational techniques necessary to pursue the innovation goals set by the digital transition of their companies.

    20 hours
    € 460 per participant
    2 modules

    Module 1
    Overview of the tools for office automation offered by the Microsoft Office suite

    Module 2
    Digitization of office processes and data archiving with various Office Automation tools

Warehouse Management Skills

  • Training for Food Warehouse Managers: Demand Planning and Integrated Process Management

    The course is intended for staff responsible for the management of company warehouses, which due to production, commercial, or management needs, are equipped with food storage deposits. The purpose of the course is to improve the efficiency of food warehouse management. The explosion of the pandemic highlighted the need for a new professional figure: the Demand Planner, namely the person in charge of reading and analyzing market trends in correlation with company needs.

    Objectives of the course:

    • Gaining new knowledge and skills to organize food supply and storage.
    • Provide participants with the cognitive tools and operational techniques necessary to plan supplies and manage the warehouse by integrating logistical needs with administrative processes, also using IT tools.

    24 hours
    € 450 per participant
    2 modules

    Module 1
    Physical warehouse management: goods handling and storage

    Module 2
    Warehouse organizational management: demand planning and integration with administrative processes

Social Care & Welfare

  • Training Path for Educators and Social Workers Dealing with Youth at Risk

    The course is intended for social workers operating in the field of social care and welfare, who work in institutions, facilities, communities dedicated to the reception, accompaniment and rescue of minors in situations of social hardship. Among the areas of intervention, childcare services undoubtedly occupy a prominent position. In this field, numerous sector surveys reveal the growth of new types of juvenile hardship, ranging from social exclusion represented by NEETs to cyberbullying, and from social hardship to actual deviance.

    Objectives of the course:

    • Gaining new knowledge and skills to analyze the needs of minors and to devise the most appropriate didactic and/or educational strategies to respond to these needs;
    • Providing participants with the cognitive tools and operational techniques necessary to effectively deliver actions to prevent and combat juvenile hardship.

    32 hours
    € 350 per participant
    3 modules

    Module 1
    Regulatory, legal, and methodological tools: family law and prevention

    Module 2
    Didactic-educational tools: techniques for strengthening interpersonal relationships

  • Training for Coordinators of Entities Dealing with Minors at Risk

    The course is intended for coordination staff of institutions, facilities, social and welfare communities involved, to varying degrees, in the reception, accompaniment and rescue of minors in situations of social hardship. The purpose of the course is to optimize the performance of entities operating in the area of juvenile hardship by improving the organizational skills of their managers and coordinators.

    Objectives of the course:

    • Gaining new knowledge and skills suitable for coordinating the teams of operators delivering services to minors and for activating multidisciplinary collaborative networks;
    • Providing participants with the necessary cognitive tools and techniques to report and assess the results of actions to prevent and combat juvenile distress.

    32 hours
    € 440 per participant
    2 modules

    Module 1
    Tools for activity coordination: team building and team working techniques

    Module 2
    Reporting and assessment of interventions: Documents for the educational sector

  • Training for Social Workers Operating in the Reception and Integration Area

    The course is intended for social workers who work in institutions, facilities, communities
    dedicated to the assistance in the regularization and integration of non-EU citizens and migrants. The purpose of the course is to increase the effectiveness of interventions by improving the skills of sector operators.

    Objectives of the course:

    • Gaining new knowledge and skills to understand the needs of migrants and to devise the most suitable strategies to meet these needs;
    • Providing participants with the necessary cognitive tools and operational techniques to effectively provide assistance to migrants in the processes of regularization and integration.

    30 hours
    € 490 per participant
    2 modules

    Module 1
    Methods of a virtuous approach to migrants: enrolment and methodologies to assess needs

    Module 2
    Integration tools